Touchline Magazine

The journal of sport and risk with an international perspective.

 

Touchline Edition 23
Release date: April 2016

  • editorial | 03
  • risk management | 04
  • table tennis feature | 10
  • at risk | 15
  • satchel paige : american legend | 18
  • sports shorts | 20
  • compression clothing | 24
  • world sports news | 26
  • how sport is commoditised | 29
  • easy come easy go in the epl | 30
  • nba versus college basketball | 32
  • the heinous world of illegal dog fighting | 34
  • should clubs pay for fan behavior? | 36
  • legal focus | 38

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Touchline Edition 22
Release date: November 2015

  • editorial: how do you take your sport? | 02
  • legal focus | 04
  • tom green: future olympian | 08
  • sports shorts | 12
  • deanna's blog | 14
  • at risk | 15
  • world sports news | 18
  • fifa : taking down a colossus | 20
  • how an olympic sport is born | 22
  • the story of the flame | 24
  • men (and women) behaving badly | 26
  • rio 2016: the challenges ahead | 28
  • forgotton olympic controversies | 30
  • risk management | 32

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Touchline Edition 21
Release date: August 2015

FEATURES:

4 • Great Ashes Series: Bodyline
9 • A big commitment to run 3000km in 367 days
10 • Sports CEO Forum launched in UK
13 • When to hold and when to fold
15 • Deanna Kyriazopoulos
22 • Golf’s most bizarre and beautiful courses
26 • Why the game of golf is devouring itself
28 • Members decline slows to trickle
30 • This girl should: Female participation in sport
33 • Fitness focus: Muscles golfers need
34 • Body hack: the struggle against drugs in athletics
38 • Phil Hughes’ Death: The Fallout

LEGAL FOCUS
20 • A Saga Continues
21 • Australian Capital Territory Court of Appeal dismisses “obvious risk” appeal in Stewart –v- Ackland

RISK MANAGEMENT
12 • Volunteers - Risk and Reward inforgraphic
16 • Diving injury decision delivers lessons on risk assessment for schools and sports clubs

REGULARS
6 • Sports shorts
24 • At risk
18 • Sports shorts
36 • World sport news round up


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Touchline Edition 20
Release date: March 2015
Features:

Weightlifting Edition

• Interview with Ashley Metcalfe - CEO British Weightlifting

• Lifting through history: Where weightlifting came from

• The world's second strongest man: Hafthór Júlíus Björnsson.

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2 • Editor’s Note
3 • Touchline TV Update

Weightlifting Focus:
4 • Ashley Metcalfe - British Weightlifting CEO
9 • Where weightlifting came from
14 • The World's second strongest man: Haftor Julius Bjornsson

Features:

8 • Touchline Profile: Deanna Kyriazopolous
26 • Winning together - what winning the Asian Cup means to Australian Football
29 • Climate change and sport: Things are about to get hotter
31 • America's gamble on sports betting


Legal focus
11 • Stairway to litigation heaven
19 • A Saga


Risk Management
22 • Christian Finn on Risk and Weights


Regulars
3 • Touchline TV Update
16 • At Risk
24 • Sports Shorts
34 • World Sport News Round Up


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Touchline Edition 19
Release date: November 2014
Features:
• ’Boxing Edition’
• Is boxing making a comeback?
• A chat with Mark Abberley, Chief Executive of England Boxing
• Boxing and risk: Can boxing really get banned?

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2 • Editor’s Note

Boxing Focus:
5 • Is boxing making a comeback?
9 • A chat with Mark Abberley, Chief Executive of England Boxing
22 • Boxing and risk: Can boxing really get banned?
20 • The referee’s perspective: Nobody loves me

Features:

12 • When teammates attack: Why some people just can’t get along
20 • Health and fitness: When you should change your exercise regime
28 • Glasgow 2014: The best games ever?
31 • Big losses: Beyond the scoreboard


Legal focus
34 • Come fly with me... and my obvious risks.


