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Sporting Nicknames Quiz

Nicknames of (hopefully) famous sportspersons. 10 Questions.

 
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Which snooker player was simply known as 'The Grinder'?

  • Steve Davis
  • Terry Griffiths
  • Cliff Thorburn
  • Bill Werbeniuk

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Which Olympic cyclist was nicknamed "The Flying Scotsman"

  • Graham Obree
  • Sir Chris Hoy
  • Craig MaClean
  • Jason Queally

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Which former World Darts Champion was given the nickname 'The Bronze Adonis'?

  • Horrie Seden
  • Kevin White
  • Preston Ridd
  • Steve Beaton

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Which Tennis player was known as 'The Cannonball'?

  • Roscoe Tanner
  • Boris Becker
  • Pete Sampras
  • Jim Courier

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Which former Tour De France winner was known as 'The Cannibal'?

  • Gino Bartali
  • Lance Armstrong
  • Eddie Mercyx
  • Miguel Indurain

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Which Golfer is known as 'Mrs Doubtfire'?

  • Colin Montgomerie
  • Paul Lawrie
  • Mark James
  • Robert Karlsson

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Which former West Indian fast bowler was known as 'Whispering Death'?

  • Joel Garner
  • Michael Holding
  • Wes Hall
  • Charlie Griffiths

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Which olympic swimmer was known as 'Eric the Eel'?

  • Cameron van der Burgh
  • Oussama Mellouli
  • Freddie van der Goes
  • Eric Moussambani

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Which footballer was given the name 'El Pibe de Oro' (The Golden Boy)?

  • Pele
  • George Best
  • Diego Maradona
  • Tostao

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Which British Motor Cyclist earned the nickname "The Blackburn Bomber"?

  • Cal Crutchlow
  • Mick Grant
  • James Tosland
  • Carl Fogarty

 

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