Heading footballs causes same brain damage as boxing - major new study! Henry Bodkin Professional football isas risky as boxing in causing brain damage that can lead to dementiaand early death a major new investigation warns. Scientists at University College London say years of heading the ball can cause the same type of progressive damage as suffered by heavyweight prizefighters. They have called for urgent widescale research to establish whether repeated sub-concussive head impacts…
#Canadian #welterweight #boxer Raymond Lewis Nelson SMILLIE from #Toronto in #Amsterdam, #Netherlands for the 1928 #Olympic games for boxing. The amateur who amassed a 62-5 amateur record, defeated Robert Galataud after losing the semi-finals to earn a bronze medal for #Canada. Ray Smillie will be inducted into the #Ontario #Boxing Hall of Fame on Saturday, May 27, 2017, in #Brampton, Ontario. #DOcrew #doboxingsales #fightfamily #onthegrind #doboxingclub #dameonokposio #btbmag #btbmagazine
Howard Winstone, MBE (15 April 1939 – 30 September 2000) was a Welsh world champion boxer, born in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales. As an amateur, Winstone won the Amateur Boxing Association bantamweight title in 1958, and a Commonwealth Games Gold Medal at the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games in Cardiff
Irish Fighter Accuses Amateur Boxing Body of Being Corrupt - The New York Times
#Hamburg has been hitting the headlines hard lately... Just recently the city made her bid for the 2024 #Olympics Official Games, then this week Hamburg was awarded the 2017 amateur boxing world championships, and she has also submitted her application to host ITS World Congress 2021! #ExpectTheExceptional www.blohmvossyachts.com
The pros can wait, says London 2012 champion Adams - Glasgow 2014: Nicola Adams eyes Commonwealth Games gold. Adams says being the face of women's boxing in Britain is without its downsides. "I haven't let anything change me," says Adams, who joined Burmantofts Amateur Boxing Club in Leeds when she was 12. "I'm still Nicola Adams from Yorkshire, I still walk my dog in the same field I always have done.