Top 5 Sportsmanship Moments 2020 Covid Year

Apologies for the late announcement. It being such a sad and difficult year for so many suffering directly or indirectly from the Covid pandemic, we have also limited our annual top sportsmanship stories to five top stories this year.  We also had to cancel our annual BBC Radio London interview announcing the Top 5. You … Read more

‘Enemies on the Baize. Best of Friends Off It’  – Ronnie O’Sullivan and Ding Junhui

Ronnie O'Sullivan's Instagram photo (he and Ding Junhui smiling together)

‘Enemies on the Bays and Best of Friends Off It’ said the commentator as two of snooker’s great competitors embraced, for some time, after their semi-final Masters battle was over. Ronnie O’Sullivan’s Instagram photo and comment says it all ‘What a match against my brother Ding’. This is sportsmanship around the snooker table. Warm words between the … Read more

Top 10 Sportsmanship Moments 2017 (part 2)

Kieran Read and Sam Warburton share the Lions v ABs text series

Part 1 covered sportsmanship moments number 10 to moment number 6 which included brave little Bradley Lowery, Joe Hart, French rugby and German football fans opening their homes to opposition fans, a subtle, yet magical moment in the US Masters between a Spaniard and an Englishman and a US Baseball moment. Now we’re going to reveal … Read more

Thailand’s New Snooker Star, Sunny Akani, Thanks Ronnie O’Sullivan

Snooker Table

A Smiling Star Is Born Last week saw the emergence of a new kid on the block, who took on the world’s best and gave a masterclass in the exquisite skills of snooker combined with the wonderful warmth of great sportsmanship. When the young Sunny Akani (22) dazzled the now 6 times UK Champion, Ronnie … Read more

Top 10 Sportsmanship Moments 2014 (part 2 of 2)


In part 1 we covered the 10th best to the 6th bets sportsmanship moments which included tennis, ice-hockey,  boxing, weightlifting and athletics. Now we announce the Top 5, starting with football….   5. A Sombre Yet Beautiful Football Moment And it’s not  World Cup 2014 (which had so many wonderful moments of sportsmanship like Ghana’s goal … Read more