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Roger Federer death threat taken seriously in Shanghai

Federer death threat leaves organisers of Shanghai Masters on red alert

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UPDATED:

09:47 GMT, 5 October 2012

Security for the Shanghai Masters is being tightened after an online death threat against tennis legend Roger Federer.

Shanghai's Youth Daily quoted tournament official Yang Yibin as saying police were notified about the threat and that security will be increased for Federer for the tournament, which starts this weekend.

Security: A policeman is seen under a giant poster of Roger Federer in Shanghai

Security: A policeman is seen under a giant poster of Roger Federer in Shanghai

The report says the threat, posted last month on a Federer fan site by 'Blue Cat Polytheism Founder 07', vowed to assassinate the Swiss. It was accompanied by a gruesome image of a decapitated Federer.

An officer in the Internet security office of the Shanghai police on Friday said the threat is being investigated.

In a statement, the tournament said it is aware of the threat and has proper security in place.

Legend: Federer celebrates a win at the London Olympics in August

Legend: Federer celebrates a win at the London Olympics in August

'We are fully aware of the comments that have been made and we take all such issues seriously,' the statement said.

'The Shanghai Masters has security in place for our players and every precaution is taken to make sure players are kept safe and comfortable and allowed to do the job they are here for; to play tennis and provide their fans with the thrill of watching them in action.'

Ravel Morrison has seven teeth removed in emergency surgery

Tooth scary! Dental emergency sees departing Hammer Morrison have SEVEN teeth removed

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UPDATED:

06:47 GMT, 7 August 2012

Fantasy football 2012

Ravel Morrison’s career has taken another twist after it emerged he was sent home from West Ham’s pre-season tour to have seven teeth removed.

Morrison, who joined Championship side Birmingham on loan yesterday, shocked Hammers staff when he complained of toothache in Germany last week.

Club officials were initially preparing to fine the former Manchester United midfielder for failing to turn up for training when they made the gruesome discovery.

He was flown back to England for
emergency treatment and told his teeth are in such poor condition that
up to seven will have to be extracted.

New boy: Ravel Morrison has joined Birmingham on a season-long loan

New boy: Ravel Morrison has joined Birmingham on a season-long loan

Morrison, who has failed to make an
impact at Upton Park since he moved from United last season, has been
advised to have dental implants, costing around 28,000.

He will initially wear temporary moulds while the implants are being made.

Morrison leads a chaotic lifestyle
and surprised Hammers staff on their pre- season tour with his
increasingly bizarre behaviour.

The midfielder refused to drink anything other than official ‘West Ham bottled water’ during their short stay in Germany.

Morrison, who made his senior United
debut in the Carling Cup against Wolves in 2010, has struggled to
convince West Ham boss Sam Allardyce he is ready for regular first-team
action.

Although there is no doubt he has the ability to be a top player, he lacks maturity.

Birmingham manager Lee Clark will
take the 19-year-old on loan this week, but it represents another huge
gamble for the cash-strapped Championship side.