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From The42 Australian batsman Smith ruled out of third Ashes Test with concussion Knockout Blow This post contains videos

Australian batsman Smith ruled out of third Ashes Test with concussion

Smith has not been given the all-clear to play by Cricket Australia doctors after being hit on the head at Lord’s.

From The42 'A disappointing day' - Concussion forces former Galway footballer to retire Bowing Out

'A disappointing day' - Concussion forces former Galway footballer to retire

Cormac Bane suffered two ‘serious and prolonged’ concussion injuries over the past two years.

From The42 Armagh confirm star midfielder Burns released from hospital following Ulster defeat Concern

Armagh confirm star midfielder Burns released from hospital following Ulster defeat

‘Our experienced medical team will continue to assess and monitor Jarly Og,’ a statement reads.

From The42 'I was standing up at the altar, getting held up': Fainga’a shares frightening concussion experience Head Games This post contains videos

'I was standing up at the altar, getting held up': Fainga’a shares frightening concussion experience

The Australian international has announced his retirement at the age of 32.

From The42 Worrying news as Halfpenny set to miss start of Six Nations with concussion Concern

Worrying news as Halfpenny set to miss start of Six Nations with concussion

The fullback hasn’t played since November.

From The42 'Your health is more important than a game of football at the end of the day' - forced to retire at 20 Concussion

'Your health is more important than a game of football at the end of the day' - forced to retire at 20

Roscommon U20 star Conor Shanagher has had to call it a day after six concussions.

From The42 England's Dylan Hartley set for extended break from rugby due to concussion Man Down

England's Dylan Hartley set for extended break from rugby due to concussion

‘It has been recommended that I take a break and while I find that decision hard to accept, it’s important I listen to that advice.’

From The42 NFL player who retired at 24 over concussion concerns says it's easy to cheat test Head Games

NFL player who retired at 24 over concussion concerns says it's easy to cheat test

Chris Borland said players could manipulate the baseline test.

From The42 NFL great Favre fears he suffered 'thousands' of concussions Head Games

NFL great Favre fears he suffered 'thousands' of concussions

The 48-year-old retired in 2010 and has revealed the struggle with possible long-term effects.

From The42 Review panel rules France didn't use HIAs to gain 'unfair advantage' against Ireland Head Games

Review panel rules France didn't use HIAs to gain 'unfair advantage' against Ireland

The findings in relation to two incidents from Ireland’s win in Paris have been published this evening.

From The42 'The concussion hit me for six really' - Ireland's Egan happy to be back after fears On The Double

'The concussion hit me for six really' - Ireland's Egan happy to be back after fears

The Brentford skipper sustained two concussions in quick succession this season.

From The42 France's use of HIA protocol under review after 'a number of incidents' in Paris Head Games

France's use of HIA protocol under review after 'a number of incidents' in Paris

Six Nations organisers have released a statement.

From The42 'I’ve been stuck with this stigma of concussion and it's frustrating because it's not true' Head Games

'I’ve been stuck with this stigma of concussion and it's frustrating because it's not true'

Johnny Sexton has spoken about his irritation and anger at being so closely linked with the head injury despite suffering ‘two or three ever’ in his career.

From The42 Pillows, Pele and the device an ex-League of Ireland player thinks can save the art of headers Head Games

Pillows, Pele and the device an ex-League of Ireland player thinks can save the art of headers

With heading linked to dementia, there are calls for it to be outlawed in underage games.

From The42 Alan Shearer slams football authorities over dementia fears from heading footballs Head Games

Alan Shearer slams football authorities over dementia fears from heading footballs

The former Newcastle star has looked at the effects of heading the ball in a new BBC documentary called ‘Dementia, Football and Me’.

From The42 Review finds Parra was correctly allowed to play on despite referee saying he was unconscious Cleared

Review finds Parra was correctly allowed to play on despite referee saying he was unconscious

An independent review says proper HIA protocols were followed.

From The42 Former Leinster flanker Ryan set for 12 weeks on the sidelines due to concussion Head Games

Former Leinster flanker Ryan set for 12 weeks on the sidelines due to concussion

It comes after Leicester Tigers came under huge criticism for allowing Ryan to play on after sustaining a head knock last month.

From The42 'Football is not something people typically viewed as being a concussion sport' Head Games

'Football is not something people typically viewed as being a concussion sport'

Dr Colin Doherty on what Kevin Doyle’s retirement might mean for other footballers.

From The42 Refs in Australia will give players suspected of having concussion blue cards this season Head Games

Refs in Australia will give players suspected of having concussion blue cards this season

Refs will be able to send players to the line if they display certain symptoms.

From The42 Can saliva diagnose concussion? The English Premiership is taking part in a trial to find out Spitting Damage

Can saliva diagnose concussion? The English Premiership is taking part in a trial to find out

Payers with confirmed or suspected concussion will provide saliva samples immediately following the injury.

