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View Event: AFL 2020 Premiership - Postponed
AFL 2020 Premiership - Postponed
MelbourneThe AFL today announced that it would immediately move to suspend the 2020 Toyota AFL Premiership season at the conclusion of this weekend's matches and conclude the NAB AFL Women's season as a result of the continuing spread of t ..

View Event: Balnarring Race Day
Balnarring Race Day
@ Balnarring Racecourse | Balnarring

MelbourneCOVID-19 Announcement On Monday the 16th of March the Andrews State Government declared a state of emergency for the state of Victoria in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. The announcement states that all mass gatherings a ..

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
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 ..

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: Stawell Gift 2020
Stawell Gift 2020
∞ 11th of April 2020 To 13th of April 2020
MelbourneAustralia's richest footrace, the Stawell Gift, returns to Central Park April 11-13, 2020 over the Easter long weekend with three action-packed days of elite athletic racing, activities and family entertainment. Marking its 13 ..

View Event: Test & Tune | 1/4 Mile Off Street Drag Racing
Test & Tune | 1/4 Mile Off Street Drag Racing
∞ 19th of April 2020
@ 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: Warrnambool Race Day
Warrnambool Race Day
∞ 5th of May 2020
@ Warrnambool Racecourse | Warrnambool

MelbourneWarrnambool Racecourse is one of the picturesque racecourses in Australia. With 8 programmed races on the card, it's a great way to spend your afternoon. We also have full betting, bar and catering services available on-course ..

View Event: Warrnambool Racing Carnival 2020
Warrnambool Racing Carnival 2020
∞ 5th of May 2020 To 7th of May 2020
@ 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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