Victorian Institute of Sport


Monday, 21 October 2019

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Hockeyroos team named for cutthroat Olympic qualifiers

The Hockeyroos team has been announced for the upcoming do-or-die Olympic Qualifying Series against Russia to be held in Perth on 25/26 October 2019.

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Hockey Club Melbourne Weekend Wrap

HC Melbourne’s Women continued their undefeated run in the inaugural Hockey One season over the weekend.

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Jordan Williamsz wins Burnie Ten

VIS Track & Field athlete Jordan Williamsz held off his rivals to win a thrilling 2019 Burnie Ten in one of the closest finishes in the 35 year history of the event.

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One goal thriller sets up winner-takes-all game four

The Australian Diamonds will have to beat the New Zealand Silver Ferns in Perth if they hope to reclaim the Constellation Cup after going down to the Silver Ferns 53-goals to 54 in Sydney.

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Van Dijk into Quarter Finals Portugal Pro

VIS surfer Nikki Van Dijk is through to the Quarter Finals of the WSL Rip Curl Pro Portugal. Van Dijk scored 12.40 to beat American Courtney Conologue by 0.06 points.

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Oceana Mackenzie competes at World Cup

VIS sport climber Oceana Mackenzie competed at the International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) Lead World Cup, Xiamen China over the weekend.

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High Performance Para-Equestrian Camp

Over the past three weeks Equestrian Australia’s High Performance Program has been conducting Para-Dressage training camps with a strong focus on medal winning performances at Tokyo 2020.

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First Diving qualifiers of the season

The first qualifiers for the diving season were at the Pullar Championships over the weekend. VIS divers Charli Petrov, Nina Phan, Lizzie Browne, Emily Chinnock and Laura Hingston all competed.

Friday, 18 October 2019

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Tastes for Tokyo | Poached Chicken and Soba Salad - Milly Tapper

In this episode of Tastes for Tokyo, VIS table tennis athlete Melissa Tapper prepares Soba Noodle Salad with Dietitian Kylie Andrew.

Tuesday, 15 October 2019

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“The 41 pacemakers are among the best athletes ever in the world"

Victorian Institute of Sport’s Jack Rayner was one of four Australian athletes that ran with Kenyan great, Eliud Kipchoge. Kipchoge, who created history by becoming the first athlete to run a marathon in under two hours at a stage-managed event in Vienna, completed the run in a time of 1:59:40 in cool but windless conditions.

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