Deaths in Sport on June 14

  • 1907 Bob McLeod, cricketer (bro of Charlie, 6 Tests for Aus 1891-93), dies
  • 1927 Ottavio Bottecchia, Italian cyclist (the first Italian winner of the Tour de France), dies at 32

Eddie EaganEddie Eagan (1897-1967)

American boxer (Olympic gold light heavyweight 1920) and bobsledder (Olympic gold 4-man 1932), dies of a heart attack at 69

  • 1987 Les Favell, cricketer (757 runs for Australia), dies
  • 1988 Johnny Farrell, American golfer (US Open 1928), dies of a stroke at 87
  • 1999 Bernie Faloney, professional football player (b. 1932)
  • 2014 Rodney Thomas, American NFL running back, dies at 41
  • 2020 Aarón Padilla Gutiérrez, Mexican soccer striker (55 caps; Pumas, Atlante, Veracruz), dies at 77
  • 2020 Noel Kelly, Australian rugby league hooker (25 Tests; Queensland, NSW, Western Suburbs) and coach (Western Suburbs, North Sydney), dies from a stroke at 84
  • 2021 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
  • 2022 Bill Ashurst, English rugby league second rower (3 Tests GB; Wigan, Penrith RLFC, Wakefield Trinity), dies at 74
  • 2022 Davie Wilson, Scottish soccer forward (22 caps; Rangers, Dundee United) and manager (Dumbarton), dies at 83
  • 2022 Gene Kenney, American soccer coach (Michigan State Spartans 1956-69; NCAA C'ship 1967, 68), dies at 94