Sue Barker hosts the lighthearted sports quiz. Joining captains Matt Dawson and Phil Tufnell are Natasha Baker, Lutalo Muhammad, Jazmin Sawyers and Chris Hoy.
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Hello and welcome to A Question of Sport.
We have a packed show tonight, so let's meet the teams.
Joining Matt are Paralympic Equestrian champion, Natasha Baker,
and taekwondo star Lutalo Muhammad!
Come on, my team!
And on Phil's team tonight are medal-winning long jumper
Jazmin Sawyers and cycling legend Chris Hoy.
We are starting with a picture board
-and, Matt, we're going to start with your team.
-Isn't he happy or what?
I just wondered what Dawson was doing there at the start.
My team are just full of enthusiasm, I was raising the roof!
We are going to start tonight, Sue, with number nine.
-Good start, ten.
Oh, that's, um, the Scots fella, innit?
It's... Oh, no! Hamish.
Oh, move on! I know him, Stoke fella.
Oh, move 11.
I don't believe I've not got that!
Um, oh, this is really bad.
-Good man, good man.
Erm, that is...Valtteri Bottas.
-Oh, here we go.
-Erm, Ferreira. Julio Ferreira?
Come on! Six.
-No idea. Five.
Oh, that's... That's Finn.
Erm, Demi Vermeulen?
Come on! Two.
That was all right!
-What's his name?
Charlie Adam was the Stoke City midfielder.
-The other one you missed out on, the tennis player,
-it was Kim Clijsters.
-It's hard when she's like that.
And we like the dance that you're doing
when you get your questions right. You're moving around.
You're going to see a lot of it!
It worked! You scored eight points. That's very good.
So, can you beat that, Phil?
Yes! Come on, team, just shout them out when you know.
Number one, please, Sue.
Um, oh, Walker.
-Uh, that is Myambo.
-No, it's Melissa Myambo.
-Yes, it is.
-Join in, Tuffers!
-Er, Vicky Williamson.
Defoe. Jermain Defoe! 11.
-Oh, I don't know his name!
Don't know who they are! Oh!
-Rudolph. Jacques Rudolph.
Move on, 12.
I got the only cricketer wrong!
That was all right, well done, mate.
-Oh, Peter Siddle.
-Yes! Aussie Peter Siddle.
-Sorry, team. Well done, though!
-That's all right.
Hey, yeah, look at that.
End of the round, Matt's on eight but Phil's in front on 11!
It is Sports Action now.
Make sure you watch closely, your questions will follow.
The number-one downhiller in the world.
Steal by Durant. Hello!
Mayweather with a couple of very good shots there.
And it's USA, USA!
That's brought the cheers!
Confirmation of victory for the United States.
Vonn flies, touches down.
Phelps's stroke, right on world record.
This is an awesome final.
His 15th gold!
Don't know what's happening!
Now, I will ask a question and you have to choose
one of these Americans as your answer.
-So, this is on the buzzer, OK?
Are you ready?
LeBron James and which other star were in Olympics action in London?
Is the right answer! Yes, well done.
Which of the six stars you saw is the shortest?
Yes, it's the right answer!
Of the six people you saw in action,
which of them appeared at the Olympics first?
-Er, no, so you...
-Good guess, good guess!
-So, Chris is answering.
It was Floyd Mayweather.
Mayweather in 1996.
Next one. Which of them is the youngest?
You're on fire, you're on fire!
I don't know what's happening!
-This has never happened before.
-Floyd Mayweather and which other person
has competed at the Olympics in their own country?
-So, it goes over.
-It was, yes, Salt Lake City. It was.
Michael Phelps has won the most Olympic medals.
Which of these is second?
It wasn't, it goes on offer.
-It was, Venus Williams. Yes.
What a round that was.
Matt has moved on to nine, but Phil's in front on 15!
It's all about bluffing in this game.
