Sports Quiz

PUBLISHED : Sunday, 14 August, 2005, 12:00am
UPDATED : Sunday, 14 August, 2005, 12:00am

1. Shortly before being banned for drugs, what hitting milestone did Rafael Palmeiro achieve?

2. How many times was Wayne Gretzky the National Hockey League MVP?

3. Which two quarterback greats were this week inducted into the NFL Hall of Fame?

4. What name has been mooted for the New Zealand badminton team?

5. How many times was Gary Lineker sent off in his professional soccer career?

6. Who holds the world 5000 metres record for men?

7. Where was the first soccer World Cup held?

8. Where do Wigan Athletic play?

9. Which England player was sent off during a test against the All Blacks at Eden Park last year?

10. Desperate Housewives' Eva Longoria is the girlfriend of which NBA star?

1. 3,000 hits 2. Nine times 3. Dan Marino and Steve Young 4. The Black Cocks 5. None 6. Kenenisa Bekele of Ethiopia (12.37.35) 7. Uruguay 8. JJB Stadium 9. Simon Shaw 10. Tony Parker of the San Antonio Spurs.