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Acquitted arsonist Mark Vermeulen returns to Zimbabwe Test side

Acquitted arsonist Mark Vermeulen returns to Zimbabwe Test side | Sport, crime and justice | Scoop.it
Acquitted arsonist Mark Vermeulen will make a remarkable return to Test cricket on Saturday when Zimbabwe face South Africa, seven years after he burned down his country's cricket academy.
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Stood down Bombers coach James Hird launches fresh legal action, as ASADA eases up on Essendon players

Stood down Bombers coach James Hird launches fresh legal action, as ASADA eases up on Essendon players | Sport, crime and justice | Scoop.it
JAMES Hird last night launched from Paris his own legal war on the AFL and the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority.
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Tim Watson calls James Hird's future as Bombers' coach into question

Tim Watson calls James Hird's future as Bombers' coach into question | Sport, crime and justice | Scoop.it
Essendon legend Tim Watson has taken the dramatic step of calling into question James Hird’s future at the club, claiming his expected return as coach next season could depend on whether players are issued with infraction notices.
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Police to interview Chris Cairns in London

Police to interview Chris Cairns in London | Sport, crime and justice | Scoop.it
Former New Zealand cricketer Chris Cairns is travelling to London to continue his interview with London's Metropolitan Police.
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Donald Trump attacks ‘girlfriend from hell’ for ‘setting up’ racist NBA owner Don Sterling

Donald Trump attacks ‘girlfriend from hell’ for ‘setting up’ racist NBA owner Don Sterling | Sport, crime and justice | Scoop.it
Conservative mogul Donald Trump on Monday reacted to audio tapes of NBC basketball team owner Don Sterling reportedly saying racist things by blaming the “girlfriend from hell” for setting him up.
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Football fan set on fire when security guard tries to extinguish a flare

A fan was set ablaze at a match in Poland when a security guard tried to extinguish his flare.
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Face Off: How Tensions Between Protesters And Brazil's Government Could Disrupt The World Cup

Face Off: How Tensions Between Protesters And Brazil's Government Could Disrupt The World Cup | Sport, crime and justice | Scoop.it
The World Cup is a mere 30 days away, and the #NãoVaiTerCopa (#ThereWillBeNoCup) movement persists. While large numbers of Brazilians will be watching the matches, different groups will be carrying out protests against the World Cup. Aware of ...
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World life ban for Southern Star soccer match-fixers

World life ban for Southern Star soccer match-fixers | Sport, crime and justice | Scoop.it
TWO suburban soccer players busted in an international match-fixing ring at a Melbourne club have been slapped with worldwide life bans.
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War robots and the 2014 World Cup – defenders off the field

War robots and the 2014 World Cup – defenders off the field | Sport, crime and justice | Scoop.it
High-tech robots called PackBots will be unleashed during the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil to help boost security and examine suspicious objects.
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West Coast Eagle Murray Newman jailed over Perth nightclub fight

West Coast Eagle Murray Newman jailed over Perth nightclub fight | Sport, crime and justice | Scoop.it
The West Coast Eagles will stand by footballer Murray Newman while he serves a one-year prison sentence for fracturing the jaw of a man who slept with his girlfriend.
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Higher, faster ... cleaner? Doping and the Winter Olympics

Higher, faster ... cleaner? Doping and the Winter Olympics | Sport, crime and justice | Scoop.it
A quick look at Wikipedia shows that Winter Olympians test positive for doping at a far lower rate than their Summer Olympic counterparts. The past two Summer Olympics (London and Beijing) saw 34 drug…
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Bombers in the dark: The 12 AFL stars still in ASADA limbo

Bombers in the dark: The 12 AFL stars still in ASADA limbo | Sport, crime and justice | Scoop.it
ESSENDON chairman Paul Little is standing by players outed as being caught up in an anti-doping investigation.
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We awaited the storm, but all we got were grey areas

We awaited the storm, but all we got were grey areas | Sport, crime and justice | Scoop.it
It was, memorably if not officially, the ''blackest day in Australian sport''.
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ASADA invokes Lance Armstrong dope formula

ASADA invokes Lance Armstrong dope formula | Sport, crime and justice | Scoop.it
The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority has built a ''non-presence'' drug case against 34 Essendon footballers, adopting a strategy similar to the one used to ban Lance Armstrong without a positive test.
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Dank's stunning admission

Dank's stunning admission | Sport, crime and justice | Scoop.it
Australia’s most infamous sports scientist paused for a moment before erupting. ''That’s just mind-blowing.''
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Essendon files legal bid against doping notices

Essendon files legal bid against doping notices | Sport, crime and justice | Scoop.it
Essendon mounts a legal challenge against the anti-doping proceedings against 34 of its players.
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Hillsborough's lesson – don't fear the crowd

Hillsborough's lesson – don't fear the crowd | Sport, crime and justice | Scoop.it
It is the 25th anniversary of the worst sporting tragedy in the UK: the Hillsborough football disaster, where 96 Liverpool fans died at an FA cup semi-final game against Nottingham Forest. As a mark of…
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Ted Leonsis talks about Donald Sterling without mentioning Donald Sterling

Ted Leonsis talks about Donald Sterling without mentioning Donald Sterling | Sport, crime and justice | Scoop.it
Wizards owner says via his blog 'there should be zero tolerance for hatemongering.' (Leonsis: "There should be zero tolerance for hatemongering." http://t.co/trFJ8hODwB)...
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Footballers Whose Addiction Problems Affected Their Career

Footballers Whose Addiction Problems Affected Their Career | Sport, crime and justice | Scoop.it
Footballers Whose Addiction Problems Affected Their Career (RT @TheEpicFootball: Footballers Who addicted to the DRUGS and ruined their Career. #5 Kinsella Remaining>>>> http://t.co/KHetgVQ9dP ....
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Mal Meninga hoping his brother can adjust after 21 years in jail for murder

Mal Meninga hoping his brother can adjust after 21 years in jail for murder | Sport, crime and justice | Scoop.it
State of Origin coach Mal Meninga says he is confident his brother can make a positive return to society.
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Black and proud: racism in sport

Black and proud: racism in sport | Sport, crime and justice | Scoop.it
Four panelists scrutinise racism in sport, and the wider implications of black and white relations in Australian society.
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University Expels 66 Students For Cheering Cricket

University Expels 66 Students For Cheering Cricket | Sport, crime and justice | Scoop.it
SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Dozens of Kashmiri students were expelled from their university and threatened with sedition charges because they cheered for the Pakistani cricket team during a televised match against India, police said Thursday.
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Anti-riot threats ignored by soccer fans

Anti-riot threats ignored by soccer fans | Sport, crime and justice | Scoop.it
SOCCER chiefs have failed the follow through on tough threats to hit rogue supporters where it hurts most despite A-League fans causing another major disturbance on Melbourne streets.
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Gai Waterhouse cleared by Racing Appeals Tribunal

Gai Waterhouse cleared by Racing Appeals Tribunal | Sport, crime and justice | Scoop.it
Gai Waterhouse has won her appeals in the long-running More Joyous affair but the saga is not over.
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Release of players' names an 'egregious breach' of confidentiality

Release of players' names an 'egregious breach' of confidentiality | Sport, crime and justice | Scoop.it
AFLPA condemns the publishing of names of current and former Essendon players indentified in ASADA report.
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