Sport in Melbourne
Melbourne is the sporting capital of Australia and hosts the Australian Tennis Open in January, Australian F1 Grand Prix in March, Presidents Cup Golf, AFL, Melbourne Storm NRL Team, Melbourne Rebels Super 15 Rugby Team, Melbourne Vixens Netball Team. With MCG, Eitah Stadium and now the new AAMI Park all sporting codes are covered like no other city in Australia. The first Tuesday of November each year also hosts the famous Melbourne Cup horse race and the day is declared a public holiday. Climate varies from cold in the Winter to occasionally very hot in the summer. Melbournians love their sport.