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Sports quiz of the week: Chelsea, Carlos Alcaraz, and cheating in chess

1.Graham Potter is the new Chelsea manager. Potter represented 11 clubs in his playing career – all of which were English. Where did he begin his managerial career?
2.Thomas Tuchel managed Chelsea for exactly 100 games before he was sacked. How many of them did he win?
3.The Great North Run is going ahead this weekend in Newcastle. How long is the race?

4.Hans Niemann, the 19-year-old grandmaster who beat world champion Magnus Carlsen last weekend, says he will do what it takes to prove he is not a cheater. What is he willing to do to show he is not receiving help during games?
5.Why was the goalkeeper Connor Maseko sent off during the FA Cup tie between Blackfield & Langley and Shepton Mallet last weekend?
6.Frances Tiafoe has reached the semi-finals of the US Open. Who was the last player from the US to win a men’s singles title at a grand slam?

7.Tiafoe will play Carlos Alcaraz in the semi-finals. What was remarkable about Alcaraz’s victory over Jannik Sinner in the quarter-finals?
8.Nick Kyrgios reached the US Open quarter-finals this week. He also picked up five fines – to the tune of $32,500 – along the way. Which of these things was he not fined for?
9.Barcelona have signed Keira Walsh from Manchester City for a world-record fee in women’s football. How much?

10.Erling Haaland scored nine goals in the Premier League in August. Who holds the record for most goals in a month, having scored 10 in December 2013?

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