From The42 Hall of Famer says American football's effect on his brain left him feeling 'like a child' Head Games

Hall of Famer says American football's effect on his brain left him feeling 'like a child'

Warren Sapp played 12 years in the NFL.

From The42 We don't let our children smoke or drink so why do we deliberately expose them to potential brain damage? Head Games

We don't let our children smoke or drink so why do we deliberately expose them to potential brain damage?

Dr. Bennet Omalu wants to restrict the types of sport played by children.

From The42 The doctor who inspired Will Smith's Concussion movie is coming to Ireland Head Games

The doctor who inspired Will Smith's Concussion movie is coming to Ireland

Dr Bennet Omalu will speak at the Royal College of Surgeons in June.

From The42 Australian rugby to trial more stringent 'blue card' system for concussion Head Games

Australian rugby to trial more stringent 'blue card' system for concussion

Players with a suspected concussion will not be allowed return in the same match.

From The42 Concussions still a 'fact-free zone' as leading researchers call for national guidelines Head Games

Concussions still a 'fact-free zone' as leading researchers call for national guidelines

A major conference on concussive brain injuries will take place in Trinity College tomorrow.

From The42 'I don't mind being sore from rugby when I grow up but it's different when you can't hold a conversation' Marshall Law

'I don't mind being sore from rugby when I grow up but it's different when you can't hold a conversation'

After nearly twelve months on the sidelines with concussion, Ben Marshall had to make the brave decision to cut his professional career short at the age of 26.

From The42 Bravo needs psychological help, says former Man City keeper Head Games

Bravo needs psychological help, says former Man City keeper

The Chile international was thought to be a good fit for Pep Guardiola’s philosophy, but things have gone from bad to worse for the keeper

From The42 George North to start for Northampton on Sunday after recovering from head injury Head Games

George North to start for Northampton on Sunday after recovering from head injury

He has been named in the Saints’ team for their New Year’s Day clash with Gloucester.

From The42 'I began vomiting. I was still allowed back on the field' - Jamie Cudmore's frightening concussion story Head Games This post contains videos

'I began vomiting. I was still allowed back on the field' - Jamie Cudmore's frightening concussion story

“It’s nice to say that we want to protect players but we’ve really got to put some action behind those words.”

From The42 I tried a headset that electrifies the brain to help athletes unlock new potential Head Games

I tried a headset that electrifies the brain to help athletes unlock new potential

Halo Sport claim to have a device that will help you get results in the gym.

From The42 21-year-old quarterback says he's quitting football after the season: 'I need my brain' Head Games

21-year-old quarterback says he's quitting football after the season: 'I need my brain'

An Indiana University quarterback has taken the decision to protect his future.

From The42 NFL player carted off the field in tears after suffering another apparent head injury Head Games

NFL player carted off the field in tears after suffering another apparent head injury

He’s suffered ‘repeated head trauma’.

From The42 Superstar Sid Crosby to miss start of NHL season after latest concussion Penguin

Superstar Sid Crosby to miss start of NHL season after latest concussion

Concussion is an unavoidable subject for every collision sport.

From The42 'The risk is outweighing the reward': 30-year-old lock Hargreaves retires due to concussion Head Games

'The risk is outweighing the reward': 30-year-old lock Hargreaves retires due to concussion

His decision comes as a huge blow to Saracens.

From The42 Worcester give captain Van Velze extended break from rugby after latest concussion Using The Head

Worcester give captain Van Velze extended break from rugby after latest concussion

‘The long-term welfare of the player is of utmost importance.’

From The42 'It’s hard to focus your eyes. You don’t feel well': Kevin Downes' concussion story Head Games

'It’s hard to focus your eyes. You don’t feel well': Kevin Downes' concussion story

Head injury ruled Limerick sharpshooter out of Munster decider, but now he’s targeting All-Ireland glory.

From The42 'You have to mind the player from himself, but he was responsive': Mayo boss Rochford on Keegan concussion Head Games

'You have to mind the player from himself, but he was responsive': Mayo boss Rochford on Keegan concussion

Mayo say there was no immediate apparent problem with their star back.

From The42 Mayo medics accept Lee Keegan 'should have been withdrawn' after heavy clash Concussion

Mayo medics accept Lee Keegan 'should have been withdrawn' after heavy clash

The Mayo man’s big hit on Eoin Cadogan left both men unable to play on, but Keegan did.

From The42 'We've to create a culture where it's the norm to be honest about concussion' -- Kevin McLaughlin All In The Head

'We've to create a culture where it's the norm to be honest about concussion' -- Kevin McLaughlin

The flanker’s career was ended by collisions not involving his head after he covered up the problem for almost a year.

From The42 The final trailer for Will Smith's new movie paints the NFL in a really bad light League Of Denial

The final trailer for Will Smith's new movie paints the NFL in a really bad light

Peter Landesman’s ‘Concussion’ is released next month.

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