Sue Barker hosts with captains Matt Dawson and Phil Tufnell. With guests James Taylor, Lutalo Muhammad, Alex Danson and Dean Ashton.
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Lining up alongside these three are -
high-kicking taekwondo star Lutalo Muhammad,
England batsman James Taylor,
Premier League hotshot Dean Ashton
and Olympic hockey champion Alex Danson.
Let the games begin on A Question Of Sport.
CHEERING AND APPLAUSE
Hello and welcome to the show.
Before we start with the questions, captains, if I could ask you
to use one word to describe your team, what would it be? Matt first.
What's so wrong with that? What was wrong with that?!
-It can only be goals.
-Well, the goal tonight is to win the quiz.
Let's get started and we're going to begin with the One Minute Round.
-OK, Matt, your team are going first.
-Here we go.
Which club returned to the top flight of Scottish football
this season after...?
Which country have won the most World Championships taekwondo
medals? Which country? Most world?
In which European city was this photo taken?
-Oh, good shout.
Who in 2016 became only the third driver
to win 50 Formula 1 Grands Prix?
Who is this jumbled up American heavyweight boxer?
American... Er, erm... Er...
In 2016, which Indian bowler took his 200th wicket
in just his 37th Test?
-Yes. And fill in the blanks.
These are all associated with magic.
-Yes, we'll give you that.
Bunny rabbit. Disappear. Cards.
Magic. Dynamo. Erm...magic? Magic?
We gave you wands for Jason Wands.
Alessandra Merlin we were looking for,
-and John Spell.
-I'll give you that. I'll give you that.
very good start. You have scored 7 points.
We'll take 7. Well done, team. Well done.
OK, Phil, your team ready?
-Shout them out when you know them.
-Here we go.
Which Belgian was Europe's top Ryder Cup points scorer in 2016?
Which Football League team play their home games at Oakwell?
In which Canadian city did this happen?
Which American won his only Grand Slam tennis title at
-the 1989 French Open? American.
-His only Grand Slam.
-Federer. Oh, no.
-No. Do you want to move on?
-Chang. Michael Chang.
Yes, it was. Who's this jumbled up Welsh rugby star?
"He is a small win."
Oh, Alun Wyn Jones.
Which hockey striker scored five goals for the USA's women's
team at the Rio Olympics?
-Five goals for the USA women's team.
Fill in the blanks with things that an artist might use.
Not bad. Not bad. Good work.
-It is in fact Natalie Pallet.
And the striker was Katie Bam.
Katie Bam, or O'Donnell we would accept.
I was thinking O'Donnell, her...
I was trying to think of her married name.
Don't worry, anyway, but still a very good start,
because at the end of the opening round,
the teams are tied, both on 7.
We'll take that.
It's Sports Action time now and you'll need to keep a close
eye on the people you see, but also when the action was taking place.
He's going to be the 19th person to win this great championship
three times. I don't think it'll be his last either.
Is he taking the double? He is.
He's taken the double!
He's done it! The champion is out.
That's through and it's found the inside edge.
They have a breakaway here with Sarah Taylor. Into the...
Oh, what a great goal!
Nikki Hudson the scorer.
Ravanelli. Ravanelli! Yes!
It's a hat-trick.
So, were you pay attention? Right.
You are going to take it in turns to pick
a sport that you saw and then both teams will write down the year
-in which they think it was taking place.
Matt, we are going to start with you.
There could be tactics involved here, so choose carefully.
Which sport do you think you're going to go for?
We're going to start with Sampras versus Federer.
OK, you're starting with the tennis.
Federer beating Pete Sampras at Wimbledon, but when was it?
-So if you could write down your answers on the tablet.
How do we fancy that?
-You are locked in. OK.
Let's have a look and see what you put. Ooh!
Daws has gone for 2003.
'98! Quite a difference.
It's actually 2001,
so, Matt, you are +2 because we count up how many years you've
missed it by and you're +3, so on we go
-and it's your go, Phil.
-OK. Pretty strong with that?
-I think so.
-We're going to go to hockey, Sue.
-You're going hockey. OK.
Australia were on their way to winning Commonwealth gold in which year?
-Yes. He's old, ain't he? He's old.
