On This Day

February 28, 2020 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Sport

  • Court of Arbitration for Sport bans Chinese triple Olympic gold medallist Sun Yang from swimming for 8 years for breaking anti-doping rules

Deaths in Sport

  • Johnny Antonelli, American baseball pitcher (6 × MLB All-Star 1954, 56–59²; World Series, NL ERA leader 1954; SF Giants), dies from colon cancer at 89
  • Stig-Göran Myntti, Finnish soccer midfielder (61 caps; Vasa IFK), dies at 94