On This Day

January 12, 2021 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Deaths in Sport

  • Álvaro Mejía, Colombian athlete (Boston Marathon 1971 2:18:45), dies at 80
  • Frank Arok AM, Yugoslavian-Australian soccer coach (Australia 1983-89), dies at 88
  • John Ward, New Zealand cricket wicketkeeper (8 Tests; 17 dismissals), dies at 83
  • Khalid bin Abdullah Al Saud, Saudi thoroughbred racing owner and breeder (Juddmonte Farms; Dancing Brave, Enable, Frankel, Arrogate), dies at 84
2021 in Sport