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Free Fun Sports Quiz Questions

Which two new events were introduced at the Atlanta Olympics?
A: Softball & beach volleyball.

Which horse landed both the English and Irish Derby in 1993?
A: Commander In Chief.

What was Jack Nicklaus's first major success after turning professional?
A: US Open.

How was Lew Alcindor later known?
A: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.

Brian Barnes played golf for Scotland in the 70s but where was he born?
A: London.

Which country does sprinter David Ezinwa come from?
A: Nigeria.

Arthur Ashe had a successful sporting career at which university?
A: California.

 

Who won swimming gold in the 100m freestyle at the 1956,'60 and '64 Olympics?
A: Dawn Fraser.

What is the middle name of golfer Mark James?
A: Hugh.

By 1999, which country had most Wimbledon Men's Singles winners?
A: Great Britain.

Which woman won Wimbledon for the first time in 1999?
A: Lindsay Davenport.

Gordie Howe joined the NHL in 1946; in which decade did he retire?
A: 1980s (1980).

Where was the first Super Bowl of the 90s held?
A: Superdome, New Orleans.

Laura Flessel and Marie Jose Perec come from which island?
A: Guadeloupe.

 

Who was women's tennis No 1 from in each year from 1967-73?
A: Billie Jean King.

How many Kentucky Derbies did Bill Shoemaker win?
A: Three.

Which boxer appeared in the film Spirit of Youth?
A: Joe Louis.

Who was the first lady golfer to land the British and US Open in the same year?
A: Patty Sheehan.

On which course is the Preakness Stakes run?
A: Pimlico, Baltimore.

How old was Nadia Comaneci when she won Olympic Gold?
A: 144.

Who lost Super Bowl II?
A: Oakland Raiders.

 

At which venue did "Greg Norman first win the British Open?
A: Turnberry.

The Super Bowl trophy is named after which coach?
A: Vince Lombardi.

Which golfer founded the US Masters tournament?
A: Bobby Jones.

What distance is the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies?
A: 1 mile, 110 yards.

What is the nickname of cycling's Marco Pantani?
A: II Pirate (the pirate).

Who did the Chicago Bulls beat to win their first NBA Championship between 1957 and 1969?
A: Los Angeles Lakers.

Who did Andre Agassi beat in the 1996 Olympic tennis final?
A: Sergi Bruguera.

 

Why did Jim Thorpe lose his Olympic medals in 1913?
A: As a former pro baseball player he was not eligible to compete.

What number shirt did "San Francisco 49er Jerry Rice wear?
A: 80.

The Kentucky Derby is always held on what date?
A: First Saturday in May.

Who said in 1998, "The ball doesn't now how old you are?"
A: Mark O'Meara.

Who beat Jack Nicklaus and Raymond Floyd's tournament record at the 1997 Masters?
A: Tiger Woods.

Who was the San Francisco 49ers' first selection in the 1995 NFL draft?
A: Jerry Rice.

 

In which branch of the services did Arthur Ashe serve before becoming a tennis pro?
A: Army.

Who, in the 1967 AFL season, became the first quarterback to pass more than 4,000 yards?
A: Joe Namath, New York Jets.

In 1998 which British boxer took on Shannon Briggs and Zeljko Mavrovic?
A: Lennox Lewis.