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Monday, 18 July 2016

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Ready for Rio

51 VIS athletes across 17 sports have been selected to represent Australia at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

Sunday, 17 July 2016

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Gerrans ruled out of Rio

Australia's Olympic hopes have received a blow with cyclist Simon Gerrans officially ruled out of Rio with a broken collarbone.

Friday, 15 July 2016

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Four more added to Olympic team

An additional four VIS track and field athletes, who have achieved the Olympic qualifying standard, have been added to the 2016 Australian Olympic Team.

Sunday, 10 July 2016

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Vixens defeated by star-studded Swifts

The Melbourne Vixens 2016 ANZ Championship campaign has come to an end after going down to the NSW Swifts 53-67 in the Australian Conference Elimination Final.

Saturday, 09 July 2016

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Gerrans gets third chance at Olympic glory

Simon Gerrans will become just the fourth Australian male to line up in three Olympic Games teams in the road cycling discipline.

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Nutrition Tip | Food Groups

There is no particular food or food group that deserves demonising or shaming.

Friday, 08 July 2016

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Vella & Iles target trap history

VIS athletes Adam Vella and Mitchell Iles will be aiming to add to Australia’s long history of trap shooting success in Rio.

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Five rowers named in Olympic team

Five VIS athletes have been named in the rowing section of the Olympic Team for Rio.

Thursday, 07 July 2016

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Shotz Cappuccino Energy Gel

Recent testing has revealed that the sample of Shotz Cappuccino Energy Gel contained Phenylethylamine - a stimulant (S6) that is banned in competition.

Monday, 04 July 2016

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Hockey duo ready for Rio

VIS athletes Chris Ciriello and Rachael Lynch have been named in Australian men’s and women’s hockey teams to compete at next month’s Rio Olympic Games.

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