This may be one of the reasons that Sheffield is regularly chosen to host many national and international sports events, the most well known being the World Snooker Championships which are held each year at the Crucible Theatre.
Ice hockey, basketball:
Sheffield Arena - Broughton Lane, S9.
Tel: 0114 256 2002
Speedway, stock cars, greyhound racing:
Owlerton Stadium - Penistone Road, S6.
Tel: 0114 234 3074
Athletics, rugby league:
Don Valley Stadium - Worksop Road, S9 .
Tel: 0114 256 0607
Swimming, aquatic sports:
Ponds Forge International Sports Centre - Sheaf Street, S1.
Tel: 0114 279 9766
Crucible Theatre - Norfolk Street S1
Tel: 0114 249 6060