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Ciara Mageean set a new 1,000m record in May

Ciara Mageean set a new 1,000m record in May

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Long serving: Mickey Harte was synonymous with Tyrone for many years

Long serving: Mickey Harte was synonymous with Tyrone for many years


Ciara Mageean set a new 1,000m record in May

Q1: Who scored the winning goal in the Irish Cup final when Glentoran defeated Ballymena United at Windsor Park?

Q2: Which Slovakian team did Coleraine beat in a penalty shootout in the first round of Europa League qualifying?

Q3: Which teams played in Super Bowl LIV at the Hard Rock Stadium, Miami?

Q4: Who was runner-up to men's singles champion Novak Djokovic at the 2020 Australian Open?

Q5: Manchester City claimed a third successive Carabao Cup after beating which team 2-1 at Wembley?

Q6: Whose 1,000m record did Ciara Mageean beat by over three-and-a-half seconds at the Diamond League meeting in Monaco in May?

Q7: Who replaced Mick McCarthy as Republic of Ireland manager at the start of April?

Q8: Motor racing great Sir Stirling Moss, who claimed 16 grand prix victories, died in April at the age of 90. How many times did he win the Formula One World Drivers' Championship title?

Q9: England captain Harry Kane bought the shirt sponsorship of which Sky Bet League Two club's 2020-21 kit?

Q10: Who was re-elected as chairman of World Rugby during May?

Q11: What tournament did Antrim snooker player Mark Allen win in November?

Q12: Which golfer won the Irish Open at Galgorm Castle?

Q13: In their first match after securing the Premier League title, Liverpool were beaten 4-0 by which team at the start of July?

Q14: Who scored Ulster's only try in their Guinness PRO14 final loss to Leinster?

Q15: What almost scuppered Lewis Hamilton's bid to win the British Grand Prix on the final lap?

Q16: Which golfer won the 2020 US PGA Championship at Harding Park in San Francisco?

Q17: Why was men's singles title favourite Novak Djokovic defaulted from the US Open?

Q18: During September, Hollywood stars Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney announced they wanted to invest in which National League club?

Q19: Who scored the winning penalty when Northern Ireland defeated Bosnia in their Euro 2020 play-off semi-final?

Q20: Exeter defeated which team to win the Gallagher Premiership final at Twickenham?

Q21: Whose penalty did David Marshall save to secure Scotland a place at the delayed Euro 2020 finals with a shootout victory over Serbia in Belgrade?

Q22: Where did Jonathan Rea clinch his sixth consecutive World Superbike Championship title?

Q23: Anthony Joshua retained his WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO heavyweight titles after a ninth-round stoppage of which fighter in London on December 12?

Q24: Which British driver stepped in to replace Lewis Hamilton, who was recovering from Covid-19, at the Sakhir Grand Prix?

Q25: Mickey Harte announced he was leaving the Tyrone manager's post after how many years in charge?


Answers: Q1: Robbie McDaid; Q2: Maribor; Q3: The Kansas City Chiefs (winners) and the San Francisco 49ers; Q4: Dominic Thiem; Q5: Aston Villa; Q6: Sonia O'Sullivan; Q7: Stephen Kenny; Q8: Moss never won the title; Q9: Leyton Orient; Q10: Sir Bill Beaumont; Q11: Champion of Champions; Q12: John Catlin; Q13: Manchester City; Q14: James Hume; Q15: A puncture; Q16: Collin Morikawa; Q17: Hitting a line judge with a ball; Q18: Wrexham; Q19: Liam Boyce; Q20: Wasps; Q21: Aleksandar Mitrovic; Q22: Estoril, Portugal; Q23: Kubrat Pulev; Q24: George Russell Q25: 17 years

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