Risk Management
18 • Risky Business


Regulars
15 • Sports Shorts
26 • At Risk
38 • World Sport News Round Up


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Touchline Edition 18
Release date: June 2014
Features:
• ’Football World Cup Edition’
• All outta love: How the World Cup of Football has polarised a nation
• BOSS 2014 Panel Discussion: Tacking concussion
• The referee’s perspective: Nobody loves me
• Brazil’s greatest teams
• When does a risk become ’obvious’?

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2 • Editor’s Comment

World Cup Focus:
4 • More at stake than winning the World Cup
6 • All outta love: How the World Cup of Football has polarised a nation
16 • Sharp shooters: The danger men of the World Cup
20 • The referee’s perspective: Nobody loves me
24 • Brazil’s greatest teams
29 • Fantasy team: Richest eleven
Features:
12 • BOSS 2014 Panel Discussion: Tackling concussion
32 • Downhill ski, medals triumph and failure, world records and curling: A risky business?
38 • Interview with Kateryna Logachova, 2013 Victorian Coach of the Year


Legal focus
26 • When does a risk become ’obvious’?
34 • Specialist legal advice key for major events


Brazil
18 • Biography: Ayrton Senna
22 • Sport profile: Capoeira


Regulars
4 • Sports Shorts
30 • At Risk
39 • World Sport News Round Up


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Touchline Edition 17
Release date: March 2014
Features:
• Focus on martial arts
• Hidden danger of concussion
• Insurers do not shy away from dangerous sports
• Football: It's big business
• Sportscover partners with UK Sport
• Qatar 2022: The Controversy heats up.

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3 • Editor’s Comment

Features:
8 • Insurers do not shy away from dangerous sports
10 • Football: It’s big business
18 • The hidden dangers of concussion
28 • Qatar 2022: The controversy heats up
31 • Food supplements and you
33 • How social media is changing sport
Legal Focus:
22 • Nightclub left howling following bar room brawl


Managing your risk
16 • The dangers of martial arts


Martial Arts
6 • Sport profile: Shastar Vidya - India’s resurgent martial art
13 • Breaking cinder blocks or noses: Which martial art is right for you?
26 • Exit the dragon: Bruce Lee 40 Years on


Regulars
4 • Sports Shorts
20 • At Risk
34 • World Sport News Round Up


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Touchline Edition 16
Release date: September 2013
Features:
• Concussion Danger
• Size does matter
• Buttifant interview
• New Zealand focus

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3 • Editor’s Comment

Features:
8 • Outlawing Ambush Marketing
10 • Rugby linked to early onset dementia
12 • Concussion: The hidden danger
15 • Interview: David Buttifant
18 • Sports training in paradise
31 • Headguard decision may hurt boxers
36 • Boston's shut down: The blow back
38 • The scandal in Sochi: A cold reception for gay athletes at the Sochi Winter Olympics

Legal Focus:
24 • High court rolls high roller's damages claim against casino
32 • A tale of two warnings


Risk Management
42 • Size does matter
44 • Managing your risk


New Zealand Focus
4 • New Zealand: The home of Extreme Sports
7 • Player Profile: Just how good is Daniel Vettori?
27 • New Zealand Jet Packs
46 • The originals: How New Zealand's All Blacks arrived


Regulars
29 • Sports Shorts
40 • At Risk


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Touchline Edition 15
Release date: June 2013
Focus:
• Focus on Scandinavia
• Skiing in Norway
• Viking Sports
• Zlatan Ibrahimovic: The Zlatan Factor

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3 • Editor’s Comment

Features:
4 • Zlatan Ibrahimovic: The Zlatan Factor
8 • Changing lives and inspiration
11 • Torching body fat
14 • Iron Man: Interview with Peter Robertson
18 • Staying safe on the slopes
31 • Saving the best ice in Australia
32 • Australian sport: A New Nadir?

