Sue Barker hosts the lighthearted sports quiz with Matt Dawson and Phil Tufnell. Joining the teams are Dion Dublin, Asha Philip, James Hook and Liam Heath.
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Taking centre stage on tonight's show are
Olympic gold-medallist Liam Heath...
Premier League marksman Dion Dublin...
European champion sprinter Asha Philip,
and Grand Slam winner James Hook.
It's time to play A Question Of Sport!
Hello and welcome.
On tonight's show, we've got some questions that will really
test our teams' grey matter, but who will find the winning formula?
We are about to find out. Let's start with the Picture Board.
OK, Matt, your team's leading the way.
There's a minute to get through as many of the 12 as you can.
Yeah, just have to...
There's a lot of glare here from...
Can you just...
Can't quite see what's going on there.
All right, that's better.
You two, sort yourselves out.
OK, we'll start, Sue, with number nine, please.
Good shout. Ten! Good start.
Move on. Move on. 12.
Eight. Good shout, mate.
-Is that Ato Boldon?
-Is it? No.
Move on. Who is that? Six.
-Oh! Johnny Herbert.
Join in, guys.
-Dawson, who is this?
It's a cricketer... Lancashire... English...
Move on. Compton, no. Move on.
-Er... Pete... Manning.
Danny Wilson. Danny Wilson.
What are you doing, man?
If they had a four-bed semi, you'd have got that, wouldn't you?
If it would have been in Stoke. Stoke. All in Stoke, four-bed semis.
Danny Simpson, not Wilson, wasn't? I said Wilson.
-It was Callum Wilson and you got the point.
-His name WAS Wilson!
This is what I have to contend with every week.
He don't even know it and he still gets it right!
The ones you missed out on was the German defender Mats Hummels.
-That's a footballer, isn't it?
-Good shout, good shout.
The England all-rounder was Tim Bresnan.
And the tennis player was Aga Radwanska.
But you scored eight, so that's a good start. It's a good start.
-OK, Phil, your team ready?
-Yes, number one, please, Sue.
-Oh, Yuvraj Singh.
-Yes! Three. Great shout.
-Oh, Anyika Onuora.
-Oh, Bubba Watson!
-Oh, that's... Ellie, or Beckie Downie.
-Are you happy with your team, then?
-Well, what a start!
Going to need a lie down now.
What a team, and what a score.
End of the round, Matt's on eight, Phil in front on 12.
Teams, it's sports action now.
Pay attention to all the sports stars you see.
Great Britain paddles up to the line,
he paddles into the record books!
It is gold now for Great Britain. A fabulous medal.
Over him, and it's in!
Everton's turn to ask questions of one another.
Look at the height. That's got to be higher than anyone else.
Very, very emotional now.
It was a superb effort,
and it has yielded a second silver medal of the week.
There's a result.
That's a handy slap that'll give him his first boundary.
There's a real chance here for Wales now.
Immediately, with the man advantage, Wales have the try!
You saw several people in action,
and now you need to use their initials to help solve a puzzle.
I'll ask a question, and the first team to buzz in
with the right answer earns a point,
and a chance for a guess at the puzzle.
You saw Tim Brabants winning gold in Beijing,
but in which year did he win his first Olympic medal?
No. It wasn't.
So, nobody gets the point, but we will put the letters in anyway.
So, there's the puzzle, and there are the letters. T and B go in.
-What is the clue there, though?
-Something to do with sport.
Fingers back on the buzzers. Who was in action in the long jump?
Yes, it was! Well done.
-So, L and U, does that help you at all? There we go.
-Any ideas, team?
-Early yet, isn't it? OK.
Mark Allen was in action at the Masters in 2015, but in which city?
-Yes, it was!
-So, M and A.
Is this anything to do with sport?
D... F, G, A...
Mumble? Numble? Sumble? Tumble?
OK, Danny Ings was scoring in the Premier League for Liverpool
from which club did he...? BUZZER
Yes, it was.
So, does that help?
-Anything to do with sport?
