Victorian Institute of Sport


Monday, 01 August 2016

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Alcott on a quest for more gold

When Alcott, the newly crowned British Open Champion, takes to the court in Rio, he will be aiming to become one of just a handful athletes to win Paralympic gold in more than one sport.

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Six swimmers selected for Rio

The Australian Paralympic Committee has named the 36 athletes who will make up the Australian Paralympic Swimming Team set to compete at the Rio Games in Septembe

Wednesday, 27 July 2016

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Women's eight handed Rio berth

Rowing's international governing body FISA has announced that 22 of 28 Russian rowers have been banned from competing in the Rio 2016, meaning Australia Women's Eight is now heading to the Games.

Monday, 25 July 2016

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Seven named in Steelers squad

The 12-strong Australian Steelers squad for Rio 2016 was officially announced today by the Australian Paralympic Committee, with seven VIS athletes named in the squad.

Sunday, 24 July 2016

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Clarke called up for Rio

VIS scholarship holder Simon Clarke has been named as the replacement rider in Australia's Rio Olympic Games road race after Simon Gerrans ruled himself out due to injury.

Saturday, 23 July 2016

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Eat your fruit, don't drink it!

With juice shops popping up around Melbourne boasting the benefits of freshly squeezed fruit juices, it's enough to draw you in! But did you know that the nutritional benefits are not the same?

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Sport Leadership Insights

The role of peer leader has now been recognised as important to the success of a team.

Friday, 22 July 2016

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Conor Rowley claimed Australia's first world title with victory in the men's keirin on day two of the 2016 UCI Junior Track World Championships in Aigle, Switzerland.

Tuesday, 19 July 2016

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Rollers ready for revenge

The pain of losing the London 2012 gold medal final is what will push the Australian men’s wheelchair basketball team to glory in Rio.

Monday, 18 July 2016

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Ready for Rio

51 VIS athletes across 17 sports have been selected to represent Australia at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

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