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Top Sport-related places to visit in London.



Sporting related places abound in London where many of the World's great sporting institutions were founded. Sporting stadiums, sporting gestures and great sportsmen and women can be found in here:

TOP 10 SPORT RELATED SIGHTS IN LONDON:

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11. Wimbledon, Lawn Tennis Club @ Church Road, Wimbledon
12. Sir Alf Ramsey was born here @ Five Elms Road, Becontree, Dagenham
13. Peter Storey's Pub @ 113 Southgate Road, Islington
14. Steve Davis started here @ 71 Kirkham Street, Plumstead, London
15. Henman Hill or Murray Mound? @ Aorangi Terrace, All England Club, Wimbledon
16. Cricketer WG Grace lived here @ Fairmount, Mottingham Lane, Mottingham
17. Henry VIII's tennis court @ Hampton Court Gardens, London
18. Pickles World Cup Find @ St Valery, Beulah Hill, Norwood
19. Green Pond Road Stadium @ Green Pond Road, Walthamstow
20. Freemasons Arms: Birth of FA @ 81-82 Long Acre, Covent Garden, London
21. Fred Perry and The Brentham Club @ 38a Meadvale Road, Ealing
22. Scottish Castle in London @ Green Lanes, Stoke Newington
23. Dorothea Lambert Chambers' house @ 7 North Common Road, Ealing
24. London's Female Gladiator @ 159 Great Dover Street, Southwark
25. London's Oldest Swimming Baths @ Forest Hill Swimming Pools, Dartmouth Road, Lond
26. To Dare is To Do @ Bill Nicholson Way, 748 High Road, Tottenham
27. Eric Bristow played Darts here @ The Red Lion, 132 Stoke Newington Church Street
28. Crews Hill Golf Course @ Cattlegate Road, Crews Hill, Enfield
29. Simpsons: Home of Chess @ 100 Strand, London
30. Brockwell Lido @ Brockwell Park, Dulwich Road
31. WG Grace's Day Job @ 7 Lawrie Park Road, Sydenham, London
32. Are you the Dude? @ Victoria House, Bloomsbury Place
33. The Butcher's Hook @ 477 Fulham Road, Chelsea, London
34. Blythe Hill Tavern @ 319 Stanstead Road
35. Arsenal's old Invicta Ground @ Hector Street, Plumstead
36. The 2012 Olympic Stadium @ Marshgate Lane, Stratford, London
37. Joe Cole's early school years @ Masbro Rd, Marylebone
38. Ruislip Lido: Young Ones! @ Reservoir Road, Ruislip
39. Denis Compton lived here @ 20 Alexandra Road, Hendon
40. The Australian @ 29 Milner Street, Chelsea
41. The Royal Oak @ 83 Woodman St, London
42. Danny the Footie Chairman @ Eltham Green Road
43. The A & R Club @ 142 Charing Cross Road
44. Bobby 'Dazzler' George @ 267 Romford Road, Forest Gate, London
45. The Dog and Fox @ 24 High Street, Wimbledon, London
46. A Horse and a Pint @ Knightsbridge Green
47. Hurlingham Park @ Hurlingham Road, Fulham, London
48. Tooting Bec Lido @ Tooting Bec Road
49. Arsenal and The Sutton Arms @ 193 Caledonian Road, Islington
50. Hendon Hall @ Ashley Lane, Hendon, London
51. The Oval @ Kennington Oval, Kennington
52. Ashley Cole's The Collection @ 264 Brompton Road, London
53. 1st Channel swimmer lived here @ The Limes, New Road, Bedfont
54. Battersea Park @ Battersea
55. King of Punk @ 14 Soho Street, London
56. Martin Peters lived here @ 103 Raydons Road, Becontree
57. Olympics 2012: Eton Manor @ Quarter Mile Lane, Olympic Village, Stratford
58. BBC Media Village and White City @ Wood Lane, London
