March 2009 in sports

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Deaths in March[edit]

Current sporting seasons[edit]

Australian rules football 2009[edit]

Auto racing 2009[edit]

Basketball 200809[edit]

Cricket 2008–09[edit]

Football (soccer)[edit]

Golf 2009[edit]

Ice hockey 200809[edit]

Motorcycle racing 2009[edit]

Rugby league 2009[edit]

Rugby union 200809[edit]

Days of the month[edit]

March 31, 2009 (Tuesday)[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Football (soccer)[edit]

March 30, 2009 (Monday)[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Cricket[edit]

March 29, 2009 (Sunday)[edit]

Auto racing[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Cricket[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Football (soccer)[edit]

Golf[edit]

Ice hockey[edit]

Rowing[edit]

Rugby union[edit]

Winter sports[edit]

Biathlon[edit]
Curling[edit]

March 28, 2009 (Saturday)[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Cricket[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Football (soccer)[edit]

Winter sports[edit]

Biathlon[edit]
Curling[edit]
  • World Women's Championship in Gangneung, South Korea: (seeding in parentheses)
    • Playoffs:
      • (3) Canada Canada 4–5 (4) Sweden Sweden (11 ends)
        • Sweden will play against Denmark in the semifinal, Canada will play for bronze medal.
    • Semifinal:
      • (2) Denmark Denmark 6–7 (4) Sweden Sweden
        • Sweden advance to the final against China, Denmark will play for bronze medal against Canada.
Figure skating[edit]
  • World Championships in Los Angeles, United States:
    • Ladies: 1st, gold medalist(s) Kim Yuna South Korea 207.71 2nd, silver medalist(s) Joannie Rochette Canada 191.29 3rd, bronze medalist(s) Miki Ando Japan 190.38
      • Kim becomes the first ever World champion in figure skating from Korea, and the first woman to score over 200 points. Rochette is the first Canadian woman to win a medal in 21 years.

March 27, 2009 (Friday)[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Cricket[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Winter sports[edit]

Biathlon[edit]
Curling[edit]
Figure skating[edit]

March 26, 2009 (Thursday)[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Cricket[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Winter sports[edit]

Biathlon[edit]
Curling[edit]
  • World Women's Championship in Gangneung, South Korea:
    (teams in bold advance to the playoff, teams in italics play in tiebreaker)
    • Draw 15:
      • Sweden Sweden 7–8 China China
      • Scotland Scotland 7–6 United States United States
      • Italy Italy 5–8 Canada Canada
        • Canada secure a playoff berth.
      • South Korea South Korea 8–10 Russia Russia
        • Standings after 15 draws: China 9–1, Canada 8–2, Denmark 7–2, Sweden 6–4, Switzerland 5–4, Russia, Scotland 5–5, Germany 4–5.
    • Draw 16:
      • Denmark Denmark 6–2 Scotland Scotland
        • Denmark secure a playoff berth, while Scotland is eliminated
      • Norway Norway 2–11 Sweden Sweden
        • Sweden secure at least a tiebreker place.
      • Germany Germany 9–6 South Korea South Korea
      • Switzerland Switzerland 8–5 Italy Italy
        • Switzerland remain in contention for a tiebreaker.
        • Standings after 16 draws: China 9–1, Canada, Denmark 8–2, Sweden 7–4, Switzerland 6–4.
    • Draw 17:
      • Russia Russia 6–8 Germany Germany
      • Canada Canada 10–7 Switzerland Switzerland
        • Switzerland's loss means Sweden advance to the playoff.
      • United States United States 3–9 Denmark Denmark
      • China China 7–2 Norway Norway
        • Final standings: China 10–1, Denmark, Canada 9–2, Sweden 7–4, Switzerland, Germany 6–5, Russia, Scotland 5–6, USA 4–7, Korea 3–8, Norway, Italy 1–10.
Figure skating[edit]

March 25, 2009 (Wednesday)[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Football (soccer)[edit]

Ice hockey[edit]

Winter sports[edit]

Curling[edit]
  • World Women's Championship in Gangneung, South Korea:
    • Draw 12:
      • South Korea South Korea 6–7 Canada Canada
      • Italy Italy 6–7 Russia Russia (11 ends)
      • Scotland Scotland 3–4 China China (11 ends)
      • Sweden Sweden 5–10 United States United States
    • Draw 13:
      • United States United States 2–8 Switzerland Switzerland
      • China China 8–2 Germany Germany
      • Russia Russia 7–2 Norway Norway
      • Canada Canada 5–7 Denmark Denmark
    • Draw 14:
      • Norway Norway 8–6 Italy Italy
      • Denmark Denmark 4–7 South Korea South Korea
      • Switzerland Switzerland 6–8 Sweden Sweden
      • Germany Germany 7–6 Scotland Scotland (11 ends)
    • Standings after 14 draws (teams in bold advance to the playoffs, teams in italics secure at least a tie breaker, teams in strike are eliminated): China 8–1, Canada, Denmark 7–2, Sweden 6–3, Switzerland 5–4, Germany, Russia, Scotland, USA 4–5, Korea 3–6, Italy, Norway 1–8.
Figure skating[edit]

