Deaths in Sport in January 2007

  • 1st Ernie Koy, American baseball player (b. 1909)
  • 1st Darrent Williams, American football player (b. 1982)
  • 2nd Don Massengale, American PGA Tour golf player (b. 1937)
  • 2nd Dan Shaver, NASCAR driver and ARCA race car driver/owner (b. 1950)
  • 3rd Earl Reibel, Canadian ice hockey forward Detroit Red Wings (b. 1930)
  • 4th Sandro Salvadore, Italian footballer (b. 1939)
  • 4th Jan Schröder, Dutch cyclist (b. 1941)
  • 6th Mario Danelo, American football player (b. 1985)
  • 7th Bobby Hamilton, NASCAR team owner (b. 1957)
  • 9th Elmer Symons, South African motorcycle racer (b. 1977)
  • 13th Danny Oakes, racecar driver (b. 1911)
  • 15th David Vanole, American soccer player (b. 1963)
  • 16th Benny Parsons, American racecar driver and commentator (b. 1941)
  • 21st Maria Cioncan, Romanian athlete (b. 1977)
  • 26th Gump Worsley, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1929)
  • 27th Yang Chuan-kwang, Taiwanese athlete (b. 1933)
  • 28th Carlo Clerici, Swiss professional road racing cyclist (b. 1929)
  • 28th Yelena Romanova, Russian athlete (b. 1963)
  • 29th Barbaro, American thoroughbred racehorse (b. 2003)