2007 The Year that was: Sport

March 19 – Bob Woolmer, 58, Pakistan’s national cricket team coach, found dead in Kingston, Jamaica.
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May 20 – Norman Von Nida, 93, who won more than 80 golf titles worldwide including three Australian Open titles, in Gold Coast, Australia. Sept. 15 – Colin McRae, 39, a former World Rally champion, killed in a helicopter crash near Lanark, Scotland.

Sept 24 – “It’s long enough, it’s high enough and it’s straight between the posts,” was the catchcry of rugby league player and commentator Frank Hyde, 91.

Oct 1 – Chris Mainwaring, 41, who won two AFL premierships with the West Coast Eagles.

Oct. 1 – Al Oerter, 71, the discus great who won gold medals in four straight Olympics in the 1950s and ’60s, of heart failure near Fort Myers Beach, Florida

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