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Monday, 27 August 2018

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Nutrition | Caffeine

How much is in a cup of coffee?

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Lisa Weightman – The Running Mum

VIS athlete Lisa Weightman is a high achiever and an incredibly inspiring person. Setting her sights high has led her to reach goals she never imagined reaching. She has taught us that by dreaming big, you can surprise yourself with what you're capable of.

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Scotty James: "I'm just getting started."

The scene was set for the greatest halfpipe showdown in Winter Olympic history with VIS athlete Scotty James, two-time Olympic gold medallist Shaun White and the impressive Japanese teenager Ayumu Hirano qualifying in the top three places for the PyeongChang final.

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Reynolds wins World Championship silver

A silver medal to Amanda Reynolds capped off a strong day for the Paddle Australia team at the 2018 ICF Para-canoe World Championships in Montemor-o-Velho, Portugal last week.

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Hills crowned Australian Cross Country Champion

VIS athlete, Madeline Hills, was a class above the rest at the Australian and Oceania Cross Country Championships, claiming the 10km course victory by almost 400 metres on the Sunshine Coast.

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Five VIS named in Hockeyroos squad for Japan tour

Hockey Australia have announced the 18-member Hockeyroos team, including five Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holders to compete at next month’s Four Nations Women's Ibaraki International Tournament in Japan.

Wednesday, 22 August 2018

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Alana Thomas making the most of her opportunities

From playing to coaching, Alana Thomas knows what it takes to be on the big stage; relishing her recent opportunity to assist with the Wallaroos coaching team has only grown her hunger for more.

Monday, 20 August 2018

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Data Intelligence Lead

Following a review of the VIS Data Intelligence capabilities, the VIS is seeking an experienced, qualified and passionate individual to devise, coordinate, manage and ‘champion’ all Data projects within the VIS to identify the development of technical solutions to remove bottlenecks, streamline systems and maximize return on investment.

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Lightning Bolt Holt

Teenage sprint sensation Isis Holt lived up to her nickname by adding Commonwealth Games gold to her expanding resume of sprint titles on the Gold Coast.

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Scanlan's golden Birthday

Birthday presents don’t get much better than a gold medal and Laetisha Scanlan made it a 28th birthday to remember when she won the Women’s Trap title on the Gold Coast, edging out Northern Ireland’s Kirsty Barr in a nail-biting finish.

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