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The A-League is a professional men's soccer league run by Football Federation Australia (FFA).
Adam Craig Gilchrist, AM (born 14 November 1971), nicknamed "Gilly" or "Churchy", is a former Australian international cricketer and former captain of Australian national team.
The AFL Grand Final is an annual Australian rules football match, traditionally held on the final Saturday in September or the first Saturday in October at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Melbourne, Australia, to determine the Australian Football League (AFL) premiers for that year.
Agistment originally referred specifically to the proceeds of pasturage in the king's forests.
Ajit Agarkar (born 4 December 1977) is a former Indian cricketer, who had represented India in more than 200 international matches in all three formats of the game.
Alastair Nathan Cook, (born 25 December 1984) is an English cricketer who plays for Essex County Cricket Club.
Sir Albert Edward Chadwick, CMG, MSM (15 November 1897 – 27 October 1983) was an Australian rules footballer in the (then) Victorian Football League (VFL).
Albert Cricket Ground, also known as the Albert Reserve and previously as the Warehouseman's Cricket Ground, is a cricket ground in St Kilda, Victoria.
Alec James Stewart OBE (born 8 April 1963) is a former English cricketer, and former captain of the England cricket team, who played Tests and ODIs as a right-handed wicketkeeper-batsman.
The alkali–silica reaction (ASR), more commonly known as "concrete cancer", is a swelling reaction that occurs over time in concrete between the highly alkaline cement paste and the reactive non-crystalline (amorphous) silica found in many common aggregates, given sufficient moisture.
Allen James Aylett OBE (born 24 April 1934) is a former Australian rules football player and administrator.
Anthony Mundine (born 21 May 1975) is an Australian professional boxer and former rugby league footballer.
Arthur Augustus Calwell KCSG (28 August 1896 – 8 July 1973) was an Australian politician who served as the leader of the Labor Party from 1960 to 1967.
The association football tournament at the 1956 Summer Olympics was won by the Soviet Union.
At the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, 33 athletics events were contested, 24 for men and 9 for women.
Athletics has been contested at every Summer Olympics since the birth of the modern Olympic movement at the 1896 Summer Olympics.
The Austral Wheel Race is the oldest track bicycle race in the world still existing, stretching back to 1887.
Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.
Australia Day is the official national day of Australia.
The Australia international rules football team is Australia's senior representative team in International rules football, a hybrid sport derived from Australian rules football and Gaelic football.
The Australia national cricket team is the joint oldest team in Test cricket history, having played in the first ever Test match in 1877.
The Australian national soccer team represents Australia in international men's soccer.
The Australia national under-23 soccer team represents Australia in international under-23 soccer and at the Olympic Games.
The Australian Postal Corporation (formerly Commission), operating as Australia Post, is the government-owned corporation that provides postal services in Australia.
In 1868, a cricket team composed of Aboriginal Australians toured England between May and October of that year, thus becoming the first organised group of Australian sportspeople to travel overseas.
The Australian Football League (AFL) is the pre-eminent professional competition in the sport of Australian rules football in Australia and features only Australian teams.
The Australian National Heritage List is a heritage register, a list of national heritage places deemed to be of outstanding heritage significance to Australia.
Australian native police units, consisting of Aboriginal troopers under the command usually of a single white officer, existed in various forms in all Australian mainland colonies during the nineteenth and, in some cases, into the twentieth centuries.
The Australian pound (symbol £) was the currency of Australia from 1910 until 14 February 1966, when it was replaced by the Australian dollar.
The Australian Rugby Football League, more commonly known as the Australian Rugby League (ARL), was the governing body for the sport of rugby league football in Australia.
Australian rules football, officially known as Australian football, or simply called Aussie rules, football or footy, is a contact sport played between two teams of eighteen players on an oval-shaped field, often a modified cricket ground.
Basketball is a team sport played on a rectangular court.
Bay 13 is a section of tiered seating at the Melbourne Cricket Ground that occupies part of the Great Southern Stand behind the slips for a right-handed batsman, usually where third man is fielding.
Benson & Hedges is a British brand of cigarettes owned by either Philip Morris International, British American Tobacco, or Japan Tobacco, depending on the region.
Elizabeth Alyse Cuthbert, (20 April 1938 – 6 August 2017) was an Australian athlete and a fourfold Olympic champion.
The Big Bash League (BBL, also known as the KFC Big Bash League for sponsorship reasons) is an Australian professional Twenty20 cricket league, which was established in 2011 by Cricket Australia.
William Harold "Bill" Ponsford MBE (19 October 1900 – 6 April 1991) was an Australian cricketer.
William Franklin Graham Jr. (November 7, 1918 – February 21, 2018) was an American evangelist, a prominent evangelical Christian figure, and an ordained Southern Baptist minister who became well known internationally in the late 1940s.
William Martin Joel (born May 9, 1949) is an American singer-songwriter, composer and pianist.
William Lloyd "Billy" Murdoch (18 October 1854 – 18 February 1911) was an Australian cricketer who captained the Australian national side in 16 Test matches between 1880 and 1890.
Bliss n Eso are an Australian hip hop trio based in Sydney, and were originally known as Bliss n' Esoterik for their debut EP The Arrival.
Robert Maskew Cowper (born 5 October 1940 in Kew, Melbourne, educated at Scotch College Melbourne) was an Australian Test match cricketer in the 1960s, who played Sheffield Shield cricket for Victoria and Western Australia.
