Events: Sporting Events

Sydney is home to some of the biggest international sporting events and some of Australia's best domestic sporting competitions, Sydney has sporting events for those who just want to cheer from the stands as well as for those that want to dig in and join the performers. While visiting Sydney during the warmer months, take some time to enjoy the best of Sydney and the sports on offer.

From cricket to golf, and every sport in between, Sydney hosts a number of professional sporting events and competitions during the spring and summer. Experience a cross-town cricket rivalry as two Sydney based teams go head to head in the Australian domestic cricket competition, or cheer on the world's best motorcycle drivers and motorsport drivers at Eastern Creek. Don't forget to cheer on Australia's best tennis players as they take on the world in early January.

With its world-famous natural harbour, it is only natural for Sydney to play host to a number of water-based competitions. With annual yacht racing events, other ocean races, and waterski championships, Sydney's waterside suburbs to the north and along the river play host to awesome summer sport festivities.

Sydney's beaches explode with activity during summer, with residents diving in the water at every available opportunity. With surfing events, beach volleyball championships and ocean swims all on the agenda, it'll be hard not to get caught up in the sense of competition!

Sydney is an active city, with its residents known for their high-energy pursuit of fitness. During the warmer months, Sydney plays host to a number of local "fun runs" and other friendly competitions. There are sporting events that celebrate holidays (with men and women in red padded suits), as well as the tremendous diversity of Sydney, with events for the differently-abled and streetside events for local communities.

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  1. Cupid's Undie Run

    Sunday 14 February 2016, City Centre

    Get 'cheeky' this Valentine's Day weekend and join 30 other cities worldwide in your bedroom-best for the fun run that puts the hilarity back into charity to benefit the Children's...

    http://www.cupidsundierun.com.au

    14 Feb
  2. Bowl-A-Rama

    Saturday 20 February to Sunday 21 February 2016, Bondi

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

    http://www.bowlarama.com.au

    20 Feb -21Feb
  3. Sydney Chinese New Year Festival - Dragon Boat Races

    Saturday 20 February to Sunday 21 February 2016, Darling Harbour

    Dragon Boat racing has been a Chinese cultural institution for more than 2,000 years, and it's now an international sport. One of the most anticipated events of Sydney's Chinese New Year festival,...

    http://www.dbnsw.org.au

    20 Feb -21Feb
    Free
  4. The Color Run Night - Sydney

    Saturday 20 February 2016, Sydney Harbour

    The Color Run, also known as the Happiest Five Kilometres on the Planet, is a unique paint race that celebrates healthiness, happiness and individuality. Now the single largest event series in the...

    http://thecolorrun.com.au

    20 Feb
  5. Emergency Services Mega Bash

    Sunday 21 February 2016, Surrounds

    Come and watch the fifth running of the Emergency Services Mega Bash charity event between Police, Ambulance, Fire and Rescue, State Emergency Service, and Rural Fire Service staff at Gwawley Oval....

    http://www.facebook.com/events/814490108697070

    21 Feb
    Free
  6. Murray Rose Malabar Magic Ocean Swim

    Sunday 21 February 2016, Surrounds

    The Murray Rose Malabar Magic Ocean Swim is the key annual fundraising event for non-profit charity Rainbow Club Australia, supporting children with disabilities learning to swim and be safe in the...

    http://malabarmagicoceanswim2016.gofundraise.com.au

    21 Feb
  7. Liverpool City Council Chipping Norton Stakes Day

    Saturday 27 February 2016, Surrounds

    Don't miss the action at Warwick Farm as the season kicks off with the AUD500,000 Liverpool City Council Chipping Norton Stakes.This is the perfect opportunity to gather your family and friends...

    http://www.australianturfclub.com.au

    27 Feb
  8. Manly Inflatable Boat Race

    Saturday 27 February 2016, Manly

    Now in its 12th year, the Manly Inflatable Boat Race is set to take over Manly Beach. Get ready for some piracy on the high seas as the event kicks off again - all in the name of charity.Full of...

    http://www.facebook.com/ManlyInflatableBoatRace

    27 Feb

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