Deaths in Sport on January 27

  • 1970 Probir Sen, cricket (20 catch & 11 stumpings, 14 Tests for Ind), dies
  • 1996 Tommy Mitchell, cricket (Derbyshire leg-spin, 5 Tests for Eng), dies
  • 2000 Mae Faggs Starr, American athlete, 4x100m runner (Olympic gold 1952), dies at 67
  • 2007 Yang Chuan-kwang, Taiwanese athlete (b. 1933)
  • 2007 Chuan-Kwang Yang, Taiwanese decathlete (Olympic silver 1960), dies at 73