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Monday, 06 May 2019

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Tapper secures Tokyo quota

Victorian Institute of Sport’s Melissa Tapper secured Australia a spot in the Para-table tennis team for the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics when she won gold at the Arafura Games last weekend.

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Stratton back to her best

VIS’ Brooke Stratton was back to her best, jumping her way into third place in the Women’s Long Jump at the Doha Diamond League on the weekend.

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Kookaburras into top spot

The Kookaburras have soared into top spot on the FIH Pro League standings after they recorded their seventh consecutive victory with a 2-1 win over Argentina in from a sell-out Buenos Aires crowd on Sunday morning (AEST).

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Vixens claim the battle with the Giants

The Melbourne Vixens have managed their second win for the season, defeating the GIANTS 61-45 in a competitive defensive game.

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Smith and Wallace, Victorian Champions

VIS athletes, Penny Smith and Jack Wallace, took out the Women’s and Men’s Trap event at the Victorian Clay Target Association Championships on the weekend.

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Graham ready for Steelers debut and historic moment for women’s sport

Shae Graham will become the first female to represent Australia in wheelchair rugby at a major international tournament when she makes her debut at the Four Nations next month in Alabama, USA.

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Hingston wins gold with new PB

VIS Diver, Laura Hingston, took out the 10m platform event at the Victorian Open Championships on the weekend, with a new PB of 320.2.

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Nutrition Tip | Carb Loading

Last week we touched on the basics of carb loading for endurance events. But what does this look like?

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Brennan to help lead Australia in 2020

The VIS congratulates Olympic rowing champion, Kim Brennan, on her appointment as a Deputy Chef de Mission for Tokyo 2020.

Monday, 29 April 2019

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Kate Doughty produces an emotional victory

The 35-year-old Melbourne mother overcame the sudden death of her father-in-law just three days before the race to dedicate the win to him.

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