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The Olympic Games

The Olympic Games

The most important thing in the Olympic Games is not winning but taking part; the essential thing in life is not conquering but fighting well. Pierre de Coubertin The Olympics remain the most compelling search for excellence that exists in sport, and maybe in life itself. Dawn Fraser The Olympics are a wonderful metaphor for world cooperation, the kind of international competition that’s wholesome and healthy, an interplay between countries that represents the best in … Continue reading

Sports quotes

Sports quotes

Serious sport has nothing to do with fair play. It is bound up with hatred, jealousy, boastfulness, disregard of all rules and sadistic pleasure in witnessing violence: in other words, it is war minus the shooting… there are quite enough real causes of trouble already, and we need not add to them by encouraging young men to kick each other on the shins amid the roars of infuriated spectators. George Orwell Sports do not build … Continue reading

Sports news

Sports news

Given the nature of sports, its not surprising that athletes have had some inspiring and motivational things to say about hard work, leadership, perseverance, winning, and much more. One man practicing sportsmanship is far better than a hundred teaching it. Knute Rockne The five S’s of sports training are: stamina, speed, strength, skill, and spirit; but the greatest of these is spirit. Ken Doherty Sport is a preserver of health.  Hippocrates There may be people … Continue reading