Deaths in Sport on July 16

  • 1931 Charles Studd, cricketer (5 Tests for England 1882-83), dies
  • 1956 Brian Norton, South African tennis player (Wimbledon runner-up 1921), dies at 56
  • 1992 "Gorgeous" George, [Arena], wrestler, dies at 84
  • 1992 Buck Buchanan, NFL defensive lineman (KC Chiefs), dies at 51
  • 1992 Johnny Martin, cricketer (NSW & Australian chinaman bowler), dies
  • 1994 Madzy Rollin Couquerque, tennis star/international hockey, dies at 91
  • 1995 Juan Manuel Fangio, Argentine auto racer (World F1 champion 1951, 1954-57), dies of kidney failure at 84
  • 2011 Forrest Blue, American football player (b. 1944)
  • 2013 Torbjorn Falkanger, Norwegian ski jumper who took the Olympic oath in 1952, dies at 85
  • 2016 Nate Thurmond, American Basketball Hall of Fame forward (7-time NBA All Star), dies of leukemia at 74
  • 2018 Manuel Ycaza, Panamanian jockey (Racing Hall of Fame), dies of pneumonia at 80