15 surprising sports facts

Sports quiz with a bit of a spin.
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Last updated: November 23, 2021
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1. Which team won the Ice Hockey Tournament in the Olympics in 1980?
Soviet Union
USA
Canada
Finland
2. Which team won the Premier League in 2015/16?
Preston North End
Aston Villa
FC United of Manchester
Leicester City
3. Which team finished second in that season?
Tottenham Hotspur
Leicester City
West Ham United
Bristol City
4. Which team won the Basketball Tournament in the Olympics in 1972?
USA
Lithuania
Canada
Soviet Union
5. Back to Miracle on Ice. The eventual winning team won in a very dramatic fashion in their last game against which team?
Czechoslovakia
Canada
Romania
Finland
6. Which country has won the most medals in the Winter Olympics?
Switzerland
Austria
Finland
Norway
7. Steven Bradbury won a very surprising gold medal in Short Track Speed Skating. In 2002. Which country did he represent when he won that gold medal?
Nauru
Australia
Tuvalu
Palau
8. At the time, "Kings of football", England, finally joined the World Cup in 1950. They lost their second game game in that tournament. Arguably the biggest upset in Football/Soccer ever. Who beat them?
USA
Sweden
Japan
Hungary
9. One of the greatest, and most bizarre, happenings in the the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang in 2018 was Ester Ledecká`s two gold medals in two very different events. Which two events?
Ice Hockey and Figure Skating
Super Giant Slalom and Parallel Giant Snowboard
Ski jumping and Curling
Nordic combination and Sailing
10. Which of these rather small countries did USA loose against in the Olympic Basketball Tournament in 2004?
Lithuania
Slovenia
Haiti
Uruguay
11. Which of these countries have won the World Cup twice?
Russia
Uruguay
Netherlands
Bulgaria
12. One of these countries have won the Olympic Ice Hockey Tournament. Which country?
Norway
Great Britain
Belgium
South Korea
13. Only two countries competed in this team event in the summer olympics in Stockholm in 1912. In which event?
Team scubadiving
Waiting
Ball Juggling
Tug of War
14. Which of these very small countries have hosted the World Athletics Championship, UCI World Cycling Championship and World Handball Championship recently?
Qatar
Monaco
East Timor
Djibouti
15. Tadej Pogačar has won Tour de France two years in a row. Which country does he represent?
Slovakia
Slovenia
Croatia
Czechia
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