27 Oct 2008

Successful third operation for Ballesteros

12:53 pm on 27 October 2008

Doctors have successfully completed a third brain operation on Spanish golfer Seve Ballesteros to reduce swelling from a serious brain tumour.

The Madrid hospital treating Ballesteros says he's stable in the intensive care unit.

The operation on the 51-year-old lasted six and a half hours.