Edinburgh has a large selection of sports venues in the area and these include Easter Road which is home to Hibernian who play in the Scottish Premier League. It is based in the Leith area of the city and holds over twenty thousand football fans. The other football team in Edinburgh is Heart of Midlothian FC who are based in Tynecastle Castle which has a seating capacity of seventeen thousand.
The Grange Club is a sports ground which is used by the Scottish national cricket team and has hosted many one day internationals. In 2006 the Pakistan cricket team played Scotland in front of a capacity audience. Raeburn Place playing fields were also used in the Cricket World Cup 1999 for Scotland’s home games.
Meadow Bank Stadium is an all purpose sports facility which holds up to sixteen thousand people and hosted the Commonwealth games in 1970 and also 1986. It is also used for basketball, cycling and football. However, probably the most prominent sports arena in the city is Murrayfield Stadium which is home to the Scottish Rugby Union and regularly hosts international test matches. With a capacity of over sixty seven thousand it is the largest sports venue in Scotland.
The Royal Burgess Golfing Society of Edinburgh is a golf course home to the perhaps the oldest golfing club in the world. It has many privileged members including former golfers.