Sports Stars Who Died in 2021 (Part 2)

Deaths 201 - 400 of 439

  • Jun 7 Jim Fassel, American football coach (University of Utah 1985–89; New York Giants 1997-2003), dies from a heart attack at 71
  • Jun 7 John McDonnell, American track, cross country coach (University of Arkansas 1972–2008; 40 x NCAA C'ships; 8 x NCAA Triple Crown; 30 x NCAA coach of the year), dies at 82
  • Jun 7 Tim Pickup, Australian rugby league five eighth (11 Tests; North Sydney, Canterbury), RL executive (Adelaide Rams) and boxing manager (Jeff Harding), dies from dementia at 72
  • Jun 7 Yoo Sang-chul, South Korean soccer midfielder (124 caps; 2002 FIFA World Cup All-Star Team; Ulsan Hyundai), dies from pancreatic cancer at 49
  • Jun 8 John Angus, English soccer defender (1 cap; Burnley 439 games), dies at 82
  • Jun 10 Neno, Portuguese soccer goalkeeper (9 caps; Vitória de Guimarães, Benfica), dies from a heart attack at 59
  • Jun 11 Hessley Hempstead, American NFL guard, 1995-88 (Detroit Lions), dies of a heart attack at 49
  • Jun 12 Anatoly Chukanov, Russian cyclist (Olympic gold Soviet Union team time trial 1976; UCI Road World C'ships gold 1977), dies at 67
  • Jun 12 Igor Zhelezovski, Belarusian speed skater (record 6 x World Sprint Champion; Olympic silver 1994; bronze 1988), dies from COVID-19 at 57
  • Jun 12 Jim "Mudcat" Grant, American baseball pitcher (MLB All-Star 1963, 65; Cleveland Indians, Minnesota Twins, and 5 other teams), singer, and writer (Black Aces), dies at 85 [1]
  • Jun 14 Markis Kido, Indonesian badminton player (Olympic gold men's doubles 2008 [with Hendra Setiawan]; World C'ships gold 2007; World Cup gold 2006), dies from a heart attack at 36
  • Jun 15 Jim Phelan, American college basketball coach (Mount Saint Mary's University 1954–2003), dies at 92
  • Jun 18 Giampiero Boniperti, Italian soccer striker (38 caps; Juventus 443 games), executive (chairman Juventus) and politician (deputy in European Parliament), dies from heart failure at 92
  • Jun 20 Luis del Sol, Spanish soccer midfielder (16 caps; Betis, Real Madrid, Juventus, Roma) and manager (Betis), dies at 86
  • Jun 21 Tom Kurvers, American ice hockey defenseman (Hobey Baker Award 1984; Stanley Cup 1986 Montreal Canadiens), dies from adenocarcinoma at 58
  • Jun 22 René Robert, Canadian ice hockey winger (NHL All Star 1972-73, 74-75; Buffalo Sabres 1st 100 point player 1974-75), dies after a heart attack at 72
  • Jun 23 Eldon Danenhauer, American football offensive tackle (AFL All Star 1962, 65; Denver Broncos 1960-65), dies at 85
  • Jun 24 Eleazar Soria, Peruvian soccer defender (29 caps, Copa America 1975; Universitario, Independiente, Sporting Cristal), dies at 73
  • Jun 24 Ludwig Müller, German soccer defender (6 caps; FC Nürnberg, Borussia Mönchengladbach, Hertha BSC), dies at 79
  • Jun 25 Jack Ingram, American auto racer (NASCAR Busch Series champion 1982, 85), dies at 84
  • Jun 25 Marcos Ferrufino, Bolivian soccer defender (9 caps; Bolívar 252 games) and manager (San José, Real Potosí), dies from COVID-19 at 58
  • Jun 26 Marcelo Campo, Argentine rugby union winger (20 Tests Argentina, 6 South America; Pueyrredón SC), dies from a heart attack at 63
  • Jun 28 Jock Aird, Scottish soccer defender (4 caps Scotland, 2 New Zealand; Burnley), dies at 94
  • Jun 28 Sergio Victor Palma, Argentine boxer (WBA Super Bantamweight champion 1980-82), dies from COVID-19 at 65
