Weekly Sports Quiz

July 23, 2020

1. WHICH AUSSIE star created a storm in April 2016 when he pulled out of the forthcoming Olympic Games?
2. WHAT WAS Jason Day’s first tournament win of 2016?
3. WHICH TOURNAMENT did Day win a week later to move to number one in the world rankings?
4. WHO DID he overtake to take top spot?
5. WHICH PRESTIGE event in Florida did Day win for the first time in May 2016?
6. IN WHICH event in February 2016 did Adam Scott score his first win of the year, ending a two-year drought?
7. WHO DID he beat by just one stroke?
8. THE NEXT week, Scott went back-to-back for the first time in his career with a win in which event?
9. WHO WON the gold medal in men’s football at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games?
10. WHO DID they beat on penalties in the final?
11. WHICH TEAM shocked the world by winning the English Premier League title for the first time in 2016?
12. WHAT ODDS were they to win the title when the season began?
13. WHICH ITALIAN was the manager of the champions?
14. WHICH TEAM finished second?
15. WHICH CLUB finished in last place and was thus relegated?
16. WHO SCORED goals in a record eleven consecutive EPL games?
17. WHAT IS the one-day series between Australia and New Zealand known as?
18. WHO WON the series in New Zealand in February 2016, and by what margin?
19. WHICH TEAM ended Australia’s record streak of 18 consecutive ODI home wins in 2015-16?
20. WHO LED the Aussie run-scoring in the ODI series against India?
21. BUT WHICH Indian scored more runs than any of the Aussies?
22. AND WHO took the most wickets in the series against India?
23. WHICH AUSSIE debutant wore the number 63 as a tribute to the late Phillip Hughes?
24. WHICH KIWI star made an emotional farewell in the final game of the ODI series in New Zealand in February 2016?

25. I played over 270 games, all for the same non-Victorian club. I won a premiership in my first season and I captained my club in the last 3 years of my career.

1. Adam Scott
2. The Arnold Palmer Invitational
3. The WGC-Dell Match Play
4. Jordan Spieth
5. The Players Championship
6. The Honda Classic
7. Sergio Garcia
8. The WGC-Cadillac Championship
9. Brazil
10. Germany
11. Leicester City
12. 5000/1
13. Claudio Ranieri
14. Arsenal
15. Aston Villa
16. Jamie Vardy
17. The Chappell-Hadlee series
18. New Zealand, 2-1
19. India
20. Steve Smith
21. Rohit Sharma
22. John Hastings
23. Adam Zampa
24. Brendon McCullum
25. Simon Goodwin