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MELBOURNE: Tennis Australia has reportedly launched a secret A$1 billion ($760 million) bid made to the Victoria state government seeking controlling rights of the venue of the first Grand Slam of of year.

According to a report in the Herald Sun on Monday, the bid includes management of Rod Laver Arena, HiSense Arena, Margaret Court Arena and the surrounding precinct on a 21-year lease.

Tennis Australia told it had confidence to do full justice to the cause after many years of successfully organizing the Australian Open.

Jan 30, 2018 14:01
MELBOURNE: In a major coup for Victorian cricket fans, Visit Victoria has secured the men’s and women’s finals of the ICC World T20 in 2020. The matches will be played at the world-renowned Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), highlighting Melbourne’s reputation as Australia’s sporting capital and a global events city.