Bluestone Edge: Ethics in sport – 21 March 2014

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Australia

Football Australia: Harmony Game pack for Australian schools    [ Equality ]
http://www.footballaustralia.com.au/news-display/harmony-game-pack-for-aussie-schools/88552

 

RLPA backs moves for 18th man as concussion debate continues    [ Well-being ]
http://www.smh.com.au/rugby-league/league-news/rlpa-backs-moves-for-18th-man-as-concussion-debate-continues-20140318-hvjz8.html

 

Sport-Australian sports need access to police intelligence – Speed    [ Ethics ]
http://in.reuters.com/article/2014/03/18/sport-corruption-australia-idINL3N0MF1II20140318

 

West Coast Eagles star Nic Naitanui cops racist spray on social media    [ Racism ]
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-03-14/naitanui-cops-series-of-racist-sprays/5321080?section=sport

 

Power of diversity    [ Equality ]
http://www.aflcommunityclub.com.au/index.php?id=55&tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=2901&cHash=5c416605c51478fabb3deda5b1fb6bb9

 

Stilnox sleeping pill widely used by rugby league players seeking high, says NRL club doctor    [ Well-being ]
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-03-18/stilnox-use-widespread-in-rugby-league-says-club-doctor/5329366

 

Coaching investment will set up our next golden generation of footballers    [ Performance ]
http://www.smh.com.au/sport/soccer/coaching-investment-will-set-up-our-next-golden-generation-of-footballers-20140315-hvj2l.html

 

‘The gold standard on athlete mental health needs an update’    [ Well-being ]
http://bluestoneedge.com/2014/03/12/the-gold-standard-on-athlete-mental-health-needs-an-update/

 

Toby Kane wins bronze in super-combined for Australia’s first Paralympic medal Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics    [ Performance ]
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-03-14/kane-wins-australia27s-first-sochi-paralympics-medal/5322962?section=sport

 

New anti-homophobia framework supported by AFL, NRL, FFA, ARU    [ Equality ]
http://www.smh.com.au/sport/cricket-australia-still-stumped-by-homophobia-20140314-hvisw.html

 

Concussion part of the game: Fulton    [ Well-being ]
http://www.theaustralian.com.au/sport/nrl/concussion-part-of-the-game-fulton/story-fnca0von-1226858497376?sv=4c0bb47df5d2be27a5a9c978d8aaed48

 

Cricket Australia to sign anti-homophobia policy    [ Equality ]
http://www.smh.com.au/sport/cricket/cricket-australia-to-sign-antihomophobia-policy-20140318-hvk32.html

 

Contact sports need to unite on concussion, says IRB’s top doctor    [ Well-being ]
http://www.canberratimes.com.au/rugby-league/league-news/contact-sports-need-to-unite-on-concussion-says-irbs-top-doctor-20140320-hvku6.html

 

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Americas

Paralympic athletes left out of medal bonuses    [ Equality ]
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/paralympic-athletes-left-out-of-medal-bonuses-1.2579221

 

Postcard from America: U.S. sport leads by example in anti-homophobia fight    [ Homophobia ]
http://worldsport.blogs.cnn.com/2014/03/17/postcard-from-america-u-s-sport-leads-by-example-in-anti-homophobia-fight/

 

FIFA and the Lifting of the Ban on the Hijab    [ Equality ]
http://www.playthegame.org/news/detailed/fifa-and-the-lifting-of-the-ban-on-the-hijab-5736.html#.UypHHVZ7B54.twitter

 

How to give a medal-winning performance as an executive    [ Leadership ]
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/careers/careers-leadership/how-to-give-a-medal-winning-performance-as-an-executive/article17575836/

 

Women make college gains with low-profile sports    [ Women in sport ]
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/ct-athletic-scholarship-odds-met-20140315,0,649731.story

 

Paralympics are “diamond in the rough” claims NBC chief after Sochi 2014 success    [ Equality ]
http://www.insidethegames.biz/paralympics/winter-paralympics/2014/1018969-paralympics-are-diamond-in-the-rough-claims-nbc-chief-after-sochi-2014-success

 

Big Bets: Is tennis vulnerable to a major match-fixing scandal?    [ Match-fixing ]
http://grantland.com/features/tennis-gambling-match-fixing-indian-wells-potential/

 

World leaders in volleyball threatened by Brazilian corruption scandal    [ Ethics ]
http://www.playthegame.org/news/detailed/world-leaders-in-volleyball-threatened-by-brazilian-corruption-scandal-5739.html

 

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Asia

Qatar 2022 World Cup committee denies wrongdoing    [ Ethics ]
http://www.smh.com.au/sport/soccer/qatar-2022-world-cup-committee-denies-wrongdoing-20140319-hvk6w.html

 

Sexual abuse spurs calls for reform in China’s sports schools – the foundation of China’s State-run sports cultivation system    [ Ethics ]
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/sports/2014-03/20/content_17362087.htm

 

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Europe

New sports doping test ’1,000 times more sensitive’    [ Drugs in sport ]
http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-26636371

 

Ian Wright calls on football authorities to send out a clear message over racism    [ Racism ]
http://www1.skysports.com/football/news/11095/9220086/ian-wright-calls-on-football-authorities-to-send-out-a-clear-message-over-racism

 

Playing Like a Girl: What can we learn from the feminine approach to sport and competition    [ Women in sport ]
https://iwg–gti-org.directo.fi/catalyst/march-2014/playing-like-a-girl/

 

The deadly danger of shrugging off a knock to the head    [ Well-being ]
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2582954/Concussion-The-deadly-danger-shrugging-knock-head.html

 

Inspiring change and advocating gender equality through sport    [ Equality ]
http://www.olympic.org/news/inspiring-change-and-advocating-gender-equality-through-sport/227373

 

DNA secrets helping athletes improve    [ Performance ]
http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2014/03/18/dna-secrets-helping-athletes-improve

 

Billie Jean King: Nobody ever asks us women to coach    [ Women in sport ]
http://www.bbc.com/sport/0/tennis/26540923

 

The great funding debate: has Britain’s medal chase gone too far?    [ Performance ]
http://www.theguardian.com/sport/blog/2014/mar/18/funding-britain-medal-chase-uk-sport

 

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Africa

KSSSA releases tough new rules to curb cheating    [ Ethics ]
http://www.nation.co.ke/sports/KSSSA-releases-tough-new-rules-to-curb-cheating/-/1090/2250708/-/4mcg1k/-/index.html

 

Netball star becomes Laureus ambassador    [ Women in sport ]
http://www.southafrica.info/news/sport/netball-mdodana-190314.htm#.Uyp1bqiSzLc

 

 

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