Bluestone Round up: Ethics in sport – 20 September 2013

Ethics in Sport – Weekly Headlines

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Australia

Basketball supports new integrity in sport initiative    [ Integrity ]
http://basketball.net.au/index.php?id=302&tx_ttnews[tt_news]=3068&tx_ttnews[backPid]=1&cHash=15dea43655

 

Reformed drug cheat has special advice for Earl    [ Well-being ]
http://www.canberratimes.com.au/rugby-league/league-news/reformed-drug-cheat-has-special-advice-for-earl-20130914-2trep.html

 

AFL: How to Assess a Coach    [ Performance ]
http://www.aflcommunity.com.au/index.php?id=1808

 

Game of throws – soccer match fixing    [ Match-fixing ]
http://www.insidesport.com.au/game-of-throws/

 

AFL boss Andrew Demetriou details threat of match-fixing syndicates in letter to State Government    [ Match-fixing ]
http://www.news.com.au/sport/afl/afl-boss-andrew-demetriou-details-threat-of-match-fixing-syndicates-in-letter-to-state-government/story-fnelctok-1226718050714

 

Victorian detectives bust alleged soccer match-fixing syndicate    [ Match-fixing ]
http://www.theage.com.au/sport/soccer/victorian-detectives-bust-alleged-soccer-matchfixing-syndicate-20130915-2tsh5.html

 

The good, bad and ugly sides of sport    [ Ethics ]
http://bluestoneedge.com/2013/09/16/the-good-bad-and-ugly-sides-of-sport/

 

Soccer match-fix deals ‘net millions’    [ Match-fixing ]
http://www.theaustralian.com.au/sport/football/soccer-match-fix-deals-net-millions/story-fn63e0vj-1226720492833

 

League legend Mark Geyer says the NRL need captain’s challenge    [ Ethics ]
http://www.heraldsun.com.au/sport/nrl/league-legend-mark-geyer-says-the-nrl-need-captains-challenge/story-fni3fbgt-1226720482939

 

AFL Stars be the influence    [ Well-being ]
http://www.aflplayers.com.au/article/4570/#.UjrF6dLPXLd

 

Ashes series to feature extra DRS reviews after ICC give approval    [ Ethics ]
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-09-19/ashes-series-to-feature-extra-drs-reviews-after-icc-give-approv/4967026?section=sport

 

How the Wanderers Redefined the A-League    [ Other interesting angles ]
http://www.gq.com.au/life/editors+pick/how+the+wanderers+redefined+the+a+league,27208

 

Declan Hill Blog, author of The Fix, his take on match-fixing this week    [ Match-fixing ]
http://www.declanhill.com/blog

 

America’s Cup hero John Bertrand wants Aussie sports to break new ground    [ Culture ]
http://www.news.com.au/national-news/victoria/america8217s-cup-hero-john-bertrand-wants-aussie-sports-to-break-new-ground/story-fnii5sms-1226722212726

 

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Americas

NRL: Settlement Leaves Fans at a Moral Crossroads    [ Ethics ]
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/16/sports/football/in-nfls-violence-a-moral-quandary-for-fans.html?ref=sports&_r=0

 

Floyd and Du Plessis hits show NFL can learn from rugby’s safer techniques    [ Well-being ]
http://www.theguardian.com/sport/2013/sep/16/malcom-floyd-san-diego-chargers-injury

 

How scarcity affects sportsmen    [ Performance ]
http://www.espncricinfo.com/magazine/content/story/672395.html

 

Why can’t Jason Collins find an NBA job?    [ Homophobia ]
http://www.sfgate.com/sports/jenkins/article/Why-can-t-Jason-Collins-find-an-NBA-job-4822928.php

 

Playing “Too Womany” and the Problem of Masculinity in Sport    [ Women in sport ]
http://verdict.justia.com/2013/09/17/playing-too-womany-and-the-problem-of-masculinity-in-sport

 

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Asia

Raucous Scene Grips Afghan Capital: Soccer Euphoria    [ Sport-social change ]
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/13/world/asia/a-raucous-welcome-for-winning-afghan-soccer-team.html?ref=sports&_r=1&

 

India cricketers Sreesanth, Chavan banned for life for fixing    [ Match-fixing ]
http://www.theaustralian.com.au/sport/cricket/india-cricketers-sreesanth-chavan-banned-for-life-for-fixing/story-e6frg7rx-1226718933347

 

Fourteen arrested in Singapore over match-fixing    [ Match-fixing ]
http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2013/09/19/fourteen-arrested-singapore-over-match-fixing

 

Peace recognition rolls up on the golf course    [ Sport-social justice ]
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/sports/2013-09/19/content_16981083.htm

 

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Europe

PPF announces the results of a major cross-sport study into the physical, mental and financial
wellbeing of retired sportspeople    [ Well-being ]
http://www.ppf.org.uk/mbrdata/pdf/3gKNVh.pdf

 

Diving’s like doping in terms of detection – referee    [ Ethics ]
http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2013/09/13/divings-doping-terms-detection-referee

 

England’s Katie Chapman queries FA stance on motherhood    [ Women in sport ]
http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/24078769

 

Top players urged to wear rainbow laces in anti-homophobia campaign    [ Homophobia ]
http://www.theguardian.com/football/2013/sep/16/players-rainbow-laces-anti-homophobia

 

AC Milan’s Kaka ‘asks not to be paid’ while injured    [ Ethics ]
http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/24117343

 

Inter punished for racist chanting at Juve game    [ Racism ]
http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2013/09/17/inter-punished-racist-chanting-juve-game

 

Stephen Lee: Where did it all go wrong for shamed snooker player?    [ Match-fixing ]
http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/snooker/24127562

 

Bulgarian sprinter Tezdzhan Naimova banned for life after testing positive to banned steroid    [ Drugs in sport ]
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-09-18/bulgarian-sprinter-naimova-gets-doping-life-ban/4964404?section=sport

 

Video: Example of the positive impact of sport on young people nbsp;  [ Well-being ]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gjx1B87_lnU&feature=youtube_gdata_player&noredirect=1

 

Depression’s grip on the beautiful game    [ Well-being ]
http://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2013-09-16-depressions-grip-on-the-beautiful-game/#.UjrElNLPXLd

 

UEFA’s 54 member countries have given their backing to 2022 World Cup switch to winter    [ Well-being ]
http://www.sportinglife.com/football/news/article/2/8929542/europe-backs-winter-world-cup

 

Sporting mothers: From kids on the team coach to winning a marathon    [ Women in sport ]
http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/olympics/24135276

 

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Africa

Kiprotich takes swipe at culture of rewarding his successes    [ Ethics ]
http://www.monitor.co.ug/Sports/Athletics/Kiprotich+takes+swipe+at+culture+of+rewarding+his+successes/-/690274/1992890/-/fjhn1a/-/index.html

 

What do rhinos, elephants and a football have in common?    [ Sport for development ]
http://www.sportanddev.org/en/newsnviews/news/?6062/1/What-do-rhinos-elephants-and-a-football-have-in-common

 

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