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

Plan a spring getaway to take in all the sights and sounds of Sydney in the lead-up to the NRL Telstra Premiership Grand Final long weekend held at ANZ Stadium, which includes appearances from the Grand Final teams, NRL ambassadors and much more to delight diehard fans.

NRL Telstra Premiership Grand Final, Sydney

Australia’s most successful supercross racer and two-time World Champion Chad Reed is heading to the biggest action-sports event in the southern hemisphere when the AUS-X OPEN returns to Sydney’s Qudos Bank Arena in November.

Challenging Reed will be four-time World Champion Ryan Villopoto, American supercross phenomenon Cooper Webb along with Australia’s superstars fighting it out for the coveted AUS-X OPEN crown. Don’t miss this once-in-a lifetime, unscripted and unpredictable sports extravaganza.


The prestigious Emirates Australian Open Golf tournament has an impressive honour roll of past winners, including Jack Nicklaus (six times), Gary Player (seven times), Greg Norman, Peter Thomson, Bobby Locke, Arnold Palmer and Tom Watson.

World golf sensation and world number one, Australia’s Jason Day, world number three, Jordan Spieth and one of Australia's all-time great players, the world number eight Adam Scott, have all confirmed they’ll tee off in Sydney. See them battle it out for the most esteemed trophy in Australian golf, the Stonehaven Cup.

Emirates Australian Open Golf, Sydney

The AFL is hosting the inaugural McDonald’s AFL9s Classic in Sydney this November. The event brings together all age groups from around Australia to play in the McDonald’s AFL9s, a fun, social non-contact version of the game. An interactive AFL fan zone, activities for kids, food stalls, pop-up bars, music and entertainment top off a weekend of fun for the whole family.

Get your nine-a-side team together and head to Sydney to be part of the weekend action, where you will be competing for cash and prizes.

AFL 9's, Sydney

Once again, the streets of Sydney Olympic Park will ignite for the Coates Hire Sydney 500 as drivers push it to the limit at the season’s grand finale. Don't miss a moment of the action as Ford, Holden, Nissan and Volvo go head to head at the championship showdown.

The racing action continues with final rounds of the Dunlop Series, V8 Utes, Aussie Racing Cars and Formula 4. Off-track action includes the Disney Zone, driver autograph signing sessions and other high-octane entertainment. Children 12 and under receive free general admission when accompanied by a paying adult.

Coates Hire Sydney 500, Sydney

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.

Arsenval vs Sydney FC and Western Sydney Wanderers

  1. October is Golf Month

    Thursday 27 October to Monday 31 October 2016, Sydney South

    Golf lovers – and those just curious – are invited to join Golf Month around Australia this October. Whether you’ve never had a swing, would like to get more involved or simply want to share the game with your mates...

    27 Oct -31Oct
  2. Sydney Spring Carnival

    Thursday 27 October to Tuesday 1 November 2016, Randwick

    Sydney Spring Carnival is set to offer an unmissable season of racing. As the world watches on, Australia's Harbour City comes to life, a vibrant spectacle of glamour and sheer elation as racing takes centre stage...

    27 Oct -01Nov
  3. Walktober in Sydney

    Thursday 27 October to Monday 31 October 2016, City Centre

    October's warm spring days are perfect for enjoying Sydney on foot. Enjoy the dozens of accessible city trails, stunning coastal walks and beautiful parks, gardens and squares nearby.For more...

    27 Oct -31Oct
  4. Derby Day

    Saturday 29 October 2016, Parramatta

    Derby Day is suited to a social-seeking and on-trend crowd, with many embracing the tradition of black and white fashion.On the track - an exhilarating program of live racing and all the action from...

    29 Oct

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