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Melbourne workers won Saturday afternoons off in the 1860's, and without that, AFL probably wouldn't be the city's dominant code today.

Pouring money into AFL clubs only has a modest effect on team success, University of Melbourne research has found.

The University of Melbourne’s women’s and men’s rowing crews have triumphed over the University of Sydney at the Australian Boat Race today.

Nicholas Gillies from St Kevin’s College has today been named the University of Melbourne Rugby Young Achiever Award recipient for 2013.

A new study will investigate the impact of exercise on older, inactive adults to see whether it can improve memory and reduce the risk of developing Dementia.

As the Ashes series gets underway next week, a pair of brothers from Australia have been exploring the physics behind the spin of a cricket ball.

Dr Mike Pottinger spoke to Sky News about the role of organised crime groups in the use of illicit drugs in sport.

A political science, economics and finance lecturer, Dr Pottenger (@Mike_Pottenger) completed a PhD on the international political economy of corruption and organised crime.

The University of Melbourne and the University of Sydney have shared the honours at the Australian Boat Race following an Oxford v Cambridge style showdown this afternoon on the Yarra River.

The National Indigenous Tertiary Education Student Games will be held in Victoria for the first time ever. 

Elite school level rugby union players will be able to pursue their academic and sporting dreams with the assistance of a new University of Melbourne-Victorian Schools’ Rugby Union scholarship.