Deaths in Sport on August 1

  • 1916 Claude Newberry, South African cricket All-rounder (v England 1913-14), dies
  • 1918 John Riley Banister, American law officer and cowboy, dies at 64
  • 1929 Syd Gregory, cricketer (Australian captain pre-WWI), dies
  • 1932 Arnold Fothergill, cricketer (8 wickets in 2 Tests for Eng 1889), dies
  • 1980 Patrick Depailler, French Formula 1 driver (b. 1944)
  • 1992 Stanley Dudek, US platform diver (watershows), dies
  • 1993 Ewing Kaufman, founder/owner (KC Royals), dies of lung cancer at 76
  • 2001 Korey Stringer, American football player (b. 1974)
  • 2008 Ashok Mankad, Indian cricketer (son of Vinoo, batted for India 1969-78), dies at 61
  • 2010 Eric Tindill, New Zealand rugby and cricket international player and referee/umpire (b. 1910)