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Senior Sports Writer and Columnist — The Guardian
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Senior sports writer and columnist at the Guardian. Formerly sports editor of http://guardian.co.uk and father of Football Weekly

Nestlé pulls out of sponsorship deal with IAAF over public image concerns

theguardian.com — The fallout from athletics' corruption and doping scandals continued on Wednesday as Nestlé terminated their sponsorship of the IAAF's global Kids Athletics scheme a year early because they felt the association was damaging their public image. It is another blow to athletics' global governing body.
Feb 10, 2016

RT @guardian_sport: Nestlé pulls out of IAAF sponsorship deal over public-image concerns. By @seaningle gu.com/p/4gtd9/stw

Feb 10, 2016

RT @guardian_sport: Nestlé pulls out of IAAF sponsorship deal over public-image concerns. By @seaningle gu.com/p/4gtd9/stw

Feb 10, 2016

RT @guardian_sport: Nestlé pulls out of IAAF sponsorship deal over public-image concerns. By @seaningle gu.com/p/4gtd9/stw

Tennis’s Futures circuit, where it only takes a minute for those in the know to cash in

theguardian.com — Imagine the following scenario. The match, in a far-flung outpost on the International Tennis Federation's Futures circuit, is finely poised at 5-5 in the final set tie-break. Yet in a blink of an eye it is over. First the local favourite smashes an ace. Then, a few seconds later, he hits an unreturnable winner.
Feb 09, 2016

RT @guardian_sport: Tennis Futures circuit, where it only takes a minute for those in know to cash in gu.com/p/4gh6y/stw @seaningle pic.twitter.com/7x0Ch01Ufb

Tennis umpires' gambling scam explained - video

theguardian.com — Two international tennis umpires have been secretly banned, while four others face being thrown out of the sport for life on charges of serious corruption. Sean Ingle reveals how the scam is understood to work
Feb 09, 2016

Good 2min explainer on how the tennis umpires' gambling scam works gu.com/p/4gh3p/stw

Feb 09, 2016

RT @guardian_sport: Exclusive: tennis umpires secretly banned over gambling scam. Here's @seaningle's explainer gu.com/p/4gh3p/stw amp.twimg.com/v/e43ae2ab-465…

Feb 09, 2016

RT @guardian_sport: Exclusive: tennis umpires secretly banned over gambling scam. Here's @seaningle's explainer gu.com/p/4gh3p/stw amp.twimg.com/v/e43ae2ab-465…

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Revealed: tennis umpires secretly banned over gambling scam

theguardian.com — Two international tennis umpires have been secretly banned, while four others face being thrown out of the sport for life on charges of serious corruption, the Guardian can reveal.
Feb 09, 2016

EXCLUSIVE: Tennis umpires secretly banned over gambling scam. By @seaningle theguardian.com/sport/2016/feb…

Feb 09, 2016

RT @ianprior: EXCLUSIVE: Tennis umpires secretly banned over gambling scam. By @seaningle theguardian.com/sport/2016/feb…

Feb 09, 2016

Astonishing story by @seaningle of how umpires allegedly conspired with gamblers to rig the odds theguardian.com/sport/2016/feb…

Feb 09, 2016

RT @paul__johnson: Tennis umpires secretly banned over betting scam. Amazing exclusive story by @seaningle theguardian.com/sport/2016/feb…

Feb 09, 2016

RT @paul__johnson: Tennis umpires secretly banned over betting scam. Amazing exclusive story by @seaningle theguardian.com/sport/2016/feb…

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Are we still struggling to get our heads around concussion in sport?

theguardian.com — When Ken Stabler led the Oakland Raiders to the Super Bowl during the 70s, they called him The Snake because of his ability to wriggle away from defenders. And when he was inducted into the NFL's Hall of Fame on Saturday, his grandson gave a warming homily about how much Stabler "loved football, and that was the life for him".
Feb 07, 2016

Are we still struggling to get our heads around concussion in sport? Apposite & articulate article by @seaningle gu.com/p/4gfjf?CMP=Sh…

Sport may need its own Untouchables to root out the bad guys

theguardian.com — Remember that scene from The Untouchables when Sean Connery tells Kevin Costner's Eliot Ness how to bring down the bad guys? "You wanna know how to get Capone?" he asks. "They pull a knife, you pull a gun. He sends one of yours to the hospital, you send one of his to the morgue, that's how you get Capone.
Feb 01, 2016

Sport may need its own Untouchables to root out the bad guys | Sean Ingle gu.com/p/4ga65/stw

United mystery man revealed

theguardian.com — The mystery man who lined up with Manchester United before their Champions League match with Bayern Munich can now be revealed. His name is Karl Power and he lives in Droylsden in Manchester. This was confirmed for Guardian Unlimited Football by a source in Munich, as well as our reader Julie Hart.

Tennis match-fixing allegations leave questions to be answered

theguardian.com — Ten days have passed since BuzzFeed and the BBC detonated a 9,000-word report alleging "widespread" match-fixing "in the upper echelons" of men's tennis, and the suspicions and insinuations continue to linger like a stink bomb.
Jan 27, 2016

Why the Buzzfeed/BBC investigation into tennis fixing leaves many questions unanswered. By @seaningle theguardian.com/sport/2016/jan…

Jan 27, 2016

RT @ianprior: Why the Buzzfeed/BBC investigation into tennis fixing leaves many questions unanswered. By @seaningle theguardian.com/sport/2016/jan…

Jan 27, 2016

Ace @seaningle summary of problems w/ apparent over-reliance on data in the tennis match-fixing story theguardian.com/sport/2016/jan… HT @grbarnett

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Great Britain’s Rio Olympics medal expectations downplayed by UK Sport

theguardian.com — UK Sport has slightly tempered its expectations for the Rio Olympics - although it still expects to break the record for the most British medals won on foreign soil. After receiving record funding following London 2012, its target for 2016 was to become the first nation to win more medals in both the Olympics and Paralympics after hosting a home Games.

IAAF sponsors standing by athletics’ governing body despite Adidas pullout

theguardian.com — The IAAF's remaining sponsors are so far standing by athletics' beleaguered governing body in the wake of Adidas terminating its lucrative deal four years early - but the deep problems in the sport were again highlighted on Monday when four more Russians were banned for drugs offences.
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Feb 10, 2016

RT @guardian_sport: Nestlé pulls out of IAAF sponsorship deal over public-image concerns. By @seaningle gu.com/p/4gtd9/stw

Feb 09, 2016

@AMarshallSport Don't suppose there's evidence of that still floating about? Vaguely remember it back in the day ...

Feb 09, 2016

RT @SportIntegrity: Kenya could skip Rio Olympics Zika virus risk, Sport is business but not more important than life standardmedia.co.ke/article/200019… via @StandardKenya

Feb 09, 2016

@sportdw Hi Ian, don't suppose you could follow me? Had a quick question. Cheers, Sean

Feb 08, 2016

RT @owen_g: Qatar considering special World Cup courts to deal "very gently" with fans who break laws on public drinking in 2022. Can only end well.

Feb 07, 2016

Tomorrow's column. Contains some interesting new research on degenerative brain injuries by UCLA & UCL with Saracens twitter.com/guardian_sport…


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