In 1839, the British colony of New South Wales was expanding rapidly.
The Boston Red Sox are an American professional baseball team based in Boston, Massachusetts.
The Boxing Day Test match is a cricket Test match held in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia involving the Australian cricket team and an opposing national team which is touring Australia during the southern summer.
The Brazil national football team (Seleção Brasileira de Futebol) represents Brazil in international men's association football.
Carlos Alberto Martínez Tevez (born 5 February 1984) is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a forward for Boca Juniors and the Argentina national team.
Charles Bannerman (3 July 1851 – 20 August 1930) was an Australia cricketer.
Charles Joseph La Trobe, CB (or Latrobe; 20 March 18014 December 1875) was appointed in 1839 superintendent of the Port Phillip District of New South Wales and, after the establishment in 1851 of the colony of Victoria (now a state of Australia), he became its first lieutenant-governor.
Christchurch (Ōtautahi) is the largest city in the South Island of New Zealand and the seat of the Canterbury Region.
The Collingwood Football Club, nicknamed the Magpies or less formally the Pies, is an Australian rules football club which plays in the Australian Football League (AFL).
Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players each on a cricket field, at the centre of which is a rectangular pitch with a target at each end called the wicket (a set of three wooden stumps upon which two bails sit).
In the game of cricket, the cricket pitch consists of the central strip of the cricket field between the wickets.
The ICC Cricket World Cup is the international championship of One Day International (ODI) cricket.
The Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks are an Australian semi-professional rugby league team based in Cronulla, in the Sutherland Shire, Southern Sydney, New South Wales.
Dane Swan (born 25 February 1984) is a former professional Australian rules footballer who played for the Collingwood Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL).
Darrell Bruce Hair (born 30 September 1952) is an Australian former Test match cricket umpire, from New South Wales.
David William Gregory (15 April 1845 – 4 August 1919) was an Australian cricketer.
David Robert Jones (8 January 1947 – 10 January 2016), known professionally as David Bowie, was an English singer-songwriter and actor.
David Bruce Cassidy (April 12, 1950 – November 21, 2017) was an American actor, singer, songwriter, and guitarist.
David Neitz (born 22 January 1975), nicknamed Neita, is a retired Australian rules footballer.
David Andrew Warner (born 27 October 1986) is an Australian international cricketer and a former captain of the Australian national team in Limited overs cricket.
Dennis Keith Lillee, AM, MBE (born 18 July 1949) is a former Australian cricketer rated as the "outstanding fast bowler of his generation".
Richard Sylvannus Reynolds (20 June 1915 – 2 September 2002) was an Australian rules footballer who represented in the Victorian Football League (VFL) in the 1930s and 1940s.
Disabled sports, also adaptive sports or parasports, are sports played by persons with a disability, including physical and intellectual disabilities.
Docklands Stadium, also known by its current sponsorship name of Etihad Stadium (to be renamed Marvel Stadium in September 2018) is a multi-purpose sports and entertainment stadium in the Docklands precinct of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Sir Donald George Bradman, AC (27 August 1908 – 25 February 2001), often referred to as "The Don", was an Australian international cricketer, widely acknowledged as the greatest batsman of all time.
Dr Donald Cordner (21 January 1922 – 13 May 2009) was an Australian rules footballer who played with Melbourne in the Victorian Football League (VFL) during the 1940s.
In cricket, a duck is a batsman's dismissal for a score of zero.
Dustin Andrew Fletcher (born 7 May 1975) is a former professional Australian rules footballer who played for the Essendon Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL).
East Melbourne is an inner suburb of Melbourne, Australia, 2 km east of Melbourne's Central Business District.
Eden Gardens is a cricket ground in Kolkata, India established in 1864.
Edwin "Ted" Evans (26 March 1849 – 2 July 1921) was an Australian cricketer who played in six Tests between 1881 and 1886.
An electric light is a device that produces visible light from electric current.
Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.
Sir Elton Hercules John (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight; 25 March 1947) is an English singer, pianist, and composer.
England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.
The England cricket team represents England and Wales (and, until 1992, also Scotland) in international cricket.
The England national rugby league team represents England in international rugby league.
The 1876–77 tour of Australia and New Zealand was at the time considered to be another professional first-class cricket tour of the colonies, as similar tours had occurred previously, but retrospectively it became classified as the first ever Test cricket tour of Australia by the English cricket team.
ESPN Inc. is an American sports media conglomerate based in Bristol, Connecticut.
ESPNcricinfo (formerly known as Cricinfo or CricInfo) is a sports news website exclusively for the game of cricket.
In the Catholic Church, a Eucharistic Congress is a gathering of clergy, religious, and laity to bear witness to the Real Presence of Jesus in the Eucharist, which is an important Roman Catholic doctrine.
Felix William Spiers (born London, England 1832, died Paris, France 1911) was a British restaurateur and hotelier.
Fergie Duhamel (born Stacy Ann Ferguson; March 27, 1975) is an American singer, songwriter, and actress.
Fiction Plane is a rock band consisting of lead vocalist and bass player Joe Sumner, guitarist Seton Daunt, and drummer Pete Wilhoit.
The FIFA World Cup qualification is the process that a national association football team goes through to qualify for the FIFA World Cup finals.
The Fifth Air Force (5 AF) is a numbered air force of the United States Air Force Pacific Air Forces (PACAF).
