Sport in Birmingham

Football Season Preview for Birmingham Clubs (and Neighbours!)

It may only feel like the football season has ended. With so much action – even deep into June – there almost isn’t a close season these… Read more »

Commonwealth Cultures Celebrated This Summer at the Annual This Is My City Festival

Forming part of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Cultural festival as part of the build up to the Birmingham 2022 games, the annual This Is My City festival,… Read more »

New cycling facilities open at Cannock Chase Forest ahead of Birmingham 2022

Forestry Commission Chair, Sir William Worsley officially opened the impressive new cycling facilities on Friday 20 May at Forestry England Cannock Chase Forest. Showcased at the event… Read more »

Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay completes 200th day of journey

25 April 2022, marks the 200th day of the Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay, with recent visits to nations and territories in the Americas and the Caribbean,… Read more »

3 course lunch and with Barry Hearn OBE and signed copy of Barry’s book ‘My Life’ – Tuesday 17th May

Join us for a spectacular book launch and lunch with the UK’s biggest sports promoter, Barry Hearn, OBE. Matchroom founder and the man who has provided the… Read more »

Birmingham 2022 celebrates 100 days to go at completed Sandwell Aquatics Centre as tickets go back on sale

Construction at the Sandwell Aquatics Centre has been completed 100 days before the start of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Swimmers and divers gather at the brand-new… Read more »

Batonbearers in West Midlands confirmed to ‘Take It On’ and carry Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton

The Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games has confirmed the inspirational people from communities across the West Midlands who will take on the role of Batonbearer in the Queen’s… Read more »

Top Venues for Sports Fans in Birmingham

Birmingham is a city that oozes sporting heritage. Over the years, Brum has gifted the world many famous footballing stars, like Jack Badham, Lee Carsley, and Paul… Read more »

Exhibition Puts Local Sporting Communities in Focus

An exciting new photographic exhibition celebrating local sporting communities will open at multiple venues across Birmingham and Sandwell on 4 April as part of the Birmingham 2022… Read more »

International delegates visit Birmingham ahead of Commonwealth Games

More than 90 delegates representing 58 Commonwealth nations and territories have visited the West Midlands this week as part of their preparations for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth… Read more »

Meet the Birmingham 2022 squash stars and give squash a try

Thousands of commuters and Birmingham residents are set to discover the exciting sport of squash and meet the world’s best players ahead of this year’s Birmingham 2022… Read more »

Eye-catching all-glass squash court popping up in Birmingham’s New Street Station

Thousands of commuters and Birmingham residents are set to discover the exciting sport of squash and meet the world’s best players ahead of this year’s Birmingham 2022… Read more »

Which sports are in the Commonwealth Games 2022?

Which sports will be included in The Commonwealth Games 2022? What type of sporting events will there be compared to say, The Olympics? We take a look… Read more »

The Commonwealth Games – Birmingham 2022, a run-down for beginners!

The Commonwealth Games are coming.. taking place in Birmingham in 2022, the CG or otherwise known as the Friendly Games, is second only, in athletics to the… Read more »

Birmingham’s sporting heritage comes alive in 2022!

Birmingham is gearing up for an exciting 2022, with the Commonwealth Games taking place over the summer months, the sporting world will be focusing their attention on… Read more »

The Commonwealth Games 2022 taking shape in Birmingham

With the Commonwealth Games taking place in Birmingham this year, many sports fans will be getting ready to enjoy a host of sporting events, taking full advantage… Read more »

How To Engage With Your Sports Team From Afar

Football is everywhere, and sometimes supporting your team is not as simple as rocking up at the ground with a scarf, hat and ticket. Overall, football attendances… Read more »

The Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay completes visit to Australia

The Queen’s Baton has spent four days in Australia The Baton’s final day in Australia marks the 165th day of its journey Next, the Baton will begin… Read more »

The Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay celebrates Commonwealth Day in New Zealand

The Queen’s Baton spent four days in New Zealand Commonwealth Day was celebrated on 14 March while the Baton was in Wellington The Baton will now spend… Read more »

What impact has Steven Gerrard had at Aston Villa in his first few months in charge?

Birmingham is a city which has a real passion for certain things. This can be seen in the local entertainment scene, where the range of clubs and… Read more »

2021/22 Championship Title Hotting Up!

The Championship football league has undergone many name changes over the years, but is essentially still known as league two to most Brits. It is a hotbed… Read more »

Who will win the Premier League Title 2021/22?

When Leicester F.C. won the Premier Football League title in 2015–16, online betting companies such as 20 Bet suddenly became a port of call for those wishing… Read more »

Why Aston Villa’s future is looking bright

There’s been a lot of change at Villa Park over the past couple of months, and fans are excited for what’s in store for the future for… Read more »

St. Patrick’s celebrations return to Digbeth with a host of events at The Old Crown

St. Patrick’s celebrations return to Digbeth with a host of events at The Old Crown

The Old Crown will be bringing their St. Patrick’s festival #DigbethStPats back to Birmingham this March for the first time since the Covid-19 pandemic, forcing the celebrations… Read more »

Three players to watch in the men’s singles at the Australian Open

The Australian Open is on the horizon and after months of speculation, it has finally been confirmed that defending champion Novak Djokovic will, in fact, be participating… Read more »

Sixes – the world’s first social cricket entertainment experience is coming to Birmingham!

