Sport in Birmingham

The Harlem Globetrotters Announce 2023 World Tour

The Harlem Globetrotters 2023 World Tour is coming with game like never before! Your favorite Globetrotter stars are bringing out their amazing basketball skill, outrageous athleticism and… Read more »

Luna Springs to host Brum’s biggest World Cup Fan Zone

Digbeth-based party venue Luna Springs is set to show all games from this year’s World Cup from 21st November – 18th December. Kicking off with England v… Read more »

Bid to save playing fields gains cross-party support

Birmingham residents have gained cross-party support in a long-standing campaign to save their playing fields from developers. The Conservative Mayor of the West Midlands Andy Street, Yardley… Read more »

Birmingham 2022 Batonbearers to be given a commemorative Baton to remember the Queen’s Baton Relay

Batonbearers who took part in the English leg of the Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay will be gifted a souvenir Baton in celebration of their involvement. Key… Read more »

New polling shows almost half the country tuned in, turned up or followed the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games online

New polling shows almost half the country tuned in, turned up or followed the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games online 8 in 10 people think major UK events… Read more »

How Are The Blues Doing So Far This Season

The Championship season has only just got underway, but Birmingham City’s season already feels as though it is at an important crossroads. The Blues are the clear… Read more »

Gold Deaf-friendly Standard for Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022

The Birmingham 2022 Organising Committee becomes the first organisation to receive the Bronze, Silver and now Gold Deaf-friendly Standard. There have been over 260 gold medals awarded… Read more »

We Love Birmingham! Athletes’ thoughts on the city

The Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games have brought out the very best of the West Midlands and attracted more than a million visitors, wowing locals and tourists alike… Read more »

Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay in the West Midlands 11 moments across 11 days

With the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games in full swing, we take a look back at the final days leading up to the sport, as the Queen’s Baton… Read more »

Becky Hill to perform at Beach Volleyball on Wednesday 3 August

Becky Hill has been confirmed to play at Beach Volleyball on Wednesday 3 August Performance will continue a summer of music, sport and culture across Birmingham British… Read more »

Birmingham 2022 to set new record for women’s cricket attendance

A record number of people have bought tickets to watch the women’s T20 cricket competition at Birmingham 2022. So far, over 150,000 tickets have been sold, beating… Read more »

Alex Yee Wins First Gold Of Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

Team England triathlete Alex Yee claimed the first Gold Medal of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games today. Alex Yee finished the Men’s Individual (Sprint Distance) Triathlon in… Read more »

Westside BID Presents Commonman Games. Free Sports and Fun For All In Birmingham This Summer

Westside BID Presents Commonman Games. Free Sports and Fun For All In Birmingham This Summer

A fun series of sports events that anyone can take part in free of charge has been arranged in Birmingham to celebrate the city holding the Commonwealth… Read more »

New campaign for Birmingham with 16 days to go until the Commonwealth Games!?

New campaign for Birmingham with 16 days to go until the Commonwealth Games!?

Tourism campaign aims to change visitors’ perceptions of West Midlands in run-up to exhilarating summer. A new campaign which aims to attract domestic leisure visitors in the… Read more »

Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games ‘Bring the Power’ to get youngsters moving ahead of main event

As Birmingham prepares to host the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, 65 local schools, and 10,000 children will take part in high energy sports workshops. On Wednesday (06… Read more »

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 »