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UK project supports ex-athletes’ mental health

Sportsmen and women can reach euphoric heights during their careers, but when retirement comes it can pose physical and mental health problems.

Sportsmen and women can reach euphoric heights during their careers, but when retirement comes it can pose physical and mental health problems.

In the UK, sports including cricket and hockey are recognising the need to make a smooth transition, and to be mindful of the effect on current and former stars when sport stops.

Al Jazeera's Lee Wellings reports from Durham.

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