First-class cricket is an official classification of the highest-standard international or domestic matches in the sport of cricket.
Flagstaff Gardens is the oldest park in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, first established in 1862.
Flinders Street is a notable street in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
The football tournament at the 2000 Summer Olympics started on 13 September.
Football Federation Australia (FFA) is the governing body of soccer, futsal and beach soccer within Australia.
Francis Erskine "Frank" Allan (2 December 1849 – 9 February 1917) was an Australian cricketer who represented Victoria in first-class intercolonial matches and made one Test appearance for Australia.
Sir Frank P. Lowy, (born 22 October 1930) is a Czechoslovak-born Australian-Israeli businessman and the former long-time Chairman of Westfield Corporation, a global shopping centre company with US$29.3 billion of assets under management in the United States, United Kingdom and Europe.
Frank Holmes Tyson (6 June 1930 – 27 September 2015) was an England cricketer of the 1950s, who also worked as a schoolmaster, journalist, cricket coach and cricket commentator after emigrating to Australia in 1960.
Frederick Robert "Fred" Spofforth (9 September 1853 – 4 June 1926), also known as "The Demon Bowler", was arguably the Australian cricket team's finest pace bowler of the nineteenth century and was the first bowler to take 50 Test wickets, and the first to take a Test hat-trick in 1879.
Gaddafi Stadium (قذافی اسٹیڈیم / ALA-LC) is a cricket ground in Lahore, Pakistan.
Gary Ablett Jr. (born 14 May 1984) is a professional Australian rules footballer playing for the Geelong Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL).
Gary Ablett Sr. (born 1 October 1961), is a former Australian rules footballer who represented and in the Australian Football League (AFL).
Colonel George Robert Canning Harris, 4th Baron Harris, (3 February 1851 – 24 March 1932), generally known as Lord Harris, was a British colonial administrator and Governor of Bombay.
George V (George Frederick Ernest Albert; 3 June 1865 – 20 January 1936) was King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions, and Emperor of India, from 6 May 1910 until his death in 1936.
The Government of Victoria is the executive administrative authority of the Australian state of Victoria.
The Greece national football team (Εθνική Ελλάδος, Ethniki Ellados) represents Greece in association football and is controlled by the Hellenic Football Federation, the governing body for football in Greece.
Gregory Martin Baum (born 14 December 1959) is an Australian sports journalist and football writer.
The Guadalcanal Campaign, also known as the Battle of Guadalcanal and codenamed Operation Watchtower by American forces, was a military campaign fought between 7 August 1942 and 9 February 1943 on and around the island of Guadalcanal in the Pacific theater of World War II.
Guinness World Records, known from its inception in 1955 until 2000 as The Guinness Book of Records and in previous United States editions as The Guinness Book of World Records, is a reference book published annually, listing world records both of human achievements and the extremes of the natural world.
Guns N' Roses, often abbreviated as GNR, is an American hard rock band from Los Angeles, California, formed in 1985.
A hat-trick or hat trick is the achievement of a positive feat three times in a game, or another achievement based on the number three.
The Hawthorn Football Club, nicknamed the Hawks, is a professional Australian rules football club in the Australian Football League (AFL).
Haydn William Bunton (5 July 1911 – 5 September 1955) was an Australian rules footballer who represented in the Victorian Football League (VFL), in the West Australian Football League (WAFL), and in the South Australian National Football League (SANFL) during the 1930s and 1940s.
Helsinki (or;; Helsingfors) is the capital city and most populous municipality of Finland.
The Helsinki Olympic Stadium (Helsingin Olympiastadion; Helsingfors Olympiastadion), located in the Töölö district about from the centre of the Finnish capital Helsinki, is the largest stadium in the country, nowadays mainly used for hosting sports events and big concerts.
Test matches in the period 1877 to 1883 were organised somewhat differently from international cricket matches today.
The history of Test cricket between 1884 and 1889 was one of English dominance over the Australians.
Test matches (matches of Test cricket) in the 19th century were somewhat different affairs than what they are today.
Hunters & Collectors are an Australian rock music band formed in 1981.
Ian Ronald Bell MBE (born 11 April 1982) is an English cricketer who played international cricket in all formats for the England cricket team.
India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.
The India national cricket team, also known as Team India and Men in Blue, is governed by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), and is a full member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) with Test, One Day International (ODI) and Twenty20 International (T20I) status.
Indigenous Australians are the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people of Australia, descended from groups that existed in Australia and surrounding islands prior to British colonisation.
The International Champions Cup (ICC) is an annual club association football exhibition competition.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) is the international governing body of cricket.
International rules football (Peil na rialacha idirnáisiunta; also known as inter rules in Australia and compromise rules in Ireland) is a team sport consisting of a hybrid of football codes, which was developed to facilitate international representative matches between Australian rules football players and Gaelic football players.
The Iran national football team (Tīm-e Melli-e Fūtbāl-e Īrān), also known as Team Melli (lit), represents Iran in international football competitions and is governed by the Iran Football Federation.
The Ireland international rules football team is the representative team for Ireland in international rules football, a compromise between Gaelic football and Australian rules football.
The Italy national football team (Nazionale di calcio dell'Italia) represents Italy in association football and is controlled by the Italian Football Federation (FIGC), the governing body for football in Italy.
John "Jack" Henry Webb Fingleton, OBE (28 April 190822 November 1981) was an Australian cricketer who was trained as a journalist and became a political and cricket commentator after the end of his playing career.