  • Jun 29 Goolam Rajah, South African cricket administrator (manager RSA national team 1991-2011), dies from COVID-19 at 74
  • Jun 29 Yitzhak "Vicky" Peretz, Israeli soccer striker (40 caps; Maccabi Tel Aviv, Strasbourg, Rennes), dies at 68
  • Jun 30 Inge Danielsson, Swedish soccer midfielder (17 caps; Ifö/Bromölla IF, Helsingborgs IF, AFC Ajax, IFK Norrköping), dies at 80
  • Jun 30 Janet Moreau Stone, American athlete (Olympic gold 4x100m relay 1952), dies at 93
  • Jul 1 Marcel Puget, French rugby union halfback and captain (17 Tests; CA Brive, Stade Toulousain, Stade Rodez Aveyron), dies from Alzheimer's disease at 80
  • Jul 2 Lehlo Ledwaba, South African boxer (IBF super bantamweight title 1999-2001), dies from COVID-19 at 49
  • Jul 3 Ted Nash, American rower (Olympic gold coxless four 1960), dies at 88
  • Jul 4 Dicky Moegle, American College Football Hall of Fame halfback (All-American 1954, Rice; Pro Bowl 1955, SF 49ers), dies at 86
  • Jul 4 Eddie Payne, American college basketball coach (USC Upstate, Oregon State Uni, Greensboro College), dies from a stroke at 69
  • Jul 4 Terry Donahue, American College Football Hall of Fame coach (head coach UCLA 1976-96, record 151–74–8; Pac-10 Coach of the Year 1985, 93), dies from cancer at 77
  • Jul 5 Gillian Sheen, British fencer (Olympic gold individual foil 1956), dies at 92
  • Jul 9 Paul Mariner, English soccer striker (35 caps; Plymouth Argyle, Ipswich Town, Arsenal, Portsmouth) and coach (Plymouth Argyle, Toronto FC), dies from brain cancer at 68
  • Jul 10 Jimmy Gabriel, Scottish soccer midfielder (2 caps; Everton, Southampton) and coach (Seattle Sounders; SJ Earthquakes, Seattle Storm, Everton), dies from Alzheimer's disease at 80
  • Jul 11 Charlie Gallagher, Scottish soccer inside forward (2 caps Republic of Ireland; Celtic, Dumbarton), dies at 80
  • Jul 12 John L. Rotz, American thoroughbred jockey (Preakness Stakes 1962; Belmont Stakes 1970; Racing Hall of Fame 1983), dies at 86
  • Jul 13 Shirley Fry, American tennis player (French Open 1951; Wimbledon, US Open 1956; Australian Open 1957; 11 x Grand Slam doubles titles; world #1 1956), dies at 94
  • Jul 13 Yashpal Sharma, Indian cricket batsman (37 Tests; 2 x 100s; 42 ODIs), dies from a heart attack at 66
  • Jul 15 Andy Fordham, English darts player (BDO World Champion 2004), dies from organ failure at 59
  • Jul 15 Dennis Murphy, American sports entrepreneur (co-founder American Basketball Ass'n, World Hockey Ass'n, original World Team Tennis, Roller Hockey International), dies at 94
  • Jul 18 John Woodcock, English cricket journalist ('The Times' 1954-88; Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1981-86; President Cricket Writers' Club 1986-2004), dies at 94
  • Jul 22 Jean-Pierre Jaussaud, French auto racer (24 Hours of Le Mans 1978, 80), dies from a heart attack at 84
  • Jul 23 Tito Lupini, Italian rugby union prop (11 Tests; Rovigo) and coach (Rovigo), dies from COVID-19 at 65
  • Jul 26 Ally Dawson, Scottish soccer defender (5 caps; Glasgow Rangers) and manager (Hamilton Academical), dies at 63
  • Jul 26 Ivan Toplak, Serbian soccer striker (1 cap; Red Star Belgrade) and manager (Red Star Belgrade, San Jose Earthquakes, Yugoslavia), dies at 89
  • Jul 27 Mike Hendrick, English cricket fast bowler (30 Tests, 87 wickets; 22 ODIs; Derbyshire CCC), dies from bowel cancer at 72
