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Swimming 26 Feb 2014 | 11:23 AM

Hackett heads to U.S. to treat drug addiction - manager

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australian swimming great Grant Hackett has flown to the United States to have treatment for an addiction to a sleeping medication, his manager told local media.

Other Sport 26 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

Maradona sheds 20kg in drug addiction treatment

Diego Maradona has shed over 20kg (44 pounds) in weight since being hospitalised in Argentina for cocaine addiction.

Other Sport 12 May 2004 | 12:00 AM

Diego faces last chance to kick drug habit

Diego Maradona faces a last chance to cure himself of drug addiction after being forced to enter a private clinic against his wishes, his personal doctor said on Monday.

Other Sport 08 Aug 2004 | 12:00 AM

Maradona wants presidential help to flee clinic

Desperate to return to Cuba after a major health scare, soccer great Diego Maradona wants Argentine President Nestor Kirchner to help free him from a psychiatric clinic where he is being held against his will for drug addiction.

Other Sport 13 Aug 2004 | 12:00 AM

FIFA ready to help football legend Maradona

World football's governing body FIFA said yesterday that it would be ready to help Argentine football legend Diego Maradona try a Swiss health clinic in his battle to recover from drug addiction.

Football 09 May 2017 | 6:57 PM

'Macho' players need help fighting mental health issues - Gascoigne

(Reuters) - Former England midfielder Paul Gascoigne, who has spent several spells in rehab battling alcohol and drug addiction, has called for more help for players dealing with stress-related issues.

Other Sport 22 Sep 2004 | 12:00 AM

Overweight Maradona back in Cuba for drug rehabilitation

Former Argentina captain Diego Maradona arrived in Cuba late on Monday in another effort to kick his 20-year cocaine addiction and regain his health.

Other Sport 19 Sep 2004 | 12:00 AM

Maradona to return to Cuba tomorrow for drug rehabilitation

Fallen soccer great Diego Maradona will return to Cuba tomorrow to be shut away in a mental clinic for more drug treatment, Argentine diplomats said on Friday.

Other Sport 13 May 2004 | 12:00 AM

Raging Diego sedated

Diego Maradona has been put under sedation by doctors in a private drug rehabilitation clinic here on Tuesday after the Argentine football legend raged that he wanted to return to Cuba where he has lived for the past four years.

Diving 29 Jul 2014 | 11:08 PM

Entertainer Mitcham feels that competition buzz again

GLASGOW (Reuters) - From diving in a circus dressed as a bumblebee to battling his inner demons before and after winning Olympic gold, Australian Matthew Mitcham’s journey to the Commonwealth Games has been, much like his beloved sport, full of highs and lows.