March 1986 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • 2nd Mary Beth Zimmerman wins Uniden LPGA Golf Invitational

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7th Wayne Gretzky breaks own NHL season record with 136th assist

Ice Hockey Great Wayne Gretzky
Ice Hockey Great
Wayne Gretzky

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8th Martina Navratilova is 1st tennis player to earn $10 million

Tennis Player Martina Navratilova
Tennis Player
Martina Navratilova
  • 8th 27th SEC Men's Basketball Tournament: Kentucky beats Alabama, 83-72
  • 8th 7th Big East Men's Basketball Tournament: St. John's beats Syracuse, 70-69
  • 9th Juli Inkster wins LPGA Women's Kemper Golf Open
  • 9th 33rd ACC Men's Basketball Tournament: Duke beats Georgia Tech, 68-67

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11th Islander Mike Bossy, 1st NHLer to score 50 goals in 9 straight seasons

Ice Hockey Great Mike Bossy
Ice Hockey Great
Mike Bossy
  • 11th NFL adopts instant replay rule

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16th Christa Johnson wins LPGA GNA/Glendale Federal Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Christa Johnson
LPGA Golfer
Christa Johnson
  • 18th Exciting draw in final gives NSW the Sheffield Shield over Queensland
  • 21st Pittsburgh Associates buy Pittsburgh Pirates for $218 million
  • 22nd HBO launches boxing's heavyweight-title-unification-tournament
  • 22nd Trevor Berbick beats Pinklon Thomas in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
  • 23rd Heavyweight Trevor Berbick KOs Pinklon Thomas
  • 23rd Penny Pulz wins LPGA Circle K Tucson Golf Open
  • 25th Kurt Browning (Canada) becomes 1st skater to land a quadruple jump
  • 30th 5th NCAA Women's Basketball Championship: Texas beats USC 97-81
  • 31st 48th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Louisville beats Duke 72-69

Birthdays in Sport

  • 1st Jonathan Spector, American soccer player
  • 4th Tom De Mul, Belgian footballer
  • 4th Bohdan Shust, Ukrainian footballer
  • 5th Matty Fryatt, English footballer
  • 7th Ben Griffin, Australian soccer player
  • 12th Danny Jones, English singer (McFly)
  • 14th Elton Chigumbura, Zimbabwean cricketer
  • 14th Andy Taylor, British/English footballer
  • 16th T. J. Jordan, American basketball player
  • 18th Bia Figueiredo, Brazilian racing driver
  • 18th Abdennour Cherif El Ouazzani, Algerian footballer
  • 18th Kaloyan Ivanov, Bulgarian basketball player
  • 23rd Andrea Dovizioso, Italian motorcycle racer
  • 24th Kohei Hirate, Japanese racing driver
  • 24th Anthony McMahon, English footballer
  • 28th Barbora Strýcová, Czech tennis player
  • 29th Sylvan Ebanks-Blake, English footballer
  • 30th Sergio Ramos, Spanish footballer

Deaths in Sport

  • 5th Teddy Hoad, cricketer (West Indian captain 1930), dies