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Quiz: sport in the 1980s

Following on from his quiz about football in the 1980s, Steven Pye has 15 questions about other sporting occasions of the decade

At which football ground in London did Barry McGuigan beat Eusebio Pedroza to win the world featherweight title in 1985?

Wembley

Loftus Road

White Hart Lane

Highbury

Which country hosted the Winter Olympics in 1988?

USA

Yugoslavia

Norway

Canada

Who won Great Britain’s only gold medal at the World Athletics Championships in 1987?

Steve Cram

Daley Thompson

Colin Jackson

Fatima Whitbread

How many players did Australia use in the 1989 Ashes series in England?

12

14

16

18

Which player won the World Darts Championship in 1982 and 1989?

Eric Bristow

John Lowe

Jocky Wilson

Keith Deller

Joe Johnson won the World Snooker Championship at the Crucible in 1986. How many matches had he won in previous editions of the tournament?

None

One

Two

Three

Which club were runners-up in the First Division in the 1983-84 season (their highest ever finish)?

QPR

West Ham United

Southampton

Ipswich Town

Which horse won the Grand National in 1986, before finishing fourth, fourth and second in the next three years?

West Tip

Hallo Dandy

Corbiere

Last Suspect

By how many seconds did Greg LeMond win the Tour de France in 1989?

Eight

23

35

59

On which golf course did Nick Faldo win his first Open title in 1987, shooting 18 pars on the final day to beat Paul Azinger by one shot?

St Andrews

Turnberry

Royal Troon

Muirfield

USA topped the medal table at the 1984 Olympics with 83 golds. Which country came second with 20?

Romania

West Germany

China

Canada

Who won the Formula One world title by half a point in 1984?

Niki Lauda

Nelson Piquet

Alain Prost

Ayrton Senna

Hull won the Challenge Cup final in 1982, beating Widnes in a replay after a 14-14 draw at Wembley. Which stadium hosted the replay?

Anfield

Elland Road

Old Trafford

Headingley

Which country knocked England out of the first Rugby World Cup, in 1987?

Ireland

Australia

New Zealand

Wales

When did Steffi Graf win her first Wimbledon singles title? If you need a clue, she won the other three grand slams as well.

1984

1986

1988

1989

4 and above.

Don’t worry. It was a long time ago

3 and above.

Don’t worry. It was a long time ago

2 and above.

Don’t worry. It was a long time ago

1 and above.

Don’t worry. It was a long time ago

5 and above.

Don’t worry. It was a long time ago

6 and above.

Don’t worry. It was a long time ago

7 and above.

A fine score. Well played

8 and above.

A fine score. Well played

9 and above.

A fine score. Well played

10 and above.

A fine score. Well played

11 and above.

A fine score. Well played

12 and above.

A superb score. Well played

13 and above.

A superb score. Well played

14 and above.

A superb score. Well played

0 and above.

Don’t worry. It was a long time ago

15 and above.

A superb score. Well played

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