March 2013 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Mar 9 Bernard Hopkins defeats Tavoris Cloud to win IBF light heavyweight title
  • Mar 15 Patrick Chan of Canada wins the men’s 2013 World Figure Skating Championships
  • Mar 16 Kim Yu-Na of South Korea wins the women’s 2013 World Figure Skating Championships
  • Mar 16 34th Big East Men's Basketball Tournament: Louisville beats Syracuse, 78-61
  • Mar 17 60th ACC Men's Basketball Tournament: Miami beats North Carolina, 87-77
  • Mar 17 54th SEC Men's Basketball Tournament: Ole Miss beats Florida, 66-63

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Mar 25 Golfer Tiger Woods returns to his world number one ranking

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Weddings in Sport

  • Mar 24 Motorcycle mogul Jesse James (43) weds drag racer Alexis DeJoria in Malibu, California

Deaths in Sport

  • Mar 6 Sabine Bischoff, German fencer (Olympic gold 1984), dies at 54
  • Mar 13 Ducky Detweiler, American MLB player, dies at 94
  • Mar 22 Pietro Mennea, Italian sprinter, dies from cancer at 60
  • Mar 23 Virgil Trucks, American MLB pitcher, dies at 95
  • Mar 25 Lou Sleater, American MLB pitcher, dies from lung disease at 86
  • Mar 26 Tom Boerwinkle, American NBA player, dies at 67
  • Mar 27 Hjalmar Andersen, Norwegian speed skater, dies from trauma due to a fall at 90
  • Mar 28 Soraya Jiménez, Mexican weightlifter, dies from a heart attack at 70
  • Mar 30 Bob Turley, American MLB pitcher, dies from liver cancer at 82