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Sport, School & A Global Pandemic | Kipp Smith

Yesterday

Balancing life as an elite sportsperson as well as completing your final year of school is already hard enough, and for Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS) scholarship holder Kipp Smith, a global pandemic made things even more challenging.

Sian Whittaker | My journey to diagnosis

Yesterday

​Every March, Endometriosis Month takes place across the world, with the aim of increasing awareness and highlighting the symptoms of this debilitating condition.

Advice to my younger self: Carrie Smith

March 3rd, 2021

Carrie Smith is a former Australian Olympic Sailor, and currently manages the Victorian Institute of Sport Sailing Program.

Have you noticed the popular item Bowl Food?

March 2nd, 2021

Bowl food has become popular in recent times. Have you noticed that? More and more recipes and dishes are now served in a bowl?

Bisset and Hall run for Lifeline

March 2nd, 2021

​Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holder Linden Hall has reclaimed her title as a national record holder after scorching her way around Hanganauer Reserve in the 1000m at the Box Hill Burn on Tuesday night.

WEEKEND WRITE-UP: PBs, New Records & A Return to the Winners List

March 1st, 2021

In VIS sport, Jemima Montag records a 41 second PB matched with a Victorian record, Robinson finds her way back onto the winners list and the cyclists battle it out at Madison Nationals.

Magnificent Seven for Dylan Alcott

February 18th, 2021

Lifting Grand Slam trophies never gets old for Dylan Alcott.

WEEKEND WRITE-UP: Alcott into seventh Aus Open Final, Stratton records seasons best & Cooke wins eleventh title

February 15th, 2021

In VIS sport, Dylan Alcott will aim to keep an unbeaten Australian Open record alive, Brooke Stratton took out the Women's Long jump with a new seasons best, Carol Cooke won an eleventh straight road title and Doug Crawford narrowly missed out on advancing in his World Championship debut.

Face to Face Again | Carol Cooke AM

February 10th, 2021

This week for the first time in almost a year I had a speaking gig, in person, face to face. In the last year I have done a number of gigs but because of Covid-19 they have all be virtual. That’s okay but it certainly isn’t the same as being face to face with your audience. To be able to gage their body language, their facial expressions, or how much you have them interested in your story is so much easier when you are in the same room and not looking at them on a screen.

Golden return for Scott in Deer Valley

February 8th, 2021

Australia’s Danielle Scott has returned to aerial skiing competition in the best possible way, taking the gold medal in Deer Valley, USA, her first event since the 2018 Olympic Winter Games.

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