Monday, 09 July 2018
A sprint to the finish line in the Road Race cost VIS’ Carol Cooke her second gold medal at the second World Cup in Emmen, Netherlands.
Bowls Australia last week announced a 34 team of Bowls players, which is separated into a 20-strong-top-tieird contingent and 14-player second-tier feeder squad. Three VIS scholarship holders were among those selected.
Victorian Institute of Sport netballer, Rahni Samason was last week named Australian Netball League MVP, after a fantastic season with the Victorian Fury.
If this cold weather is leaving you craving a warm soup, then go right ahead.
Monday, 02 July 2018
The Melbourne Vixens proved too good for the NSW Swifts, defeating the home side 65-58 to claim the 2018 Sargeant-McKinnis Cup.
VIS’ Jessica Hansen swam a huge PB of 1:06.74 in the Women’s 100m Breaststroke last night to take the gold and automatically book herself a spot on the Australian Pan Pacific Championship team.
VIS 800 metre runners Joseph Deng and Peter Bol continue to shine on the international stage, but this time in Paris, with runs of 1:44.67 and 1:45.82 respectively.
Winter is well and truly here and with it comes the dreaded winter cold…sniffily noses and sore throats!
Hockey Australia last week announced the Hockeyroos 18-member team for next month’s Women’s Hockey World Cup, which included VIS athletes Kristina Bates, Emily Hurtz and Rachael Lynch.
VIS rower Skyla Froebel was a part of the Women’s Eight and Women’s Four who placed second to New Zealand on both occasions in tough head winds and choppy waters.