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1. Richard John Ross (1911-1996), from Australia, played Australian Rules Football between 1931-1940 for Collingwood. Against which team did he score most goals?
2. Alec Ross (1879-1952), from Scotland, won the US Open in 1907. What was his sport?
3. Sir Alexander Ross (1907-1994), from New Zealand, went into banking after his sporting career. He steered several banks through difficult tides. In which sport did he win a bronze medal?
4. Harris Browning Ross (1924-1998) from the USA was a runner. In which event did he compete twice at the Olympics? Don't let the splash distract you.
5. George Ross (1892-1935), from the USA, played one single baseball game in the MLB. For which team did he appear in 1918?
6. George James Ross (1877-1945), from England, competed in 1908 and 1912 Olympics in the all-round team event of a certain sport. Which sport?
7. Ken Gordon Ferndale Ross (1900-1974), from Australia, won the Goulburn - Sydney race in 1928 and won the Sydney six-days competition thrice. What was the sport he competed in?
8. William Donald Ross (born 1928), born in Canada but of American nationality, played for the USA in the Melbourne Olympics in 1956. Which sport did he practise, in which the match between Hungary and the USSR had to be stopped at 4-0?
9. James Ross (1926-2016) was born in Scotland but took Canadian nationality. In which winter sport did he compete for the New York Rangers?
10. Tommy Ross (1946-2017), from Scotland, needed in 1964 only 90 seconds for a remarkable feat. What did he do in 90 seconds?
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