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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:

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11. Terry Venables lived here @ 170 Bonham Road, Becontree
12. Peter Storey's Pub @ 113 Southgate Road, Islington
13. Wimble-gone: Plough Lane @ Plough Lane, Wimbledon
14. Sir Alf Ramsey was born here @ Five Elms Road, Becontree, Dagenham
15. Cricketer WG Grace lived here @ Fairmount, Mottingham Lane, Mottingham
16. Freemasons Arms: Birth of FA @ 81-82 Long Acre, Covent Garden, London
17. Steve Davis started here @ 71 Kirkham Street, Plumstead, London
18. Pickles World Cup Find @ St Valery, Beulah Hill, Norwood
19. Henman Hill or Murray Mound? @ Aorangi Terrace, All England Club, Wimbledon
20. Green Pond Road Stadium @ Green Pond Road, Walthamstow
21. Henry VIII's tennis court @ Hampton Court Gardens, London
22. To Dare is To Do @ Bill Nicholson Way, 748 High Road, Tottenham
23. London's Female Gladiator @ 159 Great Dover Street, Southwark
24. Blythe Hill Tavern @ 319 Stanstead Road
25. Eric Bristow played Darts here @ The Red Lion, 132 Stoke Newington Church Street
26. Scottish Castle in London @ Green Lanes, Stoke Newington
27. WG Grace's Day Job @ 7 Lawrie Park Road, Sydenham, London
28. Dorothea Lambert Chambers' house @ 7 North Common Road, Ealing
29. Crews Hill Golf Course @ Cattlegate Road, Crews Hill, Enfield
30. Brockwell Lido @ Brockwell Park, Dulwich Road
31. 1st Channel swimmer lived here @ The Limes, New Road, Bedfont
32. Fred Perry and The Brentham Club @ 38a Meadvale Road, Ealing
33. Arsenal's old Invicta Ground @ Hector Street, Plumstead
34. Ruislip Lido: Young Ones! @ Reservoir Road, Ruislip
35. Denis Compton lived here @ 20 Alexandra Road, Hendon
36. Tooting Bec Lido @ Tooting Bec Road
37. London's Oldest Swimming Baths @ Forest Hill Swimming Pools, Dartmouth Road, Lond
38. Joe Cole's early school years @ Masbro Rd, Marylebone
39. The Butcher's Hook @ 477 Fulham Road, Chelsea, London
40. The 2012 Olympic Stadium @ Marshgate Lane, Stratford, London
41. Hurlingham Park @ Hurlingham Road, Fulham, London
42. Simpsons: Home of Chess @ 100 Strand, London
43. Are you the Dude? @ Victoria House, Bloomsbury Place
44. The Australian @ 29 Milner Street, Chelsea
45. A Horse and a Pint @ Knightsbridge Green
46. The A & R Club @ 142 Charing Cross Road
47. Arsenal and The Sutton Arms @ 193 Caledonian Road, Islington
48. Ashley Cole's The Collection @ 264 Brompton Road, London
49. The Royal Oak @ 83 Woodman St, London
50. Danny the Footie Chairman @ Eltham Green Road
51. Bobby 'Dazzler' George @ 267 Romford Road, Forest Gate, London
52. The Dog and Fox @ 24 High Street, Wimbledon, London
53. BBC Media Village and White City @ Wood Lane, London
54. Fulham's Craven Cottage @ Stevenage Road, Fulham
55. Bloodgate Source @ 268 Lavender Hill, London
56. Martin Peters lived here @ 103 Raydons Road, Becontree
57. Hammersmith Palais @ 242 Shepherds Bush Road, Hammersmith, London
58. Herbert Chapman lived here @ 6 Haslemere Avenue, Hendon, London
59. The Oval @ Kennington Oval, Kennington
60. Hendon Hall @ Ashley Lane, Hendon, London
61. Dorset Square: Home of Cricket? @ Dorset Square, Marylebone
62. King of Punk @ 14 Soho Street, London
63. Olympics 2012: Eton Manor @ Quarter Mile Lane, Olympic Village, Stratford
64. Teddy Sheringham lived here @ Malvern Avenue, Highams Park
65. Westminster Boating Base @ 136 Grosvenor Road
66. Herne Hill Velodrome @ Burbage Road
67. Doggett's Coat and Badge @ 1 Blackfriars Bridge, Southwark
68. Ted Terry dealt a Red Card @ Unit 4/Retail Park/Fleming Rd, Chafford Hundred
69. Sir Learie lived here @ 101 Lexham Gardens, Earls Court
70. Four Minute Mile in 18th Century @ Hackney Road, Shoreditch
71. A mad day playing Rugby @ The Athletic Ground, Kew Foot Road
72. Setanta was born here @ 268 Northfield Avenue, Northfields, Ealing, Lond
73. Mr Bodybuilding lived here @ 161 Holland Park Avenue
74. Ballet, Footie & Blue Coats @ Old Dover Road, Blackheath
75. Battersea Park @ Battersea
76. Fred Perry lived here @ 223 Pitshanger Lane, Ealing
77. London's Oasis in the Park @ Serpentine Lido, Hyde Park Corner
78. Pinochet's Priory House Arrest @ Winchmore Hill
79. Rugby Was Born Here @ St Clement Danes Church, Strand
80. Home to the Blues or Pensioners @ Stamford Bridge
81. Swimming prodigy Agnes Beckwith @ 74 Kennington Road, Southwark
82. World's Oldest Rugby Union Club @ Princess of Wales, 1a Montpelier Row, Blackheath
83. Peter May Sports Centre @ 135 Wadham Road, Walthamstow, London
84. World Cup was stolen from here @ Central Hall, Westminster
85. Olympics 2012: Basketball Arena @ Olympic Park, Stratford
86. Moor Park Golf Club @ Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
87. What no Vicar? @ Bishop's Avenue, Hammersmith and Fulham
88. Olympics 2012: BMX Circuit @ Stratford
89. Sutcliffe and Holmes Big Stand @ Leyton County Ground, High Road, Leyton
90. Olympics 2012: Main Stadium @ Marshgate Lane, Stratford
91. Tottenham Hotspurs Formed Here @ Church Road, Tottenham, London
92. Londons Oldest Football Team @ Hayes Lane, Bromley
93. London: Tornado capital? @ Whitmore Gardens, Kensal Rise
94. Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy @ Hampstead Ponds
95. Deerfoot Ran Here @ Wick Road, Hackney Wick
96. The Freemason's Arms @ 32 Downshire Hill, Hampstead, London
97. The Dark Destoyer schooled here @ Loxford Lane, Ilford
98. Wanstead Flats @ Wanstead
99. Portal: Chelsea celeb eatery @ 88 St John Street, Farringdon
100. Olympics 2012: Velodrome @ Olympic Village, Stratford
101. Selhurst Park @ Whitehorse Lane, Croydon
102. A Delight off Shoreditch @ Arnold Circus
103. Illuminated Ponies @ Rotten Row, Hyde Park
104. The German Gymnasium @ Pancras Road, Kings Cross
105. Marlow Rowing Club @ Marlow Bridge Lane, Marlow, Buckinghamshire
106. Urban Golf, Soho @ 33 Great Pulteney Street
107. Swimming prodigy Beckwith born @ 16b Walcot Place West, Lambeth
108. The Champion @ 11-12 Wells Street, Oxford Street
109. Olympics 2012: Kapoor Sculpture @ Olympic Park, London
110. Superhoops in the Bush @ Loftus Road, South Africa Road, Shepherds Bush