SALLY Pearson pushed aside the drama that dominated the headlines for a week to win gold in the 100m hurdles at the Commonwealth Games.

IN the space of 10 minutes, Australia’s track and field gold medal tally doubled thanks to a former champion on the way back and a rising superstar.

AFTER an incredible run of six silver medals Australian diving champion Matthew Mitcham finally won his first Commonwealth Games gold.

USAIN Bolt reiterated his denial of calling the Commonwealth Games “a bit shit” after the world’s fastest man show finally got underway in Glasgow.

SALLY Pearson has shrugged off a week of distractions to defend her Commonwealth 100m hurdles title in stunning style.

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Media Releases

MCC mourns passing of Dr Donald Cordner

May 13, 2009

The MCC is saddened by the passing today of Life member and former president, Dr Donald Cordner, aged 87. During his tenure as president, Dr Cordner oversaw several historic events and projects affecting the club and the MCG.

MCG unveils new turf lighting system

May 05, 2009

The Melbourne Cricket Club today commenced installing a new arena lighting system at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, designed to improve turf growth during the winter months.

Melbourne Football Club and the MCC

Apr 01, 2009

At an announcement made at the MCG today, the Melbourne Football Club once again became a Sporting Section of the Melbourne Cricket Club.

Internode inks deal for free wireless internet at MCG

Mar 29, 2009

From the start of the 2009 AFL season, visitors to the hallowed Melbourne Cricket Ground will have access to free wireless Internet thanks to national broadband company Internode.

MCC and MCG Trust make offer to AFL clubs

Mar 24, 2009

At a meeting with the AFL and AFL clubs last Friday, the MCC, with the support of the MCG Trust,made an offer to Victorian-based clubs to increase their financial return from home matches staged at the MCG.