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Monday, 17 September 2018

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Vixens welcome Venter, elevate Honey

The final piece to the Melbourne Vixens 2019 puzzle has been secured with the signings of South African goaler, Ine-Marí Venter and Vixens’ mid-courter, Tayla Honey.

Monday, 10 September 2018

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This Girl Can inspires Vic Women to get moving

More than 285,000 Victorian women have been empowered to get active as a result of health promotion foundation VicHealth’s powerful This Girl Can – Victoria campaign.

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Argiro Dual Junior World Champion

It has been a successful few weeks for Victorian Institute of Sport athletes at the World Shooting Championships in Korea, with Nathan Argiro winning gold in the Junior Men’s Trap as well as combining with fellow scholarship holder, Mitchell Illes-Crevtain, to win gold in the Junior Men’s Teams Trap event.

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Webster MVP in bronze medal showdown

The Aussie Stingers have clinched a 9-8 victory over Spain in their FINA Water Polo World Cup, with VIS’ Rowie Webster securing her side’s bronze medal with five goals and the match MVP.

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Alcott cruises to US Open glory in 75 minutes

VIS’ Dylan Alcott is Champion of the US Open again after he defeated world No. 1 David Wagner 7-5, 6-2 in just 75 minutes.

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Paralympian raises much needed awareness about mental health

Victorian Institute of Sport athlete, Dr Hannah Macdougall, made a positive influence on the students at Pearcedale Primary School last week. The dual Paralympian spoke to the students about mental health and wellbeing. With a PhD in Athlete Well-Being Hannah is a passionate expert in this field and an advocate for inclusion.

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Stratton soars to second

Brooke Strattond lead the charge for the Victorian Institute of Sport by finishing second with a jump of 6.71m at the 2018 Continental Cup in Ostrava whilst competing for Asia-Pacific.

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Nutrition Tip | How much Iron do we need?

Last week we discussed the importance of iron in our diet and this week we will take a closer look at how much we need and how we go about getting that.

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Reality Check | Lydia sent packing, whilst Girls keep finishing second.

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.

Tuesday, 04 September 2018

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Padget on Route

The route that Hayley Padget has followed to Hockeyroos selection isn’t the traditional pathway through junior teams and programs. The 25-year-old is finally making her Australian team debut after uncountable setbacks including numerous injuries.

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