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Sports Quiz

I) What was the name of the original World Cup which Brazil won outright after their 3rd WC win in 1970?

2) Who was the last British winner of a Wimbledon singles title?

3) Four Rugby Union teams share grounds with a football club, Name the four and the ground they share?

4) Which UK Cricket Ground has recently joined the approved Test Match Venue list?

5) Name the 5 classic flat horse races?

6)These Football Clubs have moved to new grounds. Can you name the their former ground?

Bolton Wanderers

Hull City

Sunderland

Southampton

Reading

Wigan Athletic

Manchester City

Scunthorpe Utd

Leicester City

Middlesborough

7) Only two Football Clubs clubs have never been relegated, name them?

8) Which 3 nations have hosted the World Cup twice.

9) How long is an Olympic swimming pool.

10) What is the average distance of the Tour de France (As it varies year to year, 200 miles either way)

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6) Sunderland was Roker Park.

8) Germany

9) 50 Metres

Kate

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1 Jules Rimet

2 Virginia Wade

6 Man City - Maine Road

Middlesboro - Ayresome (sp?) Park

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5 Newmarket, Epsom, Doncaster and Ascot

I cannot think what the 5th one is - anyone else know

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6) Southampton used to play at The Dell, and Leicester at Filbert Street.

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Spoiler space I have answered the lot but had to use the web for research sometimes.

1) Jules Rimet

2) Virginia Wade

3)

Hull

Wycombe Wanderers and Wasps at Adams Park,

Watford and Saracens at Vicarage Road

Wigan Warriors with Wigan Athletic JJB

Reading FC and London Irish Madjeski

(I think there might be others too)

4) Cardiff

5) 2,000 and 1,000 guineas, St Ledger, The Oaks and Derby

6)

Bolton - Burnden Park

Hull - The Boulevad

Sunderland - Roker Park

Southampton - The Dell

Reading - Elm Park

Wigan Athletic - springfield park

Manchester City - Maine Road

Scunthorpe Utd - Old Show Ground

Leicester City - Filbert Street

Middlesborough - Ayresome Park

7) Sneaky! Celtic and Rangers

8)

France

Germany

Mexico

9) 50 meters

10) 2,100 miles (modern Tour)

Bex

What a way to kill an evening

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