Bluestone Round up: Ethics in sport – 6 September 2013

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Australia

Geelong Cats kicking goals for healthy workplaces    [ Well-being ]
http://www.premier.vic.gov.au/media-centre/media-releases/7744-geelong-cats-kicking-goals-for-healthy-workplaces.html

 

Australian Football League club to probe dwarf burning report    [ Ethics ]
http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/story/324772/sports/othersports/australian-football-league-club-to-probe-dwarf-burning-report

 

NRL appoints independent investigator to quiz Greenberg    [ Integrity ]
http://www.smh.com.au/rugby-league/league-news/nrl-appoints-independent-investigator-to-quiz-greenberg-20130902-2t15d.html

 

US college basketballers firmly in AFL’s sights    [ Other interesting angles ]
http://www.smh.com.au/sport/basketball/us-college-basketballers-firmly-in-afls-sights-20130902-2t19c.html?rand=1378121011584

 

Muslim spinner given leave to keep a sponsor off his back    [ Ethics ]
http://www.smh.com.au/sport/cricket/muslim-spinner-given-leave-to-keep-a-sponsor-off-his-back-20130902-2t13m.html

 

Coates congratulates new Swimming President    [ Leadership ]
http://corporate.olympics.com.au/news/coates-congratulates-new-swimming-president

 

Heat on Greenberg as inquiry focuses on integrity of game    [ Integrity ]
http://www.smh.com.au/rugby-league/league-news/heat-on-greenberg-as-inquiry-focuses-on-integrity-of-game-20130903-2t3f6.html

 

Dean Jones fuming over joke made about Fawad Ahmed by Richie Benaud parody Twitter account    [ Racism ]
http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/sport/cricket/dean-jones-fuming-over-joke-made-about-fawad-ahmed-by-richie-benaud-parody-twitter-account/story-fnii0bxe-1226710367243

 

Community sport Australia calls for next Federal Government to maintain funding for sport    [ Other interesting angles ]
http://www.ausleisure.com.au/default.asp?PageID=298&ReleaseID=8768&Display=True

 

When parents get abusive on the football field    [ Well-being ]
http://www.essentialkids.com.au/older-kids/nutrition-and-fitness-for-older-kids/when-parents-get-abusive-on-the-football-field-20130903-2t2if.html

 

Former refs boss Bill Harrigan worried about the effect of constant criticism on referees    [ Well-being ]
http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/sport/nrl/former-refs-boss-bill-harrigan-says-hes-worried-about-the-effect-of-constant-criticism-on-referees/story-fniabjd2-1226710090800#

 

Rugby teenager Daniel Mailata banned for 15 years over bashing of linesman in club game    [ Ethics ]
http://www.news.com.au/sport/rugby-gold/rugby-teenager-daniel-mailata-banned-for-15-years-over-bashing-of-linesman-in-club-game/story-fndpt9s1-1226711402846

 

Football’s forgotten people: women in football (part 2)    [ Women in sport ]
http://leopoldmethod.com.au/women-in-football-p2/

 

Port Adelaide rookie sensation Jake Neade to guide youth – on importance of healthy lifestyles and Aboriginal culture    [ Culture, well-being ]
http://www.heraldsun.com.au/sport/afl/port-adelaide-rookie-sensation-jake-neade-to-guide-youth/story-fni5f9de-1226712692905

 

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Americas

Canada announces new Paralympic high performance athlete development advisor    [ Equality ]
http://www.insidethegames.biz/paralympics/1015871-canada-announces-new-paralympic-high-performance-athlete-development-advisor

 

Lauren Jackson targets anti-gay WNBA star Sophia Young after Twitter outburst    [ Homophobia ]
http://www.news.com.au/sport/basketball/lauren-jackson-targets-anti-gay-wnba-star-sophia-young-after-twitter-outburst/story-fndkzqrr-1226709239653

 

Cycling Canada, USA Cycling ask top sports court to rule on cycling election dispute    [ Ethics ]
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/sports/more-sports/cycling-canada-usa-cycling-ask-top-sports-court-to-rule-on-cycling-election-dispute/article14070793/

 

Kevin Turner on NFL deal with ex-players suffering from concussion-related brain disorders – video    [ Well-being ]
http://www.theguardian.com/sport/video/2013/aug/30/kevin-turner-nfl-ex-players-brain-disorders-video

 

Oracle Team USA have been stung three times by an international jury following its cheating in the America’s Cup world series    [ Ethics ]
http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2013/09/04/oracle-docked-points-cheating

 

Troubled Seoul: Johnson out to make amends in drug fight    [ Drugs in sport ]
http://www.smh.com.au/sport/athletics/troubled-seoul-johnson-out-to-make-amends-in-drug-fight-20130905-2t7x9.html

