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Olympic Volleyball Uniforms: Bikinis No Longer Required For Women (PHOTOS, POLL) - Huffington Post

Olympic Volleyball Uniforms: Bikinis No Longer Required For Women (PHOTOS, POLL) - Huffington Post | lIASIng | Scoop.it
Olympic Volleyball Uniforms: Bikinis No Longer Required For Women (PHOTOS, POLL)Huffington PostThe Australian Sports Commission, part of the Australian government, published a fact sheet on "sexploitation" in sports, stating in no uncertain terms:...
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Joshua Yarrow's curator insight, April 2, 1:14 AM

 

Question 1: Why do you think the Australian Sports Comission considered the old beach volleyball uniform requirements to be "sexploitation"?

 

Question 2: Do you think the new uniform changes will help or hinder the sport of beach volleyball? Why?

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Kipsang sets London Marathon record - YahooXtra Blogs (blog)

Kipsang sets London Marathon record YahooXtra Blogs (blog) World record-holder Wilson Kipsang has won the men's London Marathon in a course record two hours, four minutes and 29 seconds as Britain's Mo Farah found life tough on his debut over the...
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Australian sport earns A$3.4BN as TV rights look set to rise - Rapid tv news

Australian sport earns A$3.4BN as TV rights look set to rise - Rapid tv news | lIASIng | Scoop.it
Australian sport earns A$3.4BN as TV rights look set to rise Rapid tv news This, along with the expected growth of online streaming of live events, looks set to benefit the sports administrative services industry, with the AFL, Australian Rugby...
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'Woefully inadequate' facilities for disabled must improve - minister - BBC Sport

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'Woefully inadequate' facilities for disabled must improve - minister
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Guidelines on how football clubs in the UK should cater for disabled spectators have been in place since 2004.
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Sir Dave Brailsford quits performance director job at British Cycling - The Guardian

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The Guardian Sir Dave Brailsford quits performance director job at British Cycling The Guardian Another who could be set to gain greater responsibility during a reshuffle is Andy Harrison, former operations manager at the English Institute of...
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Edwards named as one of Wisden's Cricketers of the Year - BBC Sport

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Edwards named as one of Wisden's Cricketers of the Year
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England captain Charlotte Edwards has become only the second woman to be named as one of Wisden's Five Cricketers of the Year.
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Medal objective 'challenging': SA boss - YahooXtra Blogs (blog)

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Medal objective 'challenging': SA boss YahooXtra Blogs (blog) Team culture may no longer be a concern but Swimming Australia (SA) high performance director Michael Scott admits it will be "challenging" to meet their Glasgow Commonwealth Games medal...
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How Torah Bright weathered the storm to grab Olympic silver - The Australian

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How Torah Bright weathered the storm to grab Olympic silver
The Australian
Cooper - a former member of the Australian Olympic Committee's Athletes' Commission - was keen to get something off her chest.
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ASC to publish Olympic report card - Brisbane Times (blog)

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ASC to publish Olympic report card
Brisbane Times (blog)
The Australian Sports Commission is set to publish an inaugural report card on all Olympic sports that will not stop with judgments on in-competition performances alone.
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Exclusive: UK Sport say no to Rio 2016 rugby sevens funding - Insidethegames.biz

Exclusive: UK Sport say no to Rio 2016 rugby sevens funding - Insidethegames.biz | lIASIng | Scoop.it
Exclusive: UK Sport say no to Rio 2016 rugby sevens funding Insidethegames.biz A British rugby sevens squad could be made up of players from England, Wales and April 3 – UK Sport turned down a request for funding for British women's rugby sevens...
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Australia forecasts 152 medals at Glasgow Commonwealth Games - YahooXtra Blogs (blog)

Australia forecasts 152 medals at Glasgow Commonwealth Games - YahooXtra Blogs (blog) | lIASIng | Scoop.it
Australia forecasts 152 medals at Glasgow Commonwealth Games YahooXtra Blogs (blog) The federal government-backed ASC made the medal forecasts for each sport based on the current rankings of athletes and teams and what they can realistically be...
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Grand National 2014: Humans beating horses in race to get faster - BBC Sport

