Victorian Institute of Sport


Tuesday, 18 September 2018

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Two silver and a bronze for VIS rowers

The 2018 World Rowing Championships concluded with VIS having scholarship holders in three podium finishing teams, including the Women’s Eight, Men’s Eight and Women’s Coxless Four in Plovdiv, Bulgaria over the weekend.

Monday, 17 September 2018

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Simmonds earns his Debut

The Kookaburras have defeated world number two Argentina 1-nill at Marrara Hockey Centre on Sunday in a warm up for the Darwin International Hockey Open which saw VIS’ Josh Simmonds debut.

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Taylor and Padget make International debut

The Hockeyroos suffered a 2-1 defeat in the Four Nations Final against Japan who came from behind to clinch victory in Ibaraki on Sunday afternoon.

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Commonwealth Games gold medalist inspires regional students

Victorian Institute of Sport athlete and Commonwealth Games gold medallist, Melissa ‘Milly’ Tapper, headed to Kyneton to visit local schools and inspire the next generation of emerging regional Victorian athletes last week.

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Looking through Nerissa's lens

VIS’ Senior Performance Coordinator, Nerissa Turner is known for her incredible photography, after she was “accidentally” introduced to sports photography work by former VIS wheelchair basketballer and now current Captain-Coach of Collingwoods wheelchair AFL team, Brendan Stroud.

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Nutrition Tip | Still run down in Spring?

Spring is in the air and winter has hopefully finally passed us by. But are you still finding you’re getting sick and run down?

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Hall and Gregson win Australia's richest mile

A contingent of Victorian Institute of Sport middle-distance athletes head to Darwin to contest the country’s richest road mile over the weekend.

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Energetic second half secured Diamonds the win

The Samsung Diamonds blooded another potential gem as they launched the Netball Quad Series with a 61-44 win against the South African SPAR Proteas at Spark Arena, Auckland.

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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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