On This Day

Events in Sport in March 2018

  • Mar 10 Two girls aged 8 and 6 become the first female weightlifters to appear on Iranian television after a protest
  • Mar 17 Ireland beats England, 24-15 at Twickenham to wrap up Six Nations Rugby Championship; 3rd Grand Slam & 11th Triple Crown

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Mar 18 Portuguese soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo records his 50th career hat-trick in Real Madrid's 6-3 win over Girona

Football Star Cristiano Ronaldo
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Cristiano Ronaldo
  • Mar 24 Australian batsman Cameron Bancroft is caught on camera rubbing match ball with an object during 3rd Cricket Test in Cape Town, resulting in an infamous ball tampering scandal
  • Mar 25 Australian cricket captain Steve Smith handed one-match ban after admitting Australian team tampered with the ball in 3rd test against South Africa in South Africa
  • Mar 28 Captain Steve Smith and David Warner are suspended by Cricket Australia for 12 months, and Cameron Bancroft (9 months) for their part in the infamous ball-tampering scandal in South Africa