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  • Let there be light: 25 years of MCG night sport

    The famous MCG light towers

    Feb 17, 2010

    Australia’s iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) has notched up another milestone, with today marking 25 years since the first sporting event was played under the MCG’s famous light towers.

  • MCG Community Day - Sunday September 27

    Get ready to enjoy a kick on the 'G at the MCG Community Day on Sunday September 27

    Sep 19, 2009

    The MCG and the National Sports Museum are offering a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to follow in the footsteps of the 2009 AFL premiers at the inaugural MCG Community Day on Sunday September 27.

  • AFL and venues combine to ensure strong fan experience at AFL games

    Jul 22, 2009

    The MCG and Etihad Stadium will introduce a text line for crowd members to immediately report anti-social nuisance behavior during AFL games.

  • MCG unveils new turf lighting system

    Arena lighting

    May 05, 2009

    MCG ground staff today commenced installing a new arena lighting system at the MCG, designed to improve turf growth during the winter months.

  • MCC and MCG Trust make offer to AFL clubs

    The MCG

    Mar 24, 2009

    At a meeting with the AFL and AFL clubs last Friday, the MCC – with the support of the MCG Trust - made an offer to Victorian-based clubs to increase their financial return from home matches staged at the MCG.

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MELANIE Schlanger will meet swim bosses to resolve her relay snubbing in Glasgow so she can turn her fire on the Americans this month.

Herald Sun

SALLY Pearson has admitted the sacking of coach Eric Hollingsworth was a “huge distraction” but she’s now in a good head space after a stunning victory.

Herald Sun

MELISSA Wu feared for her safety after slipping on the 10m platform and losing control in a shock opening dive at the Commonwealth Games.

Herald Sun

MARC Leishman has continued his hot British Open form to take the outright lead after the opening round of the lucrative Bridgestone Invitational.

Herald Sun

DANIEL Ricciardo is refusing to rule himself out of the hunt for this year’s Formula One world title until the mathematics say otherwise.

Herald Sun