City A.M.'s Devilishly Difficult 2017 Sports Quiz Part 1: The good and the bad of the sporting year

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It has been another vintage year of sporting drama, from the triumphs of Anthony Joshua and Lewis Hamilton to the disappointments of England’s failed Ashes defence and Usain Bolt’s anticlimactic farewell.

But as the dust settles on 2017, how much have you remembered about those defining moments, or the storylines playing out off the field, such as Neymar’s world record transfer?

Handily, you can answer that question – and separate the Pep Guardiolas of sporting trivia from the Frank de Boers – by taking our fiendishly difficult quiz.

Part one below focuses on the year’s winners and losers.

Part two is about some of the more offbeat stories and the world of sport business.

How many attempts at winning a Major did it take for Sergio Garcia to finally succeed at the Masters in April?

Lewis Hamilton’s fourth title saw him become the outright most successful British Formula One driver of all time, eclipsing who?

Three players in Premier League history have bettered Harry Kane’s tally of 33 top-flight goals in a calendar year. Who are they?

How many matches has French Open champion Rafael Nadal lost at Roland Garros since 2005?

Who took 6-46 as England beat India to win a thrilling Women’s Cricket World Cup final at Lord’s?

Which Team GB para-athlete won three golds and set a new world record in the T34 100m final?

How many riders had previously won two Grand Tours in the same year before Chris Froome’s Tour de France-Vuelta a Espana double?

Arsene Wenger’s seventh FA Cup win as Arsenal manager means he has now lifted the trophy more times than all but how many clubs?

Sam Sutherland became the first Briton to win which motorsport event?

Who scored Saracens’ decisive third try as they beat Clermont Auvergne to retain the European Champions Cup?

How many times did British swimmer Adam Peaty break the 50m breaststroke world record at the World Aquatics Championships?

Johanna Konta became the first British woman to reach the Wimbledon semi-finals since 1978. Whose achievement did she match?

Who knocked England out of the Champions Trophy in the semi-finals?

Who became only the second player to win the Premier League in successive seasons with two different teams?

How many tournaments did England’s Tommy Fleetwood win in 2017 on his way to landing golf’s Race To Dubai?

Usain Bolt’s track swansong ended in disappointment at London 2017, but how many World Championship golds did the Jamaican win in his career?

Which first did Sonny Bill Williams achieve in the second Test of the All Blacks’ drawn series with the British and Irish Lions?

Which British tennis player received a one-year ban after testing positive for cocaine?

With what colourful term did Sporting Lisbon’s president label West Ham owners David Sullivan and David Gold following a transfer dispute?

How many points did Atlanta Falcons concede without reply as New England Patriots pulled off their record Super Bowl comeback?

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