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Sporting moments of the 00's Quiz Part 1

Test your knowledge of some of the most memorable moments in sport across the last decade- Part one of a planned series. 20 Questions.

 
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1

At the 2000 Summer Olympic Games, Cathy Freeman 'ignited' the athletics for the hosts in a memorable Gold Medal winning performance. But in which track event did she win?

  • Women's 200m
  • Women's 400m
  • Women's 800m

2

In football; at UEFA Euro 2000, France completed the World and European double, defeating Italy in a dramatic final after a Golden Goal from which player?

  • Thierry Henry
  • Robert Pires
  • David Trezeguet

3

In 2001, Tiger Woods became the first man in the modern era of golf to hold all four major championships simultaneously: Masters, US Open, The Open, and the PGA. But what is this feat known as?

  • Grand Slam
  • Tiger Slam
  • Major Slam

4

At the 2002 FIFA World Cup, Brasil won a record 5th title, defeating Germany 2-0 in the Final. But who was the Brasillian captain?

  • Roberto Carlos
  • Cafu
  • Lucio

5

In 2003, England won the Rugby World Cup with a last-minute drop-goal from Johnny Wilkinson in the Final against hosts Australia. But what was the final score on the board?

  • Australia 17-20 England
  • Australia 19-22 England
  • Australia 21-24 England

6

In 2004, Ferrari's Michael Schumacher won a record-breaking 7th F1 World Driver's Championship. He also set another record, winning how many of a possible 18 races that season?

  • 12
  • 13
  • 14

7

At the 2004 Summer Olympics, Michael Phelps won 8 swimming medals, the first athlete to do so at a non-boycotted Olympics. But how many of the magnificent 8 were Gold?

  • 5
  • 6
  • 7

8

In cricket, England won the 2005 Ashes Test Series against Australia for the first time in how many years?

  • 14
  • 16
  • 18

9

The 2008 Summer Olympics saw the emergence of Usain Bolt as a sporting icon, winning the 100, 200 and 4x100m with world records. But what did the clock famously read at the end of a showstopping 100m?

  • 9.71
  • 9.69
  • 9.65
  • 9.58

10

Paula Radcliffe became a modern great when she won the New York Marathon for the third time in 2008. She still holds the World Record with a time of 2:15:25, which was set during which event?

  • 2002 London Marathon
  • 2003 London Marathon
  • 2004 New York Marathon
  • 2007 New York Marathon

11

Formula One saw the rise and rise of German Sebastian Vettel at the end of the decade, eventually winning the 2010, 2011 and 2012 World Championships. But in which country is his Red Bull team based?

  • Austria
  • Switzerland
  • France
  • Belgium

12

Tennis saw the dominance of the 'big 3' in the '00s- Roger Federer, Rafa Nadal and Novak Djokovic. But which player had the greatest conversion rate of Grand Slam Final wins during this period?

  • Federer
  • Nadal
  • Djokovic
  • -

13

The 2012 Olympics saw hosts Great Britain stand toe-to-toe with traditional superpowers, ousting Russia from 3rd spot on the table. But which event ignited the gold rush on the 6th day of the games?

  • Bradley Wiggins- Road Race
  • Helen Glover/Heather Stanning- Women's Coxless Pair
  • Tim Bailey/Etienne Stott- Men's Slalom C-2
  • Peter Wilson- Men's Double Trap

14

Can you match these 2012 Gold Medal Winning Olympians to their respective countries? : Athletics Edition.

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Left

  • Kirani James
  • David Rudisha
  • Shelly-Ann-Faser-Pryce
  • Sally Pearson

Right

  • Kenya
  • Australia
  • Grenada
  • Jamaica

15

Can you match these 2012 Gold Medal winning Olympians to their respective countries? : Swimming edition.

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Left

  • Chad Le Clos
  • Sun Yang
  • Yannick Agnel
  • Missy Franklin

Right

  • South Africa
  • France
  • United States
  • China

16

Unsung Heroes- The 2009 Formula one World Championship went to which 'under-dog' team?

  • Williams
  • Toyota
  • Brawn GP
  • Force-India

17

Can you place these Goalkeepers in the correct order of the number of UEFA Champions League Winners' medals they accumulated during the period 2000-2012?

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  • Jens Lehmann
  • Victor Valdes
  • Iker Casillas
  • Dida

18

Victoria Pendleton became Britain's most successful ever female Olympian at the 2012 Games, adding a Gold and a Silver to her Gold from 2008. Who was the previous holder of the title?

  • Rebecca Adlington
  • Kelly Holmes
  • Stephanie Cook
  • Shirley Robertson

19

Andy Murray famously lost 4 Grand Slam Finals in a row before he finally won the 2012 US Open. But of the previous 4 attempts, exactly how many set wins had he accumulated?

  • 0
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

20

Easy one to finish- During the '00s, which American Football team accumulated the most appearances at the Superbowl?

  • Pittsburgh Steelers
  • New England Patriots
  • New York Giants
  • Green Bay Packers

 

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