Deaths in Sport in August 1976

  • Aug 10 Bert Oldfield, cricketer (54 Tests, 52 stumpings), dies
  • Aug 19 Ken Wadsworth, cricketer (Exciting NZ keeper), dies of cancer at 29
  • Aug 21 Ken James, cricketer (kept wicket for NZ in 11 Tests), dies
  • Aug 25 Perc Hornibrook, cricketer (6 Tests 1928-30, 17 wickets), dies