Lack of hockey concussion data is ‘unfortunate oversight at best and alarming at worst’

England Hockey hopes to have a better understanding of concussion next season after a brain injury legal specialist said there was “no excuse for a lack of data”. An investigation by specialist lawyers Bolt Burdon Kemp (BBK) recently found that only one in five popular sports in the UK publish easily accessible concussion data. England rugby scored the highest for publishing its own concussion data regularly, Netball England the lowest, while hockey listed second alongside cricket and football. However, research says that only rugby has easily accessible concussion data and…

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Indian Tennis Players Question Lack Of Clarity On Olympic Cut-Off List

Unsure of their participation at the Tokyo Olympics, India’s tennis players are “confused” about the criteria that has been adopted for finalising the entries as those ranked below them have been confirmed participation but they still don’t know what exactly the cut-off mark is for the Games. Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan with a combined rank of 113 could not make the cut when the June 14 rankings were considered for entries but due to withdrawals, the vacated places have been offered to next eligible players. Many players,…

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Lack of English hockey’s media coverage rears its head once more

It started with a daily video blog countdown and ended with a picket outside the Daily Telegraph offices. A decade ago, a committed rugby league fan travelled down to London on a cold November morning, armed with a spoof four-page Telegraph mock-up. His mission? To complain about the lack of his sport’s minimal coverage in the national paper. I was in the offices at the time and remember thinking firstly how novel this was, when a letter might have sufficed, but also the passion in what he was trying to…

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Zinedine Zidane Says Quit Real Madrid Because Of Club’s Lack Of “Faith”

Zinedine Zidane wrote an open letter, explaining his decision to leave Real Madrid.© AFP Zinedine Zidane resigned as Real Madrid manager because he felt the Spanish club no longer had any faith in him, he wrote in an open letter on Monday. “I’m leaving because I feel the club no longer has the faith in me I need, nor the support to build something in the medium or long term,” the Frenchman wrote in the letter published in the sports daily AS. Topics mentioned in this article Source…

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‘I lack clay experience’ Naomi Osaka admits time on surface a necessity

‘I’m lacking experience on clay,’ Naomi Osaka admits practice on the surface a necessity Naomi Osaka acknowledges her need for matches on clay before Roland Garros given her scarcity of time on the surface in recent years. Naomi Osaka has spoken about the need to build her confidence on clay ahead of the Madrid Open as well as the French Open at the end of May. “I haven’t touched clay in two years either,” the world No. 2 stated in a pre-tournament press conference in Madrid. “I’m just going in…

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In the Habs’ room: Lack of competitiveness against Flames is cause for concern

Breadcrumb Trail Links Sports NHL Montreal Canadiens Hockey Inside Out Hockey While Montreal and Calgary meet four more times over the next 12 days, the Flames have now beaten the Canadiens like a rented mule Author of the article: Herb Zurkowsky  •  Montreal Gazette Publishing date: Apr 15, 2021  •  45 minutes ago  •  4 minute read  •  Join the conversation Canadiens head coach Dominique Ducharme looks up at the scoreboard during 4-1 loss to the Calgary Flames Wednesday night at the Bell Centre. Photo by John Mahoney /Montreal Gazette Article…

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