Tag: Melbourne

Exalted redevelopment plans for MCG

Melbourne Cricket Ground redevelopment

New images of the planned $1 billion Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) (Australia) redevelopment have been revealed, with rooftop lighting and barbecue decks high in the sky among the new elements. The ‘Fox Sports’ stated that the Dan Andrews Victorian State Government has put $2 million into the... » Read more

Melbourne to host 2022 FINA swimming showcase

Melbourne to host 25m FINA World Swimming Championships

The International Swimming Federation (FINA) has announced that Melbourne, Australia, will host the FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) 2022 at the Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre from December 13th to December 18th, 2022. The ‘FINA’ stated that the 16th event edition will be the first... » Read more

Argentina upset MCG Superclásico apple cart

Brazil versus Argentina at MCG cancelled

Brazil’s international friendly against Argentina scheduled for Melbourne, Australia, in June has been canceled. The ‘ESPN’ stated that the June 11th match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) had been planned as part of Brazil’s preparations for the World Cup later this year, but the... » Read more

Bledisloe Cup to be back in MCG turf

Rugby Union will return to MCG

Rugby union will make a return to the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) (Australia) for the first time since 2007, after Rugby Australia and the Victorian Government secured the Bledisloe Cup matches on Melbourne soil in 2022 and 2023. The ‘Melbourne Cricket Ground’ stated that the Bledisloe Cup... » Read more

Its clash of the titans at ‘The G’

Melbourne to secure Brazil vs Argentina

South American powerhouses Argentina and Brazil are returning to the Melbourne Cricket Ground (Australia) for a June showdown in the lead-up to this year’s World Cup. ‘The Guardian’ stated that on April 20th, the Victorian Government confirmed the Superclásico will be played at the Melbourne... » Read more

Marvel Stadium set to wear haute look

Marvel Stadium upgrade started

Construction has begun on a significant extension of Melbourne’s (Australia) Marvel Stadium in Docklands, the first upgrade since it was opened in March 2000. The ‘Urban Developer’ stated that the concourse of the existing 56,000-seater stadium, near Bourke Street, will now be renovated in... » Read more

Australian Open attendance at 50 percent

Australian Open at 50 percent capacity

Attendance at the 2022 Australian Open has just been capped at 50 percent, ahead of the first round on January 17th. The ‘Broadsheet’ stated that in a statement released on January 13th, the Victorian Government said it was amending the event’s COVID-safe plan to “ensure the health and... » Read more

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