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What Role Does Ethics Play in Sports?

What Role Does Ethics Play in Sports? | Issues in Sport | Scoop.it
Distinguishing between gamesmanship and sportsmanship
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Sina Seumanutafa's comment, February 11, 2016 4:27 AM
Sportsmanship expresses good values and attributes in a sport and within the team.
nahshon letele's comment, February 11, 2016 3:56 PM
Cool story and very educational
michelle shakir's curator insight, July 17, 2016 10:45 PM

Ethics plays major role when it comes to the difference between gamesmanship and sportsmanship and the importance of character building.  

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Russell Packer jailed for two years for assault

Russell Packer jailed for two years for assault | Issues in Sport | Scoop.it
As ex-Warriors prop Russell Packer begins two-year jail term, his father say's he devastated at sentence for assault.
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Man headbutts rugby coach after son not given preferred playing position

Man headbutts rugby coach after son not given preferred playing position | Issues in Sport | Scoop.it
Judge slams sideline 'parenting nightmare' dad who hit coach for putting son in centre instead of second five-eighth.
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Official complaint laid with ARU over weekend rugby brawl

Official complaint laid with ARU over weekend rugby brawl | Issues in Sport | Scoop.it
Suburbs Rugby Club has laid an official complaint after alleged attack.
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111 N.F.L. Brains. All But One Had C.T.E.

111 N.F.L. Brains. All But One Had C.T.E. | Issues in Sport | Scoop.it
A neuropathologist has examined the brains of 111 N.F.L. players — and 110 were found to have C.T.E., the degenerative disease linked to repeated blows to the head.
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Psychological Impact of Violence in Sports | LIVESTRONG.COM

Psychological Impact of Violence in Sports | LIVESTRONG.COM | Issues in Sport | Scoop.it
Only a small portion of the world’s population play sports professionally, but almost everyone is affected by sports one way or another. People are...
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Sport, how has it come to this?

Sport, how has it come to this? | Issues in Sport | Scoop.it
OPINION: How have authorities allowed the bloody brutality of UFC to go on, and flourish?
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Molly's comment, February 11, 2016 1:57 AM
Some of the opinion's in the comments are so silly and so wrong, even if they are someone's opinion!
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Taxpayers take concussion hit

Taxpayers take concussion hit | Issues in Sport | Scoop.it
The taxpayer is footing the cost of thousands of head knocks each year through ACC.
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Boxing gym a knockout

Boxing gym a knockout | Issues in Sport | Scoop.it
A Nelson boxing gym doesn't teach kids how to fight - it teaches them how to live.
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Athletes Making Political and Social Statements

Athletes Making Political and Social Statements | Issues in Sport | Scoop.it
Athletes are some of the most visible figures in society today, and for that reason, any political or social statements they choose to make can be powerful...
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Sione Epeli Ahokovi's comment, March 1, 2015 1:02 PM
One day I want to make a stand for a change, just like these athletes, if I were to become famous
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Introduction to violence in sport AS91502

An introduction to violence in sport. Defining sport, defining violence, then combing the two to come up with a definition for "violence in sport". Also look...

Via Sharee Hemingway
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Cejay Pickett's comment, February 8, 2015 11:12 PM
some good information in there that will help back up our research, interesting to see how many types of violence there is in sport.
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Violence and Aggression in Sports: An In-Depth Look (Part One)

I know this is a risky venture, since most readers are used to short, concise sports reporting or opinion, but I am going to give it a shot anyway. This is a piece I wrote about some causes for violent and aggressive behavior in and at sporting events...
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Violence and Aggression In Sports: An In Depth Look (Part Two)