Focus
6 • Skiing in Norway
20 • Playing hard: Viking sports
24 • Sport focus: Innebandy


Special
16 • Legal focus: Failure to warn creates a slippery liability slope for resort operator
22 • Sports shorts
26 • At risk!
34 • World sport news roundup


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Touchline Edition 14
Release date: December 2012
Focus:
• Focus: China
• Chinese traditional sports
• The price of gold
• Chinese team sports: Collective failure

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3 • Editor’s Comment

Features:
6 • A long way from the top
8 • Soccket
10 • War Emblem
12 • Anzhi Makhachkalare
18 • Bradley Wiggins
24 • How the mighty fall
27 • Historic moment for historic Augusta

Focus
4 • Chinese traditional sports
16 • The price of gold
20 • Chinese team sports: Collective failure


Special
14 • Sports shorts
22 • Legal focus
28 • World sport news roundup


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Touchline Edition 13
Release date: July 2012
Top stories:
• Major Feature: Hockey
• Interviews with Jamie Dwyer, the world's greatest hockey player, and interviews with top coaches and player
• Tour de Farce
• The Moneyball Phenomenon
• Spotlight on Sport: Smart Jocks - Chess Boxing

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3 • Editor’s Comment

In The News
4 • Wiggins wins Tour de France
8 • Stambridge United celebrate historic milestone.

Insight
2 • Sportscover athletes on their way
18 • TV Now
30 • The Moneyball Phenomenon
31 • Tour de Farce
32 • Disordered eating in female athletes


Focus
5• Olympic Sports: Hockey
6 • Ric Charlesworth
8 • Jamie Dwyer
10 • Adam Commens
12 • Anna Flanagan

Feature Articles
14 • Painkillers
16 • Cashing in at the Olympics
26 • Mixed Martial Arts: Where next?

Through Legal Eyes
28 • Have your office holders been left holding the ball?

Spotlight on Sport
28 • Smart Jocks: Chess Boxing

22 • World Sports News Roundup
34 • Sports Shorts


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Touchline Edition 12
Release date: May 2012
Top stories:
• Spotlight on Sport: Parkour
• Altitude training: Mountains of benefit or mountains of hype?
• Greek Tragedy: How the financial crisis has hit Greek sport
• Exercise addiction: When you exercise too much

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3 • Editor’s Comment
Insight
2 • Singapore partners with Acclaim
8 • eSporting Heroes
10 • When you exercise too much: Exercise Addiction
21 • NHL Insurers headache over concussions
22 • How the mighty have fallen: Ranger's timeline to destruction
23 • The Bountygate Scandal
Feature Articles
4 • Altitute training: Mountains of benefit or mountains of hype?
12 • Spotlight on Sport: Parkour: Leaping from the rooftops
14 • Getting ripped with P90X2
16 • Greek Tragedy: How the financial crisis has hit Greek sport
Interview
6 • Interview with South African Bowls Champion, Tracy-Lee Botha.
Risk management focus:
24 • Water Safety Guidance Launched
Through Legal Eyes
20 • Constitutional Disorders
Update
21 • Relaxing Dangerously Revisited
18 • World Sports News Roundup
26 • Sports Shorts


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Touchline Edition 11
Release date: January 2012
Top stories:
• Spotlight on Sport: Car Spinning
• Underwater adventures in South Africa
• Lessons from across the pond
• Interview with paralympian Madeleine Hogan
• Golf course risk management: Finding the problem before it finds you

