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Monday, 30 May 2016

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Heavy lifting puts Ribouem on plane to Rio

VIS athlete Simplice Ribouem is set to be Australia’s sole male weightlifter at the Rio Olympics, after his performance at the Oceania selection trials in Fiji.

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Rowers claim podium finishes in Lucerne

VIS rowers have claimed two medals at World Rowing Cup 2 in Lucerne as they continued their build-up to the Rio Olympics.

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Divers take positive step towards Rio

VIS divers Anabelle Smith, James Connor and Grant Nel have taken positive steps towards possible Olympic nomination with strong performances at the Rio qualification event over the weekend.

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A determined performance places Miller in Rio mix

VIS gymnast Larrissa Miller produced a strong performance at the 2016 Australian Gymnastics Championships in Melbourne as she competes for the sole gymnastics place on the Rio Olympic team.

Sunday, 29 May 2016

Wednesday, 25 May 2016

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No Australian eights make Rio

The Australian men’s & women’s 8+ crews gave it their all in a bid to qualify for Rio 2016, but fell agonisingly short at the Final Olympic Qualification Regatta in Lucerne overnight.

Sunday, 22 May 2016

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Gregson charging towards Rio

A host of Track & Field athletes compete around the world

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Kookaburras take series lead 2-1 over Great Britain

The Kookaburras contested two matches of their three-game series against Great Britain in Western Australia over the weekend with VIS athletes Andrew Philpott and Chris Cirello competing.

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Densham confirms Rio selection

VIS triathlete Erin Densham has been selected in the Australian Olympic Team to compete at the Rio 2016 Games in August.

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Vixens move to third in a nail biter

The Melbourne Vixens have climbed to third place on the 2016 ANZ Championship ladder after defeating West Coast Fever 54-53 in a nail-biting round of the season on Saturday evening at Perth Arena.

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