Definition of 'sportsmanship'
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What happened to fair play and sportsmanship? Times, Sunday Times (2013)English fair play and sportsmanship is more than just a cliché. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He has been charged with an act contrary to good sportsmanship. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Both men have shown sportsmanship other sports would do well to copy. The Sun (2010)It deserved to fail because it was conceived in bad sportsmanship and simple envy. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The partisan crowd showed their sportsmanship by loudly applauding victors from other nations and cheering trailing athletes from smaller nations. The Sun (2012)Then there was the outstanding sportsmanship he showed in the Tour itself. The Sun (2012)It was a case of shockingly bad sportsmanship - and bad acting to boot. Times, Sunday Times (2006)I think that shows true sportsmanship and understanding of the game. The Sun (2009)I'll watch something else next time this circus of bad sportsmanship arrives. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Afterwards, that's a sign of respect and sportsmanship and fair play. The Sun (2012)He was cited for'an act contrary to good sportsmanship '. Times, Sunday Times (2011) Showing immense sportsmanship and selflessness, he declared the innings closed when he was 87 not out. The Sun (2008)Not much dignity, respect, sportsmanship or concern for anything other than money. Times, Sunday Times (2008)In an admirable show of gentlemanly sportsmanship the Tough Guy race also appears to be open to female competitors. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It has, with a few exceptions, been a contest in which the excitement only narrowly exceeds the good sportsmanship. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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