Sport in Sydney

Highlights

Cheer on your favourite team, see your favourite live act or explore 40 hectares of lush parklands at Bicentennial Park in Sydney Olympic Park in Sydney’s west. Originally built to host the Sydney 2000 Olympics, today the park plays host to a range of world-class events, from sporting matches to epic music festivals.

  • Australian Open of Golf 2014
  • State of Origin, ANZ Stadium

Thrilling Sports in Sydney

With thriving state-of-the-art sporting facilities throughout the city, Sydney plays host to some of the biggest international sporting events in the world, along with some of Australia's top domestic sporting competitions.

Grab a seat for the rugby league event of the year as the NRL Grand Final Week culminates in the NRL Telstra Premiership Grand Final. After tense scenes throughout the season, fans of NRL will come together as the players fight to win in a spectacular final game.

NRL Telstra Premiership - Grand Final Week - Sydney

Attend World Time Attack at Sydney Motorsport Park and see motorsport at its best, with the fastest time attack teams from around the globe racing the clock. AUS-X Open is a Supercross and Freestyle Motocross extravaganza for all ages, with pyrotechnics and first class entertainment in the comfort of Qudos Bank Arena.

The World Polo Championship is held in October at Sydney Polo Club and is jam-packed with things to see and do for the family. In 2017, the world’s best female rugby league players will contest the first-ever Women’s Rugby League World Cup at the Southern Cross Group Stadium in Sydney.

Xi Fip World Polo Championship Sydney - Hawkesbury

Head to Roseberry from 23 November for the Emirates Australian Open Golf. Proudly one of Australia's oldest and most revered professional golf events, the Australian Open is a must-see for avid golf fans. The championship event will see 60 professional players take on the 72-hole turf over three days in four rounds of world-class golf.

The beautiful Coffs Coast will play host once again to Kennards Hire Rally Australia, the closing round of the 2017 FIA World Rally Championship. Australia's second world championship event, alongside Formula One, this epic competition features some of the world's greatest drivers battling for supremacy.

Kennards Hire Rally Australia - World Rally Championship, Coffs Harbour

One Day Internationals don’t get much better than Australia versus England, and fans will have their chance to see the action and be a part of the fun when the two teams face off in the third One Day International at the Sydney Cricket Ground in January 2018.

To be hosted at the 45,500-capacity Allianz Stadium in Sydney's Moore Park, the 2018 HSBC Sydney 7s will host to the top-ranked Men’s and Women’s Rugby Sevens nations in the world in a weekend of free-flowing, fast-moving, colourful action.

  1. Cancer Council NSW Seven Bridges Walk

    Sunday 29 October 2017, City Centre

    The annual Cancer Council NSW Seven Bridges Walk will return on Sunday 29th October 2017. You can register for the event by following the links on this site. This is a great day out for the whole family.The...

    29 Oct
  2. VolleyFest

    Saturday 18 November to Sunday 26 November 2017, Manly

    Volleyball Australia's annual VolleyFest event is held at Manly Beach. Spectators will see visiting countries compete in a series of Volleyball tournaments across a three week period in November on Manly...

    18 Nov -26Nov
  3. Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

    Tuesday 26 December 2017, Double Bay

    The Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race will be conducted on the waters of Sydney Harbour, the Tasman Sea, Storm Bay and the Derwent River.Over the past 70 years, the Rolex Sydney Hobart has become an icon of...

    26 Dec
  4. Apia International Sydney

    Event dates to be confirmed: January 2018, Sydney Olympic Park

    Apia International Sydney promises to be one of the best tennis experiences in the nation. Apia International Sydney, proudly supported by Apia...

    Jan 2018
  5. HSBC Sydney 7s

    Friday 26 January to Sunday 28 January 2018, Moore Park

    The 2018 HSBC Sydney 7s, secured by the NSW Government through its tourism and major events agency Destination NSW, is back this Australia Day long weekend from January 26.To be hosted at the 45,500-capacity...

    26 Jan -28Jan
  6. General Pants Bowl-A-Rama

    Event dates to be confirmed: February 2018, Bondi

    BOWL-A-RAMA™ is Australia's biggest and best skateboarding competition. A globally recognised celebration of skateboarding culture, BOWL-A-RAMA™ attracts...

    Feb 2018
  7. Sydney Harbour Challenge

    Saturday 24 February 2018, Manly

    Sydney Harbour Challenge presented by Hawaiian Airlines is Australia's most prestigious six man Outrigger Canoe Race, attracting over 800 competitors. As Australia’s flagship long-distance outrigger canoe event, it...

    24 Feb
  8. Miracle Mile Carnival

    Event dates to be confirmed: February 2018, Sydney West

    The three day Miracle Mile Carnival culminates in the greatest day of racing on the Australian Harness Racing calendar featuring six Group One races...

    Feb 2018
  9. Longines Golden Slipper Day

    Saturday 18 March 2017, Parramatta

    Steeped in tradition, Longines Golden Slipper Day is where legends are born. With a spectacular line-up of first-class racing, the day features five Group One races with an impressive prize pool of over AUD7 million...

    18 Mar
  10. Sydney Track Classic

    Event dates to be confirmed: March 2018, Sydney Olympic Park

    Whether you're an athlete, coach, or simply just love fierce competition on the track and the field, then come and see the hottest stars of Australian...

    Mar 2018

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