Matt, each of your team will read out a statement, and Phil,
it's up to you and your team to work out who is telling the truth.
OK? And your statements all involve social media.
So, Natasha, would you like to start us off?
Baldock Town FC ran out of substitutes in an FA Cup game,
so they called on their pitch-side Twitter correspondent Liam Kenna
to come on for the last ten minutes.
They held on and won 3-1.
Thank you very much.
Boston Red Sox second baseman Andrew Ball
used Instagram to send pictures
when he was locked in a toilet during the game.
A fan sent the pictures to the stadium's Jumbotron screen
and Ball...was rescued.
Right, OK. Rubbish, that is.
Cyclist Mike Jeffries was last in the tour of New Zealand.
So, said he'd ride the final leg on his son's bike
if he got 1 million likes on Facebook. He did and kept his word,
finishing 12 hours behind the second-to-last rider.
Was that in the... What...what tournament was that in?
-That was The Tour Of New Zealand.
-The Tour Of New Zealand.
He's done it on a chopper, or something?
Over the water, everything.
-So, to recap, is it Natasha's Twitter substitute,
Matt's Instagram toilet rescue or finally, Lutalo's Facebook cyclist?
Now, you've got a little inkling, have you? Go on.
Natasha's one, I've heard of it.
I remember seeing the tweets after the team tweeted, saying,
"Sorry we went quiet,
"I had to go on."
And he was the Twitter guy.
So, he said, "The Twitter guy's come on as a substitute,
-"to play for the football team."
-Because they ran out of subs,
-everyone got injured.
-Go on, you've got a feeling for your one,
go on, we'll stick with that.
Do you follow Baldock Town FC?
So, you're going for?
-Natasha is telling the truth.
OK, let's reveal who's telling the truth.
Yes! Well done, Jazmin.
Spend too much time on Twitter!
Yes, good social media knowledge, that was.
OK, Phil, it's your team's turn to read out your statements.
And it's about managers.
And, Jazmin, you start this one.
John Carlton, manager of the Carlton Aussie rules football team,
was sacked in 2013.
Disgusted by the club's decision, he changed his name to John Smith,
so that he'd have no association with the club.
Argentinian basketball coach Sergio Lamas
was so angry about his team's performance,
that he refused to go to the press conference.
He sent his twin brother Rodrigo instead.
And he spoke so well, that they decided Rodrigo would take his place
in all future media commitments.
Major League Baseball manager Bobby Valentine was ejected
from a game for arguing a call. Instead of watching from the stands,
he put on a fake boot polish moustache
and went back out in disguise.
He was caught and fined.
Oh! So, was it Jazmin's name-changing manager,
Phil's charming twin or Chris' cheeky manager?
-Phil's got to be chatting rubbish.
-Yeah, I think so.
-You think that was rubbish.
I mean, he nearly, when he said his twin brother, Rod...
He nearly said Roger.
He didn't even believe it himself!
-Was it John Smith?
John Carlton has changed his name to John Smith
in disgust at being fired?
-Seems a bit dramatic.
-Seems very intense, doesn't it?
Very dramatic. Yeah.
Er, and the dodgy tache with boot polish...
..went back out.
I mean, who?
If that's not true, who's making it up?
OK, what would you go with, Natasha?
I think potentially Jazmin.
Didn't use a lot of imagination with Smith, did he, though?
-No, that's true.
-I don't know.
That could have been thought on the cuff.
Er, where...where...where does the gut tell you?
One fella I wouldn't have done that to!
-Do you know what he does?
Phil's is so unbelievable, I think it might be him.
-And what are you thinking?
There is something about the twins that I like.
I like, and there's an ongoing story, isn't there?
That they throw him in from now on,
I mean, how long are you going to get away with that?
Let's go with Tuffers.
-Go with Tuffers?
-I don't think we've won that point.
-Look, we're seven behind!
We're grasping at straws here!
