Diploma in sports- Sports Injuries

Diploma in sports- Sports Injuries

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Friday 25th March 2011
Sports Injuries
Safety at sports grounds Act 1975
Venue: Houphet boigny stadium disaster
Location: Ivory Coast
Year: 2009
It occurred because of a suspected structure failure. Reports say that the wall collapsed. twenty two
people were crushed to death and more than 130 were injured.
The Hillsborough disaster
15/4/89
Caused by over crowding outside of the ground
Too many people which caused fan to be crushed at the front
96 fatalities. Thousands of people injured
Lack of police/security control
The Taylor reports by lord justice enforced the safety enforced the safety at sports grounds act
(1975). Covers all sports stadiums with a capacity of 10,000 + spectators. This meant that all
standing areas in stadiums had to be removed and all seater stadiums were put into place.1 ticket =
1 seat. The Metal fencing behind goals was removed in England.

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