Birmingham is renowned across the world as a venue for competitive sport. If you enjoy the thrill of live sporting action then a visit to Birmingham is a must.
From international athletics to test cricket; the Horse of the Year Show to world trampolining; tennis to Ryder Cup golf and speedway to Premiership and Championship football, Birmingham and the wider region, including Solihull and the Black Country, hosts the very best in both amateur and professional sport.
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The city has some of the most exciting venues for watching or participating in sport in the UK, including the National Indoor Arena, Alexander Stadium, Villa Park and the LG Arena as well as a wide range of great sports clubs and venues - if you’re keen to compete or even just keep fit.
Home to more World and European events than any other UK city, there’s always something, or someone, to cheer for here.
Birmingham is a focal point of British athletics and hosts many World and European events throughout the year.
4-9 March - Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships 2014
Edgbaston Cricket Ground, one of England’s most famous sporting venues, has been hosting Test Match cricket for over 100 years.
With five top clubs in and around Birmingham there’s real football choice here.
From the Ryder Cup to a round with friends, Birmingham offers easy access to some outstanding golf courses.
Top class rugby action regularly pounds into action in Birmingham and neighbouring Solihull.
Whether you’re playing or watching, Birmingham’s courts will have caught your attention.
Birthplace of the English Football League, birthplace of Lawn Tennis, first city to be awarded title National City of Sport...
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