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Iouri Olympic Gold

Defending gold medalist backs out of Olympics after head injury

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The Pyeongchang Winter Olympics has many world champions defending their titles across a wide range of sports this week, but one defending gold medalist won’t be seen. Olympic halfpipe champion Iouri Podladtchikov decided he wouldn’t be competing over the weekend, citing the effects of a recent head injury. Unfortunatly, my brain needs time to recover […]

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Angela Ruggiero

Female Olympians publicly pledge their brains to concussion and CTE research

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Starting Friday, the world’s eyes will be on Pyeongchang, South Korea as we watch athletes compete for the gold medal. But, in the days leading up to the opening ceremonies, some athletes are making big decisions that could have implications on athletics in the future. U.S. Olympic bobsledder Elana Meyers Taylor joined with two other […]

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