Examples of sportsmanship in a Sentence
He's a great player who's also admired for his sportsmanship.
Recent Examples of sportsmanship from the Web
Both Jenna and Devin Meek won the Joel Ferrell Award, which recognizes the top female and male in each sport in the Junior Olympic Games based on the athlete’s sportsmanship and athletic ability, for jump rope.
If good sportsmanship didn’t involve a little smiling agony, then it would be called something else.
Many lauded Little League’s strong stance on sportsmanship.
Karmichael Dunbar, who was a defensive lineman at Louisiana-Lafayette, was an honorable mention All-Sun Belt selection as a senior last season and was also the recipient of the team's sportsmanship award as a senior.
The Golden Arm Award values character, citizenship, integrity, leadership, and sportsmanship – characteristics that were displayed by my father.
The manager of the winning team suggested both groups be photographed together with the trophies in a show of good sportsmanship.
As if the sport itself, as if learning sportsmanship, as if learning to exist within a team, weren’t enough.
Participants will learn new skills and drill on fundamentals, emphasizing teamwork and sportsmanship.
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First Known Use of sportsmanship
SPORTSMANSHIP Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sportsmanship for English Language Learners
: fair play, respect for opponents, and polite behavior by someone who is competing in a sport or other competition
SPORTSMANSHIP Defined for Kids
Definition of sportsmanship for Students
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