  • Jul 27 Pete George, American weightlifter (Olympic gold/2 silver-48, 52), dies at 92
  • Jul 31 Terry Cooper, English soccer defender (20 caps; Leeds, Middlesborough) and manager (Bristol City, Birmingham City), dies at 77
  • Aug 1 David A. Gall, Canadian thoroughbred Hall of Fame jockey (US Champion Jockey by wins 1979, 81; first to ride 8 winners on single US race card), dies at 79
  • Aug 1 Ian Thomson, English cricket fast bowler (5 Tests, 9 wickets; Sussex CCC), dies at 92
  • Aug 2 Ged Dunn, English rugby league winger (8 Tests; Hull KIngston Rovers 301 games), dies at 74
  • Aug 2 June Daugherty, American women's college basketball coach (Boise State Uni, Uni of Washington, Washington State University), dies from heart issues at 64
  • Aug 3 Jocelyne Bourassa, Canadian golfer (LPGA Rookie of the Year 1972; Canadian Open 1973), dies at 74
  • Aug 4 Graham McRae, New Zealand auto racer (Tasman Formula 5000 Series 1971, 72, 73; L&M Continental 5000 C'ship 1972), dies at 81
  • Aug 4 J.R. Richard, American baseball pitcher (MLB All Star 1980; NL ERA leader 1979; NL strikeout leader 1978, 79; Houston Astros), dies at 71 [1]
  • Aug 5 Terry Davies, Welsh rugby union full back (21 Tests Wales, 2 British & Irish Lions; Swansea RFC, Llanelli RFC), dies at 88
  • Aug 7 Mike De Palmer, American tennis player and coach (Boris Becker), dies at 59
  • Aug 8 Bobby Bowden, American College Football Hall of Fame coach (Florida State 1976-2009; National C'ship 1993, 99), dies of pancreatic cancer at 91
  • Aug 8 Cesare Salvadori, Italian fencer (Olympic gold sabre team 1972; silver 1964, 68), dies at 79
  • Aug 8 Ken Clark, Canadian football punter (CFL All Star 1977, 80, 82, 85; Hamilton Tiger-Cats; Saskatchewan Roughriders; Ottawa Rough Riders; NFL: LA Rams), dies at 73
  • Aug 9 Bob Jenkins, American television and radio sports announcer (IndyCar & NASCAR telecasts ESPN/ABC, NBC Sports), dies from brain cancer at 73
  • Aug 10 Tony Esposito, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame goaltender (6 x NHL All Star; Vezina Trophy 1970, 72, 74; Chicago Blackhawks), dies from pancreatic cancer at 78
  • Aug 11 Dick Huddart, English rugby league second rower (16 Tests Great Britain; St. Helens, St. George), dies at 85
  • Aug 12 Roger Harring, American College Football Hall of Fame coach (Uni of Wisconsin–La Crosse 1969–99, record 261–75–7), dies at 88
  • Aug 13 Charlie Johnson, American football defensive tackle (Pro Bowl 1979-81; All Pro 1980; Philadelphia Eagles, Minnesota Vikings), dies at 69
  • Aug 15 Gary Woollard, New Zealand rugby league five eighth (10 Tests; Wellington), dies at 79

Gerd MüllerGerd Müller (1945-2021)

Aug 15 German soccer striker (62 caps; FIFA World Cup 1974; Bayern Munich 453 games, 398 goals), dies from Alzheimer's disease at 75

  • Aug 15 Joe Walton, American football coach (New York Jets 1983-89; Robert Morris University), dies at 85
  • Aug 18 Robert Smith, American baseball administrator (President International Baseball Federation 1981-93; IOC Olympic Order), dies at 85
  • Aug 19 Bill Freehan, American baseball catcher (11 x All Star; World Series 1968; 5 x Gold Glove; Detroit Tigers), dies from dementia at 79
