Sports Trivia: Questions and Answers

Sports Trivia: Questions and Answers

For all you sports enthusiasts out there, here is a quiz that will leave you simply amazed. There's something interesting for everyone, so have a look at the questions and answers in this sports trivia, and test your sporting knowledge.
Michael Phelps
Retired American swimmer Michael Fred Phelps II is easily the most successful Olympian ever. He has won a whopping 22 medals at the 3 Olympics he has taken part in. Out of those, 18 are gold, more than double the next best Olympian.
Arguably, every person on this planet loves some sport or the other. To name a few, sports like soccer, cricket, football, tennis, basketball, and baseball, have hundreds of millions of fans all over the world. As a true fan you'd always be wanting to gather more and more information about your favorite sport, and more likely the team you root for. A sports trivia, with amazing facts and figures in just what's needed then.

Here is an easy sports trivia, which will be thoroughly enjoyed by kids too.

Baseball

Which was the only team to win two World Series in the 1980s?
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How many home runs did baseball great Ty Cobb hit in the three world series in which he played?
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After retiring as a player, with which team did baseball great Babe Ruth spend one year as a coach?
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Why did the year 1994 see no baseball World Series?
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In 1990, two baseball greats created history by becoming the first father-son duo to hit back-to-back homers in an MLB game?
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Tennis


Who beat Ivan Lendl in a French Open final using underhand serves?
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Who is the only wild card entrant to have won Wimbledon?
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In which year was the first Wimbledon tournament held?
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Who is the only tennis player to have won each of the four grand slam events at least four times?
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Who is the youngest winner of a Ladies Singles title in the Open Era?
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Soccer


Which is the only country to have played in each and every World Cup?
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The creator of Sherlock Holmes, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, was the first keeper for which English football club?
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Which was the first African country to qualify for a World Cup?
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Which country won the first World Cup held in 1930?
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What is 'El Clásico'?
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Cricket


How many World Cups have been won by Australian?
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Which 2 counties did umpiring legend Dickie Bird play for?
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Which cricketer was even offered the throne of Albania?
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Who is the only player to have blasted 100 international centuries?
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Which sporting great was dubbed 'the boy from Bowral'?
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Basketball


What is an NBA player deemed to be if he has received the Maurice Podoloff Trophy?
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Which team is as well-known for their comic antics as for their on-court skills?
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Which country dominates Olympics basketball like no one else?
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Which type of ball was basketball played with until 1929?
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What was banned from 1967 to 1976?
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American Football


Which NFL team is known as the 'ain'ts' when on a losing streak?
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Who is the only coach to win both a Super Bowl and a Rose Bowl?
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Before the NFL mandated the use of helmets in 1943, who was the last player not to use one?
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Which is the coldest game in NFL history?
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Which was the first televised game of the NFL?
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Various Sports


Who was the first U.S. volleyball player to win three Olympic gold medals?
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How many world records did swimmer Mark Spitz set when he won seven gold medals at the 1972 Olympics?
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What sport used the term 'home run' long before baseball?
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What was the first sport in which women were invited to compete at the Olympics?
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In cross-country bike racing, what do the initials BMX represent?
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What three movements are required for an athlete to successfully complete a triple jump?
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Which boxer was an underdog with odds of 42:1 when he stunned Mike Tyson?
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Who was the first athlete to fail an Olympic drug test?
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In which sport are the terms 'stale fish' and 'mulekick' used?
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Which sport is played on the biggest pitch in terms of area?
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What is the highest possible break in snooker?
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Which sport did George Washington play with his troops?
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Who was the 1st non-European to win the Tour de France?
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In horse racing, what is a Yankee?
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What is the maximum time limit allowed to look for a lost ball in golf?
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Weren't these sports trivia questions and answers really amazing? If you have other such interesting sports facts, do share them in the comments section below, for everyone to enjoy.