Bluestone Round up: Ethics in sport – 27 September 2013

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Leisel Jones reveals “psychotic” pursuit of gold medal at Beijing Olympic Games in 2008 cost her    [ Well-being ]


The odds are stacked against virtuous goals    [ Match-fixing ]


Basketball Victoria Scores a Slam Dunk for Disability Inclusion    [ Equality ][tt_news]=840&cHash=702b1b5dde


AFL best to safeguard game: Cat    [ Match-fixing ]


Sandor Earl dobs in Stephen Dank    [ Drugs in sport ]


Buchanan scoops second title in a year    [ Women in sport ]


10-year-old hits back at sports’ ugly parents    [ Well-being ]


The fix is in (the genes?): why a love of risk may lead some athletes astray    [ Match-fixing ]


Give the female athletes a level playing field on sports funding    [ Women in sport ]


Sandor Earl dobs in Stephen Dank    [ Drugs in sport ]


Football: Implementing the new National Curriculum the next challenge    [ Other interesting angles ]


Gary Ablett awarded second Brownlow Medal, surging past Joel Selwood and Dane Swan in nail-biting finish    [ Ethics, Leadership ]


‘The courage to have a go’    [ Performance ]


NZ: Reaction to defeat important, says Hart    [ Culture ]


The Rights of Athletes    [ Ethics ]


Cowan named Football Woman of the Year    [ Women in sport ]




Hits to the Head Don’t Differ With Age, Research Indicates    [ Well-being ]


‘Battle of the Sexes,’ WTA founding, equal prize money celebrate 40th anniversaries    [ Equality ]


Canadian Olympic team strives for gold medal performance in sustainability    [ Ethics ]


Brazil to outsource World Cup anti-doping process    [ Doping ]


El Salvador hands life ban to 14 footballers    [ Match-fixing ]




Son-in-law of Indian cricket boss charged    [ Ethics-gambling ]


Indian Premier League founder Lalit Modi banned from cricket for life    [ Match-fixing ]


CAC are scoring GOALs with SCB    [ Sport for development ]


Revealed: Qatar’s World Cup ‘slaves’    [ Ethics ]




Olympic chiefs demand betting records to head off match-fixing scandal at Sochi Olympics in Russia    [ Match-fixing ]


Leaders in football 2013 Conference Agenda 2013    [ Ethics ]


Video: European football United Against Racism    [ Racism ]


Rainbow laces: Campaign hindered by naive communication    [ Homophobia ]


Mathematics and match-fixing, the Lobanovskyi formula    [ Match-fixing ]


English Premier League Refs Face Ridiculous Pressure    [ Well-being ]


Paralympian Richard Whitehead completes 40-marathon challenge    [ Equality, Leadership ]


Sky Sports to increase coverage of women’s sport    [ Women in sport ]


New UEFA benchmarking report    [ Ethics ]


Sport in conflict transformation – why sport has power to change the world    [ Sport for development ]


Match-fixing crackdown working, say officials, after Lee’s 12-year ban    [ Match-fixing ]




FIFA concerned over spate of forfeited matches in Africa    [ Match-fixing ]


Field of Play: Soccer can be educational tool in Africa    [ Sport for development ]


The Beautiful Game: the impact of soccer on women in South Africa    [ Women in sport ]


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