Victorian Institute of Sport


Friday, 19 August 2016

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Gregson ends 40 year wait

Ryan Gregson has become the first Australian in 40 years to reach the men’s 1500m Olympic final.

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Marton loses tight contest

Olympic debutant Caroline Marton has gone down in a tight encounter to Swedish fighter Nikita Glasnovic

Thursday, 18 August 2016

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Turner makes solid start

The BMX competition got underway in sizzling conditions on Wednesday with the time trial seeding runs

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Super Stratton

Young-gun Brooke Stratton, the first Australian woman to make an Olympic long jump final in 12 years, has finished 7th overall in Rio.

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Stingers still hurting

The Australian women’s water polo team are still hurting but were able to inflict some pain of their own, thrashing hosts Brazil 11-4 in their classification clash.

Wednesday, 17 August 2016

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Nel narrowly misses final

Grant Nel has finished 15th in the men’s 3m springboard in Rio.

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Hockey teams finish sixth

The Australian men’s and women’s hockey teams have both finished a disappointing sixth in their respective competitions

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Track & field stars in peak form

Thirteen personal bests and counting for Genevieve LaCaze, running 15:20.45 to qualify for yet another Olympic final.

Tuesday, 16 August 2016

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Aussie hockey hopes end in Rio

The Australian women's hockey team has been knocked out of the Rio Olympics after suffering a 4-2 defeat at the hands of their rivals from across the ditch.

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Penalty shootout heartbreak

Australia's women's water polo team has bowed out of Rio following an agonising penalty shoot-out loss to Hungary.

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