Wednesday, 5 March 2008

March 2008 -Main Highlights

The year started a bit too fast for some of us and the lack of blogs articles and comments can clearly attest to this.
All the same, we seem to be catching on well and hope that this year will be one memorable year in some of the sports events lined up. Let's take a quick tour on the month of March;
Soccer:
UEFA Champions League :Knock-out Rounds and Quarter-Finals
English FA: Quarter-finals for the FA Cup as the Premiership League continues
Other European Leagues: Spanish La Liga, German's Bundesliga, French Ligue 1 to name but a few reach some crucial stages as this being as European Nations Cup year, most of these will end earlier than usual.
Tennis:
Dubai Open takes place with some good prize money is enticing. Trust the Arab emirs to pull a fast one as they attract more and more crowds to the desert dunes transformed to paradise on Earth.
Athletics:
The World Indoor Championships start in Valencia,Spain from 7th - 9th.
The 30th IAAF World Cross Country Championships take place in Edinburgh on the 30th
Motorsport:
Rallying:
Argentine Rally on the 27th
Formula 1:
The supremacy battles start all over again between the two main teams on the 16th March 2008 in Australia, Melbourne and a fortnight later on 23 March at Malaysia, Sepang's track to be held under floodlights -a first for Formula One. Ferrari will hope to retain its title while McLaren will try get Hamilton to get his first championship
Motorcycle:
The rounds move to Qatar on 9th and onto Spain on the 30th
Golf:
From tomorrow, 6th - 9th the European Challenge Tour: Tusker Kenya Open, Karen Golf Club, Nairobi, Kenya. This has been a good round for golfers hoping to move to the more lucrative PGA Tour. It has hosted such greats as Seve Ballestros-Spanish great.
Rugby:
Bamburi Rugby Super Series is on after Bamburi pledged to continue supporting it at a tune of Kshs.9 million.
6-Nations rounds continue with Ireland v Wales ,Scotland v England and France v Italyfacing off this weekend and the ties change to England v Ireland, Italy v Scotland, and Wales v France on the 15th

5 comments:

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The Figure - TM said...

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Muchas gracias !

Anonymous said...

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Anonymous said...

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