10 most difficult history of sport riddlesHistory of sport quiz
How many times Olympic Flame went out?
So far the Olympic Flame went out 5 times. In 1976 in Montreal the fire went out due to intensive rain. In Athens in 2004 the flame went down on the historical stadium of 1896. During Beijing Games of 2008 it was gone due to "technical issues". During the relay to London in 2012 the flame got extinguished on a boat. On the relay to Sochi in 2013 fire went out at Red Square of Moscow.
The football clubs of which country were the most successful in the Intercontinental Cup history?
The Intercontinental Cup was an official international football competition contested usually between the winners of the European Champions' Cup (now the UEFA Champions League), and the South American Copa Libertadores. From its formation in 1960 to its abolition in 2004, Argentinian clubs won the title 9 times, making Argentina the most successful nation in the cup's history.
Who scored the first basket in the history of the NBA?
Oscar Benjamin "Ossie" Schectman (1919- 2013) was an American professional basketball player. He is credited with having scored the first basket in the Basketball Association of America (BAA), which would later become the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Until when were the ancient Olympic Games held?
10th century BC
4th century BC
1st century AD
4th century AD
The Olympic games were disbanded as "pagan rituals" shortly after Christianity was made the official religion of the Roman Empire. Theodosius the Great dissolved the order of the Vestal Virgins in Rome and banned the Olympics in Ancient Greece.
Which teams played in the "Blood in the Water" match at the Olympics in Melbourne in 1956?
USA vs Cuba
USA vs USSR
Hungary vs USSR
France vs Algeria
By the start of the Olympics, the 1956 Hungarian Revolution had been suppressed by the Soviets, and many players saw the Olympics as a way to salvage pride for their country. After the extraordinarily violent game, many of Hungary team members sought asylum in the West. Hungary won 4:0.
How many gold medals did USSR win at 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles? (USA got 83)
In response to the American-led boycott of the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, 14 Eastern Bloc countries including the Soviet Union boycotted the Games. The IOC awarded Los Angeles the Games by default, as no other city was interested.
This is Telstar, the world's first communication satellite. What was named after it?
Stadium in France
Sport channel in TV
TV transmission of a match
The Adidas Telstar was the first 1970 World Cup ball to use the now-familiar design, consisting of 12 black pentagonal and 20 white hexagonal panels. It was named after the Telstar satellites launched in 1962.
Which of the following football clubs never won the UEFA Champions League?
Nottingham Forest F.C.
Red Star Belgrade
FC Steaua București
Nottingham Forest F.C. won it twice in 1979 and 1980, Red Star Belgrade in 1991 and FC Steaua București in 1986. Arsenal F.C. made the final in 2006 but lost to FC Barcelona.
What volleyball team won the 2016-17 CEV Champions League ?
Cucine Lube Civitanova
Sada Cruzeiro Vôlei
VC Zenit-Kazan won the CEV Champions League five times, thus being the most-titled club in its new history. As of November 2017, Kazan is ranked 1st in the Men's European clubs ranking.