Sports quiz of the week: big waves, tough ground and the birds in the sky

Who went long? Who can’t lose? Who didn’t play ball?

Kalju FC played Levadia in the Estonian Premier League this week. What happened 13 seconds into the match?

The referee pulled his hamstring and the game had to be called off

The Kalju goalkeeper walked off the field, later claiming he heard an opponent coughing

The Kalju manager substituted one of his players – even though he had not touched the ball yet

One of the goalposts blew over in the wind and the game was abandoned

In last week’s quiz we predicted that the players at the US Open might struggle at Winged Foot golf club. How many players at the tournament finished under par?

None

One

Two

Three

Tottenham will play Chelsea in the fourth round of the League Cup. How many games have Spurs played to reach the last-16?

None

One

Two

Three

Why was a non-league game between Carlton Athletic and Ilkley Town interrupted for 20 minutes?

Ilkley players left early as they are now in lockdown

The players and officials agreed to a long half-time break so they could observe the eclipse of the moon

Government rules changed during the match and the referee did not know whether they should continue

An alpaca ran on to the pitch

Bayern Munich won their latest trophy on Thursday night, beating Sevilla in the Super Cup in Budapest. When did Bayern last lose a game of football?

March 2020

January 2020

December 2019

October 2019

The French Open begins at Roland Garros on Sunday. Rafa Nadal is the favourite to win the men’s singles tournament. If he is successful, how many grand slams will Nadal have won?

18

20

22

24

Nadal, Federer and Novak Djokovic have dominated men’s tennis for a generation. When was the last time a man born outside Europe won a grand slam?

2006

2009

2012

2015

Sheffield United are playing Leeds United this weekend. When was the last time the two clubs met in the Premier League?

1994

1999

2004

They have never met in the Premier League.

Big wave surfer Doug Falter lost his board in a wipeout in Hawaii two years ago. Where did it turn up this week?

In the same beach he lost it

In the Philippines

In the Bermuda Triangle

Bognor Regis

Why did the Brazil women’s football team have to take a few minutes break during a match this week?

They stopped playing as they realised the assistant referee was playing games on his phone

Brazil had four players sent off, so the referee decided to give them a “time out” to calm down

A parrot landed on the head of one of the players

A small plane made a crash landing on the pitch

1 and above.

Hard lines. Have a great weekend

2 and above.

Hard lines. Have a great weekend

3 and above.

Hard lines. Have a great weekend

4 and above.

Hard lines. Have a great weekend

5 and above.

A fine score. Have a great weekend

6 and above.

A fine score. Have a great weekend

7 and above.

A very fine score indeed. Have a great weekend

8 and above.

A very fine score indeed. Have a great weekend

9 and above.

A very fine score indeed. Have a great weekend

0 and above.

Hard lines Have a great weekend

10 and above.

A superb score. Have a great weekend

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