John "Jack" Ryder, MBE (8 August 1889 – 3 April 1977) was a cricketer who played for Victoria and Australia.
James Lillywhite (23 February 1842 – 25 October 1929) was an English Test cricketer and an umpire.
Jason Hadfield Dunstall (born 14 August 1964) is a former Australian rules footballer who played for the Hawthorn Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL).
Jason Jonathan Roy (born 21 July 1990) is an English international cricketer who plays for Surrey in domestic cricket.
Java (Indonesian: Jawa; Javanese: ꦗꦮ; Sundanese) is an island of Indonesia.
Jet is an Australian rock band formed in 2001.
James Stynes OAM (23 April 196620 March 2012) was an Irish-born footballer who converted from Gaelic football to Australian rules football.
Joseph Stanislaus Solomon (born 26 August 1930, Port Mourant, Berbice, British Guiana, now Guyana) is a former West Indian cricketer who played 27 Tests for the West Indies from 1958 to 1965, scoring 1326 runs, mainly from number six and seven in the batting line-up.
John Cain (born 26 April 1931) is a former Australian politician who was the 41st Premier of Victoria, in office from 1982 to 1990 as leader of the Labor Party.
John Cain (19 January 1882 – 4 August 1957) was an Australian politician, who became the 34th premier of Victoria, and was the first Australian Labor Party leader to win a majority in the Victorian Legislative Assembly.
John Douglas Coleman (23 November 1928 – 5 April 1973) was an Australian rules footballer who played for and coached Essendon in the Victorian Football League (now the Australian Football League). Coleman ranks as one of the greatest Australian rules footballers of all time. In a relatively short playing career, Coleman has the second highest goal average in the history of the VFL/AFL, kicking 537 goals in 98 matches. He was also known for his high-flying spectacular marks, in some cases jumping cleanly over opponents. After a knee injury ended his playing career at age 25, he returned to coach Essendon to premiership success. Coleman died in 1973, at the age of 44, of sudden coronary atheroma. He is the namesake of the Coleman Medal, awarded to the AFL player who kicks the most goals during the home and away season. In 1996 he was one of 12 inaugural Australian Football Hall of Fame inductees bestowed "Legend" status. He is the only player amongst them to play less than 100 games at senior level.
John "Jack" Conway (3 February 1842 – 22 August 1909) was an Australian cricketer who played first-class cricket from 1861–62 to 1879–80.
Dr John Charles Lill (born 7 December 1933 in Adelaide) is a former Australian first-class cricketer who represented South Australia.
John Longmire (born 31 December 1970) is the current coach of the Sydney Swans.
Jolimont railway station is located on the Hurstbridge and South Morang lines in Victoria, Australia, serving the inner Melbourne suburb of East Melbourne and not all trains stop here.
Juventus Football Club S.p.A. (from iuventūs, "youth"), colloquially known as Juve, is a professional Italian football club in Turin, Piedmont.
Keith Ross Miller, (28 November 1919 – 11 October 2004) was an Australian test cricketer and a Royal Australian Air Force pilot during World War II.
Kenya, officially the Republic of Kenya, is a country in Africa with its capital and largest city in Nairobi.
Kevin Charles Bartlett AM (born 6 March 1947) is a former Australian rules footballer and coach who played in the Victorian Football League between 1965 and 1983 for the Richmond Football Club.
Kings of Leon is an American rock band that formed in Nashville, Tennessee, in 1999.
La Trobe Street (also Latrobe Street) is a major street and thoroughfare in the city centre of Melbourne, Australia.
Leigh Raymond Matthews AM (born 1 March 1952) is a former Australian rules footballer and coach.
Lindsay John Casson Gaze (born 16 August 1936) is an Australian basketball player and coach.
Lionel Andrés Messi Cuccittini (born 24 June 1987) is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a forward for Spanish club Barcelona and the Argentine national team.
This is a list of Australian rules football-related statues.
The Commonwealth Games is a quadrennial event which began in 1930 as the British Empire Games.
The following is a list of cricket grounds, ordered by capacity,.
The Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) is an Australian sports stadium located in Melbourne.
The Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) is an Australian sports stadium located in Yarra Park, Melbourne, Victoria, and is home to the Melbourne Cricket Club.
Many countries have a national sport stadium, which typically serves as the primary or exclusive home for one or more of a country's national representative sports teams.
The following is a list of notable sports stadiums, ordered by their capacity, which refers to the maximum number of spectators they can normally accommodate.
This is a list of Test cricket grounds.
Liverpool Football Club is a professional football club in Liverpool, England, that competes in the Premier League, the top tier of English football.
The Los Angeles Dodgers are an American professional baseball team based in Los Angeles, California.
The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum is an American outdoor sports stadium located in the Exposition Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, California, United States.
Madonna Louise Ciccone (born August 16, 1958) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman.
Manchester City Football Club is a football club in Manchester, England.
Manchester United Football Club is a professional football club based in Old Trafford, Greater Manchester, England, that competes in the Premier League, the top flight of English football.
The marathon is a long-distance race, completed by running, walking, or a run/walk strategy.
Marlene Judith Mathews AO (later Willard, born 14 July 1934) is a retired Australian Olympic sprinter.
Matthew James Lloyd (born 16 April 1978) is a former professional Australian rules footballer, who played for the Essendon Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL).
