Sport & games 33

From the quiz on 10/1/17.

  1. By what name was the Italian–American bodybuilder Angelo Siciliano more commonly known? Charles Atlas

  2. In tennis, what name is given to the receiver’s left-hand service court? Advantage court (ad court)

  3. Which disco group feature on Germany’s 1994 World Cup anthem Far Away in America? Village People

  4. Vale tudo, meaning “anything goes”, is a no-holds-barred combat sport that originated in which country? Brazil

  5. What animal nickname is shared by Bedford Town FC, an NFL team from Philadelphia and a rugby league club from Sheffield? Eagles

  6. Which two national rugby union teams annually contest the Dave Gallaher Cup? France and New Zealand

  7. Which playing card is nicknamed the Curse of Scotland? Nine of diamonds

  8. Which English track cyclist was the only Team GB competitor to win three gold medals at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro? Jason Kenny

  9. On 2nd July and 16th August each year, a traditional horse race known as the Palio is held in the Piazza del Campo in which city in Tuscany? Siena

  10. Which Australian cricketer was the first bowler to take 50 Test wickets and the first to take a Test hat-trick, in addition to playing a key role in Australia’s win at The Oval in 1882, which directly led to the creation of The Ashes? Fred Spofforth


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