OK, let's reveal who was telling the truth.
It was Chris!
None of us said that one.
So, another point to add to your total and on we go to Home Or Away.
And Natasha, we're coming to you first.
-Have to go away.
It's up to you, but we're eight points behind.
-OK, let's do it. Let's go away.
-Away is worth three.
-Yes, let's go away.
-Home is worth one.
-Happy with that?
three golfers with four-letter surnames
have won the Open Championship.
-Oh, there's one.
Els. How do you spell Els?
No, that's three.
Could squeeze another L in.
Just for the L of it!
Oh, there's one!
Who are the ones you've got?
Daly and Cink.
It's going to be an early one, isn't it?
Around Seve's time. Seve?
It's got to be one of the early ones.
If you're making me go back to '80,
it's got to be one of the ones near '80.
-Really going to kick yourselves.
Woos... Lyle! Sandy Lyle!
What are your three answers?
Daly, Cink and Lyle.
-One, two, three.
-Jazmin, home or away?
Which Australian long jumper finished fifth
at the World Indoors in Portland
and then sixth at the World Championships in London
a year later?
-Have you got it?
-Yeah, I've got it.
-Yes, it was! Well done.
Lutalo, what are you going to do?
Other than Blackburn,
there are currently three teams in the Football League
that end in Rovers.
-Name them for a point each.
See, I'm... Football League, I'm not sure they're in the Football League.
-I think it might be just those.
-Oh, my goodness.
-Oh! Where are they?
-Where are they?
-Oh, yeah, yeah.
I don't know where they are, but it definitely fits.
-It is, isn't it?
-Yeah. It's a real team, yeah, definitely.
We will go with...
-You got two.
Not bad, though. Two points. Two points.
Bristol and Doncaster.
Tranmere Rovers no longer in there?
Oh, bless 'em. My poor daddy supports them.
So, chance for a bonus?
Well, we had those and we got Raith but they are in the Scottish League.
-We had those.
-No. It was Forest Green.
-Are they Rovers, are they?
-Forest Green Rovers!
-Forest Green Rovers!
-Always going to be a tricky one.
Anyway, two points. Yeah, two points. Closing the gap.
-And, Chris, coming to you.
Who won an Olympic team sprint medal in Rio
and the following year became his country's
first World Championship medallist in the individual sprint?
It's going to be a guess, I'm afraid.
Unless you want to take this one, Phil?
-You guess away, mate.
-Was it New Zealand?
Was it Webster for New Zealand?
-It was New Zealand, but it was...
Yeah, the other one. The other one!
-But end of the round, a little closer now.
Matt's on 14, Phil in front on 18.
Now it's time for Top Ten and both teams are playing along.
Your question is on the Summer Olympics.
Name the ten sports at Rio that had the most gold medal events.
That's men's, women's and team events.
And if you give a wrong answer, I'm afraid you're out the game,
-the other team can carry on.
-Oh! That's a bit harsh.
Matt, as you're trailing, you will go first.
-So, we will go athletics.
-You're going athletics.
And it is...
Of course, number one. Yes, well done. Right.
No surprise. That's number two.
-They have loads, don't they?
-Yeah? Go on, then, mate.
That's a good one. Gymnastics. You've got pommel...
-You've got beam.
-Beam. You've got A-bars.
-Men's, women's teams.
Very good. Yes, well done.
-Yeah, definitely. Got synchro as well. Got synchro.
-A good shout.
-Yeah, good shout. Hopefully.
Great shout. Great shout.
-I know! Wow.
So, you're out of the game. But can you take advantage or not?
What? Are you thinking boxing, then?
Boxing. We've got super heavy, heavy, light heavyweight, middle.
-Do we have light middle?
-Light middle, maybe, yeah.
-After light middle goes welter, light welter...
Men and women.
-Could be, like, 16 medals?
-I think there is.
Yeah, what about shooting?
-Have loads of...
