Resilience and Perseverance: Lina Lei's Journey to Paralympic Table Tennis SuccessNovember 27, 2023
VIS Para table tennis scholarship holder, Lina Lei's story is one of dedication to a single sport and two countries. Lei has lived in Australia for seven years, after migrating from China, but 2023 is her 29th year as a professional table tennis athlete.
Surf Life Saving to Triathlon | Zoe Clarke's TransitionNovember 9, 2023
The Victorian Institute of Sport and Triathlon Australia's High Performance Program are looking for talented athletes for the sport of Triathlon* to work towards achieving medal outcomes at the 2028 and 2032 Olympic Games. VIS scholarship athlete, Zoe Clarke, transitioned into triathlon from Surf Life Saving.
From Interns and Athletes to ProfessionalsOctober 23, 2023
Life at the Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS) begins differently for everyone, but the high-performance atmosphere and the wealth of opportunities it provides often leave an indelible mark on those who walk through its doors.
Fuelling for Endurance EventsOctober 8, 2023
The Melbourne Marathon is less than a week away and the fun run season is upon us. VIS Sports Dietitian, Jess Rothwell, works with our athletic program including elite endurance athletes. She shares her insights into understanding nutrition planning for long distance events.
Striving for Paris with Kate McDonaldSeptember 29, 2023
Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS) Artistic Gymnast, Kate McDonald, is hoping to secure a ticket to the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris with a strong performance at the Artistic Gymnastic World Championships which begin in Antwerp Saturday 30 September.
VIS Open Day Wrap UpSeptember 21, 2023
Over 1000 people poured through the doors of the Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS) at Lakeside Stadium on September 20, marking a successful return for the institute's first open day in over four years.
Magnificent MontagAugust 24, 2023
Jemima Montag won Australia's first medal at the World Athletics Championships in Budapest, walking her way to silver in the women's 20-kilometre walk – her greatest sporting achievement to date. Yet her achievements extend much further than the track, being a natural born leader sharing her experiences with other young athletes, whilst balancing a medical degree and passions outside of sport.
It’s Healthy Bones Action WeekAugust 21, 2023
The VIS is celebrating Healthy Bones Action Week to raise awareness and educate athletes and the Victorian community on the importance of maintaining strong bones for both physical performance and daily health.
Sport Science Traineeship – Applications now openAugust 17, 2023
The VIS Performance Science Department are offering an exciting opportunity for Exercise and Sport Science students / graduates seeking to gain valuable, practical experience in supporting the preparation of elite athletes in a high performance environment. VIS Performance Analyst, Milli Bilson, came through the traineeship program and is now working across various sports.
Captain Catley’s VIS rootsAugust 12, 2023
Steph Catley first stepped into the VIS facility in 2008 and our experts have supported the Matildas captain over the years through a range of services. VIS has been an important part of laying the foundation of Catley’s impressive career while helping her prepare for life after football. Tonight, she will lead the Matildas into their quarter finals clash against France at the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup.