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Alex McKinnon injury puts NRL rule changes into focus

Alex McKinnon injury puts NRL rule changes into focus | Is sport good for us? including Drugs in sport | Scoop.it
The sickening neck injury to the Knights forward comes as the league is trying to improve player safety
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Alex McKinnon sues NRL after tackle left him paralysed: report

Alex McKinnon sues NRL after tackle left him paralysed: report | Is sport good for us? including Drugs in sport | Scoop.it
Former Newcastle Knights player Alex McKinnon has reportedly launched legal proceedings against the NRL for the tackle that left him paralysed in 2014.
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San Francisco 49ers assistant Katie Sowers is first out LGBT coach in NFL

San Francisco 49ers assistant Katie Sowers is first out LGBT coach in NFL | Is sport good for us? including Drugs in sport | Scoop.it
‘One of the most important things is to be true to who you are,’ she says.
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NZ sports taking stand against homophobia and racism

NZ sports taking stand against homophobia and racism | Is sport good for us? including Drugs in sport | Scoop.it
An important moment for New Zealand sport. The country's leading sporting organisations, led by New Zealand rugby, have come together
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Drug misuse in sport: a New Zealand perspective - New Zealand Medical Journal

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Rugby and racism - the 'intolerable' relationship

Rugby and racism - the 'intolerable' relationship | Is sport good for us? including Drugs in sport | Scoop.it
Fijian-born wing Peni Manumanuniliwa just wants to be treated with respect while playing the game he loves.
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Sexism in sport: The game is changing, baby

Sexism in sport: The game is changing, baby | Is sport good for us? including Drugs in sport | Scoop.it
As Chris Gayle has so amply demonstrated, there is still considerable resistance to the full integration of women into sport culture, and not least in the s
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Women's worth and sexism in sport

Women's worth and sexism in sport | Is sport good for us? including Drugs in sport | Scoop.it
ANALYSIS: It's been a week of controversial comments about women's sport. Megan Whelan looks at the issue.
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Battered and bruised - kids are shunning rugby - National - NZ Herald News

Battered and bruised - kids are shunning rugby - National - NZ Herald News | Is sport good for us? including Drugs in sport | Scoop.it
The parade of the rugby wounded happens every Saturday morning. Nursing broken arms and strained shoulders, children go to emergency departments throughout the country to have their - New Zealand Herald

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Debbie Robertson's curator insight, July 13, 2014 6:10 AM

Great article for schol pe- effects on nz society!!!! :)

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Fan knocks out ref, receives life ban

A SIDELINE supporter has received a lifetime ban after knocking out a ref at an American Football match in Manurewa following a dispute over the final score.

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League: Court hears how Sydney Roosters star Shaun Kenny-Dowall raised clenched fist at former partner - Rugby League - NZ Herald News

League: Court hears how Sydney Roosters star Shaun Kenny-Dowall raised clenched fist at former partner - Rugby League - NZ Herald News | Is sport good for us? including Drugs in sport | Scoop.it
Sydney Roosters NRL player Shaun Kenny-Dowall sarcastically told his mother I bashed her when she noticed a bruise on the arm of his former girlfriend, the daughter of Senator Nova - New Zealand Herald

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Lynzi Armstrong: Rugby bears some blame for off-field violence

Lynzi Armstrong: Rugby bears some blame for off-field violence | Is sport good for us? including Drugs in sport | Scoop.it
COMMENT: The behaviour of some of NZ Rugby's players and officials off the field has raised tough questions about our country's sporting culture.
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Rugby referee Nigel Owens opens up about battle with bulimia

Rugby referee Nigel Owens opens up about battle with bulimia | Is sport good for us? including Drugs in sport | Scoop.it
Rugby referee Nigel Owens has opened up about his battle with bulimia
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NRL star begged his parents to let him die following horror injury

NRL star begged his parents to let him die following horror injury | Is sport good for us? including Drugs in sport | Scoop.it
Australian rugby league star Alex McKinnon, who was paralysed after a tackle on the field last year, begged his parents to let him die as he lay in a hospital bed following the injury.
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Woman dies after sustaining head injuries in rugby league match

Woman dies after sustaining head injuries in rugby league match | Is sport good for us? including Drugs in sport | Scoop.it
A young mother who suffered a head injury in a rugby league match in Hawke's Bay has died.
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Speaking the unspoken: Maori experiences of racism in New Zealand sport

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Jim Tucker: Is it time to legalise performance drugs?

Jim Tucker: Is it time to legalise performance drugs? | Is sport good for us? including Drugs in sport | Scoop.it
 OPINION: People find a way around most prohibitions if there's enough money in it.
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Male Zealand - sexist country

Male Zealand - sexist country | Is sport good for us? including Drugs in sport | Scoop.it
Let's not water down this issue - New Zealand society is embedded with patriarchal misogyny.
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Tony Veitch: Sexism in NZ sporting media alive and well

Tony Veitch: Sexism in NZ sporting media alive and well | Is sport good for us? including Drugs in sport | Scoop.it
TVNZ confirmed to me this week that sexism in New Zealand's sporting media is still alive and well, writes Tony Veitch.
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Is sport sexist? - Kiwi Kids News

Is sport sexist? - Kiwi Kids News | Is sport good for us? including Drugs in sport | Scoop.it
What would you prefer to watch? The All Blacks or the Black Ferns? Both teams play rugby, both teams are New Zealand teams. The only difference is that they are different genders. Yet one team gets much more coverage and fame in the media. Gender discrimination happens in almost every sport. Sometimes it is obvious: …
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Violence in Sport Introduction

This video introduces our new unit "Violence in Sport". In this video, I discuss Critical Thinking models and offer an opportunity for an initial discussion ...

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Rugby: All Black Malakai Fekitoa admits anger issues - Sport - NZ Herald News

Rugby: All Black Malakai Fekitoa admits anger issues - Sport - NZ Herald News | Is sport good for us? including Drugs in sport | Scoop.it
All Blacks midfielder Malakai Fekitoa has revealed he suffers from anger issues in a forthright post on Instagram. - New Zealand Herald

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Schoolboy rugby ends in mass brawl - Sport - NZ Herald News

Schoolboy rugby ends in mass brawl - Sport - NZ Herald News | Is sport good for us? including Drugs in sport | Scoop.it
Police are investigating after a mass brawl broke out during a schoolboy rugby match in Feilding last weekend. - New Zealand Herald

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Rugby: Former rugby boss David Rutherford says game needs more women in positions of power - Rugby - NZ Herald News

Rugby: Former rugby boss David Rutherford says game needs more women in positions of power - Rugby - NZ Herald News | Is sport good for us? including Drugs in sport | Scoop.it
Former rugby chief David Rutherford says the game needs more women in positions of power. - New Zealand Herald
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