Bluestone Round up: Ethics in sport – 30 August 2013

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Australia

Depression continues to dog NRL players    [ Well-being ]
http://www.smh.com.au/rugby-league/league-news/depression-continues-to-dog-nrl-players-20130824-2sihl.html

 

Osteoporosis is a surprising downside for cyclists    [ Well-being ]
http://www.theaustralian.com.au/executive-living/bad-to-the-bone/story-e6frg9zo-1226702368540

 

Sandor Earl issued Infraction Notice    [ Drugs in sport ]
http://www.nrl.com/sandor-earl-issued-infraction-notice/tabid/10874/newsid/74336/default.aspx

 

FFA becomes member of ASEAN Football Federation    [ Other interesting angles ]
http://sportsbusinessinsider.com.au/news/ffa-becomes-member-of-asean-football-federation/

 

Meet one of the top Australian Sportswomen of all time    [ Women in sport ]
http://engagingwomen.com.au/engaging-women/meet-one-of-the-top-australian-sportswomen-of-all-time/

 

Stars inspiring Australian females to play cricket    [ Women in sport ]
http://www.cricket.com.au/news-list/2013/8/27/stars-inspiring-australian-females

 

AFL – Hird and his club pay highest of prices    [ Drugs in sport ]
http://www.smh.com.au/afl/afl-news/hird-and-his-club-pay-highest-of-prices-20130827-2so59.html

 

Football’s Forgotten people: Women in football ( Part 1 )   [ Women in sport ]
http://leopoldmethod.com.au/women-in-football-p1/

 

AFL: Sydney Swans star Tony Armstrong is helping the Kool Kids Club is spreading an anti-bullying and anti-racism message through the powerful art of music.    [ Racism ]
http://www.aflnswact.com.au/index.php?id=5&tx_ttnews[tt_news]=2127&cHash=8238730c5e&utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

 

Wallabies star David Pocock lauds ARU’s ‘Inclusion’ policy, which will aim to stamp out homophobia    [ Homophobia ]
http://www.news.com.au/sport/rugby-gold/wallabies-star-david-pocock-lauds-arus-inclusion-policy-which-will-aim-to-stamp-out-homophobia/story-fndpt9s1-1226705247022

 

FFA Cup set for 2014 kick off    [ Other interesting angles ]
http://www.footballaustralia.com.au/news-display/ffa-cup-set-for-2014-kick-off/73770

 

AFL National Diversity Manager Ali Fahour chosen to speak at Beyond Sport Awards    [ Other interesting angles ]
http://www.beyondsport.org/the-summit/speaker/speaker/profile.php?Id=10&ProfileId=215

 

De Castella sprints to NSW to revive obesity program    [ Well-being ]
http://www.canberratimes.com.au/act-news/de-castella-sprints-to-nsw-to-revive-obesity-program-20130828-2sr4h.html

 

NRL player Sandor Earl admits to use and trafficking    [ Drugs in sport ]
http://www.theaustralian.com.au/sport/nrl/nrl-player-sandor-earl-admits-to-use-and-trafficking/story-fnca0von-1226706808910

 

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Americas

Performance: Jeremy Lin: Coaches lost faith in me    [ Well-being ]
http://espn.go.com/nba/story/_/id/9588401/jeremy-lin-says-houston-rockets-coaches-lost-faith-last-season

 

UN creates International Day of Sport for Development and Peace    [ Sport for development ]
http://www.olympic.org/news/un-creates-international-day-of-sport-for-development-and-peace/207997

 

N.F.L. Pressure Said to Lead ESPN to Quit Film Project    [ Ethics, Well-being ]
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/24/sports/football/nfl-pressure-said-to-prompt-espn-to-quit-film-project.html?ref=sports&_r=1&

 

What Makes A Nightmare Sports Parent — And What Makes A Great One    [ Well-being ]
http://www.thepostgame.com/blog/more-family-fun/201202/what-makes-nightmare-sports-parent

 

Ref Sarah Thomas Will Break NFL Glass Ceiling, Because She’s Too Good Not To    [ Women in sport ]
http://bleacherreport.com/articles/1744945-nfl-ref-sarah-thomas-will-break-glass-ceiling-because-shes-too-good-not-to?utm_source=cnn.com&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=cnn-sports-bin&hpt=hp_bn15&utm_source=Aug.+25%2C+2013&utm_campaign=Week+73&utm_medium=email

