This city has top level #sport available for its citizen #melbourne #australia #sportingcapital ☺

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Melbourne prides itself on its calendar of world class sporting events. With a population of little more than four million, Australia’s sporting and cultural capital punches well above its weight.

Melbourne first hosted “the big four” international sporting events in the same year in 1996. It was a momentous year that solidified both the foundations of Melbourne’s enviable annual event calendar of world-class tennis, horse racing, F1 and international cricket, and the infrastructure essential for Melbourne’s sporting legacy.