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Sports quiz of the week: comebacks, knockouts and cock-ups

Who travels well? Who missed their mark? Who won again?

Nicola Adams retired from boxing this week due to concerns over her eyesight. Which of these statements about Adams is not true?

She worked as a builder before boxing

She has worked as an extra on Eastenders, Emmerdale and Coronation Street

She was the first female boxer to win an Olympic gold medal

She lost her last fight

England have been fined around £2,000 for responding to the haka with a "flying V” before their Rugby World Cup semi-final against New Zealand. However, the England players said this week that their V formation did not exactly go to plan. What happened?

They had planned to sing Swing Low Sweet Chariot but chickened out

They planned to bow to the New Zealand players but hadn’t agreed when to start the bow so ended up just standing there

They were meant to form a semi-circle but players stood in the wrong positions

They were going to hold hands but decided against it at the last minute

Chelsea fought back from 4-1 down to draw 4-4 with Ajax on Tuesday night. Who were the last English team to get a result in a Champions League game after being three goals down?

Leeds United

Newcastle United

Blackburn Rovers

Liverpool

The top two clubs in the Premier League meet at Anfield on Sunday. Who are the last team to have beaten Liverpool in the league at Anfield? Clue: they are also the last team to have beaten City at the Etihad, Arsenal at the Emirates and Manchester United at Old Trafford in the league.

Tottenham Hotspur

Crystal Palace

Leicester City

Newcastle United

Fikayo Tomori is in the England squad for their upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers against Montenegro and Kosovo. Which team did Tomori represent at Under-20s level?

Belgium

Norway

Portugal

Canada

Why have Hemel Hempstead Town postponed their National League games against Weymouth and Chippenham Town later this month?

The weather forecast is bad and their groundsman is on his honeymoon

The ground is being used to host a Christmas market

Three of their players are on international duty

The team are off to watch England's games at Wembley as part of their Christmas party

Dylan Hartley retired from rugby this week. Who is the only player to have won more England caps than Hartley?

Jonny Wilkinson

Jason Leonard

Martin Johnson

Dan Cole

Lewis Hamilton won his sixth Formula 1 world championship on Sunday. How many times did Michael Schumacher win the title?

Five

Six

Seven

Eight

Wolves winger Adama Traoré has chosen to represent the Mali national team even though he was born in Barcelona. Why will Traoré feel in good company in the Mali team?

His dad is the manager

He has already played four friendlies for Mali (and two for Spain)

There are already two players called Adama Traoré in the Mali team

Six other Wolves players are in the Mali team

Canelo Álvarez knocked out Sergey Kovalev this week to become a four-weight world champion. Which boxer has won world titles in eight different weight divisions?

Floyd Mayweather

Manny Pacquiao

Nonito Donaire

Naoya Inoue

1 and above.

Ah well, have a good weekend

2 and above.

Ah well, have a good weekend

3 and above.

Ah well, have a good weekend

4 and above.

Ah well, have a good weekend

5 and above.

A respectable score. Nice work. Have a good weekend

6 and above.

A fine score. Have a great weekend

7 and above.

A fine score. Have a great weekend. You deserve it

8 and above.

A very fine score. Have a great weekend. You deserve it

9 and above.

A wonderful score. Have a great weekend. You deserve it

0 and above.

Ah well, have a good weekend

10 and above.

You are a genius. Have a great weekend. You deserve it

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