150+ Sports Trivia Questions & Answers For The Devoted Tifosis

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Photo Sports Trivia Questions

Which celebrated football club’s logo is this?

Answer: Real Madrid

What is unique about this moment at the Olympics?

Answer: Nadia Comaneci Perfect 10 In olympics

Who is this Track and field legend?

Asnwer: Jesse owens

What NFL team’s mascot is this?

Answer: Baltimore Ravens' Mascot Edgar Allan Poe

Who is this German coach, who managed the Greek National team that won Euro 2004?

Answer: Otto Rehhagel

What was this famous tennis match known as?

Answer: Battle of the sexes

What is the name of this computer/chess engine that beat Garry Kasparov?

Answer: Deep Blue

Who is this cricketing legend?

Answer: Vivian Richards

What famous football stadium is this?


Answer: Anfield

Which two legendary F1 drivers is this movie based on?

Answer: Rush based on Niki Lauda and James Hunt

Which barefoot runner won the 1960 Olympic marathon?

Answer: Abebe Bikila

The winner of which famous sporting event is this trophy given to?

Answer: IPL

Which sport takes place in a dohyo?

Answer: Sumo Wrestling

Who is this and what sporting event did he start?

Answer: Dana white started UFC

Who is this table tennis icon?

Answer: Ma Long

Multiple Choice Sports Trivia Questions and Answers

The Bill Russell Most Valuable Player Award is awarded in which sport?

3.Ice hockey

Answer: Basketball

How many players are there on a water polo team?

1. 11
2. 10
3. 7
4. 9

Answer: 7 Including the Goalkeeper

NBA star Lebron James launched a pair of trainers inspired by which English football club (he is also part shareholder of the club)?

1. Arsenal
2. Liverpool
3. Manchester United
4. Leeds united

Answer: Liverpool

Who was the first Australian cricketer to make a century in home and away Test debuts? 

1. Michael Clarke 
2. Mike Hussey 
3. Ricky Ponting 
4. Matthew Hayden

Answer: Michael Clarke

Who has won the most Grand Slam titles out of the following tennis players?

1. Roger Federer
2. Novak Djokovic
3. Pete Sampras
4. Ivan Lendl

Answer: Novak Djokovic

Which American World War 2 general appeared in the pentathlon event at the 1912 Olympics? 
1.Dwight Eisenhower 
2.George Patton 
3.Mac Arthur
4.Harry Truman

Answer: George Patton 

The participants of the Ryder cup play which sport?
1. Golf
2. Ice Hockey
3. Hockey
4. Badminton

Answer: Golf

Tommi Makkinen, Petter Solberg and Juha Kankunnen have been world champions at which sport? 

1. Rally driving 
3.Ski jumping
4. F1

Answer: Rally driving 

Which sports do Six Nations Champions play?


Answer: Rugby

How old was Martina Navratilova when she made her Olympic debut? 


Answer: 47

James Connolly won the first-ever modern Olympic gold medal. In what event did he compete? 

1.High jump 
2.Long jump 
3.Triple jump
4.100 Meter dash

Answer: Triple jump

How many gold medals did Michael Phelps win at the Olympic Games? 


Answer: 23

In 1904, George Eyser won gymnastic gold despite what disability? 

1.He was blind 
2.He had an artificial leg 
3.He was deaf 
4.He had a pacemaker

Answer: He had an artificial leg

Who was the first male tennis player to complete the Grand Slam and win an Olympic Games gold medal? 

1.Andre Agassi 
2.Stefan Edberg 
3.Pete Sampras 
4.Roger Federer

Answer: Andre Agassi

How many times did Arnold Palmer win the US Open? 

4.Four times

Answer: Once

How many majors did Severiano Ballesteros win? 

Answer: 5

In what year did the first Paralympic Games take place? 


Answer: 1960

In which city will you find an Australian rules football team called the Crows? 


Answer: Adelaide

Who was the first Australian since 1877 to be picked for the national team despite not having played first-class cricket? 

1. Pat Cummins 
2. Clint McKay 
3. David Warner 
4.Steve Waugh

Answer: David Warner

The International Olympic Committee is based in which Swiss city?

Answer: Lausanne

Sports Quiz Questions and Answers

In the 2006 FIFA World Cup Final, which player did Zinedine Zidane headbutt?

Marco Materazzi

Who is the only Footballer to have won the Champions League with 3 different clubs?

Clarence Seedorf

Which two champions league winning teams have shared the same stadia as their home ground?

AC Milan and Inter Milan

Which year was the NFL founded in?


Which two NFL teams share the same field for their Home Games?

The jets and the giants

St Leo is the middle name of which record-breaking sprinter?