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Grand National 2014: Humans beating horses in race to get faster
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Grand National 2014: Humans beating horses in race to get faster. By Shourjo Sarkar BBC Sport.
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Durban and Edmonton to bid for 2022 Commonwealth Games - Reuters Canada

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Durban and Edmonton to bid for 2022 Commonwealth Games
Reuters Canada
"This is an exciting development for the Games movement, one that reinforces the Games position on the world's sporting stage," Imran said in a statement.
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CCES' third quarter focused on intelligence-based activities and growing ... - Island Sports News

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CCES' third quarter focused on intelligence-based activities and growing ...
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Andrew Alderson: Commonwealth Games now struggles for relevance - New Zealand Herald

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Andrew Alderson: Commonwealth Games now struggles for relevance New Zealand Herald A deluge of patriotic propaganda will be foisted on New Zealand sports fans before the July 23-August 3 event in Glasgow but, in the majority of the 17 sports, the...
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Cycling boss to stay until May - Brisbane Times

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Cycling boss to stay until May
Brisbane Times
Earlier this month, the Australian Sports Commission (ASC) said CA had made only limited progress towards implementing mandatory governance principles.
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Calgary is Canada's Ultimate Sports City and fifth globally - Canada NewsWire (press release)

Calgary Herald Calgary is Canada's Ultimate Sports City and fifth globally Canada NewsWire (press release) Belek, Turkey, April 10, 2014 /CNW/ - At the global SportAccord Conference held in Belek, Turkey, Calgary has been announced as the world's...
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Code of silence among athletes remains - Manawatu Standard

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Code of silence among athletes remains
Manawatu Standard
New Zealand's anti-doping agency says there needs to be a greater focus on the sports scientists advising our top athletes to prevent doping while a code of silence among athletes remains.
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Cycling Australia under pressure from Australian Sports Commission - Cyclingnews.com

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Cycling Australia under pressure from Australian Sports Commission Cyclingnews.com According to a review of taxpayer-funded sports released by the Australian Sports Commission last week, Cycling Australia (CA) has been urged to make "rapid...
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Richmond Tigers AFL club leads way in affirmative action in sport study - Brisbane Times

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Brisbane Times Richmond Tigers AFL club leads way in affirmative action in sport study Brisbane Times Richmond Football Club is leading a pioneering affirmative action project, with Australian Sports Commission and AFL backing, to investigate the...
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Entire Clermont squad tested for doping - YahooXtra Blogs (blog)

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Entire Clermont squad tested for doping
YahooXtra Blogs (blog)
"We have to adapt," said the club's New Zealand coach Vern Cotter. Captain Aurelien Rougerie was dismayed with the tests. "It's a bit annoying but not really bad.
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Sports boards failing on female representation - Sydney Morning Herald

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Sports boards failing on female representation
Sydney Morning Herald
Only one of the Australian Sports Commission's most richly funded sports has met a soon-to-be-mandatory 40 per cent female board member ratio.
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Italian ref sends off wrong identical twin - YahooXtra Blogs (blog)

Italian ref sends off wrong identical twin YahooXtra Blogs (blog) "The referee, purely due to error, in the 27th minute of the second half sent off SSD Castello's number seven Michele Rossi instead of their number nine Matteo Rossi," wrote Marco...
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New Zealand warns players about tough betting penalties - euronews

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New Zealand warns players about tough betting penalties euronews WELLINGTON (Reuters) – The International Rugby Board's new stringent anti-corruption regulations are ways to stamp out illicit behaviour in future rather than fight any current...
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AFL ushers in new drugs code, officially banning controversial drug AOD-9604 - Herald Sun

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AFL ushers in new drugs code, officially banning controversial drug AOD-9604
Herald Sun
It was not listed as banned by the Australian Crime Commission in its report last February that led to the AFL and ASADA joint investigation into Essendon.
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Japan ready to take over Qatar's 2022 World Cup - Sydney Morning Herald

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Japan ready to take over Qatar's 2022 World Cup
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TOKYO: Japan is ready to hold the 2022 World Cup if FIFA strips Qatar of hosting rights over corruption allegations, the country's football chief says.
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