Bluestone Round up: Ethics in sport – 7 February 2013

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Australia

The blackest day in Australian sport’ – Probe finds widespread use of drugs in sport, crime links    [ Drugs in sport ]
http://www.theage.com.au/sport/probe-finds-widespread-use-of-drugs-in-sport-crime-links-20130207-2dzw1.html

 

Essendon reels over mystery supplement, as ASADA is called in   [Drugs in sport ]
http://www.theaustralian.com.au/sport/afl/essendon-reels-over-mystery-supplement-as-asada-is-called-in/story-fnca0u4y-1226571657216

 

Cricket: Bowler probe throws up tricky issue   [ Ethics ]
http://www.theage.com.au/sport/cricket/bowler-probe-throws-up-tricky-issue-20130206-2dywe.html

 

It’s time for AFL and NRL to clean up acts and introduce blood passports before another premiership is tainted   [ Drugs in sport ]
http://www.news.com.au/sport/nrl/its-time-for-afl-and-nrl-to-clean-up-acts-and-introduce-blood-passports-before-another-premiership-is-tainted/story-fndujljl-1226572113320

 

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Americas

Lance Armstrong: Fuller fights to fix cycling’s doping culture    [ Drugs in sport ]
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-21333899

 

Commissioner David Stern says ‘we’re well on our way’ to HGH testing in the NBA    [ Drugs in sport ]
http://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/wizards/commissioner-david-stern-says-were-well-on-our-way-to-hgh-testing-in-the-nba/2013/02/06/6c054630-70b4-11e2-b3f3-b263d708ca37_story.html

 

Promotions company says it will sue Armstrong on Thursday to recover $12 million    [ Drugs in sport ]
http://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/promotions-company-says-it-will-sue-armstrong-on-thursday-to-recover-12-million/2013/02/06/aadc73a0-70ba-11e2-b3f3-b263d708ca37_story.html

 

Baseball: Ryan Braun defends himself against PED suspicions again    [ Drugs in sport ]
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/early-lead/wp/2013/02/06/ryan-braun-defends-himself-against-ped-suspicions-again/

 

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Asia

Facing the ugly side of the beautiful game in Asia    [ Match-fixing ]
http://www.smh.com.au/sport/football/facing-the-ugly-side-of-the-beautiful-game-in-asia-20130205-2dwma.html

 

Video: Inspiring Afghan boy’s Paralympic dreams    [ Equality ]
http://blogs.independent.co.uk/2013/02/06/video-inspiring-armless-boys-olympic-dreams/

 

S. Korean golfer Choi Kyoung-ju wins award for charity work    [ Sport-social justice ]
http://nwww.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20130207000286

 

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Europe

Match-fixing: Debrecen confirm Liverpool investigation    [ Match-fixing ]
http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/21335331

 

Match-fixing: How gambling is destroying sport    [ Match-fixing ]
http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/21333930

 

Winter Olympics: Human Rights Watch report on migrant labour abuse at Sochi – video    [ Other angles ]
http://www.guardian.co.uk/sport/video/2013/feb/06/olympics-human-rights-sochi-video

 

Cycling: Rasmussen: I am a cheat and a liar    [ Drugs in sport ]
http://www.smh.com.au/sport/cycling/rasmussen-i-am-a-cheat-and-a-liar-20130201-2dq4e.html

 

Mario Balotelli at centre of racism storm after Berlusconi Jnr calls him ‘the family’s little n****’    [ Racism ]
http://www.independent.co.uk/sport/football/european/mario-balotelli-at-centre-of-racism-storm-after-berlusconi-jnr-calls-him-the-familys-little-n-8482504.html

 

 

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Africa

Ghana and Nigeria reap bonuses    [ Ethics - salary/revenue ]
http://www.nation.co.ke/sports/football/Ghana-and-Nigeria-reap-bonuses/-/1102/1686908/-/61v8xwz/-/index.html

 

Football: Keshi: Africa doesn’t need mediocre white coaches    [ Culture ]
http://mg.co.za/article/2013-02-05-keshi-africa-doesnt-need-mediocre-white-coaches

 

Malians thirst for home updates    [ Sport-social justice ]
http://www.nation.co.ke/sports/football/Malians-thirst-for-home-updates/-/1102/1686922/-/wa6vdcz/-/index.html

 

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