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Monday, 09 September 2019

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Vixens bow out of finals

The Melbourne Vixens’ 2019 season has come to an end after going down to the NSW Swifts in Suncorp Super Netball’s preliminary final in Sydney.

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Naess ends with a win

VIS para-triathlete Kate Naess has ended her racing season on a high, taking home the gold medal and valuable Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games qualification points at the 2019 ITU Para-triathlon World Cup in Banyoles, Spain, on Sunday.

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Steelers to play for gold

The Australian Steelers have qualified for today’s IWRF Asia Oceania Championship gold medal match after a loss and a win yesterday, but will need to prepare for a gusty battle if they are to defend their regional title.

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Alcott's 23-match winning streak over

VIS’ Dylan Alcott’s 23-match winning streak came to an end on the weekend, with a 6-1, 6-0 loss to Brit, Andy Lapthorne in the US Open Final.

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Strong start for Aussie surfers

VIS athlete Nikki van Dijk is competing for Australia alongside teammates Sally Fitzgibbons and Stephanie Gilmore in the women’s team event at the World Surfing Games at Miyasaki in Japan.

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Hockeyroos fall agonisingly short

The Hockeyroos will need to go via the long route to qualify for Tokyo 2020 after New Zealand claimed the Oceania Cup with a 1-1 draw in a tension filled final match.

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Williamsz Threepeat

VIS distance runner Jordan Williamsz is back on the winners list after he crossed the line first in the men’s mile at the 2019 Great Northern City Games in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, UK.

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Nutrition Tip | Women's Health Week

Womens Health week last week allowed us an opportunity to think about some of the special needs and challenges for our female athletes, including those of a dietary nature.

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Wellbeing Week

This week the Australian Olympic Committee are excited to launch the AOC's inaugural Wellbeing Week 2019, running 9-13 September, 2019!

Wednesday, 04 September 2019

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LILY BRAZEL | STATURE

Lily Brazel epitomises the VIS’ motto of “Success in Sport & Life”.

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