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.

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.

Bledisloe Cup - Wallabies

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.

This September it's time to get your running shoes on and join the Blackmores Sydney Running Festival. Runners will take on the nine kilometre urban track on 17 September running past some of Sydney's biggest landmarks including the Harbour Bridge and Mrs. Macquarie's Chair. The race will finish at the Conservatorium of Music, the entrance to the beautiful Royal Botanic Gardens.

Blackmores Sydney Running Festival - Craig Golding

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. Join in and support your favourite players on 1 October as the ANZ Stadium fills with the roars of rugby supporters and two teams battle it out to be crowned winner.

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.

  1. 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
  2. Run To The Rose Day

    Saturday 9 September 2017, Parramatta

    The opening day of the 2017 Sydney Spring Carnival is here!The home of racing in Sydney's West comes to life with Group thoroughbred racing, fashion and entertainment.Racegoers can expect to enjoy...

    09 Sep
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. HSBC Sydney7s

    Event dates to be confirmed: February 2018, Moore Park

    The HSBC Sydney 7s, secured by the NSW Government through its tourism and major events agency Destination NSW.To be hosted at the 45,500-capacity...

    Feb 2018
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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

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