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Monday, 13 August 2018

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Hansen on the rise

Victorian Institute of Sport’s Jessica Hansen had a Pan Pacific’s Championship she’ll never forget, collecting a silver medal in the Women’s 100m Breaststroke and gold in the 4x100m Medley Relay in Tokyo last week.

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Rest in Peace Jarrod Lyle

It’s with great sadness to hear of the passing of former Victorian Institute of Sport Golf scholarship holder (2003), Jarrod Lyle. Our thoughts are with his family, friends and the golfing community.

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Thank you Simon Gerrans

Simon Gerrans has called time on his 15-year professional cycling career. The 38-year-old said in an open letter published by BMC that his passion for the sport isn't what it used to be.

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Nutrition Tip | Breakfast

Breakfast provides an opportunity to break your overnight fast (break – fast) and top-up your muscles with glycogen for energy, and protein for muscle synthesis.

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ICYMI | Reality Catch-up

Here’s a quick update on how our former VIS scholarship holders, Lydia Lassila (Survivor) and Bianca & Carla (The Block), are going in their respective reality TV programs.

Monday, 06 August 2018

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Kathryn the great

As Mitchell approached the runway for her final throw at Gold Coast 2018, the display of raw emotion was truly inspiring. The enormity in what Mitchell had achieved was realised, the tears came and she was overcome with what she’d finally done at her fourth Games.

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Tapper delights home crowd

Melissa Tapper delighted a massive home crowd to secure table tennis gold in the women’s singles TT6-10 at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

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Lightning ends Vixens' finals hopes

The Melbourne Vixens have missed out on making the 2018 finals series, going down to the Sunshine Coast Lightning in Melbourne today, 51-56.

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Reality check?

If you haven’t already make sure you’re watching ‘Survivor’ on Channel 10 from 7:30-9:00pm Monday – Thursday whilst having ‘The Block’ recorded on Channel 9 at the same time Monday – Sunday.

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Steelers begin World Champs defence with dominant victory

Australia could not have been more convincing in their opening match at the 2018 IWRF Wheelchair Rugby World Championship on Sunday, hammering New Zealand 66-36 at Sydney Olympic Park.

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