London Sports & Outdoors

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  • 1. Football (Soccer)

    Stamford Bridge is home to Chelsea. It has an all-seater capacity of 41,798. It's a pretty decent stadium in central London. Tickets can be on the expensive tickets side, but at least the away fans...

  • 2. Wembley Stadium

    Wembley Stadium is the official home of English football. I have been lucky enough to see Manchester United win many trophies on this splendid grass. The current stadium was opened in 2007 and was...

  • 3. Winter Sports

    There's an opportunity to Skate at Somerset House in Central London between November and January every year. It is known as 'London's most glamorous ice rink'. There are a number of sessions available...

  • 4. Running, Jogging and the Marathon

    One of London's best known sporting events, the Marathon takes place in late April 2012 along a 26.2-mile route that starts in Woolwich (just near where we live as a matter of fact!), goes through...

  • 5. Cricket

    Lord's has been around for ages. If you are a cricket fanatic a visit to a match at this stadium would not dissapoint you. If there is no match on, you can take a tour of the grounds. See the website...

  • 6. Watersports

    As I have found out about this event beforehand that it was going to take place in St Katharine's Docks I have gone along to watch it and it was a great experience. The whole place it was buzzing with...

  • 7. Walking and Hiking

    I was surprised to find the following walks at Camden: -Canal walk from Camden to the London Zoo -The Belsize walk from the Primrose Hill to Parliament Hill -The Jubilee Greenway; section 2 from...

  • 8. 2012 Olympic Games

    London recently hosted the 30th Olympic games. It was a spectacular 2 weeks showcasing the world's best athletes and paralympians. Britain finished with 29 gold medals including golds for Ennis, Farah...

  • 9. Rugby (Union and League)

    In February 2007 a friend took me to a Rugby game of the 6 nations championships. England was facing Italy at Twickenham Stadium which is also called "The home of England Rugby". England won the game...

  • 10. Tennis

    Wimbledon is the oldest tennis tournament in the world and is considered the most prestigious. It has been held at the All England Club in the London suburb of Wimbledon since 1877. nearest tube...

  • 11. Equestrianism

    I first heard about Rotten Row when I was editing a newsletter for a special interest group on horses. One of our members went to England and mentioned it. Rotten Row is the most famous riding trail...

  • 12. Cycling

    London once had its own motor racing circuit, actually located within the Crystal Palace park complex... The first race, for motorcycles, took place on 27th May 1927 The track was only a mile long,...

  • 13. Golf.

    When I was thinking of taking up golf, the main question was: 'Will I find time to actually practice it, given our (then mine) travel schedule?' Luckily, places like the World of Golf (of which there...

  • 14. A once a year festival.

    I cannot believe that in all the time I have been on VT and the numerous tips I have written about my adopted home of London that this is the first sports tip I...

  • 15. Walking and Cycling on the Regent's canal

    London's Regent's Canal runs from the Limehouse Basin to Paddington Basin. Once the city's major transportation artery, it fell into disuse like so many of the...

  • 16. Birdwatching at Isabella Plantation

    If you are a keen birdwatcher then this is the place for you!When we go to the plantation we take our English bird book and our binoculars (and camera of...

  • 17. London Sports

    When it comes to sports, there's so many in London that it's almost impossible to keep up with them all! I'll try and give a few.When it comes to football...

  • 18. West Ham United

    West Ham are the big side in East London. All their other Premiership rivals are based in North/West London. West Ham play out of Upton Park. As Liverpool's...

  • 19. Birdwatching

    Yes, I mean birds as in those winged creatures people watch with binoculars. There is just nowhere else to put it here on VT. One of the best places for...

  • 20. Thorpe Park

    This theme park is 45 min away from central london by the train. i think it's the closest to london, quite big and needs one full good day to finish all the...

  • 21. Paintballing

    my friends usually arrange for this trip once or twice a year. since i arrived in london, i missed it once because i didn't know them, the second time because i...

  • 22. Wednesday no good? Try the Friday Night Skate

    The Friday Night Skate is another free skating event held in central London. The skate has two sections: Blue (intermediates) and Black (advanced). You have to...

  • 23. London triathlon continued

    We arrive at Heathrow, our bags checked through to Budapest, the bicycle checked to London where we are going to store it. We go to the luggage area and wait...

  • 24. London Triathlon

    The London triathlon saga actually starts in August 2004, a full year before the juicy part of this story, when my husband and I were in London for my birthday...

  • 25. London triathlon, at least they give you a medal!

    David sets off in the morning to go over to the ExCel Centre, you can't take the bike on the Dockland rails, so we agree that I'll come over later and I go off...

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    Dec 19, 2012 at 5:46 AM

    Update to a message I posted on the London main page and the transportation page earlier regarding a Tube strike on Boxing Day. In the last half hour Arsenal F.C. have announced that their Premiership football match against West Ham United F.C. on 26th December is postponed because of the strike. No alternative date has yet been arranged. The QPR v. West Brom and Fulham v. Southampton games go ahead as planned.

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If you are the sporty type, London is absolutely the place for you.  It is the the only city to host three Olympic Games, most recently in 2012 and here you can go and watch Prmemiership...

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