QUESTIONS

  1. Who won the Marathon at the 1970 Commonwealth Games?
  2. Who won the Tour de France in 1913 and 1914?
  3. Who won the Tour de France in 1924 and 1925?
  4. Who was Britain's first £100-a-week footballer?
  5. Who, in 1982, became the oldest player to win the world cup?
  6. Who, in 1991, became the first native winner of the British women's Open Squash title for 30 years?
  7. Why was football's Home International Championship abandoned in 1981?
  8. For which two counties did Tom Graveney Play cricket?
  9. How many times has the host nation won the football World Cup?
  10. In 1922, Syd Puddefoot became the first £5000 transfer when he moved from West Ham United to - where?
  11. In 1924 at the age of 49, who became the oldest payer to appear in an English FA Cup Final?
  12. In 1960, who finally beat Jesse Owen's 1936 world long jump record?
  13. In 1970, which English team won the European Cup Winners' Cup and the League Cup?
  14. In 1974, which horse became the first to win the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes two years running?
  15. In 1978, which football stadium became Britain's first all-seater?
  16. How many of his 99 Grands Prix did Jackie Stewart win?
  17. In which year was the tiebreak first used at Wimbledon'?
  18. Where were the 1936 Winter Olympics held?
  19. Where was Australian rugby league stand-off Bobby Fulton born?
  20. Where were all 18 matches in the 1930 World Cup finals played?

 

ANSWERS

  1. Ron Hill
  2. Phillipe Thys
  3. Ottavio Bottecchia
  4. Johnny Haynes
  5. Dino Zoff (Italy)
  6. Lisa Opie
  7. England and Wales refused to play Northern Ireland in Belfast because of the troubles
  8. Gloucestershire and Worcestershire
  9. Six
  10. Falkirk
  11. Billy Meredith
  12. Ralph Bostson
  13. Manchester City
  14. Dahlia
  15. Aberdeen's Pittodrie
  16. Twenty-Seven
  17. 1971
  18. Garmisch-Partenkirchen
  19. Warrington, England
  20. The Centenary Stadium, Montevideo