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  1. Which two sports were added to the 2016 Olympic Games by the International Olympic Committee - and who won these two new events? (4 answers)
  2. Katarina Johnson-Thompson broke which British record at the 2016 Olympic games?
  3. Name the British gymnast who won the men's floor exercise and pommel horse at the 2016 Olympics?
  4. Can you name the sporty boyfriend of Olympic cyclist Becky James?
  5. Which Asian country came fifth in the 2012 London Olympics' Medal Table?
  6. Which club, founded in 1987, are the most successful in English women's football?
  7. Which Scandinavian town hosted the 1994 Winter Olympics?
  8. Which sport's ball size was changed from 38mmm to 40mm in 2000 to slow down the game?
  9. Who holds the club goal scoring record for Tottenham Hotspur?
  10. The Sochi Autodrom is home to which country's Grand Prix?
  11. Who won The World Highland Games Championships a record six times?
  12. What jobs did Mike ‘Fluff’ Cowan, Jim ‘Bones’ Mackay and Fanny Sunesson do?
  13. The groundbreaking Stoke Mandeville Games for the Paralyzed in 1948, featured 14 male and 2 female competitors in which sport?
  14. Which former rugby player once called the English RFU committee 'Old Farts'?
  15. Which country's first ever home football international was played at the Racecourse Ground in 1877?
  16. Frankie Fredericks represented which African country in athletics?





  17. In a famous 2006 newspaper article, the then British Deputy Prime Minister, John Prescott, was photographed playing what sport?
  18. In inches, how big is the diameter of a basketball hoop?
  19. Wladimir Klitschko is a champion boxer from which country?
  20. In horse racing, which is the last of the five classics to be run each year, and its distance is also the longest?
  21. In sport, what is black, 1 inch thick, 3 inches in diameter, and weighs between 5.5 and 6 ounces?
  22. In rugby, which country will the British and Irish Lions tour in 2017?
  23. In the 1995–96 season, who scored 114 goals in 29 games for Everton's under-10s and 11s?
  24. In golf, who won won his first major at the Masters in 2015 and also won the 2015 U.S. Open?
  25. In feet, how high is a basketball hoop?
  26. What nationality is tennis player Novak Djokovic?
  27. In 1971, what team did Kevin Keegan joined Liverpool from?
  28. Jan-Ove Waldner, Zhang Jike and Deng Yaping have been noteable players in which sport?
  29. Which jockey won the Investec Derby in 2015 on Golden Horn?
  30. For which county does cricketer Joe Root play?
  31. Which male British Paralympic wheelchair athlete has won the London Marathon six times?
  32. Who won the 2013 Tour de France?
  33. What's the second event on day one of a men's decathlon?
  34. The Borg-Warner Trophy is awarded to the winner of which race?
  35. How many players are on the field for each team in an Australian rules football match?
  36. Which club did rugby legend Martin Johnson play for?
  37. Who was the first European post-war golfer to win three different majors?
  38. Name the only major team sport in the USA with no game clock?
  39. Which British female won two gold medals at the 2008 Olympic Games?
  40. Who did boxer Frank Bruno beat to become WBC world champion in 1995?
  41. On which racecourse is the St Leger horse race run?
  42. Who competed in the 2008 Paralympics in Beijing, winning two swimming gold medals for Great Britain, despite being only 13?
  43. The American basketball team 'The Bulls', represent which city?
  44. Which major did golfer Rory McIlroy win at the age of 22, in 2011?
  45. What number lies between 5 and 9 on a British dart board?
  46. Name the England rugby league forward that joined Bath rugby union club in 2014?
  47. Britain's Desmond Douglas was world number seven in which sport during the 1980s?



  48. How many players, including the goaltender, make up an ice hockey team?
  49. The test cricket ground Sabina Park is in which country?
  50. Name the European club David Beckham ended his career with?
  51. In golf, over how many holes is The Open Championship contested?
  52. In cricket, how many matches generally make up an Ashes Test series?
  53. Which 100/1 outsider won the 2009 Grand National?
  54. The San Siro Stadium is in which Italian city?
  55. The Eclipse Stakes is run at which racecourse?
  56. In American Football which famous Miami Dolphins quarterback retired in 2000?
  57. Sixways Stadium is the home ground of which English Premiership rugby union team?
  58. In which athletic event did Bruce Jenner win the gold medal in the 1976 Summer Olympics?
  59. Who won the men's single at Wimbledon in 1985 at the age of just 17?
  60. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar played 20 seasons in which sport?

Answers:

  1. Rugby Sevens and Golf (Fiji and Justin Rose (GB), respectively)
  2. High Jump (with 1.98m)
  3. Max Whitlock
  4. George North (Wales and British Lions rugby player)
  5. South Korea
  6. Arsenal (Ladies)
  7. Lillehammer
  8. Table tennis
  9. Jimmy Greaves
  10. Russia
  11. Geoff Capes
  12. Golf caddies
  13. Archery
  14. Will Carling
  15. Wales
  16. Namibia
  17. Croquet
  18. 18
  19. Ukraine
  20. St Leger





  21. Ice Hockey Puck
  22. New Zealand
  23. Wayne Rooney
  24. Jordan Spieth
  25. 10 feet
  26. Serbian
  27. Scunthorpe United
  28. Table tennis
  29. Frankie Dettori
  30. Yorkshire
  31. David Weir
  32. Chris Froome
  33. Long Jump
  34. Indianapolis 500
  35. 18
  36. Leicester
  37. Rory McIlroy
  38. Baseball
  39. Rebecca Adlington
  40. Oliver McCall
  41. Doncaster
  42. Ellie Simmonds
  43. Chicago
  44. U.S. Open
  45. 12
  46. Sam Burgess
  47. Table tennis
  48. Six
  49. Jamaica
  50. Paris Saint-Germain
  51. 72 (4 rounds of 18)
  52. Five
  53. Mon Mome
  54. Milan
  55. Sandown
  56. Dan Marino
  57. Worcester Warriors
  58. The Decathlon
  59. Boris Becker
  60. Basketball




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