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Monday, 28 October 2019

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Hockeyroos qualify for Tokyo 2020

The Hockeyroos will appear at an 11th straight Olympic Games after booking their place at Tokyo 2020 with a resounding 5-0 win in the second and final qualifier against Russia over the weekend.

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Roseman-Gannon competes at London Six Day Series

VIS track cyclist, Ruby Roseman-Gannon, took over our Instagram page as she competed at the London Six Day Series cycling event held from the 20 October – 25 October.

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Diving Victoria Annual Awards Dinner

Diving Victoria had their annual awards dinner at the Kooyong Tennis Club on the 26 October 2019, and VIS divers were acknowledged for their outstanding results over the diving season.

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Big results in the Swimming Championships

VIS swimmers competed at the Hancock Prospecting Australian Short Course Championships held on Friday 25 October, and Jess Hansen broke an Australian record at International Swimming League.

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Great results from VIS golfers at VIC PGA

Victorian Institute of Sport’s golfers are proving to be a strong group of Professionals following the performances of two of its most promising stars at the VIC PGA Championships.

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Nutrition | Edamame

Edamame are young immature soybeans which are eaten while they’re still in the pod.

Thursday, 24 October 2019

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2020 Visions | Sophie Taylor

The Olympic Games are notoriously cutthroat. A lifetime of hard work can boil down to a single moment. Sometimes that moment arrives well before the opening ceremony. For the Hockeyroos, their 2020 Olympic dream depends on their safe passage through a sudden death series with Russia later this week. Their moment is now.

Monday, 21 October 2019

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Sport Science Placements 2020

The 2020 placements are open to current undergraduates, graduates or postgraduates of Exercise Science (or equivalent) degrees.

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Steelers claim WWRC silver in Tokyo

The United States are the 2019 World Wheelchair Rugby Challenge champions after the Australian Steelers capitulated in the second half of the gold medal match tonight in Tokyo.

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Promising performances at Oceana Track Championships

The Oceania Track Championships 2019 were recently held in Invercargill, New Zealand with some promising performances from VIS athletes.

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