The Scoreline Diminishes
210 views | +0 today
Follow
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Rick Eyre
Scoop.it!

Taekwondo and Judo Likely to Be Represented on the Olympics' First Refugee Team | VICE Sports

This summer in Rio athletes without countries could find a home on the mat.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rick Eyre
Scoop.it!

In Pakistan, young female boxers punch through gender barriers

In Pakistan, young female boxers punch through gender barriers | The Scoreline Diminishes | Scoop.it
"I was moved when a girl said to me, 'No one teaches us how to defend ourselves'" - Younis Qambrani, boxing coach
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rick Eyre
Scoop.it!

Reforms, Election, Appeals, Arrests? FIFA Gathers In Zurich For What Could Be Another Gong Show - Forbes

Reforms, Election, Appeals, Arrests?  FIFA Gathers In Zurich For What Could Be Another Gong Show - Forbes | The Scoreline Diminishes | Scoop.it
There will also be some delegates worried about their return flights. Daybreak arrests will be fresh in the minds of some who may be attending with less than a clear conscience. After all the knock on the door may not be room service.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rick Eyre
Scoop.it!

Hampton University's Lacrosse Team Aims to Break Stereotypes | VICE Sports

This year, Hampton University became the first historically black university to field a men's lacrosse team in 35 years.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rick Eyre
Scoop.it!

WTF Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation pilot project launched with ceremony in Nepal

WTF Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation pilot project launched with ceremony in Nepal | The Scoreline Diminishes | Scoop.it
The Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation (THF) pilot project in Nepal has
been officially launched with a ceremony held in Khaandi Chaur.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rick Eyre
Scoop.it!

CBS Must Address Peyton Manning HGH Allegations During Super Bowl 50 - Forbes

CBS Must Address Peyton Manning HGH Allegations During Super Bowl 50 - Forbes | The Scoreline Diminishes | Scoop.it
CBS lead play-by-play man Jim Nantz has previously refused to talk about the story, but he now has no choice.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rick Eyre
Scoop.it!

Malawian netballer crowned 2015 IWGA Athlete of the Year

Malawian netballer crowned 2015 IWGA Athlete of the Year | The Scoreline Diminishes | Scoop.it
Malawian netball player Mwai Kumwenda has been named as the
International World Games Association (IWGA) Athlete of the Year for
2015, it has been ann...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rick Eyre
Scoop.it!

Soccer for Peace a 'game changer' for Colombia's Pacific region | The City Paper Bogotá

Soccer for Peace a 'game changer' for Colombia's Pacific region | The City Paper Bogotá | The Scoreline Diminishes | Scoop.it

USAID’s Afro-Colombian and Indigenous Program (ACIP), in partnership with Fundación Tiempo de Juego, is implementing a powerful tool: the soccer ball. The strategy aims to teach kids values like peaceful conflict resolution, respect for others and teamwork, while doing something they are passionate about.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rick Eyre
Scoop.it!

Shane Warne Closes Controversial Foundation | Pro Bono Australia

Shane Warne Closes Controversial Foundation | Pro Bono Australia | The Scoreline Diminishes | Scoop.it
Controversial former cricketer Shane Warne has announced that he will be shutting down his charitable foundation following months of negative attention.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rick Eyre
Scoop.it!

The MLB prospect chasing a T20 dream: 'I'm going all in with cricket'

The MLB prospect chasing a T20 dream: 'I'm going all in with cricket' | The Scoreline Diminishes | Scoop.it
Boomer Collins had never heard of cricket before this year, but now he’s in India hoping to win a T20 contract – and he’s giving his new passion his best shot
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rick Eyre
Scoop.it!

Monte Irvin, Star Outfielder Who Lost His Prime to Racism, Dies at 96 - NYTimes.com

Monte Irvin, Star Outfielder Who Lost His Prime to Racism, Dies at 96 - NYTimes.com | The Scoreline Diminishes | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rick Eyre
Scoop.it!

Instead of Subsidizing Stadiums, Why Don't Cities Just Take Over the Teams? | Big Think

Instead of Subsidizing Stadiums, Why Don't Cities Just Take Over the Teams? | Big Think | The Scoreline Diminishes | Scoop.it
Vice Sports contributor Neil DeMause suggests that cities should exercise their eminent domain powers when local sports teams threaten to move after demanding expensive subsidies.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rick Eyre
Scoop.it!

