Pub quiz questions

  1. Who was named European footballer of the year in 1996?
    Matthias Sammer

  2. Which Olympic throwing object weighs 16lbs for men and 8.8lbs for women?
    Shot (putt)

  3. What gruelling event in Barcelona saw Derartu Tulu of Ethopia become the first black African Olympic champion?
    10,000 meters

  4. Which legendary British footballer was often nicknamed "The Fifth Beatle?"
    George Best

  5. In which sport are you forbidden to play left-handed?
    Polo
    It was was ruled out in 1975 for safety reasons

  6. Who was named European footballer of the year in 1988?
    Marco van Basten

  7. Over how many days is the decathlon contested in the Olympic Games?
    Two

  8. In the 1996 olympics, who was disqualified from the men's 100m final after 2 false starts?
    Linford Christie

  9. What stroke was Vicky Keith the first person to use for a successful channel swim?
    Butterfly
    Sports(7)

  10. In which European country was tennis star Monica Seles born?
    Yugoslavia (currently Serbia and Montenegro)
    Tennis(4) Sports(4)