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Diego Maradona discharged from hospital after internal bleeding

first_imgDiego Maradona discharged from hospital after internal bleedingDiego Maradona had been admitted to the hospital with internal bleeding in the stomach which was discovered during routine examinationsadvertisement Reuters Buenos AiresJanuary 5, 2019UPDATED: January 5, 2019 07:17 IST Diego Maradona was having a routine medical when it was found that he had internal bleeding (Reuters Photo)HIGHLIGHTSMaradona may have to undergo more tests but it was not seriousThe 58-year-old was having a routine medical in his homelandMaradona was earlier filmed passing out during the 2018 World CupArgentine soccer great Diego Maradona was released from hospital after being admitted earlier on Friday with internal bleeding in the stomach which was discovered during routine examinations, his daughter Dalma said.”For those who were really worried about my dad I can tell you that he is well,” Dalma wrote on twitter after fears over her father’s health spread. “He is going home soon.”The 58-year-old was having a routine medical in his homeland before returning to Mexico, where he is coach of second division side Dorados de Sinaloa, when doctors discovered the problem.However, a source close to the family told Reuters the problem was not serious and that the former Boca Juniors, Napoli and Barcelona midfielder, who famously led his country to the 1986 World Cup title, was not in any danger.Another source said Maradona, who left the hospital without talking to the media, may have to undergo more tests.Friday’s scare was the latest for Maradona, who has suffered frequent periods in hospital over the years, often due to the extravagant lifestyle that helped make him one of the most admired and iconic footballers of the 20th century.He last fell ill at the 2018 World Cup in Russia, where he was filmed passing out in an executive box at the Argentina-Nigeria game. Argentina won 2-1 to reach the last 16, where they were knocked out of the tournament by eventual winners France.Maradona was taken into hospital in 2004 with severe heart and respiratory problems linked to cocaine use. He later underwent drug rehabilitation in Cuba and Argentina before a stomach-stapling operation in 2005 helped him lose weight.advertisementIn 2007 he checked himself into a clinic in Buenos Aires to help him overcome alcohol abuse problems.In recent months he has walked with the aid of crutches due to problems with his knees.The unexpected news of his admittance to hospital on Friday came just hours after Maradona’s lawyer confirmed he would coach in Mexico for a second consecutive season.Maradona took over at struggling Dorados de Sinaloa in September and got them into the playoffs where they lost to Atletico San Luis.”Diego Maradona has arranged to continue with the Dorados de Sinaloa and will stay as coach of the team for the whole season,” his agent Matias Morla wrote on twitter.The club said his assistant Jose Maria Martinez would lead the team until Maradona returned.Also Read | Predrag Mijatovic criticises Gareth Bale for lacking leadership qualitiesAlso Read | Chelsea fan banned for 3 years after being found guilty of homophobic chantsAlso Read | Liverpool not underestimating ‘world’s best side’ Manchester City: KloppFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Tags :Follow Diego MaradonaFollow HospitalFollow internal bleedinglast_img read more

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Behind the scenes of the Goodman expansion

As work continues to progress well on the Goodman School of Business expansion, Andrew Gaudes is most looking forward to the sense of community the completed project will create.The new Goodman Dean led The Brock News on a behind-the-scenes tour of the construction site Tuesday, Aug. 22, sharing his thoughts on the facility and its future potential.“I think what we’re going to see is a place that has a gravitational pull for the business programs, for the business faculty, students, staff and the business community,” Gaudes said after a detailed walkthrough of the building. “They’re really going to have a sense of place when it’s completed in January 2019.”The $22-million project is a combination of new construction and an ambitious overhaul of Goodman’s existing layout and facilities. It includes 79,000 square feet of new and renovated space, six new and nine renovated classrooms with state-of-the-art technology, a large two-storey engagement atrium, five employer interview rooms and the Bloomberg financial research lab, as well as additional study, research and office space.Gaudes described the atrium, with a perimetre made of glass, as the “heart of the school.“It’s going to be a major space for receptions, public events and speaking opportunities,” he said, while also emphasizing the role it will play as a hub of activity for students.The space will be the first exposure many visitors have to Goodman and will include a sizeable video wall used for promoting events on campus and in the business community. Visible from outside the building at night, the screens will create “a real buzz coming from the business school that never existed before,” Gaudes said.He believes all components of the expansion will add up to create an environment people will want to return to.“A business school is about collaboration. It’s about water-cooler moments, gathering spaces, discussions and group meetings,” he said. “That’s what creates belongingness, retention, a sense of cohort and appreciation for the school and institution where you’re studying.” read more

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