Sports minister Helen Grant scores 0/5 on sports quiz

Sports minister Helen Grant failed to correctly answer any of the five sporting questions during an interview with ITV News Meridian.

Sports minister Helen Grant

She was quizzed during a visit in her constituency of Maidstone in Kent to highlight the Government's offer of tax breaks for sport clubs over the weekend.

Ms Grant could not remember the Wimbledon Ladies' champion and claimed Manchester United, her favourite club, had won the FA Cup - not Wigan.

Explaining her failure, Ms Grant said: "My sports pub quiz knowledge may not be encyclopaedic, but I understand the positive impact that participating in sport has on people's lives."