Great Sporting Cheats Quiz Round 1

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Boris Onischenko was sent home in disgrace from the 1976 Olympic Games. Why?
He modified his sword so the it registered a 'hit' even when he missed his opponent.

 

Ben Johnson was banned for drug use and had his earlier world record recinded and his gold medal taken back from which olympic games?
1988 Seoul

 

Name the drug cheat who won and was later stripped of all 7 of his Tour de France victories.
Lance Armstrong

 

Famous footballer of immense skill and talent, despised by many for the 'hand of god' incident against England?
Diago Maradona

 

Fred Lorz was a marathon runner who crossed the line first in the 1904 Olympic marathon in St Louis. Why did he not win the gold medal?
He was given a lift in his manager's car for 11 miles

 

Name the South African cricket captain banned from cricket for life due to his role in a match-fixing scandal.
Hansie Cronje

 

Banned for life in 1994 from the U.S. Figure Skating Association after pleading guilty to involvement in the attack on fellow skater Nancy Kerrigan.
Tonya Harding

 

Golfer caught cheating in the 1985 Open in Kent. Instead of replacing his ball correctly on the green he had moved it closer to the hole by as much as 20 feet.
David Robertson

 

Tim Donaghy was jailed for 15 months for betting on games he officiated in and supplying information to gambling syndicates. In which sport was he a referee?
Basketball

 

This team threw the 1919 world series against Cincinnati Reds in return for payments from gamblers and the events were recounted in the book Eight Men Out
Chicago White Sox

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