Usain Bolt

Which sprinter is the only man with an Olympic gold medal and a Super Bowl ring?

Bob Hayes

Which African politician said, ‘Cricket civilizes people and creates good gentlemen’? 

Robert Mugabe

In which American city is an NBA team called the Timberwolves based?


Denisse Astrid van Lamoen, Kim Woojin, Albina Loginova and Christopher Perkins are former world champions in which sport? 


The infamous Battle of Boet Erasmus at the 1995 Rugby World Cup featured players from South Africa and what other country? 


Who was the first white athlete to break the 10-second barrier in the 100 meters?

Christophe Lemaçtre 

In 2012, Leicester City agreed to a record £1m fee for which non-league player who went on to win the league?

Jamie Vardy 

Which rugby league team reached their first, and so far only, Challenge Cup final in 1999?

London Broncos

Who has won the most US Open Women’s Singles titles in the open era (post-1968)? 

Chris Evert & Serena Williams both at 6

Which European golfer holds the record for the lowest four-round score in the US Open?

Rory McIlroy

Sam Allardyce started his managerial career with which Irish club? 


Blanka Vlaši is a world champion in which athletics event? 

High jump

What nationality is 5,000m former World and Olympic champion Meseret Defar? 


Stade de la Mosson is the home ground of which French football club?


Who was the first hooker to captain his team to victory in the Rugby World Cup? 

South Africa’s John Smit

What was the first Asian city to host the Commonwealth Games

Kuala Lumpur 

What color is the jersey worn by the leading sprinter in cycling’s Giro d’Italia? 


Before taking over at Chelsea, André Villas-Boas was the manager of which club? 


New Zealand ran up a Rugby World Cup record score of 145 points against which opposition? 


What rugby union position is sometimes known in New Zealand as the first five-eighth? 


What is the only NFL team that plays its home games in the state of New York? 

Buffalo Bills 

How many players are on a basketball team? 

Who was the only player not named Federer, Nadal or Djokovic to win a Grand Slam tennis event between 2006 and 2011? 

Juan Martín del Potro 

The Conn Smythe Trophy and Jack Adams Award are prizes given in which sport? 

Ice hockey 

Anier García, Liu Xiang and Dayron Robles are Olympic gold medallists in which track event? 

110m hurdles 

In what year did the Ryder Cup know as ‘The War on the Shore’ take place? 


Which England batsman has been involved in the most Test match wins at Lord’s? 

Andrew Strauss 

Who was the only goalkeeper to save a penalty from Matthew Le Tissier?

Mark Crossley 

Which lawn bowler took part in eight Commonwealth Games between 1974 and 2010? 

Willie Wood

The Orioles are a baseball team in which American city? 


What is the name of the golf competition that features amateur women’s teams from the USA and Great Britain and Ireland? 

Curtis Cup 

What are the three NFL teams in the state of Florida? 

Miami Dolphins, Jacksonville Jaguars and Tampa Bay Buccaneers 

Blackledge is the middle name of which former England rugby union captain? 

Bill Beaumont 

Teófilo Stevenson, the first man to win three consecutive Olympic heavyweight gold medals, represented which country? 


Which former England cricket captain was involved in 8 Test match runouts that saw his partner dismissed seven times? 

Nasser Hussain 

Which Italian football club plays their home games at Stadio San Paolo? 


Who was the first athlete to break the 10-second barrier in the 100 meters? 

Jim Hines

In what English county do the Badminton Horse Trials take place?


In 1992, Gareth Marriott became the first Briton to win an Olympic medal in which sport? 


Durham Wildcats, Glasgow Rocks and Guildford Heat are teams in which sport? 


Who were the first female tennis player to win the Grand Slam and an Olympic gold medal in the same year? 

Steffi Graf

In 1907, Arnaud Massy became the first foreign winner of which famous sporting event? 

The Open Golf Championship 

How many players are there in a handball team? 

In what city is the rugby stadium Ellis Park? 


Who was the first England cricketer to take a hat trick in a One Day International? 

James Anderson 

In 2000, Stacy Dragila became the first Olympic gold medal winner in which athletics event?

Women’s pole vault 

Who was the first foreigner to manage a top-flight English football club? 

Dr Jozef Vengloš


Who was the first European to win The Masters golf tournament? 

Seve Ballesteros 

What is the only Belgian city to host the Olympic Games? 


Who is the only Australian cricketer to appear on the batting and bowling honors board at Lord’s? 

Keith Miller

Who was the first left-handed player to win the World Darts Championship? 

Les Wallace

The Ranfurly Shield is a domestic rugby union competition in which country? 

New Zealand

The Queen’s Park Oval is a cricket ground in which Caribbean capital?


