Big Sports Quiz of 2012

Published: Sunday 9th December 2012
  1. Which country won its first African Nations Cup in football in February 2012?
  2. In which sport did the "Heat" defeat the "Thunder" in 2012?
  3. Who in winning the French Women's Single title in June 2012 became only the 10th woman to achieve a career Grand Slam?
  4. Who were the winners in 2012 of the following competitions, [a] FA Cup, [b] Heineken Cup, [c] Cricket County Championship, [d] Super League and [e] The FA Premiership
  5. Which Paralympic sport is also known as "Murderball"?
  6. Which team defeated the Detroit Tigers to win the 2012 World Series in Baseball?
  7. What were the names of the TWO brothers that competed for Team GB in the Olympic Triathlon at the London 2012 Olympics?
  8. As at 2nd December 2012, which FOUR British golfers are ranked in the top ten of the World's Golfers?
  9. In which city was the 2012 United States Grand Prix held?
  10. For which club was footballer Fabrice Muamba playing when he collapsed at White Hart Lane in March 2012?
  11. Who won the first medal for Team GB at the London 2012 Olympics?
  12. Who became the first British player to win the Men's Doubles at Wimbledon in 2012 since 1936?
  13. Who is the only boxer to be nominated for the 2012 BBC Sports Personality of the Year?
  14. Which Welsh player was the top point scorer in the 2012 Rugby Six Nations Championship?
  15. Which South African athlete competed in the 400m at both the 2012 Summer Olympics and the Paralympics, winning Gold in the latter?
  16. At which course did the 2012 Ryder Cup take place?
  17. Which horses won the following races in 2012, [a] Grand National, [b] Derby, [c] St. Leger, [d] Cheltenham Gold cup and [e] 1,000 Guineas
  18. Which of the SEVEN individual events did GB athlete Jessica Ennis win at the London 2012 Olympics, in achieving her Olympic Gold Medal?
  19. Following the previous year's controversy when no woman were nominated, how many women are in the final 12 for BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2012?
  20. Who did Chelsea defeat in the UEFA Champions League final in May 2012?
  21. From which event was cyclist Victoria Pendleton disqualified at London 2012?
  22. In September 2012 Andy Murray won the US Open to become the first British man to win a Grand Slam since 1936. How many Grand Slam finals had Andy appeared in prior to this win?
  23. At which location did the Mountain Biking events take place at the London 2012 Olympics?
  24. Who broke the record for the most Test centuries for England in December 2012?
  25. Who carried the GB flag at the Olympic Games in [a] The Opening Ceremony and [b] The Closing Ceremony
  26. American cyclist Lance Armstrong was stripped of all results since August 1998 for using and distributing performance enhancing drugs. How many Tour de France titles had he won?
  27. What was the name of the horse that Charlotte Dujardin rode to Dressage gold at London 2012?
  28. By how many points were the USA leading Europe at the end of Saturday in the 2012 Ryder Cup?
  29. Who won the first Gold medal for Team GB at the London 2012 Olympics?
  30. Chelsea football club sacked not one but two managers in 2012, how many different managers have served under owner Roman Abramovich?
  31. What sport did Prince Harry enjoy watching on Horse guards Parade at the London 2012 Olympics?
  32. Which former US Open Champion did Britain's Laura Robson defeat in the 2nd round of the 2012 competition?
  33. Who became the first man ever to defend both the 100m and 200m Olympic titles in August 2012?
  34. Which boxing trainer, famous for being a corner man for Muhammad Ali died in February 2012?
  35. The first SEVEN races of the 2012 Formula One season were won by different drivers, who in winning the European Grand Prix in June broke this run?
  36. How many World Records did Team GB cyclists break at the Velodrome during the London 2012 Olympics?
  37. Which cricketer made his professional boxing debut in December 2012?
  38. The New York Giants defeated the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl in February 2012, how many times have the Giants won this trophy?
  39. What is the nickname of the winner of the 800m, 1500m, 5000m and marathon gold medal in the 2012 Paralympics?
  40. Which country won the EUFA European Football Championship for the third time in 2012?
  41. By winning his SIXTH gold medal in 2012's Summer Olympics, Sir Chris Hoy became the UK's most successful Olympian, who was the previous holder of this title?
  42. Who won the ATP World Tour Finals in London in November 2012?
  43. Which TWO Olympic medallists found themselves competing on BBC's "Strictly Come Dancing" in 2012?
  44. Who won the following Golf Majors in 2012, [a] The Open, [b] The US Open, [c] The USPGA and [d] The Masters
  45. How many Gold medals has swimmer Ellie Simmonds won in the TWO Paralympic games that she has taken part?
  46. Which team will Lewis Hamilton be joining after leaving McLaren?
  47. Which jockey was banned in December 2012 after failing a drugs test in France?
  48. Which European player finished the 2012 Ryder Cup with a perfect 4-0 score?
  49. Who was the only man to win an Olympic swimming medal for Team GB at London 2012?
  50. British cyclist Bradley Wiggins famously won the Tour de France in July 2012, but which other British rider joined him on the podium?
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