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It was an­other sport­ing year to re­mem­ber - test your knowl­edge of 2018 in our quiz.

JAN­UARY

1) Who beat Britain’s Kyle Ed­mund in the semi-fi­nals of the 2018 Aus­tralian Open?

2) Which club did Premier League Stoke City lose to in their FA Cup third-round tie, prompt­ing the sack­ing of man­ager Mark Hughes?

3) What was the fi­nal re­sult of the 2018 Ashes se­ries fol­low­ing the fifth Test in Syd­ney?

4) Name the for­mer elec­tri­cian who de­nied re­tir­ing Phil Tay­lor a 17th world darts cham­pi­onship ti­tle with a stun­ning 7-2 vic­tory at Alexan­dra Palace.

5) Who was ap­pointed as the new head coach of the Eng­land Women’s foot­ball team?

FE­BRU­ARY

6) Name the win­ners of the 2018 Su­per Bowl.

7) Whose drop goal helped Ire­land win their Natwest 6 Na­tions opener 15-13 against France in Paris?

8) Premier League lead­ers Manch­ester City were knocked out of the FA Cup by which for­mer win­ners?

9) Who suc­cess­fully de­fended her skele­ton ti­tle at the 2018 Win­ter Olympics?

10) At which event did Great Britain snow­boarder Billy

Mor­gan win a bronze medal in Pyeongchang?

MARCH

11) Which coun­try won the 2018 Natwest 6 Na­tions ti­tle?

12) Which three Aus­tralian crick­eters were sent home and even­tu­ally handed lengthy bans for their part in the ball-tam­per­ing scan­dal against South Africa in Cape Town?

13) Name the win­ner of the 2018 Chel­tenham Gold Cup.

14) Who won pen­tathlon gold for Great Britain at the 2018 IAAF World In­door Cham­pi­onships in Birm­ing­ham?

15) Sir Roger Ban­nis­ter, who died aged 88, was the first man to com­plete what ath­let­ics record?

APRIL

16) How many shots did de­fend­ing Masters cham­pion Ser­gio Gar­cia take to play the 15th hole on his open­ing round at Au­gusta - 10, 13 or 15?

17) Eric Bris­tow, who died aged 60 after suf­fer­ing a heart at­tack, had won how many world darts cham­pi­onship ti­tles dur­ing the 1980s - four, five or six?

18) Where were the 2018 Com­mon­wealth Games held?

19) Name the win­ner of the Grand Na­tional at Ain­tree.

20) When did long-serv­ing Arse­nal man­ager Arsene Wenger, who an­nounced he would step down at the end of the sea­son, first take charge at the north Lon­don club?

MAY

21) Which for­mer Eng­land foot­ball cap­tain was named as the new Rangers man­ager?

22) Name the win­ners of rugby union’s Euro­pean Chal­lenge Cup, se­cured with vic­tory over Glouces­ter in Bil­bao.

23) Who scored twice as Real Madrid beat Liver­pool 3-1 in the Cham­pi­ons League fi­nal?

24) Who won the 2018 snooker World Cham­pi­onship at the Cru­cible in Sh­effield?

25) Name the win­ners of the 2018 Women’s Cham­pi­ons League.

JUNE

26) The Golden State War­riors beat which team as they clinched a third NBA cham­pi­onship in four sea­sons with a 4-0 se­ries vic­tory?

27) Who won the 2018 French Open ten­nis women’s sin­gles ti­tle?

28) Which Bri­tish golfer fin­ished as run­ner-up to Brooks Koepka in the US Open at Shin­necock Hills?

29) De­fend­ing cham­pi­ons Ger­many were beaten 1-0 by which na­tion in their open­ing match of the 2018 World Cup in Rus­sia?

30) Who won cricket’s Royal

Harry Kane cel­e­brates scor­ing for Eng­land dur­ing the 2018 World Cup fi­nals in Rus­sia. See ques­tion 32.

For­mula One world cham­pion Lewis Hamil­ton. See ques­tion 48.

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