Bluestone Round up: Ethics in sport – 27 September 2013

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Australia

Leisel Jones reveals “psychotic” pursuit of gold medal at Beijing Olympic Games in 2008 cost her    [ Well-being ]
http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/nsw/leisel-jones-reveals-8220psychotic8221-pursuit-of-gold-medal-at-beijing-olympic-games-in-2008-cost-her/story-fni0cx12-1226724350017

 

The odds are stacked against virtuous goals    [ Match-fixing ]
http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/features/the-odds-are-stacked-against-virtuous-goals/story-e6frg6z6-1226724011933

 

Basketball Victoria Scores a Slam Dunk for Disability Inclusion    [ Equality ]
http://www.basketballvictoria.com.au/index.php?id=102&tx_ttnews[tt_news]=840&cHash=702b1b5dde

 

AFL best to safeguard game: Cat    [ Match-fixing ]
http://www.theage.com.au/afl/afl-news/afl-best-to-safeguard-game-cat-20130920-2u5ip.html

 

Sandor Earl dobs in Stephen Dank    [ Drugs in sport ]
http://www.sportsnewsfirst.com.au/articles/2013/09/27/sandor-earl-dobs-in-stephen-dank/

 

Buchanan scoops second title in a year    [ Women in sport ]
http://www.canberratimes.com.au/sport/cycling/buchanan-scoops-second-title-in-a-year-20130922-2u87e.html

 

10-year-old hits back at sports’ ugly parents    [ Well-being ]
http://www.coastalleader.com.au/story/1792513/10-year-old-hits-back-at-sports-ugly-parents/?cs=2452

 

The fix is in (the genes?): why a love of risk may lead some athletes astray    [ Match-fixing ]
http://www.theguardian.com/society/blog/2013/sep/22/gambling-sport-risk-taking?CMP=twt_gu

 

Give the female athletes a level playing field on sports funding    [ Women in sport ]
http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/opinion/give-the-female-athletes-a-level-playing-field-on-sports-funding/story-fni0ffsx-1226724417784

 

Sandor Earl dobs in Stephen Dank    [ Drugs in sport ]
http://www.sportsnewsfirst.com.au/articles/2013/09/27/sandor-earl-dobs-in-stephen-dank/

 

Football: Implementing the new National Curriculum the next challenge    [ Other interesting angles ]
http://www.footballaustralia.com.au/Cockerill-opinion-display/Implementing-the-new-National-Curriculum-the-next-challenge/75576

 

Gary Ablett awarded second Brownlow Medal, surging past Joel Selwood and Dane Swan in nail-biting finish    [ Ethics, Leadership ]
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-09-23/ablett-awarded-second-brownlow-medal/4976574?section=sport

 

‘The courage to have a go’    [ Performance ]
http://bluestoneedge.com/2013/09/23/the-courage-to-have-a-go/

 

NZ: Reaction to defeat important, says Hart    [ Culture ]
http://www.stuff.co.nz/sport/americas-cup/9212429/Reaction-to-defeat-important-says-Hart

 

The Rights of Athletes    [ Ethics ]
http://www.playerrelations.com.au/?q=blog/rights-athletes-0

 

Cowan named Football Woman of the Year    [ Women in sport ]
http://www.afl.com.au/news/2013-09-26/cowan-named-football-woman-of-the-year

 

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Americas

Hits to the Head Don’t Differ With Age, Research Indicates    [ Well-being ]
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/25/sports/hits-to-the-head-dont-differ-with-age-research-indicates.html?src=me&_r=0

 

‘Battle of the Sexes,’ WTA founding, equal prize money celebrate 40th anniversaries    [ Equality ]
http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/battle-of-the-sexes-wta-founding-equal-prize-money-celebrate-40th-anniversaries/2013/09/19/e1c1f480-217c-11e3-ad1a-1a919f2ed890_story.html

 

Canadian Olympic team strives for gold medal performance in sustainability    [ Ethics ]
http://www.offsetters.ca/media-centre/press-releases/2013/09/19/Canadian_Olympic_Team_Strives_for_Gold_Medal_Performance_in_Sustainability

 

Brazil to outsource World Cup anti-doping process    [ Doping ]
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/sports/2013-09/24/content_16989044.htm

 

El Salvador hands life ban to 14 footballers    [ Match-fixing ]
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/sports/2013-09/21/content_16982688.htm

 

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Asia

Son-in-law of Indian cricket boss charged    [ Ethics-gambling ]
http://www.smh.com.au/sport/cricket/soninlaw-of-indian-cricket-boss-charged-20130922-2u7d9.html

 

Indian Premier League founder Lalit Modi banned from cricket for life    [ Match-fixing ]
http://www.news.com.au/sport/cricket/indian-premier-league-founder-lalit-modi-banned-from-cricket-for-life/story-fndpt0dy-1226727183252

 

CAC are scoring GOALs with SCB    [ Sport for development ]
http://www.sportanddev.org/en/newsnviews/news/?6102/1/CAC-are-scoring-GOALs-with-SCB

 

Revealed: Qatar’s World Cup ‘slaves’    [ Ethics ]
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/sep/25/revealed-qatars-world-cup-slaves

 

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Europe

Olympic chiefs demand betting records to head off match-fixing scandal at Sochi Olympics in Russia    [ Match-fixing ]
http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/nsw/olympic-chiefs-demand-betting-records-to-head-off-matchfixing-scandal-at-sochi-olympics-in-russia/story-fni0cx12-1226724064291

 

Leaders in football 2013 Conference Agenda 2013    [ Ethics ]
http://www.leadersinfootball.com/content/conference/

 

Video: European football United Against Racism    [ Racism ]
http://www.chelseafc.com/news-article/article/3462386

 

Rainbow laces: Campaign hindered by naive communication    [ Homophobia ]
http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/24161011

 

Mathematics and match-fixing, the Lobanovskyi formula    [ Match-fixing ]
http://futbolgrad.com/valeriy-lobanovskyi-and-his-mathematical-principle/

 

English Premier League Refs Face Ridiculous Pressure    [ Well-being ]
http://keepingscore.blogs.time.com/2013/09/21/english-premier-league-refs-face-ridiculous-pressure/

 

Paralympian Richard Whitehead completes 40-marathon challenge    [ Equality, Leadership ]
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-nottinghamshire-24193716

 

Sky Sports to increase coverage of women’s sport    [ Women in sport ]
http://www.uswitch.com/broadband/news/2013/09/sky_sports_to_increase_coverage_of_women_s_sport/

 

New UEFA benchmarking report    [ Ethics ]
http://m.uefa.com/uefa/news/2000100/

 

Sport in conflict transformation – why sport has power to change the world    [ Sport for development ]
http://www.transconflict.com/2013/08/sport-in-conflict-transformation-why-sport-has-power-to-change-the-world-108/

 

Match-fixing crackdown working, say officials, after Lee’s 12-year ban    [ Match-fixing ]
http://www.theguardian.com/sport/2013/sep/25/stephen-lee-snooker-match-fixing

 

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Africa

FIFA concerned over spate of forfeited matches in Africa    [ Match-fixing ]
http://au.sports.yahoo.com/news/article/-/19032665/fifa-concerned-over-spate-of-forfeited-matches-in-africa/

 

Field of Play: Soccer can be educational tool in Africa    [ Sport for development ]
http://www.cbc.ca/sports-content/opinion/2013/09/field-of-play-soccer-an-educational-tool-in-africa.html

 

The Beautiful Game: the impact of soccer on women in South Africa    [ Women in sport ]
http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1857899692/the-beautiful-game

 

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