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Head to Melbourne, Australia's sporting capital, playing host to some of the world's best international events including the Australian Open Tennis championship and the FORMULA 1 (TM) Australian Grand Prix. Watch the big men fly in an Australian Rules Football (AFL) match at the MCG or visit in spring when the city dresses up for the Melbourne Cup Carnival, the country's most prestigious racing event.

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North Melbourne vs Carlton, Australian Football League. Courtesy of AFL Media

Round 18 – AFL

18 - 27 Jul 2014

Docklands

Don your team's colours and head to the hallowed MCG or Etihad Stadium to get caught up in the fervour of round 18 of the 2014 AFL Premiership Season.

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Fun Run

The Age Run Melbourne, presented by People's Choice

27 Jul 2014

Melbourne

The Age Run Melbourne, presented by People's Choice is more than just a fun run. For many participants, it is an opportunity to give back to the...

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People's Choice PJs Run

People's Choice PJs Run

27 Jul 2014

Melbourne

The Age Run Melbourne's proud presenting partner, People's Choice Credit Union, is launching a fantastic new spectacle - the People's Choice PJs Run....

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St Kilda vs Richmond, Australian Football League. Courtesy of AFL Media

Round 19 – AFL

2 - 3 Aug 2014

East Melbourne

Don your team's colours and head to the hallowed MCG or Etihad Stadium to get caught up in the fervour of round 19 of the 2014 AFL Premiership Season.

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Hawthorn vs Essendon, Australian Football League. Courtesy of AFL Media

Round 20 – AFL

8 - 10 Aug 2014

East Melbourne

Barrack hard as your team hits round 20 of the AFL Premiership Season, at the MCG and Etihad Stadium in Melbourne and Simonds Stadium in Geelong.

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Western Bulldogs vs Brisbane Lions, Australian Football League. Courtesy of AFL Media

Round 21 – AFL

15 - 17 Aug 2014

Docklands

Don your team's colours and head to the hallowed MCG or Etihad Stadium to get caught up in the fervour of round 21 of the 2014 AFL Premiership Season.

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Hawthorn vs St Kilda, australian Football League. Courtesy of AFL Media

Round 22 – AFL

23 - 24 Aug 2014

Melbourne

Don your team's colours and head to the hallowed MCG or Etihad Stadium to get caught up in the fervour of round 22 of the 2014 AFL Premiership Season.

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health.com.au Sandy Point

24 Aug 2014

Mordialloc

Feel the breeze, soak in the scenery and celebrate the ten-year history of one of Melbourne's most breathtaking routes by running the 5km, 10km or...

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AFL final

AFL Finals Series

5 - 27 Sep 2014

East Melbourne

Choose a team, scoff a meat pie and barrack hard with passionate Melburnians at this spectacular crescendo of 22 weeks of the Aussie Rules season.

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V8 Supercars Wilson Security Sandown 500

V8 Supercars Wilson Security Sandown 500

12 - 14 Sep 2014

Springvale

The V8 Supercars Endurance Cup kicks off with high speed, action packed racing at the Wilson Security Sandown 500 in Victoria. See both main game V8...

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Returning to scale after taking out the Henry Bucks Best Dressed Stakes

Sofitel Girls' Day Out

13 Sep 2014

Flemington

From $20 - $20

Celebrate the arrival of spring at Flemington with Sofitel Girls' Day Out! With the Melbourne Cup Carnival fast approaching, it's time to re acquaint...

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2012 Winners Tom McDermott and Romantic Dream

Australian Showjumping Championships

18 - 21 Sep 2014

Werribee South

The Australian Showjumping Championships are the national titles for the equestrian sport of Showjumping. Riders from all over Australia will compete...

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2012 Melbourne Cup victory

Spring Racing Carnival

22 Sep - 25 Nov 2014

Flemington

Soak up the buzz on and off the track as glamourous punters and champion thoroughbreds descend on Melbourne for six weeks of Spring Carnival action.

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Melbourne Marathon

2014 Medibank Melbourne Marathon Festival

12 Oct 2014

Melbourne

The 2014 Medibank Melbourne Marathon Festival will be held on Sunday October 12. In 2013, over 34,000 who took part in the five events and with 6850...

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Great Ocean 'Rode' Luxury Bike Ride

16 - 19 Oct 2014

Port Melbourne

Great Ocean 'Rode' Luxury Bike Ride is an annual four day bike ride taking in the best highlights of the Great Ocean Road. This is the official four...

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Bupa Around the Bay Finish Line

Bupa Around the Bay

19 Oct 2014

Melbourne

Over the past 20 years Bupa Around the Bay - Fundraise for The Smith Family has grown to become Australia's largest mass participation bike ride and...

