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How much will tickets for MLB in London set you back?

How much will tickets for MLB in London set you back?

American Sports, Sport
The Major League Baseball game is coming to the London Stadium this summer, and will be the first to be played in the UK. The primary use of the stadium after the London Olympics in 2012 has been as the home ground of Premier league side West Ham United, but it has since hosted various sporting events. CEO of LondonStadium185, Graham Gilmore  said at the time of the announcement: “We’ve hosted Premier League football, world athletics, international & domestic rugby union and league, Race of Champions in 2015 and invited some of the world’s biggest musical names to perform in concert at the venue each summer. “The event will see London Stadium further its aims to become the most widely used stadium in Europe.” MLB is following in the footsteps of the NFL which has hosted gam
Why the January NBA game at The O2 will be the greatest ever

Why the January NBA game at The O2 will be the greatest ever

American Sports, Sport
In January, London will welcome the Boston Celtics and the Philadelphia 76ers in a basketball show the capital has probably never seen before. It's just 310 miles that distance Boston from Philadelphia. A 5-hour journey which could be as paltry as $15 by coach. Yet in January, NBA sends those almost neighbouring franchises, the Celtics and the 76ers, in the middle of the season across the pond to London. And, from our perspective, it’s really extraordinary. It’s not just the proximity that stands out on this occasion. London has not yet been bestowed on a match-up of this scale by the NBA. A genuine title contender versus an extremely talented bunch of potential future MVPs that rocks the league under a catchy phrase – Trust the Process. The British capital hasn't seen it before. It
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