In Good Conscience

Let duty of care rule in concussion debate

The first test of any sports manager, anywhere in the world, has to be duty of care towards participants.

And, if the billion-dollar legal settlement to "compensate" dementia victims of America's National Football League are not warning enough, it is hard to think what is.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 30, 2019, with the headline 'Let duty of care rule in concussion debate'. Print Edition | Subscribe