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The Story Of The Man Who Founded The London Marathon

The Story Of The Man Who Founded The London Marathon

John Disley, who died yesterday. | By Londonist
Meet Sir Chris Hoy At The London Bike Show

Meet Sir Chris Hoy At The London Bike Show

50,000 expected at ExCeL. | By Andy Thornley
The Forgotten Story Of England's 'Greatest Black Footballer'

The Forgotten Story Of England's 'Greatest Black Footballer'

Laurie Cunningham blazed a trail for black players. | By Dermot Kavanagh
5 Fab Things To Do At Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park This Half Term

5 Fab Things To Do At Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park This Half Term

It's no ordinary park. | Sponsor
Where To Watch The 2016 Super Bowl In London

Where To Watch The 2016 Super Bowl In London

The best joints in town to catch Super Bowl 50. | By Andy Thornley
London's Best Indoor Energy-Burners For Kids

London's Best Indoor Energy-Burners For Kids

Perfect places to beat the weather and have heaps of fun. | By Londonist
Swimming Shorts: The YMCA Pool At Tottenham Court Road

Swimming Shorts: The YMCA Pool At Tottenham Court Road

Worldwide movement started here. | By Will Noble
10 Unusual Ways To Get Fit This February

10 Unusual Ways To Get Fit This February

Kill Cupid, yoga in the dark, pancake races. | By Zoe Craig
An Inaccurate Hand-Drawn Map Of Tooting Bec Lido

An Inaccurate Hand-Drawn Map Of Tooting Bec Lido

Sharks and all. | By Will Noble
London's New Football Stadiums: A Timeline

London's New Football Stadiums: A Timeline

Four new grounds on the way. | By Will Noble
Swimming Shorts: Doing Lengths In County Hall

Swimming Shorts: Doing Lengths In County Hall

London's biggest hotel pool. | By Will Noble
Top 10 Fun Ways To Get Fit In London This January

Top 10 Fun Ways To Get Fit In London This January

Because running is the new clubbing... | By Zoe Craig
The Man Who Sells A Literature Fanzine To West Ham Fans

The Man Who Sells A Literature Fanzine To West Ham Fans

Push is sold in pubs, on the streets and at West Ham games. | By Kyra Hanson
Who's Mourning Mourinho?

Who's Mourning Mourinho?

The decline and fall of Roman's empire. | By Londonist
The Sports Awards That Tyson Fury Is Definitely Not Invited To

The Sports Awards That Tyson Fury Is Definitely Not Invited To

It's older than the BBC's bash too. | By Londonist Staff
Deal Of The Day: Catch The London Lions At The British Basketball League

Deal Of The Day: Catch The London Lions At The British Basketball League

See them roar for half-price. | By Partner
4 Freezing Outdoor Swims In London

4 Freezing Outdoor Swims In London

Brrrr-ing it on. | By Lettie Mckie
Watch 70 Years Of Newly-Released Archive Football Footage

Watch 70 Years Of Newly-Released Archive Football Footage

Historical and often hilarious films. | By Stuart Black
Deal Of The Day: Hit The Ice For Half-Price At Wembley Park

Deal Of The Day: Hit The Ice For Half-Price At Wembley Park

Skate by Wembley Stadium for £6. | By Partner
Voga, Fight Club And Santa Runs: Fun Ways To Get Fit In London This December

Voga, Fight Club And Santa Runs: Fun Ways To Get Fit In London This December

Top ways to work up a sweat in London this month. | By Zoe Craig
Video: Freejumping At Acton's Trampoline Park

Video: Freejumping At Acton's Trampoline Park

Just jump. | By Londonist
Deal Of The Day: Love The Dogs At Wimbledon Greyhound Stadium

Deal Of The Day: Love The Dogs At Wimbledon Greyhound Stadium

A London tradition for under a fiver. | By Partner
Review: Cycle Revolution At The Design Museum

Review: Cycle Revolution At The Design Museum

Beautifully designed two-wheeled machines. | By Andy Thornley ★★★★★
Deal Of The Day: The Race Of Champions Zooms In On Saturday

Deal Of The Day: The Race Of Champions Zooms In On Saturday

See Vettel, Button and more do their super-speedy thing. | By Partner
6 Of The Best Free Running Clubs In London

6 Of The Best Free Running Clubs In London

Get in shape before the Xmas gorging begins. | By Londonist
Swimming Shorts: Skinny Dipping In Central London

Swimming Shorts: Skinny Dipping In Central London

Energybase in Bloomsbury. | By Will Noble
Deal Of The Day: Ski And Snowboard Show With Hot Chip DJ Set

Deal Of The Day: Ski And Snowboard Show With Hot Chip DJ Set

£9 off all things snowsporty. | By Partner
North London Rules (Football, At Least)

North London Rules (Football, At Least)

Londonist Football League topped by frightful foes. | By Chris Lockie
Deal Of The Day: Half-Price Ice Skating At Canary Wharf

