The big sports quiz of the year 2017

21 December 2017 12:40
Real Madrid won five trophies, Anthony Joshua became a world champion and Conor McGregor became a boxer. Were you paying attention to the little details?Which of these footballers retired with fewer than 100 international caps?Andrea PirloDirk KuytFrancesco TottiFrank LampardPhilipp Lahm Xabi Alonso Where did Usain Bolt finish in the final race of his career?FirstSecondThirdHe didn’t finishWho is this?Rafa NadalAndy Murray Nick KyrgiosStan WawrinkaWho was the winner when two double Olympic champions met in the ring as professionals?Anthony JoshuaBilly Joe SaundersVasyl LomachenkoGuillermo RigondeauxWhich football team won a competitive match for the first time in 13 years?Andorra LuxembourgLichtensteinGibraltarWhich team won 18 matches in a row before losing in Dublin?Real MadridCelticThe All BlacksEngland’s rugby union teamHow many points did England score in the Rugby League World Cup final?None OneFiveTenIn which city was this photo taken?New YorkDubaiLondonAbu DhabiThe first finished 30–15. The second finished 21–24. What about the third?22–163–1215–1531–31Which tennis player made it to three singles grand slam finals this year?Venus Williams Roger Federer Rafa NadalGarbiñe Muguruza Complete this Warren Gatland quote: "I am a happy … "KiwiIdiotHunterClownWho is wearing this boot? Harry KaneLionel MessiAlexis SánchezCristiano RonaldoWhich of the four clubs that made it to the Champions League semi-finals this year have not been managed by Claudio Ranieri?Atlético Madrid MonacoJuventusReal Madrid Where did Lewis Hamilton have his worst result of his season (a ninth-place finish) and the best result of his season (securing the drivers’ title)?MexicoBrazilGreat BritainMonacoEngland didn't lose a competitive football match in 2017. Neither did… WalesRepublic of Ireland Northern Ireland Scotland Which athlete held three different world records in the same event on the same day in July?Mo FarahUsain BoltAdam Peaty Jonnie PeacockWho finally won after 73 attempts?LA DodgersAtlanta FalconsSergio GarcíaHouston AstrosWho is this?Jodie TaylorHeather KnightSarah HunterAnya ShrubsoleComplete this sequence: Joe Cordina, Katie Taylor, Luke Campbell, Scott Quigg …Tony Bellew Floyd Mayweather Anthony JoshuaWladimir Klitschko Who came out on top when two French football teams met at the Cardiff City Stadium in June? LyonFranceParis Saint-Germain MarseilleAccording to the UAE Football Association’s guidelines, what was “unethical” about Asamoah Gyan?His goal celebrationsHis bootsHis tattoosHis hair Who described their job as “90% aggravation and 10% top satisfaction – and you have to give everything in your life for that"?Adam Peaty Floyd Mayweather Arsène WengerNicola Adams Where is this?SydneyNew YorkShanghaiHuddersfield Carlos Correa proposed to his girlfriend on 1 November. What else did he do that day?Won the Superbike World ChampionshipWon the World SeriesBeat Novak Djokovic at tennisBought Barnsley FC.Who said: "It is impossible to please the Greeks and Trojans. Neither did Jesus please everyone"?Martin O’Neill Sam Allardyce Joe Root Emanuel SantosWho is this? David de GeaGianluigi BuffonSergio RomeroIker CasillasWho was employed for 77 days in 2017, having been employed for 85 days in 2016?Alan Pardew Frank de Boer Sam AllardyceSlaven BilicWho completes the set: Sergio García, Brooks Koepka, Justin Thomas and. Rory McIlroyDustin JohnsonJordan SpiethDanny Willett Who is this? Alastair Cook Stuart BroadBen Stokes Jimmy AndersonReal Madrid became the first team to retain the Champions League. Who were the first team to retain the European Cup? Nottingham Forest Real Madrid LiverpoolCeltic Who became like Frank Lampard, Dixie Dean, Thierry Henry, Luther Blissett and Jimmy Greaves?Neymar and Ousmane DembéléWayne Rooney and Sergio AgüeroJohn Terry and Brendan RodgersGareth Southgate and Gordon StrachanWho decided to accept a job offer when his “dog barked twice”?Harry Redknapp Jupp HeynckesEngland couldn't do it in Brisbane, Adelaide or Perth. Where did Bangladesh do it?SydneyCanberraDhakaHobartWho are like “nutella and shit”?Pep Guardiola and José Mourinho Steve Smith and Ben Stokes Rino Gattuso and Andrea Pirlo Claudio Bravo and EdersonSlovakia did it in 2009. Bosnia and Herzegovina did it in 2013. Who did it in 2017? ChileIceland and PanamaDenmark and SwitzerlandNorth KoreaWho is this? Michael van GerwenPhil TaylorMartin AdamsGary AndersonIn which country did an Earthquake exact revenge on a Jackal?Russia The USNorthern Ireland MexicoWhich of cycling's three Grand Tours started in France? Giro d’Italia Tour de France Vuelta a EspañaName the "boxer".Gennady GolovkinConor McGregorCanelo ÁlvarezManny PacquiaoWhat was unusual about Ali Farag and Nour El Tayeb winning US Open squash titles on the same day in October? They were professional tennis players last yearThey are marriedThey are siblingsThey are both in their 40s40 and above.Incredible. You are simply incredible39 and above.Incredible. You are simply incredible38 and above.Incredible. You are simply incredible37 and above.Incredible. You are simply incredible36 and above.That's a very, very, very impressive score34 and above.That's a very impressive score33 and above.That's a very impressive score32 and above.That's a very impressive score35 and above.That's a very impressive score31 and above.That's a very impressive score30 and above.That's a very impressive score29 and above.More than half! Well done28 and above.More than half! Well done27 and above.More than half! Well done26 and above.More than half! Well done25 and above.More than half! Well done24 and above.More than half! Well done23 and above.More than half! Well done22 and above.More than half! Well done21 and above.More than half! Well done20 and above.You did OK. Better luck next year19 and above.You did OK. Better luck next year18 and above.You did OK. Better luck next year17 and above.You did OK. Better luck next year16 and above.You did OK. Better luck next year15 and above.Meh14 and above.Meh13 and above.Meh12 and above.Meh11 and above.Meh10 and above.Not great9 and above.Not great8 and above.Not great7 and above.Not great6 and above.Not great5 and above.Disaster4 and above.Disaster3 and above.Disaster2 and above.Disaster0 and above.Disaster1 and above.Disaster Continue reading. . read full article

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