Tag: Mental

Rebecca Holloway: ‘I just shut down’ – Northern Ireland defender on mental health struggles

‘Funny first impressions, opposing sides & mental health’ Venue: Windsor Park, Belfast Date: Tuesday, 5 December Kick-off: 18:00 GMT Coverage: Live on BBC Two NI & BBC iPlayer; live text commentary and match report on the BBC Sport website “I felt it in myself. There was moments in games where I would get pains in […]

Nick Kyrgios thanks Andy Murray for helping him with mental health struggles

Nick Kyrgios [right] lost the 2022 Wimbledon final to Novak Djokovic [left] 4-6 6-3 6-4 7-6 (7-3) Nick Kyrgios says he is “very thankful” to Andy Murray for helping him with his mental health struggles. Kyrgios said he later got a sleeve tattoo on his right arm to cover up evidence of self-harm. “He [Murray] […]

England captain Owen Farrell to miss 2024 Six Nations to prioritise mental wellbeing

England captain Owen Farrell has made himself unavailable for the 2024 Six Nations “in order to prioritise his and his family’s mental wellbeing”. England start their Six Nations campaign on 3 February in Italy and end it with a game in France on 16 March. Saracens said Farrell, 32, will continue to play for and […]

Champion of Champions: Defending champion Ronnie O’Sullivan withdraws to look after ‘mental health’

Ronnie O’Sullivan has won the Champion of Champions tournament four times Ronnie O’Sullivan says he will not defend his Champion of Champions title after withdrawing to look after his “mental health”. O’Sullivan, who has won the competition a record four times, beat Judd Trump 10-6 in last year’s final. Ding Junhui will replace the seven-time […]

Bryony Page: ‘It’s like a mental block’ – trampolinist talks about the ‘twisties’

With BBC Sport showing the Trampoline, Tumbling and DMT World Championships 2023, trampolinist Bryony Page talks about her experiences with the ‘twisties’, a form of sudden mental block that can cause a person to lose their sense of space and dimension as they’re in the air. READ MORE: How to watch the finals live on […]

Maine Gunman Disclosed He Had Mental Health Issues, Gun Shop Owner Says

Nearly three months before Robert R. Card II fatally shot 18 people in Lewiston, Maine, a gun shop declined to let him complete his purchase of a firearm sound suppressor after he disclosed on a form that he had mental health issues, the shop’s owner said in an interview Sunday. On Aug. 5, Mr. Card, […]

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