Jul 21, 2014
The evolution of the rugby ball
When and why did "footballs" take their distinctive oval and round shapes?
Jul 17, 2014
Saint-Andre's sorry record
How does Philippe Saint-Andre's coaching record with France compare with his recent predecessors'?
Jul 16, 2014
The World Cup debutants
When was the last time there was a "new" qualifier for RWC Finals tournaments?
Jul 14, 2014
Three and easy
After Bernie Ecclestone's idea of allowing teams to enter a third car in the F1 world championship, I wondered when it was that the restriction of two came in?
Jul 14, 2014
The original New Zealand tourists
How many games did the New Zealand Native team play altogether on their worldwide tour of 1888-89?
Jul 13, 2014
Making history at the World Cup
The eight group winners all won their last 16 matches to progress to the World Cup quarter-finals. Has this ever happened before?
Jul 12, 2014
After the sad events surrounding Serena Williams, I wondered if anyone had retired from an actual Wimbledon final?
Jul 10, 2014
Youth taking over the world
Julian Green, who scored the USA's goal against Belgium, is only 19. Is he the youngest player ever to score at the World Cup?
Jul 8, 2014
A rare scoreless rugby draw
Has there ever been a scoreless draw between Tier One Nations, and if so, when?
Jul 7, 2014
A low-scoring affair
When was the last time (before Australia 6-0 France) tier-one nations played such a low-scoring Test?
Jul 6, 2014
The rigours of qualifying
A recent question asked about unseeded winners at Wimbledon. But has a qualifier ever reached the final?
Jul 5, 2014
Renshaw and Woodbridge rule supreme
I know that Martina Navratilova has won the most titles overall at Wimbledon. But who holds the men's record?
Jul 3, 2014
That winning feeling
Where does Steve Hansen sit on the list of all-time Test coaches by percentage win ratio?
Jul 2, 2014
The ever-present second-rows
How many times have Bakkies Botha and Victor Matfield started together in Tests for South Africa?
Jun 30, 2014
Who was the last Briton before Andy Murray to play in the first match at Wimbledon?
Jun 29, 2014
Roddick's unwanted record
I'm told the man who won most games in a Wimbledon final didn't actually win it. How can this be true, if indeed it is?
Jun 27, 2014
Mansell the best on British tracks?
I noticed that Nigel Mansell won the British Grand Prix at Brands Hatch in 1986 and at Silverstone in 1987. Has anyone ever won it at more different tracks?
Jun 26, 2014
Upsetting the odds at Wimbledon
Has there ever been an unseeded winner of the men's or women's singles at Wimbledon?