Heart rhythm problems won’t halt Walker’s career again
Velonation.com, 5 September 2012
Last month Australian rider Will Walker had a reoccurrence of heart arrhythmia issues, forcing him out of the Tour of the Great South Coast, but his team has confirmed that this won’t affect his second shot at a cycling career.
Vasovagal syncope may have a genetic component
theheart.org,17 August 2012
Melbourne, Australia - Contrary to some previous reports, new research involving twins suggests that genes probably do play an important role in vasovagal syncope.
'Unfortunately for Robbie his first attack was fatal,' says father
canberratimes.com.au, 18 August 2012
The father of cyclist Robbie Williams believes his son probably died before he fell from his bike in Canberra on Tuesday.
Olympics-Triathlon-Australian promises whole-hearted effort
reuters.com, 3 August 2012
Aug 3 (Reuters) - Britain's Helen Jenkins will start the Olympic women's triathlon on Saturday as favourite but Australian Erin Densham is confident she can cause an upset following an extraordinary recovery from serious illness.
Soccer: All Whites great lucky to be alive
nzherald.co.uk, June 26th 2012
Steve Sumner played hard for the All Whites and national league football clubs Christchurch United, Manurewa and Gisborne City.
New clinic opens
ABC Online, June 25th 2012
People who have pacemakers and live in the North West now have access to local treatment.
Sporting venues urged to get defribrillators
Perth Football Club will become the first in the state to purchase a defibrillator as part of a nation-wide initiative to prevent cardiac arrest-related deaths at sporting venues.