God, Let me play well but fairly,
Help me to learn
something that matters once the game is over.
make me strong but never hostile.
Always let me
help my opponent up.
Never catch me
rejoicing in the adversity of others.
If I know
victory, allow me to be happy; if I am denied, keep me
Remind me that
sports are just games.
athletics I set an example, let it be a good one.