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View Event: AFL 2020 Premiership: Round 6
AFL 2020 Premiership: Round 6
∞ 9th of July 2020 To 12th of July 2020
MelbourneRound 6 of the 2020 Toyota AFL Premiership Season kicks off on Thursday 9th July 2020 with Geelong taking on Brisbane Lions at the SCG. The AFL will attempt to complete a shortened 153-game season before holding a regulation e ..

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 ..

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: ICC T20 World Cup 2020
ICC T20 World Cup 2020
∞ 18th of October 2020 To 15th of November 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 (WON by Australia) Men's - 18 October - 15 November 2020 T ..

View Event: Melbourne Storm -v- Raiders | NRL
Melbourne Storm -v- Raiders | NRL
∞ 11th of July 2020
MelbourneThe Melbourne Storm compete in the National Rugby League the premier Rugby League competition of Australia and New Zealand. The next Melbourne Storm game in the 2020 NRL Telstra season: ROUND 9 Saturday 11/7/20 Raiders ..

View Event: Melbourne Victory v Western United | Hyundai A-League
Melbourne Victory v Western United | Hyundai A-League
∞ 16th of July 2020
@ Aami Park | Melbourne

MelbourneThe Hyundai A-League 2019/20 season is scheduled to resume on Thursday, 16 July 2020 with Melbourne Victory hosting Western United at AAMI Park in Melbourne. Wellington Phoenix will play Sydney FC the following day Friday, 17 J ..

View Event: Midweek Harness Racing - Yarra Valley
Midweek Harness Racing - Yarra Valley
∞ 20th of July 2020
@ 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: Racing @ Ballarat
Racing @ Ballarat
∞ [every] Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday
@ Ballarat Turf Club | Miners Rest

MelbourneHorse racing at Ballarat Turf Club A Country Cup Day brings people together. It's the biggest event of the year for locals, and it's the best time to return home for others. People of all ages travel from near and far to enjoy ..

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: 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 & 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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