Matthew "Richo" Richardson (born 19 March 1975 in Devonport, Tasmania), is a retired Australian rules footballer and current media personality who represented Richmond in the Australian Football League (AFL).
The Medal of Honor is the United States of America's highest and most prestigious personal military decoration that may be awarded to recognize U.S. military service members who distinguished themselves by acts of valor.
Melbourne is the state capital of Victoria and the second-most populous city in Australia and Oceania.
Melbourne City Centre (also known colloquially as simply "The City" or "The CBD") is an area of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
The Melbourne Cricket Club (MCC) is a sports club based in Melbourne, Australia.
The Melbourne Football Club, nicknamed the Demons, is a professional Australian rules football club, playing in the Australian Football League (AFL).
The Melbourne Sports and Entertainment Precinct is a series of sports stadiums and venues, located in Melbourne, Victoria, in Australia.
The Melbourne Stars is an Australian Twenty20 cricket team based in Melbourne, Victoria that competes in Australia's Twenty20 competition, the Big Bash League.
The Melbourne Stars WBBL team is a women's cricket team based in Melbourne, Australia.
The Melbourne Storm are a rugby league team based in Melbourne, Victoria in Australia, that participate in the National Rugby League.
Melbourne Victory Football Club is an Australian professional soccer club based in Melbourne, Victoria.
The Merri Creek is a waterway in southern parts of Victoria, Australia, which flows through the northern suburbs of Melbourne.
Mervyn Gregory Hughes (born 23 November 1961) is a former Australian cricketer living in Melbourne.
Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009) was an American singer, songwriter, and dancer.
Midnight Oil (known informally as "The Oils") are an Australian rock band composed of Peter Garrett (vocals, harmonica), Rob Hirst (drums), Jim Moginie (guitar, keyboard), Martin Rotsey (guitar) and Bones Hillman (bass guitar).
Colonel Mitchell Paige (Serbian:Михајло Пејић/Mihajlo Pejić) (August 31, 1918 – November 15, 2003) was a United States Marine and a recipient of the Medal of Honor from World War II.
The Monash Tigers is an Australian cricket club based in Glen Waverley in the south-eastern suburbs of Melbourne, Victoria.
Mulgrave is a suburb in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 21 km south-east of Melbourne's central business district.
Deshabandu Muttiah Muralitharan (முத்தையா முரளீதரன், මුත්තයියා මුරලිදරන්; also spelt Muralidaran; born 1972) is a former Sri Lankan cricketer who was rated the greatest Test match bowler ever by Wisden Cricketers' Almanack in 2002.
Nathan Wade Bracken (born 12 September 1977) is a former Australian cricketer, who played all formats of the game.
The National Sports Museum is a museum dedicated to Australian sport and is located within the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Melbourne, Australia.
Edward James "Ned" Gregory (29 May 1839 in Waverley, New South Wales – 22 April 1899 in Randwick, New South Wales) was an Australian cricketer who played in the first recognised Test in 1877 between Australia and England in Melbourne.
Robert Neil Harvey (born 8 October 1928) is an Australian former cricketer who represented the Australian cricket team between 1948 and 1963, playing in 79 Test matches.
The New South Wales cricket team (currently named NSW Blues) are an Australian men's professional first class cricket team based in Sydney, New South Wales.
The New South Wales Mounted Police Unit is a mounted section of the New South Wales Police Force.
The New South Wales rugby league team has represented the Australian state of New South Wales in rugby league football since the sport's beginnings there in 1907.
New Zealand (Aotearoa) is a sovereign island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.
The New Zealand national football team represents New Zealand in international association football.
Norman Walter "Norm" Smith (21 November 1915 – 29 July 1973) was an Australian rules football player and coach in the Victorian Football League (VFL).
Occupational safety and health (OSH), also commonly referred to as occupational health and safety (OHS), occupational health, or workplace health and safety (WHS), is a multidisciplinary field concerned with the safety, health, and welfare of people at work.
Olympic Park Stadium was a multi-purpose outdoor stadium located on Olympic Boulevard in inner Melbourne.
A One Day International (ODI) is a form of limited overs cricket, played between two teams with international status, in which each team faces a fixed number of overs, usually 50.
Pakistan (پاکِستان), officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan (اِسلامی جمہوریہ پاکِستان), is a country in South Asia.
The Pakistan national cricket team (پاکستان قومی کرکٹ ٹیم), popularly referred to as the Shaheens (شاہینز), Green Shirts and Men in Green, is administered by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).
The Parramatta Eels are an Australian professional rugby league football club based in the Sydney suburb of Parramatta.
Paul Maurice Kelly (born 13 January 1955) is an Australian rock music singer-songwriter, guitarist, and harmonica player.
Sir James Paul McCartney (born 18 June 1942) is an English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer.
Peter Featherby (born 12 December 1951) is a former Australian rules footballer.
Pope John Paul II (Ioannes Paulus II; Giovanni Paolo II; Jan Paweł II; born Karol Józef Wojtyła;; 18 May 1920 – 2 April 2005) served as Pope and sovereign of the Vatican City State from 1978 to 2005.
Port Melbourne is an inner suburb of Melbourne, Australia, 5 km south-west from Melbourne's Melbourne central business district.
The Port Phillip District was a historical administrative division of the Colony of New South Wales, which existed from September 1836 until 1 July 1851, when it was separated from New South Wales and became the Colony of Victoria.
The Premier League is the top level of the English football league system.