  • Aug 21 Floyd Reese, American football administrator (GM Houston Oilers/Tennessee Titans 1994-2006) and analyst (ESPN's NFL Live, ESPN.com), dies from cancer at 73
  • Aug 22 Alberto Bica, Uruguayan soccer right winger (9 caps; Racing, River Plate, Nacional Montevideo), dies from leukemia at 63
  • Aug 23 José Yudica, Argentine soccer forward (4 caps; Newell's Old Boys, Boca Juniors) and manager (Newell's Old Boys, Quilmes), dies at 85
  • Aug 24 Jerry Harkness, American College Basketball HOF point guard (Loyola [Illinois]; New York Knicks, Indiana Pacers), dies at 81
  • Aug 24 Wilfried van Moer, Belgian soccer midfielder (57 caps; Belgian Golden Shoe x 3; Beveren, Antwerp, Standard Liège), dies from a stroke at 76
  • Aug 25 Neal Brendel, American rugby union prop (6 Tests; Pittsburgh RC) and executive (Chairman USA Rugby 2002-05), dies from cancer at 66
  • Aug 25 Robin Miller, American motorsports journalist (Indianapolis Star, Autoweek, Car and Driver, ESPN, Speed, NBCSN), dies from leukemia at 71
  • Aug 25 Ted Dexter, English cricket all-rounder and captain (62 Tests, 4,502 runs @ 47.89, 9 x 100s, 66 wickets; Sussex), dies at 86
  • Aug 26 Vladimir Shadrin, Russian Hockey HOF centre (Olympic gold Soviet Union 1972, 76; 5 x World C'ship gold; HC Spartak Moscow, Oji Seishi), dies at 73
  • Aug 29 Jacques Rogge, Belgian sports administrator (8th President International Olympic Committee 2001-13), dies at 79
  • Aug 31 Francesco Morini, Italian soccer defender (11 caps; Sampdoria, Juventus), dies at 77
  • Sep 1 Jim Fuller, American college football coach and athletics administrator (coach 1977-83; AD 2003-08 Jacksonville State University), dies from COVID-19 at 76
  • Sep 1 Juan Rodríguez Vega, Chilean soccer defender (26 caps; Universidad de Chile, Atlético Español), dies at 77
  • Sep 2 David Patten, American football wide receiver (Super Bowl 2001, 04, 05; New England Patriots), dies in a road accident at 47
  • Sep 3 John Watkins, South African cricket all-rounder (15 Tests, 29 wickets, 3 x 50s; Natal), dies from COVID-19 at 98
  • Sep 4 Tunch Ilkin, American football offensive tackle (Pro Bowl 1988, 89; Pittsburgh Steelers) and broadcaster (Pittsburgh Steelers TV & radio 1998-2020), dies of ALS complications at 63
  • Sep 5 Ivan Patzaichin, Romanian canoeist (Olympic gold C-2 1000m 1968, 80, 84; C-1 1000m 1972; World C'ship gold x 8), dies from lung cancer at 71
  • Sep 6 Jean-Pierre Adams, French soccer centre-back (22 caps; Nîmes, Nice, Paris Saint-Germain), dies after 39 years in a coma at 73
  • Sep 9 Danilo Popivoda, Serbian soccer forward (20 caps Yugoslavia; Olimpija, Eintracht Braunschweig), dies at 74
  • Sep 9 Urbain Braems, Belgian soccer manager (Anderlecht, Beveren, Standard de Liège, Trabzonspor), dies at 87
  • Sep 11 Mick Tingelhoff, American Pro Football HOF center (6 × Pro Bowl; 5 × First-team All-Pro; Minnesota Vikings), dies at 81
  • Sep 12 Michel Maïque, French rugby league second rower (8 Tests; FC Lézignan) and politician (Mayor of Lézignan-Corbières 2014-20), dies from acute pancreatitis at 73
  • Sep 13 George Wein, American music promoter (Newport Jazz Festival; Newport Folk Festival; New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival), dies at 95
  • Sep 13 Ruly Carpenter, American baseball executive (principal owner and president Philadelphia Phillies 1972-81), dies at 81
