10 most difficult history of sport riddles A list of history of sport related questions that are most often answered incorrectly Sport quiz 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. very hard 39% 10th century BC10th century BC12%4th century BC4th century BC26%1st century AD1st century AD21%4th century AD4th century AD39%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 5823 answers in 2 languages »ancient Rome 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.hard 48% USA vs CubaUSA vs Cuba12%USA vs USSRUSA vs USSR32%Hungary vs USSRHungary vs USSR48%France vs AlgeriaFrance vs Algeria5%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 17989 answers in 2 languages »water sports 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.hard 51% Soccer ballSoccer ball51%Stadium in FranceStadium in France10%Sport channel in TVSport channel in TV29%TV transmission of a matchTV transmission of a match8%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 14536 answers in 2 languages »soccer riddles » How many gold medals did USSR win at 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles? (USA got 83)0. In response to the American-led boycott of the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, 14 Eastern Bloc countries including the Soviet Union boycotted the Games. The IOC awarded Los Angeles the Games by default, as no other city was interested.hard 56% 12712715%838314%555513%0056%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 26554 answers in 2 languages »Cold War 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. hard 57% SwitzerlandSwitzerland16%AustriaAustria57%NorwayNorway23%FranceFrance2%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 16303 answers in 2 languages »skiing 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.hard 58% Los Angeles, 1932Los Angeles, 193211%Melbourne, 1956Melbourne, 195658%Montreal, 1976Montreal, 197623%Sydney, 2000Sydney, 20006%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 17997 answers in 2 languages »football 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.hard 58% 0058%1126%2210%334%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 9751 answers in 2 languages »boxing 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.average 60% There was no half-time breakThere was no half-time break8%There was no refereeThere was no referee9%5 players got red cards5 players got red cards20%Two different balls were usedTwo different balls were used60%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 15108 answers in 2 languages »sport 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".average 62% Manchester United F.C.Manchester United F.C.21%Sheffield F.C.Sheffield F.C.62%FC BarcelonaFC Barcelona4%Corinthians Sao PaoloCorinthians Sao Paolo11%Created by: smyru. Statistics based on 15541 answers in 2 languages »Great Britain 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.average 63% a Canadiana Canadian63%EnglishmenEnglishmen12%SpaniardsSpaniards11%LithuaniansLithuanians12%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 16009 answers in 4 languages »sport of North America riddles » Play sport quiz and see all the questions.