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Events in Sport in March 2016

  • Mar 1 MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred sends a strong message on the issue of domestic violence; issues a 30-game suspension to NY Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman

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Mar 7 Peyton Manning announces his retirement from the Denver Broncos and the NFL

NFL Quarterback Peyton Manning
NFL Quarterback
Peyton Manning

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Mar 7 Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova reveals failed drug test for meldonium at Australian Open in January, subsequently suspended for 15 months

Tennis Player Maria Sharapova
Tennis Player
Maria Sharapova
  • Mar 19 England beats France 31-21 at Stade de France, Paris to claim Six Nations Rugby Championship; secure their first Grand Slam since 2003; Owen Farrell with 7 goals, England's 2nd-highest points scorer behind Jonny Wilkinson
  • Mar 24 English footballer Adam Johnson sentenced to 6 years in prison for sexual activity with a schoolgirl