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7 February 2013 – ‘the blackest day in Australian Sport'.
Features

Parko opens up on toll of Bombers supplement saga

Posted  August 27, 2014  by  Stewart Prins

AFL Coaches’ Association President and four-time AFL Premiership coach David Parkin has opened up about the emotional toll of the past 18 months and the negative impact of the Essendon supplements scandal has had on the coaching profession.

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Blogs

Players will be banned, but what’s the penalty?

Posted  August 26, 2014  by  David Culbert

Footballers are facing sporting bans. But is anyone actually being penalised? It’s this week’s Culbert Report.

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Gilbert Ball
Features

On the ball – data analytics in sport

Posted  August 24, 2014  by  UTS

Professor Bill Gerrard, a Visiting Fellow at UTS Business School, gives his thoughts on sports data analytics.

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Consortiums from Japan and Singapore vie for the 18th licence into Super Rugby
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Features

Part 3: Making sense of Super Rugby’s expansion

Posted  August 23, 2014  by  Peter Slattery

In the final of a 3-part series, Peter Slattery reveals which Asian bid for the 18th Super Rugby franchise is the winner.

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The AIS are into the second year of the AIS Sports Draft
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Blogs

Nic Naitanui and Jarryd Hayne – your Olympic tracksuits are waiting

Posted  August 21, 2014  by  David Culbert

The chase to find crossover talent continues, so could footballers make it into the Olympic arena? It’s this week’s Culbert Report.

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7 February 2013 – ‘the blackest day in Australian Sport'.
Parko opens up on toll of Bombers supplement saga By Stewart Prins at August 27, 2014
On the ball – data analytics in sport By UTS at August 24, 2014
Part 3: Making sense of Super Rugby’s expansion By Peter Slattery at August 23, 2014
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Blogs & Features

  • FEATURE
    Stewart Prins

    Parko opens up on toll of Bombers supplement saga

    Stewart Prins AFL Coaches’ Association President and four-time AFL Premiership coach David Parkin has opened up about the emotional toll of the past 18 months and the negative impact of the Essendon supplements scandal has had on the coaching profession.


  • FEATURE
    Dale Wood

    The Court and the Forgetful Jesters

    Dale Wood It is the Essendon – Hird – AFL – ASADA – Government battle, and the fire is out of control threatening any sensibility and sanity in its path. Last week, the Federal Court was the venue. Dale Wood explores.


  • FEATURE
    UTS

    Yes, there is life after elite sport

    UTS You need only read the newspaper to be aware of the difficulties that athletes can have in making a successful transition from elite or professional competition to life after sport. The pressures while competing are intense, but “retirement” may bring a whole new set of challenges.