Home to more World and European events than any other UK city, there’s always something, or someone, to cheer for here.
The Birmingham sports calendar is jam packed.
Every week during the season, chances are that there’ll be a Premier League or Championship football game in town, a major competition at the NIA and Test cricket and tennis are regular visitors too.
Here’s a selection of events coming up soon...
ICC Champions Trophy
ICC Champions Trophy features the eight best one day international cricket teams in the world (according to the Reliance Mobile ICC ODI Rankings) and will be played out across three grounds – The Cardiff Wales Stadium, The Oval and Edgbaston.
Edgbaston matches include
8 June - England v Australia
10 June - Pakistan v South Africa
12 June - Australia v New zealand
15 June - India v Pakistan
23 June - Final
Aegon Classic, 9-16 June, Edgbaston Priory Club
The Aegon Classic is a fantastic opportunity to experience world class tennis in an intimate setting just five minutes from Birmingham City Centre. This year it will run from 9-16 June.
Tickets now on sale
Visit www.aegonclassic.co.uk/tickets or call 0844 209 7359 to get yours.
The first themed day for 2013 has already been announced. Ladies Day is set to take place on Thursday 13th June 2013.
IPC Athletics Grand Prix Final, 29 June, Alexander Stadium
Some of the world’s best athletes will compete in Birmingham on Saturday 29 June when the British city’s Alexander Stadium stages the 2013 IPC Athletics Grand Prix Final.
Taking place three weeks before the 2013 IPC Athletics World Championships in Lyon, France, the Birmingham IPC Athletics Grand Prix Final will be the seventh and final event of the IPC Athletics Grand Prix. The series was launched this year to give athletes greater opportunities to compete against the world’s best whilst also developing a framework of excellence in competition management.
Being staged just one day before the British Athletics Birmingham Grand Prix, the event is expected to welcome more than 144 athletes competing in 18 events.
Photo credit: David Weir - British Athletics / Action Images
Sainsbury’s Grand Prix - Birmingham, Alexander Stadium, 30 June
The world’s best athletes will return to Alexander Stadium for the Sainsbury’s Grand Prix - Birmingham on Sunday 30 June.
Now in its third year, the prestigious IAAF Diamond League meet will welcome a world-class line up to the West Midlands as an array of Olympic athletes take to the track and field.
Double Olympic champion Mo Farah and Olympic long jump gold medallist Greg Rutherford will be in live action along with local hero and Olympic high jump bronze medallist Robbie Grabarz and Christine Ohuruogu, who won silver over 400m in London.
A number of international stars will also be on show, including American Carmelita Jeter, the second fastest woman of all time, and former World 100m champion Kim Collins.
Buy your tickets now for this breath-taking event and witness some of the world’s top athletes in action this summer. Click here or call 08000 556056
Sainsbury’s British Championships - Birmingham, Alexander Stadium, 12-14 July
Support Britain’s best athletes this summer as they take to the track and field for the Sainsbury’s British Championships - Birmingham.
Britain’s athletics stars will return to Birmingham’s Alexander Stadium and will need to be on top form with places on the GB & NI team for the IAAF World Championships in Moscow up for grabs.
With three days of first-class athletics action on offer, this is a weekend of athletics not to be missed. Watch the best athletes in Britain go head to head as they look to book a place on the plane to Russia and share the excitement with your friends and family!
Buy your tickets now and support your British athletes to victory! Click here or call 08000 556056
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