Bluestone Round up: Ethics in sport – 23 August 2013

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Australia

Indigenous marathon runners inspire their communities    [ Equality ]
http://www.reconciliation.org.au/getfile?id=81&file=RAnews_issue27_web.pdf

 

Good Sports – a program of the Australia Drug Foundation, making community sporting clubs family friendly environments   
[ Well-being ]
http://sportscommunity.com.au/club-admin/f-good-sports-program/

 

Club doctors urge coaches to back a ban on cannonball tackle    [ Well-being ]
http://www.theaustralian.com.au/sport/nrl/club-doctors-urge-coaches-to-back-a-ban-on-cannonball-tackle/story-fnca0von-1226698754998

 

Sport: we need to talk about these women    [ Women in sport ]
http://www.mamamia.com.au/health-wellbeing/sport-meet-the-women-supporting-our-athletes/

 

Australia’s Lehmann accuses Broad of ‘blatant cheating’    [ Integrity ]
http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2013/08/21/australias-lehmann-accuses-broad-blatant-cheating

 

Football: Ban threat for fans who lit flares    [ Ethics ]
http://www.canberratimes.com.au/sport/football/ban-threat-for-fans-who-lit-flares-20130815-2rzth.html

 

AFL Players Association boss Matt Finnis says details of charges against Essendon a “disturbing” read    [ Drugs in sport ]
http://www.news.com.au/sport/afl/afl-players-association-boss-matt-finnis-says-details-of-charges-against-essendon-a-disturbing-read/story-fnelctok-1226701552410

 

Wheelchair rugby heading for great outdoors    [ Equality ]
http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/sport/more-sports/wheelchair-rugby-heading-for-great-outdoors/story-fni2frsp-1226696538354

 

Sports clubs must evolve with the various cultures in their community in order to survive    [ Equality ]
http://sportscommunity.com.au/club-admin/e-culturally-and-linguistically-diverse-cald-communities/

 

The Essendon supplements saga: what you don’t know can hurt you    [ Drugs in sport ]
https://theconversation.com/the-essendon-supplements-saga-what-you-dont-know-can-hurt-you-17324

 

Young: Time to fix Wallabies culture    [ Culture ]
http://www.sportal.com.au/rugby-union/news/the-rugby-championship/young-time-to-fix-wallabies-culture-248805

 

NSW Physical Disability Rugby League    [ Equality ]
http://www.nrl.com/nsw-physical-disability-rugby-league/tabid/10874/newsid/74188/default.aspx

 

Sudden Cardiac Death    [ Well-being ]
https://secure.ausport.gov.au/clearinghouse/knowledge_base/participation/sport_injuries_and_medical_conditions/sudden_cardiac_death

 

Collingwood’s Multicultural Officer Yusuf Qaafow explains the great work he does while working with the community and his African Academy    [ Equality ]
http://www.collingwoodfc.com.au/video/2013-08-21/the-club-s2e23-african-academy

 

NRL will join forces with the NSW government to help strengthen laws regarding crowd behaviour at junior matches    [ Ethics ]
http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2013/08/18/nrl-government-vow-violence-crackdown

 

Grandstands do not improve Sport Performance or Participation    [ Other interesting angles ]
http://mutualsport.com.au/news/news

 

They used my son as a guinea pig, says Bombers mum    [ Drugs in sport ]
http://www.theaustralian.com.au/sport/they-used-my-son-as-a-guinea-pig-says-bombers-mum/story-e6frg7mf-1226702432260

 

ICC takes dim view to lighthearted Lehmann    [ Ethics ]
http://www.theaustralian.com.au/sport/cricket/icc-takes-dim-view-to-lighthearted-lehmann/story-e6frg7rx-1226702535713

 

Rugby League: Gamesmanship or illegal tactics?    [ Ethics ]
http://www.smh.com.au/rugby-league/league-news/water-tactics-tap-into-an-old-playbook-of-sneaky-moves-20130819-2s7c4.html

 

Bulldogs superstar Ben Barba subjected to vile attacks on social media    [ Ethics ]
http://www.news.com.au/sport/nrl/bulldogs-superstar-ben-barba-subjected-to-vile-attacks-on-social-media/story-fndv2wg4-1226700066533

 

Social football for a cause    [ Sport for development ]
http://www.aflnswact.com.au/index.php?id=5&tx_ttnews[tt_news]=2091&cHash=de89e0ccd2&utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

 

Richmond’s Korin Gamadji Institute improves AFL culture    [ Culture ]
http://www.reconciliation.org.au/getfile?id=81&file=RAnews_issue27_web.pdf

 

The Two Chairs is a creative social platform for Australians to learn and contribute to the discussion about racism    [ Racism ]
http://startsomegood.com/thetwochairs

 

Essendon will be given the chance to respond to the charges against them, says AFL’s Andrew Demetriou    [ Drugs in sport ]
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-08-21/afl-issues-statement-on-grounds-for-essendon-charges/4902472?section=sport

 

Promising future for the Bakari Royals    [ Equality ]
http://ecunews.net/826/sport/promising-future-for-the-bakari-royals/

 

A group of Australian footballers are blazing a trail in the newly-formed US women’s professional league    [ Women in sport ]
http://www.theguardian.com/football/blog/2013/aug/21/australian-women-blaze-trail-american-league

 

Rudd to launch sporting hub in Geelong    [ Other interesting angles ]
http://www.skynews.com.au/topstories/article.aspx?id=898958&vId=

