Sport in Sydney

Highlights

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 some of the biggest international sporting events in the world, along with some of Australia's top domestic sporting competitions.

Rugby League's greatest rivalry kicks off in Sydney this June with the Holden State of Origin, when the NSW VB Blues will take on long-time rivals the XXXX Queensland Maroons, who have won 9 of the last 10 series. With games 1 and 3 of the series taking place in Sydney, head to Sydney Olympic Park and make the most of NSW’s home ground advantage.

Bledisloe Cup Festival, Sydney

Back by popular demand, Ice Hockey Classic is returning to Australia with Team Canada taking on Team USA in Sydney on 25 June. See a star-studded line-up in one of world sport’s most famous rivalries.

In August, the world’s largest running event takes place on the streets of Sydney. The Sun-Herald City2Surf is a 14km course touring areas including Kings Cross, Rushcutters Bay, Vaucluse and Bondi Beach, with over 80,000 participants entering and millions of dollars raised for charity each year.

The Bledisloe Cup brings the Australia/New Zealand rivalry to Sydney, with the Qantas Wallabies playing the New Zealand All Blacks at ANZ Stadium. Get your ticket to some of the best Rugby Union of 2016.

The opening round of the 2016 NCAA College Football Championships will see the University of California, Berkeley (Cal Bears) take on the University of Hawaii's Rainbow Warriors internationally televised season opener, the match will give Australian fans the opportunity to be part of the action.