World Cup 2014 Best Sportsmanship Moments (Part 2/2)

  Win Or Lose Brazilian Fans Celebrate Football   Although they suffered their greatest ever humiliation with a 7-1 thrashing from Germany, the Brazilian fans were great. They displayed great dignity in defeat, even good humour and fun. Continuing the amazing sportsmanship moments from Part 1 (including an outer space sportsmanship moment on video), the Brazilians … Read more

Strikers & Keepers, Brazilians & Saudis United in Sportsmanship

During the heat of battle in a Saudi Premier league match, between Al Nahdha and Al Ittihad, something beautiful happened followed by something terrible followed by something even more beautiful, and all in the space of one minute. A four goal bonanza had the game evenly balanced with the teams drawing 2-2 early in the … Read more

Football’s Top 10 Sportsmanship Moments 2012/13

There were so many wonderful moments of sportsmanship in football to choose from, it was very difficult, however here’s the Top 10 moments we broadcasted with BBC Radio London yesterday (on the Phil Parry Sports Show). BBC Radio London Sports Show host, Phil Parry, invites PR Smith to list the Top 10 Football Sportsmanship Moments … Read more

The Fastest Rugby Player In The World

Carlin Isles is the fastest rugby player in the world. He’s a 100m sprinter who heard about rugby, thought it was interesting, asked if he could try it and a few month later he’s playing for the USA and running in tries just for fun. An extraordinary athlete. He plays rugby in a refreshingly free … Read more

People Who Succeed Demonstrate The Greatest Sportsmanship – Conor O’Shea

Whether it is the 6 Nations Rugby, World Rugby Cup, World Cup, Olympics or any game, any sport, anywhere, Sportsmanship is crucial, says Conor O’Shea. Conor played for Ireland 36 times and is currently Director Of Rugby in Britain’s most successful club, Harlequins RFC. Here’s what he has to say about sportsmanship and The Great … Read more

How Sportsmanship Can Change The World

Can a man throwing a spear stop a war? Can a woman reading a poem stop a war? Can sworn enemies become friends just for two weeks every four years? The answer is ‘Yes, Yes and Yes!’ And it’s been going on for some time ….in fact over a thousand years…….. How Sportsmanship Can Change … Read more

Top 10 Great Sportsmanship Moments from 2012

Golfer near the water

There were so  many with the London 2012 Olympics, Euro 2012, Ryder Cup and so much more.   Here’s our Top Ten starting with Number 10 and working our way down to our Number 1  Great Sportsmanship Moment of the year.   10.      Golf –  Young American’s  Honesty Of The Highest Order   November:  A … Read more

Olympism–the real Olympic dream?

Can men win medals for merely writing words? Can a man throwing a javelin stop a war? Can enemies become friends, at least every 4 years? The answer is simply ‘yes’. They already have – many, many times. For more than a thousand years. …….it’s to do with Olympism the real meaning of the Olympics. … Read more

Great Fans – Wenger Stops TV Commentators so French Can hear Irish Sing

4-0 down and with a few minutes left , the stadium in Gdansk is filled with the sound of 25,000 Irish fans singing ‘The Fields of Athenry’ with the Spanish fans clapping in rhythm. The World Champions  coach, Vincente del Bosque, said afterwards: “I thought (with) that the Irish fans and players showed us what … Read more

60 Of The Best – Great Quotes from Bill McLaren (part 1 of 4)

The late great, Bill McLaren was simply the world’s best rugby commentator ever. He was known as ‘The Voice Of Rugby’. You’ll see why. Bill believed passionately in sportsmanship. So in celebration of the 6 Nations Rugby Championship which starts this weekend we’ll publish 6o of the best quotes from the master himself, plus a … Read more