Tennis

Argentina Open: Great Britain’s Kyle Edmund withdraws through illness

Kyle Edmund reached the semi-finals of the Australian Open in January, losing to Marin Cilic Great Britain’s Kyle Edmund has pulled out of this week’s Argentina Open because of a throat infection. The 23-year-old British number two was due to play in Buenos Aires in his first competition since reaching the semi-finals of the Australian […]

Formula

Sir Stirling Moss to retire from public life after illness

Moss never won a World Championship to reflect his talent behind the wheel Motor racing legend Sir Stirling Moss has decided to retire from public life following a long illness. A statement from his son said Moss had made the decision because of his “slow recovery” from health problems. The 88-year-old spent 134 days in […]

Basketball

Tyson Chandler of Phoenix Suns to miss two games due to illness

PHOENIX — Center Greg Monroe will make his debut for the Phoenix Suns on Thursday night with starting big man Tyson Chandler sidelined for two games because of an illness. Phoenix interim coach Jay Triano said Monroe would start in place of Chandler, in part to keep the second unit of the Suns intact. Triano […]

Football

Liam Miller illness ‘puts things in perspective’ – Martin O’Neill

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill has paid tribute to former Celtic and Manchester United midfielder Liam Miller who is suffering from cancer. O’Neill gave the Cork man his debut at Celtic and the 36-year-old later played under Republic assistant manager Roy Keane at Sunderland. Speaking ahead of the Republic’s World Cup play-off second leg […]

Football

Bradley Lowery: Sunderland fan dies after long illness

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption‘Inspirational’ Bradley Lowery loses cancer battle Six-year-old Bradley Lowery, whose plight touched the lives of many people, has died after a long illness. The Sunderland fan was diagnosed with neuroblastoma – a rare type of cancer – when he was 18 months old. Bradley went on to […]