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Sport Quiz #656

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 13 August 2021

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1

African nations boycotted the Montreal Olympic Games in 1976, as a protest against a recent tour of South Africa by a rugby team from which country?

A
Australia
B
New Zealand
C
Tonga
D
Samoa
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2

What was reported as being from ancient Greece by authors Lynn and Gray Poole in their "History of the Ancient Games", after they saw it carved on a stone when visiting Delphi In the 1950s?

A
The Olympic rings
B
The Coca Cola trademark
C
The Nike "swoosh"
D
The motto "Ars Gratia Artis"
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3

From the first Pokémon World Championship in 2004 until 2019 where were the tournaments held?

A
UK
B
France
C
Taiwan
D
USA
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4

Which was the first National Olympic Committee to be recognised by the International Olympic committee after its formation in 1894?

A
French
B
Hellenic
C
British
D
Australian
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5

Which was the first Olympic Games to held in the Balkans, after the 1896 Games in Athens?

A
1988 Summer Olympics
B
1984 Winter Olympics
C
1998 Winter Paralympics
D
2014 Winter Paralympics
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6

Which country was the first to win the Rugby World Cup other than its founders, New Zealand and Australia?

A
South Africa
B
France
C
England
D
Wales
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7

The annual BBC Sports Personality award was first given in 1954 and as at 2020 includes how many other categories?

A
3
B
8
C
4
D
6
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