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35 year-old sports scribe dies after suffering cardiac arrest on football field

Posted on Nov 14, 05:48PM | UNI

A 35-year-old sports journalist with an English daily died of cardiac arrest here this morning.

According to his family sources, M Z Tanveer had been working with Deccan Chronicle as a sports reporter for the last four years.

He is survived by his wife and a six-month-old daughter.

A football player himself, he was at practice this morning at a ground in Chetput area in the city when he suddenly took ill.

He was rushed to a private hospital nearby when he started vomiting and complained of giddiness.

Doctors at the hospital declared him dead when he collapsed after appearing to be recovering.

He walked into the hospital without any assistance.