It doesn't fit and I think the footage would've been better.
It's clear. Clear. Let's go one earlier.
OK. Let's reveal their answers.
-You're both wrong! LAUGHTER
-By some way.
both +8, so now, Daws,
you are +10 and, Tuffers, +11.
-So, Matt, back to you.
-We've got to go with that.
-You're going to go with that?
-I think we've got to.
We're going with the taekwondo.
OK. You saw Jade Jones in action at the Youth Olympics. In which year
was it taking place?
-OK, you've locked in your answers.
Right. Let's have a look.
-Matt's gone for 2010.
-I'll take that.
You are spot on. It's 2010.
So, Matt stays on 10 and you're now on 12
-and it's your go.
-Right. Well, we've got...
We've got to have a punt at the cricket and I'm not very good at it.
But that could be a bit of a margin.
-What do you reckon about...James?
-You've got to play tactics here.
-Is he a bit young?
-He might be too young, you see?
He was probably still at the youth cricket.
-Do you want to have a dip with that?
-We'll go cricket, Sue.
Cricket? In which year was Andrew Flintoff dismissing Jacques Kallis?
-Listen, I'm going with you. 100% going with you.
I haven't got a clue. I don't know why I said cricket.
I thought you had the answer here, Tuffers.
I thought it was, like, bosh, in. Done.
I did have and then I changed me mind.
OK, let's reveal their answers.
'98 and '99.
So, not a game-changer, but the correct answer is '98.
So, +12, +11 and...
-We are going to go with Tiger.
Do you know when Tiger was winning the Open?
-He's nailed this.
-He knows his golf.
Now, he definitely won it then, there...
And you're saying that's the last?
I think it's that.
Go on, then.
Go on, mate. I'm with you. You've been spot on so far.
We should've swapped chairs.
OK, let's have a look.
-Daws gone '06.
-Could be the winner.
-You could be right.
-You could be right.
-No, you're not.
It is '06, is the right answer. APPLAUSE
We'll take that. We'll take that.
We were unlucky there. We've been unlucky there.
So two in it, +11 plays +13.
-Your last pic.
In which year was Fabrizio Ravanelli scoring against Liverpool?
I can remember him playing...
Can you? You weren't born then.
I was born in '90, so I wouldn't have been able to remember that.
-You wouldn't remember that, would you?
-That's a good point.
-What, that? Yeah? Are you sure? Yeah?
-Right. Let's go with that.
-Are we going with it?
-This is tense.
-It is tense. I feel tense. You like that?
Because then we get coverage, two either way, yeah?
You with your tactics! And your maths!
"You and your adding up!"
Two points separate you and this is for two points for the winner,
so let's reveal the answers.
'99 plays '98, which means...
Well, the answer is '96,
was the right answer,
which means that you win by one point. One point.
Yeah, Tuffers two onto 15 you were
and, Daws, you were three onto 14,
so that has made a difference. At the end of the round,
Phil on 7, Matt in front on 9.
OK, behind each category on the board is
a picture made up of three sporting stars.
There's a point on offer for each one you can identify and,
Phil, as you are trailing, you get to pick first. The clues are there.
You two are great goalscorers, shall we do Back of the Net?
-Back of the Net.
-Back of the Net?
-Happy with that? Back of the Net, please, Sue.
-Oh, crikey. Pogba.
-Who are those three?
-Pogba at the top.
-Yeah. Balotelli in the middle.
Good shout. And...?
Drogba? Yeah, Drogba. The Drog?
I think Drogba at the bottom. Yeah?
Go on, Dean. Give us three answers.
-Balotelli and Didier Drogba.
Let's see. Are you right?
One, two, three. You are, yes! All three points.
-We'll go with Rio Trio.
-The Rio Trio.
-That does look like Max, you're right.
-It's quite scary.
-Yes, you are looking for three Team GB medallists from Rio.
-That's definitely Laura in the middle.
-Max? Yes. Laura. Yes.
It's got to be one of the cyclists. They were... It's got to be, hasn't it?
-Surely. OK. We'll go with Max Whitlock.
Go with it. Go with it. Go with it.
We'll go with Laura Trott.
I don't know why but I thought the bottom one was Ellie Barker.
