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Sport in South West London Get healthy or simply be entertained with a wide selection of sports on offer in South West London.

There’s a wealth of world-famous sporting events taking place in this area of London.

Every year Wimbledon [map] welcomes thousands and thousands of tennis fans and celebrities who flock to the Lawn Tennis Championships. Book well in advance for your centre court seat to see some of the world’s best players go head to head, as you relax and enjoy the very traditional strawberries and cream that accompany the unpredictable British weather. The tennis courts are located at Church Road, Wimbledon.

The Michelob London Triathlon [map] also begins in SW at Lower Grosvenor Place, SW1. See international athletes warm up to participate in the gruelling annual swim, cycle, and running tournament.

Football dominates the scene with both Fulham and Chelsea Football Clubs in the area.

Fulham Football Club [map] is located at Craven Cottage, Stevenage Road, while Chelsea Football Club [map] is over in Stamford Bridge, Fulham Road.

However, this isn’t the only football in the area. Prepare for a great evening of fun at the England Monarchs American Football Club [map] , Crystal Palace Arena. Cheer on the Monarchs who are one of the most successful American football clubs in Britain. Grab a beer and dance along with the Monarchs’ cheerleaders.

Australian football is extremely popular in this area. The British Australian Rules Football League [map] is based here at Quicks Road, and spectators can watch top teams such as The Wandsworth Demons in action at Clapham Common.

Watch top athletes in action at the Brixton Recreation Centre [map] , Brixton Station Road, which is home to the Brixton TopCats – SW’s top basket ball team.

Rugby league and union are also popular with The Rosslyn Park Rugby Football Club [map] , Priory Lane, leading the way.

Lacrosse might be associated with school girl sports but in South West London it’s proving increasingly popular. If you fancy learning more about this highly-charged and competitive sport contact The Putney Lacrosse Club [map] , Barnes Sports Club, Lonsdale Road, or Spencer Lacrosse Club [map] , Fieldview, off Burntwood Lane.

There’s a range of other sports to choose from including Fencing [map] at St Paul’s School Fencing Salle, Lonsdale Road, Barnes, rowing at The Putney Thames Rowing Club, Putney Embankment, and extreme sports including roller hockey and skating at The Battersea Youth Centre [map], Hope Street.

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