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  • SCRUMMAGE – THE OPEN SPORTS QUIZ THE FINALS
  •  6 Rounds Round 1 – Topics Round 2 – Dry, Infinite Bounce Round 3 – AZED Round 4 – Dry, Infinite Bounce Round 5 – Theme Round 6 – Differential Scoring
  •  Write Bros 8 questions 5 points per correct answer Bonus of 10 for getting all 8 correct Topic – Fashion/Accessories in Sport View slide
  •  Following an operation in 1999 for Glaucoma, he was exempted by the FIFA to use Diamox (containing Acetazolamide) along with the accessory that we have come to associate him with. This accessory has prompted a variety of reaction from rival players, with Jaap Stam once saying, : “Come on, we’re playing football, you haven’t got time to go skiing”. Who/What accessory? View slide
  •  Pictured is a still from Jean Paul Gaultier’s spring-summer 2010 collection for the luxury brand Hermes. Who/What served as the inspiration for this collection? Image in the next slide.
  • Who?How did the thing seen on his forehead land him in trouble sometime in the 1970s?
  •  The Slovenia National team away jersey that debuted at WC 2010. What nickname was given to the team’s kit due to its similarities to the attire sported by a fictional character?
  •  Tradition demands that the winner can take the X with him, but is supposed to bring it back the following year and then leave it at Y after the next champion is crowned. The one exception was in 1962, when 61 champ Z took his X back home to South Africa, much to the annoyance of the chairman Clifford Roberts. “Next thing you know there was a call from Mr. Roberts“, Z later recalled. "[He said] Have you got the X? I said, Yes, I do. He said, Well, no one ever takes the X away from here. And I said, Well, Mr. Roberts, if you want it, why dont you come and fetch it?“ X ,Y and Z please.
  •  Pictured is Alex Auld of Montreal Canadiens honouring one of the greatest moments in NHL History on his mask. What?
  •  What/Who inspired this Barbie design?
  •  After scoring Tottenham’s opening goal in a 3-0 win at home to Bolton earlier this season, Gareth Bale took off his left boot and held it up displaying it to everyone. Why did he do this? OR What was special about these boots?
  • EXCHANGE
  •  Following an operation in 1999 for Glaucoma, he was exempted by the FIFA to use Diamox (containing Acetazolamide) along with the accessory that we have come to associate him with. This accessory has prompted a variety of reaction from rival players, with Jaap Stam once saying, : “Come on, we’re playing football, you haven’t got time to go skiing”. Who/What accessory?
  •  Pictured is a still from Jean Paul Gaultier’s spring-summer 2010 collection for the luxury brand Hermes. Who/What served as the inspiration for this collection? Image in the next slide.
  • Who?How did the thing seen on his forehead land him in trouble sometime in the 1970s?
  •  John Lever The Vaseline Incident, one of the first high-profile ‘manipulation’ acts of the cricket ball by a bowler During the Chennai Test in 1976-77, the English physio put Vaseline-impregnated gauze into the eyebrows of the bowlers . This would channel the sweat down the side of the eye, as opposed to allowing it to go into the eyes. John Lever had a habit of taking sweat and in the process he mixed the Vaseline-impregnated gauze with some of the sweat on his brow. He found himself with a slippery hand and hence decided to get rid of the gauze. He took it off his eyes and put it down at the base of the stumps in front of the umpire. This was picked up by the umpire, who recognised that it was a foreign substance which is not allowed as per cricketing laws.
  •  The Slovenia National team away jersey that debuted at WC 2010. What nickname was given to the team’s kit due to its similarities to the attire sported by a fictional character?
  •  Tradition demands that the winner can take the X with him, but is supposed to bring it back the following year and then leave it at Y after the next champion is crowned. The one exception was in 1962, when 61 champ Z took his X back home to South Africa, much to the annoyance of the chairman Clifford Roberts. “Next thing you know there was a call from Mr. Roberts“, Z later recalled. "[He said] Have you got the X? I said, Yes, I do. He said, Well, no one ever takes the X away from here. And I said, Well, Mr. Roberts, if you want it, why dont you come and fetch it?“ X ,Y and Z please.
  •  Pictured is Alex Auld of Montreal Canadiens honouring one of the greatest moments in NHL History on his mask. What?
  •  What/Who inspired this Barbie design?
  •  After scoring Tottenham’s opening goal in a 3-0 win at home to Bolton earlier this season, Gareth Bale took off his left boot and held it up displaying it to everyone. Why did he do this? OR What was special about these boots?
