Have you tried the first 2012 Sporting Year quiz yet? That was more the headline stories. This one is more the obscure sporting stories so probably a tad more difficult. So a pass mark of just 4 out of 10.

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After winning a major sporting event which Belgium-born sportsman started his victory speech by saying that he would now draw the winning raffle numbers?

 

 
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Deputy Chief of Police Patrick Rollins (pictured) played a significant part in deciding the outcome of which international sporting event?
 

3

Which Olympic medalist really hit the big-time when with partner Flavia Cacace he won Strictly Come Dancing in 2012?

   
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Who announced that he would step down as UK Athletics head coach after the track and field team failed to meet his medal target at the 2012 London Olympics?

   
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Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan said ‘Today I laid a golden egg’ when she did in 15 minutes at Wimbledon in 2012 something that no other player tennis player had ever done before in a grand slam tournament. What?

   
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In the summer of 2012 the hopes of a Premier League club moving its home to an iconic, Grade 2 listed site ended when a rival consortium bought the property. Name the club and the location they hoped to buy.

   
   

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If we heard LOCOG being mentioned once we heard it mentioned a million times in 2012. What does LOCOG stand for?
 

 
Trenton Oldfield was jailed for six months for causing a public nuisance after disrupting which sporting event?
   
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The designer of the adidas kit worn by Team GB at the Olympic and Paralympic Games won the designer of the year award after the Games. Who?

     
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Football clubs changing their historical colours is a rare event - which Championship side started the 2012/13 season playing in red after a century or more playing in blue?