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Top 5 sport facts

Here are 5 sport facts about the Manchester region you might not know



Located within the Medlock Valley in east Manchester, Sportcity is the largest concentration of sporting venues in Europe and is less than two miles from Manchester City Centre. More info.


Chill Factore

Chill Factore is the UK’s longest and the world’s widest real snow ski slope. Activities include skiing, snowboarding, climbing and more at the indoor Alpine Village. More info.


Great CityGames

The Great CityGames brings world class athletics to the city’s streets with crowds of more than 20,000 people gathering to see some of the world’s greatest athletes compete each year. More info.


National Football Museum

Famed for its football history, Manchester is now home to the world's finest collection of football artefacts and archives at the National Football Museum. More info.


Manchester Velodrome

More than 15 world records have been set at Manchester Velodrome since it opened in 1994. More info.