The Premier of Victoria is the Head of government in the Australian state of Victoria.
Prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence and Avondale (Albert Victor Christian Edward; 8 January 1864 – 14 January 1892), was the eldest child of the Prince and Princess of Wales (later King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra) and grandson of the reigning British monarch, Queen Victoria.
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (born Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark, 10 June 1921) is the husband and consort of Queen Elizabeth II.
Racewalking, or race walking, is a long-distance discipline within the sport of athletics.
Real Madrid Club de Fútbol ("Royal Madrid Football Club"), commonly known as Real Madrid, or simply as Real, is a professional football club based in Madrid, Spain.
A revival meeting is a series of Christian religious services held to inspire active members of a church body to gain new converts.
Richard Benaud, OBE (6 October 1930 – 10 April 2015) was an Australian cricketer who, after his retirement from international cricket in 1964, became a highly regarded commentator on the game.
The Richmond Football Club, nicknamed the Tigers, is a professional Australian rules football club playing in the Australian Football League (AFL), the sport's premier competition.
Richmond railway station is located on the Alamein, Belgrave, Cranbourne, Frankston, Glen Waverley, Lilydale, Pakenham and Sandringham lines in Victoria, Australia.
Richmond is an inner suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 3 km (1.86 miles) south-east of Melbourne's Central Business District in the local government area of the City of Yarra municipality.
Ricky Thomas Ponting, AO (born 19 December 1974), is a former Australian international cricketer, and two-time World Cup winning captain in 2003 and 2007, widely regarded as one of the greatest batsmen of all time.
Sir Robert Gordon Menzies, (20 December 189415 May 1978), was an Australian politician who twice served as Prime Minister of Australia, in office from 1939 to 1941 and again from 1949 to 1966.
Rome (Roma; Roma) is the capital city of Italy and a special comune (named Comune di Roma Capitale).
Ronald Dale Barassi Jr (born 27 February 1936) is a retired Australian rules football player and coach.
Ronald William "Ron" Clarke, AO, MBE (21 February 1937 – 17 June 2015) was an Australian athlete, writer, and Mayor of the Gold Coast from 2004 to 2012.
Ross Oakley (born 30 September 1942) is an Australian businessman and former Australian rules footballer with St Kilda in the Victorian Football League (VFL).
The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), formed March 1921, is the aerial warfare branch of the Australian Defence Force (ADF).
Rugby league football is a full-contact sport played by two teams of thirteen players on a rectangular field.
Rugby union, commonly known in most of the world as rugby, is a contact team sport which originated in England in the first half of the 19th century.
Rugby Victoria, formerly the Victorian Rugby Union, is the governing body for the sport of rugby union within the state of Victoria in Australia.
Sarfraz Nawaz Malik (Punjabi, سرفراز نواز ملک) (born 1 December 1948) is a former Pakistani Test cricketer and politician who discovered reverse swing and was instrumental in Pakistan's first Test series victories over India and England.
Scott Pendlebury (born 7 January 1988) is a professional Australian rules footballer playing for the Collingwood Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL).
Shane Keith Warne (born 13 September 1969) is a Australian former international cricketer, and a former ODI captain of the Australian national team.
The Sheffield Shield is the domestic first-class cricket competition of Australia.
Shirley Barbara de la Hunty AO, MBE (née Strickland; 18 July 1925 – 11 February 2004), known as Shirley Strickland during her early career, was an Australian athlete.
Sound Relief was a multi-venue rock music concert held on 14 March 2009, which was announced by the Premier of Victoria, John Brumby on 24 February 2009.
South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa.
South Melbourne is an inner suburb of Melbourne, Australia, 2 km south of Melbourne's Central Business District (CBD).
Southeast Asia or Southeastern Asia is a subregion of Asia, consisting of the countries that are geographically south of China, east of India, west of New Guinea and north of Australia.
The Soviet Union national football team (сбо́рная Сове́тского Сою́за по футбо́лу, sbornaya Sovyetskogo Soyuza po futbolu) was the national football team of the Soviet Union.
Split Enz was a rock band from New Zealand that was popular during the late 1970s and early 1980s.
Spring Street is a major street in the central business district of Melbourne, Australia.
The Sri Lanka national cricket team, nicknamed The Lions, is a full member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) with Test, One-Day International (ODI) and T20 International status.
The Stadio Flaminio is a stadium in Rome.
The Stadio Olimpico is the main and largest sports facility of Rome, Italy.
The State of Origin series is the annual best-of-three rugby league football match series between two Australian state representative sides, the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons.
Stephen Phillip Bracks AC (born 15 October 1954) is a former Australian politician and the 44th Premier of Victoria.
Steven Peter Devereux Smith (born 2 June 1989) is an Australian international cricketer and former captain of the Australian national team.
Steven Michael Davies (born 17 June 1986) is an English first-class cricketer, a left-handed batsman who currently plays for Somerset.
The Summer Olympic Games (Jeux olympiques d'été) or the Games of the Olympiad, first held in 1896, is an international multi-sport event that is hosted by a different city every four years.
The Super League war was the dispute over control of the top-level professional rugby league competition in Australia and New Zealand in the mid-1990s, between the Australian Rugby League (ARL) and Super League (Australia).
The Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) is a sports stadium in Sydney, Australia.
The Tasman Sea (Māori: Te Tai-o-Rehua) is a marginal sea of the South Pacific Ocean, situated between Australia and New Zealand.
