65 sport questions and answers for your home pub quiz

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We’re so excited that sport is getting back up and running. Of course it will be a while before we can stand on the terraces or queue outside Wimbledon, but we’ve missed watching people run around chasing balls more than we care to admit!


In the mean time, RadioTimes.com has been spending most of our time quizzing (hasn’t everyone?!). And of course we came up with a bumper round of sports questions to keep ourselves entertained.

Now it’s your turn to give them a go: from football to Formula 1, rowing to rugby union, we’ve got a little bit of something for everyone – but who will emerge victorious as your sports pub quiz champion?

Once you’ve finished, why not try our TV pub quizfilm pub quiz, or music quiz? Plus there’s many, many more questions available as part of our bumper general knowledge pub quiz.

On your marks, get set, go!

Sport Quiz Questions

  1. How many points did Liverpool record in the 2019/20 Premier League season before football was postponed?
  2. Name the only football team to sack Sir Alex Ferguson as a manager.
  3. How many times has Rafael Nadal won the French Open?
  4. Which team has won more trophies since the first Ryder Cup golf tournament in 1927 – USA or Great Britain/Europe?
  5. Which international team currently sits top of the FIFA Men’s World Rankings? (April 2020)
  6. In which year did American Football star Tom Brady win his first Super Bowl with the New England Patriots?
  7. Who is the only player to have scored in the Premier League, Championship, League 1, League 2, Conference, FA Cup, League Cup, Football League Trophy, FA Trophy, Champions League, Europa League, Scottish Premier League, Scottish Cup and Scottish League Cup?
  8. Who is the last non-British, non-German Formula 1 driver to win the World Driver’s title?
  9. Eoin Morgan set the record for number of sixes in a one-day international cricket match against Afghanistan at the 2019 Cricket World Cup. How many sixes did he hit?
  10. Which WWE superstar did Tyson Fury wrestle in 2019?
  11. Who is the top scorer for the England Women’s national football team?
  12. In which sport would competitors use a piece of equipment known as a foil?
  13. Frankie Dettori won seven races out of seven races at which UK horse racing course in 1995?
  14. In which sport do teams compete to win the Stanley Cup?
  15. What is Usain Bolt’s blistering 100m world record time?
  16. Which famous football manager once said: “I wouldn’t say I was the best manager in the business. But I was in the top one”?
  17. Did Team GB win more medals in total at London 2012 or Rio 2016?
  18. The first FIFA World Cup was held in which year? (Bonus point for the host nation)
  19. England won the 2003 Rugby World Cup thanks to an iconic drop goal from Jonny Wilkinson. How many points did England score in the match?
  20. How many MMA fights has UFC star Conor McGregor lost during his career?
  21. In American Football, how many points do you score for a touchdown?
  22. Which country are the current Netball World Cup Champions?
  23. The Chicago Cubs and Boston Red Sox play which sport?
  24. In which year did England manager Gareth Southgate hit the headlines for missing an important penalty against the Germans?
  25. Which two Formula 1 drivers have both won the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award twice?
  26. Which sports presenter is credited with devising Mo Farah’s celebratory ‘Mobot’ dance?
  27. How many Olympic gold medals did rower Steve Redgrave win?
  28. True or false: Ultimate Frisbee (also known as ‘Ultimate’) is an international sport
  29. What colour medal did diver Tom Daley win at London 2012?
  30. Who is the current captain of the England Women’s Football team?
  31. Which cricket club plays at The Oval?
  32. Modern pentathlon involves running, shooting and horse riding. Which other two sports are featured?
  33. Usain Bolt is still the fastest man in the world, running 100m in 9.58 seconds. In which year did he set that record?
  34. Jessica Ennis-Hill competed for Great Britain in which sport?
  35. Which country’s rugby team is called The Springboks?
  36. Who is the Premier League’s all-time top scorer?
  37. In which outdoor sport would you need a stick, a puck and a mouthguard?
  38. The Fosbury Flop is a technique used in which sport?
  39. Who won more caps for England: Wayne Rooney or David Beckham?
  40. True or false: Skateboarding was due to make its Olympic debut at Tokyo 2020
  41. Coco Gauff made headlines at Wimbledon last year when she beat Venus Williams. How old was Gauff?
  42. Which English Football League team was given the nickname The Gas?
  43. What is Muhammad Ali’s real name?
  44. What is the biggest capacity cricket ground in England?
  45. Complete the name of the current NBA champions: Toronto _____.
  46. Did Cristiano Ronaldo score more goals or play more games for Real Madrid in all competitions?
  47. Which course is The Masters golf tournament held?
  48. Name the three players to win the 2018/19 Premier League Golden Boot.
  49. In rugby union, who is England Men’s all-time top try scorer?
  50. How many balls are in total are there on the table at the start of a game of snooker?
  51. At which Olympics did Kelly Holmes win two gold medals?
  52. In which sport is 180 deemed a perfect score?
  53. Which of these is not a real sport: a) footgolf b) hand rounders c) chess boxing
  54. In which sport do competitors refer to ‘catching a crab’?
  55. Which sport, played on ice, did the nation suddenly become obsessed with when the GB women’s team won gold at the 2002 Winter Olympics?
  56. Which sport involves tucks and pikes?
  57. Who has won more grand slam tennis titles: Serena Williams or Roger Federer?
  58. Jade Jones took home gold for Team GB in the 2012 and 2016 Olympics. Which sport does she compete in?
  59. Which England footballer was famously never given a yellow card?
  60. The Los Angeles Lakers and New York Knicks play which sport?
  61. In cricket, what is the The Duckworth-Lewis-Stern method?
  62. Which 2012 Olympic event recorded record crowd noises of 114 decibels?
  63. Before Andy Murray, who was the last British tennis player to win a men’s singles Grand Slam tournament?
  64. After retiring from professional cycling, what other sport did Bradley Wiggins briefly attempt to make a career in?
  65. Where is the next Olympic Games set to take place?

