Concussion in sport

Article image
Rugby’s authorities hit a new low with unworkable change to tackle rules | Michael Aylwin
The draconian shift will be virtually impossible for referees to enforce and will do little to reduce the number of head injuries

Michael Aylwin

20, Jan, 2023 @6:00 PM

Article image
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

Article image
‘If you could walk straight you carried on’: why 55 amateurs are launching legal action against rugby authorities
Alex Abbey played ‘probably 600’ games of union and league as a talented teenage amateur. He believes only rugby can explain his diagnosis of probable CTE

Andy Bull

19, Jan, 2023 @1:00 PM

Article image
Amateur players launch lawsuit against rugby authorities over brain injuries
Rugby union authorities are facing a second major lawsuit as group of more than 55 former amateur players have begun legal action against the RFU, the WRU and World Rugby

Andy Bull

19, Jan, 2023 @11:10 AM

Article image
Urgent need for temporary concussion substitutes inexplicably ignored by Ifab | Barry Glendenning
The worrying cases of Denis Zakaria, Neco Williams and Alireza Beiranvand illustrate the dangers of football’s current protocols

Barry Glendenning

02, Jan, 2023 @8:00 AM

Article image
‘We respect the scientists’ – how new heading rules affect Scottish football
Clubs accept new guidelines either side of games, with Celtic’s Ange Postecoglou saying repetitive heading in training is ‘silly’

Ewan Murray

28, Dec, 2022 @3:00 PM

Article image
Premier League wants to introduce temporary concussion subs next season
The Premier League wants to use temporary concussion substitutes next season in a departure from established thinking within the game

Paul MacInnes

21, Dec, 2022 @6:31 PM

Article image
Study reveals footballers more likely to have worse brain health after age of 65
Groundbreaking research that compared former players to the general population shows the delayed impact repeatedly heading footballs can have

Sean Ingle

09, Dec, 2022 @12:01 AM

Article image
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

Article image
World Rugby investigates why White was not replaced after brain injury
World Rugby says it is ‘looking at the circumstances’ when Australia’s Nic White was allowed to return despite clear signs he had sustained a brain injury against Ireland

Robert Kitson

21, Nov, 2022 @6:48 PM

Article image
‘I’m trying to raise hope’: how one rugby coach found light amid depression | Andy Bull
Paul Pook, one of the 225 former players involved in the legal case against the game’s authorities, on the diagnosis that has changed his life

Andy Bull

17, Nov, 2022 @8:00 AM

Article image
World Rugby’s self-reinforcement on concussion is a problem for the sport | Andy Bull
The latest conference, dominated by sceptics of recent research, will do nothing to bring clarity to the CTE debate

Andy Bull

02, Nov, 2022 @4:14 PM

1 / 29 pages