Sport & games 37

From the quiz on 11/4/17. Download the audio for Q5 here.

  1. Which country traditionally leads the Parade of Nations at Olympic Games opening ceremonies? Greece

  2. What nationality are tennis players Petra Kvitová and Tomáš Berdych? Czech

  3. Which two English football teams contest the Second City Derby? Birmingham City and Aston Villa

  4. Which Formula One driver is nicknamed Ice Man in reference to both his cool demeanour and his country of origin? Kimi Räikkönen

  5. **Drag Racer by the Doug Wood Band is theme tune for the BBC’s coverage of which sport? Snooker

  6. Which English cricketer and which English footballer were the regular team captains for the first 15 series of the sports panel show They Think It’s All Over? David Gower and Gary Lineker

  7. What polygonal name is given to the ring used in UFC? Octagon

  8. Andy Marte and Yordano Ventura, who both died in unrelated car crashes on the same day in 2017, were noted baseballers from which Caribbean country? Dominican Republic

  9. In 2004, Wayne Rooney scored a hat trick on his début for Manchester United in a 6–2 Champions League victory over which other team? Fenerbahçe

  10. The artificial playing surface AstroTurf acquired its current name after successful installation at the world’s very first covered stadium, the Astrodome, in which US city? Houston


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