Weekly Sports Quiz

July 30, 2020

1. WHICH TEAM won American football’s Super Bowl in 2016?
2. WHO DID they beat?
3. WHICH UFC fighter won the heavyweight title bout held in Brisbane in March 2016?
4. WHICH MAJOR world field hockey title did Australia win in June?
5. WHO BROKE Australian athletics records over 25,000 metres and 30,000 metres in 2016?
6. WHO SET a new national record in the 5000-metre walk in 2016?
7. WHO SHATTERED the national pole vault record?
8. AND WHO broke the Australian record in the long jump?
9. WHICH US soccer star received a six-month suspension for making bitter comments after her team exited the tournament?
10. HOW MANY gold medals did Australia win at the Rio Games?
11. IN WHICH team sport did Australia win gold?
12. WHO WON Australia’s lone silver medal in athletics?
13. IN WHICH event did he win it?
14. WHO WAS Australia’s chef de mission at the Rio Garnes?
15. WHICH AUSSIE exceeded expectations to win a surprise silver medal in the 200- metre butterfly?
16. WHICH AUSSIE swimmer came a disappointing seventh in the 100-metre butterfly final but hit back with a fine bronze medal in the 200-metre freestyle?
17. WHICH COUNTRY hosted the 2016 T20 World Cup?
18. HOW MANY teams competed?
19. WHICH BATSMAN was named player of the tournament?
20. WHICH BATSMAN, from one of the minnow countries, scored the most runs in the tournament?
21. WHICH BOWLER, also from a lesser cricketing nation, took the most wickets?
22. WHICH AUSSIE legend was one of six elite match referees appointed by the ICC?
23. WHO, DURING the tournament, became the first Aussie bowler to take five wickets in a T20 match?
24. WHICH COUNTRY eliminated Australia?

25. I was drafted to West Coast in 1997 and played as the No.1 ruckman in my first year. I was plagued by injuries and off-field incidents in my time at the Eagles, which resulted in missing the 2006 Grand Final. I was traded to a Melbourne based club and enjoyed my best year in 2010, however I injured my hamstring in the Grand Final and did not play in the subsequent replay.

1. Denver Broncos
2. Carolina Panthers
3. Mark Hunt
4. The Champions Trophy
5. Josh Harris
6. Dane Bird-Smith
7. Alana Boyd
8. Brooke Stratton
9. Hope Solo
10. Eight
11. Women’s Rugby Sevens
12. Jared Tallent
13. 50-kilometre walk
14. Kitty Chiller
15. Maddie Groves
16. Emma McKeon
17. India
18. 16
19. Virat Kohli
20. Tamim Iqbal (Bangladesh)
21. Mohammad Nabi (Afghanistan)
22. David Boon
23. James Faulkner
24. India
25. Michael Gardiner