Friday, September 11, 2009

Weekly Twitter Update: September 7-11

  1. The Sydney Morning Herald reports that runner Caster Semenya is a hermaphrodite. The IAAF will release test results.
  2. Arsène Wenger: sensible comments on why FIFA/UEFA's plan to ban under-18 transfers will not work. Daily Telegraph.
  3. Professional Players Federation meets WADA and calls for new whereabouts rules + treatment not bans for social drugs.
  4. FIFA President Joseph Blatter is keen to deduct points from teams guilty of breaking football rules, reports the BBC.
  5. DCMS to join panel discussion at Sport, Betting & Sponsorship 2009!
  6. 'Right to bet' - UK, French & Australian positions to be discussed by experts at Sport, Betting & Sponsorship 2009
  7. Caster Semenya will not be stripped of World Championships 800m gold whatever her gender test outcome, BBC reports.
  8. FIFA to investigate Man City after Rennes complaint over the signing of 17-yr-old Jérémy Hélan, The Guardian reports.
  9. The Premier League has warned clubs over possible betting scams at academy level matches, BBC reports.
  10. The British Medical Association calls for a ban on alcohol advertising, including at sport events. Press release at
  11. 4 Jamaicans have admitted taking methylxanthine, similar to banned tuaminoheptane. Sanctions are being decided.
  12. Our Twitter followers get £100 Discount on Sport, Betting & Sponsorship 2009! Please contact

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