Victorian Institute of Sport


Monday, 09 July 2018

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Four selected in Australian Pan Pacs team

35 para swimmers including VIS athletes Madeleine Scott and Ashleigh McConnell will complement the 33-strong Australian Dolphins team, which includes VIS athletesMack Horton and Jessica Hansen set to contest at next month’s Pan Pacific Swimming Championships in Cairns and Tokyo.

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Gold and Silver for Cooke

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.

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Three VIS bowlers named Jackaroos

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.

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Rahni Samason named MVP

Victorian Institute of Sport netballer, Rahni Samason was last week named Australian Netball League MVP, after a fantastic season with the Victorian Fury.

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Nutrition Tip | Soup for Winter

If this cold weather is leaving you craving a warm soup, then go right ahead.

Monday, 02 July 2018

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Vixens retain the Sargeant-McKinnis Cup

The Melbourne Vixens proved too good for the NSW Swifts, defeating the home side 65-58 to claim the 2018 Sargeant-McKinnis Cup.

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Hansen cements Australian selection with a PB

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.

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Deng and Bol inch closer to personal best’s

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.

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Nutrition Tip | Keep your Winter woes away

Winter is well and truly here and with it comes the dreaded winter cold…sniffily noses and sore throats!

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Three VIS Hockeyroos selected in World Cup team

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.

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