The Olympic Games are already over and today is also the last day of Sports AUgust. We asked you to vote on Twitter and you chose Sherlock. For next month, we are thinking of doing School AUs fic recs since it’s back-to-school time. Make sure to send us your requests and recommendations!
But, for now, enjoy these 10 Sherlock sports fic recs!
By: Jupiter_Ash Summary: John and Sherlock are professional tennis players and it’s Wimbledon. One is a broken almost was at the end of his career, the other an arrogant rising star tipped for greatness. It should have been a straightforward tournament. It really should have been. How were they to know that a chance encounter would change everything? Rating: Explicir – M/M – AU, Slash, Tennis, Epic, French, Plot Words: 106,658
By: prettysailorsoldier Summary: When Sherlock gets banished to the Year 13 corridor, he finds himself with a new locker neighbor: John Watson, the enigmatic captain of the rugby team who the teachers love and girls swoon at the sight of, but Sherlock isn’t charmed. Not in the slightest. Honest. Rating: Mature – Underage – M/M – ballet!lock, rugby!john, Teenlock, AU, One Shot, Fluff Words: 12,681
By: sheffiesharpe Summary: The annual Lestrade family football match takes place, Lestrade gets his ice cream fix, and the visit to Marseilles concludes. Rating: Explicit – M/M – Multilingual Character, Sexual Content, Football Words: 18,285
By: CodenameMeretricious Summary: Sherlock is a top eventing rider currently training at Baker Farms. John is the new groom who’s been told to steer clear of the surly rider and his horses. Rating: Explicit – M/M – Fluff, Angst, Humor, Horses, Sports AU, Equestrian AU Words: 107,845
By: earlgreytea68 Summary: Five years after they became the biggest story in baseball, the Holmes-Watson battery is flourishing more than ever. Just on a different continent. Rating: Teen and Up Audiences – M/M – Baseball Words: 4,725
By: JohnlockTheDoctor Summary: John’s the rugby captain and Sherlock likes ballet. An unusual friendship that gets them sprawled out on a studio floor. Rating: Explicit – M/M – Ballet, Rugby, Smut, Fluff, Johnlock – Freeform Words: 3,274
By: antietamfalls Summary: A night of celebratory drinking leads to a mystery in the Olympic village. Who is this “SH” person with whom John apparently spent the night, and why did they disappear with John’s most prized possession? Rating: Teen and Up Audiences – M/M – AU Sports, 2014 Winter Olympics, Drunkenness, Texting, Memory Loss Words: 7,970
By: yalublyutebya Summary: John Watson was born to be a racing driver, and even a crash isn’t enough to keep him out of a car for long. But coming back is not that easy, especially when he meets his new teammate, Sherlock Holmes. Rating: Explicit – M/M – AU, Formula One, Car Racing, Rivalry, Permanent Injury, Hate Sex, Angry Sex Words: 46,553