  • Sep 14 Yuriy Sedykh, Russian field athlete (Olympic gold hammer throw 1976, 80 Soviet Union; WR 86.74m), dies at 66
  • Sep 15 Lou Angotti, Canadian ice hockey right wing (Chicago Black Hawks) and coach (St. Louis Blues, Pittsburgh Penguins), dies at 83
  • Sep 16 Boet van Dulmen, Dutch motorcycle racer (84 starts, 1 win, 4 podiums,1 pole; Finnish 500cc GP 1979), dies in a road accident at 73
  • Sep 16 Dušan Ivković, Serbian basketball point guard (Radnički Belgrade) and coach (Yugoslavia 1987-95; Serbia 2008-13; FIBA HOF), dies from pulmonary edema and herpes at 77
  • Sep 17 Roger Brown, College Football Hall of Fame defensive tackle (Maryland Eastern Shore; 6 x Pro-Bowl; Detroit Lions, LA Rams), dies at 84
  • Sep 18 Neil McCarthy, American college basketball coach (Weber State Uni 1974-85, New Mexico State Uni 1985-97), dies at 82
  • Sep 19 Jimmy Greaves, English soccer striker (57 caps; FIFA World Cup 1966; Chelsea, Tottenham) and journalist/broadcaster (The Sun, World of Sport, On the Ball), dies at 81
  • Sep 19 Max Wiltshire, Welsh rugby union lock (4 Tests; Aberavon RFC), dies at 83
  • Sep 20 Billy Maxwell, American golfer (US Amateur C'ship 1951; Ryder Cup 1963; 7 x PGA Tour wins), dies at 92
  • Sep 20 Jan Jindra, Czech rower (Olympic gold Coxed four 1952, bronze Eight 1960), dies at 89
  • Sep 21 Romano Fogli, Italian soccer midfielder (13 caps; Torino FC, Bologna FC 1909, A.C. Milan, Calcio Catania) and manager (Bologna FC), dies at 83
  • Sep 22 Orlando Martínez, Cuban boxer (Olympic gold bantamweight 1972), dies at 77
  • Sep 23 Nino Vaccarella, Italian auto racer (24 Hours of Le Mans 1964; 12 Hours of Sebring 1970), dies at 88
  • Sep 24 Emmanuel Agassi, Iranian boxer and tennis coach (father of Andre Agassi), dies at 90
  • Sep 24 Eugeniusz Faber, Polish soccer forward (36 caps; Ruch Chorzów, Lens), dies at 82
  • Sep 24 Waka Nathan, New Zealand rugby union flanker (14 Tests; Auckland RU), dies at 81
  • Sep 25 Len Ashurst, English soccer defender (Sunderland AFC 409 games) and manager (Cardiff City, Sunderland, Newport County), dies at 82
  • Sep 26 Syarhyey Hyerasimets, Belarusian soccer midfielder (25 caps; Shakhter Donetsk, Dinamo Minsk) and manager (Okzhetpes, Piter Saint Petersburg), dies at 55
  • Sep 27 Roger Hunt, English soccer forward (34 caps; FIFA World Cup 1966; Liverpool 404 games, 244 goals; Bolton Wanderers), dies at 83
  • Sep 28 B. Satyaji Rao, Indian cricket umpire (17 Tests 1960-79; 5 x Ranji Trophy finals), dies at 91
  • Sep 29 Glyn Moses, Welsh rugby league fullback (2 caps Wales. 9 Great Britain; Salford, St. Helens), dies at 93
  • Sep 29 Heiko Salzwedel, German cycling coach (est. Australian Institute of Sport Road Cycling/MTB program; German, Danish, British Cycling), dies at 64
  • Sep 30 José Pérez Francés, Spanish road racing cyclist (Tour de France 1963 overall 3rd), dies at 84
  • Oct 1 Earle Wells, New Zealand sailor (Olympic gold Flying Dutchman 1964), dies at 87
  • Oct 1 Fred Hill, English soccer forward (2 caps; Bolton Wanderers 375 games), dies at 81
  • Oct 3 Budge Patty, American tennis player (French C'ship, Wimbledon men's singles 1950), dies at 97
  • Oct 4 Eddie Robinson, American baseball first baseman (MLB All Star 1949, 51–53; Washington Sens, Chicago White Sox, Philadelphia A's) and executive (GM Texas Rangers, Atlanta Braves), dies at 100
