Bluestone Round up: Ethics in sport – 28 March 2013

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Australia

‘Normalised’ gambling ads blamed for high betting rate of NRL fans    [ Ethics - gambling ]
http://www.smh.com.au/rugby-league/league-news/normalised-gambling-ads-blamed-for-high-betting-rate-of-nrl-fans-20130323-2gmkf.html

 

Sports Minister praises ‘impressive’ progress of drugs probe   [ Drugs in sport ]
http://www.smh.com.au/rugby-league/league-news/sports-minister-praises-impressive-progress-of-drugs-probe-20130323-2gmkm.html

 

Taking the contact out of sport   [ Well-being ]
ttp://www.smh.com.au/afl/afl-news/taking-the-contact-out-of-sport-20130322-2gl9s.html

 

Webber ponders future   [ Other angles ]
http://www.smh.com.au/sport/motorsport/webber-ponders-future-20130325-2gpas.html

 

Women and cycling: closing the gender divide    [ Women in sport ]
http://www.theage.com.au/executive-style/fitness/blogs/on-your-bike/women-and-cycling-closing-the-gender-divide-20130325-2gomd.html

 

As ASADA turns up heat on Dons, Demetriou to warns their rivals    [ Drugs in sport ]
http://www.theaustralian.com.au/sport/afl/afl-planning-second-round-of-briefings-for-all-club-personnel/story-fnca0u4y-1226605788725

 

AFL in pokies’ thrall    [ Ethics - gambling ]
http://www.theage.com.au/comment/afl-in-pokies-thrall-20130326-2gs3w.html

 

Wanderers condemn unruly fans    [ Ethics ]
http://www.smh.com.au/sport/a-league/wanderers-condemn-unruly-fans-20130326-2gskx.html

 

AFL see the light on women’s footy    [ Women in sport ]
http://www.theage.com.au/afl/afl-news/afl-sees-the-light-on-womens-footy-20130326-2gsd1.html#ixzz2Oh0SIlrG

 

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Americas

Acceptance by Example, on the Field and at Home    [ Leadership ]
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/24/sports/football/scott-fujita-acceptance-by-example-in-locker-room-and-at-home.html?_r=0

 

LGBT Allies Prepare For Gay NFL Player To Come Out    [ Homophobia ]
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/03/26/gay-nfl-player_n_2958262.html

 

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Asia

Paying Hong Kong soccer players a bonus if they win is good    [ Ethics - salary/revenue ]
http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1196590/paying-hong-kong-soccer-players-bonus-if-they-win-good

 

Boxing: AIBA bans headgear, toughens scoring system    [ Ethics ]
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/sports/more-sports/boxing/AIBA-bans-headgear-toughens-scoring-system/articleshow/19157726.cms

 

IPL 6: Sri Lankan players will not participate in Chennai matches    [ Ethics ]
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/sports/cricket/ipl/news/IPL-6-Sri-Lankan-players-will-not-participate-in-Chennai-matches/articleshow/19221288.cms

 

 

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Europe

Kevin-Prince Boateng says racist players should be sacked    [ Racism ]
http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/21881626

 

Racism in football: Fifa taskforce details to be revealed    [ Racism ]
http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/21876735

 

Baroness Sue Campbell: ‘I really believe sport changes lives’    [ Ethics ]
http://www.guardian.co.uk/sport/2013/mar/25/baroness-sue-campbell-uk-sport

 

Liverpool striker Luis Suarez faces Fifa action after punching opponent in the face during World Cup qualifier for Uruguay    [ Ethics ]
http://www.independent.co.uk/sport/football/international/liverpool-striker-luis-suarez-faces-fifa-action-after-punching-opponent-in-the-face-during-world-cup-qualifier-for-uruguay-8551455.html

 

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Africa

South Africa: R50m Missing From World Cup Funds    [ Ethics - salary/revenue ]
http://allafrica.com/stories/201303260498.html

 

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