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Rio 2016 stresses importance of following World Health Organization advice on Zika virus

Rio 2016’s chief medical officer João Grangeiro has stressed the importance of following the advice of the World Health Organization (WHO) on the Zika...

IOC holds talks with International Federations in bid to address Rio 2016 concerns

A meeting has taken place in Lausanne between all 28 summer International Federations (IFs), the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Rio 2016 in a...

The Zika virus will be ‘way down’ before Rio hosts the Olympic Games

The Zika virus will be 'way down' before Rio hosts the Olympic Games according to the head of the World Health Organization's Zika response team....

Kenya is “fully co-operating” with the World Anti-Doping Agency, said the country’s sports minister

Kenya is "fully co-operating" with the World Anti-Doping Agency, said the country’s sports minister Hassan Wario in an attempt to prove Kenya is tackling cheating...

USOC hire infectious disease specialists as Zika fears remain ahead of Rio 2016

The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) has hired infectious disease specialists as concerns about the Zika virus continue ahead of Rio 2016. USOC chief executive...

Brazilian President and Rio de Janeiro Mayor both confident Zika virus will not ruin...

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff and Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes have claimed that the current outbreak of the Zika virus will not affect...

Morrall’s Tragic CTE-Related Decline

No one questioned Earl Morrall's ability as a communicator, but if they had, there were 10 witnesses who could have testified he knew what...

Academy Addressing Concussions in Sports through School Partnership and Free Concussion Course

The United States Sports Academy is addressing the growing concern over sport-related concussions through a partnership to reduce the impact of concussions on athletes...

Concussion Prevention Firms Pop Up, But Where’s Proof?

Well-publicized events involving professional athletes, along with a federal lawsuit and a Hollywood movie now in theaters, have spurred unprecedented interest in concussions -...

Concussion May Triple Suicide Risk

The dangers of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE),  a degenerative neurological disease have been well known for many years. The disease has been been be...

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