Bluestone Round up: Ethics in sport – 31 January 2013

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Australia

AFL Drugs: Clubs can ‘do more to help’ if told sooner    [ Drug in sport ]
http://www.theage.com.au/afl/afl-news/clubs-can-do-more-to-help-if-told-sooner-20130130-2dldq.html

 

There is nothing quite so unsporting as modern sport, so it’s simple – don’t trust anyone   [ Ethics ]
http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/world/there-is-nothing-quite-so-unsporting-as-modern-sport-so-its-simple-dont-trust-anyone/story-fnb64oi6-1226563767585

 

Boxing: ‘They robbed me. You all seen it’: Mundine lashes out after loss to Geale   [ Fairness ]
http://www.theage.com.au/sport/boxing/they-robbed-me-you-all-seen-it-mundine-lashes-out-after-loss-to-geale-20130131-2dlyx.html

 

John Steffensen suspended by Athletics Australia – again   [ Ethics ]
http://www.theage.com.au/sport/athletics/john-steffensen-suspended-by-athletics-australia–again-20130131-2dms4.html

 

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Americas

The zany story of two self ordained sports science entrepreneurs    [ Other angles ]
The zany story of two self ordained sports science entrepreneurs

 

Cycling: Lance Armstrong wants confession amnesty    [ Drugs in sport ]
http://www.independent.co.uk/sport/general/others/cycling-lance-armstrong-wants-confession-amnesty-8473991.html

 

Lessons From a Hug by LeBron James    [ Well-being ]
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/31/sports/basketball/lessons-from-a-lebron-james-hug.html?ref=sports&_r=0

 

Blocking Path of Baseball’s Drug Inquiries    [ Drugs in sport ]
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/31/sports/baseball/blocking-path-of-baseballs-drug-inquiries.html?ref=sports&gwh=A4057AFC9B7EF999E7A96AA47B893164

 

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Asia

Cricket: Women seek their place in sun at World Cup    [ Women in sport ]
http://www.nation.co.ke/sports/cricket/Women-seek-their-place-in-sun-at-World-Cup/-/434908/1680046/-/141y08j/-/index.html

 

Special Olympians can inspire activists in Burma: Suu Kyi    [ Sport-social justice ]
http://nwww.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20130130000865

 

Vietnam: Tan wins nation’s inaugural fair play award    [ Fairness ]
http://vietnamnews.vn/Sports/235936/tan-wins-nations-inaugural-fair-play-award.html

 

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Europe

Quest for perfection harms young players    [ Well-being ]
http://www.theage.com.au/sport/soccer/quest-for-perfection-harms-young-players-20130130-2djno.html

 

Return of Arran Brindle, the record breaker of women’s cricket    [ Women in sport ]
http://www.independent.co.uk/sport/cricket/return-of-arran-brindle-the-record-breaker-of-womens-cricket-8473989.html

 

Striker Jozy Altidore will ‘pray for’ fans who racially abused him    [ Racism ]
http://www.guardian.co.uk/football/2013/jan/30/jozy-altidore-pray-fans-racially-abused

 

Dead marathon runner had now-banned stimulant in water bottle    [ Drugs in sport ]
http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2013/jan/30/dead-marathon-runner-banned-stimulant-dmaa

 

British Basketball optimistic that UK Sport will restore its funding    [ Ethics - salary/revenue ]
http://www.guardian.co.uk/sport/2013/jan/30/british-basketball-uk-sport-funding

 

 

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Africa

Afcon 2013/ Assou-Ekotto : “African players are paid less because of the AFCON”    [ Ethics= salary/revenue ]
http://en.africatopsports.com/2013/01/30/afcon-2013-assou-ekotto-african-players-are-paid-less-because-of-the-afcon/

 

Football: Keita and co donate Afcon bonuses to Mali’s war effort    [ Sport for development ]
http://mg.co.za/article/2013-01-29-keita-and-co-donate-afcon-bonuses-to-mali-war-effort

 

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