Deaths in Sport on February 10

  • 1913 Konstantinos Tsiklitiras, Greek athlete (Olympic gold standing long jump, bronze high jump 1912, 2 x silver 1908), dies from meningitis at 24
  • 1948 Ewart Astill, England cricket all-rounder (9 Tests, Leicestershire), dies at 59
  • 1982 K R Meher-Homji, cricket wk (Test as Indian, catch no stumped), dies
  • 1982 Khershed Meherhomji, Indian cricketer (Indian wicket-keeper 1936), dies at 70
  • 1985 Johnny Mokan, baseball player (b. 1895)
  • 1989 Dan Kelly, NHL sportscaster, dies at 52, "He shoots, he scores!"
  • 1993 Rip Repulski, American baseball outfielder (MLB All Star 1956; World Series 1959), dies at 64
  • 2006 Dick Harmon, American golf instructor (Fred Couples, Jay Haas, Craig Stadler, Lanny Wadkins, Steve Elkington), dies from pneumonia at 58
  • 2009 Jeremy Lusk, American freestyle motocross racer (b. 1984)
  • 2010 Carl Braun, American basketball player (NY Knicks), dies at 82
  • 2010 Fred Schaus, American basketball coach and executive (b. 1925)
  • 2011 Trevor Bailey, English cricket all-rounder, writer and broadcaster (61 Tests, 1 x 100, 10 x 50, HS 134no, 132 wickets; BBC), dies in a fire in his retirement flat at 87
  • 2012 Adolfo Schwelm Cruz, Argentine racing driver, dies at 88
  • 2012 Geoffrey Cornish, Canadian golf course architect, dies at 97

Mike IlitchMike Ilitch (1929-2017)

American businessman (founded Little Caesars Pizza, owner Detroit Red Wings, Tigers), dies at 87

  • 2018 Bevan Congdon, New Zealand cricket all-rounder and captain (61 Tests; 3448 runs @ 32.22, 7 x 100; 59 wickets), dies at 79
  • 2020 Waqar Hasan, Pakistani cricket batsman (21 Tests, top score 189; member Pakistan's inaugural Test squad), dies at 87
  • 2021 Pachín, Spanish soccer defender (8 caps; Real Madrid) and manager (Osasuna, Levante, Granada), dies at 82
  • 2022 Nikolai Manoshin, Russian soccer midfielder (8 caps; FC Torpedo Moscow, CSKA Moscow) and manager (Somalia, Yemen, Mali), dies at 83
  • 2022 Olsen Filipaina, New Zealand rugby league five eighth (28 Tests; Auckland RL, Balmain RLFC, Eastern Suburbs RLFC, North Sydney DRLFC), dies from kidney failure at 64
  • 2022 Stefan Żywotko, Polish soccer coach (JS Kabylie; 7 x Algerian league titles, African Cup Of Champions 1981, 90; Algerian Cup 1986), dies at 102