Sports quiz of the week: big-hitters, champions, kayakers and the jungle

12 January 2018 @14:20 | The Guardian
Who was sympathetic? Who was contrite? And who learned about white lines? Which player hit the most sixes in the 2017-18 Ashes? Stuart Broad Steve Smith Shaun Marsh Mitchell Starc In which city will two European Cup-winning football teams play this weekend? Madrid London Manchester Nottingham Liverpool Who said: "If I had a kid, I probably wouldn’t play the Australian Open either"? Venus Williams Judy Murray Johanna Konta Nick Kyrgios Why will Japanese kayaker Yasuhiro Suzuki not be competing in the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo? He “will not compete in a home Olympics due to the pressure from the crowd” He has been given an eight-year ban for spiking a rival’s drink with a steroid He wants to compete in the Dakar Rally instead He is protesting against the "unethical" International Olympic Committee Why was Bayer Leverkusen coach Heiko Herrlich fined €12,000? He pushed a ball boy on to the pitch to stop play He called a fourth official a “baldie” Simulation Taking off his suit, shirt and vest during a press conference Which football manager apologised for making "a few spiteful comments"? Antonio Conte José Mourinho Arsène Wenger Roy Hodgson Who was in the jungle when he decided to bury the hatchet and fight? Conor McGregor Anthony Joshua Tyson Fury Amir Khan What did the Bristol City coaching staff have to explain to Pep Guardiola this week? That grabbing opponents after a match is a bit rude That the extra white lines on their pitch were from rugby and were not not a tactical device That they are called Bristol City, not Bristol Rovers That the game was not using a video referee Which match will be played at the new White Hart Lane on 14 October? Argentina v Brazil England v Germany Tottenham v Arsenal Oakland Raiders v Seattle Seahawks What was Mamelodi Sundowns captain Hlompho Kekana given with his man of the match award in South Africa? A lifetime supply of rum 5GB of mobile data 500 cigars £1,000 worth of gambling credit 4 and above. continue...


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