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Former England captain labels Black Caps 'the benchmark' for how to play cricket | Stuff.co.nz

Former England captain labels Black Caps 'the benchmark' for how to play cricket | Stuff.co.nz | Social Issues in Physical Activity | Scoop.it
Michael Vaughan contrasts the Black Caps with "arrogant and up themselves" Aussies.
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A level playing field?

A level playing field? | Social Issues in Physical Activity | Scoop.it
Kate Weatherly was an average men's downhill mountain bike racer. Now she's dominating the elite women's field. Some of her rivals say that's unfair.
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Outspoken - Women in sport

Outspoken - Women in sport | Social Issues in Physical Activity | Scoop.it
New Zealand sportswomen are going from strength to strength – but do they get enough support? Bridget Tunnicliffe leads a discussion.
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Down syndrome boy banned from playing football as 12th man

Down Syndrome teen sidelined after opposition parent lays complaint.
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Midweek Fixture: A culture of shagging, whose problem is it?

Midweek Fixture: A culture of shagging, whose problem is it? | Social Issues in Physical Activity | Scoop.it
Recent headlines involving trysts say more about modern media culture than the All Blacks.
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She's Got Game ep 2: Why NZ Rugby needs women on their board

New Zealand Rugby chairman Brent Impey is promising to act on the lack of female representation on the organisation's board.
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Sport’s gender pay gap: why are women still paid less than men?

Sport’s gender pay gap: why are women still paid less than men? | Social Issues in Physical Activity | Scoop.it
Steph Houghton, the best-paid female English player, earns around £65,000 a year, while Wayne Rooney receives £300,000 a week.
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NZ rugby concussion study to go global

Data from other countries, other sports to be added for comprehensive results.
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Head to head: Should the All Blacks be role models off the field?

Head to head: Should the All Blacks be role models off the field? | Social Issues in Physical Activity | Scoop.it
Head to head: Our writers debate whether the men in black need to lead the way in everyday life.
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Rugby sexism: World Cup wonder wing Portia Woodman says 'men wouldn't handle this'

Rugby sexism: World Cup wonder wing Portia Woodman says 'men wouldn't handle this' | Social Issues in Physical Activity | Scoop.it
World Cup sexism - Portia Woodman speaks up, after USA coach slams rugby bosses
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Preparing our athletes for pitfalls of professional dream

Preparing our athletes for pitfalls of professional dream | Social Issues in Physical Activity | Scoop.it
COMMENT: Athletes at both ends of their career pathway grapple with the dark side of pro sport, writes Grant Chapman.
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How much does it cost Premier League clubs to run a women's football team?

How much does it cost Premier League clubs to run a women's football team? | Social Issues in Physical Activity | Scoop.it
Manchester United are expected to commit an initial £5m towards their first professional women’s team - or, if you like, around the same amount of money the club spends on Paul Pogba and Alexis Sanchez’s basic salaries in the space of two months. It is a modest price to pay for the privilege of being “dragged into the 21st century”, as sports minister Tracey Crouch termed it on Thursday, and it will at least put a stop to awkward questions that have followed the club over the issue in recent years.
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There’s no room for bigotry in sport, so why is harassment still rife?

There’s no room for bigotry in sport, so why is harassment still rife? | Social Issues in Physical Activity | Scoop.it
ANALYSIS: NZ culture and institutions lagging behind in tackling homophobia, racism and sexism in sport.
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Red Sox 'cheated using Apple Watch' - BBC News

Red Sox 'cheated using Apple Watch' - BBC News | Social Issues in Physical Activity | Scoop.it
Boston's baseball team allegedly used the device to tell the batter what ball he was about to receive.
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Go pro? The Black Ferns rugby debate - where to after the fabulous World Cup triumph

Go pro? The Black Ferns rugby debate - where to after the fabulous World Cup triumph | Social Issues in Physical Activity | Scoop.it
The Black Ferns triumph raised more questions about how to develop women's rugby.
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Tennis: Dolgopolov's loss triggers fixing probe

Tennis: Dolgopolov's loss triggers fixing probe | Social Issues in Physical Activity | Scoop.it
Integrity Unit acts after concern over Dolgopolov defeat.
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Gender inequality could hit NZ Rugby in the pocket

Future government funding could be jeopardised if NZ Rubgy fails to act on the lack of female representation on its board.
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The role of sport in addressing gender issues | sportanddev.org

The role of sport in addressing gender issues | sportanddev.org | Social Issues in Physical Activity | Scoop.it
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The Gender Equality Debate; A Boost for Women in Sport

The Gender Equality Debate; A Boost for Women in Sport | Social Issues in Physical Activity | Scoop.it
Gender equality in sports has always been a controversial topic. And although it has come a long way, we need to ask ourselves, has it come far enough?
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Concussion's hidden toll

Concussion's hidden toll | Social Issues in Physical Activity | Scoop.it
About 35,000 Kiwis suffer mild brain injuries every year. Are we doing enough about them?
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Head to head: Should the All Blacks be role models off the field?

Head to head: Should the All Blacks be role models off the field? | Social Issues in Physical Activity | Scoop.it
Head to head: Our writers debate whether the men in black need to lead the way in everyday life.
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Chris Wood strikes gold - but the All White is still well short of topping the Kiwi sports rich list

Chris Wood strikes gold - but the All White is still well short of topping the Kiwi sports rich list | Social Issues in Physical Activity | Scoop.it
Our high flyers - where All White Chris Wood now rates on the Kiwi sports rich list.
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