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View Event: Geelong Greyhound Racing
Geelong Greyhound Racing
∞ [every] Tuesday, Friday
@ Beckley Park | Corio

MelbourneGreyhound Racing every Tuesday and Friday at Beckley Geelong. For the premium greyhound racing experience, the brand new state of the art Beckley Centre is a winner. First class in every way, this dining area is set with pa ..

View Event: Greyhound Racing @ The Meadows
Greyhound Racing @ The Meadows
∞ [every] Wednesday, Saturday
@ The Meadows | Broadmeadows

MelbourneIt's greyhound racing at its best every Wednesday and Saturday at The Meadows! Some of the most sought-after greyhound races are run and won at The Meadows, over distances of 525, 600 and 725 metres. Great dining packages are a ..

View Event: Kids In FREE | Sunday AFL Games
Kids In FREE | Sunday AFL Games
∞ 21st of July 2019
MelbourneSunday, July 21, 2019 Geelong Cats v Hawthorn, MCG (1.10pm) St Kilda v Western Bulldogs, Marvel Stadium (4.40pm) Round 18 | AFL 2019 Premiership Woolworths Sunday Funday at the AFL Every Sunday is Woolworths Sunday ..

View Event: Melbourne Marathon Festival 2019
Melbourne Marathon Festival 2019
∞ 13th of October 2019
@ Melbourne Cricket Ground | Richmond

MelbourneFollowing record-breaking numbers in 2018, the Melbourne Marathon Festival returns to the revered Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Sunday, 13 October 2019. The beloved festival gives participants a one-of-a-kind opportunity to ..

View Event: Melbourne Storm v Sea Eagles | NRL
Melbourne Storm v Sea Eagles | NRL
∞ 27th of July 2019
@ Aami Park | Melbourne

MelbourneThe next Melbourne Storm home game in the 2019 NRL Telstra season: Saturday, July 27 Storm v Sea Eagles 7.35pm at AAMI Park * Well done Cam on 400 big ones! The Melbourne Storm play home games at AAMI Park The ..

View Event: Melbourne Vixens v Thunderbirds | Super Netball
Melbourne Vixens v Thunderbirds | Super Netball
∞ 28th of July 2019
@ Melbourne Arena | Melbourne

MelbourneOur Melbourne Vixens play in the SUNCORP SUPER NETBALL competition. The next Melbourne Vixens home game: Sun 28 July 3.30pm Vixens v Thunderbirds Melbourne Arena It's going to be a terrific way to kick-off a thri ..

View Event: Midweek Harness Racing | Yarra Valley
Midweek Harness Racing | Yarra Valley
∞ 29th of July 2019
@ Yarra Glen Racecourse | Yarra Glen

MelbourneBreak up the week with a day at the trots at Yarra Glen, in the heart of the Yarra Valley. Enjoy the action on the track and the views of the surrounding ranges, with unrestricted access to the Main Grandstand and Yarraview Din ..

View Event: Round 18 Games | AFL 2019 Premiership
Round 18 Games | AFL 2019 Premiership
∞ 19th of July 2019 To 21st of July 2019
MelbourneAFL Round 18 kicks off with the Crows taking on a resurgent Bombers at Adelaide Oval on Friday night. ** AFL 2019 Premiership Round 18 ** Friday, July 19 Adelaide Crows v Essendon, Adelaide Oval (7.50pm) Saturday, J ..

View Event: Sandown Greyhound Racing
Sandown Greyhound Racing
∞ [every] Thursday, Sunday
@ Sandown Park | Springvale

MelbourneSandown Park races every Thursday night and Sunday afternoon and entry to all race meetings is free. Australia's premier greyhound racing facility and home of the world's richest and most prestigious greyhound race the $600000 ..

View Event: Targa Florio 2019 | Australian Tribute Classica
Targa Florio 2019 | Australian Tribute Classica
∞ 14th of November 2019 To 17th of November 2019
MelbourneLOCATION : The Great Tourist Regions of Victoria WHEN : 14 November - 17 November 2019 The Targa Florio Australian Tribute is an event for classic cars produced in the years between 1907 and 1976. Cars compete over 4 day ..

View Event: Test & Tune | 1/4 Mile Off Street Drag Racing
Test & Tune | 1/4 Mile Off Street Drag Racing
∞ 4th of August 2019
@ Heathcote Park Raceway | Knowsley

MelbourneHeathcote 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 tempti ..

View Event: Thoroughbred Racing @ Sandown
Thoroughbred Racing @ Sandown
∞ 24th of July 2019
@ Ladbrokes Park | Sandown | Springvale

MelbourneThe racing surface at Sandown is widely recognised as one of the best in Australia. With both tracks featuring wide turns and front straights, and a gradual rise from the 200m mark to the finishing post, every runner gets a ch ..

View Event: Victorian State Circuit Racing Championships 2019
Victorian State Circuit Racing Championships 2019
∞ 19th of July 2019 To 21st of July 2019
@ Ladbrokes Park | Sandown | Melbourne

MelbourneThe Victorian State Circuit Race Championships are conducted by Victorian State Race Series Inc. on behalf of the Confederation of Australian Motorsport. The Championships consist of race meetings organised by the following clu ..

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Melbourne & Sport

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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