Bluestone Round up: Ethics in sport – 13 December 2012

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THE PGA Tour of Australia has taken the extraordinary step of reminding players of their responsibilities on social media as tension surrounds the breakdown in talks with Clive Palmer over the Australian PGA’s future on the Sunshine Coast    [ Culture ]


Mindful of clubs voicing concern about the challenges facing indigenous youngsters, the AFL will tackle Aboriginal participation at a meeting on Friday   [ Equality ]


Reformed drug addict Gavin Crosisca has urged the AFL to revamp its illicit drugs policy, warning players are no longer afraid of the penalties   [ Drugs in sport ]


The future of Nathan Tinkler’s Newcastle Knights and Jets is under a significant cloud after the Australian Tax Office moved to have them wound up   [ Ethics - salary/revenue ]




Paul Tagliabue overturns suspensions of ‘Bountygate’ Saints Former NFL commissioner finds players’ behaviour ‘detrimental to the league’ but says ‘case has been contaminated’    [ Ethics ]


NHL cancels all games through December    [ Ethics ]




MS Dhoni miffed with Gautam Gambhir’s attitude and on-field ethics and has lodged a complaint to the BCCI against the left-hander    [ Fairness ]


Hong Kong should push for a role in IRB Women’s Sevens Series. HK has been a pioneer in promoting women’s rugby; now the city must try to bag a leg of the world sevens series    [ Women in sport ]


Frank Lampard: goalline technology will add magic to Club World Cup in Japan    [ Other angles ]




A 15-year-old has been arrested by police investigating a racist tweet sent during Sunday’s Manchester derby.    [ Racism ]


James Lawton: The ‘beautiful game’ is at a crossroads: can anyone out there provide the answers? Football is indeed teetering on the brink of being ungovernable    [ Ethics ]


Rees retires from leading the fight against corruption Former police officer will step down but tennis’s crackdown on match-fixing continues    [ Match-fixing ]


Players union PFA plans roadshow to wipe out football’s racism blight. High-profile former players to be involved in initiative    [ Racism ]


Turkish police fired tear gas at a wheelchair basketball game after fights broke out between rival fans who also injured several athletes and trashed their wheelchairs    [ Ethics ]


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