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

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1
Champions for Dummies 10 questions

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
Gil_Galad
660 plays
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Patron Saints of Sports 10 questions

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
tazman6619
534 plays
3
End of the Era 15 questions

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
adam36
747 plays
4
Some Things Never Change 10 questions

Many sports go through periods where one person or one team dominates. Here are ten cases where things never seemed to change. Enjoy!
Average
jonnowales
435 plays
5
Dreaming the Impossible Dream 10 questions

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.
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KayceeKool
1716 plays
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Worse Than Last 10 questions

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
WesleyCrusher
351 plays
7
They Did It Again! 10 questions

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
Coonielady
519 plays
8
How'd You Screw That One Up? 10 questions

Sport has a habit of turning absolute certainties into oddities that, for all the wrong reasons, live forever.
Average
pollucci19
309 plays
9
One Hit Wonders - In Sport 10 questions

This quiz is all about sportsmen and women who had one big moment in the spotlight and were rarely heard of again.
Tough
Dizart
360 plays
10
Cough, Splutter, Choke! 10 questions

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
jonnowales
231 plays
11
You Think I Was Past It? 10 questions

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
glendathecat
372 plays
12
What Just Happened? 10 questions

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
coachpauly
342 plays
13
Never Say Never 10 questions

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
timence
381 plays
14
It Was the Best of Sporting Times 10 questions

It was the best of times when these individuals and teams showed themselves to be among the world's best of all time.
Average
looney_tunes
489 plays
15
Going Out on Top 10 questions

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
tacobowler
867 plays
16
They Didn't Have a Prayer 10 questions

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
daver852
444 plays
17
When Time Is Running Out 10 questions

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!
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apathy100
Mar 23 17
150 plays
18
Sports Flashes in the Pan 10 questions

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.
Tough
SixShutouts66
Mar 25 17
159 plays
19
Sports Legends 10 questions

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
KrivoyRog
801 plays
20
Lead the Pack 10 questions

A look at some of the longest "streaks" ever.
Average
George95
2799 plays
21
Winning or Obliterating? 10 questions

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
mayneeyak
249 plays
22
Stacked Odds 10 questions

This quiz is about some of the most famous upsets in sports history.
Average
CoachLamb
306 plays
23
We are NOT the Champions 10 questions

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
wilbill
225 plays
24
Don't Trip Up! 10 questions

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
VegemiteKid
714 plays
25
How Very Sporting 10 questions

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
darksplash
465 plays
26
My Sporting Heroes 10 questions

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
ykroy
576 plays
27
Never Say Never Again 10 questions

Based on the title of the James Bond movie "Never Say Never Again" this quiz is about famous sporting comebacks.
Tough
harryofarabia
234 plays
28
Overdogs! 10 questions

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
George95
381 plays
29
Ten Upsets in Sports 10 questions

Ten upsets in world-wide sports, sometimes also known as David vs. Goliath. I hope that you enjoy the quiz!
Tough
dawgfan1995
747 plays
30
Can't Join Them? Beat Them! 10 questions

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
George95
288 plays
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