Tiebreaker (if needed!) What is the highest speed ever recorded by a Formula 1 car during a Grand Prix?

Sport Quiz Answers

  1. 82
  2. St Mirren
  3. 12
  4. USA (26 – compared to Britain and Europe’s combined total of 14)
  5. Belgium
  6. 2002
  7. Gary Hooper
  8. Kimi Raikkonen (2007)
  9. 17
  10. Braun Strowman
  11. Kelly Smith
  12. Fencing
  13. Ascot
  14. Ice hockey (NHL)
  15. 9.58 seconds
  16. Brian Clough
  17. Rio 2016 (67 – compared to 65 at London 2012)
  18. 1930 (Uruguay)
  19. 20
  20. Four
  21. 6
  22. New Zealand
  23. Baseball
  24. 1996 – it was the semi finals of the European Championships
  25. Nigel Mansell and Damon Hill
  26. Clare Balding – she suggested it on sports panel show A League of Their Own
  27. 5
  28. True!
  29. Bronze
  30. Steph Houghton
  31. Surrey County Cricket Club
  32. Fencing and swimming
  33. 2009
  34. Heptathlon
  35. South Africa
  36. Alan Shearer
  37. Hockey
  38. High jump
  39. Wayne Rooney – he won 120, Becks won 115.
  40. True, alongside karate, surfing and sport climbing.
  41. 15
  42. Bristol Rovers
  43. Cassius Clay
  44. Lord’s
  45. Raptors
  46. More goals
  47. Augusta National Golf Club
  48. Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
  49. Rory Underwood
  50. 22
  51. Athens (2004)
  52. Darts
  53. b) hand rounders
  54. Rowing
  55. Curling
  56. Diving
  57. Serena Williams
  58. Taekwondo
  59. Gary Lineker
  60. Basketball
  61. A mathematical formulation designed to calculate the target score for the team batting second in a limited overs cricket match interrupted by weather or other circumstances
    /calculating the score required to win in a rain affected game of cricket/ which team wins, should the game be affected by rain
  62. Irish boxer Katie Taylor’s victory over British contender Natasha Jonas in the semi-finals
  63. Fred Perry
  64. Rowing
  65. Tokyo

Tiebreaker: 231.523mph (Juan Pablo Montoya, 2005)