sporting chance


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sporting chance

n. Informal
A fair chance for success.

sport′ing chance′


n.
a fair opportunity for a favorable outcome in an enterprise.
[1895–1900]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sporting chance - a reasonable probability of success
probability, chance - a measure of how likely it is that some event will occur; a number expressing the ratio of favorable cases to the whole number of cases possible; "the probability that an unbiased coin will fall with the head up is 0.5"
References in classic literature ?
Love of the sporting chance is inherent in the Anglo-Saxon race and it was not now Tarzan of the Apes but rather John Clayton, Lord Greystoke, who smilingly welcomed the sporting chance which he must take to discover how far-reaching was Numa's gratitude.
"But the beast would certainly have a good sporting chance."
The founder of Sporting Chance succeeded Andy Burnham, the Mayor of Greater Manchester, as the ceremonial head of the governing body at the annual general meeting in Doncaster on Wednesday.
But Adams, 52, has stressed that rugby league's links with his Sporting Chance clinic and a desire to lift the sport's profile are the real reasons for his unlikely appointment.
Adams founded the Sporting Chance clinic in 2000 following his own experiences with alcohol and drug addiction.
RFL chairman Brian Barwick said: "Tony Adams is known and respected throughout sport and beyond, not only for his outstanding playing career with Arsenal, but more recently for his pioneering work with Sporting Chance.
RFL chairman Brian Barwick said that Adams' work in rugby league through his Sporting Chance charity had made him an ideal candidate for the role.
The national competition for university and college students and recent graduates began in 2014 and is managed by the Sporting Chance Initiative at Stirling University Innovation Park.
sporting chance by putting bells on your cat's collar.
Prince William made his comments during a visit to the charity Sporting Chance, in Liphook, Hampshire.
Sporting Chance was set up in 2000 to support professional and former professional sportspeople with a range of issues from addictive disorders to bereavement.