Pendant les 10 premières années, le Grand Prix avait une de ses courses à Adelaide. [53] Doping became a concern during the 1980s and more active steps were taken to combat it in Australia in the early 1990s. Wally Mason

Il n'y a pas de descente de bobsleigh (utilisées pour le bobsleigh, la luge et le skeleton) en Australie (la plus proche se trouve au Japon), malgré tout l'Australie participe à l'extérieur dans des courses de descente, et on trouve une entrée de piste de Bobsleigh dans les docks de Melbourne[21]. [80], Amateur sport was transformed in Australia in the 1980s with the creation of the Australian Institute of Sport. Wayne Gardner a aussi gagné le titre sur les 500 cm3 en 1989 et Casey Stoner est devenu champion du monde en 2007, amenant son écurie Ducati pour la première fois à la première place. Each Australian State and Territory has established its own institute/academy of sport – ACT Academy of Sport (established 1989), New South Wales Institute of Sport (1996), Northern Territory Institute of Sport (1996), Queensland Academy of Sport (1991), South Australian Sports Institute (1982), Tasmanian Institute of Sport (1985), Victorian Institute of Sport (1990) and Western Australian Institute of Sport (1984). [139][140], The Australia women's national basketball team, known as the Opals, regularly compete well against the world elite at the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup, having won the event in 2006, finished second in 2018 and finished third three times, and at the Summer Olympics Basketball Tournament, where they have won silver medals three times and bronze medals twice.[141].

[83], Australian amateur sport has dealt with financial problems. L'Australian Sports Commission (ASC) est la fédération dépendant du gouvernement qui est responsable de la redistribution des fonds.

[35] In 1924 the Australian Rugby League Board of Control, later to be known as the Australian Rugby League, was formed to administer the national team (the Kangaroos), and later as the national governing body for the sport of Rugby league.

[19][160][161][162] By the 1938 British Empire Games, Australia's combined medal total was already greater than that of the Home Nations tallies combined. Les ligues sportives professionnelles australiennes utilisent un modèle basé sur la franchise comme les ligues professionnelles de sport américaines. Boxing day test cricket match is the most popular sporting event in summer. Il y a maintenant dix équipes dans le pays, plus une équipe en Nouvelle-Zélande. [43] In 1967, Australia hosted the second World Netball Championships in Perth. La première patinoire a probablement été ouverte en 1889, et une autre à Adelaide en 1903. [6] By the late 1830s, horse racing was established in New South Wales and other parts of the country, and enjoyed support across class lines. [55] Later that year, the Australian team competed in the 2006 FIFA World Cup, their second FIFA World Cup appearance after 32 years of failing to qualify for the tournament.[56]. [20][21] In 1897 the Victorian Football League, which later became the AFL the Australian Football League, was founded[13][22] after breaking away from the Victorian Football Association.

Le cricket existe depuis longtemps en Australie et est un des sports les plus populaires[15]. Shane van Gisbergen and Garth Tander have won the Bathurst 1000 in Holden’s last appearance as a factory team. The Matildas have also enjoyed success at the AFC Women's Asian Cup, advancing at least to the semi-finals in all four competitions since joining the AFC in 2006 and winning in 2010. For men, the most popular sport activity was also walking with a participation rate of 15.6%. La liste suivante propose les principaux titres internationaux élites remportés par des équipes nationales, clubs ou sportifs australiens. [117] Also, in a world first, the Nine Network broadcast free-to-air the first match of the 2010 State of Origin series live in 3D in New South Wales, Queensland and Victoria. [51] During the 1980s, Australian soccer players began to start playing regularly in overseas professional leagues, with the most successful player of the decade being Craig Johnston who scored a goal in the 1986 FA Cup Final for Liverpool. En 1988, l'Australie a accueilli pour la première fois un rallye du Championnat du monde des rallyes et a continué jusqu'en 2006.

This was followed by Aerobics/fitness/gym with 11.2%. A dedicated race track was added to Aspendale's horse racing track in 1906, although it fell into disuse almost immediately. A finals match between the Carlton Football Club and Collingwood in 1938 drew 96,834 fans.

the Australian Open) complementary coverage is available on pay television.

l'Australie, le pays d'origine de ce sport, organise un championnat national aussi important que ceux de football en Europe[45]. Les Woodies, formé du duo Todd Woodbridge - Mark Woodforde, a été l'équipe double homme la plus victorieuse de l'histoire. On trouve également parmi les vainqueurs australiens Jan Stephenson, qui a gagné trois tournois féminins majeurs de LPGA au début des années 1980; Wayne Grady, qui a gagné le titre PGA américain en 1990; et Kel Nagle, qui a battu Arnold Palmer d'un coup à St Andrews lors des Open Championship de 1960. [70] A 2007 estimate claimed that Australian football had 615,549 participants,[71] Basketball has become one of the most popular participation sports in Australia. [76], Amateur sport in Australia follows a corporate management system, with the national tier composed of national sport organisations that support and fund elite sport development. Going into the start of the series, Bill Voce told the media "If we don't beat you, we'll knock your bloody heads off." Senior Sports Writer. Les deux organismes sportifs sont convenus de former une alliance stratégique en vue de créer «la plus grande communauté sportive de l'Australie».

