Acts of sportsmanship are few and far between in modern sport, so it is rather refreshing to see a showing of genuine respect from one athlete to another.

Here are 14 amazing sportsmanship moments that have stunned the world in a good way.

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1. Lutz Long’s Advice To Jesse Owens

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German long jumper Lutz Long was hoping for gold in his home Olympic Games in front of Adolf Hitler.

With his main rival, the black American Jesse Owens, the pressure was on.

Owen foot faulted twice and was in risk of disqualification, Long went over to his rival and gave him advice to start again, he did and won the gold medal ahead of Long.