Top 10 Sporting events in London for January 2016


This is the start of the sporting season for 2016 so listed below are our recommendations for the best sporting events of the month.


No 1. 3rd January 2016 “Crystal Palace V Chelsea” at Selhurst Park.    

Premier League Football Home fixture against the Blues.

No 2. 9th January 2016 “William Hill Lanzarote Hurdle Day” at Kempton Park Racecourse.   

Thrilling racing action over the fences returns with the first jump race fixture of the year.

No. 3. 9th January 2016 “FA Cup Third round Tottenham vs Leicester City” at White Hart Lane.

Should be an exciting game as both teams are on form, with Leicester currently top of the Premiership and Tottenham only losing one game since the start of the season.

No.4. 11th January 2016 “AWT Twilight” at Kempton Park Racecourse.

All-weather horse racing.

No.5.  13th January 2016 “AWT Twilight” at Kempton Park Racecourse.

All-weather horse racing

No.6. 13th January 2016 “Premiership game Tottenham vs Leicester City” at White Hart Lane.

A rematch after the FA cup game just 4 days earlier but this time for League points.

No. 7. 14th January 2016 “NBA Global Games “at O2 Arena.   

The NBA are back in London with the Orlando Magic taking on the Toronto Raptors. The Toronto Raptors are coming off a franchise best year, recording 49 wins to advance to the Playoffs, thanks to their pair of All-Star guards Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan. The Magic have a number of young up-and-coming players, including first-round draft picks Tobias Harris and Nikola Vucevic. They will be led by rookie head coach Scott Skiles, who played in London the last time the Magic crossed the Atlantic back in 1993.

No.8. 23rd January 2016 “Crystal Palace V Tottenham Hotspur” at Selhurst Park.

Premier League Fottball a Home fixture against Spurs.

No.9.   24th January 2016 “Arsenal FC V Chelsea FC” at Emirates Stadium.

Arsenal will be hoping to replicate the form that saw them defeat Chelsea in the Community Shield.

No.10.   31st January 2016 “Hyde Park 10km” at Hyde Park.

Part of The Royal Parks 10km Winter Race Series, from November to January. This race takes place in the iconic Hyde Park. Start time: 9:30. Mixed ability races – all runners are welcome.


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