-Could? OK, move on.
You saw Rhys Webb scoring a try for Wales in the 2015 Six Nations,
but which team won the tournament that year?
Yes! It was, yes.
Oh, we must be able to get that, come on.
Timber? Tumber? Rumber?
-Oh, I can't see it.
No, on we go. Just two questions left now. Fingers at the ready.
Owais Shah was in action for England there,
but for which county did he score...
BUZZER ..over 30,000 runs?
-Yes, it was.
APPLAUSE DROWNS OUT SPEECH
O and S.
Got it? OK.
Tennis player... Got it.
-Go on. Go on, my man.
-World number one tennis player?
It is the right answer. Well done.
And a bonus point there. Well done.
So, end of the round, Matt's on 10 but Phil's in front on 16!
CHEERING AND APPLAUSE
Right, tonight, our guests will see a clip of themselves in action
and then be given a question with two potential answers.
There's a point for each, so let's see how they get on.
Liam, we're coming to you first. I'm sure you'll remember this.
Liam Heath has the lead!
We've got another 15 metres to go, he's got to stay strong.
Craviotto coming in on the near side. Gold goes to Liam Heath!
Go on, go on!
Well, here is your question.
You were winning K1 200 metre gold for Great Britain in Rio.
Name the two other countries that won gold medals in the
-men's K sprint class.
-So, K1 1000.
-Who won that?
-K2 200 was Spanish.
-So, they're the two people.
-Who won the 1000 in the K2?
-So, Spain and Germany.
-You're going for?
Spain and Germany.
It's the right answer!
-Well worked out. Asha, here you are in action.
Asha Philip needs to get off to a good start here. Henry has got it!
Great Britain get the gold, 42.25, a new British record!
Oh, great memories there. Well done.
Well done. You were winning relay gold
at the 2014 European Championships.
Name two of the British women that won individual gold medals
at those championships.
-Yeah, Tiffany definitely got one, I remember that.
-What other events were we really good at?
-Oh... We could have done...
I've forgotten her name now. Scottish young girl.
-She might have won.
-In the 400?
-I don't know...
Did she do a double, then? She did!
-I don't usually get it right - careful!
-Yeah, she did.
It was in that year. Yeah, yeah! Yes.
I think it could've been Jo Pavey and Tiffany Porter. I remember that.
-Go on, then.
-Yes, I'm going to go with Jo Pavey and Tiffany Porter.
Two points, both right! Well done.
And the other one was Eilidh Child, or Eilidh Doyle, as she is now.
-So, you got them all. Right, Dion, you're next.
Cross for Dublin who got a touch!
Oh, it's in! Dion Dublin!
-Oh, do you remember the game, Dion?
-I do, yes. Thank you very much, Sue.
-Thank you, Dawson.
-How was the game for you, then?
-It was OK for me.
It wasn't very good for Chelsea. It wasn't very good for Chelsea.
Two World Cup winners at centre half.
I think I ended up scoring a hat-trick. But, Sue, carry on.
It doesn't matter.
-I was just waiting for that word "hat-trick."
-Thank you very much.
You're one of three players to have scored over 30 Premier League goals
-for Coventry. Who are the others?
-Robbie? Robbie Keane.
-Whelan could be in there.
-30? Was he there a while?
He was there for four years. And he was my strike partner.
-He's got to be one.
-OK, I'm happy with that.
-Gary Mc was there.
-That's a good shout. Surely he was the...
-Free kicks only.
Free kicks only, didn't get in the box, didn't like contact, Gary Mc.
He didn't like contact.
-Used to call him Snowy.
Noel Whelan's Snowy cos whatever club he went to, he settled well.
-So, you're going with Darren Huckerby?
-I'd go with Darren...
-And I'll go with Snowy.
-OK, so you have got
Snowy was there, Noel Whelan.
Huckerby, unlucky, 28 goals.
-It was Peter Ndlovu.
-How did he get 30 goals? He never passed!
That's how he got 30 goals.
Finally, it is over to you, James.
