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Mary Reveley: Pioneering former racehorse trainer dies aged 76

Britain’s winning-most female trainer Mary Reveley has died aged 76. The pioneering former flat and jumps trainer, based in North Yorkshire, saddled more than 2,000 winners across her distinguished career. Reveley died of a suspected heart attack at her family’s ...

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Kempton Park racecourse: Man dies after stables injury

A man has died after being injured at Kempton Park racecourse in Surrey. Saturday’s fixture was abandoned with two races remaining when the man in his 50s was injured in the stable yard. Police were called to the Sunbury-on-Thames venue ...

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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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David 'Dandy' Nicholls: Former trainer dies aged 61

Recently retired racehorse trainer David ‘Dandy’ Nicholls has died aged 61. The former jockey took up training in 1992 and won a host of sprint races, both in the United Kingdom and France, becoming known as ‘the sprint king’. Among ...

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