With the summer Olympics quickly approaching, we’ve been spending a lot of our free time (when not digging into one of these summer reads, that is) keeping up on the Olympic Trials.
Yes, we’ve cyberstalked some of the incredible athletes vying for a ticket to Rio—and it’s been bringing up a lot of discussion about sportsmanship. In the midst of all of the tragedies happening in our country right now, we’re hoping some of our recent findings about this very subject can help lift those spirits, even just for a little bit.
Amy Cragg pulling along her fading friend and teammate, Shalane Flanagan, at the recent women’s Olympic marathon trials in Los Angeles (as reported by ESPN)? That’s sportsmanship. These other 10 athlete stories that BuzzFeed shared still get us every time. And you can’t forget about the wisdom the late heavyweight-boxing champion and former Olympian, Muhammad Ali, imparted on the world. Take a page out of his book with 16 of his famous lines that Mashable recently curated.
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