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Monday, 11 December 2017

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Kookaburras go back-to-back

The Kookaburras have claimed back-to-back Hockey World League titles after edging out Argentina in what was described as a ‘heart-stopping’ victory in Bhubaneswar.

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Nutrition Tip | Pickle Juice

You may have noticed more and more elite athletes using pickle juice lately to treat muscle cramps. Maybe you've tried it yourself? So how does it work?

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Scotty James kicks off season in Copper Mountain

VIS snowboarder, Scotty James, opened his season at Copper Mountain for the start of the World Cup series, over the weekend.

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Bunque wins Port Phillip Amateur

VIS golfer, Stephanie Bunque has won the 2017 Port Phillip Women’s Amateur title following a final round 72-hole Championship that played at Kingston Heath on the weekend.

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Gallagher and Donohue qualify for World Championships

VIS cyclist, Jess Gallagher, has won gold in the Tandem Time Trial at the Para-Cycling Nationals in Sydney.

Thursday, 07 December 2017

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Marketing & Media Traineeship 2018

The Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS) Communications and Marketing department is offering a one-year trainee program to a university student or recent graduate

Monday, 04 December 2017

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Aerial skiers flying high in Finland

VIS athletes, Danielle Scott and Laura Peel have both claimed victories at the Aerial Skiing warm-up Europa Cup in Ruka, Finland.

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Skinner, Jones and Iles claim gold

The VIS were well represented at the Shooting Australia Open Championships and final selection event for the Commonwealth Games, with Catherine Skinner, Aislin Jones and Mitchell Iles claiming victories in their respective categories.

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Nutrition Tip | Fueling whilst flying

Flying to domestic or international events can expose athletes to a wide variety of foods which may not be the most nutritionally sound choices.

Wednesday, 29 November 2017

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Cooke earns Top Award

Carol Cooke has been awarded the prestigious Victorian Institute of Sport’s (VIS) Award of Excellence at tonight’s awards ceremony, capping off an exceptional year for the para cyclist.

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