Every year London has some of the best sporting events that the world has to offer. Whatever your sport you are sure to find something that you love in the heart of England. London has often been labelled as the most active city in the world, not only are there professionals out there plying there trade for you to watch but there are also thousands of people exercising each week. The city lays on a number of events for everyone in the UK to come and participate in. Here are some of the best things for you to see if you love sport.
The most famous tennis grand slam in the world. For years it has always been delayed by rain, but now the famous tennis club in SW19 has caught up with the times and fitted a retractable roof. People from all over the world to watch Wimbledon. Famous for it’s bowler hats, champagne and strawberries with cream, there really is no better way to spend a summer’s afternoon than with the tennis fans in and around wimbledon. The British are now very happy as they have their own champion, Andy Murray, the first for several decades.
England’s national team may not be setting the world alight but they do have the best football league in the world. The capital has three top teams for you to watch; Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur are the three big teams in the capital. Each week during the season you will be able to catch a game. It is wise to book ahead because football is very popular in England and the games are sometimes a total sell out.
American football is not only popular in the United States, the league is now trying to gain more of an international audience. Every year two of the top teams from America come over to play a game in London. It is always a sell out, whilst many people in England are still getting to grips with all of the rules they still love to enjoy such a fantastic sporting spectacle.
The London Marathon
Every year both professional athletes and amateurs come together to take part in one of the World’s most famous marathons. What makes it such a great spectacle is the fact that the runners go past all of the famous landmarks in the capital. Runners are nearly all running for a charity and a lot of them are in fancy dress. It is one of the most popular sporting events in the calendar.
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