Victorian Institute of Sport


Monday, 10 December 2018

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Smith and Ellis join Vixens

The Melbourne Vixens welcome two VIS netballers, Rudi Ellis and Allie Smith, to the squad joining fellow scholarship holders Lara Dunkley, Rahni Samason and Jacqui Newton as Vixens training partners for the 2019 season.

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Nutrition Tip | Let the festive season begin!

The festive period is well and truly upon us. It’s a wonderful time of year for spending time with family, friends and colleagues, celebrating all that we have achieved this year. When it comes to food and eating, this time of year is the perfect opportunity to develop our intuitive eating skills.

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O’Brien wins Melbourne Cup on Wheels

Victorian Institute of Sport athlete and Team Pursuit world record holder Kell O’Brien rode from the scratch mark and hit the lead on the final lap to win the 82nd Melbourne Cup on Wheels Final.

Thursday, 06 December 2018

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Padget and Taylor join Hockeyroos squad

Hockey Australia has announced the 27-member 2019 National Senior Women’s Squad as the team builds towards the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. It includes Victorian Institute of Sport’s Hayley Padget, Sophie Taylor, Rachael Lynch, Ashlee Wells, Kristina Bates and Lily Brazel.

Monday, 03 December 2018

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VIS Communications and Marketing Traineeship

The Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS) Communications and Marketing department is offering a one-year trainee program to a university student or recent graduate. This unpaid placement is for approximately 8-12 hours per week over a 12-month period, starting in early 2019.

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Watson named the Liz Ellis Diamond and International Player of the Year

Samsung Diamonds and Melbourne Vixens star midcourter Liz Watson has been named the Liz Ellis Diamond and International Player of the Year at the Australian Netball Awards in Melbourne on Saturday night.

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Nutrition Tip | Nutrition in injury

A relatively new area of sports nutrition practice is nutrition strategies to support rehab from injury.

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VIS golfers finish year in fine form

The Victorian Institute of Sport golfers have been busy over the last month with David Micheluzzi awarded benchmark athlete status, Blake Collyer winning the Dunes Medal and Ben Eccles finishing tied for sixth at the Australian PGA yesterday.

Friday, 30 November 2018

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2XU named Official Apparel & Compression Partner

Following a thorough tender process, the VIS has named the Melbourne-based, globally-renowned brand 2XU as its “Official High Performance Sports Apparel and Corporate Uniform Partner”.

Thursday, 29 November 2018

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Scotty James carves his name into VIS history as the first snowboarder to win the Award of Excellence

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