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Quiz 76 - Sporting Family Connections

I seriously thought about starting this quiz with a question 
linking me with my only nationally famous relative - a
former test cricketer (of many years ago!).
But then nobody will ever have heard of him 
and nobody knows me so 10 proper questions instead!
But you won't get questions 9 or 10 right.

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1.

What is the surname of the Canadian father and son, Gilles and Jacques, of F1 motor racing fame?



2.

Gary and Phil Neville are reasonably well known as England international footballers but their sister Tracey is a past England international international in which sport?




3.



Suzanne Packer (right) is perhaps best known in her role as Tess Bateman in the BBC series Casualty. Name her younger brother who once won an Olympic medal.


4.

Mum won the European 3 day equestrian event gold medal in 1971 and her daughter won the same title in 2005. Name them.

 


5.


In July 1999 a member of a group whose hits included Goodbye, Viva Forever and 2 Become 1 married an English sportsperson. Name the couple.


 

6.

The son of a very famous footballer won the Wimbledon junior boys tennis championship in 1962. Father and son shared the same name, which was...?



7.

Brothers have often played together for the same country but at the 2010 World Cup Finals in South Africa and again at the 2014 finals in Brazil two brothers played in the same match - but for opposing sides. Kevin-Prince Boateng played for Ghana and was up against his brother Jerome Boateng who was playing for which country?



8.

Dad played in the 1971 European Cup Final at Wembley and his son played three times at the same venue in the late 1990s in the Charity Shield. Name the father and son.

 

9.


In 1990 an unlikely – and short-lived – marriage took place when Damon Welch, the son of actress Raquel Welch, married Rebecca, the daughter of a famous British sportsman. Which sportsman?



10.


Name the brother and sister tennis partnership from Zimbabwe who won the 2004 mixed doubles title at Wimbledon.


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