Deaths in Sport on November 26

  • 1918 Charlie McLeod, cricketer (all-rounder for Australia 1894-1905), dies
  • 1920 Howard Taylor, American tennis player (US National C'ships doubles 1879; singles 1884, 86, 87, 88 runner-up), dies at 55
  • 1954 Bill Doak, American baseball pitcher (NL ERA leader 1914, 21; St. Louis Cardinals), dies at 63
  • 1960 Helen Hellwig, American tennis player (US Nat C'ship 1894), dies at 86
  • 1981 Max Euwe, Dutch World Chess Champion (1935-37), dies at 80
  • 1988 Bent Peter Rasch, Danish canoeist (Olympic gold C-2 1000m 1952), dies at 54
  • 1991 Bob Johnson, collegiate and NHL ice hockey coach (University of Wisconsin Badgers, 1966-82; US Olympic team, 1976; Calgary Flames, 1982-87; Pittsburgh Penguins, 1990-91), dies of brain cancer at 60
  • 2006 Graham Roope, Englishcricketer (England batsman in 21 Tests 1972-78), dies at 60
  • 2006 Isaac Gálvez, Spanish procyclist (b. 1975)
  • 2007 Herb McKenley, Jamaican athlete (Olympic gold 4 x 400m relay 1952; 3 x silver 1948, 52), dies at 85
  • 2020 Dimitar Largov, Bulgarian soccer midfielder (20 caps; Slavia Sofia 220 games), dies at 84
  • 2021 Aleksandr Timoshinin, Russian rower (Olympic gold Soviet Union double sculls 1968, 72), dies at 73
  • 2021 Doug Cowie, Scottish soccer defender (20 caps; Dundee FC 341 games), dies at 95
  • 2022 Brian Hogan, English rugby league forward (5 Tests; St. Helens, Wigan, Bradford Northern, Widnes), dies at 74
  • 2022 Charles Wolf, American basketball coach (Cincinnati Royals 1960-63, Detroit Pistons 1963-64), dies at 96
  • 2022 David Murray, West Indian cricket wicket-keeper (19 Tests, 3 x 50, 62 dismissals; Barbados), dies at 72
  • 2022 Doddie Weir, Scottish rugby union lock (61 Tests; Newcastle Falcons RFC, Border Reivers RFC), dies from motor neurone disease at 52