Victorian Institute of Sport


Monday, 04 June 2018

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Mackenzie climbing in the right direction

In Oceana Mackenzie’s first Sport Climbing World Cup she certainly did herself and the VIS proud, making the semi-finals in a tight competition in Hachioji, Tokyo.

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Hockey | Institute Challenge

The VIS women’s hockey program were host to their Western Australian Institute of Sport counterparts last week, as the girls went head-to-head in a three-match series.

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Nutrition Tip | Caffeine – can it really improve my performance?

Caffeine is one of the most commonly consumed ergogenic (performance enhancing) substances in society.

Monday, 28 May 2018

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VIS divers make World Cup team

The VIS diving trio of James Connor, Anabelle Smith and Annarose Keating, have all secured their spot in the Australian team for the upcoming World Cup in China following fantastic results at the National titles in Brisbane last week.

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Hockeyroos get revenge against Black Sticks

The Hockeyroos have redeemed themselves, following their Commonwealth Games disappointment, by defeating host nation New Zealand 4-1 in Sunday’s final of the Tri Nations series.

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Two selected for Champions Trophy

Hockey Australia today announced the Kookaburras 18-member team for next month’s Champions Trophy, which included VIS’ Aaron Kleinschmidt and Johan Durst.

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Four selected for World Champs

VIS’ Carol Cooke, Stuart Tripp, Alistair Donohoe and Hannah Macdougall have all been selected to represent the Australian Cycling Team at the 2018 UCI Para Road World Championships.

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Nutrition Tip | Ketones - beneficial or detrimental?

Can our performance really be improved from using ketones as another source of energy?

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Linden Hall breaks Australian 1500m record

The fall of the Australian women’s 1500m record has loomed ever since Linden Hall sliced seconds off her personal best at the 2016 IAAF Diamond League Prefontaine Classic to be within an inch of Sarah Jamieson’s record.

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Mathews wins historic Mile

If a middle-distance athlete is to choose a race victory in their career, the historic Hayward Field in Eugene is likely at the top of the list. VIS runner, Luke Mathews, has done just that, winning the International Mile at the IAAF Diamond League Prefontaine Classic in 3:57.02.

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