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Sport: Get on with the game

GWS and Carlton ruckmen head to head, 2012 AFL Season (photo mine)
GWS and Carlton ruckmen head to head, 2012 AFL Season (photo mine)

As a diehard sports fan, it really does disappoint me to watch so many different sporting codes go down in ruins these days.

There was the Melbourne Storm salary cap scandal a couple of years ago; the Pakistan cricket match-fixing incident; the current Australian drugs in sport crisis.  The list goes on, worldwide.

The Australian Crime Commission (ACC) released a report in February that had taken 12 months to compile regarding the state of Australian sport.  Instead of outlining possible solutions to help reduce the drugs, match-fixing and other illicit goings on, the fans and sporting public (on the majority) only got details of situations previous.

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Australian Sport In The Dark Days

A metaphoric bomb. One way to describe the madness that has descended upon Australian sport this week.

From the AFL to the NRL, from Stephen Dank to sports science, no one really knows what’s going on. Details are revealed; evidence hasn’t been presented to back up said details.

The Australian Crime Commission (ACC) yesterday released a scathing statement directed at the ‘cheats.’  That’s all well and good, but a lot of fans are crying for blood and action to be taken.  There also seems to be little on who is the actual culprit here. Continue reading Australian Sport In The Dark Days