Bluestone Round up: Ethics in sport – 10 January 2013

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Australia

Melbourne Football Club must show reason by the end of the month if not to be charged for tanking    [ Match-fixing ]
http://www.theage.com.au/afl/afl-news/dees-charges-revealed-20130107-2ccw7.html

 

Big Bash cricketer Shane Warne under fire for on-field behavior  [ Culture ]
http://www.theage.com.au/sport/cricket/warne-trashes-his-and-the-bbl-brands-20130107-2ccsp.html

 

Australian Institute of Sport expert says athletes can handle the heat as temperatures soared in Sydney at the Apia International   [ Well-being ]
http://www.theage.com.au/sport/athletes-can-handle-the-heat–doc-20130108-2cetx.html

 

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Americas

Speculation is mounting that disgraced Lance Armstrong may break his silence on Oprah interview    [ Drugs in sport ]
http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/08/showbiz/lance-armstrong-oprah/index.html

 

Commentator criticized for remarks about footballer’s girlfriend.    [ Other angles ]
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/09/sports/ncaafootball/brent-musburger-criticized-for-remarks-about-miss-alabama.html?ref=sports&_r=0

 

Robert Griffin III – Stephen Strasburg: Two stars, two teams, opposite philosophies    [ Other angles ]
http://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/redskins/robert-griffin-iii-stephen-strasburg-two-stars-two-teams-opposite-philosophies/2013/01/09/2c81b724-5a7e-11e2-beee-6e38f5215402_story.htm

 

A snap decision, a crippling result    [ Ethics ]
http://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/redskins/redskins-invested-in-robert-griffin-iii-then-everyone-put-his-future-in-jeopardy/2013/01/08/66bf6df8-59b3-11e2-9fa9-5fbdc9530eb9_story.html

 

Institute of Medicine Studying Concussions in Young Athletes    [ Well-being ]
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/09/sports/institute-of-medicine-studying-concussions-in-young-athletes.html?ref=sports

 

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Asia

India’s top tennis players agitate for better support    [ Equality ]
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/10/sports/tennis/indias-top-tennis-players-agitate-for-better-support.html?ref=sports

 

Match-fixing life bans for 41 Koreans: FIFA    [ Match-fixing ]
http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20130109001007

 

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Europe

Suarez goal raises issue of sporting honesty    [ Integrity ]
http://au.news.yahoo.com/latest/a/-/article/15780450

 

Racism a minority problem, says Bulgarian and Hungarian fans after Fifa action   [ Racism ]
http://www.guardian.co.uk/football/video/2013/jan/09/racism-fans-bulgarian-hungarian-video

 

Chopra ‘cannot afford’ to fight corruption case    [ Ethics ]
http://www.independent.co.uk/sport/racing/chopra-cannot-afford-to-fight-corruption-case-8445127.html

 

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Africa

Nigeria: Ladipo Admits Eagles Used Juju in the Past    [ Ethics ]
http://allafrica.com/stories/201301090517.html

 

Zambia: Inspiring Kids for Healthy Lifestyles    [ Well-being ]
http://allafrica.com/stories/201301090222.html

 

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