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  • Cadel Evans' Tour de France victory bicycle joins MCG's National Sports Museum

    Cadel Evans and his yellow victory bicycle in the Long Room with (from left) MCG Trust chairman John Wylie and National Sports Museum Limited chairman Paul Sheahan.

    Dec 13, 2011

    Australia’s first Tour de France champion, Cadel Evans, has confirmed he will place on long-term display in the MCG's National Sports Museum the iconic yellow victory bicycle he used on the final day of his famous win in Paris.

  • Raptors in use to deter Silver Gulls at MCG this weekend

    Seagulls at the MCG

    Sep 22, 2011

    The MCC has sought and received approval from the Department of Sustainability and Environment for a one-off trial of raptors to deter Silver Gulls at the MCG during the two AFL preliminary finals this weekend.

  • Great Southern Stand project builder appointed

    An artist's impression of the new-look Great Southern Stand

    Sep 21, 2011

    Premier Ted Baillieu today announced that work on a $55 million upgrade of the MCG's Great Southern Stand will start shortly after the AFL Grand Final following the appointment of Construction Engineering as the project builder.

  • MCG change rooms incident at Collingwood-Brisbane Lions match on Saturday night

    AFL night match at the MCG.

    Aug 22, 2011

    The Melbourne Cricket Club wishes to clarify reports regarding an incident that occurred in the players’ change rooms at the MCG on Saturday night at the Collingwood-Brisbane Lions match.

  • Fees rise for parking in Yarra Park

    Cars parked in Yarra Park.

    May 30, 2011

    The Melbourne Cricket Club today advised of an increase in the price of vehicle parking in Yarra Park from $8 to $10 for patrons attending events at the Melbourne Cricket Ground and other venues in the precinct.

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JAPANESE import Admire Rakti has drawn perfectly for Tuesday’s Group 1 Melbourne Cup at Flemington.

Herald Sun

VETERAN batsman Younis Khan swatted Michael Clarke’s men on a road to nowhere as Pakistan set up a drought-breaking series triumph in Abu Dhabi.

Herald Sun

I GUESS I’m a fringe Derby Day player this year. But it’s Derby Day, and just being a player is a big deal, when all the jocks have their game faces on.

Herald Sun

DAVID Villa was starting to recapture his best form at Melbourne City, what a shame he’s going back to New York, Herald Sun’s David Davutovic writes.

Herald Sun

THE stamina reserves of Hampton Court and Sweet Idea have been debated all week but were summarily dismissed by trainer Gai Waterhouse on Friday.

Herald Sun