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. 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: smyruhard 56% Manchester United F.C.Manchester United F.C.2848Sheffield F.C.Sheffield F.C.6252FC BarcelonaFC Barcelona648Corinthians Sao PaoloCorinthians Sao Paolo1320soccer 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 BC4874th century BC4th century BC10081st century AD1st century AD7514th century AD4th century AD1451ancient Rome 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 84% GreeceGreece7770FranceFrance610Great BritainGreat Britain480ItalyItaly379Athens 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.orgaverage 60% SwitzerlandSwitzerland1725AustriaAustria6832NorwayNorway2385FranceFrance266skiing 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.orgaverage 60% 0043021117462274433298boxing 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 51% Soccer ballSoccer ball5452Stadium in FranceStadium in France1084Sport channel in TVSport channel in TV3146TV transmission of a matchTV transmission of a match805football 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 60% There was no half-time breakThere was no half-time break1012There was no refereeThere was no referee9475 players got red cards5 players got red cards2296Two different balls were usedTwo different balls were used6587sport 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, 19321479Melbourne, 1956Melbourne, 19568071Montreal, 1976Montreal, 19763151Sydney, 2000Sydney, 20001029Olympic Games riddles » Who invented basketball?A Canadian. The basketball game was created in 1891 by James Naismith, a physical education professor at the Springfield College. His aim was to keep his gym class active on a rainy day. He wrote the basic rules and nailed a peach basket onto a 10-foot (3.05 m) elevated track (see original photo). Basketball was originally played with a soccer ball.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 64% a Canadiana Canadian6494EnglishmenEnglishmen1207SpaniardsSpaniards1087LithuaniansLithuanians1350sport of North America riddles » Which teams played in the "Blood in the Water" match at the Olympics in Melbourne in year 1956?Hungary vs USSR. By the start of the Olympics, the 1956 Hungarian Revolution had been suppressed by the Soviets, and many players saw the Olympics as a way to salvage pride for their country. After the extraordinarily violent game, many of Hungary team members sought asylum in the West. Hungary won 4:0.Created by: Kasiahard 47% USA vs CubaUSA vs Cuba1781USA vs USSRUSA vs USSR4632Hungary vs USSRHungary vs USSR6551France vs AlgeriaFrance vs Algeria869water sports riddles » Play sport quiz and see all the questions.