Deal Of The Day: Half-Price Ice Skating At Canary Wharf

Featuring London's only ice skating trail. | By Partner
Deal Of The Day: See Top Flight British Basketball For A Tenner

Deal Of The Day: See Top Flight British Basketball For A Tenner

Over 30% off tickets to a match in Stratford. | By Partner
Nine Fun Ways To Get Fit In London This November

Nine Fun Ways To Get Fit In London This November

It's getting cold and dark, but that's no excuse... | By Zoe Craig
Seasonal Skating: London's Christmas Ice Rinks 2015

Seasonal Skating: London's Christmas Ice Rinks 2015

Get your skates on across London. | By Laura Reynolds
Play Crazy Golf In A Tunnel Beneath A Train Station

Play Crazy Golf In A Tunnel Beneath A Train Station

Who needs the seaside? | By Laura Reynolds
Can You Do Every Olympic Sport In London Without Breaking The Bank?

Can You Do Every Olympic Sport In London Without Breaking The Bank?

One woman's going to try. | By Rachel Holdsworth
A Licence To Bounce - As High As You Can

A Licence To Bounce - As High As You Can

Whatever you do, don't tell the kids. | By Laura Reynolds
Arsenal Fans Are Still Being Ripped Off

Arsenal Fans Are Still Being Ripped Off

And something weird is happening with Chelsea's tea. | By Will Noble
Swimming Shorts: Sky Bathing In The Berkeley

Swimming Shorts: Sky Bathing In The Berkeley

One of only two semi-public rooftop pools in London. | By Will Noble
First Blood To West Ham As The Londonist Football League Returns

First Blood To West Ham As The Londonist Football League Returns

Bugger the rugger. | By Chris Lockie
How London's Sporting Venues Got Their Names

How London's Sporting Venues Got Their Names

More than just thwacking balls about. | By Londonist
London In Lycra: October's Best Fitness Events

London In Lycra: October's Best Fitness Events

Exercise your right to have fun getting fit this month. | By Zoe Craig
Deal Of The Day: Watch Rugby World Cup With Pints And Bites

Deal Of The Day: Watch Rugby World Cup With Pints And Bites

At Dado54, Farringdon. | Sponsor
Swimming Shorts: Royal Victoria Dock

Swimming Shorts: Royal Victoria Dock

Bathing in London's industrial heritage. | By Will Noble
Surviving The Rugby World Cup In London

Surviving The Rugby World Cup In London

Six weeks it lasts. We can't believe it either. | By Chris Lockie
Where To Watch The Rugby World Cup 2015 In London

Where To Watch The Rugby World Cup 2015 In London

All the best spots for catching the action. | By Kyra Hanson
Have A Go At Fencing At An 18th Century Castle

Have A Go At Fencing At An 18th Century Castle

Blackheath Fencing Club offers a demonstration day. | By Laura Reynolds
Don't Miss The Canoe Slalom World Championships In London

Don't Miss The Canoe Slalom World Championships In London

Splashing fun at Lee Valley. | By Zoe Craig
Dulwich Hamlet Boss Disappointed By Draw With Grays

Dulwich Hamlet Boss Disappointed By Draw With Grays

There's more to London football than Chelsea. | By Londonist
Swim In The Slipstream Of London 2012 Athletes

Swim In The Slipstream Of London 2012 Athletes

Take a dip in The Serpentine. | By Laura Reynolds
The Monster Returns: Football Season Preview 2015-16

The Monster Returns: Football Season Preview 2015-16

But...there's still cricket on. | By Chris Lockie
Test Your Pedal Power At London's Pop-Up Velodrome

Test Your Pedal Power At London's Pop-Up Velodrome

StreetVelodrome pop-up returns to Broadgate. | By Zoe Craig
Climb To The Top Of The Gherkin

Climb To The Top Of The Gherkin

Views await the most intrepid climbers. | By Laura Reynolds
Friday Photos: Olympic Games

Friday Photos: Olympic Games

Shameless nostalgia. | By Kyra Hanson
Swimming Shorts: Ruislip Lido

Swimming Shorts: Ruislip Lido

London's best beach? | By Will Noble
Annual Dodgeball Championships Find New Home

Annual Dodgeball Championships Find New Home

Fundraising day of sport and street food in Finsbury Park. | By Laura Reynolds
Hardcore Cycling Comes To The Streets Of Greenwich

Hardcore Cycling Comes To The Streets Of Greenwich

Red Hook Crit is tomorrow. | By Andy Thornley
National Paralympic Day: World-Class Sport And Activities Galore

National Paralympic Day: World-Class Sport And Activities Galore

Three amazing days at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. | Sponsor
London's First Trampoline Park Opening In West Acton

London's First Trampoline Park Opening In West Acton

Booiiiiiiinnng. | By Laura Reynolds
Discover North East London Wildlife By Bike

Discover North East London Wildlife By Bike

Perfect cycle route for summer. | By Londonist
How To Queue For Wimbledon

How To Queue For Wimbledon

There are rules. Lots of them. Thank goodness. | By Londonist Staff
Queen's Club Tournament: Why Its Grass Just Got Greener

