Choking

  • Ex-NBA player banned in Philippines for 'choking' team-mate March 11, 2013

    Former NBA player Renaldo Balkman has been banned from the professional basketball league in the Philippines for grabbing a team-mate around the neck during a game. The former New York Knicks and Denver Nuggets player has also been slapped with a fine of 250,000 Philippine pesos over the incident, Philippine Basketball...
  • Hyderabad: 10-year-old girl chokes on tablet, dies September 15, 2012

    Hyderabad: In a tragic incident, a 10-year-old student died after a tablet distributed in her school got stuck in her throat. Khusbo, a fifth standard student of Marwari Hindi Pathashala in Secunderabad, took the de-worming tablet. She was taken to a private hospital where she was declared dead. The girl's body was...
  • When South Africa didn't choke November 11, 2011

    New Delhi: South Africa's proclivity for choking is infamous, but they have also been at the better end of some nail-biting Test and ODI wins since their return to international cricket 20 years ago. Following their famous win over Australia in Cape Town on Friday, after they were bowled out...