Bluestone Round up: Ethics in sport – 14 February 2013

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Australia

AFL: Demons’ lame-duck excuses    [ Match-fixing ]
http://www.theage.com.au/afl/afl-news/demons-lameduck-excuses-20130212-2eb5v.html

 

ASADA to grill 150 players, staff   [ Drugs in sport ]
http://www.theage.com.au/sport/asada-to-grill-150-players-staff-20130214-2ee3g.html

 

ACC’s no-evidence approach is starting to prove truly damaging to sport   [ Ethics ]
http://www.theaustralian.com.au/sport/opinion/accs-no-evidence-approach-is-starting-to-prove-damaging/story-e6frg7uo-1226576550643

 

AFL’s leading indigenous players will push for clubs to appoint indigenous welfare officers   [ Well-being ]
http://www.theage.com.au/afl/afl-news/indigenous-talent-in-focus-20130212-2eb5w.html

 

Video: How the NRL clubs responded to Tuesday’s briefing with ASADA    [ Drugs in sport ]
http://www.news.com.au/sport/nrl/how-the-nrl-clubs-responded-to-tuesdays-briefing-with-asada/story-fndujljl-1226576831035

 

It’s worth the effort to put out sport fires    [ Ethics ]
http://www.theage.com.au/sport/its-worth-the-effort-to-put-out-sport-fires-20130213-2edi0.html

 

Drugs ‘out of our range’, say netballers    [ Women in sport ]
http://www.news.com.au/sport/netball/drugs-out-of-our-range-say-netballers/story-fndl0424-1226573944642

 

Australia sets tough legal criteria for selection    [ Ethics ]
http://nwww.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20130212001094

 

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Americas

Why wrestling must stay in the Games    [ Other angles ]
http://www.news.com.au/sport/more-sport/why-well-miss-olympic-wrestling-and-why-well-hate-modern-pentathlon-even-more/story-fndukor0-1226576906644

 

Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant calls out homophobic fan on Twitter    [ Homophobia ]
http://www.news.com.au/sport/basketball/los-angeles-lakers-star-kobe-bryant-calls-out-homophobic-fan-on-twitter/story-fndkzqrr-1226576347559

 

NBA: Royce White on his own mental illness and mental illness in the NBA    [ Well-being ]
http://www.grantland.com/story/_/id/8890734/chuck-klosterman-royce-white

 

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Asia

Soccer faces epic fight against match-fixing    [ Match-fixing ]
http://nwww.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20130212001093

 

Footballer Park Jong-woo to receive long-awaited Olympic medal: IOC    [ Ethics ]
http://nwww.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20130212001091

 

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Europe

Dutch wheelchair tennis star Esther Vergeer, retires after 470 wins in a row    [ Leadership ]
http://www.theage.com.au/sport/tennis/winning-streak-ends–through-retirement-20130213-2ec1l.html

 

Twisted world of the the Zenit St Perseburg fans proud to be the most racist in European football    [ Racism ]
http://www.news.com.au/sport/football/twisted-world-of-the-fans-proud-to-support-europes-most-racist-club/story-fndkzvnd-1226576936475

 

World Anti-Doping Agency calls for Premier League to up its game over testing for dopers    [ Drugs in sport ]
http://www.guardian.co.uk/sport/2013/feb/12/wada-premier-league-testing-dopers

 

Man arrested over alleged abuse of El-Hadji Diouf by Millwall fans    [ Ethics ]
http://www.guardian.co.uk/football/2013/feb/13/man-arrested-abuse-millwall

 

Cricket: How Marcus Trescothick’s confession eased Steven Davies’s depression    [ Well-being ]
http://www.guardian.co.uk/sport/2013/feb/12/marcus-trescothick-steven-davies-depression

 

 

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Africa

Former South Africa assistant coach Phil Setshedi jailed for match-fixing    [ Match-fixing ]
http://www.news.com.au/sport/football/fomer-south-africa-assistant-coach-phil-setshedi-jailed-for-match-fixing/story-fndkzvnd-1226576641193

 

Angola: Launching of Hockey World Cup Deemed Important Moment – CIRH Official    [ Ethics ]
http://allafrica.com/stories/201302121062.html

 

Athletics: Kenya sets up commission to probe dope claims    [ Drugs in sport ]
http://www.nation.co.ke/sports/athletics/Kenya-sets-up-commission-to-probe-dope-claims/-/1100/1685466/-/vh0y4f/-/index.html

 

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