A Leyton Orient fan who was receiving CPR on the side of the pitch after a medical emergency has died. Around 20 fans were forced to storm the pitch to stop the match and to get the man suffering a suspected heart attack treatment from stewards. Despite medics arriving within four minutes of being called at 9.30pm the patient was pronounced dead at the East Stand of Brisbane Road during Tuesday’s match against Lincoln City.
Marc Polmans was disqualified from the Shanghai Masters on Tuesday 3 October for striking the umpire in the face with a tennis ball on match point. The Australian, who is ranked 140th in the world, was one point away from qualifying for the main draw of the tournament when the incident occurred. With match point on the line, Polmans netted a volley and lost his cool.
The five-nation bid is now the only option on the table for the finals in five years’ time.