Victorian Institute of Sport

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Thursday, 02 April 2020

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Reappointment of VIS Chair Nataly Matijevic

It is with great pleasure that we announce that VIS Chair, Nataly Matijevic, has been reappointed by The Hon Martin Pakula MP, Minister for Sport, Tourism and Major Events.

Wednesday, 01 April 2020

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VIS tele-health servicing for Sports Medicine and Physiotherapy

The Victorian Institute of Sport remains committed to servicing our athletes and have started to implement remote service delivery and support.

Tuesday, 31 March 2020

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VIS staff go above and beyond to equip athletes to train from home

The Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS) closed its high performance facility on Monday 23 March, in order to safeguard athletes and staff health and following the direction of the Victorian Government to influence behaviours to reduce the risk of individuals contributing to community transmission of COVID-19. VIS Physical Preparation and Sport Science Manager, Harry Brennan had already been planning for this scenario.

Tuesday, 24 March 2020

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COVID-19 Update | VIS facility closure and transition to remote servicing & support

Following the leadership and direction of the Victorian Government to influence behaviours to reduce the risk of individuals contributing to community transmission of COVID-19 in the wider population, the Victorian Institute of Sport fully support this decision as the health and wellbeing of our community far outweighs the need of sport at this time.

Friday, 20 March 2020

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VIS cyclists ready to make their mark on the Olympic Games

Two Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS) track cyclists and a former Award of Excellence winner have been announced in the Australian Olympic Team for Tokyo 2020.

Thursday, 19 March 2020

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Lloyd conquers all to reach her Olympic dream

With the support provided by the Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS), Tess Lloyd is set to make her Olympic Games debut in Tokyo in the sport of sailing.

Tuesday, 17 March 2020

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Boosting your immunity with good nutrition

There’s no doubt that COVID-19 presents many challenges for all of us in managing our diet in an attempt to stay healthy.

Monday, 16 March 2020

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VIS Sport: Updates on the events cancelled/postponed

The sporting calendar has been heavily impacted by the global coronavirus outbreak.

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AJ provisionally secures Paralympic selection

Victorian Institute of Sport athlete Amanda 'AJ' Reynolds has earned herself nomination for selection into the 2020 Australian Paralympic Team after she won both women's kayak K1 events at the 2020 Canoe Sprint Championships.

Thursday, 12 March 2020

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Open Day postponed

It is with great disappointment that we have taken the decision to postpone our VIS Open Day originally scheduled to be held on Tuesday 7th April 2020. With the ongoing development of COVID-19 (coronavirus) we are taking the cautious approach and have decided to postpone the event for the protection of our athletes and staff.

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