  • Oct 4 Laurie Davidson, New Zealand yacht designer (Black Magic 1995; Team New Zealand 2000; America's Cup HOF 2007), dies at 94
  • Oct 9 Keitaro Hoshino, Japanese boxer (WBA minimumweight title 2000-01, 02), dies at 52
  • Oct 11 Olav Nilsen, Norwegian soccer striker/midfielder (62 caps; Viking FK), dies at 79
  • Oct 11 Tony DeMarco, American boxer (NBA, NYSAC, The Ring welterweight titles 1955), dies at 89
  • Oct 11 Trevor Hemmings, British businessman (Owner Preston North End FC; 3 x Grand National winners Hedgehunter [2005], Ballabriggs [2011], Many Clouds [2015]), dies at 86
  • Oct 12 Leon Black, American college basketball coach (Texas Longhorns men's team 1967-76), dies at 89
  • Oct 12 Raúl Coloma, Chilean soccer goalkeeper (13 caps; Ferrobádminton, Municipal Santiago, Ferroviaros), dies at 93
  • Oct 12 Renton Laidlaw, Scottish golf broadcaster and journalist (President Association of Golf Writers 1995-2015; BBC Radio), dies from COVID-19 at 82
  • Oct 13 Norm Provan, Australian rugby league second rower (14 Tests; St. George RLFC NSWRL Premiers 1956-66; 13th Immortal) and coach (St. George, Parramatta, Cronulla), dies at 89
  • Oct 13 Otis Armstrong, American College Football HOF running back (Purdue; All-Pro 1974; Pro Bowl 1974, 76; Denver Broncos), dies at 70
  • Oct 13 Ray Fosse, American baseball catcher (MLB All-Star, Gold Glove Award 1970, 71 Cleveland Indians; World Series Oakland A's 1973, 74) and broadcaster (Oakland A's NBC), dies of cancer at 74
  • Oct 15 Miguel de Oliveira, Brazilian boxer (WBC light middleweight champion 1975), dies from pancreatic cancer at 74
  • Oct 16 Leo Boivin, Canadian Hockey HOF defenceman (Boston Bruins, Toronto Maple Leafs) and coach (St. Louis Blues), dies at 89
  • Oct 16 Pat Studstill, American football wide receiver (Pro Bowl 1965, 66; NFL receiving yards leader, record 99-yard TD reception [tied] 1966; Detroit Lions, LA Rams), dies at 83
  • Oct 18 Bandula Warnapura, Sri Lankan cricket batsman (4 Tests; first SL Test captain; 12 ODIs; Bloomfield CC), dies at 68
  • Oct 19 Fred Goodall, New Zealand cricket umpire (24 Tests, 15 one-day internationals 1965-88), dies at 83
  • Oct 19 Pierre Kerkhoffs, Dutch soccer striker (5 caps; SC Enschede, PSV, Lausanne Sport), dies at 85
  • Oct 20 Dragan Pantelić, Serbian soccer goalkeeper (19 caps Yugoslavia; Radnički Niš, Bordeaux), dies at 69
  • Oct 21 Kathy Flores, American rugby union coach (United States women's team 2002-11; Brown University), dies at 66
  • Oct 25 Aleksandar Shalamanov, Bulgarian soccer defender (42 caps; PFC Slavia Sofia) and alpine skier (Winter Olympics 1960), dies at 80
  • Oct 26 Umberto Colombo, Italian soccer midfielder (3 caps; Juventus, Atalanta), dies at 88
  • Oct 26 Walter Smith, Scottish football manager (Rangers, Everton; Scotland 2004-07), dies at 73
  • Oct 27 Bernd Nickel, German soccer attacking midfielder (1 cap West Germany, 1972 Olympics; Eintracht Frankfurt 426 games, 141 goals), dies at 72
  • Oct 27 Bob Ferry, American basketball forward (St. Louis Hawks, Detroit Pistons, Baltimore Bullets) and executive (GM Washington Bullets; NBA Exec of the Year 1979, 82), dies at 84
  • Oct 27 Sandy Carmichael, Scottish rugby union prop (50 caps; British and Irish Lions 1971, 74; West of Scotland, Glasgow District), dies at 77
  • Oct 28 Dick Szymanski, American football center (Pro Bowl 1955, 62, 64; Baltimore Colts) and executive (GM Baltimore Colts 1977-82), dies at 89
