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View Event: AFL 2020 Premiership
AFL 2020 Premiership
∞ 11th of June 2020
MelbourneTHE 2020 Toyota AFL Premiership Season will resume on 11th June 2020. AFL chief executive Gillon McLachlan confirmed the date when detailing the 'return to play' plan that includes a resumption of training in the third week of ..

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View Event: Country Horse Racing | Today
Country Horse Racing | Today
∞ [every] Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
MelbourneCountry racing plays a prominent role in the heart and soul of Victoria. When you hear the thundering hoofs of the thoroughbred meet the fresh country turf, racing truly comes alive. Upcoming Race Days So, if you want t ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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View Event: ICC T20 World Cup 2020
ICC T20 World Cup 2020
MelbourneThe 2020 International Cricket Council T20 World Cup will be held in Australia in 2020 in two tournaments, mens and womens. Women's - 21 February - 8 March 2020 Men's - 18 October - 15 November 2020 The MCG will host bo ..

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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 ..

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View Event: Warrnambool Racing Carnival 2021
Warrnambool Racing Carnival 2021
∞ 4th of May 2021 To 6th of May 2021
@ Warrnambool Racecourse | Warrnambool

MelbourneThe TAB Warrnambool May Racing Carnival is the one of the best racing carnivals in Australia - and the only one that is held over three consecutive days. Experience the famous three-day May Racing Carnival at The 'Bool The ..

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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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