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Sport Quiz #49

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 25 December 2009

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FINA announced in November 2008 that the cities that had expressed interest in hosting the 2013 World Aquatics Championships were Belgrade (Serbia), Budapest and Balatonfüred (Hungary), Dubai (United Arab Emirates), Hamburg (Germany), Hong Kong (China), Madrid (Spain), and which other?

A
Paris (France)
B
London (England)
C
Moscow (Russia)
D
Melbourne (Australia)
Select from the options above.
2

Which of these was a horse that won the British Grand National three times, in 1973, 1974 and 1977?

A
Green Gin
B
Red Rum
C
Black Whisky
D
Yellow Bacardi
Select from the options above.
3

Which sport, a version of which had been a medal sport in 1924, and a demonstration sport in 1928, 1936 and 1948, became an official Winter Olympic sport in 1960?

A
Short track speed skating
B
Luge
C
Freestyle skiing
D
Biathlon
Select from the options above.
4

International Olympic Committee president Jacques Rogge used to play which sport, representing Belgium?

A
Rugby union
B
Billiards
C
Tennis
D
Curling
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5

In 2009, Heikki Kovalainen, Kimi Raikkonen, Sebastian Vettel, Robert Kubica and Nico Rosberg were competitors in which sport?

Note: This question was updated in November 2014
A
Motor racing
B
Skiing
C
Weight lifting
D
Cycling
Select from the options above.
6

What nationality is sailor Russell Coutts, MBE, winner of numerous international match races, World Championships victories and America's Cups?

Note: This question was updated in December 2013
A
Australian
B
New Zealander
C
American
D
British
Select from the options above.
7

If you were watching a game between the Red Sox and the Yankees, what sport would they be playing?

A
Baseball
B
Cricket
C
Snooker
D
Rugby Union
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