Tatts Group is active in the wagering, lotteries and gaming industries with an operational footprint extending across every State and Territory of Australia; except Western Australia, and throughout New Zealand.
Edward William 'Ted' Pooley (13 February 1842 – 18 July 1907) was an English cricketer.
Test cricket is the longest form of the sport of cricket and is considered its highest standard.
The Amazing Race Australia is an Australian reality game show based on the American TV series, ''The Amazing Race''.
The Herald and Weekly Times Limited (HWT) is a newspaper publishing company based in Melbourne, Australia.
The Killers are an American rock band formed in Las Vegas, Nevada, in 2001 by members Brandon Flowers (lead vocals, keyboards, bass) and Dave Keuning (lead guitar, backing vocals).
The Pacific is a 2010 American television series produced by HBO, Playtone, and DreamWorks that premiered in the United States on March 14, 2010.
The Police were a British rock band formed in London in 1977.
The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in London, England, in 1962.
The Rugby Championship is an international rugby union competition contested annually by Argentina, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa.
The Sydney Morning Herald (SMH) is a daily compact newspaper published by Fairfax Media in Sydney, Australia.
The Three Tenors were a popular operatic singing group during the 1990s and early 2000s, consisting of Spaniards Plácido Domingo and José Carreras and the Italian Luciano Pavarotti.
Thomas Kingston Kendall (24 August 1851 – 17 August 1924) was an Australian cricketer, who played in two Tests in 1877, including the inaugural Test which was played at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in March 1877.
Tom Mitchell (born 31 May 1993) is a professional Australian rules footballer playing for the Hawthorn Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL).
Thomas Wentworth Wills (19 August 1835 – 2 May 1880) was a sportsman who is credited with being Australia's first cricketer of significance and a founder of Australian football.
Track and field is a sport which includes athletic contests established on the skills of running, jumping, and throwing.
U2 are an Irish rock band from Dublin formed in 1976.
The UEFA European Championship (known informally as the Euros) is the primary association football competition contested by the senior men's national teams of the members of the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA), determining the continental champion of Europe.
The underarm bowling incident of 1981 took place on February 1st 1981, when Australia played New Zealand in a One Day International cricket match, the third of five such matches in the final of the Benson & Hedges World Series Cup, at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
The United States Army Air Forces (USAAF or AAF), informally known as the Air Force, was the aerial warfare service of the United States of America during and immediately after World War II (1939/41–1945), successor to the previous United States Army Air Corps and the direct predecessor of the United States Air Force of today, one of the five uniformed military services.
The United States Marine Corps (USMC), also referred to as the United States Marines, is a branch of the United States Armed Forces responsible for conducting amphibious operations with the United States Navy.
The Uruguay national football team represents Uruguay in international association football and is controlled by the Uruguayan Football Association, the governing body for football in Uruguay.
A velocipede is a human-powered land vehicle with one or more wheels.
Victoria (abbreviated as Vic) is a state in south-eastern Australia.
The Victoria cricket team, who were until 2018 named Victorian Bushrangers, is an Australian first class cricket team based in Melbourne, Victoria.
The Victorian Heritage Register (VHR) lists places deemed to be of cultural heritage significance to the State of Victoria, Australia.
Walter Reginald "Wally" Hammond (19 June 1903 – 1 July 1965) was an English first-class cricketer who played for Gloucestershire in a career that lasted from 1920 to 1951.
The Wankhede Stadium is a cricket stadium in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
The warming up is prepare for physical exertion or a performance by exercising or practising gently beforehand.
Wasim Akram (وسیم اکرم|; born 3 June 1966) is a former Pakistani first-class cricketer, cricket commentator and television personality.
Waverley Park (originally VFL Park) was an Australian rules football stadium in Mulgrave, Victoria, Australia.
Wayne Campbell (born 23 September 1972) is a retired Australian rules football player and administrator for the Richmond Football Club in the AFL.
Wayne Carey (born 27 May 1971) is a former Australian rules footballer who played with the North Melbourne Football Club and the Adelaide Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL).
The West Indies or the Caribbean Basin is a region of the North Atlantic Ocean in the Caribbean that includes the island countries and surrounding waters of three major archipelagoes: the Greater Antilles, the Lesser Antilles and the Lucayan Archipelago.
The West Indies cricket team, colloquially known as and (since June 2017) officially branded as the Windies, is a multi-national cricket team representing the Caribbean region and administered by Cricket West Indies.
Wilfred Rhodes (29 October 1877 – 8 July 1973) was an English professional cricketer who played 58 Test matches for England between 1899 and 1930.
William Street is a major street in the central business district of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Wolfmother is an Australian hard rock band from Sydney, New South Wales formed in 2000 by vocalist and guitarist Andrew Stockdale, bassist and keyboardist Chris Ross and drummer Myles Heskett.
The Women's Big Bash League (WBBL) is the Australian women's domestic Twenty20 cricket competition.
The Benson & Hedges World Championship of Cricket was a One Day International tournament held from 17 February to 10 March 1985 in Australia and won by India.
The World Cricket Tsunami Appeal was an effort by the International Cricket Council to raise funds to support the humanitarian relief efforts following the Indian Ocean tsunami of 26 December 2004.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
WWE Super Show-Down is an upcoming professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event and WWE Network event, produced by WWE for their Raw and SmackDown brands.