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3 • Editor’s Comment
Insight
2 • Sportscover success used as case study
by UK Trade and Investment
8 • Depression in sport
9 • UEFA 2012 transport fears
10 • Lessons from across the pond
11 • Top 10 sport superstitions
15 • World Squash Day hailed success
Feature Articles
4 • Underwater adventures in South Africa
12 • Spotlight on Sport: Car Spinning
16 • The clouds of corruption hanging over South African sport
22 • South African schools @lantic 7’s series a huge success
Interview
14 • Madeleine Hogan - Australian Paralympic Athlete.
Risk management focus:
24 • Golf course risk management - Finding the problem before it finds you
Through Legal Eyes
20 • Relaxing dangerously
Update
7 • Contact with hard surfaces still an issue for Queensland Gymnastic clubs
6 • On Track
18 • World Sports News Roundup
26 • Sports Shorts


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Touchline Edition 10
Sport profile: Ringball
Interview with Scott Munn Melbourne Heart CEO
Risk management focus part V – Governance issues
Legal Focus: Bar room blitz
Injury focus: concussions

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Issue 10
Sport profile: Ringball
Interview with Scott Munn Melbourne Heart CEO
Risk management focus part V – Governance issues
Legal Focus: Bar room blitz
Injury focus: concussions

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Touchline Edition 9
Top stories:
• Spotlight on Sport: Handball
• London Olympics 2012 Update
• Space Weather - Part II - Is it just pie in the sky?
Risk Management Focus - part 4 - Are you flirting with disaster or managing it?

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Issue 9 - April 2011
Editor's Comment
 3 • Governments need to value grassroots sport
Insight
 2 • Appointments keep Lloyd's insurer Sportscover
    on track with expansion strategy
 5 • The IHS - Norway's innovative insurance option
 7 • Townsville Gymnastic's appeal against fine following
    death of teenager is dismissed
 9 • Sports injuries put strain on South Africa
10 • Natural disasters and civil unrest take toll on sports events
11 • Jumps racing debate heats up with fatal fall
17 • Scottish mountain biking
18 • Sports drinks
19 • The Qatar bid
20 • HMAS Adelaide gracefully slips into new role
20 • Football's rich list
21 • Surgeon says LARS knees sure to fail
21 • Cheerleading: most dangerous sport
Feature Articles
 4 • Spotlight on Sport: Handball
 8 • London 2012 update
12 • Space Weather - Part II - Is it just pie in the sky?
14 • Focus on Risk Management - Part 4
    - Are you flirting with disaster or managing it?
On Track
 6 • Emerging markets drive global rugby
 6 • Global viewing numbers increase for F1
 6 • Doping most serious threat for olympics
 6 • Manchester and NBA strike multi-year deal
 7 • Record ticket sales for Euro 2012
 7 • Sport England sees participation increase in cycling   running
World Sports News Roundup
16 • Japan - Tokyo Announces Olympic Bid Plans
16 • USA - San Francisco to Host America's Cup
16 • France - Horse-Surfing Coming to a Beach Near You
16 • England - Manchester to Host Taekwondo Championships
16 • USA - Recreation groups seek lawsuit protection
16 • Israel - Helping to Train Palestinian Competitors for London 2012
17 • Scotland - Bid for 2017 Tour de France Stage
17 • China - Shanghai Extend Formula One Deal
Sports Shorts
22 • RFU Toughens Stance on Overseas Players
22 • Sport England reduces funds
22 • Goal line technology tests show technology is "not good enough"
22 • ICC Backs Strong Corruption Stance
22 • Arsenal takeover by American businessman
23 • Bin Hammam to Run Against Blatter
23 • IOC Sets September Deadline for 2020 Bids
23 • World tour by English Premier League
23 • F1 and Rugby Mourns Walkinshaw
23 • US$66m award to woman paralysed by exercise machine


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Touchline Edition 8
release date: December 2010
Top stories:
• Space Weather - How will this affect you?
• Risk Management Focus - part 3 - Managing risks in sky diving
• Spotlight on Sport: Wakeboarding
• Digital Marketing in Sport - should sport avoid or embrace it?
• Legal Aid:

