Sports quiz of the week: Golovkin v Álvarez, Osaka and footballers in tutus

Who had a magic touch? Who is getting on? Who travels badly?

• Tennis quiz: tantrums and meltdowns

RB Leipzig coach Ralf Ragnick has installed a “wheel of misfortune” to help determine how misbehaving players should be punished? Which of these forfeits is not on the wheel?

Train in a tutu

Work in the club shop

Serve food in the canteen

Buy gifts for the club’s employees

Pay a fine

Which of these statements about new US Open champion Naomi Osaka is false?

She was only one year old when Serena Williams first won the US Open

She has a 100% record against Serena Williams

She was born in New York

She is the first Japanese player to win a Grand Slam singles tournament

Premier League leaders Liverpool face their toughest challenge of the season so far on Saturday, when they visit Tottenham. Liverpool struggled in recent away matches against their closest rivals. At which of these grounds did they pick up any points last season?

The Etihad, Manchester City

Old Trafford, Manchester United

Wembley, Tottenham

Stamford Bridge, Chelsea

None of them

What feat did Gavin Whyte achieve this week?

He became the youngest cricketer to win the County Championship

He scored with his first touch in international football

He scored the first hat trick in Nations League history

He became the first golfer from Belgium to be picked for the Ryder Cup

Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Álvarez meet in Las Vegas on Saturday night for their long-awaited rematch 364 days after their controversial draw at the same venue. Who is the only boxer to have defeated either man in the professional ranks?

Manny Pacquiao

Bernard Hopkins

Floyd Mayweather

Amir Khan

The teams are in for the 2018 Ryder Cup. Which US player is older than the Europe team captain?

Tiger Woods

Phil Mickelson

Bryson DeChambeau

Bubba Watson

The Ryder Cup is being played in continental Europe for only the second time this year. France are hosts this year; which country hosted in 1997?

Italy

Spain

Portugal

Luxembourg

George Weah played for Liberia against Nigeria aged 51 on Tuesday. What was his son Tim doing that day?

Managing the Nigeria team

Playing up front alongside his father

Playing for USA against Mexico in Nashville

Meeting Theresa May in his role as Liberia’s economics minister

What did Rikki Clarke do for the first time in 2002 and for the second time this week?

He won a US Open doubles title

He scored for Luxembourg against San Marino

He won the County Championship with Surrey

He raced in a Formula 1 grand prix

What is remarkable about Surrey’s title winners?

No one in their squad has ever played Test cricket for England

They have not lost a game all season

All of their players are under the age of 23

They also won both the One-Day Cup and the T20 Blast

1 and above.

Ah well, better luck next week

2 and above.

Ah well, better luck next week

4 and above.

Ah well, better luck next week

3 and above.

Ah well, better luck next week

5 and above.

A fine performance. Enjoy your weekend

6 and above.

A fine performance. Enjoy your weekend

7 and above.

You hero. Have a great weekend. You’ve earned it

8 and above.

You hero. Have a great weekend. You’ve earned it

9 and above.

You hero. Have a great weekend. You’ve earned it

0 and above.

Ah well, better luck next week

10 and above.

Perfection. You hero. Have a great weekend. You’ve earned it

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