  • Oct 29 Ashley Mallett, Australian cricket spin bowler (38 Tests, 132 wickets, best 8/59; South Australia), dies from cancer at 76
  • Oct 29 Mehdi Cerbah, Algerian soccer goalkeeper (57 caps; JS Kabylie), dies at 68
  • Oct 30 Alan Davidson, Australian cricket all-rounder (44 Tests, 1,328 runs @ 24.59, 186 wickets, best 7/93, 42 catches; NSW), dies at 92
  • Oct 30 Jerry Remy, American baseball infielder (MLB All Star 1978; California Angels, Boston Red Sox) and broadcaster (NESN), dies from lung cancer at 68
  • Oct 30 Pepi Bader, German bobsledder (World C'ship gold 2-man 1970; Olympic silver 1968, 72), dies at 80
  • Oct 31 Peter Philpott, Australian cricket spin bowler (8 Tests, 26 wickets, best 5/90; NSW CA), dies due to complications from a fall at 86
  • Nov 1 Alan Igglesden, English cricket fast bowler (3 Tests, 6 wickets; 4 ODIs; Kent CCC), dies from complications of a brain tumour at 57
  • Nov 2 Mohamed Soukhane, Algerian soccer defender (6 caps; Le Havre AC), dies at 90
  • Nov 2 Tom Matte, American football running back (Super Bowl 1971; Pro Bowl 1968, 69; NFL rushing TD leader 1969; Baltimore Colts), dies at 82
  • Nov 3 Warren Powers, American football running back (Oakland Raiders) and coach (Washington State University 1977, University of Missouri 1978-84), dies from Alzheimers at 80
  • Nov 5 Charlie Burns, Canadian ice hockey forward (world champion Whitby Dunlops 1958) and coach (Minnesota North Stars), dies at 85
  • Nov 5 Roger Zatkoff, American football linebacker (Pro Bowl 1954, 55, 56; First Team All Pro 1954, 55; Green Bay Packers), dies at 90
  • Nov 5 Ryszard Grzegorczyk, Polish soccer midfielder (23 caps; Polonia Bytom, RC Lens), dies at 82
  • Nov 6 Angelo Mosca, American football defensive tackle (CFL All Star 1963, 70 Hamilton Tiger-Cats) and pro wrestler, dies from Alzheimer's disease at 84
  • Nov 6 Pavol Molnár, Slovak soccer forward (20 caps Czechoslovakia; SK Slovan Bratislava, FK Inter Bratislava), dies at 85
  • Nov 6 Shawn Rhoden, Jamaican bodybuilder (Mr. Olympia 2018; IFBB British Grand Prix 2012), dies from a heart attack at 46
  • Nov 6 Tarak Sinha, Indian cricket coach (Indian Women's team 2001-02; Sonnet CC, Delhi; Aakash & Anjum Chopra, Rishabh Pant, Shikhar Dhawan), dies from lung cancer at 70
  • Nov 8 Cecilia Robinson, English cricket batsman (14 Tests, 2 x 100s; Kent WCT), dies at 97
  • Nov 8 Keith Bradshaw, Australian cricket administrator (Secretary & Chief Executive Marylebone Cricket Club; CEO South Australian Cricket), dies from multiple myeloma at 58
  • Nov 8 Rinus Bennaars, Dutch soccer midfielder (15 caps; Feyenoord Rotterdam), dies at 90
  • Nov 12 Aleksandr Lenyov, Russian soccer midfielder / defender (10 caps Soviet Union; Torpedo Moscow), dies at 77
  • Nov 12 Bob Bondurant, American auto racer (24 Hours of Le Mans GT +3.0 1964; Shelby American, Ferrari, Eagle teams), dies at 88
  • Nov 12 Paul Gludovatz, Austrian football manager (Austria U-20; SV Ried, TSV Hartberg, SV Eberau), dies from COVID-19 at 75
  • Nov 12 Ron Flowers, English soccer midfielder (49 caps; Wolverhampton Wanderers 467 games), dies at 87
  • Nov 12 Takeshi Koba, Japanese Baseball HOF infielder (Hiroshima Carp) and manager (Japan Series Champion 1979, 80, 84 Hiroshima Carp), dies at 85