Queen's Club Tournament: Why Its Grass Just Got Greener

No need to wait for Wimbledon for tennis action. | By Tiffany Pritchard
Bike Round The East End's Best Cycle Coffee Spots

Bike Round The East End's Best Cycle Coffee Spots

Just go easy on the caffeine. | By Londonist
A Sweeping Cycle Route Through West London

A Sweeping Cycle Route Through West London

Ealing to Richmond via Osterley. | By Londonist
Get Your Exercise On... For Free

Get Your Exercise On... For Free

Get fit without breaking the bank. | By Tiffany Pritchard
Finsbury Square Bowling Green Aims At New Recruits

Finsbury Square Bowling Green Aims At New Recruits

Not just for your nan. | By Londonist Staff
A Beautiful Cycle Route In South London

A Beautiful Cycle Route In South London

Nine miles of great views. | By Londonist
Londonist Football League Winners Announced; Public Remain Calm

Londonist Football League Winners Announced; Public Remain Calm

Nobody saw this coming. | By Chris Lockie
When FA Cup Finals Were A Picnic In Crystal Palace Park

When FA Cup Finals Were A Picnic In Crystal Palace Park

It wasn't always about Wembley. | By Ben Venables
When Old Harrovians And Old Etonians Ruled The FA Cup

When Old Harrovians And Old Etonians Ruled The FA Cup

The early history of the FA Cup | By Ben Venables
Swimming Shorts: King's Cross Pond Club

Swimming Shorts: King's Cross Pond Club

Of course it rained the day we went for a dip. | By Will Noble
A London Marathon With A Difference

A London Marathon With A Difference

12 hours of football anyone? | By Londonist
An Ode To The Wimbledon Greyhounds

An Ode To The Wimbledon Greyhounds

Ascot for proper people. | By Will Noble
Go Behind The Scenes At London Sport Venues

Go Behind The Scenes At London Sport Venues

From Olympic venues, to a last chance to see. | By Laura Reynolds
Morning Raves: Rise And Shine And Get Down

Morning Raves: Rise And Shine And Get Down

Grooves and granola. | By Tiffany Pritchard
In Pictures: London Marathon

In Pictures: London Marathon

Paula Radcliffe and a mankini. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Fixies, DJs And Beer: Spin LDN Urban Bike Show Is Back

Fixies, DJs And Beer: Spin LDN Urban Bike Show Is Back

This time on New Oxford Street. | By Andy Thornley
Unusual Things To Look Out For On The London Marathon Route

Unusual Things To Look Out For On The London Marathon Route

Beat pain with trivia. | By Londonist
London's Medieval Battle Groups Are Not Geeks

London's Medieval Battle Groups Are Not Geeks

Martial arts, Viking style. | By Cherry Casey
New Generation Of Lawn Bowls Rolls Into London

New Generation Of Lawn Bowls Rolls Into London

And this time it's barefoot. | By Will Noble
Boat Or Goat? A Brace Of Great Races To Rate And Berate

Boat Or Goat? A Brace Of Great Races To Rate And Berate

Oxford takes on Cambridge. Twice. | By Londonist Staff
Swimming Shorts: Hampton Pool

Swimming Shorts: Hampton Pool

Fit for a king or queen. | By Will Noble
Filthy Fulham Elbow Their Way Through The Londonist Football League

Filthy Fulham Elbow Their Way Through The Londonist Football League

QPR are top! Only joking. | By Chris Lockie
London's Greatest Races

London's Greatest Races

The classic to the wacky. | By Will Noble
We Took On The Olympic White Water Rapids At Lee Valley

We Took On The Olympic White Water Rapids At Lee Valley

And lived to tell the tale. | By Laura Reynolds
Randy Addicks And Reality Stars In The Londonist Football League

Randy Addicks And Reality Stars In The Londonist Football League

Not forgetting Harry's dodgy knee. | By Chris Lockie
The Day The FA Toasted Hitler

The Day The FA Toasted Hitler

Strange day indeed. | By M@
Where To Do High Intensity Interval Training In London

Where To Do High Intensity Interval Training In London

Getting fit for busy people. | By Ellie Broughton
World Sevens Rugby At Twickenham: Darth Vaders Required

World Sevens Rugby At Twickenham: Darth Vaders Required

Luke, I am your fly-half. | By Chris Lockie
Arsenal Negotiate January Mostly Quite Well, Unlike Millwall

Arsenal Negotiate January Mostly Quite Well, Unlike Millwall

The Londonist Football League, because we want to. | By Chris Lockie
Another Incredible Transfer Deadline Day For London's Football Clubs

Another Incredible Transfer Deadline Day For London's Football Clubs

It's the biggest day in the football calendar, no really, honest, etc. | By Chris Lockie
Could Wembley Host The Super Bowl?

Could Wembley Host The Super Bowl?

A Top Trumps face-off between stadiums. | By Londonist