Originally Posted by Vysotsky
The AIBA is thinking about not using headgear anymore after the 2012 games. Apparently they're going to study the effects comparing with headgear and without using the WSB as a study. I personally like the idead, they didn't start using them until when 1984?
Also at the 2012 Olympics every judges decision will be made available to the public. They're hoping this will eliminated some of the shitty decisions and make the judges more accountable.
Not sure they should do away with the headgear. But they've done studies in other contact sports, and the usefullnes of headgear has been questioned by people who should know.