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Concussion in sport

Inquiry

MPs will examine links between sport and long-term brain injury. The concussion in sport inquiry will consider scientific evidence for links between head trauma and dementia and how risks could be mitigated with two sessions, the first taking place on Tuesday 9 March.

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Sport allowed to ‘mark its own homework’ on reducing concussion risks
Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee publish concussion in sport report
22 July 2021
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Sports Minister questioned on brain injury in sport and support for grassroots sport
MPs questioned on funding and coordination of research in this area and on how Government supports grassroots sport in the pandemic
21 May 2021
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Major sporting organisations questioned on managing concussion in sport
Sporting organisations responsible for supporting athletes face questions on the management of head trauma in sport.
14 May 2021
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Gordon Taylor appears before MPs examining concussion in sport
Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee examines the role of players’ organisations in dealing with concussion in sport
22 April 2021
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MPs to hear from athletes, campaigners and governing bodies on brain injury in sport
Committee to take evidence from Chris Sutton and Kyran Bracken in the second session of the concussion in sport inquiry
19 March 2021
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Committee publishes correspondence to BBC Director-General Tim Davie
Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee says BBC should explain decision to become a ‘leading cheerleader’ for cage fighting sport
12 March 2021
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Leading experts questioned on sport and long-term brain injury
The Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee explores calls for changes to be made in sport and the role of national governing bodies
5 March 2021
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DCMS Committee to consider links between sport and long-term brain injury
Committee launch new inquiry on Concussion in sport
3 March 2021
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