I’m talking about the controversial, and at times flawed, Decision Review System (DRS). Since its inception at the top level, the amount of criticism the system has copped has seen India not use it during series, and all manner of other types of howlers have made it look like cricket’s worst nightmare. Continue reading Cricket: The Ashes: An ugly head appears again-it’s the DRS
It does not matter whether it is to do with racism, betting, or ensuring player welfare. The AFL has been standing in shadows for too long, poking at straws in an effort to either eradicate or limit the impact of these issues.
Today’s game is absolutely saturated with live in game odds, posters plastered on shop fronts (and on social media) and almost anywhere you can think of. Prime Minister Julia Gillard yesterday announced that the advertisement of betting odds would be prohibited doing the broadcast of live sports matches – a big step in the right direction. Continue reading AFL: Crackdown on troubling issues needs to step up a gear