-We'll go with those three.
You got two right.
Max Whitlock and Elinor Barker.
The middle one was Siobhan-Marie O'Connor.
-Yeah, that's who I thought it was.
-But two points. That's good.
-One more each. What are you going to go for?
-We're going to...
-Happy with tennis?
-Happy with tennis? Hopefully it's tennis.
-Chase the Ace.
These three tennis players have all been world number one.
Why didn't I go cricket?
-That's Wozniacki at the bottom.
That's one. Woz.
-That's Nadal in the middle.
-Go on, son! You're on fire!
If only I'd listened to you at the numbers round,
we would've won that as well.
-I don't know...
-Is that a lady's eye?
Yes, that's a lady's, yeah.
It's the German, Herber.
Was it Herber?
Was it Herber?
-I don't know.
-We don't know!
-Do you know?
-I don't know.
-Well, I think it is Herber.
Yes, well, I think, Sue, you know,
she'll probably give it to me if I smile.
Right, OK, then. We've got them two. Go on, mate. Bottom one.
Top one. Herber.
So, Caroline Wozniacki, Rafael Nadal
Kerber, Kerber! That's it, Kerber, Kerber, Kerber, Kerber.
Uh, let's have a look, you have got...
..two right, it's not Kerber, it's Ana Ivanovic.
Who do you always say?
Who do you always say?
A lady tennis player. The only one you ever pick is Ana Ivanovic.
All right, we did well to get two.
Well done, yes, you scored two!
So, Daws, Bowled Over. Each of these are
current England international cricketers.
-Stokesy's at the bottom.
-Yes. Got to be in it.
-I love that. Love it.
-You happy with that?
-Got all three, have you, James?
Fill your boots...
-And Ben Stokes.
Well, let's see, and...
reveal you are right! You've got all three correct. Well done!
And at the end of that round,
Phil has moved on to 12,
but Matt's in front on 14!
But this can make a difference, Home or Away.
And, James, we're coming to you first.
Home question, two in front? What do you think?
-I reckon I've got to go with home.
Who, in 2016, made his Test debut,
took a championship hat-trick and became
the first bowler from his country
to take five wickets on their ODI debut?
-Oh, blimey, yes, absolutely!
Nottinghamshire fast bowler.
That's the fastest answer I think we've ever had
in the history of the quiz.
Well done. Dean, now,
you may need some tactics here.
You are behind, but do you want to go home or away?
What do you fancy?
Do you fancy a gamble?
Fancy a gamble?
-Fancy a gamble?
OK. Which three countries
won ten or more athletics medals at the Rio Olympics?
-Got to be us.
-I'd say Jamaica.
Perhaps... I'm thinking distance running, maybe...
Got to be USA, isn't it?
It's got to be, yeah, it's got to be.
-Got to be, innit? Or China?
-I'd say USA.
-USA were the top of the medals thing, weren't they?
-USA or Jamaica.
-Surely they can't be that bad.
Kenya, definitely. All the long distance,
they would have won. That was the girls as well.
-Ethiopia, Kenya. Kenya always win.
-And you reckon they won on the sprints?
-I reckon so, yeah.
-And I think...
-And I reckon there are just lots of them.
And also, they're very good at field.
They've very good at field.
-And they're just a huge country.
-I think so.
-I think so.
Right. Fairly confident here.
Jamaica, Kenya, USA.
You have got...
So, Lutalo, would you like home or away?
You're level now.
Who missed out on a medal in Rio
by losing in the 80kg bronze medal match,
which meant he failed to add to the three previous medals he'd won
in Sydney, Athens and Beijing?
Yes! It was the American, Steven Lopez. Well done!
Right, Alex, coming to you.
So, home or away?
I think I'm going to go home, please, Sue.
Who helped her country win bronze medal matches
at the 2015 European Championships by scoring a hat-trick,
and the 2016 Olympics, where she scored the opening goal?
-In bronze medal matches, so she's...
-I know it's a German lady.
So she's a German lady.
-She's playing in Holland at the moment.
I can see her face, but can I remember her name?
Come on, Tuffers, give us your repertoire of German...
German names? Um...
Well, I don't know!
-Go on, if it's gone, it's gone.
