Sport of North America questions This is a list of recently added questions about sport of North America. After whom is the Stanley Cup named?Governor of Canada. The trophy is named for Lord Stanley of Preston, a Governor General of Canada, who supported and promoted ice hockey. He awarded the first cup (then named Dominion Hockey Challenge Cup) to Canada's top-ranking amateur ice hockey club in 1893.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 63% creator of the ice hockey rulescreator of the ice hockey rules1166governor of Canadagovernor of Canada6236a great hockey playera great hockey player1377canadian town of Stanleycanadian town of Stanley1094trophies riddles » Which team has the most World Series wins?New York Yankees. The World Series is the annual championship series of North American-based Major League Baseball (MLB), played since 1903 between the American League (AL) champion team and the National League (NL) champion. The New York Yankees have won it 27 times, while the next team - St. Louis Cardinals - 11 times. Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 67% Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox1267New York YankeesNew York Yankees4697San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants664St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals302United States 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 65% a Canadiana Canadian5605EnglishmenEnglishmen987SpaniardsSpaniards890LithuaniansLithuanians1127games riddles » What does 500 stand for in "Indianapolis 500"?500 miles. The circuit is 2,5 mile long, so it takes 200 laps to complete the 500 mile race.Created by: Nguyễn Thị Minhhard 45% 500 miles500 miles6120500 laps500 laps4472500 minutes500 minutes923500 cc500 cc1923races riddles » What country did boxer Lennox Lewis represent at the Olympics?Canada. Lennox Lewis holds dual British and Canadian citizenship. As an amateur he won gold representing Canada at the 1988 Olympic Games. Having achieved that goal, Lewis declared himself a professional boxer and moved back to his native England, which he had left at the age of 12.Created by: Kasiahard 45% United KingdomUnited Kingdom2049USAUSA1498CanadaCanada3710JamaicaJamaica976boxing riddles » How many Summer Olympic games were held in the United States?4. There were Olympic Games in St. Louis (1904), twice in Los Angeles (1932, 1984) and in Atlanta (1996)Created by: Kasiavery hard 31% 11620221650331756441866history of North America riddles » Winners of the Indianapolis 500 race do not celebrate with a bottle of Champagne. What do they get instead?Milk. The tradition of drinking milk was founded in 1933. Since 1956, only one driver has broken it: In 1993, Emerson Fittipaldi drank a celebratory bottle of orange juice. He owned several orange groves in Sao Paolo, and wanted to promote the citrus industry.Created by: Kasiahard 50% whiskeywhiskey2767rosesroses2201beerbeer2259milkmilk7500prizes riddles » Play North America quiz and see all the questions.