49 plaques with a category of Sport

Royal Arsenal, Beresford Street, Greenwich, London SE18 4BGNike(Sport)(Photos Taken: 01-Sep-2016)Link
Plaque Wording: [top left] Nike (pronounced Neekay) Ancient Greek goddess of victory. Spirit of the Games sculptor, Pavlos Angelos Kougioumtzis.
[top right] A gift from the people of ancient Olympia to the people of London. To commemorate the hosting of the XXXth Olympiad, London 2012.
[bottom left] Ancient Olympia is the site of the original games and remains the source of the sacred Olympic flame. It is lit by Apollo, god of the Sun, at the request of the high priestess and is used to ignite the Olympic torch as it begins its route to the host city.
[bottom right] The Ancient Games The ancient Olympic Games began in 776 BC in honour of Zeus. Nike the goddess of victory and a sentinel of Zeus, was believed to have been sent to earth to crown the victors in the games. The Olympics were staged every four years at Olympia and were taken very seriously - wars would be halted to allow the games to take place. People from all over the Greek world came to watch and take part. The ancient games were the inspiration for the modern Olympic Games which began in 1896.

121 Holborn, London EC1N 2TDPing Pong(Sport)(Photos Taken: 06-May-2015)Link

Kennington Oval, London SE11 5SSThe Ashes (The Oval)(Sport)(Photos Taken: 14-Jan-2020)Link

Junction of Green Street and Barking Road, West Ham, London E13 9ERWorld Cup 1966 (Sport) Martin Peters (Sportsman) Geoff Hurst (Sportsman) Bobby Moore (Sportsman) Ray Wilson (Sportsman) Alan Ball (Sportsman) Nobby Stiles (Sportsman) Bobby Charlton (Sportsman) George Cohen (Sportsman) Roger Hunt (Sportsman) Gordon Banks (Sportsman) Jack Charlton (Sportsman) Alf Ramsey (Sportsman) Philip Jackson (Sculptor)Prince Andrew (Duke of York) (Royalty)(Photos Taken: 07-Feb-2022)Link
Plaque Wording: THE CHAMPIONS England and West Ham United Captain Bobby Moore hoisted on the shoulders of his team mates holds aloft the Jules Rimet trophy. This famous image captures England's memorable 4-2 victory over West Germany in the 1966 World Cup Final at Wembley Stadium. England's goals were scored by West Ham United's Martin Peters and Geoff Hurst whose hat-trick made him a footballing legend. It was a defining moment for both England and West Ham United. Sculpture by Philip Jackson. Unveiled by HRH The Duke of York CVO ADC on 28th April 2003

Coronation Gardens, 13 Buckingham Road, Leyton, London E10 5NGLeyton War Memorial (World War History)Clapton Orient Football Club (Sport)The Footballers' Battalion (Armed Forces)(Photos Taken: 01-Feb-2022)Link
Plaque Wording: {Top plaque} Remembering the forty one players and staff of Clapton Orient Football Club who served with the 17th Bn Middlesex Regiment (The Footballers' Battalion) during the great war of whom three players gave their lives in the Battle of the Somme. Private William Jonas F/32 27th July 1916 Pte George Scott F/1583 16th August 1916 CSM Richard McFadden MM F/162 23rd October 1916
{Second plaque} To the memory of the service men & women of Leyton who sacrificed their lives in two world wars 1914 - 1918 1939 - 1945
{Third plaque} In grateful remembrance of all those people of Leyton who suffered in the world war 1939 - 1945
{Bottom plaque} In memory of the fallen of Leyton 1945 to present day Lest we forget

Kennington Oval, London SE11 5SSFA Cup Final(Sport)(Photos Taken: 04-Apr-2022)Link

43 Beauchamp Place, Chelsea, London SW3 1NXFirst Test Match(Sport)(Photos Taken: 04-Feb-2018)Link

Kennington Oval, London SE11 5SSFirst Test Match (The Oval)(Sport)(Photos Taken: 14-Jan-2020)Link

Harleyford Street, Oval, London SE11 5SUICC Cricket World Cup(Sport)(Photos Taken: 08-Jul-2020)Link

Islington Boat Club, 16-34 Graham Street, Islington, London N1 8JX Crystal Hale (Social Reformer)Islington Boat Club (Sport)(Photos Taken: 30-Jun-2020)Link
Plaque Wording: In gratitude to Crystal Hale, tireless campaigner & founder of The Islington Boat Club. The club has provided safe boating for thousands of youngsters on City Road Basin and now celebrates its 25th anniversary. 1970 - 1995

Rigg Approach, Walthamstow, London E10 7QNLea Bridge Stadium(Sport)(Photos Taken: 29-May-2018)Link

24 Broadway, Stratford, London E15 4QSLondon Olympics 2012(Sport)(Photos Taken: 09-Aug-2021)Link

Regents Canal, near Park Road, London NW1Lords Cricket Ground(Sport)(Photos Taken: 01-Jan-1970)Link

Regents Canal Steps, Park Road, London NW1Lords Cricket Ground(Sport)(Photos Taken: 28-Apr-2015)Link

147 Lisson Grove, London NW8 8EBLords Cricket Ground(Sport)(Photos Taken: 17-Aug-2015)Link

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