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    Boxing Trivia

    Trivia about all things boxing including professional boxing and Olympic boxing.

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    Horse Racing Trivia

    Horse racing trivia questions including questions about the Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing.

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    Motorsports Trivia

    Motorsports trivia questions including questions about NASCAR, Formula 1, IndyCar and more.

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    Running Trivia

    Trivia about all things running including major marathons, track and field, and Olympic running events.

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    Sailing Trivia

    Trivia about all things sailing including the America's Cup.

  • Tennis Trivia

    Tennis Trivia

    Trivia about all things tennis including the Tennis Grand Slam events.

The Newport Bermuda Race

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What is the Newport Bermuda Race?

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The Newport Bermuda Race, also frequently referred to as the Bermuda Race, is a biennial sailing yacht race. It is held every other year on even number years and covers a 635 nautical miles (1175 km) course from Newport, Rhode Island to Bermuda. It was first held in 1906.

First Rugby World Cup

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When was the firs Rugby World Cup held?

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The Rugby World Cup is held every four years. The first Rugby World Cup was held in 1987 and was co-hosted by Australia and New Zealand.

Most NASCAR Wins in 1 Season

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What Driver has the most wins in a single NASCAR season?

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Richard Petty holds the record for the most wins in a single NASCAR season with 27 in the 1967 season. This was 27 wins out of 48 races that he competed in.

First Tour of California

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When was the first Tour of California held?

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The Tour of California is an annual cycling stage race held in May of every year. The race is on the UCI World Tour and USA Cycling Professional Tour. The first Tour of California was held in 2006.

First Year for Each World Marathon Majors Race

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When was each of the individual World Marathon Majors marathon races first run?

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  • 1897 – Boston Marathon
  • 1970 – New York City Marathon
  • 1974 – Berlin Marathon
  • 1977 – Chicago Marathon
  • 1981 – London Marathon
  • 2007 – Tokyo Marathon

Most Consecutive British Open Victories

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Who holds the record for the most consecutive British Open victories?

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With four in a row from 1868 to 1872 (the tournament was not played in 1871), Young Tom Morris holds the record for the most consecutive British Open Victories. He is followed by three golfers who won three in a row:

  • Jamie Anderson, 1877-79
  • Bob Ferguson, 1880-82
  • Peter Thomson, 1954-56

First to Break 10 Seconds in 100 Metre Race

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Who was the first runner to break 10 seconds for a 100 metre race?

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Runner Jim Hines of the United States set a record of 9.9 seconds in a manually timed race on June 20, 1968 in Sacramento, California. At the Mexico City Olympics he recorded an electronically timed time of 9.95 seconds to win the gold medal. Because it was electronically timed, his 9.95 mark was considered faster than his manually timed 9.9. Jim Hines record of 9.95 seconds for the 100 metre race held a long time until it was broken by Calvin Smith of the United States who ran 100 metres in 9.93 seconds in 1983.

First Tour De France

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When was the first Tour de France held?

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The first Tour de France was held from July 1 to July 19, 1903. The first Tour had six stages over 2,428 km (1,509 miles), The modern Tour typically has 21 stages and is not more than 3,500 km (2,200 miles).

First Marblehead-to-Halifax Ocean Race

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When was the first Marblehead-to-Halifax Ocean Race held?

Trivia Question Answer

The Marblehead-to-Halifax Ocean Race is a biennial (every other year) sailing race from Marblehead, MA to Halifax, Nova Scotia. The race is hosted by the Boston Yacht Club and the Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron. The race is a World Sailing (formerly ISAF) Category 2 event.

The first Marblehead-to-Halifax Ocean Race was held in 1905.

When was the UFC founded?

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When was the UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) founded?

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The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was founded in November of 1993.