Over 1500 races are covered each week, including the pre and post race form and TAB betting information. [6] Horse racing was also happening in Melbourne at Batman's Hill in 1838, with the first race meeting in Victoria taking place in 1840. L'année 2004 marque la dernière saison pour la National Soccer League, la première compétition australienne de football, et en 2005, la ligue A est lancée. [49] Australia had competitors in the America's Cup yacht race for a number of years. Les compétitions internationales les plus importantes sont les championnats du monde de netball, où l'Australie a récemment remporté la première place en 2007, et les Jeux du Commonwealth où le netball a fait son apparition en 1998. [13] Surfing came to Australia by 1915[13] with the first surf life saving competition being held that year. [19] This rivalry with England continues to be an important component of the games for the country.

L'équipe nationale de rugby à XV est les Wallabies. Copyright Nationwide News Pty Ltd. All times AEST (GMT +10:00). Sport came to Australia in 1810 when the first athletics tournament was held; soon after cricket, horse racing and sailing clubs and competitions started. Les jeux AFL ont la 4e meilleure moyenne d'affluence mondiale pour une ligue professionnelle nationale, et la 3e parmi toutes les compétitions de football (ils sont seulement dépassés par la NFL, la première ligue indienne en Twenty20 au cricket, et la Bundesliga en Allemagne). La Grande Finale annuelle se déroule au Stade Olympique de Sydney devant un stade comble (85,000 spectateurs) et 4,5 millions de téléspectateurs (pour 22 millions d'habitants...). Beyond televising live events, there are many sport-related television and radio programs, as well as several magazine publications dedicated to sport.

[4] In 1877, Australia played in the first Test Cricket match against England. [38][39] The bowling style used by the team known body-line bowling was devised by Douglas Jardine with advice from Frank Foster in England ahead of the series in order to defeat Australian batsman Donald Bradman. Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade website, AFL, "All-time attendance record for 2008", Participation in Exercise, Recreation and Sport Survey 2005 Annual Report, Web Archive Copy: Sports Factor: Amateurism in Sport, Badminton Australia - History of Badminton in Australia, MenuID=AC_Information/93/0/,Australian_Canoeing_History/69/0/ Canoeing and Kayaking Australia - History, Canoeing and Kayaking Australia - Olympic history, Equestrian Federation of Australia website, Sporting Shooters Association of Australia website, http://www.waverley.nsw.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0010/8749/SurfLifesaving.pdf, site officiel de l'Australian Handball Council, Fédération Wireless Institute of Australia, WFDF 2004 World Ultimate & Guts Championships Résultats sur le site WFDF, site de l'Australian Flying Disc Association, Ian Thorpe - Australia's Most Successful Olympian Has Retired from Swimming, Austadiums.com: Stades et résultats sportifs australiens, Dépendances et territoires à souveraineté spéciale, https://fr.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Sport_en_Australie&oldid=174753959, licence Creative Commons attribution, partage dans les mêmes conditions, comment citer les auteurs et mentionner la licence. The current anti-siphoning list requires showing listed sports on the broadcaster's main channel. Les Australiens ont participé au ski en tant que sport à partir du XIXe siècle, le point de départ étant probablement Kiandra, dans les Snowy Mountains en 1861. Depuis 2006, il fait partie de la tri-nation, à côté de la Bledisloe cup.

The government has anti-siphoning laws to protect free-to-air stations. Australia participate in many international competitions, such as the Olympics, Commonwealth Games, Cricket World Cup, Rugby World Cup, Rugby League World Cup, FIFA World Cup, the Basketball World Cup for both men's and women's, Netball World Cup, World Baseball Classic and the Hockey World Cup. En 2003, il y avait à peu près 57 000 australiens qui jouaient au baseball dans environ 5000 équipes[14]. Depuis la saison 2008, les joueurs se rencontrent lors du Tasman Trophy Netball League, une compétition formée de cinq équipes venant d'Australie, et cinq venant de Nouvelle-Zélande. [65] The framework "provides a mechanism for the achievement of national goals for sport and active recreation, sets out agreed roles and responsibilities of governments and their expectations of sport and active recreation partners." Dans les dernières années, de nombreux jeunes australiens ont choisi de jouer au basket-ball universitaire américain aux États-Unis, le plus célèbre d'entre eux est Andrew Bogut qui a rejoint la NBA en 2005.

2009 a vu le retour de ce championnat en Australie.

During the 1990s, soccer in Australia faced a challenge in attracting youth players because of the ethnic nature of the sport at the highest levels of national competition.