Have a look at this.
And still men over, Hook with the hand off,
and James Hook, straight through!
So, here's your question.
You were scoring a try helping Wales to a Grand Slam in 2008.
Who were your two team-mates that scored three or more tries in
-OK. Shane Williams. He was World Player that year.
-He scored a few tries.
Lee Byrne scored against England, he scored against Italy,
so he might have scored against Scotland.
-He may have scored two against Italy.
-Go on, then, if you fancy it.
Er... Shane Williams and Lee Byrne.
Well done, two points.
Well done, yes, he did get two against Italy. You're right.
Now, captains, it's time to test your knowledge of sporting stats
in a game of Higher Or Lower.
Your starting point is David Coulthard's Formula 1 wins.
How many do you think that is? Just roughly what you think.
13. So, that's your starting number.
Phil, is the number of teams to have played in the history
of the Premier League that end in "city" higher or lower than 13?
City...? Right, erm, Man City, Hull City?
-Yeah, Coventry City.
I reckon... More, I reckon. You reckon more?
In the history of the Premiership.
Well, there's a lot of Citys in England, isn't there?
No, no, do you know what I mean?
Cos there's Uniteds, Rovers... Citys is one of the big ones, innit?
-Do you reckon more?
-What do you reckon?
-I reckon more.
-More or less?
-I was going to say less, but..
-You were going to say less?
-Oh, I know!
I don't know which way to go!
I don't know much about the names in football.
OK, is it higher or lower than 13? What are you going for?
I don't know if you should trust me, but...
-You're going lower?
-Let's see. It is...
lower! Yes. APPLAUSE
OK, Matt, since 1990, is the number of different winners of the
-Wimbledon Ladies' Singles title higher or lower than ten?
Oh, Kvitova. Is it Kvitova?
We've got eight there...
with not really going into too much detail.
So here we go, we've got eight. It's not going to be the same,
so do you think there's one more or there's three more?
-Since when, Sue? Since when?
-Er, since 1990.
I mean, in the early days,
from '90 we've only really got Graf, Hingis...
-Four or five.
-And these two.
-You've got these two, as well, since '90.
-I think we'll go more.
-I think it's more.
-We're going higher.
-You are going higher than ten. Let's have a look.
Well done! It is 12. APPLAUSE
Yes, it was Martinez...
-Mauresmo we had, yeah.
-Oh, '90, yeah!
So, well done. Phil, back to your team.
How many gold medals did Australia win at the Summer Olympics in Rio?
Was it higher or lower than 12?
-Gold medals at Rio.
-You said just gold?
-It's hard to say. I'm trying to think of...
-You have the medal table...
-Yeah. Where did Aussie lurk there?
-Is there any Australian athletes you can think of at this moment?
Not that win gold.
-So we could say lower.
-Come on, you've been on fire.
-Go on, have a guess.
-So, higher or lower?
-I'm going to try lower one more time.
-Lower. You're going lower.
Yes! It is, yeah. APPLAUSE
And finally, Matt, is the number of Swedish golfers to represent
Europe at the Ryder Cup higher or lower than eight?
Ohhh! Swedish golfers?!
Erm... What was his name?
-I've only got three!
-There's got to be eight. You'd have flown on that
if you'd have known them.
-Would have got that.
-You'd have got that. It's got to be.
OK, you've gone lower. It is...
So, wow, what a difference in the scores.
Matt's on 14, Phil in front on 22!
CHEERING AND APPLAUSE
And, Phil, we are starting with your team first this week.
Who is this A Question Of Sport spy accepting a mission?
JAMES BOND-STYLE MUSIC PLAYS
'Agent A, hidden beneath you is a briefcase.
'Your mission, should you choose to accept it,
'is to be sure it safely reaches the drop-off point.'
-Oh, I know that face, as well!
-Is it, er...?
-Ruud Gullit? Chelsea manager?
-Oh, could be!
-Could be! Great shout.
-Could be him, couldn't it?
Yeah! That face. Give that a go. That could...