Here is Part two of my three part series 'Violence and Aggression In Sports.' Thanks to those of you out there taking the time to read an in depth article on this dangerous sports trend...
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Mathilde Le Ray's comment, March 1, 2015 4:01 PM
This article is good to understand how the violence in sports can be appreciated in different way for everybody. Hockey has a really big impact on people because violence in hockey is constant so there are action all the time, which make the game more interesting for fans.
Felipe Aguirre's comment, March 1, 2015 4:36 PM
More ice hockey articles please. Real cool insight.
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Violence and Aggression in Sports: An In-Depth Look (Part Three)

Here is the final installment of my work, "Violence and Aggression in Sports." Thanks to all who have been following along, I hope you have enjoyed this in-depth look at a disturbing trend...
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Domestic violence 'to spike during RWC'

The council is being asked for $120,000 to prevent sexual abuse and violence during the RWC.
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Rugby's dementia timebomb? - Sport - NZ Herald News

Rugby's dementia timebomb? - Sport - NZ Herald News | Issues in Sport | Scoop.it
• RUGBY AND DEMENTIA SERIES - OVERVIEW - New Zealand Herald
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Sport concussions hit ACC hard

Sport concussions hit ACC hard | Issues in Sport | Scoop.it
Sports-related concussions are costing ACC more than $1 million a year, with league playing Maori disproportionately costly, a study has found.
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Boxer to give violence the bash

Boxer to give violence the bash | Issues in Sport | Scoop.it
Boxer Sam "The Terror" Rapira says he's proud to make a stand against family violence.
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Domestic assault double standard

Domestic assault double standard | Issues in Sport | Scoop.it
There are blurry lines when it comes to women who are violent against men, as the UFC fighter's case shows.
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School rugby plan 'too dangerous' - BBC News

School rugby plan 'too dangerous' - BBC News | Issues in Sport | Scoop.it
A government drive to increase participation in rugby within English schools is ill-conceived and risks children getting hurt, doctors warn.
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Comment: Sports bodies copping out on violence | Otago Daily Times Online News : Otago, South Island, New Zealand & International News

Comment: Sports bodies copping out on violence | Otago Daily Times Online News : Otago, South Island, New Zealand & International News | Issues in Sport | Scoop.it
Print: 5:30am, Web: 5:30am
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NBA Players "I Can't Breathe" Statement - ESPN First Take - YouTube

First Take's Stephen A. Smith gives his personal take on a number of NBA players wearing "I Can't Breathe" shirts. NBA Players "I Can't Breathe" Statement - ...
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James Aylett's comment, February 25, 2015 11:47 PM
I think this doesn't have much relevance to New Zealand. But America obviously has a problem with racism. Also I believe that some people need to know the facts before speaking up, in particular the Ferguson riots.
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LeBron dons 'I Can't Breathe': 'Worldly thing'

Several players on both the Cleveland Cavaliers and Brooklyn Nets, including LeBron James, Kevin Garnett, Kyrie Irving and Deron Williams, wore black "I Can't Breathe" T-shirts during pregame warm-ups Monday
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Daniel Thomson's comment, February 9, 2015 2:16 AM
Its good to see that lebron james is using his star power and fame to spread the news on this issue for the rest of the world to see.
Katherine Elsdon - Williams's comment, February 10, 2015 1:01 AM
He has good influence and power to raise awareness and on issues occurring all around the world. He knows that police officers hold a lot of power and authority and with that comes responsibility. The cops involved should be held accountable for their actions taken.
Jacci Grace's comment, February 16, 2015 12:47 AM
silent protesting; a subtle yet effective way to show his support to this situation. Upside to it is being a famous person, many people will actually take notice of this sad injustice situation.
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Causes of violence in sport - Media AS91502

A look at the way media influences and contributes to violence in sport - AS91602.

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Mathilde Le Ray's comment, February 1, 2015 11:32 PM
Good video about violence in sports. Language, sexuality, mimicry and trivialisation of violence are the 4 causes of violence in sports
Jessica faulkner's comment, February 8, 2015 10:16 PM
great
Brockson Brown's comment, February 10, 2015 3:16 AM
Great video showing you about violance in sport :)