Looking into 2013: Sports quiz

If you’ve already tried our

quiz looking back at the year 2012,

see if you can do better with this selection of questions looking ahead to the sporting year of 2013.

Looking ahead to 2013

Where, who, why and when? Look ahead to the sporting year 2013…

David Beckham

1.) European dreams

Wembley will host the Uefa Champions League final in 2013, as it did in 2011. But which was the last British stadium before Wembley to host the event?

Wembley at the 2011 Champions League final

  1. Hampden Park
  2. Millennium Stadium (Cardiff)
  3. Old Trafford
  4. Villa Park

2.) Where’s the Cup?

In which country will the Africa Cup of Nations kick off in January?

A colourful Togo fan

  1. Egypt
  2. Morocco
  3. Nigeria
  4. South Africa

3.) The car in front is a…

Who will replace Lewis Hamilton at McLaren in 2013, when the British driver moves to Mercedes?

Lewis Hamilton

  1. Max Chilton
  2. Nico Hulkenberg
  3. Pastor Maldonado
  4. Sergio Perez

4.) Ashes fever

Which of these grounds will not stage an Ashes Test in 2013?

Alastair Cook, Graeme Swann and James Anderson with the Ashes urn

  1. Edgbaston
  2. Old Trafford
  3. The Oval
  4. Trent Bridge

5.) Fore!

Where will 2013’s Open Championship be played?

Ernie Els

  1. Muirfield
  2. Royal Birkdale
  3. Royal Troon
  4. St Andrews (Old Course)

6.) The big kick-off

Who will Wales entertain in the opening game of 2013’s Six Nations?

Adam Jones, Gethin Jankins and Ryan Jones

  1. England
  2. France
  3. Ireland
  4. Scotland

7.) Bronco derby

Which Football League club will stage one of London Broncos’ home Super League games in 2013?

London Broncos players

  1. Brentford
  2. Charlton Athletic
  3. Dagenham Redbridge
  4. Gillingham

8.) Vive la France

London has already been announced as the host city for the Paralympic Athletics World Championships in 2017, but in which French city will 2013’s event be held?

Wheelchair racer David Weir

  1. Lyon
  2. Marseille
  3. Nantes
  4. Nice

9.) Tour de… where?

While the 2014 Tour de France will start in Yorkshire, where will the 2013 event visit for the first time?

2012's leading Tour de France riders

  1. Andorra
  2. Corsica
  3. Luxembourg
  4. Sardinia

10.) Up for the Cup

Against which team will Great Britain begin their 2013 Davis Cup campaign in April?

Great Britain's Davis Cup team

  1. Russia
  2. Slovakia
  3. Sweden
  4. Ukraine

11.) Touching down at Wembley

Which NFL team have signed to play a regular season game at Wembley for the next four years, starting in 2013?

NFL logo

  1. Baltimore Ravens
  2. Carolina Panthers
  3. Jacksonville Jaguars
  4. Tennessee Titans


  1. Old Trafford hosted in 2003, Hampden Park in 2002, while neither of the others have yet hosted it.
  2. South Africa hosts the event for the first time since 1996.
  3. Perez moves to McLaren after spending two seasons with Sauber.
  4. Edgbaston does not host a Test in 2013’s Ashes, with the five Tests at Trent Bridge, Lord’s, Old Trafford, Chester-le-Street and The Oval.
  5. Muirfield will stage the Open for the first time since Ernie Els won there in 2002.
  6. Ireland visit Cardiff on 2 February, with England v Scotland later that afternoon and Italy v France the following day.
  7. Gillingham’s Priestfield Stadium will host the Broncos’ “home” game against Warrington in June, after nearly 4,000 watched them play Hull there last season.
  8. Lyon will be the first French hosts since Lille in 2002.
  9. Corsica is currently the only French metropolitan department not to have hosted a stage of the Tour, but that will change for the 100th event in 2013.
  10. Russia will be the opposition, with the other three sides also in Europe/Africa Zone Group One with GB.
  11. The Jaguars’ first “home” game at Wembley will be against San Francisco 49ers on 27 October 2013.
  12. An accident on the M11 left the visitors’ coach stranded and forced the referee to postpone the game.

Your Score

0 – 4 : Summer pudding

5 – 8 : Hope springs eternal

9 – 12 : Winter warmer

Article source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/20842170

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