• Michael Phelps is considered the most successful Olympian
  • Japan's national sport is sumo wrestling
  • Argentina won the 2014 FIFA World Cup
  • Up until the 1960s, golf balls contained honey
  • The game of lacrosse was invented by American Indians


  • TRUE - Olympian swimmer Michael Phelps is considered to be the most successful Olympian, having won a total of 22 medals at the 3 Olympics he has taken part in. Oh, and have we mentioned that 18 of the medals he'd won are gold?
  • TRUE - Sumo wrestling is a competitive full-contact wrestling sport where a rikishi attempts to force another wrestler out of a circular ring (dohyô) or into touching the ground with anything other than the soles of the feet. 'Sumo' literally means "striking one another"
  • FALSE - Germany was the champion of FIFA 2014. In the final, Germany defeated Argentina 1–0 to win the tournament and secure the country's fourth world title, the first after the German reunification in 1990, when as West Germany they also beat Argentina in the World Cup final
  • TRUE - Inside every golf ball is a smaller rubber ball filled with liquid, and back then, honey was used to fill it. However, has recently been replaced with a synthetic liquid with similar properties
  • TRUE - The game of lacrosse, or stickball as it was also known, was created by Plains Indians as a ritual game of thanks. The first Europeans to encounter the sport were Jesuit missionaries. They opposed it because it was a violent sport, part of the Indian religion they wanted to throw out and people made bets on it

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