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Faf du Plessis to miss rest of tournament after suffering concussion

Veteran South African batsman Faf du Plessis will miss the rest of PSL 2021 due to the concussion he sustained during Quetta Gladiators' match against Peshawar Zalmi on Sunday.According to ESPNCricinfo, the 36-year-old will fly home to South Africa...

NRL news, Boyd Cordner forced into early retirement due to concussion

Sydney Roosters favourite Boyd Cordner is set to announce his retirement from rugby league with two years remaining on his contract due to the lasting effects of repeated concussions.The Kangaroos and NSW Blues skipper made the decision based on...
N.F.L. to Drop Race-Based Measures in Concussion Settlement

N.F.L. to Drop Race-Based Measures in Concussion Settlement

The N.F.L. said it would scrap the use of a disputed race-based method of evaluating dementia claims made by former players in the league’s concussion settlement and pledged to evaluate for evidence of bias the hundreds of claims that...

Dane Haylett Petty concussion return Wallabies star to play Brisbane club rugby

Wallabies star Dane Haylett-Petty will make his long awaited return from concussion at the unlikely venue of Yoku Road after being named on the bench for GPS in their Brisbane club clash with Sunnybank on Saturday.Haylett-Petty has been sidelined...
Blackhawks' Andrew Shaw ends career at 29 due to concussion risks

Blackhawks’ Andrew Shaw ends career at 29 due to concussion risks

| April 26, 2021, 9:30 AMChicago Blackhawks forward Andrew Shaw has announced his playing career is over after 10 seasons due to concussion risks. Shaw will be placed on Long-Term Injured Reserve until his contract expires after the...

Nathan Buckley blames Jordan De Goey phone breach on concussion, Collingwood Magpies news

Collingwood coach Nathan Buckley has blamed a concussion for Jordan De Goey grabbing both his and teammate Jeremy Howe's phones during the team's loss to West Coast.De Goey and Howe, who had both come off the ground due to...

Harry Grant, HIA debacle stuns Australia’s leading sports concussion expert

Australia's leading sports concussion expert believes the Storm clearly breached the NRL's HIA protocols with match-winning hooker Harry Grant against the Roosters last night.Grant suffered a head knocked in the 66th minute but did not leave the field for...

Jacob Weitering head knock raises concussion rule questions, Port Adelaide defeat Carlton, video, results,...

A frightening incident involving Carlton star Jacob Weitering has raised questions over how the concussion substitute rules should be implemented in the AFL.The Blues defensive lynchpin was left heavily dazed after an inadvertent head knock in the third quarter...

Sydney Roosters’ Jake Friend facing possible early retirement due to concussion, head injuries

There are concerns Sydney Roosters co-captain Jake Friend may have played his last game as a history of repeated concussions threatens to end his NRL career prematurely.The 31-year-old hasn't featured for the Tricolours since round one after he suffered...
Rugby medics believe a significant breakthrough has been made to help detect concussion

Rugby medics hail ‘game-changing’ concussion examination by means of SALIVA

Rugby medics hail 'game-changing' concussion examination by means of SALIVA that can correctly detect if a player is concussed - and it could be used as early...

Pitchside saliva tests could be made use of to diagnose concussion | Concussion in...

A new engineering that could pave the way for an objective check to diagnose concussion at pitchside has been hailed as a “gamechanger” by researchers. The test, executed on saliva samples, has the probable to be utilized in higher-effects...
NFL's Concussion Settlement Will Look at Racial Bias in Payouts

NFL’s Concussion Settlement Will Look at Racial Bias in Payouts

The judge overseeing the landmark N.F.L. concussion settlement ordered a mediator to look into concerns about the league’s use of separate scoring curves — one for Black athletes, another for white players — used by doctors to evaluate dementia-related...
Black N.F.L. Players Want New Advocate in Concussion Settlement

Black N.F.L. Players Want New Advocate in Concussion Settlement

Two retired N.F.L. players who have filed dementia-related claims in the N.F.L. concussion settlement, and have accused the league of discriminating against Black players, want their own representative to attend a mediation aimed at addressing the use of race-based...

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