Bluestone Round up: Ethics in sport – 13 September 2013

Ethics in Sport – Weekly Headlines

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Australia

Kevin Hastings reveals depression    [ Well-being ]
http://www.theaustralian.com.au/sport/nrl/kevin-hastings-reveals-depression/story-fnca0von-1226717564516

 

Swimming Australia: Letter from the President, Mr John Bertrand AM    [ Culture ]
http://swimming.org.au/news/index.cfm?fuseaction=NewsItem&NewsID=38759

 

Identity, Scandal and Sport: audio    [ Ethics ]
Identity, Scandal and Sport

 

Eels Allgood charged with drink driving    [ Ethics ]
http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2013/09/10/eels-allgood-charged-drink-driving

 

Campese says sorry for Ahmed comments    [ Equality ]
http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2013/09/10/campese-says-sorry-ahmed-comments

 

Doping questions remain for GreenEDGE    [ Drugs in sport ]
http://www.smh.com.au/sport/cycling/doping-questions-remain-for-greenedge-20130906-2talp.html

 

AOC – Gender equality won the day for wrestling   [ Equality ]
http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/gender-equality-won-the-day-for-wrestling

 

Richard Hinds: Is it time the footy codes grew up and scrapped Mad Monday?    [ Ethics ]
http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/sport/nrl/richard-hinds-is-it-time-the-footy-codes-grew-up-and-scrapped-mad-monday/story-fniabkse-1226716350532

 

Jessica Smith uses Paralympic pain to fight body image dangers    [ Well-being ]
http://www.theguardian.com/sport/2013/sep/12/jessica-smith-paralympics-bulimia-swimming

 

Howzat? Sandhu says cricket is not so ‘pale and stale’ after all    [ Equality ]
http://www.smh.com.au/sport/cricket/howzat-sandhu-says-cricket-is-not-so-pale-and-stale-after-all-20130907-2tc4b.html

 

‘Reality check’ call to boozy AFL    [ Ethics ]
http://www.theage.com.au/afl/afl-news/reality-check-call-to-boozy-afl-20130907-2tc8t.html

 

Cricket Australia slams ‘bigotry’ against Ahmed    [ Equality ]
http://www.smh.com.au/sport/cricket/ca-slams-bigotry-against-ahmed-20130906-2t9yz.html

 

Australian reaction to Tokyo 2020 win    [ Other interesting angles ]
http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/australian-reaction-to-tokyo-2020-win

 

Equality in sports: Beyond sexism and homophobia    [ Equality ]
http://sportsbusinessinsider.com.au/events/equality-in-sports-beyond-sexism-and-homophobia/

 

Five women in hunt for prestigious football award    [ Women in sport ]
http://www.afl.com.au/news/2013-09-09/women-in-hunt-for-prestigious-football-award

 

Rugby league’s most famous indigenous club is celebrating its greatest football triumph    [ Culture ]
http://www.heraldsun.com.au/sport/nrl/monday-buzz/story-fni3fbgt-1226714734876

 

WADA president John Fahey announces new ‘steroid passport’ to target sporting drug cheats    [ Drugs in sport ]
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-09-10/wada-introduces-steroid-passport-to-catch-cheats/4947134?section=sport

 

‘One in all in’ – sport, culture and alcohol    [ Culture ]
http://bluestoneedge.com/2013/09/09/one-in-all-in-sport-culture-and-alcohol/

 

Shattered Tigers vow to continue climb up ladder    [ Leadership ]
http://www.theage.com.au/afl/afl-news/shattered-tigers-vow-to-continue-climb-up-ladder-20130909-2tgda.html

 

Just 14 months ago, Imanuil Afiuo emigrated to Australia from South Sudan, not knowing a word of English and without any knowledge of the game of Australian Rules Football    [ Equality ]
http://www.nmfc.com.au/news/2013-09-10/my-favourite-game

 

Canberra Raiders forward Josh Papalii’s cry for help    [ Well-being ]
http://www.news.com.au/sport/nrl/canberra-raiders-forward-josh-papaliis-cry-for-help/story-fndv2wef-1226716392506

 

League tackles racial slurs with suspensions    [ Racism ]
http://www.ntnews.com.au/article/2013/09/10/324730_ntsport.html

 

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Americas

Ndamukong Suh fined $100K by NFL for illegal block    [ Well-being ]
http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap1000000242024/article/ndamukong-suh-fined-100k-by-nfl-for-illegal-block?campaign=Ext_Email_1st10_20130911&cvosrc=Ext_Email.Epsilon.1st10_20130911

 

Chris Eaton, former head of security of FIFA, says that match fixing in Central America is a very serious situation    [ Match-fixing ]
http://www.elgrafico.com/-el-salvador-it-s-not-the-only-affected-in-central-america-

 

Report: Serious academic misconduct was common at Oklahoma State    [ Ethics ]
http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/ncaaf/2013/09/11/oklahoma-state-sports-illustrated-report-part-2-academic-misconduct/2797433/

 

Coming Out as a Gay High School Basketball Coach: The Surprising Aftermath    [ Homophobia ]
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/anthony-nicodemo/gay-high-school-basketball-coach_b_3900707.html?ncid=edlinkusaolp00000003

