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Sports Trivia Quiz Questions

Long sports trivia quiz with the answers.


Sports Trivia Quiz Questions

How often is the Ryder Cup held?
A: Every two years.

In 1988 who won the tennis grand Slam and Olympic gold?
A: Steffi Graf.

Which gold medalist Mark was told by his father, "Swimming isn't everything, winning is"?
A: Mark Spitz.

Who won a record ninth Wimbledon singles title in 1990?
A: Martina Navratilova.

Who was the last Canadian before Donovan Bailey in 1996 to cross the line first in the 100m and keep the medal?
A: Percy Williams.

In which Olympic event did Edwin Moses find fame?
A: (400 meters) hurdles.

In which sport did Andy Thomson become a world champion?
A: Bowls.


Sergei Bubka competes in which athletics event ?
A: California.

In which Olympic jumping event did Mike Conley find fame?
A: Triple Jump.

Where did Joe Montana play NCAA Division I football?
A: Notre Dame University.

In which decade did Joe Montana retire from football?
A: 1990s.

In 1972 who ordered the last three seconds of the basketball final to be played again, which gave the USSR gold?
A: R William Thompson.

How may goals were scored in soccer's 1998 World Cup Final?
A: Three.

How many players are there in a men's lacrosse team?
A: 10.


What relation was Flo Jo to Jackie Joyner Kersee?
A: Sister in Law.

In football, what position is RB?
A: Running Back.

Warren Beatty was offered full college scholarships in which sport?
A: Football.

The Naismith Award is presented in which sport?
A: Basketball.

Which country broke the India/Pakistan 50-year monopoly of men's hockey tournaments?
A: Germany.

In which decade did Carl Lewis first win four Olympic golds?
A: 1980s.

In which Olympic event did Bob Beamon find fame?
A: Track and field's long jump.


How many times did Ivan Lendl win Wimbledon singles?
A: Never.

Which country does tennis player Marcelo Rios come from?
A: Chile.

Which golf tournament presents its winner with a green jacket?
A: The Masters.

Who had a seven year contract with Orlando Magic for $42 million?
A: Shaquille O'Neal.

Who won the 400m hurdles in the games sandwiched between Ed Moses' two triumphs?
A: Volker Beck.

In football, what do the letters AFL stand for?
A: American Football League.

In hockey, what is the Hart Trophy awarded for?
A: League's MVP.


Which British Fred was a Wimbledon singles winner in the 1930s?
A: Perry.

Who told a Wimbledon umpire, "You are the pits of the world?"
A: John McEnroe.

Where was the Rumble in the Ali v Foreman fight in Zaire in 1974?
A: Jungle.

Who won every Lacrosse World championship between 1974 to 1994?

Britain and which other country have won gold in every Summer Games?
A: France.

Greg LeMond was a champion in which sport?
A: Cycling.

In which decade did Marina Navratilova take US citizenship?
A: 1980s.


Which Bobby was the first golfer to win the 'Grand slam' in a single year in the 1960s?
A: Jones.

With which track and field event was Geoff Capes particularly associated?
A: Shot.

In baseball, where do the Orioles come from?
A: Baltimore.

Alberto Tomba found fame in which Winter Olympic sport?
A: Skiing.

Where was the location of the first Winter Games after World War II?
A: St. Moritz, Switzerland.

What type of speed event was Eric Heiden famous for?
A: Speed skating.

How was Mildred Didrikson better known?
A: Babe Zaharias.

Which country does Goran Ivanisevic come from?
A: Croatia.