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Tuesday, 13 March 2018

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Dunkley-Smith World Record row

Josh Dunkley-Smith has broken the 2000m indoor rowing World Record by setting a time of 5:35.8 seconds.

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Jacinta Carroll continues to impress

Off only four days of waterskiing practice, Victorian Institute of Sport athlete Jacinta Carroll reclaims her Moomba Masters jumps title for a fifth time on Melbourne’s Yarra River.

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Skinner claims Silver at World Cup

Victorian Institute of Sport trap shooter, Catherine Skinner has taken silver at the ISSF World Cup in Guadalajara Mexico.

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O’Brien wins Bendigo International Madison

The 2018 Bendigo International Madison was won by Victorian Institute of Sport young gun Kell O’Brien and partner Sam Welsford (WA), with former VIS Award of Excellence recipient Leigh Howard claiming silver.

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Nutrition Tip | Dental Health

As athletes, we are constantly manipulating carbohydrate content to allow for the best outcomes in our sports. But what effect does consuming high sugary foods have on our dental health?

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Gourley and O'Callaghan get things started

Paralympic Team Co-Captain Mitchell Gourley and Jonty O’Callaghan commenced their quest for Paralympic Alpine Gold at the PyeongChang Winter Paralympics on Saturday.

Monday, 05 March 2018

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Seven VIS athletes to make a splash

Seven VIS athletes have been named in the Australian Swimming team for the Commonwealth Games, including our Olympic Gold Medallist, 400m freestyler Mack Horton.

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Four more round out the Athletics squad

Commonwealth Games Australia has welcomed four additional VIS athletes to finalise the athletics squad for Gold Coast 2018.

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Mitchell breaks her own record for the second time in a month

Kathryn Mitchell has again rewritten the Australian Women’s Javelin record, improving her mark to 68.57m at the Victorian Track & Field Championships to win the State title on Saturday.

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VIS Rowers dominate Vic Champs

VIS scholarship holders medalled in eleven different events at the 2018 Victorian Rowing Championships on the weekend.

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