Deaths in Sport in August 1981

  • Aug 14 Dudley Nourse, cricketer (34 Tests for South Africa, 2960 runs), dies
  • Aug 27 Valery Kharlamov, Soviet ice hockey player (b. 1948)
  • Aug 28 Béla Guttman, Hungarian footballer (b. 1900)
  • Aug 31 Victor Trumper Jr, cricketer (7 games for NSW, 74 runs 12 wkts), dies