Football

Ryan Edwards: Plymouth Argyle defender diagnosed with testicular cancer

Ryan Edwards has scored four goals for Plymouth since signing for Argyle in June Plymouth Argyle’s Ryan Edwards has been diagnosed with testicular cancer. “The 24-year-old defender is to undergo immediate surgery,” the League One club said in a statement. “Ryan will obviously miss a period of football because of surgery, but his physical health […]

Football

Ann-Katrin Berger: Birmingham City Ladies keeper training after cancer operation

Ann-Katrin Berger was a substitute in the 2014-15 Women’s Champions League final with PSG Birmingham City Ladies goalkeeper Ann-Katrin Berger has returned to training after having an operation to treat thyroid cancer. The 27-year-old former Paris Saint-Germain player, who joined Birmingham in 2016, was diagnosed in November. In a statement on social media, the German […]

Hockey

Longtime NHL referee Bruce Hood succumbs to cancer at age 81

Bruce Hood, who refereed more than 1,100 NHL games over 21 seasons, died Friday after a four-year battle with prostate cancer. He was 81. Kevin Hood said his father passed away at a hospice surrounded by family in Guelph, Ont. Bruce Hood was on the ice for some of the NHL’s most iconic moments during […]

Football

Ann-Katrin Berger: Birmingham City Ladies goalkeeper diagnosed with thyroid cancer

Ann-Katrin Berger kept goal in the Women’s FA Cup final against Manchester City at Wembley in May Birmingham City Ladies goalkeeper Ann-Katrin Berger has been diagnosed with thyroid cancer. The 27-year-old German is to undergo surgery in December. “Initially we were all devastated on hearing the news about Ann,” said Blues manager Marc Skinner. “However, […]