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Monday, 24 September 2018

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Nutrition | Snacking right

Snacking gives us extra fuel and nutrients to top up our energy stores when we are hungry. It’s also a great way to get your extra fruit, veg and dairy serves for overall health.

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Aussie Diamonds win Quad Series

The Samsung Diamonds sealed another Netball Quad Series title with a 60-55 win against the New Zealand Silver Ferns at Melbourne Arena on Sunday.

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Kookaburras Grounded By Argentina In Darwin Decider

The world number one Kookaburras have lost the final of the Darwin International Hockey Open (DIHO) to second-ranked Argentina in an entertaining 2-1 defeat on Saturday night.

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Aerial Skiing Program – Ski Coach

The VIS is seeking two experienced, qualified and passionate high performance ski coaches to work with the development athletes within the Aerial Skiing program.

Tuesday, 18 September 2018

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Two silver and a bronze for VIS rowers

The 2018 World Rowing Championships concluded with VIS having scholarship holders in three podium finishing teams, including the Women’s Eight, Men’s Eight and Women’s Coxless Four in Plovdiv, Bulgaria over the weekend.

Monday, 17 September 2018

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Simmonds earns his Debut

The Kookaburras have defeated world number two Argentina 1-nill at Marrara Hockey Centre on Sunday in a warm up for the Darwin International Hockey Open which saw VIS’ Josh Simmonds debut.

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Taylor and Padget make International debut

The Hockeyroos suffered a 2-1 defeat in the Four Nations Final against Japan who came from behind to clinch victory in Ibaraki on Sunday afternoon.

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Commonwealth Games gold medalist inspires regional students

Victorian Institute of Sport athlete and Commonwealth Games gold medallist, Melissa ‘Milly’ Tapper, headed to Kyneton to visit local schools and inspire the next generation of emerging regional Victorian athletes last week.

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Looking through Nerissa's lens

VIS’ Senior Performance Coordinator, Nerissa Turner is known for her incredible photography, after she was “accidentally” introduced to her hobby by former VIS wheelchair basketballer and now current Captain-Coach of Collingwoods wheelchair AFL team, Brendan Stroud.

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Nutrition Tip | Still run down in Spring?

Spring is in the air and winter has hopefully finally passed us by. But are you still finding you’re getting sick and run down?

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