Sport quiz questions

Quiz 110 – Round 3 – Sport

1. Michael Phelps won the most medals at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games but two other competitors from the USA came joint second – can you name either?

Katie Ledecky (Swimming) or Simone Biles (Artistic Gymnastics)

2. Which former West Indian cricketer earned himself the nickname of ‘Whispering Death’, due to his quiet approach to the bowling crease?

Michael Holding

3. In which decade was a wooden racket used at Wimbledon for the last time?

1980s (1987 – http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/tennis/rules_and_equipment/4227178.stm)

4. In which sport could you encounter the terms ‘yuko’, ‘koka’, ‘ippon’ and ‘waza-ari’?

Judo

5. Which two boxers competed in the ‘Thrilla in Manila’?

Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier

6. According to the 2016 Forbes list, who is the world’s highest paid footballer?

Christiano Ronaldo

7. How long is a Rugby Union match, not including time lost or extra time?

80 minutes

8. In which city were the 1996 Summer Olympic Games held?

Atlanta, Georgia

9. In which sport is the ‘America’s Cup’ contested?

Yacht Sailing

10. Which country won UEFA Euro 2016?

Portugal

 

 

 

 

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