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Sporting Events in London January – March 2017

London is an incredible city in many respects, this large metropolis dominates the world stage in entertainment, sporting events and cultural things to do.

There is no particular season for sporting events in London as it holds international competitions every week of the year in one sport or another.

In this blog we focus on sporting events that are happening in the capital in the first three months of 2017.

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London Winter Run

Feb – 5th

Take in some of London’s most famous landmarks as the Cancer Research UK London Winter Run returns to the capital’s streets to raise much needed funds for the deserved charity.

In 2016 the Cancer Research UK London Winter Run saw more than 15,000 people conquer the cold to run 10km through the closed roads of Central London.

This immensely popular event sees thousands of runners negotiate a route past top sights such as Nelson’s Column, St Paul’s Cathedral, The Bank of England and many more – there is also an event village based in Trafalgar Square.

RBS 6 Nations

Feb – March Twickenham

The RBS 6 Nations once again rolls into town for three England home games, defending champions England will have their work cut out to achieve last year’s success.

The RBS 6 Nations is broadcast in 190 countries and streamed live in another 20, it does not just boat the best players in world rugby, but also has the title of the most watched annual rugby Championship on the planet.

Feb 4th – England v France
Feb 26th – England v Italy
March 11th – England v Scotland

David Haye v Tony Bellew

March 4th – O2 Arena

Former World champions David Haye and Tony Bellew will clash in a Heavyweight blockbuster at the O2 in London.

Former two-weight World champion Haye returned from a three and a half year absence from the ring in January at the O2 with a first round KO win over Mark De Mori, following that in the same venue in April with another KO over Arnold Gjergjaj. The Hayemaker has dominated the ring for over a decade, crowned the Cruiserweight King, unifying the division in March 2008 with a fine win over Enzo Maccarinelli again at the O2.

Tony Bellew will provide stiff opposition for Haye and this will prove to be a great contest, not to be missed.

These events are just a glimpse of what is coming up in terms of sporting activities in London during the first few months of 2017. If you are visiting the capital at this time then be sure to keep your eyes on what is coming up and when.