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'I am fine' – Argentina legend Maradona on health scare

Argentina legend Diego Maradona said he was “fine” after being seen by a doctor during the team’s World Cup victory over Nigeria on Tuesday. The 57-year-old, who captained Argentina to World Cup victory in 1986, said his “neck hurt a ...

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Andrew Pozzi opens up about mental health: 'You lose your identity'

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Great Britain’s 110m hurdler Andrew Pozzi, the 2018 world indoor 60m hurdles champion, tells Sportsday about dealing with mental health as an athlete. BBC Sport – Athletics

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Mental health issues should not be viewed as a 'stigma' – Flintoff

Former England cricketer Andrew Flintoff says the word “stigma” should not be used when discussing mental health issues. Flintoff has suffered from depression and spoke about the subject as part of BBC Radio 5 Live’s Mental Health Week. “I know ...

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Everton winger Lennon detained under Mental Health Act

Everton winger Aaron Lennon was detained under the Mental Health Act by police over concerns for his welfare. The 30-year-old was taken to hospital “for assessment” after police were called to Salford on Sunday. Lennon is now “receiving care and ...

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State of Sport: Fifa's former doctor says painkiller use risks footballers' health

Elite footballers’ “abuse” of legal painkillers risks their health and could “potentially” have life-threatening implications, says Fifa’s former chief medical officer. About half of players competing at the past three World Cups routinely took non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs like ibuprofen, claims ...

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Myers: Ferguson leaving money, saving health in retirement

Maddie Meyer/Getty Images While he spoke candidly about concussions in December, D’Brickashaw Ferguson was never diagnosed with one in his 10-year career. D’Brickashaw Ferguson is 32 years old and played 10 years in the NFL and the only snap he ...

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Mel Stottlemyre, battling blood cancer, in improving health

Bryan R. Smith Mel Stottlemyre’s health is much improved as he continues to battle multiple myeloma. Happy to report that Mel Stottlemyre’s health is much-improved as he continues to battle multiple myeloma, the blood cancer he was diagnosed with in ...

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Health scare put Triple Crown into perspective for Baffert

Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert says he has ‘really mellowed out’ following 2012 heart attack. Three years after suffering a heart attack, Bob Baffert admits he’s a changed man. On Saturday, he will get his record fourth shot at ...

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Health scare put Triple Crown into perspective for Baffert

Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert says he has ‘really mellowed out’ following 2012 heart attack. Three years after suffering a heart attack, Bob Baffert admits he’s a changed man. On Saturday, he will get his record fourth shot at ...

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in good health after bypass surgery

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is fine — again. The NBA legend, who had quadruple coronary bypass surgery just two weeks ago, had a health scare that a spokesperson deemed a false alarm on Wedneday. The Jabbar began the day with a tweet ...

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