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1908 London Marathon

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=meD5DkXGyhU

 

1912 Captain Captain Lawrence Oates

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NJutl9QhTnk

 

1914 German & British Play Football

More videos on this great moment of sportsmanship – when sport prevailed & war stopped.

100 years later British and german soldiers play football

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zt0B7gQ7YWs

Prince William pays tribute to 1914 Christmas Truce

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u1R4SyoUiew

 

 

1936 Blond German Helps Black American During Hitler’s Olympics

Jesse Owens 4 gold medals ( 1 minute)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v-pUVuwIpP0

Lutz Long

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hR6VFvMXCN4 (2 mins)

 

1948 A Sad Celebration, A Standing Ovation & Three Cheers

Donald Bradman gets 3 cheers from English cricket team but  bowled out for a duck https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VKlW3TRny9o  (1 min)

 

1952 Last Minute Czech Triple Gold Reveals Two Finger Technique

Zatopek wins 5,000m gold medal

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EmiPIstRZj4 (2 mins)

 

1956 A Russian Op­ponent’s Mother Kisses Iranian Wrestler

Takhti : The Stolen Iranian Hero

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g1h1pQIxTCc (4 mins)

 

1958 Irishman Saves Lives (and Honour) In Munich Air Crash

Manchester United Players Die in Munich Air Crash (1958)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OkvmDfW_Q08 (3 mins)

Manchester United crash scene at Munich.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L98M_dqDgJM

 

1960 Rudolph Comes Home To An Integrated Party

Wilma Rudolph Beats Polio To Become Olympic Champion – Rome 1960 Olympics https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RLmn7MsDhHU (1 min)

Wilma Rudolph’s Incredible Career | Olympic Records

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JqI8NyZtCmo (3 min)

 

1960 America’s Arnold Palmer Helps World To Solve Its Problems

Arnold Palmer relives the 1960 U.S. Open at Cherry Hills

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gYDgahfpsBM

 

1964 Italian Flying Red Head Repairs Canadian & British Sleighs (2 mins)

 

 

1968 Tanzanians Never Give Up – Akhwari The Marathon Man

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k6oW9uYtJnA (3 min)

 

1968 Portugal’s Eusebio – Total Gentleman, European Cup Final 1968

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=THH_TnTA58M (14 seconds)

 

1968 Welshman Appeals On Behalf Of West Indies Opposi­tion

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KZUVL3SqqZo (2 mins)

 

1969 America’s Jack Nicklaus Gives A Brit A ‘Gimme’ Ryder Cup

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I1ajibVkQzE (2 mins)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y22j-cBmMCs (15 mins documentary)

 

1970 England’s Sir Bobby Moore Surrenders World Cup

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=75vph68v9og (2 mins)

 

1973 Englishman, Mike Hailwood, Rescues Italian From F1 Inferno

 

1973 Northern Ireland’s Peace Maker – Derek Dougan

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mpGzCbJFZSI

 

1975 A Small Guy Makes The Big Time

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vEGOTWwd14M

 

1976 Fujimoto Shattered Knee Doesn’t Affect The Team

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aj535O4ZJxM

 

1981 German Pallbearer Lays His Old USA Adversary To Rest

Joe Louis vs Max Schmeling – 1st Round Knockout

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2LNzWHuygpw

 

 

1988 Canadian Sailor Gives Up Olympic Dream To Save Others

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MS6DcLP7WDc

 

1988 Eddie The Eagle Soars In Calgariy’s Winter Olympics

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L1aWsFpg3To (2 mins)

 

 

1992 Derek Redmond’s Dad, Barcelona Olympic Games 

Be prepared to cast a tear, during this highly moving video (2.5 mins)

 

And then you simply have to watch Derek Redmond, many years later, telling me about his Dad’s famous Sausage Story Story (below). I was delighted to meet Derek. He was such a decent guy – brimming with enthusiasm and still to this day, so proud of his Dad, that he tells this amazing little life changing story which I captured on video.

Derek Redmond's Dad's 'Sausage Story'

Derek Redmond’s Dad’s ‘Sausage Story’

Watch Derek Redmond’s Dad’s Sausage Story . It’s only 3 minutes but it is brilliant.  Please do post a comment – even if it is only ‘Great Video’ or whatever. Please also share this video. This really helps this sportsmanship campaign. Thanks.

 

1994 Norwegian Gold Opens Eritrea Window To A New World

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0YCEI3JYph4

 

1994 Canadian Fulfils His Dying Sister’s Promise – Lillehammer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cr4i6jRMNjo

 

1995 Man­dela Calms The Rage And Boosts The Strength

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O1VuGEcYV4k (3 mins)

 

1996 Englishman Saves Frenchman And Loses His Dream

1997 Scouser Fowler Protests Opposition’s Innocence

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZUrcX6kpkU0

 

1998 There’s Honour In The Battle USA V Iran World Cup

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sGt9W4rcd2A (3 mins)

 

1999 French Philosopher Offers An English FA Cup Rematch

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=whO5GAFBp30 (2 mins)

 

2001 Italian Di Canio Stops An English Premiership Game

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EWdf5ZLbtYo (20 seconds)

 

2004 Tackled & Bruised & Battered, Brazilian Runs On

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1iClz6fB4lo ( 1 min)

 

2007 God Save Croke Park – Sport Prevails Over Auld Enemy

2008 American Softball Teammates Carry Opponent

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jocw-oD2pgo

 

2008 He Junquan, The Quintessential Sportsman

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=71Sq-RgJ7eY

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