AFL has a problem with racism, sexism and homophobia

In my 11 years as a Swans member, there have been some awful losses: the fourth-quarter capitulation to the Lions in 2003; blowing a 40-point three-quarter-time lead against the Kangaroos; the one-point grand final loss to the West Coast Eagles.

Source: www.smh.com.au

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Nathan Merritt to Retire from the NRL at Season’s End & Establish the Nathan Merritt Foundation

Modern day Rabbitohs legend Nathan Merritt has announced his retirement from the NRL at the end of the 2014 season today, ending a career which has seen him become the South Sydney Rabbitohs’ all-time leading try scorer.

Source: www.rabbitohs.com.au

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Fifa is a swamp of greed – Sepp Blatter claims to be taking lead on ethics but deserves nothing but strongest ridicule – Telegraph

Trying to reform Sepp Blatter’s army of superannuated freeloaders is rather like throwing a pebble against the Hoover Dam, writes Oliver Brown

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

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FIFA and UN team up to fight Ebola

Source: www.unog.ch

With the Ebola outbreak spreading through West Africa, football’s world governing body, the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) has joined the United Nations in its efforts to help control the epidemic. Last Thursday, it was announced that the Antoinette Tubman Stadium in the Liberian capital Monrovia will be used to set up two large Ebola treatment units. 

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