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Australia

Calls for tackling bans in junior sport after ‘conclusive evidence’ of brain disease risk revealed

Researchers say they have found “conclusive evidence” that the brain disease CTE can be caused by repetitive head impacts during sports with…

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Australia

Australian involved in horror Tour de France crash, causing favourite to withdraw with head injury

Australia’s Nicole Frain appeared to cause a horror crash on day two of the Tour de France Femmes, which forced one of the…

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Sports

Former Richmond player able to pursue damages claim against AFL club, despite time limit passing

Former AFL player Ty Zantuck will be able to pursue his claim for damages against the Richmond Football Club after…

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Sports

Blues star defends himself after taunting concussed Maroons opponent in Origin III

NSW five-eighth Jarome Luai says he has got nothing to apologise for after standing over Queensland’s Selwyn Cobbo when the…

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Why Tom Stewart’s hit on Dion Prestia has reignited the AFL’s ‘red card’ debate

Tom Stewart’s visit to the AFL tribunal has resulted in a four-week suspension, which could deliver a serious impact to…

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Australia

Tom Stewart facing lengthy suspension after heavy hit on Dion Prestia

Star Richmond midfielder Dion Prestia has been subbed off with concussion after receiving a heavy hit to the head from…

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Sports

World Rugby changes concussion protocols, with 12-day break to become the norm

The vast majority of elite-level rugby union players diagnosed with a concussion will not be able to return to play…

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Canada

More bodychecking means more concussion risk in youth hockey: study

Bodychecking should be removed from all youth hockey, say the researchers behind a new report that found that teenagers who…

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Australia

Peter V’landys says it’s ‘obvious’ Isaah Yeo should have come off in Origin I

Rugby League boss Peter V’landys says it is “quite obvious” that Blues forward Isaah Yeo “should have come off” after…

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‘It makes me sick’: Munster unhappy with how NSW star’s head knock was handled in opening Origin tackle

NSW’s team doctor says he was not shown footage of Isaah Yeo stumbling out of the first tackle of State…

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