A former Canadian Football League star receiver who says he sustained "permanent and disabling" repetitive head trauma as a player has asked the Supreme Court of Canada to allow his lawsuit against the league to proceed.
International guidelines on treating athletes with possible concussions weren’t followed during the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, according to new research led by a Canadian neurosurgeon who says that soccer’s governing body has set a “bad example” on how to handle potential brain injuries.
Researchers at the University of Calgary say ban on body checking in peewee hockey has led to a dramatic decline in concussions. Hockey Canada voted in 2013 to do away with the practice for 11- and 12-year-old players.
Researchers at Toronto Western Hospital's Canadian Concussion Centre have discovered the presence of chronic traumatic encephalopathy in the brain of a deceased patient with no known history of concussions.
Growing evidence of a link between football hits and brain injuries has led all U.S. 50 states to pass laws aimed at protecting young people from concussions, but a New York lawmaker wants to go even further -- banning tackle football.