Bluestone Round up: Ethics in sport – 21 February 2013

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Australia

Swimming: Team culture needs overhaul: reports    [ Culture ]
http://www.theage.com.au/sport/swimming/team-culture-needs-overhaul-reports-20130219-2epmp.html

 

AFL: Kicking Homophobia Out   [ Homophobia ]
http://gaynewsnetwork.com.au/feature/ft-victoria/10573-kicking-homophobia-out.html

 

AFL: Demons cleared, guilty fined   [ Match-fixing ]
http://www.theage.com.au/afl/afl-news/demons-cleared-guilty-fined-20130219-2epm0.html

 

AFL: Tanking saga leaves us with more questions  [ Match-fixing ]
http://www.theage.com.au/afl/afl-news/tanking-saga-leaves-us-with-more-questions-20130219-2epmq.html

AFL: Dons postpone meeting with parents    [ Ethics ]
http://www.theage.com.au/afl/afl-news/dons-postpone-meeting-with-parents-20130219-2epm2.html

 

Brakes on good old days of F1′s gas-guzzling excess    [ Culture ]
http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/world/its-the-pits-as-austerity-drive-slams-brakes-on-good-old-days-of-f1s-gas-guzzling-excess/story-fnb64oi6-1226580682308

 

f it looks like a tank, sounds like a tank and acts like a tank, it’s a tank   [ Match-fixing ]
http://www.news.com.au/top-stories/if-it-looks-like-a-tank-sounds-like-a-tank-and-acts-like-a-tank-its-a-tank/story-e6frfkp9-1226581432876

 

NRL clubs pledge united approach to anti-doping    [ Drugs in sport ]
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-02-20/nrl-clubs-to-show-united-front-against-doping/4530762

 

Probe into gambling a good idea? You bet!    [ Ethics - gambling ]
http://www.theage.com.au/business/probe-into-gambling-a-good-idea-you-bet-20130215-2eioi.html

 

Police fed up with football violence    [ Ethics ]
http://au.sports.yahoo.com/football/videos/watch/216566ff-2ed9-31ef-a890-d5658276d0aa/police-fed-up-with-football-violence/

 

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Americas

‘Football is for the living’: Unsporting and controversial goal as striker scores after goalkeeper collapses    [Integrity ]
http://www.independent.co.uk/sport/football/news-and-comment/football-is-for-the-living-unsporting-and-controversial-goal-as-striker-scores-after-goalkeeper-collapses-8502930.html

 

U.S. Players Rally Behind Robbie Rogers on Twitter    [ Homophobia ]
http://goal.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/02/15/u-s-players-rally-behind-robbie-rogers-on-twitter/

 

Column: Unrepentant NCAA tells Miami: ?Do as we say. Forget about what we do.?    [ Integrity ]
http://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/colleges/column-unrepentant-ncaa-tells-miami-do-as-we-say-forget-about-what-we-do/2013/02/20/c8814830-7b3d-11e2-9c27-fdd594ea6286_story.html

 

Lance Armstrong has chosen not to be interviewed under oath by Usada    [ Drugs in sport ]
http://www.guardian.co.uk/sport/2013/feb/20/lance-armstrong-usada

 

College Sports: Leading Off: A Push and a Shove    [ Ethics ]
http://thequad.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/02/20/leading-off-a-push-and-a-shove/?ref=sports

 

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Asia

Match-fixing and bribery in Chinese football are endemic, sport insiders say    [ Match-fixing ]
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/feb/20/match-fixing-bribery-chinese-football

 

China produces most raw materials for sports drugs, says anti-doping chief    [ Drugs in sport ]
http://www.scmp.com/sport/china/article/1149256/china-produces-most-raw-materials-sports-drugs-says-anti-doping-chief

 

Olympics to prompt Asia’s first drug tests    [ Drugs in sport ]
http://www.chinapost.com.tw/sports/golf/2013/02/21/370822/Olympics-to.htm

 

AFC, INTERPOL begin seminar on match-fixing “cancer”    [ Match-fixing ]
http://football.thestar.com.my/2013/02/20/afc-interpol-begin-seminar-on-matchfixing-quotcancerquot/

 

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Europe

The experts leading the fight against match-fixing    [ Match-fixing ]
http://au.eurosport.com/football/international-football/2010/on-the-frontlines-of-the-fight-against-match-fixing_sto3631057/story.shtml

 

Cycling: Spain ramps up fight against doping    [ Drugs in sport ]
http://www.sbs.com.au/cyclingcentral/news/42302/spain-ramps-up-fight-against-doping

 

Robbie Rogers: Ex-Leeds United and USA winger reveals he is gay    [ Homophobia ]
http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/21479520

 

The Football Lawyer: Gary Neville, football agents and how excess can be curbed    [ Ethics - salary/revenue ]
http://blogs.independent.co.uk/2013/02/20/the-football-lawyer-gary-neville-football-agents-and-how-excess-can-be-curbed/

 

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Africa

Athletics drug cheats will follow Lance Armstrong down    [ Drugs in sport ]
http://mg.co.za/article/2013-02-15-00-athletics-drug-cheats-will-follow-lance-armstrong-down

 

Baseball secures home in Uganda    [ Sport for development ]
http://www.newvision.co.ug/news/639991-baseball-secures-home-in-uganda.html

 

Police deploy to contain racist Israeli football supporters    [ Racism ]
http://www.moroccoworldnews.com/2013/02/77888/police-deploy-to-contain-racist-israeli-football-supporters/

 

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