History of sport questions This is a list of recently added questions about history of sport. Play history of sport quiz and see all the questions. Why were 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam strongly criticised by Vatican?Women were allowed to participate in athletic competitions. The decision to include women in athletic competitions was widely criticised not only by the majority of the sport community, but also by Vatican.Created by: Ninjaihard 48% islamic countries were allowed to participateislamic countries were allowed to participate449women were allowed to participate in athletic competitionswomen were allowed to participate in athletic competitions1044Pope had a dispute with the King of NetherlandsPope had a dispute with the King of Netherlands329Vatican wasn't invited to the gamesVatican wasn't invited to the games336sports riddles » How many times Olympic Flame went out?5. So far the Olympic Flame went out 5 times. In 1976 in Montreal the fire went out due to intensive rain. In Athens in 2004 the flame went down on the historical stadium of 1896. During Beijing Games of 2008 it was gone due to "technical issues". During the relay to London in 2012 the flame got extinguished on a boat. On the relay to Sochi in 2013 fire went out at Red Square of Moscow.Created by: smyruvery hard 12% nevernever253112933319255110fire riddles » What is the oldest football club of the world?Sheffield F.C. FIFA officially recognizes Sheffield F.C. as the oldest football club of the world. The club was established in 1857. The photo shows its contemporaneous team. The club is often referred to as "the ancients".Created by: smyruaverage 62% Manchester United F.C.Manchester United F.C.3491Sheffield F.C.Sheffield F.C.10099FC BarcelonaFC Barcelona803Corinthians Sao PaoloCorinthians Sao Paolo1824football riddles » Until when were the ancient Olympic Games held?4th century AD. The olympic games were disbanded as "pagan rituals" shortly after Christianity was made the official religion of the Roman Empire. Theodosius the Great dissolved the order of the Vestal Virgins in Rome and banned the Olympics in Ancient Greece. Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 39% 10th century BC10th century BC7774th century BC4th century BC16261st century AD1st century AD13024th century AD4th century AD2464ancient Greece riddles » Which country hosted the first modern day Olympic Games?Greece. The first Games held under the auspices of the IOC was hosted in the Panathenaic stadium in Athens in 1896. The Games brought together 14 nations and 241 athletes. Greek officials, the public and many of the athletest were so enthusiastic about the experience of hosting an Olympic Games, that they demanded that Athens be the permanent Olympic host city.Created by: Monica Stillervery easy 83% GreeceGreece10404FranceFrance801Great BritainGreat Britain669ItalyItaly539Athens riddles » Which country won the most medals in the alpine skiing competitions at the Olympic Games throughout the whole history?Austria. Of the total number of 397 medals awarded so far, Austria got 105, nearly twice as much as Switzerland, which comes second with 56 medals. Austrian dominance is not limited to the Olympic Games - Austrians won also nearly 30% of all Alpine Skiing World Cup races. Created by: globalquiz.orghard 58% SwitzerlandSwitzerland2783AustriaAustria9877NorwayNorway3896FranceFrance397alpine skiing riddles » How many fights did Rocky Marciano lose?0. Rocky Marciano is the only professional boxer to have retired undefeated holding the world heavyweight title. His record was 49 wins (43 KOs), 0 draws, 0 losses.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 58% 00589011261922108933406boxing riddles » This is Telstar, the world's first communication satellite. What was named after it?Soccer ball. The Adidas Telstar was the first 1970 World Cup ball to use the now-familiar design, consisting of 12 black pentagonal and 20 white hexagonal panels. It was named after the Telstar satellites launched in 1962.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 52% Soccer ballSoccer ball7856Stadium in FranceStadium in France1569Sport channel in TVSport channel in TV4337TV transmission of a matchTV transmission of a match1233soccer riddles » The first football world cup final was won by Uruguay against Argentina 4:2. What was unusual about that game?Two different balls were used in the final: Argentina supplied the first-half ball (the 'Tiento') and led 2–1 at the break; hosts Uruguay supplied the second-half ball (the 'T-Model', which was larger and heavier; see photo) and won 4–2.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 61% There was no half-time breakThere was no half-time break1383There was no refereeThere was no referee14365 players got red cards5 players got red cards3248Two different balls were usedTwo different balls were used9610sport riddles » During which Olympic Games did the Soviet Union beat Yugoslavia in the football final on 8th of December?Melbourne, 1956. Due to the reversal of seasons in the Southern Hemisphere, the Games were held during the northern winter. This was thought likely to inconvenience athletes from the Northern Hemisphere who were accustomed to resting during their winter. Next Olympic Games in Australia (Sydney 2000), were held in September.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 58% Los Angeles, 1932Los Angeles, 19322071Melbourne, 1956Melbourne, 195610872Montreal, 1976Montreal, 19764396Sydney, 2000Sydney, 20001291Olympic Games riddles » Play sport quiz and see all the questions.