Mark 16 December in your diaries. Sixes – the world’s first social cricket entertainment experience – is coming to Birmingham! You’ll be able to swing for the… Read more »

What to look for when choosing running capris for women

Choosing the best running capris requires much patience and research. While all capris are apparently the same, there are some little details that make a difference in… Read more »

Birmingham Sports News – The Latest on Football in the City

Watching the Euro 2020 tournament has made the City of Birmingham very proud. Jack Grealish has had a major input in England’s success so far, terrifying defences… Read more »

What Does the 2021-22 Premier League Season Have in Store for Aston Villa?

As sports fans look forward to the first matches of the new Premier League season, on August 14, it’s interesting to consider just how well Aston Villa… Read more »

Denmark flying high after Russia win

After all the trauma and difficulties Denmark’s footballers have endured at Euro 2020, the 4-1 win over Russia which secured their place in the knockout stage felt… Read more »

This Is My City festival to take place on June 12th to 13th

This Is My City festival to take place on June 12th to 13th

The annual festival celebrating the diverse communities of Birmingham, ‘This Is My City’, will take place on June 12th – 13th and this year will welcome a… Read more »

Rugby club launches football and women’s rugby college courses for teens

To go alongside its already popular men’s rugby college course, Birmingham Moseley Rugby Club’s academy has introduced football and women’s rugby courses for local teens aged 16+…. Read more »

SPOTY recognition for Hollie Doyle is credit to her incredible year

As 2020 draws to a close, the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award gives us the chance to reflect back on the sporting year and give… Read more »

Dominic Thiem can now count himself a true champion, and will relish the French Open

Dominic Thiem had nothing left. As his opponent’s wayward backhand found only the tramlines, the Austrian sank to the ground, exhausted breaths leaving his body in heavy… Read more »

Tour de France: Who were the last four winners of the white jersey?

It may be taking place later than planned, but there was a time when the 2020 Tour de France may not have been raced at all. It… Read more »

Roxy Ball Room Birmingham Re-Opens

Roxy Ball Room Birmingham Re-Opens

#Digbethballers can return to the site ‘full Roxy-style’ on Saturday 1st August, provided they book in advance The ‘home of competitive social gaming’, Roxy Ball Room Birmingham is re-opening on Saturday 1st August for… Read more »

Historical flashback: The Cheltenham Gold Cup through the decades

2020 brings the start of a new decade for horse racing, and a chance for new names to come to the fore. Whether it’s jockeys or trainers,… Read more »

The 5 Biggest Events in the Sporting Calendar

For sports fans around the world, there’s so much choice that there are sometimes too many options to choose from. Whether it is winter or summer, you’ve… Read more »

A Brief History of Horse-Racing in Birmingham

Not everyone is aware that horse-racing has a long and fascinating history in Birmingham. It is believed that that the first racecourse here opened in the mid-19th… Read more »

A Look Ahead to 2020’s Biggest Sporting Events in Birmingham

2020 promises to be an exciting year for sport-lovers in Birmingham. So far this year, we have seen New Zealand’s Silver Ferns beat Jamaica in the final… Read more »

Can England secure their first Six Nations title since 2017?

With the 2020 Six Nations Championship getting underway next month, England will be hoping to secure their first title since 2017 – when they lost only to… Read more »

Roxy Ball Room Birmingham Opens in the heart of Digbeth

Roxy Ball Room Birmingham Opens in the heart of Digbeth

The ‘home of competitive social gaming’, Roxy Ball Room, has launched in Digbeth. The 13,000 sq ft space, which offers pool, beer pong, shuffleboard and arcade games, is the ninth venue for… Read more »

An evening with Paul McGrath at The Old Crown Digbeth

Join The Old Crown for an unmissable evening with an Irish sporting legend. Paul McGrath will be reminiscing about his career. Explaining how he became one of… Read more »

A Day at the Races

A Day at the Races

Birmingham is Britain’s second largest city and has an endless choice of football teams playing locally, along with countless alternative sporting events to enjoy. So it is… Read more »

Are You Avoiding These Common Mistakes in Sports Betting?

Predicting sports results and placing a wager on the outcome has been very popular for ages. Sports betting is very common and now legal in some countries… Read more »

Wilder v Ortiz II: since they last met

Since winning the WBC heavyweight title against Canadian Bermane Stiverne in January 2015, Deontay Wilder has managed to retain it against every opponent he has faced. The… Read more »

Top alternative sporting events to see in Birmingham

As the UK’s second largest city, Birmingham has a long and proud heritage. A diverse and modern city, it uses this rich tradition of excellence to move… Read more »

Sadler’s Brewing Co. Pulls a Blinder with Football Partnerships

Sadler’s Brewing Co., a six-generation, family-run craft brewery has built on its strategic partnerships with a further football team in its heartland, with Sadler’s Peaky Blinder Lager… Read more »

Birmingham’s Oldest Pub The Old Crown To Show Wimbledon Live On The Big Screen This July

Birmingham’s Oldest Pub The Old Crown To Show Wimbledon Live On The Big Screen This July

The Old Crown also takes home Traditional Pub of the Year at the 2019 Midlands Food, Drink & Hospitality Awards The Old Crown’s outdoor screen will be… Read more »

Wimbledon 2019: Djokovic confirms he has added Ivanisevic to his coaching team

If you bet on Wimbledon, Novak Djokovic is the current favourite to win the tournament outright, and the Serbian may just have enhanced those chances further with… Read more »