Picture Quiz of the Year 2017: Sport

Winners, losers, world records and controversy – can you name the stories behind these pictures?

Thursday 21 December 2017 17:03
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A. When MMA met boxing.

B. Which sister won?

C. Sportswoman of the year.

D. This sportsperson hung up their spikes at the IAAF World Championships in Athletics in August.

E. Chelsea footballer who gave evidence to a select committee’s investigation into the Football Association.

F. The swimmer who broke the 50m breaststroke world record twice in one day.

G. Vuelta a Espana winner.

H. Who did England beat in the ICC Women’s World Cup final?

I. Which two sides competed in the Women’s rugby union World Cup final? And who won?

J. F1 champion.

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Answers:

A. Conor McGregor v Floyd Mayweather

B. Serena Williams beat her sister Venus in the Australian Open in January. Serena was pregnant at the time

C. Elise Christie, speed skater

D. Usain Bolt retired at the London Stadium

E. Eni Aluko gave evidence to the investigation by MPs into the allegations of racism and bullying made against Mark Sampson

F. Adam Peaty

G. Chris Froome made history after adding La Vuelta title to his Tour de France crown

H. India

I. England lost a half-time lead against New Zealand. The final score was 32-41

J. Lewis Hamilton won his fourth F1 world championship in October and in doing so became Britain’s most successful driver

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