Ghanaian brain specialist William Kwabena Owusu has encouraged athletes to develop a "mental toolkit" for the 2023 African Games.
Paralympics Australia and Australian Institute of Sport to provide well-being services to emerging athletes
Paralympics Australia has announced a partnership with the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) to provide the next generation of Paralympic athletes with access to mental health and well-being services.
Britain's quad wheelchair tennis player Andy Lapthorne has decided to play in no more tournaments this season to focus on his mental health.
The United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) will establish a mental health fund to support athletes after its non-profit arm received a donation of $1.5 million (£1.1 million/€1.3 million).
The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has looked to focus on mental health bringing musician Cody Simpson together with Tokyo 2020 Olympics hopefuls in September for Wellbeing Week.
As soon as the time of 18.90sec came up for the 200 metres during last month’s Inspiration Games - almost three tenths of a second faster than the world record of 19.19 set at the 2009 World Championships by Usain Bolt - it appeared obvious that something was amiss.
HBO is set to broadcast documentary The Weight of Gold on July 29, with the feature film exploring the mental-health challenges that Olympic athletes face.
An International Olympic Committee (IOC) survey found that 50 per cent of athletes struggled to stay motivated during the coronavirus pandemic.
In recent years, an increasing number of sportspeople have spoken out about their struggles, contributing to a worldwide trend of ending the stigma surrounding mental health.
This weekend is one of the most celebrated in the English football calendar, with the third-round stage of the FA Cup seeing the introduction of teams from the top two divisions against hopefuls from the lower tiers of the pyramid.