Sport Events in March 2001
India wins the Akhbar El Yom International hockey championship at Cairo.
Yasin Merchant wins the Khel.com snooker men's championship in Chennai.
Railways wins the 25th senior National women's cricket championship at Asansol.
Germany clinches hockey series (2-1) defeating India in the deciding third match of the Indo-German festival.
Johnny Ruiz dethrones Evander Holyfield to win the World Boxing Association title at Las Vegas.
Former England fast bowler Dean Headley announces his retirement from first class cricket.
India lifts the inaugural OIL SAARC men's basketball tournament at Guwahati.
Tom Moody, former Australian Test cricketer, announces his retirement.
Garry Kasparov wins the Linares chess tournament in Spain.
Sheetal Goutham clinches the ITF women's circuit Masters tennis tournament in New Delhi.
Pullela Gopi Chand becomes the second Indian after Prakash Padukone to win the All England badminton championship at Birmingham.
Off spinner Harbhajan Singh becomes the first Indian bowler to get a hat-trick in Test cricket against Australia in Kolkata.
V.V.S. Laxman becomes India's highest individual scorer with his 281 in the second Test match against Australia at Kolkata, bettering the record held by Sunil Gavaskar (236).
India ends Australia's 16th match winning streak by defeating the latter by 171 runs in the second Test at Kolkata.
England clinches the test series against Sri Lanka at Sri Lanka.
Thongchai Jaidee of Thailand wins the Wills Indian Open golf tournament at Gurgaon.
Abhinn Shyam Gupta wins the French Open badminton tournament.
Veteran fast bowler Courtney Walsh becomes the first bowler to claim 500 Test wickets.
India emerges triumphant in the Prime Minister's Gold Cup hockey tournament at Dhaka.
India lifts the Border Gavaskar Trophy by posting a narrow victory over Australia in the third and final Test at Chennai.
Garry Kasparov wins the second World Cup rapid chess tournament at Cannes (France).
Sri Lanka clinches one-day series against England in Sri Lanka.
Vladimir Kramnik (Russia) and Veselin Topalov (Bulgaria) are declared joint champions in the 10th Amber rapid and Blindfold chess tournament at Monte Carlo.