  • Nov 13 Ernie Michie, Scottish rugby union lock (15 caps; 2 caps British & Irish Lions; Barbarians FC; London Scottish RUFC, Leicester Tigers RUFC), dies at 88
  • Nov 13 Sam Huff, American College / Pro Football Hall of Fame linebacker (5 x Pro Bowl; First-team All-Pro 1958, 59; NY Giants, Washington Redskins), dies from dementia complications at 87
  • Nov 14 Bertie Auld, Scottish soccer midfielder (3 caps; Celtic, Birmingham City) and manager (Partick Thistle, Hibernian, Hamilton Academical), dies from dementia complications at 83
  • Nov 14 Virginio Pizzali, Italian track cyclist (Olympic gold team pursuit 1956), dies at 86
  • Nov 15 Bengt Madsen, Swedish soccer administrator (chairman Malmö FF 1999-2009), dies from cancer at 79
  • Nov 15 Bobby Collins Jr., American college football coach (head coach University of Southern Mississippi; Southern Methodist University), dies at 88
  • Nov 18 Dzyanis Kowba, Belarusian soccer defensive midfielder (36 caps; PFC Krylia Sovetov Samara 247 games), dies from complications of COVID-19 at 42
  • Nov 18 Kim Suominen, Finnish soccer midfielder (39 caps; TPS, FF Jaro), dies at 52
  • Nov 19 Don Kojis, American basketball forward (NBA All-Star 1968, 69; Detroit Pistons, SD Rockets, Seattle SuperSonics), dies at 82
  • Nov 20 Ray McLoughlin, Irish rugby union prop (40 caps Ireland, 3 British & Irish Lions; Barbarians RFC, London Irish RFC), dies at 82
  • Nov 22 Doug Jones, American baseball relief pitcher (5 x MLB All Star; Milwaukee Brewers, Cleveland Indians, Houston Astros, Philadelphia Phillies), dies from COVID-19 at 64
  • Nov 23 Bill Virdon, American baseball outfielder, manager, coach (NL Rookie of the Year 1955; World Series 1960; Gold Glove 1962), dies at 90
  • Nov 24 Frank Burrows, Scottish soccer defender (Swindon Town 297 games) and manager (Portsmouth, Cardiff, Swansea), dies at 77
  • Nov 24 Guillermo Echevarría, Mexican swimmer (1,500m WR 16:28.1 1968), dies at 73
  • Nov 26 Aleksandr Timoshinin, Russian rower (Olympic gold Soviet Union double sculls 1968, 72), dies at 73
  • Nov 26 Doug Cowie, Scottish soccer defender (20 caps; Dundee FC 341 games), dies at 95
  • Nov 27 Curley Culp, American Pro Football HOF defensive tackle (6X Pro Bowl; First-team All-Pro 1975; NFL Defensive Player of the Year 1975; KC Chiefs, Houston Oilers), dies from pancreatic cancer at 75
  • Nov 28 François Moncla, French rugby union flanker (31 Tests; Racing 92, Section Paloise), dies at 89
  • Nov 28 Frank Williams, British businessman, racing team owner (Principal Williams Formula 1 team 1977-2020; 9 x F1 Constructors' C'ships, 7 x Drivers' C'ships), dies at 79
  • Nov 28 Lee Elder, American golfer (first African-American to play in the US Masters; 4 PGA Tour titles), dies at 87
  • Nov 29 LaMarr Hoyt, American baseball pitcher (AL Cy Young Award 1983; AL wins leader 1982-83; Chicago White Sox), dies from cancer at 66
  • Nov 30 Erwin Wilczek, Polish soccer midfielder, forward (16 caps; Górnik Zabrze), dies at 81
  • Nov 30 John Sillett, English soccer defender (Chelsea, Coventry City, Plymouth Argyle) and manager (Coventry City FA Cup 1987), dies at 85
  • Nov 30 Phil Dwyer, Welsh soccer defender (10 caps; Cardiff City 471 games), dies at 68
  • Nov 30 Ray Kennedy, English soccer midfielder, forward (17 caps; Arsenal, Liverpool), dies from Parkinson's disease at 70