Sport & games 35

From the quiz on 14/2/16.

  1. In which British city are the National Indoor Athletics Centre, Sophia Gardens and the Millennium Stadium? Cardiff

  2. Which German football club are commonly known as BVB, play their home games at the Westfalenstadion and wear distinctive black-and-yellow kits? Borussia Dortmund

  3. In 2015, who won the IBF super-middleweight championship, thereby becoming the first British boxer to hold both an Olympic gold medal and a professional world title? James DeGale

  4. In 2016, all but three players of which Brazilian football club were killed when LaMia Flight 2933 crashed en route to the finals of the Copa Sudamericana? Chapecoense

  5. For which English first-class county cricket club has Marcus Trescothick played since 1993? Somerset

  6. In which year was the FIFA Women’s World Cup first contested? 1991

  7. What two-word French name, in reference to a light suspended at the back of a train, is given to the person in last place in the Tour de France? Lanterne rouge

  8. Which Asian city hosts the only tennis Masters not held in Europe or North America? Shanghai

  9. Magnificent Seven, Fierce Five and Final Five were nicknames given to which country’s Olympic women’s gymnastics teams, who respectively won team golds at the 1996, 2012 and 2016 Summer Olympics? USA

  10. The official anthem of the UEFA Champions League was heavily inspired by which composition by Handel, which was written for the coronation of George II in 1727? Zadok the Priest


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