Deaths in Sport in January 1980

  • Jan 1 Frank Clifford Wykoff, sprinter (Olympic gold 28, 32, 36), dies at 70
  • Jan 3 Lucien Buysse, Belgian cyclist (b. 1892)
  • Jan 10 Bo Rein, American college football coach (b. 1945)
  • Jan 12 Hans Ebeling, cricketer (Vict stalwart, bowled for Aust 1934), dies
  • Jan 31 J P Duminy, cricket (30 runs at 5 & 1 wkt at 39 in 3 Test S Af), dies