-Aw, Stapenhorst, yeah.
Shame, that, but at the end
of the round, Phil is on 15,
Matt in front on 16!
Matt, you are up first. Who is this taking in the sights?
MUSIC: Mystery by Boxed In
Very well covered up, so we couldn't know who it is.
I think there was too much Welshness going on there.
There was a lot of Welsh.
-I think that was a complete red herring.
-Ah, do you?
In that case, I'm all out of ideas!
I think that was a... That's a red herring. He's either...
It made me think...
..just over the water. Bath. Bristol...
That's the only one I had, Matt.
-It's the only one I had.
We don't even know if he had any stubble or anything, do we?
We just saw the back of his head. He had nice ears.
Good, sizeable ears.
We're really getting somewhere.
Sizeable ears. We didn't know how tall he was.
Uh, he likes boats...
He's not Welsh.
Likes binoculars. And we will go with...
OK, well, let's see. Are you right?
-No, it can't be.
So, over on offer for two points.
-Oh, that's a good shout!
-That's a very good shout!
Cos he's got nice ears!
Yeah, that's a good shout!
OK, let's see. Are you right?
No, it isn't! It is the South African fast bowler Dale Steyn!
-How tough is that!?
Well, good luck with this one then, Tuffers.
Come on, eyes down, this is ours.
-Who is this dare-devil out on the water?
MUSIC: What Went Down by Foals
Oh, he thinks he's got it!
-Well, I didn't get it!
-Dean got it.
-Straight off the bat.
Well, it's golf, innit? That's a new sport for me!
It's not football!
Um, it is Henrik Stenson.
You wrote something down within
-the first two seconds as well.
OK, let's see. Are you right, Dean?
Yes, you are! The 2016 Open champion, Henrik Stenson.
Well, two world superstars in our Mystery Guest round,
and it's made a difference
to the scores, because Matt's on 16,
Phil's now in front on 17!
Tonight we are ending the show with a Sprint Finish.
The captains up in the middle, and, Matt, you get to go first.
Right, come on, here we go!
-Hope he's good at this.
-Got to be sharp. Got to be sharp.
Just keep shouting out.
OK, are you ready? Your time starts now.
-Another word for ping-pong.
Uh, oh, Beijing, the stadium was the...
-Um... The Bird's Nest.
-Yes, it was!
Uh, cricket, this position, just there.
Oh, uh, the proper kick up there.
-The... Your kick.
-Yeah, but what is...
-Oh, I said the word, move on.
Northern Irish golfer, world number one...
Oh, um, some people say I look like the...
A trophy, with the ears...
-Yes, yes, yes!
-All right, if I'm doing this...
-There's no-one there.
If I go down the corner shop,
it's called the...
-No, you know, I'm just doing this.
-Against the wall?
Oh, Leeds play cricket at...
-Yes, they do, and...
-I said kick, I said kick.
Well done, well done. Good effort.
Yeah. Couldn't give you head kick, I'm afraid.
But you scored seven! Seven.
-Which means seven to win!
-Come on, here we go.
Ready? Your time will start now.
What are all the races called in F1? It's the...
Oh, leg spin bowler, Aussie.
-Um, the best one.
-Yes, yes, yes.
Oh, what's that? In hockey you...
Um... Oh, you used to be there to nut them in.
-Not the front one, the...
Um, in golf...
No, when you're, when you're, when you're pregnant, what's that called?
-Yes. And what am I doing now?
Yes, but it's...
Oh, um, move on!
Oh, not the Owls, the other one!
APPLAUSE Sheffield United.
You passed on Martina Hingis.
Martina Hingis, that's a tricky one.
We were very kind and gave you bump and run, even though
bump and running.
You needed seven to win...
..and you scored six! So it ends
in a tie, it's a draw.
It's a draw.
What a friendly way to end. But a huge thank you to
all of our guests, to Lutalo, to James,
to Dean and Alex.
The three of us will be back soon. Until then, goodbye.
Sue Barker hosts the light-hearted sports quiz with Matt Dawson and Phil Tufnell. Joining the team are England cricketer James Taylor, Olympic silver medallist Lutalo Muhammad, Team GB hockey star Alex Danson and former Premier League striker Dean Ashton.