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Samson Rising: An Interview with John Hambly

Samson Rising documents your life, the roller-coaster of growing up on a tough Council Estate in Cornwall and your discovery of sport, through to your life-altering MS diagnosis and establishing a bespoke MS therapy centre in Surrey. What inspired you to share your story and what do you hope your readers take away from it? […]

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Love of the Game Holds First Ever UK Hakathon

Solutions to sport’s head injury crisis emerge from UK’s first virtual sporting ‘Hakathon’ Last weekend, Love of the Game (LOTG), the campaign which seeks to reduce concussion-related issues in sport, hosted the UK’s first sporting hackathon, to find actionable solutions to one of the greatest problems facing our modern games – early-onset dementia caused by […]

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DCMS backs Love of the Game’s pioneering sporting Hakathon

Ahead of Love of the Game’s landmark Hakathon this weekend, we are pleased to have the support of the UK Government’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and its Minister for Sport and Tourism Nigel Huddleston. Ahead of the event Nigel said: “This ground-breaking Hackathon is a wonderfully creative innovation aimed at finding solutions to […]

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Interview with Simon Shaw

Love of the Game 24th March 2021 “It’s the best game in the world as far as I’m concerned and we ultimately want to encourage our own kids to play whilst at the same time protect them as best we can.” Simon Shaw MBE Q. Love of the Game. What’s it about and why did […]

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It’s in our hands

Sport has the power to bring people together. Being a fan inherently gives you something in common with others, a shared love of the game, of the players and for the excitement of week after week watching every kick, tackle, jump or shot from the edge of our seats. The players that make our favourite […]

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Pillars of Engagement

Love of the Game represents a meeting of minds from across sport, science, business, technology and government. With an open-source approach to information sharing and an unwavering focus on driving actionable solutions, the initiative will address the following three pillars of engagement: Education Diagnosis Treatment Prevention Education Sports have evolved significantly over the decades, not […]

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Objectives

The Love of the Game aims to: • Reduce risk to players and speed recovery• Reduce risk of early onset dementia in athletes• Maintain sports as we know and love them• Reduce fear of taking part• Lengthen sporting careers• Encourage inter-sport collaboration on concussion-related issues

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Our Mission

Protect our players. Protect our games. We are an impassioned community of athletes, players, fans, innovators and experts, united by our love of sport and the desire to, not only protect players of all ages from the potentially devastating impact of head injuries, but also to protect the integrity of the sports we know and […]

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Overview

Love of the Game is a new campaign which seeks to reduce concussion-related issues arising from contact and non-contact sports. LOTG takes a solutions-based approach to developing new technologies that prevent, diagnose and treat head injuries in sport.

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Simon Shaw MBE