UK Sports Trivia Questions & Answers

1.After which sporting hero was Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton named? [---- -----]

2.Against which country did England concede one of the fastest goals ever in international soccer in November 1993, but went on to win 7-1?

3.At the end of the 2005/06 Premiership season, which football team had the stadium with the highest capacity?

4.At what boxing weight did Ricky Hatton fight? (in 2007)

5.At what other sport did cricketer W.G.Grace captain England?

6.At which English Racecourse are the 1,000 and 2,000 guineas run?

7.Charlotte Edwards led England?s women to World Cup glory in which sport in March 2009?

8.Name the English Cricketer born in Preston in 1977, who was captain of England in 2006.

9.The 2002 Football League Cup final was a first to?

10.Football defender Luis Moreno kicked what off the pitch at the Atletico Junior stadium in Columbia in March 2011?

11.For which county did seam bowler Jon Lewis play?

12.Founded in 1862, what is considered to be the oldest soccer club in the football league?

13.How many gold medals did Chris Hoy win in the 2008 Olympics?

14.How many horses have ever won the Derby twice?

15.How many people take part in the Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race?

16.How many points do you get for a field goal in American Football?

17.How many yards is a cricket pitch from stumps to stumps?

18.In 1933 England gained the Ashes at the end of a tour which gained a particular nickname. What was it?

19.In 1968, who became the first batsman to hit six sixes in an over in first-class cricket? [(Sir) Gary S-----]

20.In cricket, what is the name given to a 5-over period when only two fielders are allowed outside the 30-yard circle? [P--------]

21.The European Court of Justice ruled that all EU football players have the right to a free transfer at the end of their contracts - what is this decision called?

22.In horse racing, what betting odds are known as a double carpet?

23.Malcolm Glazer gained control of which Premiership football club, which had been owned by the Edwards family for more than 30 years?

24.In September 2010, former steelworker Philippe Croizon swam the English Channel in less than 14 hours. Why was his achievement so amazing?

25.In several polls over the last decade, what has consistently been voted Britain?s favourite toy? [----]

26.In show jumping, how many faults are incurred for a refusal?

27.In the early days of cricket, a bowler who took three wickets in a row was presented with what?

28.In the history of Formula 1 racing, which nation has provided the highest number of champions?

29.In what year was the first Oxford vs. Cambridge boat race run?

30.In which city have the 2006 Commonwealth Games been held?

31.In which city is Lansdowne Road rugby ground?

32.In which country was England cricket captain Nasser Hussain born?

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