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  End of the Era End of the Era great trivia quiz - 15 questions - 5 mins
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.
Easier, 15 Qns, adam36, Jul 06 22
adam36 gold member
Jul 06 22
918 plays
  Throwing in the Towel popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Most of us have been guilty of giving up or "throwing in the towel" in difficult or impossible situations. Let's see how many of these instances involving sports figures and/or teams deciding NOT to throw in the towel you remember.
Average, 10 Qns, shuehorn, Apr 25 17
shuehorn gold member
Apr 25 17
1442 plays
  Lead the Pack popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
A look at some of the longest "streaks" ever.
Average, 10 Qns, George95, Dec 07 11
George95 gold member
3127 plays
  It Was the Best of Sporting Times popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
It was the best of times when these individuals and teams showed themselves to be among the world's best of all time.
Easier, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Jul 22 21
looney_tunes editor
Jul 22 21
711 plays
  How'd You Screw That One Up? great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Sport has a habit of turning absolute certainties into oddities that, for all the wrong reasons, live forever.
Average, 10 Qns, pollucci19, Dec 31 12
pollucci19 gold member
387 plays
  Dreaming the Impossible Dream great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, KayceeKool, Jun 30 11
KayceeKool gold member
1840 plays
  Patron Saints of Sports best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, tazman6619, May 12 10
tazman6619 gold member
584 plays
  Some Things Never Change great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, jonnowales, Jun 18 13
481 plays
  When Time Is Running Out - 10 questions - 4 mins
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!
Easier, 10 Qns, apathy100, Mar 23 17
apathy100 gold member
Mar 23 17
289 plays
  Do Mention It! great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Many athletes dream of setting a new record in their sport. Here are some who worked hard, went all the way to the top and deserve to be recognized.
Average, 10 Qns, CmdrK, Jul 28 16
CmdrK gold member
310 plays
trivia question Quick Question
During the 1980 Olympics, Olga Rukavishnikova held the Women's Pentathlon world record for how long?

From Quiz "Back on Track"

  Champions for Dummies editor best quiz - 10 questions - 9 mins
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, Gil_Galad, May 09 14
762 plays
  Down the Stretch They Come popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Can't you just hear the bored voice of the commentator uttering that title as the clear favourite is about to win? But wait, what if, just what if the favourite failed at the last hurdle so to speak?
Average, 10 Qns, 480154st, Jan 14 18
480154st gold member
Jan 14 18
270 plays
  Worse Than Last popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 7 mins
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, WesleyCrusher, Dec 07 11
WesleyCrusher editor
369 plays
  Cough, Splutter, Choke! - 10 questions - 5 mins
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!
Average, 10 Qns, jonnowales, Dec 07 11
240 plays
  You Think I Was Past It? - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, glendathecat, Dec 07 11
388 plays
  One Hit Wonders - In Sport - 10 questions - 5 mins
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, Dizart, Apr 03 13
Dizart gold member
403 plays
  Sports Flashes in the Pan - 10 questions - 6 mins
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, SixShutouts66, Mar 25 17
SixShutouts66 gold member
Mar 25 17
184 plays
  Don't Trip Up! - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, VegemiteKid, May 22 13
VegemiteKid gold member
988 plays
  Going Out on Top - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, tacobowler, Dec 07 11
889 plays
  They Did It Again! - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, Coonielady, Jan 22 14
552 plays
  Can't Join Them? Beat Them! - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, George95, Dec 07 11
George95 gold member
305 plays
  What Just Happened? - 10 questions - 9 mins
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, coachpauly, Jan 06 12
348 plays
  Ten Upsets in Sports - 10 questions - 5 mins
Ten upsets in world-wide sports, sometimes also known as David vs. Goliath. I hope that you enjoy the quiz!
Tough, 10 Qns, dawgfan1995, May 15 12
930 plays
  Never Say Never - 10 questions - 6 mins
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, timence, Sep 25 12
timence gold member
391 plays
  So Little Time - 10 questions - 5 mins
Timing can be everything in sports! This quiz looks at famous sporting events where timing was important.
Average, 10 Qns, EmmaF2008, Dec 07 11
EmmaF2008 gold member
412 plays
  They Didn't Have a Prayer - 10 questions - 8 mins
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, daver852, Nov 25 13
daver852 gold member
456 plays
  Overdogs! - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, George95, Dec 07 11
George95 gold member
395 plays
  Winning or Obliterating? - 10 questions - 6 mins
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, mayneeyak, Apr 24 13
253 plays
  That's Perfect! - 10 questions - 4 mins
Can you identify these "perfect" events in sports history?
