Weekly Sports Quiz

August 13, 2020

1. WHO WON a record-equalling sixth Australian Open title in 2016?
2. WHICH AUSSIE great’s record did he equal?
3. WHO LOST his fifth Australian Open final in 2016?
4. WHO SCORED an upset win over hot favourite Serena Williams in the women’s final?
S. WHAT IS her nationality?
6. SHE WAS the first woman from her country to win a Grand Slam event since which famous player in 1999?
7. WHICH AUSSIE smashed the fastest serve at the 2016 Australian Open, clocking 235 kmh?
8. HOW DID Australia’s highest seed at the US Open, Nick Kyrgios, exit the event?
9. AUSTRALIA’S TOUR to which country was cancelled late in 2015 due to security reasons?
10. WHICH AUSSIE was the top-ranked Test batsman in the world at the start of 2016, according to the ICC Player Rankings?
11. FOUR OF Australia’s first five batsmen scored centuries in the first innings of the Second Test against the West Indies at the MCG. Who were they?
12. WHICH AUSSIE spinner took seven wickets and was named man of the match in the Second Test against the West Indies?
13. WHICH AUSSIE scored the fastest Test century ever seen at the SCG against the Windies?
14. WHO SCORED the most runs in the Australia v West Indies series?
15. WHICH TWO Aussies tied for most wickets in the series?
16. WHO WON the inaugural Richie Benaud Medal as the player of the series?
17. WHICH TWO teams made history in 2016 by playing the first ever Friday-night AFL game in Tasmania?
18. WHO SCORED the 1500th win of their VFL/AFL history during 2016?
19. WHO DURING 2016 reached the 600-game mark as a player and coach?
20. WHICH COLLINGWOOD player kicked his 100th goal early in the season?
21. WHO TOOK over as captain of Fremantle at the start of 2016?
22. WHO BROKE the Gold Coast record for most goals in a season?
23. GWS ACHIEVED their highest ever score of 158 against which team in Round 6?
24. WHICH MILESTONE did Collingwood coach Nathan Buckley pass in Round 8?

25. I was born in 1978 and played for West Alice Springs in the CAFL. I was drafted to Richmond as a father-son selection where I made a name for myself as an accumulator of possessions. I won consecutive best and fairests in the mid noughties and was twice named in the
All Australian team.

1. Novak Djokovic
2. Roy Emerson
3. Andy Murray
4. Angelique Kerber
5. German
6. Steffi Graf
7. Sam Groth
8. Retired through injury
9. Bangladesh
10. Steve Smith
11. Joe Burns, Usman Khawaja, Steve Smith & Adam Voges
12. Nathan Lyon
13. David Warner
14. Adam Voges
15 James Pattinson and Nathan Lyon
16. Adam Voges
17. North Melbourne and Richmond
18. Collingwood
19. Rodney Eade
20. Jarryd Blair
21. David Mundy
22. Tom Lynch
23. Hawthorn
24. His 100th game as coach
25. Joel Bowden