March 2008 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Mar 15 29th Big East Men's Basketball Tournament: Pittsburgh beats Georgetown, 74-65
  • Mar 16 55th ACC Men's Basketball Tournament: #1 North Carolina beats #22 Clemson, 86-81
  • Mar 16 49th SEC Men's Basketball Tournament: Georgia beats Arkansas, 66-57
  • Mar 22 French Swimmer Alain Bernard sets world record of 47.50 for 100m freestyle long course after winning the European LC Championships 2008

Deaths in Sport

  • Mar 14 Taslim Arif, Pakistan cricket wicket keeper (210no v Aust 1980), dies of lung infection at 53
  • Mar 16 Bill Brown, Australian cricketer (Australian opener of the 30's & 40's), dies at 95
  • Mar 20 Eric Ashton, English rugby league footballer (b. 1935)
  • Mar 25 Ben Carnevale, American basketball coach (b. 1915)
  • Mar 26 Heath Benedict, American Football Player (b. 1983)
  • Mar 27 Jean-Marie Balestre, French president of motor sport's FIA, dies at 86
  • Mar 30 David Leslie, Touring Car Driver (b. 1953)
  • Mar 30 Richard Lloyd, Racing Car Driver (b. 1945)