Deaths in Sport in May 2014

  • May 6 Jimmy Ellis, American boxer & WBA heavyweight champion, dies from dementia at 74
  • May 9 Mel Patton, American sprinter, double Olympic champion, dies at 89
  • May 11 Reg Gasnier, Australian Hall of Fame rugby league player, dies at 74
  • May 19 Jack Brabham, Australian racing driver and triple Formula 1 world champion, dies at 88
  • May 20 Phil Sharpe, English cricketer, dies at 77