Why this could be the darkest day in Australian sport

    Press/Media: Expert Comment


    The arrest of former Gold Coast Suns' player, Karmichael Hunt, on cocaine possession, and drug charges against NRL Titans' players raise questions of whether this is the darkest period in Australian sport. As this article suggests, the arrests draw links between the Suns and Titans' players and outlaw bikie gangs and the drug trade. As such, they support concerns raised by the Australian Crime Commission in February 2013 on the association between sports people and criminal organisations.

    Period23 Feb 2015

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    • AFL
    • NRL
    • organised crime