Cricket, Golf & Other World Sports Trivia Questions & Answers

1.The Portuguese footballer Christiano Ronaldo was named after whom? (Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro)

2.Cricketers Ravi Shastri, Sir Gary Sobers, Herschelle Gibbs and Yuvraj Singh have all?

3.What does a golfer keep in their Shag Bag? [P------- -----]

4.What is a period of play in polo called?

5.What is basketball player Earvin Johnsons nickname, given to him in 1974 when he was only 15?

6.What is the maximum number of times a volleyball may be hit before it has to go over the net?

7.What is the name of the racecourse at the end of the Bois de Boulogne in Paris?

8.What is the name of the trophy awarded to the winners of the Rugby World Cup? [W------ Webb ----- Trophy

9.What is the only Central American country in which baseball, not soccer, is the people's favourite sport?

10.What is the stretch of mown grass between the tee and the green on a golf course called? [--- -------]

11.What is unusual about San Paulos Interlagos and Turkeys Istanbul Park motor racing circuits?

12.What line is twenty-one feet from the net on a tennis court? [The ------- ----]

13.What name is given to a building dedicated to the sport of Cycling? [---------]

14.What name is given to the back part of the head of a golf club where it bends to join the shaft? [The ----]

15.What nationality is golfer Louis Oosthuizen?

16.What nationality was tennis player Gabriella Sabatini?

17.What number shirt did David Beckham wear when he was at Real Madrid and LA Galaxy?

18.What sport do the Boston Red Sox play?

19.What sport features in the Stella Artois tournament?

20.What sport has 4 letters and begins with a T?

21.What two geometrical shapes are used to construct a standard football?

22.Which American tennis player walked off the court during Wimbledon 1995, before his wife assaulted the umpire? [Jeff T------]

23.Which annual sporting event attracts the largest spectator attendance - in excess of 10 million people?

24.Which country hosted the 1998 Football World Cup?

25.Which country was the only undefeated team at the 2010 FIFA World Cup?

26.Which Czech-born tennis player won the men's singles at the US Open in 1985, 1986 and 1987? [I--- -----]

27.Which game is similar to baseball but played with a lighter bat, a larger ball, and using a smaller field?

28.Which is the only country to play in every Football World Cup since it started in 1930?

29.Which Italian football team has the nickname I Lupi which translates as The Wolves?

30.Which sport dates back to 1817 at Harrow School and involves players making a boast, volley, trickle and rail shots?

31.Which sport starts with a tip-off?

32.Which sport uses a piece of equipment that must be exactly 9 foot long and 5 foot wide?

33.Who is the only tennis player to make a second appearance in a Wimbledon final 20 years after his first appearance? [Jimmy -------]

34.Who was the captain of the West Indies cricket team from 1974 to 1978 and from 1979 to 1985? [Clive -----]

35.Who won the Ladies Singles at Wimbledon in 1988, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993 and 1995? [------ ----]

36.Who won the men's singles at the 1999 US Open?

37.Who won the men's singles title at Wimbledon in 2005? [----- F------]

38.Who won the Wimbledon Women's Singles title in 2004?

39.Whose ear did Mike Tyson bite in 1997?

40.Wing Commander Andy Green the first person to break the sound barrier on land.

41.With which sport do you associate the Cresta Run?

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