Deaths in Sport in January 1982

  • Jan 3 Derek Sealy, cricketer (West Indies 1930-39), dies
  • Jan 7 Bert Oosterhuis, Dutch motor racer (Paris-Dakar), dies in race crash
  • Jan 15 Red Smith, sportscaster (Pulitzer, Fight Talk), dies at 76
  • Jan 16 Red Smith, American sports columnist (b. 1905)
  • Jan 19 Marc Demeyer, Belgian cyclist (Paris-Roubaix '76), dies [or 1/20]
  • Jan 20 Marc Demeyer, Belgian cyclist (Paris-Brus 1974), dies at 31[or 1/19]