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Monday, 29 October 2018

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Nutrition Tip | Resistant starch

You’ve heard about the benefits of fibre, how about resistant starch?

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Hansen a Short Course Dolphin

Swimming Australia announced a 20-strong squad for the upcoming FINA World short Course Championships in Hangzhou, China in December which included VIS swimmer Jessica Hansen.

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Vipers fourth, Vikings fifth

In agonising circumstances the Victorian Vipers fell short in a penalty shootout against the Canberra Strikers in the bronze medal match, whilst the Victorian Vikings finished in fifth position after defeating South Australia in their classification game.

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Six-day success

At the conclusion of the six-day series in London this morning, VIS’ Kelland O’Brien and teammate Leigh Howard, finished in second position behind Dutch duo Yoeri Havik and Wim Stroetinga.

Friday, 26 October 2018

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Madeleine and Dinasha join forces to get women active

Paralympian Madeleine Hogan and This Girl Can – Victoria ambassador Dinasha Wimalasiri are leading the way to encourage more women to get active.

Tuesday, 23 October 2018

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Bronzed Tapper

VIS’ Milly Tapper won bronze at the 2018 Para Table Tennis World Championships in Slovenia on the weekend after cruising through the group stages undefeated.

Monday, 22 October 2018

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Six in a row

The Australian Diamonds locked away the Constellation Cup for a sixth straight year with a 58-47 victory in the decider over the Silver Ferns on Thursday.

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Wilson brings her 'X'Factor

VIS skateboarders Brad Saunders and Hayley Wilson made history over the weekend competing at the XGames in Sydney.

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Nutrition | World Osteoporosis Day

Last Saturday we celebrated World Osteoporosis Day. Osteoporosis is disease where the bones become weakened, set to affect 1.53 million Victorians by 2022.

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Vikings and Vipers are Finals bound

After two victories over the weekend, both the Victorian Vipers and Vikings have set themselves up for a shot the AHL title.

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