Bluestone Round up: Ethics in sport – 11 October 2013

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Australia

Drugs in sport: Study suggests children beginning to see them as normal    [ Drugs in sport ]
http://www.news.com.au/lifestyle/health/drugs-in-sport-study-suggests-children-beginning-to-see-them-as-normal/story-fneuz9ev-1226733413297

 

The reality of “Life after Sport”    [ Well-being ]
http://www.lawinsport.com/blog/item/the-realty-of-life-after-sport

 

No Hot Spot for England after system is given out for Ashes in Australia    [ Ethics ]
http://www.theguardian.com/sport/2013/oct/10/hot-spot-england-ashes-australia

 

Perspectives on the Regulation of Doping: Amending the WADA Code and the Utility of our Current Approach    [ Drugs in sport ]
http://www.clmr.unsw.edu.au/article/doping-in-sport/perspectives-regulation-doping-amending-wada-code-and-utility-our-current-approach#.UlXwA9M8Qos.twitter

 

Call for an increase in Paralympic recognition    [ Equality ]
http://www.theage.com.au/sport/call-for-an-increase-in-paralympic-recognition-20131009-2v8pf.html

 

AIS to target and train athletes from the pro codes of AFL, Rugby league, union and cricket for Olympic golds    [ Performance ]
http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/national/australian-institute-of-sport-to-poach-football-and-cricket-players-for-olympics/story-fni0xqrb-1226731121705

 

Sports drugs tempt teens    [ Drugs in sport ]
http://www.smh.com.au/national/sports-drugs-tempt-teens-20131004-2uzvx.html

 

I had to look myself in the mirror: SBW    [ Ethics ]
http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2013/10/07/i-had-look-myself-mirror-sbw

 

‘Changing the Score’: An Australia-Brazil Sport for Reconciliation Journey: October 2013    [ Sport/Social Change ]
http://bluestoneedge.com/changing-the-score-an-australia-brazil-sport-for-reconciliation-journey-october-2013/

 

Women referees create history    [ Women in sport ]
http://www.capitalfootball.com.au/node/612#.UlZIVNIwrG_

 

Players confront cricket’s crisis    [ Culture ]
http://www.theaustralian.com.au/sport/cricket/players-confront-crickets-crisis/story-e6frg7rx-1226735098644

 

Corene Strauss new Men of League CEO    [ Women in sport ]
http://www.nrl.com/corene-strauss-news-men-of-league-ceo/tabid/10874/newsid/75020/default.aspx

 

How Professional Sports Teams Can Invest in Community Programming    [ Other Interesting Angles ]
http://www.up2us.org/uploads/reports/BeyondSports_EY_R2.pdf

 

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Americas

How Sports Fans Engage With Social Media    [ Other interesting angles ]
http://mashable.com/2013/10/03/sports-fans-social-media/

 

How Professional Sports Teams Can Invest In Community Programming    [ Sport/Social Justice ]
http://www.up2us.org/uploads/reports/BeyondSports_EY_R2.pdf

 

#AllPlayersUnited: The Players Protest NCAA    [ Ethics ]
http://www.lawcommentator.com/entertainment-sports/allplayersunited-the-players-protest-ncaa/

 

Orlando Cruz: The gay boxer who is breaking barriers    [ Homophobia ]
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/profiles/orlando-cruz-the-gay-boxer-who-is-breaking-barriers-8867472.html

 

Why You Should Fill Your Company With ‘Athletes’    [ Other interesting angles ]
http://www.forbes.com/sites/davidkwilliams/2013/10/02/why-you-should-fill-your-company-with-athletes/

 

League of Denial: The NFL’s concussion crisis    [ Well-being ]
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/league-of-denial/

 

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Asia

Afghanistan qualifies for 2015 World Cup    [ Sport/Social Change ]
http://www.smh.com.au/sport/cricket/afghanistan-qualifies-for-2015-world-cup-20131005-2v0bz.html

 

No decision on World Cup 2020 dates until 2015, FIFA says    [ Well-being ]
http://www.news.com.au/sport/football/no-decision-on-world-cup-2020-dates-until-2015-fifa-says/story-fndkzvnd-1226733309143

 

Iran continues to build links with friendly against the USA    [ Sport/Social Change ]
http://www.insideworldfootball.com/world-football/football-americas/federations/13372-iran-continues-to-build-links-with-friendly-against-the-usa

 

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Europe

Why sport needs to talk about its mental health secrets    [ Well-being ]
http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/24226844

 

Doping violations double in Russia this year    [ Drugs in sport ]
http://www.nzherald.co.nz/sport/news/article.cfm?c_id=4&objectid=11137836&ref=rss

 

FIFA has ‘ugly’ culture, claims ex-English FA chief David Triesman    [ Culture ]
http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/09/sport/football/fifa-world-cup-qatar/

 

Team sport athletes ‘less likely to use performance-enhancing drugs’    [ Drugs in sport ]
http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/home-news/team-sport-athletes-less-likely-to-use-performance-enhancing-drugs.22363432

 

Lazio given Europa League fan ban for racism – UEFA    [ Racism ]
http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2013/10/05/lazio-given-europa-league-fan-ban-racism-uefa

 

Tottenham fans ignore warnings over ‘offensive’ chant    [ Racism ]
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-24422742

 

How Charlotte Edwards overcame odds to be Ashes captain – a girl’s battle to play cricket    [ Women in sport ]
http://www.theguardian.com/sport/2013/oct/07/charlotte-edwards-england-captain-interview

 

IFA use football to help tackle mental health problems    [ Well-being ]
http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/sport/football/local/the-park/ifa-use-football-to-help-tackle-mental-health-problems-29634732.html

 

FIFA plans league table of nations’ racism    [ Racism ]
http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2013/10/08/fifa-plans-league-table-nations-racism

 

Viewpoint: Have drug scandals actually made sport more interesting?    [ Drugs in sport ]
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-24329252

 

Spanish league wants life bans for match fixers    [ Match-fixing ]
http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2013/10/10/spanish-league-wants-life-bans-match-fixers

 

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Africa

Gambia: Sports Minister Calls for Unity in Sport    [ Ethics ]
http://allafrica.com/stories/201310091354.html

 

Golf: Angel rules Uganda Ladies Open    [ Women in sport development ]
http://observer.ug/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=27856:angel-rules-uganda-ladies-open&catid=80:sportstopstories&Itemid=80

 

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