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Geoff Wragg: Trainer of Derby winner Teenoso dies aged 87

Derby-winning trainer Geoff Wragg has died at the age of 87. Wragg saddled jockey Lester Piggott’s ninth winner of the Epsom Classic, Teenoso, in 1983. And he nearly caused a Derby shock 23 years later when his 66-1 shot Dragon ...

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Jan Brittin: England's leading female Test run scorer dies aged 58

Jan Brittin, England’s leading female Test run scorer, has died from cancer aged 58. Brittin scored 1,935 runs in 27 Test matches, making five centuries in a 19-year international career. She was part of England’s World Cup-winning squad in 1993 ...

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Jan Brittin: England's leading female Test run scorer dies aged 58

Jan Brittin, England’s leading female Test run scorer, has died from cancer aged 58. Brittin scored 1,935 runs in 27 Test matches, making five centuries in a 19-year international career. She was part of England’s World Cup-winning squad in 1993 ...

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Stephen Wooldridge: Australian Olympic champion dies aged 39

Australian cyclist Stephen Wooldridge, an Olympic and world champion, has died aged 39. Wooldridge won team pursuit gold at the 2004 Athens Olympics and four world titles between 2002 and 2006. He held a number of administrative roles in the ...

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William Buick: Jockey in hospital after Permian dies in Secretariat Stakes at Arlington

Jockey William Buick is in hospital after his mount Permian died in the Secretariat Stakes at Arlington in the USA. Buick was unseated as Dante Stakes and Royal Ascot winner Permian, trained by Mark Johnston, broke down after crossing the ...

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Haydock: Stalls handler dies after incident before race

A stalls handler has died after an incident at Haydock on Friday. Stephen Yarborough was flown to Whiston Hospital after being run over by the mobile starting stalls but later died, stalls operators RaceTech confirmed. The incident involving the stalls, ...

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Tommy Carberry: Grand National-winning trainer and jockey dies aged 75

Tommy Carberry, who won the Grand National as a trainer and jockey, has died aged 75. Carberry, the father of jockeys Paul, Nina and Philip, was one of jump racing’s great figures. He won successive Cheltenham Gold Cups on L’Escargot ...

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Mercy Rimell: Champion Hurdle-winning trainer dies aged 98

Mercy Rimell, the first woman to train a Champion Hurdle winner, has died aged 98. With her late husband Fred, Rimell saddled the winners of a record-equalling four Aintree Grand Nationals – ESB, Nicolaus Silver, Gay Trip and Rag Trade. ...

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Hein Verbruggen: Former UCI president dies at the age of 75

Hein Verbruggen, a former president of the International Cycling Union, has died at the age of 75. Verbruggen, who ran the UCI from 1991-2005, had been diagnosed with leukemia. “I’m sad to hear of the passing of Hein Verbruggen and ...

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Cheick Tiote: Former Newcastle United midfielder dies after collapsing in training

Media playback is not supported on this device Former Newcastle United midfielder Cheick Tiote has died aged 30 after collapsing during training in China. In his seven years at United the Ivory Coast player made over 150 appearances, including three ...

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