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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.

First Olympics for Beach Volleyball

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In what Olympics did beach volleyball makes its debut?

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Beach volleyball first became a summer Olympic sport in the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. In that first year of beach volleyball at the Olympics the United States men and the Brazilian women won the gold medals.

Career Record for Sugar Ray Leonard

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What was Sugar Ray Leonard’s career boxing record?

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Sugar Ray Leonard amassed a career record of 36 wins, 3 losses, and 1 draw. At various points in his career he held the NABF Welterweight title, WBC & The Ring Welterweight titles, WBA & The Ring Light Middleweight titles, WBA Welterweight, WBC and The Ring Middleweight titles, and WBC Light Heavyweight and WBC Super Middleweight titles. He retired after his third loss to Hector Camacho in 1997.

Marvin Hagler’s Boxing Record

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What was Marvelous Marvin Hagler’s career boxing record?

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In a career that spanned 1973 to 1987, Marvelous Marvin Hagler amassed a career record of 62 wins (52 by knockout), 3 losses, and 2 draws.

Winner of Most Boston Marathons

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Who has won the Boston Marathon the most times?

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In each division, the individual with the most Boston Marathon wins is:

  • Men’s Open: Clarence DeMar of the United States won the Boston Marathon 7 times (1911, 1922, 1923, 1924, 1927, 1928, 1930)
  • Women’s Open: Catherine Ndereba of Kenya won the Boston Marathon 4 times (2000, 2001, 2004, 2005)
  • Men’s Wheelchair: Ernst van Dyk of South Africa won the Boston Marathon 10 times (2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2014)
  • Women’s Wheelchair: Jean Driscoll of the United States won the Boston Marathon 8 times (1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 2000)

First Boston Marathon

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When was the first Boston Marathon run and who was the winner of that first race?

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The first Boston Marathon was run in 1897. It was won by John J. McDermott of the United States in a time of 2:55:10, which was, of course, the first course record. Women did not run in that first Boston Marathon and were not officially sanctioned as participants until 1972.

Boxing Hall of Fame

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Where is the Boxing Hall of Fame located?

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The International Boxing Hall of Fame (IBHOF) is located in in Canastota, New York. It is within driving distance of the Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown and the National Soccer Hall of Fame in Oneonta.

First Solheim Cup

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When and where was the first Solheim Cup tournament held?

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The Solheim Cup, the LPGA equivalent to the Ryder Cup, was first held in 1990 at the Lake Nona Golf & Country Club in Orlando, Florida.

First Million-Dollar Contract

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Who was the world’s first player in professional team sports to receive a million-dollar-a-year contract?

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Major League Baseball Hall-of-Famer Nolan Ryan signed with the Houston Astros as a free agent following the 1979 season, agreeing to MLB’s first million-dollar per year salary and also the first of its kind in any professional team sport.

British Open Lowest Score to Par

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In the Open Championship (The British Open or simply The Open), what was the lowest winning score in relation to par ever recorded?

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In 2000 at Old Course at St Andrews in St Andrews, Scotland Tiger Woods set the record for the lowest winning score in relation to par with a 19 under par victory.

First Wimbledon Tennis Championships

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When were The Tennis Championships, Wimbledon, first played?

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The Tennis Championships, Wimbledon, more commonly referred to as simply Wimbledon, were first played at the All England Club in Wimbledon, London in 1877. Wimbledon, which has been played at the All England Club ever since, is the world’s oldest tennis tournament.