Sport Quiz: The Week Gone By 24/10

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It's not been a great week for the legacy of Lance, but how much do you remember about the stories that have dominated the sporting headlines?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What about old Lancey boy, eh? Guilty or not guilty (he's guilty), the face of cycling was found guilty of doping and was dropped by Nike and stripped of his Tour de France titles. How many times did Lance win the Tour de France though?
    • A. 

      Five

    • B. 

      Six

    • C. 

      Seven

  • 2. 
    Elsewhere, there was more good news from Olympics-ville, as the news came in that the Games had actually cost less than the budget. [Roughly] how much was the expected budget though?
    • A. 

      £7bn

    • B. 

      £8bn

    • C. 

      £9bn

    • D. 

      £10bn

  • 3. 
    The Heineken Cup threw up its usual mix of flair, experience and surprises, but only one side are on ten points after two rounds of the tournament. Who are they?
    • A. 

      Clermont Auvergne

    • B. 

      Leicester Tigers

    • C. 

      Leinster

    • D. 

      Harlequins

  • 4. 
    Auckland saw the final race in the world triathlon series, with Spaniard Javier Gomez crossing the line first. Who won the series title though?
    • A. 

      Javier Gomez

    • B. 

      Jonathan Brownlee

    • C. 

      Alistair Brownlee

  • 5. 
    Back in England, and Frankel took to the track in Ascot to win by a length and head off into the joyous world that is a horse's retirement with an unbeaten record. How many races did the great Frankel win in his career?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      12

    • C. 

      14

    • D. 

      16

  • 6. 
    Teletext reported its final piece of news this week, as the great pixellated one shutdown once and for all. In honour of our favourite button pushing, page-flicking, Bamboozle-providing TV pastime, we'll kick off this week with a Teletext question. Which of the following is an incorrect page?
    • A. 

      302 - Football news

    • B. 

      324 - Premier League table

    • C. 

      350 - Cricket news

    • D. 

      370 - Rugby news

  • 7. 
    Over to boxing now, where Kell Brook defeated Hector Saldivia to prove his credentials once again and open up new avenues that could see him en route to a title fight. Which round was the fight stopped in?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Four

  • 8. 
    Football now - which Championship manager has walked out on his honest bunch of heroic chaps in favour of the money on offer at Bolton? (our quiz compiler may or may not have a vested interest in this one...)
    • A. 

      Simon Grayson

    • B. 

      Dave Jones

    • C. 

      Sean O'Driscoll

    • D. 

      Dougie Freedman

  • 9. 
    The Premier League offered up a feast of goals yet again last weekend, as the entertainment kept on coming (and the defending kept on getting worse). How many of the weekend's strikes were recorded as own goals though?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Four

  • 10. 
    Finally, with all these goals going on, there are obviously alot of players fighting their way to the top of the scoring charts. Which of the following players is NOT joint top of the list?
    • A. 

      Jermain Defoe

    • B. 

      Robin van Persie

    • C. 

      Demba Ba

    • D. 

      Michu

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