Sports quiz of the week: fast balls, wanton boys and dropped shots


The man of the week.

The man of the week. Photograph: Valéry Hache/AFP/Getty Images
Jofra Archer’s bowling against Australia in the second Ashes Test at Lord’s was extremely fast. But which of these is fastest?
Which of these teams will play each other for the first time (in a competitive game) in this season’s Champions League?
Luke Campbell fights Vasyl Lomachenko for three world titles on Saturday night in London. At which Olympics did both fighters win gold medals?
What was James Haskell – the former rugby union player who earned 77 England caps – talking about when he said: “I’m dedicating my life to this. I want to make sure I am in the best possible shape and whatever happens at the end of it I am going to put as much dedication into this as I did into rugby”?
Teemu Pukki has scored in his first three matches in the Premier League. Who is the only player to have scored in his first six games in the league?
The F1 season will be longer than ever next year, with 22 races. Which country will host a grand prix for the first time?
The Challenge Cup final was played at Wembley on Saturday. And so was …
Eric Cantona delivered an intriguing speech while picking up an award from Uefa this week. What is the missing word in his monologue: “As flies to wanton boys are we to the gods, they kill us for their sport. Soon the science will not only be able to slow down the ageing of the cells, soon the science will fix the cells to the state and so we will become eternal. Only accidents, crimes, wars, will still kill us but unfortunately, crimes, wars, will multiply. I love …”
Forest Green were knocked out of the League Cup this week by Bournemouth. How many goals did Forest Green score on the night (in 90 minutes of normal time, 30 minutes of extra time and a penalty shootout)?
Ko Jin-young, the best women’s golfer in the world, set a new record for bogey-free holes this week. How long did she go without dropping a shot?
Brazilian midfielder Wanderson had an eventful game for Ludogorets aganist Slavia Sofia this week. He put the ball in the net in the 78th minute and then ran off to the crowd, found his wife and gave her a kiss. Then what happened?