59. Herbert Chapman lived here @ 6 Haslemere Avenue, Hendon, London
60. Ballet, Footie & Blue Coats @ Old Dover Road, Blackheath
61. Bloodgate Source @ 268 Lavender Hill, London
62. Four Minute Mile in 18th Century @ Hackney Road, Shoreditch
63. UK's 1st Ten Pin Bowling Alley @ 158 Clapton Common, Stamford Hill
64. Wanstead Flats @ Wanstead
65. Herne Hill Velodrome @ Burbage Road
66. Portal: Chelsea celeb eatery @ 88 St John Street, Farringdon
67. Ted Terry dealt a Red Card @ Unit 4/Retail Park/Fleming Rd, Chafford Hundred
68. Sir Learie lived here @ 101 Lexham Gardens, Earls Court
69. Mr Bodybuilding lived here @ 161 Holland Park Avenue
70. Teddy Sheringham lived here @ Malvern Avenue, Highams Park
71. World's Oldest Rugby Union Club @ Princess of Wales, 1a Montpelier Row, Blackheath
72. Setanta was born here @ 268 Northfield Avenue, Northfields, Ealing, Lond
73. Fred Perry lived here @ 223 Pitshanger Lane, Ealing
74. Olympics 2012: BMX Circuit @ Stratford
75. London's Oasis in the Park @ Serpentine Lido, Hyde Park Corner
76. London: Tornado capital? @ Whitmore Gardens, Kensal Rise
77. Peter May Sports Centre @ 135 Wadham Road, Walthamstow, London
78. Home to the Blues or Pensioners @ Stamford Bridge
79. Dorset Square: Home of Cricket? @ Dorset Square, Marylebone
80. Swimming prodigy Agnes Beckwith @ 74 Kennington Road, Southwark
81. Westminster Boating Base @ 136 Grosvenor Road
82. Rugby Was Born Here @ St Clement Danes Church, Strand
83. Doggett's Coat and Badge @ 1 Blackfriars Bridge, Southwark
84. A mad day playing Rugby @ The Athletic Ground, Kew Foot Road
85. Londons Oldest Football Team @ Hayes Lane, Bromley
86. Moor Park Golf Club @ Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
87. The German Gymnasium @ Pancras Road, Kings Cross
88. Fulham's Craven Cottage @ Stevenage Road, Fulham
89. Sutcliffe and Holmes Big Stand @ Leyton County Ground, High Road, Leyton
90. Olympics 2012: Basketball Arena @ Olympic Park, Stratford
91. Tottenham Hotspurs Formed Here @ Church Road, Tottenham, London
92. The Freemason's Arms @ 32 Downshire Hill, Hampstead, London
93. Urban Golf, Soho @ 33 Great Pulteney Street
94. Selhurst Park @ Whitehorse Lane, Croydon
95. Pinochet's Priory House Arrest @ Winchmore Hill
96. World Cup was stolen from here @ Central Hall, Westminster
97. Olympics 2012: Main Stadium @ Marshgate Lane, Stratford
98. A Delight off Shoreditch @ Arnold Circus
99. What no Vicar? @ Bishop's Avenue, Hammersmith and Fulham
100. The Dark Destoyer schooled here @ Loxford Lane, Ilford
101. Swimming prodigy Beckwith born @ 16b Walcot Place West, Lambeth
102. Kenwood Ladies' Bathing Pond @ Hampstead Heath, off Millfield Lane, Highgate
103. Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy @ Hampstead Ponds
104. Deerfoot Ran Here @ Wick Road, Hackney Wick
105. Olympics 2012: Velodrome @ Olympic Village, Stratford
106. Cricket in Covent Garden @ 21 Cranbourn Street, Covent Garden, London
107. Superhoops in the Bush @ Loftus Road, South Africa Road, Shepherds Bush
108. Walthamstow Dogs to Close @ Chingford Road, London
109. Charlton's The Valley @ Floyd Road, Charlton
110. Marshall Street Baths @ Marshall Street, Westminster