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Sport in Leicester

Visit Leicester for - Sport and Fitness

Leicester - a city truly passionate about sport...

Leicester is a great place for sport with passionate fans following the city's successful and historic football, cricket, basketball, speedway and hockey teams and one of Europe's leading rugby clubs.

Leicester City Football Club

Leicester City Football Club

Premier League Champions with a proud history. Founded in 1884 as Leicester Fosse, Leicester City has been home to many of football's greats including Peter Shilton, Frank Worthington, Gordon Banks and current internationals Riyad Mahrez and Jamie Vardy. Find out more about events, training sessions, stadium tours, the club and fixtures at the King Power Stadium...
> Find out more about Leicester City Football Club

Visit Leicester  - Leicestershire County Cricket Club

Leicestershire County Cricket Club

Currently playing in Division Two of the County Championship, the Foxes have a proud history dating back to 1879. The one day team, the Leicestershire Foxes, have become a leading Twenty20 side, winning the Cup three times. Visit their website to find out more about the club and fixtures at Grace Road...
> Leicestershire County Cricket Club official web site

Visit Leicester - Home of Leicester Tigers

Leicester Tigers Rugby Club

The Guinness Premiership Leicester Tigers have an illustrious history dating back to 1880. The Tigers are now the best-supported and most successful club in English rugby, occupying an enviable position in the game both at home and abroad. Visit their website to find out more about the club and fixtures at Welford Road...
> Leicester Tigers Rugby Club official web site

Visit Leicester - Leicester Riders

Leicester Riders Basketball

Founded in 1967, The Leicester Riders are the oldest professional club in British Basketball and founder members of the National Basketball League (NBL) in 1972 and the British Basketball League (BBL) in 1987. Visit their website to find out more about the club, fixtures and new home at the Leicester Community Sports Arena...
> Leicester Riders Basketball official web site

Visit Leicester for - Leicester Womens Hockey Club The Pukkas

Leicester Womens Hockey Club

Formed in 1894, Leicester Hockey Club is one of the most successful womens hockey clubs in the country. The "fantastic four" members from Leicester helped the Great Britain women's hockey team win their first Olympic medal in 20 years. Visit their website to find out more about the club and fixtures at Leicester Grammar School...
> Leicester Hockey Club official web site

Visit Leicester for Cycling and Sky Ride in Leicester

Cycling in Leicester

Find out about the annual Leicester Castle Classic race, Sky Ride and Leicester Cycle-city with maps, route finders, events, bike projects, cycling social enterprises and cycle training. Plus cycle hire and other cycling activities and information in the Leicester area...
> Ride Leicester Festival | > Castle Classic |> Leicester Cycling

Visit Leicester - Leicester Outdoor Persuits Centre

Leicester Outdoor Pursuits Centre

High quality, low cost, safe activities, including - canoeing, climbing, orienteering, abseiling, low ropes, high ropes, bell boating, archery, team games, quad biking, sports field and much more…
> Leicester Outdoor Pursuits Centre

Visit Leicester for - Leicester Racecourse

Leicester Racecourse

Leicester Racecourse, located in Oadby on the edge of Leicester, hosts both National Hunt and Flat racing. The popular racecourse offers a year-round race programme and family and Ladies Day special events. Visit their website to find out more and fixtures at Leicester Racecourse...
> Leicester Racecourse

Visit Leicester for... Leicester Lions Speedway

Leicester Lions Speedway

Speedway returned to Leicester in 2011 for the Premier League season, the city having a long history of speedway dating back to 1928 with the Blackbird Road team. Visit their website to find out more and fixtures at the Beaumont Sports Complex...
> Leicester Lions Speedway official web site

 

Visit Leicester - Leicester City Council Sport and Fitness Facilities

Leicester City Council Sport and Fitness Facilities

Thinking of joining a gym or fancy taking up a fun, new sporting activity? Leicester has lots to offer, why not get fit and active starting today? From beginners to seasoned athletes, you'll find something to suit all fitness levels.
> Sport and fitness in Leicester

 
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