Sport in Birmingham

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 »

US Open 2019 Remembering Serena Williams’ six wins

She may well be coming into the twilight years of her glorious tennis career, yet Serena Williams has been installed as the early favourite to land her… Read more »

Cricket and Cocktails This Summer at The Gentleman And Scholar Pub

Enjoy all the action of the Cricket World Cup this summer at The Gentleman and Scholar pub based within Hyatt Regency Birmingham. With a large TV screen… Read more »

When Aston Villa won the European Cup

English teams may dominate the Champions League this season, with Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester City, Manchester United and Liverpool all vying for a place in the semi-finals, but… Read more »