Radio Journalist Falls Ill At Olympics
August 14, 2008 at 5:52 AM (PT)
MACQUARIE NETWORK radio sports reporter MATTHEW HILL is in a medically-induced coma but reportedly improving in a HONG KONG hospital after falling ill while covering the BEIJING OLYMPICS, reports the SYDNEY MORNING HERALD. HILL fell ill in the heat in the opening days of the event, and his illness deteriorated into pneumonia, necessitating his evacuation to a HONG KONG hospital on WEDNESDAY (8/13).
HILL was in BEIJING reporting for SKY CHANNEL and MACQUARIE's Talk 2GB/SYDNEY.