March 2017 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Mar 11 England retains the Six Nations Rugby Championship with 61-21 win over Scotland at Twickenham; England's 11th consecutive Six Nations win and equals NZ's record of 18 consecutive international wins
  • Mar 14 World's oldest golf club Muirfield in Scotland, votes to admit women as members for 1st time in 273 years

Weddings in Sport

  • Mar 26 FIFA Women's World Cup champion Julie Beth Johnston (25) weds NFL player Zach Ertz (26) in Santa Barbara, California

Deaths in Sport

  • Mar 2 Simon Hobday, South African golfer (1994 US Senior Open), dies of cancer at 76
  • Mar 3 Raymond Kopa [Kopaszewski], French footballer 'the Napoleon of football', dies at 85
  • Mar 10 John Surtees, British F1 driver (1964 Championship) and motorcyclist (7 world championships), dies at 83
  • Mar 13 Ed Whitlock, British-born runner, oldest person to run marathon under 4 hrs (at 85), dies at 86
  • Mar 15 Jackie Pung, American golfer (5 LPGA titles), dies at 95
  • Mar 19 Roger Pingeon, French cylist (Tour de France 1967 champion), dies at 76
  • Mar 22 Dallas Green, American baseball manager and pitcher (Phillies, Yankees), dies at 82
  • Mar 26 Brian Oldfield, American shot-putter, dies at 71
  • Mar 31 RubĂ©n Amaro, Sr., Mexican baseball player (Philadelphia Phillies), dies at 81