March 24, 2009 (Tuesday)[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Cricket[edit]

Winter sports[edit]

Curling[edit]
  • World Women's Championship in Gangneung, South Korea:
    • Draw 9:
      • China China 8–5 Denmark Denmark
      • United States United States 12–7 Norway Norway
      • Canada Canada 8–7 Germany Germany
      • Russia Russia 4–8 Switzerland Switzerland
    • Draw 10:
      • Germany Germany 10–1 Sweden Sweden
      • Switzerland Switzerland 5–7 Scotland Scotland
      • Denmark Denmark 7–4 Italy Italy
      • Norway Norway 8–9 South Korea South Korea
    • Draw 11:
      • Scotland Scotland 4–6 Russia Russia
      • South Korea South Korea 2–9 United States United States
      • Sweden Sweden 7–4 Canada Canada
      • Italy Italy 3–9 China China
    • Standings after 11 draws: Canada, China, Denmark 6–1, Sweden 5–2, Scotland, Switzerland 4–3, Germany, USA 3–4, Korea, Russia 2–5, Italy 1–6, Norway 0–7.
Figure skating[edit]

March 23, 2009 (Monday)[edit]

Baseball[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Winter sports[edit]

Curling[edit]
  • World Women's Championship in Gangneung, South Korea:
    • Draw 6:
      • Switzerland Switzerland 7–6 South Korea South Korea
      • Germany Germany 8–1 Italy Italy
      • Norway Norway 7–8 Scotland Scotland (11 ends)
      • Denmark Denmark 7–6 Sweden Sweden (11 ends)
    • Draw 7:
      • Italy Italy 9–6 United States United States
      • South Korea South Korea 6–7 China China
      • Sweden Sweden 9–3 Russia Russia
      • Scotland Scotland 3–9 Canada Canada
    • Draw 8:
      • Canada Canada 8–5 Norway Norway
      • Russia Russia 4–7 Denmark Denmark
      • China China 8–7 Switzerland Switzerland
      • United States United States 7–6 Germany Germany
    • Standings after 8 draws: Canada, Denmark 5–0, China, Sweden 4–1, Scotland, Switzerland 3–2, Germany 2–3, Italy, South Korea, Russia, USA 1–4, Norway 0–5.

March 22, 2009 (Sunday)[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Auto racing[edit]

Baseball[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Cricket[edit]

Golf[edit]

Ice hockey[edit]

Tennis[edit]

Winter sports[edit]

Biathlon[edit]
Cross-country skiing[edit]
Curling[edit]
  • World Women's Championship in Gangneung, South Korea:
    • Draw 3:
      • Germany Germany 5–3 Norway Norway
      • Switzerland Switzerland 8–9 Denmark Denmark
    • Draw 4:
      • China China 9–3 Russia Russia
      • Sweden Sweden 8–5 Scotland Scotland
      • Italy Italy 4–6 South Korea South Korea
      • Canada Canada 10–3 United States United States
    • Draw 5:
      • Denmark Denmark 7–6 Germany Germany
      • Russia Russia 5–8 Canada Canada
      • United States United States 4–8 China China
      • Norway Norway 6–8 Switzerland Switzerland
    • Standings after draw 5: Canada, Denmark, Sweden 3–0, China, Scotland, Switzerland 2–1, Germany, Korea, Russia 1–2, Italy, Norway, USA 0–3
Ski jumping[edit]
Snowboarding[edit]

March 21, 2009 (Saturday)[edit]

Auto racing[edit]

Baseball[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Cricket[edit]

Rugby union[edit]

Winter sports[edit]

Biathlon[edit]
Cross-country skiing[edit]
Curling[edit]
  • World Women's Championship in Gangneung, South Korea:
    • Draw 1:
      • Norway Norway 2–10 Denmark Denmark
      • Italy Italy 2–7 Sweden Sweden
      • South Korea South Korea 4–6 Scotland Scotland
      • Switzerland Switzerland 7–5 Germany Germany
    • Draw 2:
      • Scotland Scotland 11–2 Italy Italy
      • Canada Canada 11–5 China China
      • Russia Russia 7–5 United States United States
      • South Korea South Korea 8–10 Sweden Sweden (12 ends)
    • Standings after 2 draws: Scotland, Sweden 2–0, Canada, Denmark, Russia, Switzerland 1–0, China, Germany, Norway, USA 0–1, Italy, Korea 0–2.
Ski jumping[edit]
Snowboarding[edit]

March 20, 2009 (Friday)[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Cricket[edit]

Winter sports[edit]

Cross-country skiing[edit]
Freestyle skiing[edit]
Ski jumping[edit]
Snowboarding[edit]

March 19, 2009 (Thursday)[edit]

Baseball[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Cricket[edit]

Football (soccer)[edit]

