Category : Sports

Israeli journalist and sports administrator was born on Noah Klieger July 31, 1926 and died on December 13, 2018. Noah Klieger is a Holocaust survivor from concentration camps Auschwitz and Ravensbruck, covered trials of Nazi criminals after the end of World War II, and later worked as a sports journalist in Israel. Klieger also was ..

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Māori rugby union player, school principal, and civil servant Edward Te Rangihiwinui “Hiwi” Tauroa was born in 1927, in Okaiawa, near Hawera in Taranaki and died on December 11, 2018. He was of Ngāpuhi descent, was born the son of a Methodist minister. Hiwi Tauroa’s parents moved around a lot, which led to him starting ..

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Pakistani female cricketer Sharmeen Said Khan was born on April 1, 1972, and died on December 13, 2018. Herself and her sister Shaiza were pioneers for the Pakistan women’s cricket team. Sharmeen Khan attending school in England and watching the 1993 World Cup final, the siblings were inspired to create their own team. During 1997, ..

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Iranian football player Iraj Danaeifard was born on March 11, 1951, and died on December 12, 2018. Danaeifard played most of his career for Taj (currently Esteghlal) and also Iran national football team. He became involved in football very early. Danaeifard’s father, Ali Danaeifard was one of the founders of Taj SC football club. Danaeifard ..

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Australian cricketer Colin Ernest John Guest was born on October 7, 1937, and died on December 8, 2018. Guest was a player in the Third Test at Sydney in the 1962–63 Ashes series. Guest was a fast-medium bowler, he played first-class cricket for Victoria from 1958–59 to 1963–64 and for Western Australia in 1966–67. As ..

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American football player Roderick Earl Jones was born on March 3, 1964, and died on December 8, 2018. Rod Jones was a professional American football tight end for three seasons for the Kansas City Chiefs and the Seattle Seahawks in the National Football League. In college, he played football at the University of Washington and ..

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Italian art critic, curator and art historian Enrico Crispolti was born on April 18, 1933, and died on December 8, 2018. Enrico Crispolti was professor of history of contemporary art at the Università degli Studi di Siena From 1984 to 2005, and director of the school of specialization in art history. Previously, Crispolti taught at ..

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American basketball player Eric Walfred Anderson was born on May 26, 1970, in Chicago, Illinois and died on December 9, 2018. Eric Anderson was best known for his college career at Indiana University and played two seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for the New York Knicks. He was a forward who stood at ..

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Tim Stockdale was born on August 12, 1964, and died on November 14, 2018 at the age of 54 after a short illness, suffering from stomach cancer. He is survived by his wife, Laura, and their sons, Joseph and Mark. Tim was an English equestrian who competed in the sport of show jumping. He competed ..

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Bujor Hălmageanu was born on February 14, 1941 in Timișoara, Romania, and died on November 23, 2018. He was a Romanian retired association football defender and manager. Bujor competed for his country at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics, where Romania reached the quart..

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