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25 Sport Trivia Questions with Answers


  1. In 2022, which city will become the first city to have hosted both the summer and the winter Olympics?
  2. Which British musician participated in the 2014 Winter Olympics in alpine skiing? And which country did this female musician represent?
  3. Which race in the United States is known as 'The Most Exciting Two Minutes In Sports'?
  4. What name is given to the winter sport that combines cross-country skiing and rifle shooting?
  5. Name the second largest city in Japan - it will host the 2019 Rugby World Cup Final? And in which year did this city also host the FIFA World Cup Final?
  6. What is the minimum number of strokes a tennis player needs to win a set: 12, 24, 36 and 48?
  7. Which short form of cricket, one of the three current forms of cricket recognised by the International Cricket Council, is typically completed in about three hours?
  8. Which sport is often abbreviated as MMA?
  9. Who made his pro boxing debut against Richard Dawson in 2012?
  10. Can you name the only person to have won an Olympic medal and received a Nobel Prize?
  11. In the semi-final of the 2014 football world cup, how many goals did Germany score against Brazil?

  12. In which Australian city are the professional rugby union team known as The Brumbies based?
  13. The FIFA Ballon d'Or was an annual association football award presented to the world's best men's player from 2010 to 2015 - what is the translation of the French word 'd'Or'?
  14. Cinderella Man was the nickname of which heavyweight boxing champion?
  15. Which country is credited globally as the capital of polo and has the largest number of 10 handicap players in the world?
  16. In May 2006, which game was the then British Deputy Prime Minister, John Prescott, photographed playing at his official residence?
  17. Which British skeleton racer won a gold medal in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi?
  18. Which American football franchise won the 2018 Super Bowl?
  19. Name the first swimmer to break the one minute barrier for 100-metre freestyle?
  20. As of 2017, name the last non Englishman to win the World Snooker Championship?
  21. Westfalenstadion, presently called Signal Iduna Park for sponsorship reasons, is a football stadium in which European city?
  22. In which event did Carl Lewis win four Olympic Golds - in Los Angeles, Seoul, Barcelona, and Atlanta?
  23. Name the first female gymnast from Great Britain to win a medal at the European Championships, World Championships, and Olympic Games?
  24. Ian Botham made eleven appearances in the Football League for which football club?
  25. In which cities were the following sport stars born: (a) Jessica Ennis-Hill, (b) Torvill and Dean, (c) Gary Lineker, (d) Mo Farah, and (e) cyclist Chris Froome?


  1. Beijing
  2. Vanessa-Mae. Thailand.
  3. The Kentucky Derby (a horse race held at Churchill Downs)
  4. Biathlon
  5. Yokohama. In 2002 (Brazil beat Germany 2-0).
  6. 12 (with four aces in your three sets and for your opponent to double-fault all of his strokes)
  7. Twenty20
  8. Mixed martial arts
  9. (Former cricketer) Andrew Flintoff
  10. Philip Noel-Baker (1889–1982, a a British politician who won a silver medal at the 1920 Summer Olympics and received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1959)
  11. Seven goals in a historic 7–1 win over Brazil
  12. Canberra
  13. Golden
  14. James J. Braddock
  15. Argentina
  16. Croquet
  17. Lizzy Yarnold (Britain's only 2014 Winter Olympics gold medal)
  18. The Philadelphia Eagles
  19. Johnny Weissmuller
  20. John Higgins (Scotland, 2011)
  21. Dortmund
  22. Long Jump
  23. Beth Tweddle
  24. Scunthorpe United
  25. (a) Sheffield, (b) Nottingham, (c) Leicester, (d) Mogadishu, Somalia, and (e) Nairobi, Kenya

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