  •  Dry 18 questions 10 points per answer Infinite Bounce
  •  On the 29th of Nov 2009, The Independent carried a story with the headline - ______, Woods, Federer: The curse of Gillette. This was a nod in the direction of the infamous curse associated with the brand wherein sports stars related to the brand got into trouble. In Nov 2009, Tiger Woods crashed his car following an argument with his wife and Roger Federer was knocked out of the ATP World Tour semi-finals by 6th seeded Nikolay Davydenko. Who/What was the third (and probably the most infamous) person/incident that the completes the headline?
  •  Sometime in the 60s, while he was dining at Legal Seafood Restaurant in Boston, X was approached by a waitress who had noticed him smoking. "Sorry, sir," she said, "no smoking” X smiled and directed her to look at the menu. She did so - and was amused to see a notice which read: "No cigar or pipe smoking, except for X” X please.
  • Who is the guy singing?What famous reply did his opponent (at whom this song was directed) give him during the face-off?
  •  “From a tactical point of view I think we can see that number 6, Franky Vercauteren, is looking to track back and support his full back. From his position he’s trying to steer __________ down the line and prevent him from coming aside and hurting them. It is also possible to justify the position of the the follicly supreme number 10 Ludo Coeck, who is cutting off a route inside for _________. After that it is quite clear that tactics, formation and indeed common sense have gone out the window, they’ve all been replaced with the blind fear that only the great players can inspire in an opposition team” What is being described here?
  •  The credited world record for the ‘longest’ golf putt ever made (ball was in motion for 9.232 miles) is held by Jose Maria Olazabal and was made on the eve of the first day of 1999 Ryder Cup. How was this record achieved?
  •  The Europe team took The Concorde from London to Boston and featured a makeshift putting green. Olazabal’s sent in a 150 foot putt that travelled the length of the cabin in 26.17 seconds to land in the cup at the first attempt. With Concorde traveling at 1,270 mph, the ball was actually in motion for 9.232 miles.
  •  “This was in the first innings of the final Test at the Brabourne Stadium in 1973. I had spent most of the day fielding at silly point. As you know, Vishy, like his brother-in-law Sunny, is very short, and even bent in half I would find myself staring right into their eyes! Apart from being a really good player, Vishy is also a very nice man. When he reached his hundred, my actions were totally spontaneous. I < blanked out > . The Brabourne Stadium absolutely erupted - they loved it. It was this sort of involvement that they looked for, since cricket had long been perceived as too prim and proper. Wherever I go in India I am reminded of what happened on that day in Bombay. It is an extra-special memory I have of a special cricketer and a wonderful ground in a great city”. Who is speaking? What did he do?
  •  Excerpt from an ESPN report on the Tim Tebow Rule, the 2010 NCAA proposal to ban all words, logos, numbers, or other symbols on players eye blacks. The rule was named after Tim Tebow (of then Florida Gators) who gained who hurt religious sentiments with citings on his eye blacks. “For instance, after Tebow scrawled _______ on his eye black for the 2009 BCS Championship Game, 94 million people Googled it. Sure, its possible that these searches resulted from millions of simultaneous discoveries of ______on the drink cups at In-N-Out Burger. But its far more likely that Tebow is responsible for bringing the most attention to this verse since the glory days of X’s ________ campaign” FITB. Also, who is X?
  •  Connect.
  •  Amazon - Combines the powers of the Queen and the Knight. Chancellor - Combines the powers of the Rook and Knight. Grasshopper - Moves along the same lines as a Queen and lands on the square immediately beyond that of the hurdle. Night/Knight Rider - Moves any number of 2,1 cells (i.e., Knight moves) in the same direction. Taxi - Moves without capture one step forward or backwards, captures one square diagonally forwards like a Pawn. When in the second rank can move one, two or three steps forward or one backwards. Odysseus - Move depends on the file where it is located: It moves as a Rook on files a and h, as a Knight on files b and g, as a Bishop on files c and f, as a Queen on file d and as a King on file e.
  •  This is the Levy Mwanawasa stadium (next slide) in Ndola, Zambia, built with the assistance of Chinese funding and construction on the site of a former stadium that was used mostly for football matches and served as the home for ZESCO United Football Club. The former stadium was demolished in 1998. The question, however, is what was the name of the old stadium?
  •  At the 1998 Canadian Open, during an interview, Monica Seles was asked if she could speak French. Seles said she had been trying to but hadnt found the time. The interviewer then suggested that maybe Monica should find herself a nice, French boyfriend to teach her. Seles smiled and replied, “Yeah, like X”. This was a reference to the French Open final where X famously gave his victory speech in French – “Excusez-moi, je parle francais comme une vache espagnole” (which means “Im sorry, I speak french like a spanish cow”). Who is X?
