Sports quiz of the week: losers, lavish spending and a lifesaver

Who took five? Who is going for 19.6? Who gave up after 83?

What do the jockey Oisin Murphy and the horse Walk In The Sun have in common?

They were both awarded MBEs this week

They were born on the same day and won a race together this week

They have both been accused of taking cocaine

They have been jointly nominated for a Bafta for their stunt work in the film John Wick 3

What happened in the 83rd minute of the non-league game between Bury Town and Witham Town, which Bury Town were winning 5-0?

The Witham players walked off and asked the referee to blow the final whistle

A Witham fan tripped up one of the assistant referees on the touchline and the official stood up, swung a punch and knocked him out

The ball burst and the referee had to call the game off

The referee abandoned the match due to fog, ruling the result void

Manchester City’s 5-2 defeat on Sunday was the first time a team managed by Pep Guardiola had conceded five goals in a game. Who was the City manager the last time they conceded five at home? Clue: Dennis Bergkamp, Robert Pires, Thierry Henry, Sol Campbell, Patrick Vieira and Nicolas Anelka were the goalscorers that day.

Joe Royle

Roberto Mancini

Mark Hughes

Kevin Keegan

Guardiola has responded to the defeat by signing centre-back Rúben Dias from Benfica. How much money have City spent on defenders since Guardiola took over in 2016?





The Giro d’Italia will be making its way from Monreale to Milan over the next three weeks. Richard Carapaz won the race last year, becoming the first cyclist from which country to win a grand tour?





Which race this weekend is made up of 19.6 laps?

The German grand prix

The London Marathon

The Monte Carlo Rally

The Daytona 500

Why was the match between Galatasaray and Fenerbahce, which was played in an empty stadium, paused by the referee?

Fans launched a flare on to the pitch from outside the ground

Fans were caught sneaking on to the roof of the stadium

Fans flew a hot air balloon over the ground and threw horse dung at the referee

Galatasaray used drones to send 100 toilet rolls on to the pitch after Fenerbahce scored

Serena Williams’ bid to win her 24th grand slam ended in disappointment this week when she pulled out of the French Open with an achilles injury. When did Williams win her previous slam?

December 2015

January 2017

June 2018

January 2019

There were 92 penalties in the Premier League last season. If referees keep giving them out at the current rate, how many will there be this season?





Roma fan Ilenia Matilli was in a car crash last December and fell into a coma for months. According to her hospital, who played a “key role” in helping her come out of the coma?

They say she woke from the coma upon hearing that Roma had signed Pedro from Chelsea

They say she woke up the very second Roma kicked off their first game of the season

They say she woke up after receiving a voice message from Francesco Totti

They say she woke up after Roma beat Lazio in the derby

1 and above.

Hard lines. Have a good weekend

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Hard lines. Have a good weekend

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Hard lines. Have a good weekend

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Not bad. Have a good weekend

5 and above.

Nice work. Have a good weekend

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Nice work. Have a good weekend

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A fine score. Well played. Have a good weekend

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Well played. An impressive score. Have a good weekend

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Well played. An extremely impressive score. Have a good weekend

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Hard lines. Have a good weekend

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Get you! Have a good weekend

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