Kremlin says Russia, US not negotiating renewal of adoptionsRussian Politics & Diplomacy July 25, 13:37
Russian Ice Hockey Federation to render assistance to banned forward ZaripovSport July 25, 13:27
Press review: Malorossiya as an EU taboo and Moldova’s animosity to Russian peacekeepersPress Review July 25, 13:00
Poll reveals most Russians familiar with Jehovah’s Witnesses support its banSociety & Culture July 25, 12:11
Lithuania keeps tipping off NATO allies on Russian-Chinese naval drills in Baltic SeaMilitary & Defense July 25, 12:02
ECHR rules Nemtsov’s convicted murderer should receive 6,000-euro compensationWorld July 25, 11:50
Ukrainian citizen sentenced to community service for wearing St. George ribbonSociety & Culture July 25, 11:04
Top official comments on complications following Siemens refusal to work with state firmsBusiness & Economy July 25, 10:35
Russian-Syrian checkpoint opens in Eastern Goutha de-escalation zoneWorld July 25, 8:17
GENEVA, March 31. /ITAR-TASS/. International Federation of Football Associations (FIFA) together with the University of Saarland (Germany) have started work on a register of cases of sudden deaths, that involved footballers, reports the press service of the organization.
The study is aimed at systematizing the most common causes of such tragic incidents. According to the plan, the register will help clarify regional differences in the causes of footballers' sudden death.
On March 30 during a Ukrainian football championship match between Dnipro (Dnipropetrovsk) and Dynamo (Kiev), the captain of the latter, Oleg Gusev, got a cerebrocranial injury and a jaw fracture. That happened after a collision with the goalkeeper of Dnipro, after which Oleg Gusev fell unconscious.
Dnipro's midfielder, Jaba Kankava, was the first one to run up to the injured player. He rolled the injured to the side and pulled out Dynamo captain's tongue to prevent him from swallowing it. Gusev was then taken to hospital.
In early March, Kevon Carter, the forward from Trinidad and Tobago who played professionally for Defence Force, died of a heart attack. He was only 30.
In March 2012 during a game between Tottenham and Bolton, Fabrice Muamba, playing for Bolton, suffered a cardiac arrest. Following medical advice, he announced his retirement from professional football in August 2012.