• The power of consent
• Releases
• Equality in sport
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Issue 8 - December 2010
 3 • Editor's Comment
"The World Cup is being held where!?"
Insight
 2 • Lloyd's FC and Sportscover sign sponsorship deal
 2 • Security Concerns in World Cup hosting city Rio
 5 • The Delhi Commonwealth Games Medal Tally
 5 • Shane Watson – injury prone?
 6 • 2010 Turkeys of the Year
10 • Young players and depression
11 • ChelseaLab? How Milan's science has been brought to London
Feature Articles
 8 • Spotlight on Sport: Wakeboarding
12 • Space Weather - how will this affect you?
22 • Digital marketing – should sport avoid or embrace it?
14 • Focus on Risk Management - part 3 - Jumping for Joy
Legal Aid
16 • The power of consent is no child's play - the defence of Volenti resurrected
18 • Releases - Can they cover the spills while you deliver the thrills?
19 • Everyone is Equal!
On Track
 4 • F1 set to switch to "green" engines
 4 • Tax Hike
 4 • Lotus F1 to reclaim historic name
 4 • Snooker launches anti-corruption unit
 4 • West Ham vs Tottenham for Olympic stadium bid
World Sports News Roundup
 6 • Russia - F1 race added to calendar from 2014
 6 • Uganda - Bid to end sports hunting
 6 • India - IPL teams thrown out over ownership
 7 • England - ECB votes to reduce T20 schedule
 7 • USA - America's Cup Format changed
 7 • England - Rugby Football
 7 • China - Beijing to host 2015 World Athletics Champs
 7 • UK - Sport faces large budget cuts
 7 • India - Commonwealth games corruption probe
Sports Shorts
20 • England hockey World Cup bid
20 • Hawk-eye misses out on Ashes series
20 • FA proposes spend limit for world cup bids
20 • Players to sign declaration in ICC anti-corruption bid
20 • Big viewing figures for FIBA championships
20 • Clubs appeal to FIFA for player insurance
21 • ICC gives go ahead to test league from 2013
21 • FIFA to push 2011 Women's World Cup with world tour
21 • Sailing tour starts bid process for hosts
21 • Seven cyclists killed in Italy in collision with car


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Touchline Edition 7
release date: September 2010
Top stories:
• XIX Commonwealth Games in focus
• Prozone - ruining sport?
• World cup 2018 and 2022 - race to be hosts
• Risk Management Focus - part 2

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Issue 7 - September 2010
 2 • Sportscover makes it two wins in a row at the insurance awards
 3 • Editor's Comment
Hard line in drug testing welcome
Insight
 7 • Spain receives economic boost from World Cup win
 7 • World Cup insurance cover topped £6.2 billion
 8 • Expert calls for rugby scrums to be banned in schools
 9 • English and Egyptian squash players dominate world rankings
 9 • Backpacker sues after lake accident
Feature Articles
 4 • Is the use of Prozone ruining the entertainment value of sport?
10 • Who will win the race to host the 2018 and 2022 World Cups?
14 • Focus On: XIX Commonwealth Games
13 • World Sports News Roundup
13 • USA: Death raises issues over amateur fight management
13 • Brazil: FIFA criticises Brazil 2014 plans
13 • Singapore: Bid for Youth Olympics
13 • South Africa: Tri-Nations
13 • USA: Most expensive hair in the world on a man!
13 • Bahrain: Grand Prix will revert to original F1 track layout for 2011
13 • Germany: David Rudisha breaks 800m world record
13 • England: Host for 2013 Champions Trophy
16 • Sports Shorts
16 • FIFA.com attracts record visits
16 • New funding deal agreed for football league
16 • doctor warned over Bloodgate incident
16 • Cyclist Da Ros's ban reduced
16 • Woman paralysed at pole dancing class
17 • Spurs signs innovative shirt sponsorship deals
17 • Six dead in China amusement park accident
17 • Mayor of London unveils £4m sport fund
17 • "Hurricane" Higgins laid to rest
18 • Focus on Risk Management - part 2
On Track:
 6 • F1 teams ban 'F-duct' device
 6 • Pentathlon switches to laser guns for London 2012 Games
 6 • London 2012 cuts £27.3m from budget
 6 • UK Sport and Sport England to merge
 6 • GB Volleyball Funding ceases
 6 • Mini set for return to Rally Championships

