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Sports officials hold aces

Sports officials hold aces

AMONG strict safeguards in boxing are rules allowing one of four ‘officials’ to stop a contest from continuing: the corner second, the referee, the ring doctor, and the designated member of the local police force. At the outset let us say that this is not an indictment on those involved in deaths at boxing matches with […]

Making a difference

  FILIPINOS’ early participation in Australian sport has not been fully documented, I don’t think. To my limited knowledge, the earliest record of Filipino sportsmen competing in Australia was documented in a thesis written by James Cook University academic Ann R Tapp in Townsville, Queensland. Ms Tapp wrote about the arrival in Sydney of three […]

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