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Masterchef contestant dies in London Marathon

A MasterChef semi-finalist has died after collapsing during the London Marathon, it has been confirmed. Matt Campbell, 29, collapsed at the 22.5 mile mark and died later in hospital. He appeared on the BBC’s MasterChef: The Professionals in December 2017, ...

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Our Duke: 2017 Irish Grand National winner dies after heart attack

Last year’s Irish Grand National winner Our Duke has died of a heart attack aged eight, his trainer Jessica Harrington has confirmed. The horse won six races in his career but was pulled up when second favourite in last month’s ...

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Paris-Roubaix: Michael Goolaerts dies after crash

Belgian cyclist Michael Goolaerts has died aged 23 after a crash in Paris-Roubaix. The Veranda’s Willems-Crelan rider suffered cardiac arrest after falling on the second set of cobbles in the one-day classic in northern France. He was airlifted to hospital ...

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Police officer dies in Bilbao v Spartak clashes

A police officer has died in Spain after violent clashes erupted between rival fans before Athletic Bilbao’s home Europa League match against Spartak Moscow at San Mames. The officer from the Ertzaintza – the Basque Country’s police force – suffered ...

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Former racehorse trainer and Grand National winner Barons dies aged 81

Former trainer David Barons, who saddled the 1991 Grand National winner Seagram, has died at the age of 81. Seagram was one of a string of top horses he imported from New Zealand. He also enjoyed back-to-back wins in the ...

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Former racehorse trainer and Grand National winner Barons dies aged 81

Former trainer David Barons, who saddled the 1991 Grand National winner Seagram, has died at the age of 81. Seagram was one of a string of top horses he imported from New Zealand. He also enjoyed back-to-back wins in the ...

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Jarrod Bannister: Commonwealth Games javelin gold medallist dies

Former Commonwealth Games gold medallist Jarrod Bannister has died aged 33, Athletics Australia has confirmed. The javelin thrower, a two-time Olympian, had been living and training in the Netherlands. Australian media outlets reported there were believed to be no suspicious ...

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Jarrod Bannister: Commonwealth Games javelin gold medallist dies

Former Commonwealth Games gold medallist Jarrod Bannister has died aged 33, Athletics Australia has confirmed. The javelin thrower, a two-time Olympian, had been living and training in the Netherlands. Australian media outlets reported there were believed to be no suspicious ...

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Jarrod Bannister: Commonwealth Games javelin gold medallist dies

Former Commonwealth Games gold medallist Jarrod Bannister has died aged 33, Athletics Australia has confirmed. The javelin thrower, a two-time Olympian, had been living and training in the Netherlands. Australian media outlets reported there were believed to be no suspicious ...

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Malcolm Jefferson: Cheltenham Festival winning trainer dies aged 71

Cheltenham Festival-winning trainer Malcolm Jefferson has died aged 71 after a long illness. His daughter Ruth has taken over the training licence at the family’s stables in Malton, North Yorkshire. Jefferson was the first British trainer to win the Champion ...

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