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# cte - Thursday 23 September, 2021

Rugby World Cup winner Steve Thompson pledges his brain to dementia research
# Leading The Way
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# Leading The Way

Rugby World Cup winner Steve Thompson pledges his brain to dementia research

Sep 23rd 2021, 2:42 PM 6,714 Views 2 Comments

The former England international is one of a number of ex-sportsmen who are suffering from the disease.

# cte - Monday 7 June, 2021

'I had no idea about this' - Boxing's biggest taboo and the man seeking to highlight it
# Brain Trauma
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# Brain Trauma

'I had no idea about this' - Boxing's biggest taboo and the man seeking to highlight it

Jun 7th 2021, 10:00 AM 30,407 Views 9 Comments

Journalist and author Tris Dixon on his reasons for writing ‘Damage’.

# cte - Thursday 10 December, 2020

Rugby players' union boss calls for urgent action to prevent head injuries
# Changes
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# Changes

Rugby players' union boss calls for urgent action to prevent head injuries

Dec 10th 2020, 2:32 PM 2,957 Views 0 Comments

Exeter boss Rob Baxter said it was ‘disingenuous’ for people not to recognise the steps rugby had taken to make the sport safer, meanwhile.

# cte - Saturday 24 November, 2018

'He failed my Dad, it's heartbreaking': Sutton calls on Taylor to stand down
# CTE
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# CTE

'He failed my Dad, it's heartbreaking': Sutton calls on Taylor to stand down

Nov 24th 2018, 3:16 PM 15,132 Views 1 Comment

The former Celtic striker delivered an emotional address on BT Sport.

# cte - Friday 22 September, 2017

Tests show deceased NFL player suffered from severe brain condition prior to suicide
# Findings
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# Findings

Tests show deceased NFL player suffered from severe brain condition prior to suicide

Sep 22nd 2017, 12:06 PM 22,913 Views 20 Comments

Aaron Hernandez of the New England Patriots suffered from CTE, which has been linked with playing the sport.

# cte - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

Study finds 99% of former NFL players have brain disease caused by blows to the head
# Head Trauma
# Head Trauma

Study finds 99% of former NFL players have brain disease caused by blows to the head

Jul 25th 2017, 10:10 PM 22,635 Views 24 Comments

Head injury risks in the US sport have become a major concern as former players speak out about long-term health effects.

# cte - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

American football hits similar to 62 car crashes per game - new research
# American Football
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# American Football

American football hits similar to 62 car crashes per game - new research

Jan 10th 2017, 4:49 PM 19,121 Views 10 Comments

Researchers used a special mouthguard to collect the data.

# cte - Sunday 24 July, 2016

A career designed to damage their brains and lives: WWE stars file lawsuit
# Battleground
# Battleground

A career designed to damage their brains and lives: WWE stars file lawsuit

Jul 24th 2016, 8:00 PM 26,259 Views 37 Comments

The 214-page complaint which outlines the basis of the case alleges a host of failings on WWE’s part.

# cte - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

Dozens of former wrestlers sue WWE over brain damage
# CTE
# CTE

Dozens of former wrestlers sue WWE over brain damage

Jul 19th 2016, 12:37 PM 39,300 Views 82 Comments

A lawsuit in the name of Joe “Road Warrior Animal” Laurinaitis and others alleges that WWE is liable for neurological damages .

# cte - Saturday 19 March, 2016

Wrestling legend Mick Foley is donating his brain for concussion research
# Good Cause
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# Good Cause

Wrestling legend Mick Foley is donating his brain for concussion research

Mar 19th 2016, 2:10 PM 8,048 Views 14 Comments

The 50-year-old star is not the only wrestler to do their bit to enhance our understanding of CTE.

# cte - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

NFL admit link between football and brain disease for the first time
# Concussion
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# Concussion

NFL admit link between football and brain disease for the first time

Mar 15th 2016, 2:10 PM 2,869 Views 3 Comments

Jeff Miller was speaking before a US congressional committee.

# cte - Thursday 28 January, 2016

The doctor who inspired Will Smith's 'Concussion' movie is convinced OJ Simpson has a brain disease
# Claims
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# Claims

The doctor who inspired Will Smith's 'Concussion' movie is convinced OJ Simpson has a brain disease

Jan 28th 2016, 7:04 PM 10,715 Views 9 Comments

World-renowned forensic pathologist Dr. Bennet Omalu believes OJ Simpson suffers from CTE

# cte - Sunday 12 January, 2014

Limiting impacts in training key to cutting concussions - Dr. Michael O'Brien
# Precautions
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# Precautions

Limiting impacts in training key to cutting concussions - Dr. Michael O'Brien

Jan 12th 2014, 7:00 PM 3,537 Views 0 Comments

The head injury specialist feels training time would be far better spent working on skills.