Deaths in Sport in October 1996

  • Oct 4 Silvio Piola, footballer, dies at 83
  • Oct 11 Keith Boyce, cricketer (West Indies all-rounder 1969-76), dies of chronic cirrhosis of the liver at 53
  • Oct 12 Jack Robertson, cricketer (Midsex & Eng open bat 11 Tests), dies at 79
  • Oct 13 RenĂ© Lacoste [the Crocodile], French tennis player (7 grand slam titles) and businessman, dies at 92