January 2017 News Quiz (Round 3)

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Which pioneering former England cricket captain (1966 to 1978), has died at the age of 77?
Rachael Heyhoe Flint

 

Which explorer, who is attempting to be the first person to cross both poles on foot and climb the highest peaks on seven continents, had to be airlifted off Aconcagua, the highest peak in South America this week?
Sir Ranulph Fiennes

 

Which british tennis player had the biggest win of his career when he knocked Marin Cilic out of the Australian Open?
Dan Evans

 

The FA handed Bacary Sagna a £40,000 fine for  questioning the integrity of referee Lee Mason. For which team does Sagna play?
Manchester City

 

British Eventing has banned which traditional item of clothing from the dressage element of three-day events?
Top hat

 

Lord Snowdon, former husband of the late Princess Margaret, died aged 86. What was his birth name?
Antony Armstrong-Jones

 

Which company, the owner of Dove, Persil and Lynx is to make all of its plastic fully reusable or recyclable by 2025, after pressure from customers?
Unilever

 

Britains most brutal race, a 268 mile, non-stop, uncompromising winter challenge encompassing the entire Pennine Way was won by Tom Hollins. What is the race called?
Montane Spine Race