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Jason Robinson OBE on the importance of being a good sport and 2023 Rugby World Cup

As the Rugby World Cup in France kicks off, a recent study underscores the significance of sportsmanship and manners in the world of sports.

The Greene King survey reveals that rugby players, known for their camaraderie and respect on the field, are viewed by the British public as the most respectful athletes, surpassing cricketers and footballers.

Almost half (47%) of UK sports enthusiasts believe that refusing to shake hands post-match is the pinnacle of unsporting behaviour. Other frowned-upon actions include smashing a tennis racket (41%) and disputing decisions with the umpire (36%).

Aston spoke to Rugby legend Jason Robinson OBE.

Photo by Jiachen Lin on Unsplash

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