Bluestone Round up: Ethics in sport – 10 May 2013

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Australia

AFL: Proactive approach to mental health    [ Well-being ]
http://aflplayers.com.au/news/post/proactive_approach_to_mental_health

Switkowski report released

 

  [ Drugs in sport ]
http://www.afl.com.au/news/2013-05-06/essendon-rolling-story

 

Dr Ageless, Shane Charter, offers probe ‘missing details’   [ Drugs in sport ]
http://www.theaustralian.com.au/sport/afl/dr-ageless-shane-charter-offers-probe-missing-details/story-fnca0u4y-1226637909541

 

AFL dealing with hearings better than NRL: Fahey   [ Drugs in sport ]
http://www.theage.com.au/rugby-league/league-news/afl-dealing-with-hearings-better-than-nrl-fahey-20130507-2j5tn.html

 

Horse Racing: Everyday treatments no guide, says Waller    [ Drugs in sport ]
http://www.smh.com.au/sport/horseracing/everyday-treatments-no-guide-says-waller-20130508-2j80x.html

 

Footy stars including Shaun Burgoyne are in an anti-racism ad    [ Racism ]
http://www.news.com.au/sport/afl/footy-stars-including-shaun-burgoyne-are-in-an-anti-racism-ad/story-fnelctok-1226637863669

 

F1 Women: Driver Susie Wolff, team principal Claire Williams new F1 breed    [ Women in sport ]
http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/world/driver-susie-wolff-team-principal-claire-williams-new-f1-breed/story-fnb64oi6-1226638476095

 

Gambling with the game    [ Ethics ]
http://www.smh.com.au/sport/gambling-with-the-game-20130508-2j7fw.html

 

Rugby League: It’s no longer a league of their own for men    [ Women in sport ]
http://www.canberratimes.com.au/rugby-league/league-news/its-no-longer-a-league-of-their-own-for-men-20130507-2j671.html

 

Swimming: AIS camp to improve team culture    [ Culture ]
http://www.canberratimes.com.au/sport/swimming/ais-camp-to-improve-team-culture-20130508-2j8dv.html

 

Cycling: ‘I doped most of my career’ says Matt White    [ Drugs in sport ]
http://www.theaustralian.com.au/sport/cycling/i-doped-most-of-my-career-says-matt-white/story-fn8sc2wz-1226635632442

 

Bocca National Titles 2013    [ Other angles ]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c2kOVaQEM0I&list=PLOuop6JaEbOdmabw15F8DlDJIqOvi5lk0

 

Cheats get too much coverage, says Meares    [ Ethics ]
http://www.smh.com.au/sport/cycling/cheats-get-too-much-coverage-says-meares-20130506-2j3nu.html

 

Ice hockey stars to raise concussion awareness    [ Well-being ]
http://www.theage.com.au/sport/ice-hockey-stars-to-raise-concussion-awareness-20130507-2j4yq.html

 

Swim squad to defend number one placing    [ Performance ]
http://www.paralympic.org.au/news/swim-squad-defend-number-one-placing

 

AFL stars come out against gay slurs    [ Homophobia ]
http://www.theage.com.au/afl/afl-news/afl-stars-come-out-against-gay-slurs-20130504-2j0cf.html

 

AOC introduces strict new anti-doping laws    [ Drugs in sport ]
http://www.news.com.au/sport/more-sport/aoc-introduces-strict-new-anti-doping-laws/story-fndukor0-1226635093844

 

NRL winning battle with the booze, says drug group    [ Ethics ]
http://www.smh.com.au/rugby-league/league-news/nrl-winning-battle-with-the-booze-says-drug-group-20130503-2iyf3.html

 

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Americas

US football referee dies after punch from teenage player during match    [ Ethics ]
http://www.theaustralian.com.au/sport/football/us-football-referee-dies-after-punch-from-teenage-player-during-match/story-fn63e0vj-1226635771186

 

Is Women Playing in Men’s Leagues a step forward?    [ Women in sport ]
http://www.dailylife.com.au/health-and-fitness/is-women-playing-in-mens-leagues-a-step-forward-20130502-2iuyg.html

 

Baseball: 60 Feet 6 Inches From Disaster – baseball seeking ways to protect pitchers’ heads    [ Well-being ]
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/09/sports/baseball/on-the-mound-60-feet-6-inches-from-disaster.html?ref=sports&_r=0

 

USA and Iran wrestling teams to meet each other as part of campaign to save Olympics status    [ Sport-social justice ]
http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/summer/wrestling/1014091-usa-and-iran-wrestling-teams-to-meet-each-other-as-part-of-campaign-to-save-olympics-status

 

Changing Sex, and Changing Teams – half dozen US states now allowing transgender students to play on sports teams    [ Equality ]
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/07/us/transgender-high-school-students-gain-admission-to-sports-teams.html?ref=sports&_r=1&

 

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Asia

Saudi Arabia relaxes ban on school sports for girls’    [ Women in sport ]
http://worldnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/05/06/18085419-saudi-arabia-relaxes-ban-on-school-sports-for-girls?lite

 

Vijay Singh sues PGA Tour in supreme court over doping sanction    [ Drugs in sport ]
http://www.guardian.co.uk/sport/2013/may/08/vijay-singh-pga-tour-doping

 

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Europe

Interesting extracts from a Ferguson interview on players, coaches, and new talent    [ Leadership ]
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/sports/football/epl/top-stories/Halftime-is-the-best-time-to-make-an-observation-Ferguson/articleshow/19959493.cms

 

La Nuova Quarto Calcio: The ‘Mafia mascot’ football team that kicked out the Camorra wins promotion    [ Ethics ]
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/la-nuova-quarto-calcio-the-mafia-mascot-football-team-that-kicked-out-the-camorra-wins-promotion-8605229.html

 

Bernard Tomic’s father barred from tournaments following assault charges    [ Ethics ]
http://www.guardian.co.uk/sport/2013/may/07/bernard-tomic-father-banned

 

Manchester United confirms Ferguson’s retirement    [ Other angles ]
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-05-08/united-confirms-fergusons-retirement/4678006?section=sport

 

Soccer great Alex Ferguson retires: Three leadership lessons from the sporting legend    [ Leadership ]
http://www.smartcompany.com.au/leadership/055457-soccer-great-alex-ferguson-retires-three-leadership-lessons-from-the-sporting-legend.html

 

World’s oldest marathon man, 102 – ‘Running showed me kindness & brought me back to life.   [ Well-being ]
http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/09/sport/fauja-singh-marathon-oldest/index.html?sr=sharebar_twitter

 

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Africa

Rwanda: Ferwafa’s Epiphany – Football Body Belatedly Realizes it Should Develop Youth    [ Sport for development ]
http://allafrica.com/stories/201305070952.html

 

South Africa: Qhubeka – Bicycles for Rural Development    [ Sport for development ]
http://allafrica.com/stories/201305021234.html?viewall=1

 

Gambia: Basketball Coaches Course Kicks Off    [ Sport for development ]
http://allafrica.com/stories/201305091161.html

 

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