USA Baseball Mourns the Passing of Robert “Ish” Smith

Gian Franco Kasper, 77, Former FIS President and IOC Member

(ATR) Kasper served as FIS president from 1998 until last month, when Johan Eliasch was elected.

Death of IOC Honorary Member Fernando F. Lima Bello

Obituary from Mongolia NOC

Toshihiko Koga, 53, Olympic and World Judo Champion

(ATR) The Japanese judo legend was found dead at his home following a long battle with cancer.

Lightning Kills Aspiring Olympian Surfer in El Salvador

(ATR) Katherine Diaz, 22, was preparing for the World Surfing Games in May and a last shot at a Tokyo 2020 place.

#ICYMI: Tempers Flare Over German Olympic Bid, Cuban Boxer Wins Gold for Bulgaria

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Mike Pearl, 77, Olympics Producer

Among his jobs at five networks, Pearl was coordinating producer for CBS at Albertville 1992 and Lillehammer 1994.

Alfredo Quintana, 32, Star Handball Player

Quintana dies following a heart attack on Monday during training with his Portuguese club FC Porto.

#ICYMI: U.S. Athlete Aims For Gender Equality

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Schwarzenegger Exalts Late Olympic Champion Yuri Vlasov

Weightlifter who set more than 30 world records and won gold at Rome 1960, dies in Moscow at the age of 85.

ICF mourns passing of Brazilian board member Joao Tomasini Schwertner

Tommy Lasorda, 93, Olympic Baseball Champion

(ATR) Lasorda managed the USA to an historic victory over Cuba at the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games.

Walther Troeger, 91, Honorary IOC Member

(ATR) For decades, he was considered one of the most influential German sports officials. 

AIBA President expressed condolences on passing away of Terry Smith

Kevin Roberts, 61, Conference Moderator and Journalist - Conferences & Conventions

(ATR) Roberts founded SportBusiness and became known for moderating conferences worldwide.

Olympic Champion Ernesto Canto, 61

(ATR) The Mexican is the third great race walker to die in 2020 together with Jordi Llopart and Hartwig Gauder.


Pilar de Borbon, 83

(ATR) IOC member, equestrian president, sister of the King of Spain…

ICYMI: High-Speed Connection for Beijing 2022; Women Shape New IOC in Asia

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David Stern, 77, Former NBA Commissioner

(ATR) During his 30-year tenure, Stern grew the league and basketball to a global level.

Olympic Pole Vault Champion Don Bragg, 83

(ATR) Bragg used an aluminum pole to set an Olympic record at the 1960 Summer Games in Rome.

Kazakhstan Mourns the Loss of Denis Ten

(ATR) From Korea to Almaty, a country remembers a man who was so much more than an athlete.

Denis Ten, Olympic Figure Skating Medalist, 25

(ATR) Kazakh figure skater and "superstar" of Almaty Olympic bid dies after being stabbed on the city's streets.

Hans Gunter Winkler, German Giant of Equestrian Sport, 91

(ATR) Winkler is the only equestrian Olympian to win medals at six Games.

Brazilian Sport Leader Andre Richer, 90

(ATR) Richer was once president of the Brazil Olympic Committee, a leading figure in Brazil football.

Mel Rosen, 90, Legendary Athletics Coach

(ATR) Rosen, who led USA men's team at Barcelona 1992, coached at Auburn University for 36 years.

George Killian, 93, Ex-IOC Member, FISU Chief

(ATR) Brooklyn-born Killian rose from grass roots sport to the IOC, FIBA and FISU.

Hector Cardona: CACSO President, 81

(ATR) CACSO president Héctor Cardona died in the early hours of June 16 at 81 years old, a victim of liver cancer.

World Rugby mourns passing of Jean-Luc Barthes

It is with great sadness that we learned Rugby Services Manager for Africa, Jean-Luc Barthes has passed away.