Search


You have searched for "Death Threat"

Showing 1-10 of 31

Sort by: Newest | Oldest | Relevance


Other Sport 15 Nov 2013 | 1:47 AM

Pussy Riot member calls for Sochi Olympic boycott

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A member of the Pussy Riot punk band has called for a boycott of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi to oppose what she called a campaign of "tightening the screws" against opponents of Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Other Sport 11 Oct 2012 | 12:00 AM

Chinese blogger ‘sorry’ for threat against Federer

SHANGHAI: A blogger in China who made a death threat against Roger Federer said he had apologised but remained at large after vowing to “assassinate” the world number one, according to an Internet posting.

Other Sport 10 Oct 2012 | 12:00 AM

Nishikori crashes out, Murray gets walkover

SHANGHAI: History-making Kei Nishikori was dumped out of the Shanghai Masters on Wednesday by American Sam Querrey as defending champion Andy Murray was handed a walkover into the third round.

Other Sport 10 Oct 2012 | 12:00 AM

Shanghai Masters : Federer and Djokovic win, Murray walkover

SHANGHAI: Top seeds Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic cruised into the third round of the Shanghai Masters on Wednesday as defending champion Andy Murray progressed without even picking up a racquet.

Other Sport 10 Oct 2012 | 12:00 AM

China blogger 'sorry' for Federer threat

SHANGHAI: A blogger in China who made a death threat against Roger Federer said he had apologised but remained at large after vowing to assassinate the world number one, according to an Internet posting.

Other Sport 06 Oct 2012 | 12:00 AM

Federer has to deal with death threat as he flies into Shanghai

SHANGHAI: Roger Federer will have to shrug off a bizarre death threat as he returns to action at the Shanghai Masters from Sunday to combat Novak Djokovics attempt on his world number one crown.

Other Sport 05 Oct 2012 | 12:00 AM

Security increased in Shanghai after Federer death threat

BEIJING (Reuters) - Shanghai Masters organisers have increased security for the tournament starting on Saturday after an online threat to decapitate world number one Roger Federer, the Shanghai Youth Daily newspaper reported on Friday.

Other Sport 05 Oct 2012 | 12:00 AM

Federer targeted by Chinese death threat

SHANGHAI: Shanghai Masters organisers have tightened security around Roger Federer after the top-ranked men's tennis player was targeted by an online death threat, a report said Thursday.

Other Sport 05 Oct 2012 | 12:00 AM

Security increased in Shanghai after Federer death threat

BEIJING (Reuters) - Shanghai Masters organisers have increased security for the tournament starting on Saturday after an online threat to decapitate world number one Roger Federer, the Shanghai Youth Daily newspaper reported on Friday.

Other Sport 29 May 2012 | 12:00 AM

Bulgarian soccer tycoon charged over tax fraud

SOFIA (Reuters) - A Bulgarian business tycoon who owns a soccer club was charged on Tuesday with running a tax fraud crime ring and making a death threat against the head of the country's tax-collecting agency.