Yarra Park (35.469 hectares) is part of the Melbourne Sports and Entertainment Precinct, the premier sporting precinct of Victoria, Australia.
The Yugoslavia national football team represented the Kingdom of Yugoslavia (1918–1941, until 1929 as Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes), and the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (1943–1992, until November 29, 1945 as Democratic Federal Yugoslavia, 29 November 1945–1963 as Federal People's Republic of Yugoslavia) in association football.
The 1924 Victorian Football League season was the 28th season of the elite Australian rules football competition.
The 1932 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the X Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event that was held from July 30 to August 14, 1932, in Los Angeles, California, United States.
The 1956 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XVI Olympiad, were an international multi-sport event which was held in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, in November–December 1956, apart from the equestrian events, which were held five months earlier in Stockholm, Sweden.
The 1956 VFL Grand Final was an Australian rules football game contested between the Melbourne Football Club and Collingwood Football Club, held at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on 15 September 1956.
The 1966 British Empire and Commonwealth Games were held in Kingston, Jamaica, from 4 to 13 August 1966.
The 1969 VFL Grand Final was an Australian rules football game contested between the Carlton Football Club and Richmond Football Club, held at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Melbourne on 27 September 1969.
The 1970 VFL Grand Final was an Australian rules football game contested between the Carlton Football Club and Collingwood Football Club, held at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on 26 September 1970.
The 1971 VFL Grand Final was an Australian rules football game contested between the Hawthorn Football Club and St Kilda Football Club, held at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Melbourne on 25 September 1971.
The 1984 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXIII Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event that was held from July 28 to August 12, 1984, in Los Angeles (LA), California, United States.
The 1991 Australian Football League season was the 95th season of the elite Australian rules football competition.
The 1992 Cricket World Cup (officially the Benson & Hedges World Cup 1992) was the fifth staging of the Cricket World Cup, organised by the International Cricket Council (ICC).
The 1994 State of Origin series saw the 13th year that the annual three-game series between the Queensland and New South Wales representative rugby league football teams was contested entirely under 'state of origin' selection rules.
The 1995 State of Origin series was the 14th time that the annual three-game series between the Queensland and New South Wales representative rugby league football teams was contested entirely under 'state of origin' selection rules.
The 1996 Cricket World Cup, also called the Wills World Cup 1996 after its official sponsors, ITC's Wills brand, was the sixth Cricket World Cup, organised by the International Cricket Council (ICC).
The 1997 State of Origin series was the 16th year that the annual best-of-three series of interstate rugby league football matches between the Queensland and New South Wales representative teams was contested entirely under 'state of origin' selection rules.
The 1998 FIFA World Cup was the 16th FIFA World Cup, the world championship for men's national association football teams.
The 1999 NRL Grand Final was the conclusive and premiership-deciding game of the 1999 NRL season.
The 1st Marine Division (1st MARDIV) is a Marine infantry division of the United States Marine Corps headquartered at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California.
The 1st Marine Regiment is an infantry regiment of the United States Marine Corps based at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California.
The 2000 Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XXVII Olympiad and commonly known as Sydney 2000 or the Millennium Olympic Games/Games of the New Millennium, were an international multi-sport event which was held between 15 September and 1 October 2000 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
The 2002 FIFA World Cup was the 17th FIFA World Cup, the quadrennial world championship for men's national football teams organized by FIFA.
The 2006 Commonwealth Games, officially the XVIII Commonwealth Games and commonly known as Melbourne 2006, were an international multi-sport event for members of the Commonwealth that were held in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia between 15 and 26 March 2006.
The Closing Ceremony of the 2006 Commonwealth Games was held at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia on 26 March 2006 to mark the closing of the 18th Commonwealth Games.
The Opening Ceremony of the 2006 Commonwealth Games was held on 15 March 2006 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
The 2006 FIFA World Cup was the 18th FIFA World Cup, the quadrennial international football world championship tournament.
The 2007 Tri Nations Series was an annual rugby union competition between the national teams of Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.
The 2010 AFL Grand Final was a series of two Australian rules football matches between the Collingwood Football Club and the St Kilda Football Club.
The 2010 FIFA World Cup was the 19th FIFA World Cup, the world championship for men's national association football teams.
The Asian Football Confederation was allocated four assured qualifying berths for the 2010 FIFA World Cup, and one place in a play-off.
The 2015 Cricket World Cup (officially known as ICC Cricket World Cup 2015) was the 11th Cricket World Cup, jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand from 14 February to 29 March 2015.
The final of the 2015 Cricket World Cup took place on 29 March 2015 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Melbourne, Australia.
The 2015 International Champions Cup (or ICC) was a series of friendly association football tournaments.
The 2015 State of Origin series was the 35th time the annual best-of-three series between the Queensland and New South Wales rugby league teams to be played entirely under 'state of origin' rules (1980 and 1981 were only one game series).
The 2015–16 Big Bash League season (BBL|05) was the fifth season of the Big Bash League (BBL), the premier Twenty20 cricket competition in Australia.
The 2017 AFL Grand Final was an Australian rules football game contested between the Adelaide Crows and the Richmond Tigers, held at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on 30 September 2017.
The 2017–18 Ashes series (named Magellan Ashes Series for sponsorship reasons) was a series of Test cricket matches contested between England and Australia for The Ashes.
The 2018 State of Origin series is the 37th annual best-of-three series between the Queensland and New South Wales rugby league teams.