Sports World: Carneiro says she received death threats

Carneiro says she received death threats

LONDON • Former Chelsea team doctor Eva Carneiro said that she received death threats after her departure from the English football club last year.

"Even though I don't have a presence on social media, some of the threats of sexual violence and death threats make it through," she told the Daily Telegraph. "(The abusers) seem to be faceless cowards and they should be answerable to legislation."

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Marin loses to Tai in Hong Kong Open semis

HONG KONG • Badminton women's world No. 1 Carolina Marin's season-long superseries drought continued yesterday, after the Olympic gold medallist lost to Taiwan's Tai Tzu-ying 21-17, 14-21, 21-16 in the Hong Kong Open semi-finals.

Third-ranked Tai will meet P.V. Sindhu in today's final, after the Indian beat Hong Kong's Cheung Ngan Yi 21-14, 21-16 in yesterday's second semi-final.

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Danish duo pull ahead at World Cup of Golf

MELBOURNE • Soren Kjeldsen and Thorbjorn Olesen remained on course to claim a first World Cup of Golf for Denmark after shooting a two-under 70 in yesterday's foursomes to extend their overnight lead to four strokes. Americans Rickie Fowler and Jimmy Walker were second on 206, a shot better than China's Wu Anshun and Li Haotong.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on November 27, 2016, with the headline 'Sports World'. Print Edition | Subscribe