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Sports quiz: what are the stories behind these iconic photos?


You have seen the pictures of Bolt, Pelé, Woods, Maradona and more but can you remember the details behind the images?

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This photo is from Muhammad Ali’s victory over Sonny Liston in 1965. In which round did Ali win the fight?

The first

The 10th

The 12th

The 15th

Megan Rapinoe’s celebration, which she calls “The Pose”, became famous during the Women’s World Cup last year. Rapinoe was the joint top scorer at the tournament with two other players. Who?

Sam Kerr and Wendie Renard

Carli Lloyd and Marta

Ellen White and Alex Morgan

Cristiane and Rose Lavelle

This photo of Usain Bolt was taken at the Rio Olympics in 2016, when he completed the “triple triple”. Which of these nine medals has since been stripped from Bolt?

100-metre relay in 2008

200 metres in 2012

100 metres in 2016

100-metre relay, 2016

Roberto Baggio hangs his head as Cláudio Taffarel celebrates at the end of the World Cup final in 1994. Baggio was not the only Italy player to miss in the shootout. Which two of his teammates also missed?

Paolo Maldini and Roberto Donadoni

Franco Baresi and Daniele Massaro

Giuseppe Signori and Gianfranco Zola

Dino Baggio and Demetrio Albertini

This photo captures the scene in Oxford in 1954 when athlete and junior doctor Roger Bannister ran the first sub-four-minute mile. How long did his record last?

Six hours

54 days

Four years

Two decades

We all know who punched the ball into net at the 1986 World Cup, but who was the last player to touch the ball before Maradona, kicking it towards the England goalkeeper?

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Terry Butcher

Steve Hodge

Jorge Valdano

Jorge Burruchaga

This photo shows Brandi Chastain celebrating at the end of the Women’s World Cup final in 1999, which USA won on penalties. Which team did they beat?

The Netherlands

Norway

Canada

China

Tommie Smith and John Carlos raise their fists as the US national anthem plays during the 1968 Olympics in Mexico. In which sport had they just won medals?

100 metres

200 metres

1,500 metres

5,000 metres

Bobby Moore said this picture, from the World Cup in Mexico in 1970, was his favourite photo of himself. Who scored the only goal of the game?

Pelé

Tostão

Jairzinho

Carlos Alberto

In which stadium did Lionel Messi share this iconic celebration with the world in April 2017?

Camp Nou

The Olympiastadion

The Santiago Bernabéu

The Vicente Calderón

Tiger Woods lifts his putter on the final green at Augusta in 2019 to celebrate his first Masters title in how many years?

Eight

Ten

12

14

12 and above.

3 and above.

Ah well. You tried

4 and above.

Ah well. You tried

5 and above.

Nice work. You have an eye.

6 and above.

Great work. You have an eye.

7 and above.

Great work. You have an eye.

8 and above.

Superb. You have an eye.

9 and above.

Superb. You have an eye.

10 and above.

Superb. You have an eye.

11 and above.

Superb. You have an eye.

2 and above.

Ah well. You tried

0 and above.

Ah well. You tried

1 and above.

Ah well. You tried

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