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Exterior of Northcote Social Club

Top 10 pubs to watch the AFL Grand Final

On Grand Final Day, Melburnians can generally be found cheering loudly at the nearest sporting pub.

El Atino, Latino Food, at 366 Bridge Road
Picture: Eugene Hyland

Melbourne entertains Latin America style

As Melbourne gears up for the blockbuster South American Derby between Brazil and Argentina, it’s not only Neymar vs Messi that will entertain soccer fans in Melbourne, the city’s South American inspired entertainments provide muchos frivolity for visitors and locals alike.

Melbourne's sports precinct

Melbourne’s year of sport

Melbourne is perennially popular with both sports legends and super fans for its year-round calendar of sporting spectacles.

Melbourne Cricket Ground

Chevrolet Brasil Global Tour to Melbourne

SSoccer fans will descend upon Melbourne when the two top-ranked football nations, Brazil and Argentina, play it out at Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on 9 June 2017.

Croquet club essendon

Golf Croquet World Championships come to Melbourne

Melbourne will play host to the Golf Croquet World Championships this February.

Image courtesy of Lucas Daw

Polo in the city

There’s plenty more reason to horse around beyond the Melbourne Cup.

arthurs seat eagle

What’s new in Melbourne and Victoria for 2017

The world’s most liveable city will welcome a host of new attractions, events and experiences in 2017.

HOBART, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 05: Ellyse Perry of Australia celebrates after taking the wicket of Murugesan Kamini of India during game two of the women's one day international series between Australia and India at Blundstone Arena on February 5, 2016 in Hobart, Australia.  (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

Sporting action takes centre stage

Victoria is set to further cement its title as sports capital of Australia when it plays host to seven blockbuster, world class events between now and Christmas.

Melbourne Cricket Ground

5 must-dos for footy fans

Every year in September, Australian Football League fans become flushed with finals-fever induced sweats (of the good variety) and Melbourne, as the capital of Australia’s much-loved sport, is the place to be.

World Cup of Golf packages

A final field has been announced for the 58th World Cup of Golf which will be held at Melbourne’s Kingston Heath this November 23-27.

Great Ocean Road Race 2016; 13th Beach. Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images

Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race joins UCI WorldTour

The Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race has secured a place on the coveted UCI WorldTour racing calendar from 2017 – 2019.

Hockeyroos' Georgina Morgan at the International Hockey Match. Bunbury, WA. Photo: Daniel Carson

A sensational sports line-up

Spring is the season for memorable sporting moments in Melbourne. This year, there are some new additions to the sporting calendar to ignite our competitive steak.

Formula 1 ROLEX Australian Formula 1 Grand Prix

Melbourne goes event mad in March

March into Melbourne for 31 days of fashion, flowers, food, fast cars and world class festivities as the city plays host to multiple major events.

Festival of Sails 2015, Royal Geelong Yacht Club Photo: Teri Dodds.

Unfurl the sails on Port Phillip Bay

Port Phillip Bay is a popular playground for professional and amateur sailors alike. Here are some of the best ways to enjoy sailing on the Bay.

Cadel Evans after the 2015 Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race

Ride alongside Cadel in the Momentum Energy People’s Ride

As part of the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race cyclists have the opportunity to ride shoulder to shoulder with Cadel himself in the Momentum Energy People’s Ride.

Melbourne cricket ground - home to the afl grand final

Grand ideas for the Finals long weekend

Whether getting amongst the football action at the AFL Grand Final (3 October) or opting to get away, there is plenty on this long weekend to keep everyone entertained.