 

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Americas

Darren Young becomes first active WWE athlete to come out as gay    [ Homophobia ]
http://www.news.com.au/sport/more-sports/darren-young-becomes-first-active-wwe-athlete-to-come-out-as-gay/story-fndukor0-1226698237251

 

Are you impressing people or impacting them? Alabama football coach Nick Saban on leadership    [ Leadership ]
http://www.bizjournals.com/birmingham/blog/2013/08/are-you-impressing-people-or-impacting.html?page=all

 

How Can Leaders Creat Truly Inclusive Cultures? 24 CEOs on Diversity Programs That Work    [ Culture ]
http://hbr.org/2013/09/great-leaders-who-make-the-mix-work/ar/1

 

An inside look at Jamaican track’s drug-testing woes    [ Drugs in sport ]
http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/more/news/20130819/lax-drug-testing-in-jamaican-track-and-field/#ixzz2cV0DMa5u

 

8 Trends to Watch in Sports Business    [ Other interesting angles ]
http://www.cablefax.com/cfp/just_in/8-Trends-to-Watch-in-Sports-Business_59490.html

 

Doping ‘disaster’: shadow hangs over Jamaica’s participation in next Olympics    [ Drugs in sport ]
http://www.smh.com.au/sport/doping-disaster-shadow-hangs-over-jamaicas-participation-in-next-olympics-20130822-2scns.html

 

‘Let Them Wear Towels’: The Women Who Changed American Sports Forever    [ Women in sport ]
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/08/10/let-them-wear-towels-the-women-who-changed-american-sports-forever.html

 

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Asia

Dravid criticizes ICC to increase number of Twenty20s    [ Other interesting angles ]
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/sports/cricket/top-stories/Dravid-criticizes-ICC-to-increase-number-of-Twenty20s/articleshow/21944795.cms

 

Indian govt backs IOC move to keep tainted officials out    [ Ethics ]
http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2013/08/21/indian-govt-backs-ioc-move-keep-tainted-officials-out

 

Eight Chinese athletes fail tests ahead of National Games    [ Drugs in sport ]
http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2013/08/21/eight-chinese-athletes-fail-tests-ahead-national-games

 

Afghanistan to play first football home game for 10 years    [ Sport-social justice ]
http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2013/08/16/afghanistan-play-first-football-home-game-10-years

 

Yao urges return to playing sports for joy    [ Well-being ]
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/china/2013-08/20/c_132646263.htm

 

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Europe

Russian gold medallist insulted by ‘gay kiss’ claims    [ Homophobia ]
http://mg.co.za/article/2013-08-20-russian-gold-medallist-insulted-by-gay-kiss-claims

 

If Sarah Taylor joins men’s cricket, it may not help the women’s game    [ Women in sport ]
http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/jan/15/sarah-taylor-mens-cricket?CMP=twt_gu

 

Do sporty women make better entrepreneurs?    [ Women in sport ]
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-23582532

 

EPL issues warning to clubs about player conduct    [ Ethics ]
http://www.sfgate.com/sports/article/EPL-issues-warning-to-clubs-about-player-conduct-4736491.php

 

Hope Powell: Women’s football indebted to ‘ruthless’ coach    [ Culture ]
http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/23769343

 

Paralympian Richard Whitehead to run 40 marathons in 40 days – life need not have limits    [ Leadership ]
http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/disability-sport/23671313

 

British Transplant Games offer true inspiration    [ Equality ]
http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/23713662

 

Departing Head of World Athletics Lamine Diack’s dream is athletics for all    [ Equality ]
http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2013/08/18/departing-diacks-dream-athletics-all

 

Professionals help girls kick against sport stereotypes    [ Women in sport ]
http://www.independent.co.uk/sport/general/others/professionals-help-girls-kick-against-sport-stereotypes-8772713.html

 

Chris Froome backs life bans for drug cheats, says he’ll happily play domestique to Bradley Wiggins    [ Drugs in sport ]
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-08-19/chris-froome-backs-life-ban-for-drug-cheats/4895972?section=sport

 

Serie A: Lazio ordered to close stand after racist chants    [ Racism ]
http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/23757247

 

No doping cases from Tour de France    [ Drugs in sport ]
http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2013/08/21/no-doping-cases-tour-de-france

 

Gambling rife in Scottish football, says Kevin Kyle    [ Ethics - gambling ]
http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/23769011?utm_medium=twitter&utm_source=twitterfeed

 

Players warned about clubs in Cyprus, Greece and Turkey    [ Ethics ]
http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2013/08/22/players-warned-about-clubs-cyprus-greece-and-turkey

 

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Africa

Gambia: 19 Youths Arrested in Boiram for Playing Football    [ Ethics ]
http://allafrica.com/stories/201308200538.html

 

The Medical Commission of International Amateur Boxing Association (AIBA) unanimously recommended removal of head guards in elite men’s competitions    [ Well-being ]
http://www.nation.co.ke/sports/othersports/Technical+knockout+for+helmets/-/1951306/1962062/-/3gvoa3z/-/index.html

 

Castle Lager to organise soccer clinics across Tanzania run by Spain’s La Liga Champions FC Barcelona    [ Ethics ]
http://www.dailynews.co.tz/index.php/sport/21308-castle-to-bring-barca-coaches

 

Nigeria: 25-Year-Old Nigerian Invents Electricity Generating Football    [ Sport for development ]
http://allafrica.com/stories/201308191698.html

 

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