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Spot the ball park: 27


26 May 2011

Can you identify the sporting arena? We take an aerial view of a topical ball park, football stadium, marathon course, golf course, Games venue, race track, iconic arena, athletic theatre (some literally theatres), pitch, park, stretch of water or wherever else sport takes place. And we ask you to identify it with the help of a cryptic clue… For older STBPs, click here



Clue: It’s the third in six years.

a) What’s the city, the venue and the occasion?

b) It’s the third what in six years?

c) Which year is missing from the following sequence: 1957, 1965, 1968, 1972, 1996, 1997?

d) Explain the following sequence: 7(5); 4(3); 2(2); 1(1); 1(0); 1(0); 1(0).


The winner receives a lifetime’s supply of sanctimony (sponsored by Qatar in association with the Uzbekistani club Bunyodkor).


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