Adam Cooper

Adam Cooper joined The Age in 2011 after a decade with AAP, the country's news service. Email or tweet Adam with your news tips.

TV stands its ground on betting

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Adam Cooper Broadcasters will continue to allow live odds to be shown in AFL television programs outside the coverage of games despite a push for networks to rein in gambling advertising.

Tanking: now the government is involved

Adam Cooper Victoria's gambling regulator has been asked how to ensure punters have confidence in the integrity of AFL games amid the tanking investigation centred on Melbourne.

Call to reveal drug users

Senator Nick Xenophon

Adam Cooper AFL's investigator and one of Australia's leading sports administrators agree this will safeguard against corruption.

AFL

Call to ban alcohol ads in TV sports

Greens Senator Richard Di Natale.

Adam Cooper A Greens senator pushing for gambling advertising to be banned in the AFL, also wants the promotion of alcohol tbe outlawed in sports broadcasts.