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Sports quiz of the week: Golovkin v Alvarez, Osaka and footballers in tutus

The Guardian
Friday 14 September 2018 13:35

Who had a magic touch? Who is getting on? Who travels badly?• Tennis quiz: tantrums and meltdownsRB Leipzig coach Ralf Ragnick has installed a “wheel of misfortune” to help determine how misbehaving players should be punished? Which of these forfeits is not on the wheel?Train in a tutuWork in the club shopServe food in the canteenBuy gifts for the club’s employees Pay a fineWhich of these statements about new US Open champion Naomi Osaka is false?She was only one year old when Serena Williams first won the US OpenShe has a 100% record against Serena Williams She was born in New YorkShe is the first Japanese player to win a Grand Slam singles tournamentPremier League leaders Liverpool face their toughest challenge of the season so far on Saturday, when they visit Tottenham. Liverpool struggled in recent away matches against their closest rivals. At which of these grounds did they pick up any points last season?The Etihad, Manchester CityOld Trafford, Manchester UnitedWembley, TottenhamStamford Bridge, ChelseaNone of themWhat feat did Gavin Whyte achieve this week?He became the youngest cricketer to win the County ChampionshipHe scored with his first touch in international footballHe scored the first hat trick in Nations League historyHe became the first golfer from Belgium to be picked for the Ryder Cup Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Álvarez meet in Las Vegas on Saturday night for their long-awaited rematch 364 days after their controversial draw at the same venue. Who is the only boxer to have defeated either man in the professional ranks?Manny PacquiaoBernard HopkinsFloyd MayweatherAmir KhanThe teams are in for the 2018 Ryder Cup. Which US player is older than the Europe team captain?Tiger WoodsPhil MickelsonBryson DeChambeau Bubba Watson The Ryder Cup is being played in continental Europe for only the second time this year. France are hosts this year; which country hosted in 1997?ItalySpainPortugalLuxembourgGeorge Weah played for Liberia against Nigeria aged 51 on Tuesday. What was his son Tim doing that day?Managing the Nigeria team Playing up front alongside his father Playing for USA against Mexico in NashvilleMeeting Theresa May in his role as Liberia's economics ministerWhat did Rikki Clarke do for the first time in 2002 and for the second time this week?He won a US Open doubles titleHe scored for Luxembourg against San MarinoHe won the County Championship with SurreyHe raced in a Formula 1 grand prix What is remarkable about Surrey’s title winners?No one in their squad has ever played Test cricket for EnglandThey have not lost a game all seasonAll of their players are under the age of 23They also won both the One-Day Cup and the T20 Blast1 and above.Ah well, better luck next week2 and above.Ah well, better luck next week4 and above.Ah well, better luck next week3 and above.Ah well, better luck next week5 and above.A fine performance. Enjoy your weekend6 and above.A fine performance. Enjoy your weekend7 and above.You hero. Have a great weekend. You've earned it8 and above.You hero. Have a great weekend. You've earned it9 and above.You hero. Have a great weekend. You've earned it0 and above.Ah well, better luck next week10 and above.Perfection. You hero. Have a great weekend. You've earned it Continue reading...

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