Monday, 3 May 2010


1. Who were the mother & daughter who won the BBC Sports Personality of the Year in 1971 & 2006?

Princess Anne; Zara Phillips. (2)

2. Virginia Wade was the last British lady to win at Wimbledon, in 1977. Which Dutchwoman did she beat in the final?

Betty Stove. (1)

3. In 1956 the Queen Mother almost won the Grand National, but her horse suddenly collapsed less than fifty yards from the finish line. Can you name the horse & jockey?

Devon Loch; Dick Francis. (2)

4. In 1954 Roger Bannister became the first man to break the 4 minute mile barrier, running 3 minutes 59.4 seconds. At which Oxford racetrack was this at?

Iffley Road. (1)

5. In which North American sport is the Stanley Cup competed for?

Ice hockey. (1)

6. This season the European Champions' League Cup Final is between Bayern Munich & Inter Milan. Last year which Spanish side beat which English club in the final?

Barcelona; Manchester United. (2)

7. England have won the last two home series of 'The Ashes' in cricket, against Australia. And what ground did they clinch their victories both times in the fifth & final test?

The Oval. (1)

8. Two sporting venues in the London Borough of Southwark were used as venues in the 1948 Summer Olympic games. Can you name them?

Champion Hill, Dulwich Hamlet FC; Herne Hill. (2)

9. The 1953 FA Cup Final is known as the Matthews Final, after the famous footballer Stanley Matthews, who was on the winning side against Bolton Wanderers, in a 4-3 thriller against Bolton Wanderers. Who did he play for, & which other famous footballing Stanley got a hat trick for his side?

Blackpool; Stan Mortensen. (2)

10. England famously won the World Cup in 1966, beating West Germany 4-2; Geoff Hurst scoring a hat-trick. But who scored the other goal?

Martin Peters (1)

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