The power of sports to unite the world ... or does it?

THERE’S something beautiful about sports. It has the power to unite people and bring out the best in them.

Acts of kindness, sportsmanship, respect for one another despite differences, humility both in victory and defeat – these have been the hallmarks of great athletes.

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