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Concussion in sport: What can be learned from the NFL?

The NFL says it reduced concussions by 29% last yearIn 2016, a US appeals court upheld a $1bn (£700m) settlement between the NFL and a group of retired players who had suffered brain damage as a result of concussions.Since then, says NFL chief medical officer Dr Allen Sills, the organisation has instilled a “very aggressive…

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KSI v Logan Paul 2: BBC Sport speaks to the YouTubers ahead of LA bout – BBC Sport

KSI and Logan Paul speak to BBC Sport ahead of their boxing bout in Los Angeles this weekend.Check out BBC Sounds podcasts from fight week in Los AngelesRead more: KSI v Logan Paul 2: What does YouTubers’ professional fight mean for boxing?Watch more: What happened in KSI v Logan Paul 1 in 2018?You can listen…

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Leaderboard – Golf – BBC Sport

Filter by section. Currently selected: Ladies MajorsEuropean TourUSPGA TourLPGA TourWorld Golf ChampsMajorsLadies MajorsWomen’s British OpenDate:1 – 4 August 2019Course:Woburn GCPar:72Yards:6,744Prize Money:$4,500,000PlayerTotThruR1Strokes1S-H Park4 under par-499no score-no score-2I-K Kim3 under par-31010no score-no score-3Palomar-Herbin2 under par-21010no score-no score-3Korda2 under par-288no score-no score-3Jutanugarn2 under par-255no score-no score-3Thompson2 under par-244no score-no score-7Larsen1 under par-11010no score-no score-7Nordqvist1 under par-188no score-no score-7Stanford1…

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World sport: 10 photos we liked this week – 15-21 July

A selection of some of the most striking sports photographs taken around the world this week: Gwangju, South Korea, 21 July: Britain’s Adam Peaty celebrates after becoming the first to swim the 100m breaststroke in under 57 seconds, setting a world record of 56.88 in the semi-finals of the World Championships at Nambu International Aquatics…

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BBC Radio 5 live – 5 Live Sport Specials, Sports Panel #ChangeTheGame Special

Dame Kelly Holmes, Lauren Steadman, Tracey Neville and many more join Eleanor Oldroyd. Show more Eleanor Oldroyd presents a women in sport special edition of the Sports Panel as part of the BBC’s #ChangeTheGame season. She’s joined on the top table by athletics legend Dame Kelly Holmes, Para-triathlon star Lauren Steadman, England Netball head coach…

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#changethegame: BBC Sport – If poem re-imagined – BBC Sport

BBC Sport launches its #changethegame women’s summer of sport season with word artist Deanna Rodger’s unique take on Rudyard Kipling’s famous poem, If.Rodger reimagines and appropriates the inspirational poem as a powerful message for the modern day woman. The #changethegame season kicks off this Saturday on BBC One at 17:10 BST as West Ham take…

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#changethegame: BBC Sport to launch women’s summer of sport season

Media playback is not supported on this device BBC Sport launches #changethegameBBC Sport is launching its #changethegame women’s summer of sport season to celebrate female athletes.There will be more live free-to-air women’s sport than ever before across BBC TV, radio and digital platforms this summer, as well as a raft of specially commissioned content.Barbara Slater,…

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WSL round-up: Sumptuous free-kicks and a classy hat-trick – BBC Sport

Watch the best of this week’s WSL action including a fantastic free-kick from Birmingham’s Hayley Ladd and an impressive hat-trick from Liverpool forward Rinsola Babajide.Available to UK users only.

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BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year 2019 contender Pernille Harder – BBC Sport

Denmark and Vfl Wolfsburg forward Pernille Harder is hoping to win the coveted BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year 2019 award.Harder joins Olympique Lyonnais’ Ada Hegerberg from Norway, USA and Portland Thorns’ Lindsey Horan, Australia, Chicago Red Stars and Perth Glory’s Sam Kerr and Japan and Olympique Lyonnais’ Saki Kumagai on the five player shortlist…

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From prison to football manager: The man behind Hackney Wick FC – BBC Sport

Ayo Akinwolere meets Bobby Kasanga, founder of Hackney Wick Football Club.He was inspired to create the club – after serving time in prison for armed robbery – to give local children an opportunity to stay out of trouble.You can watch this feature and more by watching The Premier League Show on BBC iPlayer.WATCH MORE: 50…