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Former AFL Sydney Chair Colless Says He's Ashamed Of Sport Over Goodes Abuse

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 31 / 15

The Australian Football League's longest serving chairman, former Sydney Chair Richard Colless, said that "he feels ashamed of the sport he helped lead for two decades and has lamented football's delayed response to the vilification of Adam Goodes, which he has described as a stain on the game," acc...

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