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Cameron Heyward pays tribute to his dad again, despite previous fine

Heyward took a fine in Week 5 to honor his father and was willing to take an even bigger one to honor his father again in Week 6.<p>Pittsburgh Steelers defensive lineman Cameron Heyward received a fine for paying tribute to his late father in Week 5, but elected to wear the same tribute in Week 6 …

The line between gamesmanship and cheating

<b>The Australians have criticised the England cricket team for unsporting delaying tactics on the last day of the first Ashes test. But what's the difference between cunning gamesmanship and cheating?</b><p>In the closing minutes of the test, England sent "12th man" Bilal Shafayat on to the pitch to give …

Athletics drug-testing report a wake-up call, says Wada boss

<b>A highly critical report into global sport drug testing is "a shocking wake-up call", according to the boss of the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada).</b><p>The study highlights failures in all aspects of the anti-doping system and recommends wide-scale reform.<p>Wada director general David Howman said things …

Drug Test

A history of Olympic drug-cheats

Examining Violence in Sports flipped vid

Hacking your body: Lance Armstrong and the science of doping

Athletes use drugs, transfusions, and science to perform better. But how do they do it, and how are they caught?<p>By now it's widely known that Lance Armstrong finally admitted to doping in an interview with Oprah Winfrey that will air tonight and tomorrow. Armstrong's confession is notable in part …

When sports parents attack

r/AngrySportingParents is a subreddit dedicated to people who live vicariously—and in a haze of perpetual rage—through their childrens' sporting …

From parkour to dodgeball, let's open children's eyes to alternative sports

Jenna Downing, world number one female inline skater, explains why she and the Youth Sport Trust want to inspire young people to find the right sport for them<p>Ask people to think of physical education (PE) and the same traditional school sports spring to mind, often with a grimace at the …

Stop pushing children to be sports stars - they will only fail, says expert

Too much pressure is put on children to become sport stars and most youngsters "will never make it", says leading academic<p>Parents should stop encouraging their children to become sporting heroes, because most youngsters “will never make it”, a leading academic has said.<p>Ellis Cashmore, a professor …

Four in 10 children 'put off sport by competitive parents'

A survey has revealed that four in 10 children are put off sport by pushy parents telling them they are too fat to run and accusing them of making “pathetic mistakes”<p>Four in 10 children are <b>put off sport by over-competitive parents</b> telling them they are too fat or lazy to run and making them cry in …

Lost generation of children deprived of school sports | Letters

School sports,Olympic Games 2012,Tessa Jowell,Schools,Education,UK news,Sport,Ofsted,Health policy,Health,Public services policy,Politics,Health & wellbeing,Life and style,Secondary schools,Primary schools,Education policy<p>We agree wholeheartedly with Tessa Jowell and share her concerns, especially …