Can you Name the Sport From the Event?

By: J.P. Naomi
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About This Quiz

From Wimbledon to the World Series, from football to futbol, hockey and beyond, see how well you can match the sport to the name of the most famous sporting events!

If you're watching the World Series, which sport are you watching?

The World Series is the championship series of Major League Baseball. It is a series of seven games played in October and sometimes into November each year.

The Preakness Stakes is found in which of the following sports?

The Preakness Stakes take place at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland each year. The distance of the race is 9.5 furlongs or 1 and 3/16 miles.

What sport do you like if you're watching The Frozen Four?

The Frozen Four refers to the semi-finals and finals of the NCAA Division 1 Ice Hockey Championship. NCAA Ice Hockey was founded in 1948.

What sport are you watching if you're at The Rose Bowl?

The Rose Bowl is an annual American college football bowl game. It is usually played on January 1st each year at the Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena, California.

If you are at Wimbledon, you are watching ___________.

Wimbledon is the oldest tennis tournament in the world. It was founded in 1877 in London, England.

You have to bundle up for The Iditarod, or famous race of this sport...

The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race is run annually in early March. The race goes from Settler's Bay to Nome - taking place entirely in the state of Alaska.

There is a lot of team spirit shown at The Beanpot where spectators view players of this sport...

The Beanpot is a hockey tournament among four major college hockey schools in Massachusetts. The annual competitors are Boston College, Boston University, Harvard University and Northeastern University.

If you're watching The Henley Royal Regatta, you must like this sport...

The Henley Royal Regatta is an annual rowing event on the River Thames near Henley-on-Thames, England. The course is 2,112 meters long.

Stay quiet if you're a spectator at The Memorial...

The Memorial Tournement is a PGA Tour golf tournament founded in 1976 by Jack Nicklaus. It is played on a par 72 course located in Dublin, Ohio.

Enthusiastic fans who watch The Stanley Cup Finals are a fan of this sport...

The Stanley Cup Finals are the NHL's champsionship series of seven games to determine the best team in the league. The Stanley Cup was first awarded in 1893.

If you're at the Super Bowl, which sport are you watching?

The Super Bowl is the annual championship game of the National Football League. The first Super Bowl was played on January 15, 1967.

Which sport are you watching if you're at the FIFA World Cup?

FIFA World Cup was founded in 1930. It is a worldwide soccer, or futbol, competition. The tournament is held every four years.

Those with interest in the Daytona 500 love this sport...

The Daytona 500 is a 500-mile-long motor race held every year at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. The first race was held in 1959.

Don your fancy hat for the Kentucky Derby, a popular event in this sport...

Held annually at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky, the Kentucky Derby was inaugurated in 1875. It prides itself on being "The most exciting two minutes in sports."

The Ryder Cup is a competition in _________.

The Ryder Cup is a biennial golf competition between teams from Europe and the United States. The Ryder Cup was established in 1927!

The Volvo Ocean Race is a _______ race that heads around the world every three years.

The Volvo Ocean Race was formerly known as The Whitbread Round the World Race. It was established in 1973.

The Monaco Grand Prix is a _______ race held each year in Monte Carlo, Monaco.

The Monaco Grand Prix is a Formula One motor race held on the Circuit de Monaco, one of the most demanding Formula One tracks. It was first held in 1929.

If you're watching The Masters, you must love this sport...

The Masters Tournament was established in 1934 and is played every year in Augusta, Georgia. It is a par 72 course.

Fans of ________ watch or attend the Tour de France every year.

Held every July, The Tour de France is a multiple stage cycling race. It consists of 21 stages over the course of more than three weeks.

The Boston Marathon is a competition in this sport...

The Boston Marathon was established in 1897. It is held on the third Monday of April every year.

If you used to watch the BCS National Championship Game, you were enjoying this sport...

The BCS National Champsionship Game was a post season college football bowl game that previously determined the national champion of the NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision. It was played from 1999-2014.

If you are watching the UEFA Champions League Final, you're enjoying this sport...

UEFA stands for Union of European Football Associations. It was founded in 1955.

If you're into March Madness, which sport do you like watching?

March Madness is the tournament of 68 college basketball teams from the Division I level of the NCAA. March Madness began in 1939.

The NBA Finals are the championship series of this sport...

NBA stands for National Basketball Association. The Finals are held every year in the month of June. It is a best-of-seven series.

Simply known as "Palermo," spectators are watching this type of sporting event...

The Argentine Open Polo Championship is also known as Polo at Palermo, or simply "Palermo." It is held in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

If you enjoy The Grand National, you must love watching this sporting event...

The Grand National is a National Hunt horse race held every year at Aintree Racecourse located near Liverpool, England. It is four miles and 514 yards long.

The 24 Hours of Le Mans is the world's oldest active ________ race.

Held annually since 1923 near the town of Le Mans, France, The 24 Hours of Le Mans rides along the Circuit de la Sarthe.

The Australian Open is enjoyed by lovers of which of the following?

The Australian Open was first held in 1905. It is an internationally-recognized tennis tournament.

The Indianapolis 500 is a(n) __________ race held in Indiana each year.

The Indianapolis 500 is held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana. Its first race was held in 1911. The race, of course, is 500 miles long.

If you're watching The Open Championship, which sport are you watching?

Often referred to as simply The Open or The British Open, this golfing event is held every year around mid-July. The prize is $10.25 million.

Viewers of The Melbourne Cup enjoy this sport...

The Melbourne Cup is Australia's most prestigious annual Thoroughbred horse race. It is two miles long and run on a turf surface.

Thinking way back to its first competition in 1851, America's Cup is the match between two ________.

The New York Yacht Club has won the most number of championships over the years. They have 25 titles. The most recent winner was the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron.

If you enjoy watching the IDBF World Championship, you must have an appreciation for ________ boats!

A dragon boat is a human-powered watercraft. The International Dragon Boat Federation was founded on June 24, 1991.

The Little League World Series is the championship of these young ______ players.

The Little League World Series is an annual baseball tournament. Children age 11-13 from 16 different international teams play in this tournament.

If you have the chance to attend the Thomas Cup, you'll have a great time watching competitors of this sport...

Founded in 1949, The Thomas Cup is the international competition of badminton teams. Indonesia has won the most number of titles (13) since its inaugural Cup.

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