Sports Quiz

PUBLISHED : Sunday, 28 March, 2004, 12:00am
UPDATED : Sunday, 28 March, 2004, 12:00am

1: Why was the Olympic marathon distance set at 26 miles and 385 yards?

2: How many years did it take golfing great Ben Hogan to win eight Majors?

3: Michael Johnson became the first man to win the 200m and 400m in the same Olympics at which Games?

4: Wilt Chamberlain scored 100 points in 1962 against which basketball team?

5: Babe Ruth hit how many homers in his 1920 debut for the Yankees?

6: Which 1955 Lions rugby centre made a fortune from selling baked beans?

7: In which round did Muhammad Ali knock out George Foreman in their Rumble in the Jungle?

8: In which rugby Test in New Zealand were the Springboks flour-bombed from a light plane?

9: Which famous 1950s tennis star married Andre Agassi's sister?

10: Has India ever lost a home Test cricket series to Australia?

1: The 1908 marathon was staged from Windsor Castle to the royal box at White City Stadium, so the royal family could see the start and finish. 2: Six (from 1948-53). 3: Atlanta 1996. 4: New York Knicks. 5: 54. 6: Tony O'Reilly. 7: Eighth. 8: Third Test at Eden Park in 1981. 9: Pancho Gonzalez. 10: No