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Touchline Edition 6
release date: May 2010
Top stories:
• Norwegian Sport Examined
• Interview: Tom Maher Head Coach of GB Women's Basketball
• Risk Management Focus - New Regular Feature
• Countdown to the World Cup - we predict the winners!

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Issue 6 - May 2010
 3 • Editor's Comment
Hard line in drug testing welcome
Insight
 2 • A very happy 10th birthday
 9 • Canada: Parents can't sign away children's right to sue
 9 • Vancouver 2010
15 • At "Home on the Range"
Feature Articles
 4 • Sport in Norway: Ascending to a Peak
 4 • Sport in Norway: Winter Olympics - Thanks to Norway
 5 • Sport in Norway: Norway's Birkenbeiner Race Unites CEOs and Inmates
 6 • Something to live for
12 • Countdown to the World Cup
World Sports News Roundup  8 • Africa: 2010 Africa Cup of Nations UNINSURED
 8 • UK: London to bid for 2015 World Champs
 8 • USA: Plan to introduce New York F1 race by 2012
 8 • Australia: Payout for injured cricketer
 8 • China: Nanjing to host Youth Olympics 2014
 8 • India: 2010 Commonwealth Games Security
 8 • New Zealand: Match fixing rocks lawn bowls
 8 • India: IPL offers renewed security plan
 8 • South America: Argentina to join Tri-Nations
16 • Focus on Risk Management
Sports Shorts 22 • Mountain biker dies during Cape Epic stage race
22 • RBS Six Nations draws in £420m
22 • 2018 Winter Olympics candidates hosts
22 • FIFA rejects use of technology
22 • Madrid tops Deloitte Football Money League again
23 • Water skier killed during competition
23 • New Jaked swimsuits approved
23 • BOA and USOC sign partnership
23 • Rugby World Cup is New Zealand's Golden Goose
On Track:
18 • Race driver causes largest UK insurance payout for private car
18 • Liverpool appoints sport scientist to lessen risk
18 • Sports areas lack vital emergency care
18 • Trying to prevent head sports injuries
19 • Tips for reducing risks during marathons
19 • Report shows sports events provide economic boost
19 • 70 percent of Premiere League clubs on credit blacklist
Broker Profile
 7 • Lars Petter Myklebost CEO/Partner, AGS Forsikring AS
Interview
20 • Tom Maher - head coach of GB women's basketball - Winning Ways

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Touchline Edition 5
release date: January 2010
Top stories:
• Financial crisis may impact the rise of Irish sport
• What if I owned a... football club?
• "Is the match on the laptop tonight?"

