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London is home to some of the biggest and oldest sporting venues in the World.

Love football? Then a visit to London can't be without a trip to the 'home of football', the brand new Wembley Stadium - The 90,000 capacity venue is second largest stadium in Europe and home to England's national team, The F.A Cup final, Football League Cup, Football League Trophy and The Champions League Final. In 2012 it will also host the Football Finals of the London 2012 Olympics.

If Rugby is your thing then the Twickenham Stadium - The Home of Rugby - is the largest dedicated rugby union venue in the world seating an impressive 82,000.

For Tennis fans, London is home to Wimbledon, the oldest tennis tournement in the world.

Cricket fans will love the Home of Cricket - Lord's. Lord's is also home to the MCC Museum, the world's oldest sporting museum and, to this day, it remains both world-class and world-famous. While it contains a wide range of exhibits, it is best-known for being the home of The Ashes.

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Wembley Stadium

Wembley Stadium, The 90,000 capacity venue is second largest stadium in Europe, and serves as England's national stadium. It is the home venue of the England national football team, and hosts the latter stages of the top level domestic club cup competition, the FA Cup.



Ascot Racecourse

Ascot Racecourse, Ascot stages twenty-five days of racing over the course of the year, comprising sixteen Flat meetings held in the months of May and October. The Royal Meeting, held in June, remains a major draw, the highlight being the Ascot Gold Cup.



Emirates Stadium - Arsenal FC

Emirates Stadium - Arsenal FC, The Emirates Stadium, often known simply as the Emirates, is a football stadium located in Holloway in the London Borough of Islington and is the home of Arsenal Football Club.



Epsom Downs Racecourse

Epsom Downs Racecourse is one of the most famous racecourses in the world. Located just 30 minutes from London, Epsom Downs Racecourse hosts a selection of racing, music and family events including the Investec Derby Festival.



Loftus Road Stadium

Loftus Road Stadium, Loftus Road is a football stadium in Shepherds Bush, London. It is home to Queens Park Rangers and has a capacity of around 20,000.



Lords Cricket Ground

Lords Cricket Ground, Lord's has long been seen as the 'Home of Cricket' and the game's spiritual 'headquarters'. But its importance is not merely historical. In practice it remains, to this day, perhaps the most important single place in world cricket.



Queens Tennis Club

Queens Tennis Club, Established in 1886, The Queen's Club was the first multipurpose sports complex ever to be built, anywhere in the world.



Stamford Bridge - Chelsea FC

Stamford Bridge - Chelsea FC, Stamford Bridge is a football stadium in Fulham, in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham, west London, that is home to Chelsea Football Club.



The Boleyn Ground - Upton Park - West Ham FC

The Boleyn Ground, often colloquially referred to as Upton Park due to its location in Upton Park, East London, is the football stadium of West Ham United.



The London Olympic Stadium

The London Olympic Stadium will be the centrepiece of the 2012 Summer Olympics and Paralympics. The stadium will be located at Marshgate Lane in Stratford in the Lower Lea Valley and will have a capacity for the Games of approximately 80,000



The Oval Cricket Ground

The Oval Cricket Ground, The Oval is the home ground of Surrey County Cricket Club, and also traditionally hosts the final Test match of each English summer season in late August or early September.



The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC

The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC, The Valley is a 27,111-capacity sports stadium in Charlton, London, England. Its home to Charlton Athletic Football Club.



Twickenham Stadium

Twickenham Stadium, the home of England rugby. Seating an impressive 82,000 spectators, Twickenham is the largest dedicated rugby union venue in the world.



VeloPark

VeloPark, During the London 2012 Games the VeloPark will host Track Cycling, Paralympic Track Cycling and the BMX events.



White Hart Lane - Tottenham Hotspur FC

White Hart Lane - Tottenham Hotspur FC, White Hart Lane is an all-seater football stadium in Tottenham, London. Built in 1899, it is the home of Tottenham Hotspur, the stadium has a capacity of 36,310.



Wimbledon - All England Club

Wimbledon, The Championships Wimbledon, or simply Wimbledon, is the oldest tennis tournament in the world and is generally considered the most prestigious. It has been held at the All England Club in the London suburb of Wimbledon since 1877



Windsor Racecourse

Windsor Racecourse, Windsor Racecourse, also known as Royal Windsor Racecourse is a thoroughbred horse racing venue located in Windsor, Berkshire.