Sport in Sydney


Events at Sydney Olympic Park

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

Sports in Sydney

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

On the iconic shores of Bondi Beach, see legendary Pro skaters show off their skills in Australia’s biggest and best skateboarding comp, BOWL-A-RAMA. With two days of bowl shredding and more than 7,000 tickets available, it’s shaping up to be a great weekend.

The world’s best surfers will be heading to Manly for the Australian Open of Surfing, a nine day festival of surfing, skateboarding and great live music, including performances from indie wizkids Angus and Julia Stone and Cloud Control. See world-class surfers compete in WSL-sanctioned QS 6000 Men's and Women's Pro events on one of Sydney’s most beautiful beaches.

Held at the Sydney International Regatta Centre in Penrith, the Sydney International Rowing Regatta sees the world's best rowers competing in more than 100 events. The week-long program includes the Australian Open Rowing Championships, the Australian Open Schools Rowing Championships and the King's and Queen's Cups Interstate Regatta, and will feature para-rowing for the first time.

  1. Wentworth Park Greyhound Racing Sydney

    Saturday 14 November to Wednesday 30 November 2016, Glebe

    Greyhound Racing Sydney is on every Wednesday and Saturday night. The historic Wentworth Park location is the showpiece of greyhound racing in NSW with first class amenities including a two level...

    14 Nov -30Nov
  2. JAM Festival

    Friday 5 February to Sunday 7 February 2016, Hawkesbury

    Set on the majestic Hawkesbury River in Lower Portland, JAM Festival is a participative wakeboard and music festival. Fully licensed, this all ages event is Australia's biggest participative...

    05 Feb -07Feb
  3. The Sydney Morning Herald Sun Run

    Saturday 6 February 2016, Northern Beaches

    The Sydney Morning Herald Sun Run takes place Saturday, 6 February, 2016. Forming part of the ultimate sporting weekend, this seven kilometre run takes runners around the spectacular views of Dee...

    06 Feb
  4. Miracle Mile Carnival

    Saturday 13 February to Sunday 28 February 2016, Campbelltown

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

    13 Feb -28Feb
  5. 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...

    14 Feb
  6. 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...

    20 Feb -21Feb
  7. 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...

    20 Feb
  8. Sydney Autumn Carnival

    Sunday 28 February to Monday 18 April 2016, Parramatta

    Event details are yet to be confirmed

    Boasting the finest thoroughbred racing with over AUD20 million in prize money and a staggering 49 Group races, The Carnival spans Sydney's...

    28 Feb -18Apr

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