London will host a large number and variety of top sporting events in the months and years to come. These events will bring some of the greatest athletes on the planet to the capital. In doing so, they will help maintain London’s position as the birthplace of world-class sport.
London is a uniquely diverse city, with more than 300 languages spoken on the streets of the capital. Almost every nation on earth has a resident fanbase here in the city.
Londoners are sports fanatics. The 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games demonstrated our passion and enthusiasm for world-class sports competition. More recently, London hosted matches in the 2020 UEFA European Football Championship, including England’s first major tournament final in 55 years. This summer, Brentford Community Stadium and Wembley Stadium will host European Women’s Championship matches, and we hope the Lionesses go even further. Learn more about the event.
We have a host of state-of-the-art sports venues: from London Stadium to Hyde Park; the Lee Valley Velodrome at Wembley Stadium; from the London Aquatics Center to the River Thames. No other city in the world can boast of having such a rich pool of elite sports facilities. The city is also one of the best connected in the world, with five airports serving 180 destinations.
London has hosted a number of iconic international sporting events and is expected to host even more in the years to come.
Events to come
London hosts a series of annual major sporting events in the city, including the NFL International Series, All England Tennis Championships and the FA Cup Final.
In addition to these regular appointments, London has secured a portfolio of events for the years to come, including:
These events will help maintain London’s status as the home of world-class sport. They will also ensure that the facilities built continue to be used for high-level international sporting events.