Sport & games 38

From the quiz on 2/5/17.

  1. Which sport was formerly known in English as whiff-whaff? Table tennis

  2. What was the first (and to date only) city to host three Summer Olympic Games? London

  3. Which children’s game from Milton Bradley features (amongst other things) a guitar, a frying pan, a holster with gun, a lantern, a shovel, a stick of dynamite and a bedroll? Buckaroo!

  4. What sport is played by the Ipswich Witches, Poole Pirates, King’s Lynn Stars, Lakeside Hammers and Swindon Robins? (Motorcycle) speedway

  5. In snooker, how many points is the pink ball worth? 6

  6. Trent Bridge cricket ground is home to which county cricket team? Nottinghamshire

  7. Le Mans → Guingamp → Marseille → Chelsea → Shanghai Shenhua → Galatasaray → Chelsea → Montreal Impact → Phoenix Rising is the complete* transfer history of which African footballer? Didier Drogba

  8. In tennis, what name is given to the receiver’s right-hand service court? Deuce court

  9. With which two teams did Michael Schumacher win his 7 World Drivers’ Championships between 1994 and 2004? Benetton and Ferrari

  10. At the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, which barefoot runner accidentally collided with and injured her American rival Mary Decker during the women’s 3000m final? Zola Budd

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