Which Guyanese cricketer in 2012 became the 10th batsman to score 10,000 Test match runs? 

Shivnarine Chanderpaul 

How many players are there on a baseball team? 

The Palio is a horse race that takes place in which Italian city? 


Which sporting event provided the title of a 2003 album by German techno giants Kraftwerk?

Tour de France 

Louis Smith won Britain’s first men’s Olympic gymnastics medal for 80 years in 2008 on which piece of apparatus? 

Pommel horse 

Which Australian quickie was the first bowler to take a hat-trick in a Twenty20 international?

Brett Lee

Who was the first goalkeeper to captain England after World War II? 

Frank Swift 

Who was the only footballer to appear on Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World in 2012 list? 

Lionel Messi 

Which two countries contested the 3rd and 4th place play-off match at the 2002 World Cup?

Turkey and South Korea 

What is the Brazilian footballer Givanildo Vieira de Souza more commonly known as? 


Who was the only player to beat Rafael Nadal in a grand slam event in 2010? 

Andy Murray 

Brad Pitt played which baseball general manager in the 2011 film Moneyball? 

Billy Beane 

Russell Crowe starred as which heavyweight champion in the 2005 film Cinderella Man?

James J Braddock

What was the first Irish golf club to host the Ryder Cup? 

The K Club, Co Kildare 

Which country won the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations? 


The Velka Pardubice is a famous horse race run in which country? 

Czech Republic

Who was the first winner of the Drivers’ Championship (F1)? 

Giuseppe Farina


Who holds the record for the most Formula One starts without registering a win? 

Andrea de Cesaris 

What is signified by a marshall waving a half-black, half-white flag with a car number?

Warning of unsporting behavior 

What was the first Asian country to host a Formula One Grand Prix? 


Who has won the British Grand Prix the most number of times? 

Lewis Hamilton

Which circuit hosted the British Grand Prix in 1955, 1957, 1959, 1961 and 1962?


At 7.004km miles, which 2012 circuit has the longest lap length? 


Which driver was killed at the 1970 Dutch Grand Prix? 

Piers Courage 

In the 1988 season, only three men won a race Senna and Prost were two but who was the third? 

Gerhard Berger

In what month does the Melbourne Cup horse race take place? 


Which two international rugby teams compete for the Centenary Quaich? 

Scotland and Ireland 

Which city is the venue for the darts World Grand Prix tournament? 


Complete the title of this golf book - Bring Me The Head of…? 

Sergio García 

Which city hosted the 2010 Commonwealth Games? 

New Delhi 

How many players are on a Canadian football team? 


What nationality is former middleweight boxing champion Sergio Gabriel Martínez?


Which left-handed golfer won The Masters in 2003? 

Mike Weir

The Hertfordshire Mavericks, Surrey Storm and Loughborough Lightning are teams in which sport? 


What is the Brazilian midfielder Ricardo Izecson dos Santos Leite better known as? 


The Larry O’Brien Trophy is awarded to the winning team in which competition? 

The NBA finals 

What name connects a former Southampton and Arsenal midfielder and a one-time caddy of Tiger Woods? 

Steve Williams 

What was the venue of the first Winter Olympic Games? 


Willie Park Sr was the first winner of which sporting event? 

The Open Championship

Graeme Souness had managerial spells at which three continental European clubs? Benfica, Torino and Galatasaray 

The figure of Abe Mitchell sits on the top of which famous sporting trophy? 

The Ryder Cup

The Wooden Award is a prize given to outstanding players in which sport? 


Which American basketball star is a part-owner of Liverpool Football Club?

 Lebron James 

In 1977, Charlotte Brew became the first woman to do what? 

Ride in the Grand National 

The Val Barker Trophy is awarded to the most stylish performer in which Olympic discipline? Boxing 

Which Croat was the leading goal scorer at the 1998 FIFA World Cup? 

Davor Suker 

Up to 2022, 7 countries had hosted both the Summer and Winter Olympics. Name them.

France, USA, Italy, Canada, Germany, Japan and China

Which two rugby union teams compete for the Babcock Trophy? 

British Army and the Royal Navy

Which British Formula One driver has had the most podium finishes? 

Lewis Hamilton

Which two countries were involved in a controversial 1956 Olympic water polo match dubbed ‘Blood in the Water’? 

USSR and Hungary

Which country was originally chosen to host the 1986 World Cup but withdrew for financial reasons? 


Who was the first British golfer to win The Masters? 

Sandy Lyle

Which city hosted the 1932 Summer Olympics? 

Los Angeles 

On 18 May 1958, Maria Teresa de Filippis became the first woman to do what? 

Drive in a Formula One Grand Prix 

In which American city will you find an NHL team called the Mighty Ducks? 


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