Hiroto Muraoka was born on September 19, 1931, in Tokyo and died on March 13, 2017. He was a Japanese football player. He played for Japan national team. Hiroto played for Japan national team in 1954. When he retired, Hiroto became a journalist for Kyodo News. Hiroto died of a heart failure in Kodaira, Tokyo. ..
Arleene Johnson was born on January 1, 1924, in Ogema, Saskatchewan and died on March 14, 2017. She was a Canadian infielder. She played from 1945 through 1948 in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League (AAGPBL). She stood at 5 feet 4 inches, 137 lb., she batted and threw right-handed. Johnson was one of the ..
William Clay Matthews Sr. was born on August 1, 1928 and died on March 23, 2017. He was a former American football offensive tackle and patriarch of a family of professional players. He played for four seasons with the San Francisco 49ers of the NFL, the first in 1950. Matthews’ career was interrupted by the ..
Meir Einstein was born on October 21, 1951, in Herzliya, Israel and died on March 23, 2017. He was a prominent Israeli sports broadcaster. Einstein died in his home after struggling with an unknown illness. He began his career as a news anchor at Kol Yisrael. Later started to broadcast sports events in all areas ..
Barbara Christina Elisabeth Helsingius-Koski (née Helsingius) was born on September 27, 1937, and died on March 9, 2017. She was a Swedish-speaking Finnish singer, poet, and Olympic fencer. Barbara took part at the 1960 Summer Olympics. She was trained as a gym teacher, she took her masters in pedagogy at Stanford University (1963). Barbara Helsingius ..
Kasugafuji Akihiro was born Shoki Iwanaga on February 20, 1966, and died on March 9, 2017. He was a Japanese sumo wrestler and coach from Oshika, Miyagi. He was an active wrestler in professional sumo from 1981 until 1996, reaching a highest rank of maegashira 1. When he retired, Iwanaga re-established the Kasugayama stable in ..
Nikolay (or Nikolai) Nikolaev Minev was born on November 8, 1931, and died on March 10, 2017. He was a Bulgarian chess International Master (IM) and noted chess author. He was born on 8 November 1931, in Rousse, Bulgaria. Minev was awarded the IM title by FIDE in 1960. Nikolay was the champion of Bulgaria ..
Luigi Mannelli was born on February 21, 1939, in Naples and died on March 14, 2017. He was an Italian water polo player. Luigi competed in the 1956 Summer Olympics and in the 1960 Summer Olympics. During 1956, Mannelli was a member of the Italian water polo team which finished fourth in the Olympic tournament. ..
Sergei Nailevich Gimayev was born on January 1, 1955 and died on March 18, 2017. He was a Soviet professional ice hockey player. Gimayav played ten seasons (1976–86) in the Soviet Championship League with HC CSKA Moscow and Leningrad SKA. Following the end of his career as a player, Gimayev worked as a TV sports ..
Ashwin Sundar was born on July 27, 1985, at Chennai, Tamil Nadu and died on March 18, 2017. He was a race driver from India. Most active during 2005 till recent years winning several national titles in Go-Kart, Single Seater Formula Cars, Two Wheelers and Saloon cars. Ashwin Sundar passed away at 31 ..