Sport & games 6

From the quiz on 24/2/15.

  1. Which darts player is nicknamed The Power? Phil Taylor

  2. In the Tour de France, what colour jersey is worn by the race leader, that is, the rider with the lowest cumulative time? Yellow

  3. In boxing, what name is given to a left-handed boxer (who therefore leads with their right)? Southpaw

  4. Who won the 1985 World Snooker Championship final after a protracted match against Steve Davis that went down to the final black? Dennis Taylor

  5. Which is the oldest of the five horse races known as the British Classics? St Leger Stakes

  6. Which two events comprise the winter biathlon? Cross-country skiing and rifle shooting

  7. The Orlando Pirates, Chippa United and Kaizer Chiefs are Premier League football teams from which country? South Africa

  8. In bowling, what name is given to a run of three consecutive strikes? Turkey

  9. Who was the last British tennis player to win the Wimbledon Men’s Singles title before Andy Murray in 2013? Fred Perry

  10. In baseball, what name is given to a simultaneous score of four runs obtained by hitting a home run with runners on first, second and third bases? Grand slam


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