Loads of different types of pistols and shotguns,
clay, double trap, clay.
-All right, easy, easy.
There are a lot of medals there.
Boxing's got to be in there, hasn't it?
Well, shooting... I think shooting would have...
Oh, men's and women. Let's go...
Shooting or boxing?
-You're saying boxing?
-I'm saying boxing.
-We'll go boxing.
-You're going boxing, are you?
Oh, she didn't sound confident...
Bad luck. Bad luck.
-What a shame.
-It's 11th on the list.
-If you'd have gone shooting, you would have still been in.
So, let's have a look. Number nine on the list...
Wrestling! Wouldn't have got that.
-Never would have thought...
-Should've had shooting, really.
Had a chance to close the gap. You didn't take advantage.
End of the round. Matt's on 17, Phil in front on 20.
Got away with that!
So, Matt, you're first. Who is this serving up a treat?
They didn't show his face!
I have no idea.
Looked a bit, sort of, blonde-y ginger.
Sorry, guys. I think we probably should have got that.
-Oh, no. Come on.
-Is that your thinking position?
Sadly, I don't think it's working.
I don't think it is.
Is he a cricketer, Phil?
Don't know. Didn't see his face!
The only one who's in my head is Lyth.
Is it Lyth? Lyth?
-No? Is he a cricketer?
-Adam Lyth? There you go.
-Adam Lyth you're going with?
OK. Let's have a look.
No, it isn't. Goes on offer for bonus points. He's smiling.
Well, I think you're going down the right angle.
-Cricket, was it?
-I think so.
Cricket. Forearms looked like cricket.
And a little bit gingery.
-So ,the only one I can think of is Paul Collingwood.
-Is that your answer?
-Let's have a look.
Maybe that was too obvious.
It is the England cricketer Paul Collingwood.
And, Phil, this one's for you. Who is this, scaling heights?
# You're sympatico
# And of all the lifts home and all the mixed feelings
# You're cuts above
# And you don't own worries or a chest full of heartache
# And, yes, I know
# That I'll never work out exactly how you're thinking
# But let me know when I'm needed home
# And I'll come
# You can leather me with your lips... #
-I've no idea.
I think it was that Everton footballer.
-Yeah, Leon Osman.
If he's helping you, it's not the right answer.
You don't reckon?
-Don't trust him.
-Right, I think it's the Everton footballer Leon Osman.
OK, let's have a look.
-Premier League midfielder Leon Osman.
It's certainly a runaway.
Matt's on 17, Phil on 24.
OK, teams, we're ending tonight's show with a buzzer round.
You will get a point for a correct answer,
but one away if you get it wrong.
Everyone understand? Fingers at the ready. Here we go.
Which Englishman scored his first Champions League hat-trick
in September 2017?
Which British woman finished fifth in the long jump
at the Worlds in 2015 and 2017?
The 2018 Ryder Cup will be held in which country?
Which rider has won golds at both the World Equestrian Games
and Paralympics on Janeiro 6?
Who in 2017 became the first Briton
to win back-to-back taekwondo world titles?
In which country would you find the Interlagos Formula 1...?
BUZZER No, you don't get to buzz in.
If it's wrong, it's wrong, I'm afraid.
Which rugby side play its home games at Kingsholm?
Who did Roger Federer beat to win his first
Wimbledon singles title in 2003?
Which ranking snooker tournament has been held at...
It was so hard!
It was a valiant effort. But, sadly, not enough.
Well done to Phil's team. A huge thank you to our guests,
Natasha and Lutalo and Jazmin and Chris.
The three of us will be back soon. Until then, goodbye.
Sue Barker hosts the lighthearted sports quiz with team captains Matt Dawson and Phil Tufnell. Joining the teams are Paralympic equestrian rider Natasha Baker, taekwondo star Lutalo Muhammad, long jumper Jazmin Sawyers and cycling legend Chris Hoy.