Sports quiz of the week: winners, losers, movers and history makers

Who is in Sydney? Who is in Leicester? And who is at home? Liverpool have started the season with eight wins in a row. Which club once began a top-flight campaign with 11 straight victories? Manchester United Arsenal Tottenham Hotspur Chelsea Which of the quarter-finals at the Rugby World Cup this weekend features two former champions? England v Australia New Zealand v Ireland Wales v France Japan v South Africa None of them Which two teams at the tournament flew home having lost all four of their games? Georgia and Uruguay Russia and USA Tonga and Samoa Namibia and Canada England are playing Australia at the Rugby World Cup on Saturday. At which other World Cup – which is being held in Australia over the weekend – are England playing France, Lebanon and Wales (in the men’s event) and Papua New Guinea, Australia and New Zealand (in the women’s event)? Table-tennis World Cup BBQ World Cup Rugby League Nines World Cup Barrecore World Cup Pedro Pasculli managed Bangor City to a 1-1 draw against Ruthin Town in the Welsh second division this week. What did he do in June 1986? He was top of the UK albums charts with his band Super Furry Animals He and his co-pilot Richard Branson became the first people to cross the Atlantic Ocean in a hot air balloon He was elected as an MEP for Plaid Cymru He played in the Argentina team that won the World Cup Which capital city hosted a World Cup qualifier this week that had no goals, no fans, no journalists and no live broadcast on TV? Beijing Baku Pyongyang Doha Lee Ann Walker received 58 penalty shots at a golf tournament in Indiana this week. What had she done wrong? She was caught smoking marijuana midway through her round She “knowingly” killed an animal (a beetle) while putting on the green She picked up her opponent's ball and threw it into a lake Her caddie helped her line up shots while she was on the green Mighty Mike, Voltage, Superchin, Bully Boy, The Flying Scotsman, Snakebite, The Iceman and The Machine will be in Leicester this weekend. Which sport will they be playing? Pool Snooker Darts Squash If La Liga have their way, where will the match between Atlético Madrid and Villarreal be played in December? Catalonia Miami Scotland Lapland As a player, he scored his country’s first (and so far only) goals at the European Championship. And now, as the team's manager, he has helped them qualify for the Euros next year. Who is he? Gheorghe Hagi Theodoros Zagorakis Andriy Shevchenko Savo Milosevic Cristiano Ronaldo scored the 700th goal of his career this week. For which team did he score the first goal of his career? Manchester United Benfica Sporting Porto 11 and above. Perfection! Have a great weekend. 1 and above. Ah well, you tried. Have a good weekend. Not great 2 and above. Ah well, you tried. Have a good weekend. 3 and above. Ah well, you tried. Have a good weekend. 4 and above. Ah well, you tried. Have a good weekend. 5 and above. You were there or thereabouts Have a good weekend. 6 and above. You were there or thereabouts Have a good weekend. 7 and above. You were there or thereabouts Have a good weekend. 8 and above. You nailed it. Have a good weekend. 9 and above. You nailed it. Have a great weekend. 0 and above. Ah well, you tried. Have a good weekend. 10 and above. You nailed it. Have a great weekend. Continue reading...

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