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MELBOURNE is regarded as the sporting capital of the world with football, cricket, soccer and basketball played in stadiums like the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).

 

Melbourne has been voted the Top Sports Events City and the Ultimate Sports City of the decade. An "unparalleled track record reputation" for hosting sporting competitions with versatility, stadia, atmosphere and a local passion for all sports.

 

Melbourne is officially the sporting capital of the world. Melbourne took top spot at the SportBusiness Ultimate Sport City Awards (2016), the longest running rankings of the world's top sports hosts, stealing the title from Berlin, London, New York and Sydney. It's the 4th time Melbourne has taken out the title (2006, 2008 and 2010).

 

Melbourne is home to The Ashes, Australian Rules Football, Australian Tennis Open, Formula 1 Grand Prix, Australian Moto GP and the Melbourne Cup.

 



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Australian Gymnastics Championships 2016 
Date:  To 
23 May – 4 June 1400 athletes, 600 officials, 32 sessions, more than 7000 routines, Rio selection on the line and that’s just the beginning… Gymnastics Australia is excited to stage the 2016 Australian Championships at Hisense Arena, Melbourne Read more..

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Australian Open Handball Club Championship 2016 
Date:  To 
Geelong hosts the Australian Open Handball Club Championship This event has been designed to offer Australia’s men and women club teams the opportunity to be crowned Australian Club Champions. Handball, while small in Australia, is an Olympic spor Read more..

View Profile | Bell Post Hill


 
Greyhound Racing @ The Meadows 
Every
The Meadows races every Saturday night and is a multi-purpose function venue that hosts a range of raceday and non-raceday events throughout the year. With the capacity to provide function and conference facilities for up to 600 people, The Meadow Read more..

View Profile | Broadmeadows


 
Ladbrokes Park Thoroughbred Racing 
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William Hill Park midweek racing returns in 2016. Which trainer and jockey will reign supreme and win the championship this year? Admission: FREE for all ages. William Hill Park William Hill Park hosts 27 race meetings with venue sharing the Read more..

View Profile | Springvale


 
Melbourne Cup on Wheels 
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The 80th Melbourne Cup on Wheels is a UCI Category-1 track cycling event that will showcase Australia’s best against New Zealand, Malaysia, Japan, Hong Kong and China. Racing will be held at the Darebin International Sports Centre (DISC). The Melb Read more..

View Profile | Thornbury


 
Melbourne Victory v Brisbane Roar 
Brisbane Roar boss John Aloisi has hailed his side’s strong character following their stunning come-from-behind 2-1 win over Melbourne Victory at Suncorp Stadium in Friday night's Elimination Final. Roar appeared headed for an early exit from the Read more..

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Round 10 | AFL Premiership 2016 
Date:  To 
Round ten of 2016 AFL Premiership kicks off in Melbourne with St Kilda taking on Fremantle at Etihad Stadium on Saturday May 28. Catch all the football action this coming weekend with games at the MCG and Etihad Stadium: Round 10 Friday May 27 Read more..

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Socceroos v Greece 
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The Matildas will take on fellow 2016 Rio Games qualifier New Zealand at Etihad Stadium prior to the Socceroos and Greece clash on June 7, 2016. The match will be the official Rio farewell for the Matildas, who are an all-time high 5th on the FIFA Read more..

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Test & Tune | 1/4 Mile Off Street Drag Racing 
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Heathcote Park is the new home of 1/4 Mile Off Street Drag Racing in Victoria. Most people who purchase a high performance vehicle want to take it out and see what it can do, especially against other cars. While it’s tempting to do this on the cit Read more..

View Profile | Knowsley


 
Twilight Harness Races @ Kilmore Racing Club 
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Race on down to Kilmore Racing Club and enjoy a day out in style at our Midweek Raceday! Fun for the whole family to be had as well as a delicious menu and exciting Thoroughbred Racing action throughout the day. Racedates 2016 Harness - Wed Read more..

View Profile | Kilmore


 
Victorian Road Runners 
Every
On the first Saturday of every month, the Victorian Road Runners offers 4 km and 8 km time-trials around Tan Track. Enjoy running, jogging, fun run/walks? Come run with us. Non-members welcome. Friendly atmosphere. Non-competitive, suits all Read more..

View Profile | South Yarra


 
Vixens Vs Thunderbirds | ANZ Netball Championship 
Date:
Melbourne Vixens are our Victorian team competing in the ANZ Netball Championship series. Make sure you don’t miss a minute of the action secure your ticket now. Next home game Saturday 28 May 2016 Vixens Thunderbirds Margaret Co Read more..

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