In this period of gloom for the planet, the world of sport can still allow us to escape. Let’s have fun with this quiz.
QuizQuestion #1 11 July 2001, the Pittsburgh Penguins traded Jaromir Jagr to the Washington Capitals against the three hopes. In total, how many points have I collected these three players in the NHS career ?
less than 50 points
between 50 and 100 points
between 100 and 200 points
more than 200 points
between 50 and 100 points
Kris Beech, Michal Sivek and Ross Lupaschuk of the three players involved in the transaction. In total, they have amassed 73 points in the NHL. Beech, who was a first-round, has been the most productive of the group with 67 points. A bad deal for the Penguins.Question #2the defender Al MacInnis, a member of the hall of fame, is celebrating its 57 years ago today. A single defender has scored more goals in numerical advantage than him in the NHL. Who is it ?
Raymond Bourque, who holds several records at the defenders of the NHL, is the one that counts the most goals in the digital advantage with 173, or seven more than MacInnis.Question #3Quel player for the Montreal Expos won two times the title of most valuable player during the all-star game in major league baseball ?
Gary Carter has won the title on two occasions, in 1981 and 1984. Tim Raines is the only other player to the Expos to have won this honour, or in 1987.Question #4Cinq players have managed to win the title of mvp of the all-star game on two occasions. But a single has won it in two consecutive seasons. Who is he ?
Cal Ripken Jr.
In seasons 2014 and 2015, it is Mike Trout, the Angels of Los Angeles, which has won the title.Question #5 what year was the all-star game in major league baseball has there been a place in Montreal ?
The olympic Stadium hosted the all-star game in major league baseball during the 1982 season. Nearly 60 000 people were moved to see this classic annual.Question #6 legendary Babe Ruth played his first game in major league baseball on July 11, 1914. What position was he in this match ?
ON THE PHOTO: Babe Ruth. PHOTO ARCHIVE
Babe Ruth was the starter of the Boston Red Sox. He got the victory in a gain of 4 to 3 in the face of the Naps of Cleveland.Issue #7-July 11, 1985, Nolan Ryan became the first pitcher to reach the plateau of 4000 strikeouts. Which of the launchers of the following has never reached that mark?
ON THE PHOTO: Nolan Ryan. PHOTO ARCHIVE
Greg Maddux finished his career with 3371 strikeouts. Johnson comes in second place, behind Ryan with 4875 withdrawals at the stick, followed by Clemens (4672) and Carlton (4136).Issue #8, July 11, 2012, the Phoenix Suns traded the star player Steve Nash to the Lakers in Los Angeles against four choices of draft. How many seasons will there be in the city of angels ?
Steve Nash will only play two seasons in Los Angeles for a measly total of 65 matches. The injuries, the taking away of the game, he will be retiring in march 2015.Question #9, age 33, Serena Williams has become the player the oldest (since 1968) to win a tournament of the Grand
Slam when she beat the youngest player at the final of Wimbledon, on July 11, 2015. Who is it ?
On the photo: Serena Williams. Photo archive
Williams beat spain’s Garbine Muguruza, at the age of 22 years, in two short identical 6-4.Question #10La tennis player Caroline Wozniacki, who retired last January, is celebrating 30 years today. The former world number one has not won a single Grand Slam tournament. Which one ?
International United States
Wozniacki has won the Australian open in 2018, beating Simona Halep in three sets.
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