Bluestone Round up: Ethics in sport – 16 August 2013

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Australia

Essendon drugs probe: AFLPA’s fury at Bombers    [ Drugs in sport ]
http://www.theage.com.au/afl/afl-news/essendon-drugs-probe-aflpas-fury-at-bombers-20130808-2rksp.html

 

AFL’s new partnership – Be the influence – Tackle binge drinking initiative    [ Well-being ]
http://aflpa.com.au/news/post/afl_players_to_tackle_youth_binge_drinking

 

Athletics: Bannister banned for missing drug tests    [ Drugs in sport ]
http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/1798170/Bannister-banned-for-missing-drug-tests

 

Sudanese refugee makes AFL history    [ Equality ]
http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/1798158

 

NRL: Maguire says players come before game    [ Well-being ]
http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/1798752/Maguire-says-players-come-before-game

 

Australian swim team has a new attitude, new motto and a hunger to restore its golden standing on the world stage    [ Culture ]
http://www.news.com.au/sport/more-sports/australian-swimming-team-is-revived-and-hungry-after-london-olympics-low/story-fndukor0-1226694740179

 

He’s the man with the mission of keeping sport clean    [ Drugs in sport ]
http://www.smh.com.au/sport/its-tough-to-break-peoples-hearts-20130810-2roq3.html

 

Sport Matters joins Gold Coast Recreation and Sport for a project in the Solomon Islands    [ Sport for development ]
http://sportingpulse.com/assoc_page.cgi?client=1-7597-0-0-0&sID=154386&&news_task=DETAIL&articleID=24985551

 

No supplement is 100% safe, says UKA anti-doping educator    [ Drugs in sport ]
http://www.athleticsweekly.com/news/no-supplement-is-100-safe-says-uka-anti-doping-educator/

 

Women’s Ashes: Sarah Elliott has Southern Stars in a strong position in the Test against England    [ Women in sport ]
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-08-12/women27s-ashes3a-sarah-elliott-australia27s-southern-stars/4879742?section=sport

 

Leveling the Playing Field Part 2: Discusses the challenges faced by national sporting organisations, the role that Social Responsibility can play and the impact ‘Development Through Sport’ organisations can also play    [ Sport-social justice ]
http://sportsbusinessinsider.com.au/news/category/community-sport/leveling-the-playing-field-part-two/

 

NRL: Service to Refereeing finalists    [ Ethics ]
http://www.rloc.com.au/default.aspx?s=article-display&id=81671&title=service-to-refereeing-finalists

 

AFC and A-League to embrace Korean culture    [ Equality ]
http://sportsbusinessinsider.com.au/news/afc-and-a-league-to-embrace-korean-culture/

 

AFL charges Bombers over supplements saga    [ Drugs in sport ]
http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/1800007/AFL-charges-Bombers-over-supplements-saga

 

Keep Australian sport honest – new elearning tool – to help understand what match-fixing is, it’s consequences, how to recognise it and report it.    [ Match-fixing ]
http://elearning.sport.gov.au/

 

Mysterious bottle from Mexico sets off alarm    [ Drugs in sport ]
http://www.smh.com.au/afl/afl-news/mysterious-bottle-from-mexico-sets-off-alarm-20130814-2rww2.html

 

Human experimentation and ethics at Essendon Football Club    [ Ethics, Well-being ]
http://theconversation.com/human-experimentation-and-ethics-at-essendon-football-club-15550

 

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Americas

Clinton Portis sues NFL over concussions    [ Well-being ]
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/early-lead/wp/2013/08/14/clinton-portis-sues-nfl-over-concussions/

 

NFL Runs a Play in Fashion Magazines’ September Issues    [ Other interesting angles ]
http://adage.com/article/media/nfl-sponsors-marie-claire-savvy-girl-s-guide-football/243584/

 

World Championships: US runner Nick Symmonds speaks out against Russia’s anti-gay laws after winning silver in Moscow       [ Homophobia ]
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/world-championships-us-runner-nick-symmonds-speaks-out-against-russias-antigay-laws-after-winning-silver-in-moscow-8762222.html

 

HBO’s ‘Hard Knocks’ Shows How Far Football Culture Has To Go On Concussions    [ Well-being ]
http://thinkprogress.org/sports/2013/08/08/2431491/hbos-emhard-knocksem-shows-how-far-football-culture-has-to-go-on-concussions/

 

How Social Media Has Transformed College Football Recruiting    [ Ethics ]
http://bleacherreport.com/articles/1731067-how-social-media-has-transformed-college-football-recruiting

 

Kobe Bryant explains his work ethic and process to kids at a basketball camp    [ Ethics ]
http://ftw.usatoday.com/2013/08/watch-kobe-bryants-fantastic-new-nike-commercial/

 

RG3 says ‘now is the window’ for gay NFL players to come out    [ Homophobia ]
http://www.theguardian.com/sport/2013/aug/13/robert-griffin-iii-gay-nfl-players

 

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Asia

279 Indian athletes fail dope tests in two years    [ Drugs in sport ]
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/sports/more-sports/others/279-Indian-athletes-fail-dope-tests-in-two-years/articleshow/21777641.cms

 

UK cricketer charged in BPL corruption    [ Match-fixing ]
http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/1800081/Seven-charged-with-cricket-match-fixing

 

