Victorian Institute of Sport


Wednesday, 03 April 2019

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The inaugural VIS Open Day will give visitors rare access to the inner workings of the VIS’ headquarters at Lakeside Stadium in Albert Park

Monday, 01 April 2019

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VIS Athletes compete at National Championships Regatta, Sydney

The 2019 Rowing National Championships saw many VIS athletes place with encouraging results.

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Stingers Captain Rowie Webster leads team to Silver

Victorian Institute of Sport’s Rowie Webster led the Australian Women’s Water Polo team to Silver at the FINA World League Inter-Continental Cup.

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AIS HP Coach Talent Program

Victorian Institute of Sport’s Alana Thomas and Stacia Strain took part in the AIS HP Coach Talent program held in Canberra last week for a three-day workshop, which consisted of 17 coaches across 11 different sports.

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Nutrition Tip | Gut Issues

Do you, or anyone you know suffer from gut issues in their sport? It’s a fairly common problem causing much distress and occasional reduced performance for sufferers. Wiffin et al., (2019) explored how gut symptoms could be improved by implementing a low FODMAP diet over a short period of time.

Monday, 25 March 2019

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Scanlan and Willett win Gold in Trap Mixed Team

Victorian Institute of Sport’s duo Laetisha Scanlan and James Willett, who respectively won silver and gold in their two individual Trap events, won gold for the third time at the ISSF World Cup Shotgun event in Acapulco, Mexico.

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Bunque wins Rene Erichsen Salver

VIS golfer Stephanie Bunque sealed a gritty two-shot victory at Royal Adelaide, edging out Japan’s Yuna Nishimura to win the 2019 Rene Erichsen Salver last week.

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Nutrition Tip | Antioxidants

“Rich in Antioxidants” is a bit of buzz phrase at the moment, used to promote certain properties of foods. Antioxidants are found largely in fruit and vegetables, the foods richest in vitamins and minerals. Let’s dig deeper into this nutrition ‘super-phrase’.

Tuesday, 19 March 2019

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Donohoe & Petricola dominate para-cycling world champs

Victorian Institute of Sport para cycling duo Alistair Donohoe and Emily Petricola had a weekend to remember at the 2019 UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships in the Netherlands both becoming World Champions in their respective events.

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Qualifiers, Gold medals & PB’s in Perth

In perfect conditions at Saturday night’s Jandakot Airport Track Classic in Perth, Victorian Institute of Sport track and field athletes produced World Championship qualifiers, gold medals and personal bests.

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