-Cos he's had his hair cut off.
-Could be a great shout. Go on.
-Any other ideas?
-No ideas, no.
-Go on, go for that.
-OK, let's have a look.
Yes, it is the Dutch football star Ruud Gullit.
Right, Matt, it's your turn now.
Which QS agent is delivering the package?
JAMES BOND-STYLE MUSIC PLAYS
Is wasn't your pal, was it - Vaughany?
I've got nothing. Go with it. Go with it.
Go with it. I haven't got anything.
-You're going with Vaughany,
Michael Vaughan? Let's have a look.
Yes, well done, the former England captain Michael Vaughan.
And at the end of the round, Matt's on 16, Phil in front on 24.
Well, I normally say that the show will be decided on
a Sprint Finish, but you've got a lot of work to do, Daws!
-You are going first because, yes, at last check, you are trailing.
CHEERING AND APPLAUSE
Right, I'm just going to basically mime some sporting terms that
-you have to try and get on the wavelength and guess. All right?
-Anything to do with sport.
-Forget about the score.
We've just got to try and get more than Tuffers, all right?
So it's going to be a moral victory if we get more than Tuffers.
There you go! Are you ready? Your time starts now.
-OK, it's got that. You do that.
-No. With a big net.
-Ooh, erm, Tom Brady. Does he?
Yeah, but the team he plays for.
-Team? Team? Just outside New York. Lovely little place.
-Nearly. First word was right.
-And they're called...?
Yes, yes. Well done. Got there eventually.
-Tennis player from about the mid-eighties.
-Ooh, your sport, but you go like that.
-Slalom. Canoe slalom.
-Ooh, you've scored in the final seconds.
-You've scored in the final seconds. 60 seconds is a...
-No, 60 seconds...
-And the end minute.
It's not the "end" minute, it's called...
-90th. 91st minute.
-No, no, the end.
It's not the FIRST, it's at the end.
-Well, 90's at the end!
-A couple of seconds.
-At the end...
-Move on, Dawson!
-No, I'm not moving on!
-Come on, more, more.
-OK, look, so you've got the minute.
-Not a loser, but a...?
So then the first word would be something-minute winner.
-Get in there!
-CHEERING AND APPLAUSE
-Get in there!
One of those...
Well, you got there in the end, but, sadly,
I don't think that is going to be a last-minute winner.
You scored a magnificent five points!
CHEERING AND APPLAUSE
Oh, your face, your face!
"I'm not giving up! We're going to do this one!"
OK, Tuffers, well, you can go for a record score here.
-Yeah, let's do it! Come on.
-CHEERING AND APPLAUSE
Right, OK. Yes, OK, say when.
OK, time starts now.
-What am I doing? On the sea.
Oh, parasailing! Parasailing? No, it's the one with the...
-Yeah, yeah, on the sail...
-But what sailing?
Oh, the rugby team with the black and white hoops are called...
A sprinter, England sprinter, really big muscles.
Erm, James... Oh, Harry Aryeetey... Harry Aikines!
Yes, correct. Yes, yes, yes.
Erm, er, oh, in netball, erm, you're on the...
-You have a chicken...
-A chicken wing.
Yeah, wing attack!
I've never been there, but when you go to practice, you go to the...
-Training venue. The ground.
-Yes! Very good.
-Erm, what's that?
-Not the first...
Front? Move on, move on!
Move on. Oh...
-Long jump. Triple jump.
Horse riding. Equestrian.
What is it? In gymnastics.
-What was that?
Well, not quite a record score,
but you scored five, anyway, and get the win. Well done.
Congratulations, anyway. Commiserations over here.
But thank you to Dion and to Liam, to Asha and James.
The three of us will be back soon. Until then, goodbye.
CHEERING AND APPLAUSE
Sue Barker hosts the lighthearted sports quiz with Matt Dawson and Phil Tufnell. Joing the teams are former Premier League striker Dion Dublin, sprinter Asha Philip, Welsh rugby player James Hook and Olympic canoeing champion Liam Heath.