Monthly Archives: September 2010

Beckham bites back at Press Allegations

David Beckham last week demanded a front-page apology from US magazine In Touch after they ran a story claiming that he had a threesome with two prostitutes. Bosnian-born Irma Nici told the magazine that the star paid £3,200 for her services whilst in New York for a Galaxy game against New York Red Bulls. She [...]

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Breach of Directors Duties mean you can be Potted

On 30th April 2010 snooker stars John Higgins and Pat Mooney were recorded in a Kiev hotel room meeting with a Mr. D’Sousa to allegedly discuss the possibility of match-fixing. Unbeknown to them the businessmen at the Kiev meeting were undercover journalists for the News of the World. After the revelations both stars faced 4 [...]

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Drug use in Sport… Knock out punch?

Ricky ‘The Hitman’ Hatton is famous around the world due to his victorious boxing career. Since his debut in 1997 Hatton has won 45 of his 47 professional fights. Despite having not fought since he was knocked out by Manny Pacquiao last May, it had been speculated that a potential fight against Amir Khan, the [...]

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“No Ball” – It’s Not Cricket – Match-Fixing Update

In the betting world of today, you can literally put a bet on anything, including 3 consecutive no-balls. This has led to allegations of match-fixing. Allegations made by the News of the World concerning corruption within the Pakistan team have taken the cricket world by storm. The allegations centred around three players from the Pakistan [...]

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Cricketers Beware: “The Etiquette of Twittiquette”

The modern phenomenon of Tweeting to communicate to a wide audience is another form of social networking that has swept people across the globe, much like Facebook. Tweeting has become the habitual practice of celebrities and sports personalities whom cleverly use Twitter as a platform to communicate to their fans. Lady Gaga has expertly managed [...]

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‘Bloodgate’

The name given to the Rugby Union scandal which took place on 12 April 2009 during the quarter final of the Heineken Cup between the English team Harlequins and the Irish side Leinster. It was during this match that Harlequins wing Tom Williams came off the field with blood pouring from his mouth. It became [...]

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Richard on Reputation Management

With the second seminar fast approaching, Richard talks super injunctions, Bloodgate and the increasing use of social networking sites by sports stars.

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