Autopsy incomplete, but focus is on heart abnormality

Medical examiners are focusing on the possibility of a heart abnormality in their investigation into the sudden death of 28-year-old Atlanta Hawks center Jason Collier, according to his agent. “They are looking at the heart,” agent Richard Howell told ESPN.com. “They preliminarily see an abnormality, but they still have...

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FIFA backs IOC on prevention of sudden death in sport

LONDON, Dec 11 – FIFA is backing the IOC in its efforts to prevent the sudden death of athletes due to heart failure during competition, world soccer’s governing body said. The IOC (International Olympic Committee) adopted on Friday the so-called “Lausanne Recommendations”, a report on sudden cardiovascular death in...

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Canisius Basketball Player Died of Natural Causes

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Canisius junior forward Richard Jones died suddenly because of a genetically enlarged heart, an Erie County medical examiner determined in an autopsy. The medical examiner’s ruling, which listed “natural causes” as the reason for death, was released by the school at the request of the player’s...

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