Smiling Helps You Win In Sport and in Life

Nicola Adams and her wonderful smile

Why Does Everyone Love The Smiling Nicola Adams? Apart from formerly working on construction sites and as a tea lady behind the scenes on UK TV’s Coronation Street,  she is Britain’s only boxer to have retained a gold medal in consecutive Olympics. That is a very good reason in itself. But there is something else … 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

Brave Keeper Saves Five Penalties In One Game

Scott Sterling, Goalkeeper diving for the ball

In professional sport, amateur sport, large & little games, across the land, around the world, sporting heroes emerge every weekend.  This weekend. Next weekend. This video clip reveals an unexpected hero and also reminds us to have fun in sport. Enjoy your sport. Many players forget to enjoy their sport amidst the intensity of many sports battles. … Read more

Club Helps Community Deal With Grenfell Disaster

QPR fans on the pitch at Loftus Road

The Grenfell Tower fire tragedy left over 80 residents dead and hundreds without a home to live in. This disaster touched the hearts of the nation and opened up goodwill & human kindness for all to see. Many many people donated money, clothes, water, anything to help those people that had lost absolutely everything. Local … Read more

Lions Touring Stories

Lions Crest

The Lions – When Enemies Become Friends The British & Irish Lions started their first match in New Zealand, a few Saturdays ago. Lions tours are extraordinary, as fierce opponents from four countries come together, train together, play together, party together, tour together – they become friends for life. The Lions is a wonderful tradition. … Read more

London Marathon, Maori All Blacks, Racing 92, Rose v Garcia – BBC Radio Interview PR Smith May 2013

AB Maori's Present shirt with Munster coach's initials

Recent sportsmanship moments are discussed live on BBC radio across the UK. Georgey Spanswick chats with PR Smith about some recent amazing sportsmanship moments including the London Marathon, the Maori All Blacks &  Racing Club 92 ‘s incredible gestures to Munster Rugby, &  of course, that incredible competitive friendship displayed during that final round of … Read more

Austrian Helps German Competitor During Cross Country World Cup Ski Race

Opposition Skiers help each other

When Austria’s Lisa Theresa Hauser broke Germany’s Vanessa Hinz’s ski pole (by accidentally stepping on it during the intense race), Hauser handed her surprised German opponent her ski-pole. Watch this video. Cross-country ski poles are very light, and therefore very fragile, particularly, if they are hit from the side. At major events like the World … Read more

French Racing RFC Fans Open Their Homes To Munster Fans

Munster Team with Racing Club Crest

French rugby club Racing 92 has stunned their opposition fans from the Irish province of Munster by opening their homes up and inviting the opposition fans to stay in the Racing fans’ homes.  The original game, scheduled for last October, was immediately postponed upon the sudden and shocking news of the death of the Munster Head … Read more

Top 10 Sportsmanship Moments 2016

Don't ever permit the pressure to exceed the pleasuree

Well here we are again, having sifted through hundreds of amazing sportsmanship stories, we’ve final got out Top 10 moments and ultimately, the Number 1 Moment from 2016. As always, we’ll do it in reverse order.   In 10th Place:   Irish and Swedish Football Fans Dance Together – Euro 2016 Euro 2016 had some … Read more

Magnificent Maori Gesture at Start of Munster Game

Maori captain presents a Maori shirt with AF (Anthony Foley) on the back of it

Munster are still suffering from the sudden death of their much loved coach (& former European cup winning captain),  Anthony Foley.  So when the Maori All Blacks performed their traditional Haka war dance with a special gesture… the Maori All Blacks captain, Ash Dixon, stepped forward,  knelt down & held  up a Maori All Blacks rugby shirt with … Read more