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Sports upsets, streaks, champions, legends, comebacks, blowouts .. they came second .. and won, and other sporting achievements!   

There are 42 quizzes and 425 trivia questions in this category.
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Champions for Dummies

Tired of losing again and again? Ever wanted to be a champion? If the answer is yes, then this quiz will serve as your guide. Take it and find out the simple elements that transformed the following teams from contestants to champions.
Tough (10 qns)
654 plays
Sports Flashes in the Pan

The sports world has had many one-hit wonders, schools or individuals who achieved unexpected victories or short term success before receding to their normal level of performances. See how many of these teams and individuals you remember.
Average (10 qns)
42 plays
When Time Is Running Out

Every second counts! Time is running out! We're in overtime! Some of the greatest moments in sports history have come while the clock is ticking. Here are some of the most famous moments in extra time!
Average (10 qns)
Mar 23 17
99 plays
Patron Saints of Sports

Ever been praying for your team to win a game? Well try one of these patron Saints the next time you find yourself in this predicament. This is a light-hearted quiz meant to be fun. I hope you enjoy it.
Average (10 qns)
534 plays
End of the Era

When the best of the best leave the game it feels like the end of an era. Here are fifteen sports and my pick for their all-time best player. I will tell you the year they stopped playing and give you a few clues. Then you will tell me who they are.
Average (15 qns)
744 plays
Dreaming the Impossible Dream

For these sporting heroes, it must have felt, at times, as if they were dreaming the impossible dream. But sometimes dreams do come true. This quiz takes a looks at 10 champions who reached their own seemingly unreachable star.
Average (10 qns)
1707 plays
Some Things Never Change

Many sports go through periods where one person or one team dominates. Here are ten cases where things never seemed to change. Enjoy!
Average (10 qns)
435 plays
Worse Than Last

No sports player wants to come in last place, but there is a fate still worse than that - getting disqualified or failing to finish the event. Let's take a look at ten well-known instances of someone finishing worse than last.
Tough (10 qns)
351 plays
They Did It Again!

Winning a title in any sport is difficult, but all of these teams or players have won at least two CONSECUTIVE championships. You'll be asked to identify either the sport or the winning competitor(s). Good luck!
Average (10 qns)
516 plays
How'd You Screw That One Up?

Sport has a habit of turning absolute certainties into oddities that, for all the wrong reasons, live forever.
Average (10 qns)
303 plays
One Hit Wonders - In Sport

This quiz is all about sportsmen and women who had one big moment in the spotlight and were rarely heard of again.
Tough (10 qns)
360 plays
You Think I Was Past It?

Anyone can excel at their prime, but it takes something extra special to be still challenging at an advanced age. This quiz sets out to celebrate such sporting achievements.
Average (10 qns)
372 plays
Cough, Splutter, Choke!

On many occasions an individual or team have failed to succeed when it really mattered and the spotlight can make the situation that much more uncomfortable for those involved. Hope you enjoy this quiz on famous sporting chokes!
Tough (10 qns)
228 plays
What Just Happened?

Jimmy and Chad are serious sports fans. They tour the world cheering on their favorite teams. Unfortunately, Jimmy is sometimes not very attentive and misses the big plays. Fortunately, he has Chad to ask, "What just happened?"
Tough (10 qns)
342 plays
Never Say Never

This quiz looks at some amazing comebacks across a variety of sports, and the people or teams who just refused to quit when everything was against them.
Tough (10 qns)
381 plays
It Was the Best of Sporting Times

It was the best of times when these individuals and teams showed themselves to be among the world's best of all time.
Average (10 qns)
486 plays
Going Out on Top

I will give you the scenario of a recognizable sports figure who went out at the top of their sport, and then you tell me who it is.
Average (10 qns)
864 plays
They Didn't Have a Prayer

This is a quiz about some of the biggest upsets in the history of sport: athletes who didn't have a prayer, but still managed to win.
Tough (10 qns)
441 plays
Sports Legends

The term "Legend" is often applied too liberally. I think this quiz recognises true greatness and not just a flash in the pan. Hope you find it informative and a challenge. Good luck.
Difficult (10 qns)
801 plays
Lead the Pack

A look at some of the longest "streaks" ever.
Average (10 qns)
2778 plays
Winning or Obliterating?

The challenge quiz was "Winning", but for the purpose of this quiz, should the title for it be "Obliterating"? Have fun with this quiz about Huge Blowouts in sports!
Tough (10 qns)
249 plays
Stacked Odds

This quiz is about some of the most famous upsets in sports history.
Average (10 qns)
306 plays
We are NOT the Champions

A lot of great teams and athletes have never quite managed to win "the big one". Sadly, they're remembered as also-rans. Here's a quiz for the men and women who finished second.
Tough (10 qns)
225 plays
Don't Trip Up!

Many of the most memorable moments in sports come when things go wrong. This quiz has some funny, some tragic events - I hope you enjoy quizzing about falling stars.
Average (10 qns)
681 plays
How Very Sporting

Sport does not always have to be about conflict and enmity, sometimes it can be pure and friendly. These questions are about sporting gestures in the truest form of the words.
Difficult (10 qns)
465 plays
My Sporting Heroes

After watching many sports for nearly 60 years, these 10 represent some of the many sporting icons I admire. I do hope you have fun with this.
Very Difficult (10 qns)
576 plays
Never Say Never Again

Based on the title of the James Bond movie "Never Say Never Again" this quiz is about famous sporting comebacks.
Tough (10 qns)
234 plays

You've heard of the term "underdogs", well what about the other guys? Here are a look at some of the biggest blowouts and one-sided games ever.
Tough (10 qns)
378 plays
Ten Upsets in Sports

Ten upsets in world-wide sports, sometimes also known as David vs. Goliath. I hope that you enjoy the quiz!
Tough (10 qns)
747 plays
Can't Join Them? Beat Them!

In pro sports, many times has the loser joined the winner's side. Not for these people who shocked the favourites and pulled off some of the biggest upsets ever.
Average (10 qns)
288 plays
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