 

Suspended Tigers shortstop apologizes: ‘We’re human’    [ Drugs in sport ]
http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/mlb/tigers/2013/09/11/suspended-jhonny-peralta-addresses-team-and-media/2801949/

 

IOC doping fight is Thomas Bach’s biggest challenge    [ Drugs in sport ]
http://www.cbc.ca/sports-content/opinion/2013/09/ioc-doping-fight-is-thomas-bachs-biggest-challenge.html

 

Why Can’t My Kid Play Sports Just For The Fun Of It?    [ Ethics ]
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/09/04/kid-play-sports-fun_n_3868476.html?ncid=edlinkusaolp00000003

 

PBS’s ‘Billie Jean King’: In her personal and professional victories, a net gain    [ Women in sport ]
http://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/tv/pbss-billie-jean-king-in-her-personal-and-professional-victories-a-net-gain/2013/09/09/1b2d9bd0-170e-11e3-be6e-dc6ae8a5b3a8_story.html

 

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Asia

Stage set for Schools Olympic Program – under theme of ‘sport and integrity’    [ Integrity ]
http://www.gulf-times.com/sport/192/details/365348/stage-set-for-schools-olympic-program

 

Ethics cannot be compromised: Bhupathi    [ Ethics ]
http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/ethics-cannot-be-compromised-bhupathi-113090501151_1.html

 

The TV reality show Little Footballers is back and once again ready to scout Vietnam for 7 – 9 year old children with football talent    [ Other interesting angles ]
http://vietnamnews.vn/sports/244722/little-footballers-show-to-start-third-edition.html

 

Lalit Modi found guilty of eight counts of misconduct by Indian cricket body    [ Ethics ]
http://www.theguardian.com/sport/2013/sep/06/lalit-modi-guilty-misconduct-bcci

 

Tokyo 2020 an endorsement of Asian dynamism    [ Other interesting angles ]
http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2013/09/09/tokyo-2020-endorsement-asian-dynamism

 

AFDP supports Football United in Myanmar    [ Sport for development ]
http://www.footballunited.org.au/component/content/article/7-football-united-news/489-afdp-supports-football-united-in-myanmar

 

Making peace is a marathon    [ Sport for development ]
http://www.sportanddev.org/en/newsnviews/news/?6047/1/Making-peace-is-a-marathon

 

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Europe

Ferguson’s Formula – Leadership    [ Leadership ]
http://hbr.org/2013/10/fergusons-formula/ar/1

 

International Rugby Board: Olympic Solidarity kicks off in Europe    [ Equality ]
http://www.irb.com/rugbyandtheolympics/news/newsid=2068766.html

 

Stephen Lee: Match-fixing verdict reserved to later date    [ Match-fixing ]
http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/snooker/24000431

 

Russian gay law raises alarm among Olympic sponsors    [ Homophobia ]
http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2013/09/09/russian-gay-law-raises-alarm-among-olympic-sponsors

 

FA threat to fans over anti-Semitic term in chants    [ Racism ]
http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/24057423

 

Athletics’ dearth of female coaches highlights urgent need for action    [ Women in sport ]
http://www.theguardian.com/sport/blog/2013/sep/04/athletics-female-coaches

 

Premier League clubs back Greg Dyke’s FA commission on English talent    [ People development ]
http://www.theguardian.com/football/2013/sep/12/premier-league-greg-dyke-fa

 

European Parliament: Players need protection against match-fixing    [ Match-fixing ]
http://www.fifpro.org/news/news_details/2349

 

Drive to increase ethnic minority participation    [ Equality ]
http://www.uefa.com/memberassociations/association=sco/news/newsid=1990530.html

 

Sepp Blatter admits Qatar World Cup error and backs winter switch    [ Well-being ]
http://www.theguardian.com/football/2013/sep/09/world-cup-2022-sepp-blatter-qatar?CMP=twt_gu

 

Rio Ferdinand and others questioned by Kick It Out chairman for inaction    [ Racism ]
http://www.theguardian.com/football/2013/sep/09/kick-it-out-clarke-carlisle-ouseley

 

Former German Olympic medallist Thomas Bach new IOC president’ – his message – ‘unity in diversity’    [ Equality ]
http://www.theaustralian.com.au/sport/former-german-olympic-medallist-thomas-bach-new-ioc-president/story-e6frg7mf-1226716604526

 

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: From teenage outcast to world great    [ Other interesting angles ]
http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/24035146

 

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Africa

Beyond the awards    [ Sport for development ]
http://www.sportanddev.org/en/newsnviews/news/?6046/1/Beyond-the-awards

 

Making peace is a marathon    [ Sport for development ]
http://www.sportanddev.org/en/newsnviews/news/?6047/1/Making-peace-is-a-marathon

 

Integrity of professional boxing needs repair    [ Integrity ]
http://www.touch.dailynews.co.tz/index.php/dailynews/21911-integrity-of-professional-boxing-needs-repair

 

Dar to organise first National women’s sports tournament to promote a culture for women to get involved in sports    [ Women in sports ]
http://www.dailynews.co.tz/index.php/sport/22096-dar-to-organise-inaugural-women-s-sports-tourney

 

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