March 30, 2011 in Quizzes
Opta Sports are the company that, according to their website, are “passionate about collecting, compiling, databasing and supplying sports data”. You’ve probably heard of them if you’ve ever watched a live football match from the UK as they supply the media with stats such as: highest percentage of shots scored, who has covered the most ground during a match, who’s conceded the most throw-ins etc.
Last week, Opta Sports hosted a table quiz for the professional sports media in the UK. It was won by the team from Sky Sports, closely followed by ESPN and The Guardian.
If you’d like to take on the journalists and see how you’d have done on the night, you can by following this link: www.optasports.com/about/news/feature-the-opta-joe-sports-quiz.html