Safety in Boxing: Sport has evolved over the years to ensure safety of boxers

Our ongoing series on the safety of athletes in sport. This week we take a look at some of the precautions that are considered in the field of boxing.

Boxing has been under scrutiny by sport critics due to the number of injuries. There have even been calls for the de-registration of boxing as a sport.

A high contact sport, boxing has been blamed for brain injury. Repetitive concussion or sub-concussive blows to the brain may lead to chronic traumatic brain injury.

CGTN’s Leslie Mirungu brings us more: