Cheick Tiote died at the age of just 30 last week after collapsing at training. Sportsmail can reveal Chinese club's facilities did not include a defibrillator.
Nine days on, Beijing Enterprises have still not explained why Tiote died but Investigation into ex-Newcastle star's death is certain to centre on his heart
One study in Nigeria suggests 75 per cent of footballers who have died through cardiac failure since 1990 are of African descent
Memorial service for Cheick Tiote has been held in Beijing following his tragic cardiac arrest last week.
The former Newcastle star, who was just 30, collapsed during training for Chinese second division side Beijing Enterprises last week and died after being rushed to hospital.
Personality Profile: Nojim Maiyegun, Nigeria`s first Olympic medallist,
Nojim Maiyegun, a former Nigerian Middleweight boxer and champion and also Nigeria`s first Olympic medallist, was born in February 21, 1944 in Lagos. He won the bronze medal in the men`s Light Middleweight (71 kg) category at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan, becoming Nigeria`s first Olympic medalist.
England just won their biggest international football tournament since 1966 by beating the South Americans, Venezuela by a lone goal in the Korea under-20 world cup finals, but it is worthy to note that they achieved this feat with the help of 6 young Nigerians.
List of African Sports personalities (Football Players) that AFRICA had lost to CARDIAC ARREST!
1, Samuel Okwaraji - Nigeria
2, Amir Angwe – Nigeria
3, Hedi Berkhissa – Tunisia
The NBA – African Legend Basketball games is back in Johannesburg, South Africa on the 5th August 2017. The African Legends are making Africa proud. Don’t miss it!
The National Basketball Association and the National Basketball Players Association announced Saturday that NBA Africa Game 2017 will take place Saturday, Aug. 5 at the Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg.
Sherif Othman (born 15 September 1982) is an Egyptian Paralympic powerlifter competing in the -56 kg class. Othman has participated in two Summer Paralympic Games winning gold in the -56 kg category in both.
In the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing he broke the world record with a lift of 202.5 kg. He surpassed his own record when he record a weight of 205 kg at the 2010 IPC Powerlifting World Championship. Then he surpassed his own record again of 205 kg when he record a weight of 211 kg at 2016 Summer Paralympics Games (Rio 2016) winning another gold medal.
We salute you outstanding achievement.
LA Lakers forward Luol Deng shared his own perspective as a refugee to offer his support to those families affected by Donald Trump’s immigration ban.