Summer of Sports Quiz

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Put the flags out – it’s time for a summer of sports quiz! Who will be the champion? Here are 20 questions to test your knowledge…

Will it be game, set and match to you when you take on friends and family? Try our quiz now and find out!

When you’ve finished, scroll down to the bottom of the page for the answers. Good luck!

20 Sports Quiz Questions and Answers


1.Which famous tennis coach is the mother of Wimbledon stars Jamie and Andy?

2.What is the name of the 2024 tennis film starring Zendaya, Mike Faist and Josh O’Connor?

3. What colour were tennis balls traditionally, before they became yellow?

4. Which female tennis player has won Wimbledon a record nine times?

5. What was the duration of the longest tennis match to the nearest hour?

The Euros

The official match ball of the Euros 2024

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6. How many football teams took part in the Euros 2024?

7. Where was the 1996 tournament played?

8. Who won the the last tournament, played in 2021 due to Covid in 2020?

9. Which one player has played in five Euros in a row?

10. Denmark won the Euros in 1992 – why was this unusual?


Marathon runner's legs

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11. Who holds the world record for the fastest 100-metre and 200-metre sprints?

12. Why was the original marathon length changed in 1908?

13. Who was the first British woman to win an Olympic gold medal in track-and- field competition? A) Mary Rand B) Ann Packer C) Denise Lewis

14. True or False: Tug of war was an Olympic sport until 1920.

15. Which British runner won four Olympic medals and set eight world records before later serving in both the House of Commons and the House of Lords?


Olympic swimmers, Rio de Janeiro 2016

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16. Which of the following is not a real swimming stroke? A) Freestyle B) Dragonfly C) Backstroke

17. True or False: Swimmer Duncan Scott is Welsh.

18. What is the minimum depth of an Olympic swimming pool?

19. In what year did Rebecca Adlington take home two Olympic gold medals?

20. True or False: Women first participated in Olympic swimming events in 1912.

Sports Quiz Answers

How did you do? Check the correct answers below.

1. Judy Murray
2. Challengers
3. White
4. Martina Navratilova
5. 11 hours
6. 24
7. England
8. Italy
9. Cristiano Ronaldo
10. They didn’t actually qualify for the tournament but replaced Yugoslavia due to the war there.
11. Usain Bolt
12. So that the course could end at Buckingham Palace
13. Mary Rand
14. True
15. Sebastian Coe
16. Dragonfly
17. False – he’s Scottish
18. 2 metres
19. 2008
20. True

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