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  • Limited MCG car parking for this weekend's AFL matches

    Aug 05, 2010

    Due to recent inclement weather, the Melbourne Cricket Club (MCC) advises that the number of spaces available for car parking in Yarra Park will be restricted for each AFL match this weekend at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).

  • MCG named one of the world's most important sports venues

    The famous MCG light towers

    Jun 01, 2010

    The MCG has been ranked 15th in a list of the world's 30 most important sports venues by a leading UK sports business magazine. The venues were judged according to legacy, location, history, size, versatility, grandeur and technology.

  • MCG set for one millionth footy fan

    May 12, 2010

    The MCG is set to break the one million patron mark for the 2010 AFL home and away season this weekend and one lucky footy fan will walk away with a fabulous prize.

  • Melbourne scores a world sporting hat-trick

    Apr 28, 2010

    Melbourne’s reputation as the world’s sporting capital has been reaffirmed with an international study giving the city top gong for hosting major sporting events for the third consecutive time.

  • Enjoy responsibly at the MCG

    Foster's Group

    Mar 23, 2010

    The Melbourne Cricket Club is rolling out a responsible enjoyment initiative at the CG with its new Icon partner, Foster’s Group. The initiative "Be Best on Ground" aims to send a strong message to MCG patrons to enjoy alcohol responsibly.

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UPDATE: THE live-baiting scandal took another turn on Thursday night when five Queensland greyhound trainers were banned for life and 28 NSW greyhounds were barred from racing.

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AUSTRALIA’S richest woman Gina Rinehart has saved one of the country’s most iconic sports pledging millions to become major sponsor of the swim team.

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MICHAEL Clarke’s current dynamic with Darren Lehmann appears removed from the touching gesture that bound an “old bloke” and young Pup in India a decade earlier.

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SOUTH Africa captain AB de Villiers excelled at a number of sports but ultimately settled on cricket. And isn’t the game - and fans - eternally grateful.

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SOCCER chiefs have enlisted the Victorian Government to convince the AFL to play ball as the codes’ bitter grand final ground dispute heats up.

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