 

College Coach Reveals He Is Gay, Joining a Short List    [ Homophobia ]
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/29/sports/college-coach-reveals-he-is-gay-joining-a-short-list.html?ref=sports&_r=0&gwh=7C547DE53FB9F372466439382A8CF946

 

NFL settles huge concussion lawsuit    [ Well-being ]
http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2013/08/30/nfl-settles-huge-concussion-lawsuit

 

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Asia

India won’t bar tainted Olympic officials    [ Ethics ]
http://au.sports.yahoo.com/news/article/-/18649546/india-wont-bar-tainted-olympic-officials/

 

Female Footballers Covered Head to Toe Inflame Islamists    [ Equality ]
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-07-18/female-footballers-covered-head-to-toe-inflame-islamists.html?cmpid=otbrn.sustain.story

 

Korea launches audits on sports bodies to ensure fair operation    [ Integrity ]
http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20130826000933

 

How can sport for development transform the lives of young people in India?    [ Sport for development ]
http://www.theguardian.com/global-development-professionals-network/finalist-blogs/2013/aug/27/women-of-madanpur-khadar-want-jobs

 

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Europe

Sochi Games open to all says Russia    [ Equality ]
http://sochi2014.olympics.com.au/news/sochi-games-open-to-all-says-russia

 

Football: a sporting barometer of European integration policies    [ Culture ]
http://icss-journal.newsdeskmedia.com/football-a-sporting-barometer-of-European-integration-policies

 

Racing to Equality, Women Form Cycling Association    [ Equality ]
http://associationsnow.com/2013/08/racing-to-equality-women-form-cycling-association/

 

The secrets behind the development of Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo, revealed by Rene Meulensteen    [ People development ]
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/football/teams/real-madrid/10272433/The-secrets-behind-the-development-of-Real-Madrids-Cristiano-Ronaldo-revealed-by-Rene-Meulensteen.html

 

The role of physical education and school sport in the development of an active lifestyle    [ Well-being ]
http://www.pescholar.com/blog/67/the-role-of-physical-education-and-school-sport-in-the-development-of-an-active-life-style/

 

Ex-player Gordon Parks makes Scottish match-fixing claim    [ Ethics-gambling ]
http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/23808606

 

Goalkeeper Daniel Lloyd-Weston’s tale of life in Europe’s IOU leagues    [ Ethics ]
http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/23802214

 

Football fans face prosecution for ‘online hooliganism’    [ Ethics ]
http://www.theguardian.com/football/2013/aug/23/football-fans-prosecution-online-hooliganism?CMP=twt_fd

 

Young Coach Tandems blow their whistle    [ Equality ]
http://scort-blog.ch/blog/?p=2813

 

Interesting consultation, UK sport asking the public if athlete conduct should affect eligibility for funding?    [ Ethics ]
http://www.uksport.gov.uk/consultation?utm_source=Newsletter&utm_medium=News&utm_content=Consultation&utm_campaign=Newsletter_150813

 

University College Dublin is using eye tracking to study the unique brain processes of star sportspeople which make them so successful    [ Other interesting angles ]
http://www.thejournal.ie/eye-tracker-technology-sports-psychology-1050365-Aug2013/

 

Turkish hurdler Yanit handed doping suspension    [ Drugs in sport ]
http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2013/08/28/turkish-hurdler-yanit-handed-doping-suspension-0

 

Golden legacy from London 2012 lost on young girls missing out on the benefits of sport    [ Women in sport ]
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/olympics/10269797/Golden-legacy-from-London-2012-lost-on-young-girls-missing-out-on-the-benefits-of-sport.html

 

More on gambling in UK football – allegations of PFA Chief’s $100,000 gambling debt, and questions on integrity    [ Ethics - gambling ]
http://www.independent.co.uk/sport/football/news-and-comment/pga-chief-gordon-taylor-fights-for-job-over-100000-betting-debt-8788667.html

 

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Africa

White coach accuses Nigeria’s Keshi of racism    [ Racism ]
http://www.sfgate.com/sports/article/White-coach-accuses-Nigeria-s-Keshi-of-racism-4765197.php

 

Life lessons from the pitch    [ Ethics ]
http://www.sportanddev.org/en/newsnviews/news/?5986/1/Life-lessons-from-the-pitch

 

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