Rugby World Cup 2015 – A Photographic Celebration Of Sportsmanship

South African fan hugs Japanese fan

Rugby World Cup 2015 is exciting and compelling viewing as small nations shock big nations and favourites get beaten. But despite dreams being shattered and no matter what the result,  sportsmanship prevails in Rugby World Cup 2015. After the game, all players shake hands. Many embrace. Some even pray together (Fiji v Australia). And the … Read more

6 Nations Rugby Facts Fixtures & Quiz

Old Friends Become Enemies – Rugby 6 Nations Championship Yes it’s that time of year when old friends become enemies for 6 weeks. The 6 Nations Rugby Championship is back. Some say ‘normal hostilities are resumed’. Whichever way you look at it, the air tingles with excitement if you are lucky enough to get a … Read more

Top 10 Sportsmanship Moments 2014 (part 1 of 2)

Another year of sport packed with great sportsmanship moments. From 280 inspirational stories posted on facebook, we’ve selected the Top 10 Sportsmanship Moments with BBC Radio London. You can hear all 10 best sportsmanship stories on the radio interview (in part 2) or you can read the Top 10 here (this, part 1, covers number 10 to … Read more

Ian Wright (Arsenal & England footballer) Fights Irish Golfer In Heathrow Hotel

    Friends became enemies for 6 vicious violent minutes in a shock fight in a hotel near Heathrow Airport, London, England. Ian Wright, Arsenal & England footballer fought Ireland’s Tony Healy (a professional golfer) who likes to box in a 3 x 2 minute boxing match Fri 28 March 2014 at the Thistle hotel … Read more

He Taught Us How To Forgive ………… Nelson Mandela 1918 – 2013

A man who suffered 27 years of imprisonment because he demanded basic human rights for himself and his people, bore no bitterness. A man of great dignity and wisdom. A man who lit up the world with his smile, who broke the stiffness of formality by wearing splendid bright coloured African shirts to various meetings. … Read more

Glasgow Celtic & Rangers Unite To Launch European Culture, Diversity & Sport (& Sportsmanship) Programme

Glasgow was a city divided by two football teams, two beliefs, two religions, two cultures with fierce animosity over the years. However much work has been done by open-minded people from both sides to unite youngsters and rid us of  out-dated bigotry. Rangers, Ally Dawson & Celtic’s David Hay hold the Great Moments Of Sportsmanship … 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

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

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 the late great Bill McLaren (part 2 of 4)

Arguably the greatest sports commentator ever, certainly the greatest rugby commentator, Bill McLaren, known as ‘The Voice Of Rugby’ believed passionately in sport and sportsmanship. Last week’s 15 Quotes from Bill covered Celebrations, Fisticuffs, Tough Guys & some Big Boys. This week we continue with Big Boys. Here’s the next 15 unique quotes from Bill … Read more