Deaths in Sport in December 1970

  • Dec 1 Frank Smailes, cricketer (England pace bowler Test v India 1946), dies
  • Dec 26 Lillian Board, British athlete (b. 1948)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Dec 30 Sonny Liston, World heavyweight boxing champion (1962-64), dies at 38

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Sonny Liston
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Sonny Liston