Para taekwondo isn’t just a new Olympic discipline - it’s a millennial sport, developed in 2005. Its explosive debut at the Tokyo 2020 Games means it’s here to stay
Jacinda Barclay, an AFLW player who died last year, has had her brain donated to concussion research. In general, women are understudied regards to their long-term brain health.
Thankfully treatment has moved on from the cold sponge of the amateur era. But brain damage continues to be a serious risk in many sports.
Concussions in football and other contact sports correlate with severe, long-term brain damage — but science shows it doesn’t have to be that way.
A sports ethics expert considers the concern over tackling in school rugby.
The death of a 23-year-old boxer has prompted a call by the Queensland branch of the Australian Medical Association for the sport to be banned in Australia.