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.

Cheer on the Wallabies as they take on Scotland in an afternoon showdown held at the Allianz Stadium. Emotions will be running high on the 17th of June as the Wallabies have beaten the Scots in their last two matches by just one point. The match will kick off at 3pm in a break from tradition, a move sure to impress families.

Australia vs Scotland

The State of Origin Series has become one of Australia’s most popular sporting events as players from across the country return to play for their home states. Watch as the New South Wales Blues take on the Queensland Maroons in the second game of the Rugby League State of Origin Series. On the 21st of June the two teams will go head-to-head at ANZ Stadium in a battle for hometown glory. 

English Premier League powerhouse Arsenal is heading to Sydney in July 2017 to play back-to-back matches against Sydney FC and Western Sydney Wanderers at ANZ Stadium. The atmosphere will be electric when one of the world football's oldest and most iconic clubs takes on the two Sydney teams.

Fans from around Australia and the world are expected to travel to Sydney for the two blockbuster matches. Make sure you get in early to secure your seats to this once-in-a-lifetime sporting event in Sydney.

State of Origin, NSW

Join the crowds and support the Wallabies at the ANZ Stadium on 19th August in the first game of the Bledisloe Cup rugby championship. There will be community activities and events culminating in the exciting 1st Test match before fans meet to cheer on the Wallabies as they take on New Zealand’s famous All Blacks at the 2017 Bledisloe Cup.

Get ready as the Opening Round of the NCAA College Football Championships returns to Sydney for a second time. On the 27th of August, University of Stanford will play Rice University in a world-class college football event. The game is a must see for football fans, complete with marching bands, mascots, cheerleaders and American-style food to enjoy.

  1. Crown Group Australian Badminton Open

    Tuesday 20 June to Sunday 25 June 2017, Sydney Olympic Park

    Get ready for some hot competition and a congregation of the best of the best in badminton at the Australian Badminton Open 2017.Top players from around the globe will meet in Sydney to compete in the...

    20 Jun -25Jun
  2. Bledisloe Cup Festival

    Saturday 19 August 2017, Sydney Olympic Park

    The Bledisloe Cup Festival offers fans the opportunity to celebrate one of the greatest rivalries in world sport, the Qantas Wallabies versus the New Zealand All Blacks. The 2 best teams in the world will face off in...

    19 Aug
  3. Golden Pendant Day

    Saturday 23 September 2017, Parramatta

    Golden Pendant Day is a day of camaraderie, gather your friends to witness heart stopping racing in the AUD400,000 Group One Golden Pendant Stakes. Revel in the passion and excitement of Golden Pendant Day...

    23 Sep
  4. Nepean Triathlon

    Event dates to be confirmed: October 2017, Penrith

    The event will again take place at the Olympic rowing course at the Sydney International Regatta Centre, Penrith. A big favourite of the competitors is the...

    Oct 2017
  5. 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
  6. Emirates Australian Open Golf Championship

    Thursday 23 November to Sunday 26 November 2017, Double Bay

    The Australian Open is Australia's most prestigious golf championship, has a rich, century old history and the one event every player wants to win.Don't miss an impressive line-up of Australian and...

    23 Nov -26Nov
  7. 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
  8. 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

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