Read the most recent results from some of our VIS scholarship holders.
WEEKEND WRITE-UP: A Vixens win and a World Cup victoryApril 26, 2022
In VIS Sport, Vixens return to the winners list with Liz Watson winning the inaugural Edith Hull Medal. Meanwhile the Aussie Trap Women were on target winning gold at the ISSF Shotgun World Cup in Lonato, Italy.
WEEKEND WRITE-UP: Victoria retains Queen’s CupApril 4, 2022
In VIS sport, Victoria takes their fourteenth victory in The Queens Cup, as Montag and Swan secure their tickets to Birmingham.
WEEKEND WRITE-UP: Para-Table Tennis Success in SpainMarch 28, 2022
In VIS Sport, The Para-table tennis Australian team dominated in Spain, as the Melbourne Vixens started their season with a win. Meanwhile, a couple of boxers secured their spot in the national team after winning gold at the selection trials.
WEEKEND WRITE-UP: Vixens crowned 2022 Team Girls Cup ChampionsFebruary 28, 2022
In VIS sport, The Melbourne Vixens will head into the 2022 Suncorp Super Netball season full of confidence after winning the Team Girls Cup over the weekend. Meanwhile, Joshua Katz is back on the podium after he won silver at the Warsaw European Judo Open in Poland.
WEEKEND WRITE-UP: Olympics wrap up in Beijing as records tumble on the trackFebruary 21, 2022
In VIS Sport, the Winter Olympics wrapped up over night in Beijing as Australian records tumbled on the athletics track. Our Para-swimmers returned to pool-deck and India Robinson impressed in Hawaii.
WEEKEND WRITE-UP: Thanks for the memories Dyl & RachJanuary 31, 2022
In VIS Sport, Dylan Alcott ends his career with a runner-up finish at the 2022 Australian Open, as several VIS scholarship holders were crowned national champions in what was a busy week of sport.
WEEKEND WRITE-UP: Scotty back on the winners listJanuary 24, 2022
In VIS sport, Scotty James is back on the winners list after an impressive performance in Aspen, as Dylan Alcott triumphs in a three-set battle at the Australian Open.
WEEKEND WRITE-UP: Peel delivers all-time jump to win goldJanuary 17, 2022
In VIS Sport, Laura Peel produced one of the highest scoring jumps of all time, as Australian road champions were crowned in Buninyong.
WEEKEND WRITE-UP: Historic week for Australian CurlingDecember 13, 2021
In VIS sport, Dean Hewitt and his curling partner secured Australia its first ever Olympic quota spot in curling, as the Aussie aerial skiers produced gold and silver in Finland.
WEEKEND WRITE-UP: Building up to BeijingDecember 6, 2021
In VIS Sport, the aerial skiing World Cup season has commenced in Ruka, Finland, as Dean Hewitt and his curling Mixed Doubles partner Tahli Gill begin their historic quest for Olympic qualification.
WEEKEND WRITE-UP: A Career Best and An Impressive Return HomeOctober 25, 2021
In VIS Sport, India Robinson pulled together a career-best result to date, as Steph Catley impressed in the Commonwealth Bank Matildas 3-1 victory over Brazil.
Dylan Alcott completes Golden Slam at US OpenSeptember 14, 2021
With a third quad wheelchair singles title secured at the US Open, world No.1 Dylan Alcott also makes history as the first man in tennis to win a Golden Slam.
WEEKEND WRITE-UP: Records tumble as Olympic quota spots are awardedJune 21, 2021
In VIS Sport, Cat Bisset and Jaryd Clifford broke their own Australian records and Australia has been awarded a female archery quota place for Tokyo 2020.
WEEKEND WRITE-UP: Smith breaks 8-year-old record, Divers make a splash and Alcott adds another Grand Slam title to his recordJune 16, 2021
In VIS Sport, Brendon Smith dominated in the swimming pool as VIS Divers finished on the podium in the diving pool. Dylan Alcott added another Grand Slam title to his impressive record and Aoife Coughlan another step closer to her Olympic Judo dream.
WEEKEND WRITE-UP: Australian hockey teams fire, Vixens on the winners list and 3x3 basketball heartbreakMay 31, 2021
In VIS Sport, Kookaburras clinch series over improved Blacksticks, whilst the Hockeyroos and Blacksticks play out third straight draw. It was heartbreak for The Australian 3x3 basketball team, as it was a fairytale start, thanks to a fairytale finish for the Vixens.
WEEKEND WRITE-UP: Webster confirmed in Australian team, as 3x3 team get ready to take on qualifiersMay 24, 2021
In VIS sport, Rowie Webster has been announced in the Australian Olympic Team, whilst Bec Cole and her 3x3 Australian Team get ready to take on the qualifying event. Nikki van Dijk knocked off seven-time world champion Steph Gilmore, as Liz Cambage brought up 2,000 career points.
WEEKEND WRITE-UP: Evglevski spoils the part, as Lynch re-joins the Hockeyroos squadMay 17, 2021
In VIS Sport, Sergei Evglevski took out the men's 10m Air Pistol at the Brisbane International Shooting Centre, whilst Rachael Lynch has re-joined the 2021 Hockeyroos squad.
WEEKEND WRITE-UP: Tokyo bound athletes proved too strong at their respective championships over the weekend.May 3, 2021
In VIS sport, James Willett displayed class in the Victorian ISSF Shotgun Championships to show that he was ready for Tokyo, whilst it was pacing duties for already qualified race walker Jemima Montag. Jensen Plowright won the Melbourne to Warrnambool and the Melbourne Vixens were back on centre court, but fell short against the West Coast Fever in a Grand Final rematch.
WEEKEND WRITE-UP: Three Selected for Tokyo and Three National Swimming ChampionsApril 20, 2021
In VIS sport, three track and field athletes were selected to the Tokyo 2020 team, whilst our swimmers went head-to-head at national championships.
WEEKEND WRITE-UP: Podium finishes and the Vixens were back on centre courtApril 13, 2021
In VIS Sport, Aoife Coughlan found the podium at the Asian and Oceania Judo Championships, O’Brien was just shy of a top podium finish at the John Woodman Memorial Cycle Classic and the Melbourne Vixens were back on the court in their pre-season match up against Adelaide.
WEEKEND WRITE-UP: Hall breaks Australian 1500m record, Col Pearse enjoyed a golden national championships and Surfing returned in NewcastleApril 6, 2021
In VIS sport, Linden Hall broke the 1500m record at Box Hill and became the first Australian female to go sub 4 minutes, while Col Pearse enjoyed a golden Multi-Class Swimming Championship on the Gold Coast.