Concussion in sport

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Aubameyang scores twice but Araújo collapses in Barcelona’s win over Celta
Ronald Araújo was taken off the field after eight minutes treatment on the pitch for a head injury during Barcelona’s 3-1 win over Celta Vigo

Guardian sport and agencies

10, May, 2022 @10:31 PM

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AFL trying to ‘divide and conquer’ over brain bank endorsement, concussion expert says
Dr Adrian Cohen says league’s hesitation to choose Australian Sports Brain Bank shows it is overlooking its ‘specific expertise’

Emma Kemp, Stephanie Convery and Melissa Davey

07, May, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Bobby Copping: the footballer whose life changed with one header
The 20-year-old Peterborough Women general manager was close to the men’s first team when his world was turned upside down

Ryan Baldi

29, Apr, 2022 @11:00 AM

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New investigation into allegations of plagiarism against concussion expert Paul McCrory
British Journal of Sports Medicine says it is investigating a body of work published by McCrory, its former editor-in-chief

Emma Kemp and Melissa Davey

28, Apr, 2022 @9:45 AM

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England under-20s doctor gets four-week ban after head injury furore
Dr Nigel Rayner’s actions during England under-20s’ Six Nations match against Italy were judged to be ‘grave’ and ‘unacceptable’

Gerard Meagher

23, Apr, 2022 @2:05 PM

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Blackouts, migraines and amnesia: why a rugby player gave up the game he loved | Andy Bull
Humphrey Bodington is about to run 14 marathons in seven days to raise awareness of brain injuries in rugby union

Andy Bull

20, Apr, 2022 @12:00 PM

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More than 400 ex-rugby players died early from brain injuries, claim lawyers
Richard Boardman, who is leading the legal action against both rugby codes on behalf of hundreds of former players, says brain damage is an ‘absolute epidemic’ in the game and immediate changes are needed

Aaron Bower

16, Apr, 2022 @1:06 PM

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Pain, glory, concussion: former AFL players and their families speak out about league inaction
Unable to live normal lives due to brain injuries sustained on the field, some ex-athletes are asking: where is the support?

Emma Kemp, Melissa Davey and Stephanie Convery

09, Apr, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Concussion researcher claims AFL hindered two-year research project into players’ health
Associate Prof Alan Pearce says he signed a $60,000 contract with league for tests on retired players but believes the AFL hindered his research’s progress for nearly 18 months

Melissa Davey, Stephanie Convery and Emma Kemp

05, Apr, 2022 @3:20 AM

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Doctor urges sports to review links with controversial concussion group
Dr Willie Stewart, a neuropathologist who advises World Rugby, has urged sport governing bodies to review their links with the Concussion In Sport Group

Michael Aylwin

24, Mar, 2022 @7:40 PM

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AFL to launch review of concussion expert Paul McCrory’s work following plagiarism claims
Exclusive: League says after ‘a number’ of allegations about McCrory’s work it will launch an independent review of his research and advice

Melissa Davey, Stephanie Convery and Emma Kemp

24, Mar, 2022 @6:02 AM

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‘He was just a baby’: CTE robbed footy player of his brain and then his life | Emma Kemp
Amateur player Andrew Macpherson killed himself at the age of 33. Now his family want to educate about the effects of concussion in sport

Emma Kemp

16, Mar, 2022 @11:30 PM

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