Africa applauds a son of transformation

Africa applauds a son of transformation | The Scoreline Diminishes | Scoop.it
In becoming the first black South African to score a Test century, Temba Bavuma has provided his generation with a long-awaited role model
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rick Eyre
Scoop.it!

FIFA and Company: The New Mafia? - The Globalist

FIFA and Company: The New Mafia? - The Globalist | The Scoreline Diminishes | Scoop.it
Can we clean up corruption in major sports around the world?
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rick Eyre
Scoop.it!

Why the ALP and the Coalition blocked my Senate inquiry into the drugs in sport saga

Why the ALP and the Coalition blocked my Senate inquiry into the drugs in sport saga | The Scoreline Diminishes | Scoop.it
Yesterday afternoon, I moved a motion for a Senate committee inquiry into
Australia's participation in the international sports antidoping framework.
My goal was to have this issue—and the numerous and pressing questions that
still hang over it—reviewed within an employment framework. The antidoping
framework is based on the needs of amateur sport. It began its life in the
Olympic movement. A significant number of professional sportspeople,
however, are employees.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rick Eyre
Scoop.it!

Sydney FC and Wanderers derby one of the most unique in the world, but that could soon change

Sydney FC and Wanderers derby one of the most unique in the world, but that could soon change | The Scoreline Diminishes | Scoop.it
The Sydney derby at Moore Park has a unique atmosphere, but fan misbehaviour is putting it under threat.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rick Eyre
Scoop.it!

Match fixing officially confirmed in Dutch football - Sports Integrity Initiative

Match fixing officially confirmed in Dutch football - Sports Integrity Initiative | The Scoreline Diminishes | Scoop.it
The Integrity Unit of the Royal Dutch Football Association (KNVB) has for the first time officially confirmed that match fixing has occurred in professional Dutch football. The unit’s investigation revealed that Ibrahim Kargbo, who played for the club Willem II, had a meting with match fixer Wilson Raj Perumal about the loss of Willem II …
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rick Eyre
Scoop.it!

Iran promise women can ignore ban and attend FIVB Beach Volleyball Tour event

Iran promise women can ignore ban and attend FIVB Beach Volleyball Tour event | The Scoreline Diminishes | Scoop.it
Organisers of this month's International Volleyball Federation (FIVB)
World Tour Open event in Iran have promised the world governing body
that women...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rick Eyre
Scoop.it!

Maasai Cricket Warriors bat for social change

Maasai Cricket Warriors bat for social change | The Scoreline Diminishes | Scoop.it
The Maasai Warriors use cricket to act as role models for their community and to draw attention to societal and cultural issues affecting their tribe.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rick Eyre
Scoop.it!

The Day Football Died | VICE Sports

At some point in our lives, we all experience a moment when football loses its innocence. We asked a group of football writers to share their memories on the subject.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rick Eyre
Scoop.it!

'It's important the next generation of players do not have to suffer the brain injuries that I have'

'It's important the next generation of players do not have to suffer the brain injuries that I have' | The Scoreline Diminishes | Scoop.it
The South Sydney legend says strict concussion rules are a must for rugby league.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rick Eyre
Scoop.it!

Facebook Goes After ESPN and Twitter With New Live Sports Hub

Facebook Goes After ESPN and Twitter With New Live Sports Hub | The Scoreline Diminishes | Scoop.it
Sports Stadium is a new feature that gives sports fans a one-stop location for live scores and commentary
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rick Eyre
Scoop.it!

Why records are meaningless: UK Athletics' plans to start afresh miss the point

Why records are meaningless: UK Athletics' plans to start afresh miss the point | The Scoreline Diminishes | Scoop.it

Football reset its stats with the introduction of the Premier League and Champions League but what are the point of records anyway?

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rick Eyre
Scoop.it!

Mithali’s electric streak, and super moms

Mithali’s electric streak, and super moms | The Scoreline Diminishes | Scoop.it
Recent efforts at professionalising the women’s game have helped the cause, simply by elevating its status
more...
No comment yet.