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Special Olympics National Games

20 - 25 Oct 2014

Albert Park

Melbourne has been selected to host the 10th Special Olympics National Games, running from 20 to 25 October 2014. The National Summer Games are now...

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Korea's Lee Chang-woo celebrates with the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship (AAC) trophy

2014 Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship

23 - 26 Oct 2014

Cheltenham East

The sixth edition of the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship will be held from October 23-26, 2014, at the prestigious Royal Melbourne Golf Club in...

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Fiorente wins the 2013 Emirates Melbourne Cup

Melbourne Cup Carnival

1 - 8 Nov 2014

Flemington

Dress to impress and raise the stakes on the home straight of the Spring Racing Carnival, featuring well-known race days and the iconic Melbourne Cup.

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Swisse

The Swisse Color Run

16 Nov 2014

Flemington

Melbourne hosts the happiest five kilometres on the planet - The Swisse Color Run this November! Participants of all ages and fitness levels start...

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Eureka Climb

16 Nov 2014

Southbank

The race to the top of Melbourne's tallest building is on again, with over 2,500 climbers set to raise money for Whitelion and Interplast Australia...

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Melbourne Cup crowd

Melbourne Cup - Superdog Series

20 Nov 2014

Springvale

The Melbourne Cup - Superdog Series is the richest greyhound race in the world, carrying $500,000 in prize money. Run over Sandown's famous 515m...

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Dressage competition

EQUITANA Melbourne 2014

20 - 23 Nov 2014

Ascot Vale

From $43 - $120

EQUITANA in Australia is the most anticipated annual equine event of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere attracting over 50,000 visitors per event....

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Australian Masters

2013 Australian Masters

20 - 23 Nov 2014

Cheltenham

The 35th Australian Golf Masters will be played from 14-17 November and for the first time will be held at The Royal Melbourne Golf Club.

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Paspaley Polo in the City

Paspaley Polo in the City

29 Nov 2014

Albert Park

From $92 - $3,300

Paspaley Polo in the City is an annual polo series held throughout the cities of Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane and Perth. It is a rare...

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Sail Melbourne

ISAF Sailing World Cup

7 - 14 Dec 2014

Sandringham

Kick off the 2014 Sailing World Cup when the flag is raised at Sandringham and get set for super sailing from Olympic athletes and sailing elite.

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Boxing Day Test

Commonwealth Bank Boxing Day Test

26 Dec 2014

East Melbourne

Get out the zinc and the novelty hat and join up to 100,000 cricket fans at the MCG for a sporting event that's become an Australian institution.

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AAMI Classic

7 - 10 Jan 2015 (dates to be confirmed)

Kooyong

This intimate, boutique tournament has become the traditional Australian Open preparation for eight of the world's top players. The...

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Asian Cup

AFC Asian Cup Australia 2015

9 - 31 Jan 2015

Melbourne

Make sure you're at AAMI Park for tough tousles between regional rivals when Australia hosts its biggest ever football tournament, the AFC Asian Cup.

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Two Bays Trail Run

11 Jan 2015

Dromana

From $49 - $49

Two Bays Trail Run, is back for 11th year now - or the fifth official one with all permits. Great holiday vibe and excellent course between Dromana...

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Australian Open Tennis

19 Jan - 1 Feb 2015

Richmond East

Light up your January with the first tennis Grand Slam of the year. Be there as the biggest names in the game try to start the season off with a bang.

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Australian Baseball League Season

7 - 9 Nov 2014, 20 - 23 Nov 2014, 4 - 7 Dec 2014, 18 - 21 Dec 2014

Laverton

The Jet Couriers Melbourne Aces are the professional baseball team in Victoria competing in the Australian Baseball League; Australia' s only...

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Mighty mare Black Caviar

Black Caviar Lightning Day

14 Feb 2015

Flemington

From $25 - $25

Some of the world's fastest horses come to Flemington to contest the Group 1 Black Caviar Lightning - a leg of the Global Sprint Challenge. There...

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Australian Grand Prix

Formula 1 Grand Prix

12 - 15 Mar 2015

South Melbourne

Get the motor running and enjoy a long weekend of F1 action on and off the track including motor shows, air displays and of course, the big race.

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ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

14 Feb 2015, 22 Feb 2015, 26 Feb 2015, 19 Mar 2015

Richmond

The ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 is being jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand and will feature 49 matches in 44 days across 14 Host Cities...

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ANZAC Day at Flemington Racecourse

25 Apr 2015

Flemington

Join in the fun at Flemington Racecourse on ANZAC Day for our traditional tribute to the courageous men and women who have served our nation....

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