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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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KEVIN Pietersen promises to be a big hit after signing with the Melbourne Stars this summer. And he’s warned vocal Aussie critics will only spur him on.

Herald Sun

WHILE two Aussies were enjoying the ecstasy of marathon medals, these compelling pictures show the flipside of the brutally demanding event.

Herald Sun

DANIEL Ricciardo dares to dream this year’s F1 world title is still within reach. And with stunning manoeuvres like this, who could argue with him?

Herald Sun

JAMES Magnussen reclaimed his crown as sprint king by turning the 100m freestyle into a man-on-man duel with rival Cameron McEvoy.

Herald Sun

MARATHON great Steve Moneghetti has lauded Michael Shelley for staring down the might of the Africans to win Commonwealth gold.

Herald Sun