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Issue 5 - January 2010
3 • Editor's Comment
Cheats never prosper - but try telling the Irish that!!
Insight
 2 • Regular sport on the increase in England
 4 • Can Rio deliver a secure Olympic Games?
 4 • Zero tolerance for head hits at Olympics
 5 • Head hits hit hard in Washington
 5 • $7.5 million payout to brain injured football player
 5 • Redskins reign despite racist claims
 9 • Drinking and skiing - a recipe for disaster
22 • Stadium safety in the spotlight
22 • South Africa promises a safe World Cup
23 • Kids at risk of overtraining
Feature Articles
 6 • Financial crisis may impact the rise of Irish sport
11 • What if I owned a... football club?
12 • "Is the match on the laptop tonight?"
On Track:
 8 • Bidders for 2013 rugby sevens World Cup
 8 • Three cities to bid for 2018 winter games
 8 • ECB to fight back over listed events decision
 8 • FINA considers adopting two world record marks
 9 • Lotus secure F1 grid spot
 9 • Premier League unveils new financial regulations
Sports Shorts • 14 - 15
14 • Rogge re-elected as IOC president
14 • Golfer hit on head by ball dies
14 • Increase to 1000cc engines for MotoGP
14 • New group cycling guidelines issued to reduce death and injury
14 • 'Greatest security challenge' for London 2012
15 • Wigan players refund fans
15 • Making Aussie Rules safer for kids
15 • Half-time entertainment at risk because of law suits
World Sports News Roundup • 20
20 • South Africa - $420m prize money for 2010 World Cup
20 • South Korea to make GP debut
20 • Sweden - moving the goalposts - literally!
20 • India - Commonwealth Games chief warns Delhi 2010
20 • UAE denied America's Cup by court
Through Legal Eyes
16 - 19 • The keys to the clubhouse, but at what cost?
Broker Profile
10 • Niall O'Driscoll - CEO, O'Driscoll O'Neil Insurance Brokers

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Touchline Edition 4
release date: September 2009
Top stories:
• Focus on Singapore: Sports hub of the future
• Technology - moving the goalposts too far?
• India - Sleeping giant of sport?
• IOC announces new sports for the 2016 Olympics

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Issue 4 - September 2009
 3 • Editor's Comment
Is sport bad for your health?
Insight
 5 • Participants in extreme sports not that extreme
 6 • Risk Management Focus
11 • Aussie Rules footy major cause of head injuries in school-age children
16 • Infertility risk for elite cyclists
21 • India - sleeping giant of sport?
22 • Swingers are winners in golf
22 • Crime is of concern for World Cup 2010
Feature Articles
 4 • Is technology moving the goalposts too far?
 7 • First Asian Youth Games
 8 • IOC announces new sports for 2016
12 • Singapore: sports hub of the future
News
 2 • Underwriting Agency Council congratulates award winner Sportscover
On Track
10 • English Premier League revenues up as debt for big clubs increases
10 • Snooker launch new Super6s format
10 • Triathlons gaining in popularity, but fraught with danger
11 • Four bids in frame to host Euro 2016
11 • Women's boxing wins 2012 approval
11 • FINA to ban new swimsuits from January
Sports Shorts
14 • VANOC sues local firm over ticket sales
14 • Student athletes left in the lurch
14 • Pressure for boundary ropes following cricket accident
14 • Risk of concussion higher for younger athletes
14 • Go-kart centre fined A$1.4m for woman's death
15 • Olympic village to be publicly funded
15 • Men are from Mars and women from Venus even when it comes to football
15 • Gymnast dies in 'freak accident'
15 • Beckham stays on top of Sunday Times Rich List
15 • Platini criticises 'excessive' £80m Ronaldo transfer fee
World Sports News Roundup
17 • England to host Rugby World Cup in 2015
17 • UAE to host 2010 America's Cup
17 • Canadian GP likely to return in 2010
17 • English Cricket Board reports increase in participation
17 • Bidding process for 2018 Winter Games launched
17 • British Masters dropped from tour
17 • China tournament steps up to WGC status
17 • Indian athletes uninsured as they prepare for the Commonwealth Games
17 • England to become GB for 2012 football
17 • Platini confirms that Ukraine will co-host Euro 2012
17 • Pakistan lose £27m due to security concerns
17 • UK lands Rugby League World Cup
Legal
18 - 20 • Is Sport Above the Law?
Broker Profile
 9 • Nancy Au - Pearson Dunn Insurance Inc
Touchline Letters • 23

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Touchline Edition 3
release date: March 2009
Top stories:
• Is wage capping the way forward for sport?
• Crisis in the Indian Sub-continent - will sporting events go ahead?
• Calculating the risk of brain injury
• Irish sports fans' lives at risk
• Hockey fights down for the count

