Sudden Cardiac Death In Elite Footballers Higher Than Anticipated

• One in 50 players had a heart abnormality that needed ongoing monitoring • Almost three quarters of footballers diagnosed were able to return to play • The FA continues to provide vital insight into screening policy in sport and has invested more than £3.1 million into its screening programme After a heroic effort in […]


Dr Stephen Cox writes about CRY milestones and #MPsupport4CRY

Politics Home, 5th July 2018 CRY Ceo Dr Stephen Cox writes about ongoing CRY initiative #MPSupportforCRY and news from the world health organisation: “This month marks a milestone in the history of CRY’s campaigning. On June 21, we revealed that the World Health Organisation (WHO) has finally released the new ICD 11 Code, acknowledging that when a […]


12-month elite athlete heart screening programme launched in memory of Aaron Dixon

CRY are pleased to announce the launch of a 12-month heart screening programme for elite athletes at key sites across the UK in memory of Aaron Dixon (who tragically died from an undiagnosed heart condition, aged just 23) and thanks to support from the JD Foundation. The screenings will be delivered in partnership with the […]


CRY Update Magazine 73

Read Update 73 here. CRY Update 73 reports on all the CRY news, events and fundraising from May to August 2017. In June, CRY launched a new version of its main website. The site immediately saw the number of visitors double in the first month and has consistently recorded more visitors per month than before […]


New Echo machine installed at CRY’s centre of excellence

CRY are pleased to announce the installation of a new state-of-the-art echocardiogram machine at our Centre for Inherited Heart Conditions and Sports Cardiology at St George’s, University of London. Funded by CRY, the new Vivid E95 (developed by GE Healthcare) will be a huge asset to the portfolio of equipment used on a daily basis by […]


CRY Update Magazine 72

Read Update 72 here. CRY Update 72 reports on all the CRY news, events and fundraising from January to April 2017. February saw over 20 years’ worth of CRY research help to inform new international ECG guidelines for screening athletes, led by CRY Consultant Cardiologist Professor Sanjay Sharma. Our work is making a difference and […]


CRY Parliamentary Reception 2017

  CRY’s 16th annual Parliamentary Reception, hosted by Kevan Jones MP (Labour), was a glowing success and featured a wide range of speakers, indicating the strength of support that CRY has from all areas of the UK. The House of Commons Terrace Pavilion was full with CRY families, current and former CRY Research Fellows, Trustees, […]


BBC Lifeline Appeal

CRY was chosen to be the charity Lifeline promoted in February, and the broadcast was lent some star power when our Patron Pixie Lott agreed to present the appeal. The 25-year-old singer has been superb in her efforts to help raise awareness over the past six years and her commitment to be the anchor for […]


CRY launches new support booklet for friends

Leading heart charity has developed new support resources in recognition of the massive impact a young sudden cardiac death has on friends. The charity Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) is this month [13 November 2017] launching a powerful new booklet for young people learning to navigate their emotions following the tragic and sudden death […]


CRY launches new Christmas cards for 2017

CRY are pleased to announce 10 brand new Christmas card designs for 2017! The new designs by Elle Media Group depict a selection of festive scenes. Making a return will be a selection of our 2016 cards which proved incredibly popular last year with over 5,000 packs sold, raising over £18,500 for CRY’s core funding […]