Average, 10 Qns, kmarti14, Dec 20 12
kmarti14 gold member
472 plays
  Never Say Never Again - 10 questions - 4 mins
Based on the title of the James Bond movie "Never Say Never Again" this quiz is about famous sporting comebacks.
Tough, 10 Qns, harryofarabia, Jan 12 13
247 plays
  Back on Track - 10 questions - 4 mins
Take a look at record-setting track achievements and Olympic victories and disappointments during the 20th century. The quiz is mostly US-oriented.
Average, 10 Qns, AlexT781, Aug 04 16
231 plays
  Stacked Odds - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz is about some of the most famous upsets in sports history.
Average, 10 Qns, CoachLamb, Nov 25 15
CoachLamb gold member
314 plays
  Sporting Firsts - 10 questions - 3 mins
Some of the world's big sporting events had much humbler beginnings. A lot of historical firsts have long been forgotten. See how many of these sportsmen you know about.
Average, 10 Qns, spiggy, Nov 22 16
298 plays
  How Very Sporting - 10 questions - 8 mins
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, darksplash, Apr 09 09
darksplash gold member
481 plays
  ONE - 10 questions - 6 mins
When it comes to sports, everyone wants to be number ONE. Here are a selection of #1 in the world of sports...
Difficult, 10 Qns, EnglishJedi, May 31 13
EnglishJedi gold member
240 plays
  Horsey Ride, Daddy, Horsey Ride - 10 questions - 7 mins
My fifth quiz! My little son never fails to ask dad for a "horsey ride". Here are 10 questions on racing, dedicated to Benjamin.
Difficult, 10 Qns, benniebenbenny, Feb 11 07
227 plays
  This Can't Be Happening - 10 questions - 4 mins
Sometimes, sports results defy logic. Here's a small recollection of jaw-dropping upsets and shocks in various sports (though most are based on FIFA World Cups)
Average, 10 Qns, Gispepfu, Jan 18 19
Jan 18 19
96 plays
  Sports Legends - 10 questions - 6 mins
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, KrivoyRog, Dec 07 11
822 plays
  My Sporting Heroes - 10 questions - 6 mins
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, ykroy, Dec 07 11
Very Difficult
584 plays
  Must The Game Go On? - 10 questions - 5 mins
Ten questions on sporting events that have prompted the sports fan to ask, 'Must the game really go on?'. Good luck.
Tough, 10 Qns, Ikabud, Jun 22 08
838 plays
  At The Very Last Minute - 10 questions - 7 mins
This quiz is all about the great comebacks in sporting history, the special sporting events: the heartbreakers, the dream makers, those where the outcome was the very last minute.
Difficult, 10 Qns, Aunini, Jul 09 14
258 plays
  World's Greatest Sporting Upsets - 10 questions - 5 mins
World sport is full of anecdotes of a 'lesser' team overcoming the odds to win. Identify the winners in this diverse quiz. Good Luck!
Tough, 10 Qns, hews, Dec 07 11
1072 plays
  Perfect Scores of the Ages - 10 questions - 4 mins
Perfect score and games occur in many sports. Can you get the perfect score in this quiz?
Average, 10 Qns, tullsv4, Dec 07 11
414 plays
  Legendary Upsets - 10 questions - 7 mins
Questions pertaining to famous upsets.
Difficult, 10 Qns, bsd987, Dec 07 11
479 plays
  Skeleton's Return and Other Resurrections - 10 questions - 6 mins
He's dead but he won't lie down.. Comebacks in various shapes are frequent in sports, and here are some questions dealing with just that.
Tough, 10 Qns, gunstone, Dec 07 11
358 plays
  World Sports: They Said What? - 10 questions - 6 mins
Sporting Quotes. Who said it?
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, quogequox, Jul 27 04
Very Difficult
611 plays
  One-Sided - 10 questions - 5 mins
There have been many one sided sports matches played over the years. These are just a few more memorable ones.
Difficult, 10 Qns, Danweber, Sep 30 13
295 plays
  It Never Happened - 10 questions - 6 mins
I am giving you some questions about events that did not happen, but if they had happened, then they could have changed all the scene.
Tough, 10 Qns, Sonu123, Sep 23 12
308 plays
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