Apologetic Mohammad Asif confesses to spot-fixing    [ Match-fixing ]
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/sports/cricket/top-stories/Apologetic-Mohammad-Asif-confesses-to-spot-fixing/articleshow/21822877.cms

 

Celebrated Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar to recite Marathi poem promoting women’s rights    [ Sport-social justice ]
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/sports/cricket/series-tournament/sachin-tendulkar-40-not-out–/top-stories/Sachin-Tendulkar-to-recite-Marathi-poem-promoting-womens-rights/articleshow/21723560.cms

 

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Europe

Athletics drug-testing report a wake-up call, says Wada boss    [ Drugs in sport ]
http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/athletics/23605334

 

Valencia’s decade long slow decline    [ Other interesting angles ]
http://sportsbusinessinsider.com.au/news/sport/football/valencias-decade-long-slow-decline/

 

IAAF president has ‘no problem’ with Russia’s anti-gay propaganda law    [ Homophobia ]
http://www.theguardian.com/sport/2013/aug/08/world-athletics-championships-anti-gay

 

Italian footballer given 10-match ban for racism    [ Racism ]
http://www.nzherald.co.nz/sport/news/article.cfm?c_id=4&objectid=10909682

 

World’s ‘most exclusive’ club admits women for first time in 200 years    [ Women in sport ]
http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/08/sport/worlds-most-exclusive-club-women/index.html

 

Hot Spot inventor calls on ICC to ban protective coatings on bats    [ Ethics ]
http://www.theguardian.com/sport/2013/aug/10/hot-spot-inventor-bat-icc?CMP=twt_gu

 

FA chairman Greg Dyke predicts 2022 Qatar World Cup will be in winter    [ Well-being ]
http://www.theguardian.com/football/2013/aug/09/greg-dyke-fa-premier-league-qatar

 

IOC nominate Reedie to be head of WADA    [ Drugs in sport ]
http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/1798628/IOC-nominate-Reedie-to-be-head-of-WADA

 

Sochi Olympics: Rogge asks Russia to clarify gay law    [ Homophobia ]
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-23630868

 

Expansion of technology to help referees inevitable, says FA chairman   [ Ethics ]
http://www.theguardian.com/football/2013/aug/10/technology-referees-inevitable-fa-chairman

 

World’s top athletes fail to attract Russian fans    [ Other interesting angles ]
http://www.bdlive.co.za/sport/othersport/2013/08/12/worlds-top-athletes-fail-to-attract-russian-fans

 

Kelly-Ann Baptiste and Semoy Hackett miss Moscow due to ‘doping matters’    [ Drugs in sport ]
http://www.theguardian.com/sport/2013/aug/12/trinidad-baptiste-hackett-drug-tests?CMP=twt_gu

 

Football unites racism divides: Laurie Cunningham’s inspirational visit to Sheffield’s African-Caribbean Community   [ Racism ]
http://www.furd.org/default.asp?intPageID=658

 

Agents reveal culture of backhanders to ‘middle men’ that’s now commonplace in British football    [ Ethics ]
http://www.independent.ie/sport/soccer/agents-reveal-culture-of-backhanders-to-middle-men-thats-now-commonplace-in-british-football-29489617.html

 

Women’s cycling: we’re creating our own history    [ Women in sport ]
http://www.theguardian.com/women-in-leadership/bike-blog/2013/aug/12/womens-cycling-creating-own-history-rochelle-gilmore

 

Must-watch video from Former NBA star John Amaechi on ‘Integrity in sport and coaches who bully’    [ Integrity ]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1LxRpoAI0nY

 

Tears of a defender – how Fortuna Düsseldorf fans broke their own player    [ Ethics ]
http://www.theguardian.com/football/blog/2013/aug/13/tears-defender-fortuna-dusseldorf-fans

 

Winning is everything for fans – or is it?    [ Ethics ]
http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/23685153

 

Gary Neville salutes grassroots at National Football Day    [ Culture ]
http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/get-inspired/23684421

 

Polish champions Legia ordered to close stand over racist behaviour    [ Racism ]
http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/1800586/Legia-ordered-to-close-stand-over-racist-behaviour

 

Homeless World Cup: “I’ve never felt so alive in my life. I’ve never felt anything like this.” – One players story…   [ Sport-social justice ]
http://www.homelessworldcup.org/news/player-story-richard-palmer

 

Creative Team Cultures: How Spanish football put the ‘I’ back in team    [ Culture ]
http://bluestoneedge.com/2013/08/14/creative-team-cultures-how-spanish-football-put-the-i-back-in-team/

 

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Africa

Kenya acknowledges growing doping problem    [ Drugs in sport ]
http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/1798870/Kenya-acknowledges-growing-doping-problem

 

Wanyama shirt drives Kalingalinga FC towards much needed bus    [ Sport for development ]
http://espnfc.com/blog/_/name/footballafrica/id/994?cc=3436

 

SA’s ‘Hulk’ not interested in winning money    [ Ethics ]
http://www.sportlive.co.za/moresport/athletics/2013/08/14/sa-s-hulk-not-interested-in-winning-money

 

South African Rugby Union will introduce a racial quota system in its domestic competition next year to encourage more black players    [ Ethics ]
http://mg.co.za/article/2013-08-14-rugby-union-to-introduce-racial-quotas

 

World Cup 2010: South Africa leaves a World Cup legacy to remember    [ Ethics ]
http://www.theguardian.com/football/blog/2010/jul/12/south-africa-world-cup-2010?CMP=twt_gu

 

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