Similar to the other major cities in AustralIa, Melbourne embraces the outdoor sporting life enjoyed throughout the country.
During May to July there are some top sporting events in and around the city from everything from Team games to solo competition.
Listed below are the pick of the crop.
Rod Laver Stadium May 27th – 297h
Travis Pastrana’s Nitro Circus tour is returning to Australia for it’s tenth anniversary. Bringing along with it a multi million dollar set featuring an all star cast of 40 of the biggest action sports stars on the planet.
Including from France, Thomas Pages, New Zealand’s X Fighters champion Levi Sherwood who was the first man to triple backflip a dirt bike Josh Sheehan and the nitro funny man Blake Bilko Williams.
FMX riders from Canada, Japan, Sweden, Norway, Spain and Germany will also be gracing the tour, ensuring the greatest FMX cast ever assembled for a live show.
Rod Laver Stadium June 17th
An unusual but highly exciting event as possibly the best two ice hockey nations in the world come face to face on the ice on June 17th.
This is a five legged tour taking place in Sydney, Perth, Brisbane, Adelaide and Melbourne and will provide stupendous hockey action rarely seen live in Australia.
The teams from North America will once again ignite popular rivalries and this year’s classic will also raise awareness as well as funds for the Stop Concussions Foundation.
Melbourne Cricket Ground July 23rd to 29th
Top soccer action is coming to the MCG in July featuring some of the elite teams in Europe taking on the best of Australian.Teams attending will be Juventus FC, Tottenham Hotspur, Atletico de Madrid and Melbourne Victory.
There will be three hotly contested games and fans can see some of their favourite stars from European football.
Match 1 pits Melbourne Victory v Juventus FC, Match 2 sees Juventus FC v Tottenham Hotspur and in the final game Tottenham Hotspur will play Aletico Madrid.
Players expected to appear are; Harry Kane and Hugo Lloris from Tottenham Hotspur, Paul Pogba and Gianluigi Buffon from Juventus plus Atletico de Madrid’s Antoine Griezmann.
Flemington Racecourse July 19th
There is nothing quite like a day at the races and Flemington is no exception to that rule. Flemington Finals Day brings together the most in-form gallopers across a range of divisions and distances to create the showpiece of winter racing for all racegoers.
There are nine races features which proves to make an exciting day’s racing, each race is a final of nine separate race series, including the feature race the 150,000AUD final of the VRC/CRV Winter Championship, the All Victorian Sprint Series Final, AR Creswick Series Final and the Taj Rossi Series Final, each of which is a listed race.
These exciting sporting events are just a glimpse of what is on in Melbourne between May and July 2016, if visiting Victoria check with events listings to see what is on where and when.
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