  •  “A long time ago, a year ago or something like that, I was looking for John Green, the guy who threw beer at me. So, I tweeted, I need to find John Greens number. Anybody who can help me find John Greens number, I can take you to lunch. So, one guy helped me find it ...So, I called John Greens house and I say, Excuse me, maam, can I speak to John please? She says, Whos this? I said, ‘X’ ‘X who?’ I said, ‘XY’. She says, No!You cant be serious ... Then, I spoke with John, and me and John spoke like we knew each other. I said, Hey, John, whats up? He said, Hey, X, how you doing?” XY talking in a radio interview about a fan named John Green who made him (in)famous. Just identify XY.
  •  This location erected to mark the centenary of Christian theologian John Wesley’s death became world famous on 10 Jan 1946 for a particular reason. Which location? Why? Why did it create headlines in 1966 for a sporting reason?
  •  Westminster Central Hall/Methodist Central Hall in London, hosted the first meeting of the UN General Assembly. The Jules Rimet Cup was on display here in early 1966 when it was stolen and retrieved later by Pickles.
  •  “________ - who loved the game of billiards and was an exceptional aficionado of the game while playing it with little skill - enjoyed composing on the table as well, rolling balls in geometric patterns across it while working. To observers it might have seemed as though he was interested in the patterns themselves; it delightfully turns out that what he was really looking at were the changing reflections in the surface of the balls”. Excerpt from a thesis that explores the possibility of billiards being the inspiration for the works of a famous person. Who? Still in the next slide.
  •  Who won the Gold Medal in the women’s 100 metre frestyle event at the 1984 Olympics?
  •  Pictured is a 2009 art installation in Brooklyn based on the 1968 Mexico City Olympics. The installation had a full-scale window drawing, a sculpture, a meditative drawing, and digital prints as its components. The art project is gets its name after small metal souvenir boxes that were distributed during the Games. The boxes had the following inscription: _______ ____ ________, _______ Especial para Batir Records (______ ____ ________, Special ______ for Breaking Records). FITB Or What did these boxes contain? Picture in next slide.
  •  The Air of Mexico Mexico is situated at 7,350 ft above sea level and the thin air contributed to a lot of new world records being established at the 1968 games in the track and field events
  • What nickname did this earn him? And why?
  •  This earned Souness the nickname "Ulubatli Souness" after Turkish hero Ulubatli Hasan, who died placing an Ottoman flag over the Walls of Constantinople,thereby inspiring the troops to victory during the 1453 Siege of Constantinople.
  •  Video from the 2008 martial arts film The Forbidden Kingdom. The martial arts style employed by Jet Li involves the use of whip-like/circular motions to deflect direct attacks, following it up with precise attacks to the opponents vital spots. The martial arts form gets its name from the fact that it utilises the fighting style employed by an organism X. Name X/the martial arts form. Video in the next slide.
  • • The 2011 Stanley Cup was won by the Boston Bruins, beating the Vancouver Canucks in game seven of the Finals. This resulted large scale violence and riots in Vancouver, with CBC News reporting damages exceeding $4 million which was worse than the riot that followed the Canucks loss in Game 7 of the 1994 Stanley Cup Finals. 2 Canucks fans, Scott Jones and Alex Thomas, who were returning after the game got caught up in the riots and this became probably the most memorable aspect of an otherwise sad day in the office for the Canucks.• What did these fans do?
  •  AZED 8 variables 2.5 points per variable 10 bonus points for getting all 8 correct
  •  Juan Curuchet and Walter Perez of Argentina are the reigning Olympic Gold medallists in a team event A that takes its name from the venue B, that played host to the first ever indoor professional American football game. NHL franchise C, the first one in the United States to win the Stanley Cup, is based out of B. B hosted 2 famous events in March 1971 and September 1974, with the third event in the series happening in a city D in Oct 1975. D also hosted the second edition of a regional sporting event E in the early half of the 1950s.
  •  The nation with maximum medals at this 1950s event hosted the first Winter Olympics outside Europe and North America at a city F, which at that time was the largest city to have held the Winter Games. This city, once again, was one of the hosts to a global sporting event in the early noughties, by holding 3 matches of the event. The first of these 3 matches saw a unique record G established by H, the only other person to have achieved this record being Tomas Skuhravy.
  • EXCHANGE
  • Manila
  • World cup hat-trick from headers