Tag: injury

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Comeback for Norwich boxer

After numerous expert diagnosis from multiple specialists, and detailed examination of Nathan Dale’s CT scan, the former IBF World Youth Welterweight boxing champion has announced the all clear from his recent hand injury. Despite beating Nathan Hardy in his last bout at the Epic Studios in Norwich last year, Dale’s injury persisted, leaving the 26 year…

Sport

Can Balotelli restore his reputation at Liverpool?

After last season saw Liverpool come agonisingly close to emulating their former glories by lifting the Premier League trophy for the first time, their sluggish start to this season will have come as something of a shock. Nowhere will the sense of disappointment have been more harshly felt than in the contribution of former Manchester…

Sport

Concussion controversy in Six Nations

When I refer to a C-word in sport, many people assume I mean “cheat”, understandably given the prevalence of doping, fixing and tampering in many arenas of the sporting world. However, there is now a word even more taboo than cheat – “concussion”. This year’s Six Nations has thrown the issue firmly into the spotlight,…

Sport

Insight: coping with sports injuries

Coping with sports injuries, however serious, can be both physically and psychologically difficult. Recovery can be a long and infuriating process for an athlete whose daily and weekly routine would usually revolve around training, particularly as sporting injuries such as damaged ligaments or tendons can take longer to recover from than broken bones. Athletes are…

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