Tag: Victoria

Victoria to host 2026 Commonwealth Games

Victoria to host next Commonwealth Games

The Australian State of Victoria has been confirmed as the host of the 2026 Commonwealth Games. ‘The Globe And Mail’ stated that it will be the first-ever predominantly regional Commonwealth Games with events in several Cities and regional hubs including Melbourne, Geelong, Bendigo, Ballarat,... » Read more

Victoria stadia among 70 COVID exposure sites

Australia Victoria Government announces 7 days lockdown

A seven-day snap lockdown has been declared in Victoria (Australia) as the State’s COVID-19 outbreak grows. This is the fourth lockdown imposed in Victoria since coronavirus spelt doom on the world in March 2020. The seven-day circuit breaker lockdown was announced on May 28th, 2021 over a highly... » Read more

Victoria eases COVID rules with riders

Australia Victoria with easing restrictions for sports venues

With the COVID-19 situation getting better in Australia’s Southeastern State of Victoria, restrictions have been eased but physical distancing will have to be maintained, wearing of face covers has been made mandatory, and, of course, handwashing is a must. If people fail to comply with the same,... » Read more

Geelong’s West Oval set to get bigger, better

Australia Geelong West Oval renovation

Geelong’s West Oval arena, located in Australia’s Victoria and residence of the Geelong West Giants, Geelong West Cricket Club and Geelong Cycling Club, is set to metamorphose into a major regional sporting facility by September 2021. The entire upgrade price tag will come to $11 million. The... » Read more

Victoria as tennis hub not okay with Premier

Australian Tennis update November 2020

Plans are being drawn up for Victoria to stage Australia’s entire summer tennis calendar to minimize risks for players traveling to State capital Melbourne for January’s Australian Open Grand Slam what with coronavirus onslaught on in full force globally. The 2021 Australian Open is due to take... » Read more

Cash injection for Kardinia Park face-lifting

Australia Geelong GMHBA Stadium

The Victorian Government in the Australian State of Victoria has announced a $40 million capital injection into the final stage of the overhauling of Geelong’s GMHBA/Kardinia Park which will raise the capacity of the venue to more than 40,000. Work on the project is expected to begin early next... » Read more

COVID-19 make a hotchpotch of AFL fixtures

AFL update July 2020 Queensland

As Melbourne (Australia) grapples with surge in coronavirus cases, six Australian Football League (AFL) teams will relocate from Victoria to Queensland as the AFL scrambles to ensure the season is able to continue. The Australian Football League (AFL) is the pre-eminent and only fully professional... » Read more