Chennai: A sports journalist with English daily Deccan Chronicle M Z Tanveer (35), died of cardiac arrest here this morning.
He was 35. He is survived by his wife and a six-month- old daughter. According to his family sources, Tanveer had been working with the newspaper as a sports reporter for the last four years.
A football player himself, he was at practice this morning at a ground in Chetput area in the city when he sudenly took ill.
He was rushed to a private hospital nearby when he started vomitting and complained of giddiness.
Doctors at the hospital declared him dea when he collapsed after appearing to be recovering as he walked into the hospital without any assistance.
The Tamil Nadu Sports Journalists Association(TNSJA) condoled the death of Mr Tanveer.