Sport Quiz: Names

This sport quiz contains questions and answers about sports legends and other names in sports.


Questions in this Quiz

Who beat, with a rating of 2861 in January 2013, Garry Kasparov's old record as the highest-ranked chess player ever?

When Michael Edwards was born in 1963 it was not clear that he would later set a British record in ski jumping during the Winter Olympics in 1988. What was his nickname?

Which American athlete made in his own way fun of the whole Nazi Germany and could have celebrated his 100th birthday on the 12th of September 2013?

Which cyclist won the Tour de France 2013 with a more than four minute lead on the race's number two, Nairo Quintana?

Who won the green jersey in front of the British super sprinter Mark Cavendish at the Tour de France 2013

Who was standing at the top of the podium on Champs-Elysees as the winner of the polka dot jersey after completing all 21 stages of the Tour de France 2013

What 41-year-old veteran won the Vuelta a España in 2013 and became the race's so far oldest winner ever?

What 25-year-old French rider won the mountain competition in the Vuelta a España in 2013?

Which 33-year-old Spanish cyclist from Movistar Team won the sprinters jersey at the Vuelta a España in 2013?

Which football player was sold at a transfer price of around 100 million euros in the summer of 2013?

Who was awarded PFA Player of the Year in the Premier League in 2013?

Which rider won the green jersey in the 2011 Tour de France?

Who won the white youth jersey in the 2011 Tour de France?

On the 14th of February 2013 the South African runner Oscar Pistorius got arrested and charged with the murder of his wife. What's his nickname?

Which os the following names is NOT a name of a historical chess computer?

Which country did the former world number one in tennis, Pete Sampras, represent?

Who became the youngest male ever to win the US Open at the age of 19 years and 28 days with a final victory against Andre Agassi?

Alongside Sandy Casar, he was the first to sign the UCI anti-doping contract in 2007. What is the rider's name?

What placement did Mark Cavendish get in the points competition in Tour de France 2010?

He won the German road championship in 2000 and later became sports director for HTC-Highroad. What is his name?

Fausto Coppi was so dominating throughout his career as a cyclist that he had a fitting nickname. Which one?

Who won Tour de France in 2010?

Who was the first German to win Tour de France?

In 1996, Bjarne Riis won Tour De France. Who won the green points jersey the same year?

What is the cyclist Zülle's first name?

Who was the winner of Tour de France 2004?

Who was General Director of Tour de France up through the 1990s?

Who won both the 'King of the Mountains' jersey, the points jersey and and the yellow jersey for the overall victory in his 1969 debut in Tour de France?

What 'King of the Mountains' won the polka dot jersey in Tour de France in 2003 and 2004?

Who won the 2005 and 2005 'King of the Mountains' competition in Tour de France?

Who won the 2007 'King of the Mountains' competition in Tour de France?

Who was on the podium in Paris in 2009 as winner of the Tour de France 'King of the Mountains' competition?

Which cyclist won the polka dot climbing jersey in 1996, the year Bjarne Riis won Tour De France?