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  • Boxing Trivia

    Boxing Trivia

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

  • Horse Racing Trivia

    Horse Racing Trivia

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

  • Motorsports Trivia

    Motorsports Trivia

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

  • Running Trivia

    Running Trivia

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

  • Sailing  Trivia

    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.

Last Frenchman to Win the French Open

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Who are the last men’s and women’s tennis players from France to win the French Open?

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In 1983 Yannick Noah defeated Mats Wilander 6–2, 7–5, 7–6(7–3) to win the French Open and is to this date the last Frenchman to win tennis’ French Open men’s singles championship. For the women you do not have to go back so far. In 2000 French woman Mary Pierce defeated Conchita Martinez 6–2, 7–5 to take the women’s singles crown and is to this date the last French woman to win the women’s singles championship at the French Open.

Walker and Curtis Cup

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What is the Walker Cup and what is the Curtis Cup?

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  • The Walker Cup is a team golf competition for amateur male gofers pitting a team from the United States against a team from Great Britain & Ireland. There are 10 golfers on each team. The Walker Cup is played every other year and was first played in 1922.
  • The Curtis Cup is a team golf competition for amateur female gofers pitting a team from the United States against a team from Great Britain & Ireland. There are 8 golfers on each team. The Curtis Cup is played every other year and was first played in 1932.

First PGA Tour Lifetime Achievement Award

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Who won the first PGA Tour Lifetime Achievement Award?

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The PGA Tour Lifetime Achievement Award was first awarded in 1996 to golfer Gene Sarazen. Sarazen is is one of only five golfers to win all the current major championships in his career (the others are Ben Hogan, Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player, and Tiger Woods).

The PGA Tour Lifetime Achievement Award “honors individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the TOUR over an extended period of time through their actions on and off the course”.

Tennis Career Golden Slam

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In professional tennis, what is a Career Golden Slam?

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A Career Golden Slam is accomplished by any tennis player who during their career wins all of the grand slam tennis tournaments (Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon, and the US Open) as well as winning an Olympic Gold Medal for tennis.

George Foreman’s First Heavyweight Title

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When did George Foreman first win the Heavyweight Boxing Championship and who did he defeat?

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On January 22, 1973 in Kingston, Jamaica, George Foreman beat Joe Frazier by TKO in the second round of their heavyweight championship fight to win his first title.

Oldest to Win Heavyweight Boxing Championship

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Who is the oldest boxer to win the heavyweight title?

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On November 4, 1994, at the age of 45, George Foreman knocked out Michael Moorer in the 10th round of their title fight in Las Vegas to become the oldest heavyweight boxer to win a title.

First Woman to Reach Everest Summit

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Who was the first woman to reach the Summit of Mount Everest?

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On May 16, 1975 Junko Tabei of Japan became the first woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest.

Best Movie Academy Awards for Sports Movies

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Since 1975, three sports movies have won the Academy Award for the Best Picture. Name those three movies.

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The three sports movies to win the Best Picture Oscar since 1975 are:

  • Million Dollar Baby (2004) – a boxing movie
  • Chariots of Fire (1981) – a running movie
  • Rocky (1976) – a boxing movie

First to Sweep LPGA Majors

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Who was the first woman golfer to sweep the LPGA major tournaments in a year?

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The LPGA was founded in 1950. In that first year, Babe Zaharias swept all of the major LPGA tournaments. In 1950 the majors consisted of 3 tournaments – the U.S. Open, Titleholders and Western Open. The number of tournaments in the LPGA’s “Majors” has varied over the years. For the 2015 LPGA season the majors are the: ANA Inspiration, Women’s PGA Championship, U.S. Women’s Open, Women’s British Open, and The Evian Championship.

1st Sports Illustrated Cover

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Who was on the cover of the first Sports Illustrated issue?

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The first Sports Illustrated came out on August 16 1954. Pictured on the cover was the Milwaukee Braves Eddie Mathews at bat in Milwaukee County Stadium.