 

Cornell Soccer Player Atticus DeProspo Comes Out After Being Inspired by Robbie Rogers    [ Homophobia ]
http://www.athleteally.org/news/cornell-soccer-player-atticus-deprospo-comes-out-after-being-inspired-robbie-rogers/

 

Sportswomen are beginning to score more commercial goals—but they still have a lot of ground to make up    [ Women in sport ]
http://www.economist.com/news/international/21585012-sportswomen-are-beginning-score-more-commercial-goalsbut-they-still-have-lot-ground

 

Head injuries in American football: The high cost of calm    [ Well-being ]
http://www.economist.com/blogs/gametheory/2013/09/head-injuries-american-football

 

Sacramento Kings: Head Coach Mike Malone Changing Culture by Setting the Example    [ Culture ]
http://www.rantsports.com/nba/2013/09/04/sacramento-kings-head-coach-mike-malone-changing-culture-by-setting-the-example/

 

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Asia

IBF forms disciplinary committee to hear charges of fixing    [ Match-fixing ]
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/sports/more-sports/boxing/IBF-forms-disciplinary-committee-to-hear-charges-of-fixing/articleshow/22227501.cms

 

The women’s majlis: Sport has the power to inspire women    [ Women in sport ]
http://www.thenational.ae/lifestyle/the-womens-majlis-sport-has-the-power-to-inspire-women

 

Thirteen-year-old sensation Ye Wocheng to tee off with the professionals – and some aren’t happy about it    [ Ethics ]
http://www.news.com.au/sport/golf/thirteen-year-old-sensation-ye-wocheng-to-tee-off-with-the-professionals-and-some-arent-happy-about-it/story-fndkztro-1226711023808

 

Thrown match casts shadow on rugby    [ Match-fixing ]
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/sports/2013-09/05/content_16944806.htm

 

National Games plagued by scandal    [ Ethics ]
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/sports/2013-09/04/content_16944232.htm

 

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Europe

‘The number of women in sport needs to grow’    [ Women in sport ]
http://www.tescomagazine.com/mum-of-the-year/moty-blog/the-number-of-women-in-sport-needs-to-grow.html

 

Sustainability limits are stretched by the global battle for the talent    [ Other interesting angles ]
http://www.theguardian.com/football/blog/2013/sep/03/transfer-window

 

Wayne Barnes warns referees will employ hard line over new scrum laws    [ Ethics ]
http://www.independent.co.uk/sport/rugby/rugby-union/club-rugby/wayne-barnes-warns-referees-will-employ-hard-line-over-new-scrum-laws-8798998.html

 

Why one year on from the Paralympic Games I will travel the length of the UK in my wheelchair    [ Equality ]
http://blogs.independent.co.uk/2013/09/04/why-one-year-on-from-the-paralympic-games-i-will-travel-the-length-of-the-uk-in-my-wheelchair/

 

Eden Hazard, Christian Benteke and Marouane Fellaini have ensured the Belgians are back – but was it down to luck or good planning?    [ People development ]
http://www.independent.co.uk/sport/football/international/eden-hazard-christian-benteke-and-marouane-fellaini-have-ensured-the-belgians-are-back–but-was-it-down-to-luck-or-good-planning-8799006.html

 

Bristol football bosses condemn fans’ derby violence    [ Ethics ]
http://www.theguardian.com/football/2013/sep/05/footballviolence-bristol

 

Welsh football club forced to condemn player after racist Twitter abuse    [ Racism ]
http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/welsh-football-club-forced-condemn-5829783

 

Bill Beswick: You should always adopt the fighter mentality    [ People development ]
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/profiles/bill-beswick-you-should-always-adopt-the-fighter-mentality-8801024.html

 

Burghley Horse Trials: ‘You cannot make eventing categorically safe’    [ Well-being ]
http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/equestrian/23957181

 

Angerer Wins European Footballer of the Year Award    [ Women in sport ]
http://euronews.com/2013/09/05/angerer-wins-european-footballer-of-the-year-award/

 

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Africa

The game must go on: The role of sport at Za’atari refugee camp    [ Sport for development ]
http://www.sportanddev.org/en/newsnviews/news/?6003%2F1%2FThe-role-of-sport-at-Zaatari-refugee-camp

 

Zimbabwe: Fifa Suspends Chafa in Drugs Probe    [ Drugs in sport ]
http://allafrica.com/stories/201309021329.html

 

The regulation of TV sports rights has happened in Europe and now looks set to happen in South Africa. Yunus Carrim, the new Minister for Communications has promised action by March 2014    [ Ethics ]
http://allafrica.com/stories/201309020687.html

 

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