Winter sports[edit]

Biathlon[edit]
Freestyle skiing[edit]

March 18, 2009 (Wednesday)[edit]

Baseball[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Cricket[edit]

Football (soccer)[edit]

Winter sports[edit]

Cross-country skiing[edit]
Freestyle skiing[edit]

March 17, 2009 (Tuesday)[edit]

American football[edit]

Baseball[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Cricket[edit]

  • Women's World Cup in Australia:
    • Super Six's:
      •  India 207 (49.4 overs);  New Zealand 210/5 (47.4 overs) in North Sydney. New Zealand win by 5 wickets
      •  England 236/8 (50.0 overs);  West Indies 90 (38.2 overs) in Drummoyne. England win by 146 runs
        • England (8 pts from 4 matches) advance to the final. New Zealand (6 pts), Australia or India (both 4 pts) could be their opponent.

Football (soccer)[edit]

Ice hockey[edit]

March 16, 2009 (Monday)[edit]

Baseball[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Cricket[edit]

  • Women's World Cup in Australia:
    • Super Six's:
      •  Australia 229/6 (50 ov);  Pakistan 122 (45.1 ov) in Bankstown. Australia win by 107 runs.
        • Australia gets level with New Zealand and India in second place on 4 points, while Pakistan is out of contention for the final.

March 15, 2009 (Sunday)[edit]

Auto racing[edit]

Badminton[edit]

Baseball[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Cricket[edit]

Football (soccer)[edit]

Golf[edit]

Ice hockey[edit]

Rugby union[edit]

Winter sports[edit]

Alpine skiing[edit]
Biathlon[edit]
Freestyle skiing[edit]
Nordic combined[edit]
Short track speed skating[edit]
Ski jumping[edit]
Snowboarding[edit]
Speed skating[edit]

March 14, 2009 (Saturday)[edit]

Baseball[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Cricket[edit]

Ice hockey[edit]

Motorcycle racing[edit]

Rugby union[edit]

Winter sports[edit]

Alpine skiing[edit]
Biathlon[edit]
Cross-country skiing[edit]
Nordic combined[edit]
  • World Cup in Vikersund, Norway:
    • Gundersen HS117/10 km: (1) Anssi Koivuranta Finland (2) Bill Demong United States (3) Magnus Moan Norway
      • World Cup standings (after 22 of 23 events): (1) Koivuranta 1429 points (2) Moan 1330 (3) Demong 1060
        • Koivuranta need only to finish in 29th place in the last event on Sunday to win the World Cup title.
Ski jumping[edit]
Snowboarding[edit]

March 13, 2009 (Friday)[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Winter sports[edit]

Alpine skiing[edit]
  • World Cup Final in Åre, Sweden
    • Giant slalom men: (1) Benjamin Raich Austria 2:18.95 (1:09.94 + 1:09.01) (2) Ted Ligety United States 2:19.08 (1:10.65 + 1:08.43) (3) Didier Cuche Switzerland 2:19.66 (1:10.80 + 1:08.86)... 19. Aksel Lund Svindal Norway 2:20.96 (1:11.93 + 1:09.03)
      • World Cup overall standings (after 36 of 37 events): (1) Svindal 1009 points (2) Raich 1007 (3) Cuche 919
        • The overall title will be decided on the last race of the season, the slalom on Saturday.
      • World Cup giant slalom standings (after all eight events): (1) Cuche 474 points (champion) (2) Raich 462 (3) Ligety 421
    • Slalom women: (1) Sandrine Aubert France 1:49.23 (52.27+56.96) (2) Fanny Chmelar Germany 1:49.29 (52.89+56.40) (3) Therese Borssen Sweden 1:49.46 (52.77+56.69) & Šárka Záhrobská Czech Republic 1:49.46 (51.80+57.66)
      • World Cup overall standings (after 33 of 34 events): (1) Lindsey Vonn United States 1788 points (champion) (2) Maria Riesch Germany 1404 (3) Anja Pärson Sweden 1059
      • World Cup slalom standings (after all nine events): (1) Riesch 625 points (champion) (2) Záhrobská 459 (3) Vonn 440
Biathlon[edit]
Ski jumping[edit]
Snowboarding[edit]

March 12, 2009 (Thursday)[edit]

Baseball[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Cricket[edit]

Football (soccer)[edit]

Winter sports[edit]

Alpine skiing[edit]
Cross-country skiing[edit]
Freestyle skiing[edit]

March 11, 2009 (Wednesday)[edit]

Baseball[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Cricket[edit]

Football (soccer)[edit]

Winter sports[edit]

Alpine skiing[edit]
Biathlon[edit]

March 10, 2009 (Tuesday)[edit]

Baseball[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Cricket[edit]

Football (soccer)[edit]

Winter sports[edit]

Ski jumping[edit]

March 9, 2009 (Monday)[edit]

Baseball[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Cricket[edit]

March 8, 2009 (Sunday)[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Auto racing[edit]

Badminton[edit]