AFL

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Australia’s sports medicine body defends denial over link between concussion and CTE
Senate inquiry also told by the peak body’s scientific adviser that evidence for ‘causal relationship’ is ‘undeniable’

Stephanie Convery

30, Jan, 2023 @8:36 AM

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AFL accused of failing to protect players from concussion in submission to parliament
Player agent Peter Jess lists 32 AFL players that have retired with some form of brain trauma injury since 2009

Henry Belot

20, Jan, 2023 @12:00 AM

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AFL partner Crypto.com accused of ‘misleading’ advertising practices in UK
British watchdog’s ruling that crypto exchange breached ad standards invites scrutiny of its Australian promotions

Henry Belot and Josh Taylor

08, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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AFL mourns 438-game legend and Brownlow winner Barry Round
The Swans and Bulldogs legend has passed away aged 72, having played 438 senior games and been inducted into the AFL Hall of Fame in 2001

Angus Fontaine

24, Dec, 2022 @2:23 AM

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Australian sport rediscovers pulse in 2022 as crowds return in celebratory mood | Angus Fontaine
National spirits soared and sank in a year where athletes clocked up wins on and off the field

Angus Fontaine

23, Dec, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Jeff Kennett departs Hawthorn with fractured AFL club in need of healing | Jonathan Horn
Kennett’s achievements as president were not insignificant but the task facing his successor Andy Gowers is enormous

Jonathan Horn

13, Dec, 2022 @11:23 PM

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‘It’s awakened a consciousness in me’: Collingwood urges AFL clubs to conduct racism reviews
Magpies implement 14 recommendations of Do Better review with four in progress as president Jeff Browne says new systems will build inclusive club

Antoun Issa

01, Dec, 2022 @9:30 AM

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Concussion and head trauma in contact sports to be examined by parliamentary inquiry
Lidia Thorpe’s proposal receives unanimous support, with the Greens senator saying ‘sports organisations need to be transparent about evidence’

Melissa Davey Medical editor

01, Dec, 2022 @5:50 AM

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Please, not the Brownlow! Here’s why this latest AFL scandal strikes at the heart of all fans hold dear | Anna Spargo-Ryan
Footy has long been an equaliser. And ‘fairness’ gives us the chance to believe

Anna Spargo-Ryan

16, Nov, 2022 @2:16 AM

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AFL stands by Crypto.com partnership amid fears of a cryptocurrency meltdown
League says no change to deal with Singapore-based exchange, as market is rocked by FTX collapse

Josh Taylor

15, Nov, 2022 @4:46 AM

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Vale Kenny Williams – Swans’ song leader and Blood brother to all
As the Swans’ greatest supporter over 40 years, Kenny Williams, became a friend, father-figure and ‘hydration specialist’ to generations of Sydney players. This week, legends of the club paid tribute to a life in the winner’s circle

Joe Moore

12, Nov, 2022 @7:00 PM

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Partner of former Hawthorn player won’t take part in ‘culturally unsafe’ AFL racism review
The woman, who says the football club pressured her to terminate a pregnancy, says AFL’s review perpetuates abuse it is supposed to address

Nino Bucci

02, Nov, 2022 @1:00 AM

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