There are a fair few sports related threads throughout the Culture section, and a few listed in the Culture Index thread too, though thought it may be worth having a general sports thread as well…
For those events (and even sports) that likely may not warrant enough interest for their own threads - whether it be news, results, humour, inspiring, weird, controversial, or sporting gestures, sport in your community, playing it, getting fit, overcoming the odds, the sublime, or just sporting stuff you like etc.
Last weekend saw New Zealand beat Australia at rugby (once again), 40-12 : https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/45307357
The game’s Haka - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=flhbIkGG6gM
The ‘best’ Haka? - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yiKFYTFJ_kw
Wiki Haka - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haka_(sports)
It also saw Argentina outplay and beat South Africa 32-19 : http://www.espn.com.au/rugby/report?gameId=292789&league=244293
In boxing… Curtis Harper walked out of his fight after 1 second of the 1st round (I imagine the fans weren’t too happy) - https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/boxing/45307287
Some ‘Beautiful Moments of Respect in Sports History’ - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FKVdLHZYGhI
Fans Supporting Foodbanks - https://twitter.com/SFoodbanks (#HungerDoesntWearClubColours)
^ rival Liverpool and Everton footy fans come together to tackle the foodbank shortages in and around the city. Foodbank use in the UK - Guardian : Independent : FullFact : BBC : The Trussell Trust
Why don’t you knock it off with them negative waves? Why don’t you dig how beautiful it is out here? And say something righteous and hopeful for a change?