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General Sport

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Paul Kaye and Johnny Vegas were members of the cast in the 2003 film Blackball which was based on a story-line about which sport?
Bowls

 

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The 'Brylcreem Boy'  - pictured alongside - was a bit of an all-rounder. He was a top cricketer and footballer and later a BBC TV commentator. Name him.
Denis Compton

3

In April 2012 which driver won the F1 Chinese Grand Prix, his first victory in 111 GP starts? 
Nico Rosberg

   
4


At which weight did Nottingham boxer Carl Froch become a WBC world champion for the first time in 2008?
Super middleweight

   
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Virginia Wade was Wimbledon champion, Geoff Boycott scored his 100th hundred at Headingley, Red Rum won the Grand National for the third time and Liverpool won the European Cup for the first time. All in the same year - which year?
1977.

   
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In the 1970s Jonah Barrington and Geoff Hunt competed against each other many times when leading players in which sport?
Squash.

   
   

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Which British sporting venue is pictured below?  (2006 photo)
Ascot racecourse

   
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Prince Alexander Obolensky was an England international at which sport in the 1930s?
Rugby Union

     
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In January 2007 it was announced that which former world boxing champion had been stripped of his MBE award after having served 16 weeks of a 15-month prison sentence for dangerous driving? 
'Prince' Naseem Hamed

               
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Which British sportswoman give birth to her first child - a daughter named Isla - in Monaco in January 2007?
Paula Radcliffe