Olympic Mystery Theme by RalliP

Champion(s):

ChernicoffS
Although the Moon is only one-fourth the size of the Earth, it is further away.


Runner(s)-Up:

GrahamJ
The real world is complex, so remember your origin.


Quiz Description

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Questions:

Who won gold in the Decathlon at Montreal 1976, before becoming a well-known TELEVISION PERSONALITY?

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Caitlyn Jenner

During London 2012, mayor Boris Johnson said that participants in what EVENT were "glistening like wet otters"?

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(Women's) Beach Volleyball

The Men's Team Sprint and Women's Team Pursuit are among the events that make up what OLYMPIC DISCIPLINE, contested on a 250 meter oval?

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(Track) Cycling

What is the current SCORE in this curling match?

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8-6 (Red leading Blue)

What DREAM TEAM MEMBER had the turrible luck to have his talents stolen by the Monstar leader Pound in Space Jam?

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Charles Barkley

Which GOALKEEPER kept a clean sheet in the Nagano 1998 Men's Ice Hockey final, winning gold in only his country's second participation since its "divorce"?

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Dominik HaĊĦek

Fiji has never won an Olympic medal of any color, a streak they hope to break at Rio 2016 in what NATIONAL SPORT? This sport was last offered at Paris 1924, in a different form.

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Rugby (Sevens)

An American team withdrew from what EVENT at London 1908, following an unsuccessful complaint about their British opponents' footwear? This sport has not appeared in the Olympics since Antwerp 1920, nor is it likely to appear in the future.

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Tug of War

Which TWO SPORTS were removed from the Olympic program in 2005, but have been recommended for re-inclusion by the Tokyo 2020 organizing committee?

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Baseball, Softball

A team from what DIVISION III UNIVERSITY represented the United States in the Lacrosse demonstrations at the Amsterdam 1928 and Los Angeles 1932 Olympics?

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Johns Hopkins

Who gained a reputation for netting important goals by scoring the winner in the Football final at both Beijing 2008 and London 2012? This MIDFIELDER has since only added to that reputation.

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Carli Lloyd

The theme connects each of the twelve questions or answers in the order given, eh. You hosers have to score a "touchdown" by telling me the THEME. (Sorry about the fact that this question refers to a non-olympic sport.)

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The question number equals the number of participants per team in the named sport (OR, the number of participants is increasing through the quiz, OR equivalent)