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  • Irishman Stynes to join MCG sporting legends

    Jim Stynes

    Feb 21, 2014

    Former Melbourne FC champion ruckman, the late Jim Stynes, has been chosen as the next athlete to be immortalised with a bronze statue outside the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

  • Largest scoreboards at an Australian stadium unveiled at MCG

    One of two, new scoreboards at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).

    Dec 16, 2013

    Two new, state-of-the-art scoreboards were unveiled at the Melbourne Cricket Ground today, further enhancing its reputation as a world-class sports and entertainment venue.

  • MCC extends ticketing partnership

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    Oct 03, 2013

    Ticketek will continue as the ticketing services partner of the Melbourne Cricket Ground for a further five years, following the completion of a competitive tender process.

  • John Coleman statue unveiled at MCG

    John Coleman statue in Australia Post Avenue of Legends

    Sep 18, 2013

    Champion Essendon full-forward John Coleman joined an eminent group of sporting legends today with a statue unveiled in his honour outside the MCG as part of the Australia Post Avenue of Legends series.

  • New vision boards set for MCG

    Aug 15, 2013

    The Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) will house the largest vision boards at an Australian sports stadium when two new, state-of-the-art screens are scheduled for installation in time for the 2013 Boxing Day Test.

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AUSTRALIAN team chiefs have defended the nation’s athletes over accusations the Commonwealth Games team have turned into “ugly Aussie’’ tourists.

Herald Sun

AUSTRALIA’S chef de mission Steve Moneghetti confirms controversial coach Eric Hollingsworth would be sent home immediately after his Sally Pearson tirade.

Herald Sun

FRANCOIS Etoundi has been stripped of his accreditation and evicted from the athletes’ village for an altercation with a Welsh athlete.

Herald Sun

ERIC Hollingsworth dramatically misread the situation. As a result the last image of him will be rushing out of Hampden Park with his tail between legs.

Herald Sun

YOU name it, it’s probably happened in an athletes’ village, including destroyed washing machines, dangerous rooms, police raids and even a sex den.

Herald Sun