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Issue 3 - June 2009
3 • Editor's Comment
New era of social responsibility?
Insight
 2 • Sportscover sponsorship fund
 4 • Boxing ban for breast implants
 4 • Cheerleading is a contact sport
17 • Touchline reader in Tour de France
17 • Drought levels playing fields
Feature Articles
 5 • Calculating the risk of brain injury
 8 • Is wage capping the way forward for sport?
10 • Crisis in the Indian-Subcontinent - will sporting events go ahead?
14 • Hockey fights down for the count
16 • Young athletes risk injury through too much of the same sport
Sports Shorts
 6 • Premier League transfers break record
 6 • FIFA wants limits on foreign players
 6 • First stadium completed for World Cup
 7 • Chicago manufacturer sued after hypothermia death of football player
 7 • Move towards Olympic equality
 7 • Give the Scots a break
 7 • New UK anti-doping agency
On Track
13 • FIFA loses faith in Nigeria
13 • Twelve nations bid for World Cup
13 • British cyclists destroy Olympic suits
13 • PlayStation pox
13 • London 2012 venues get £461 million bail-out
15 • Team Type 1: cycling for a cure in the Tour of California
15 • Insurance fraud "more acceptable" to Brits
15 • Weightlifting with a difference
Legal
11 • To a willing person, no injury is done? Interpreting assumption of risk
Touchline Letters • 17

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Touchline Edition 2
release date: January 2009
Top stories:
• World Cup: In jeopardy due to global financial crisis?
• Sponsors: heading for relegation
• Insurer pays millions for cancelled football game
• Kitesurfer: 'peels off half his face'
• Who is watching the children? Non-delegable duty of care

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Issue 2 - January 2009
3 • Editors Comment
Crisis, what Crisis?
Insight
 2 • SCU Managing Agent
 4 • 2010 World Cup rights sold for $3.4 billion
 4 • Insurer to pay $1.625 million for cancelled US football game
 5 • Global financial crisis could jeopardise world cup
 6 • Mutual set up to cover sports clubs stops writing new business
 6 • New faces on Underwriting Agencies Council
 7 • Serious head injuries for snowboarders and skiers on the rise
 7 • Businessman left in wheelchair by skiing accident sues tour operators
 8 • Sponsors heading for relegation?
14 • Kitesurfer: 'peels off half his face'
15 • US study catalogues diving risk for kids
On Track
12 • Awards not to win
12 • Death by boules
12 • Best for business
12 • Lightning kills three players in Cambodian football match
12 • Sporting injuries cost $127 per participant
13 • Sports clubs and employers liable for individuals' behaviour
Legal
10 • Who is watching the children? Non-delegable duty of care
Broker Profile
13 • Nathan Case - Choice Insurance Solutions
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Touchline Edition 1
release date: September 2008
Top stories:
• Beijing: the concern, the risk, the reality
• IPL: season-ending injuries
• Questioning Africa's World Cup
• Top Aussie law firm under investigation for misconduct
• The state of Canadian insurance

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Edition 1 - September 2008
 3 • Welcome to Touchline
Insight
 1 • Sportscover works with Shanghai Asian Insurance Brokers to win significant contract
 3 • Beijing: The Concern, The Risk, The Reality
 5 • Top law firm under investigation for misconduct
 6 • Shattering maple bats new hazard in major league baseball
 7 • World Cup 2010: Is Africa ready?
 8 • IPL: Big money for season ending injuries
13 • Best league in the world is also the most injury prone
Sushi
11 • Is World Cup 2010 insured?
11 • No room for girls
11 • Injured thrill seekers have no one to blame but themselves
11 • Tiger tops sporting rich list
11 • 2016 Olympics venues short listed
12 • Calliden fire agency boss in dispute over strategy
12 • AIG posts $US5 billion loss
Legal
 9 • Talking Tort
Broker Profile
12 • Fred Allsopp, Insurance Advisernet Australia

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