Victorian Institute of Sport


Monday, 18 February 2019

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Kookaburras defeat Great Britain to claim back-to-back wins

Victorian Institute of Sport’s Aaron Kleinschmidt and Joshua Simmonds help the Kookaburras to a 2-0 victory over Great Britain, getting their FIH Pro League campaign back on track.

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Hockeyroos continue their excellent form with win over Great Britain

Hockeyroos continue their excellent FIH Pro League Start with a win over Great Britain.

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Te Hiko and Fletcher are back on top

VIS’ Brandon Te Hiko led from start-to-finish at the first stage of the 2019 BMX Australia BAD BOY National Series at Sydney Olympic Park on the weekend.

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Real Deal Peel

After narrowly missing out on a podium finish at the recent FIS World Championships Aerials in Utah, Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holder Laura Peel, overcame the disappointment to finish with a silver medal at the World Cup in Moscow, Russia.

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Three multiple VIS medallists at Para Swimming Series

Victorian Institute of Sport’s Emily Beecroft, Ruby Storm and Madeleine Scott led the charge for Australia all claiming multiple medals at the 2019 World Para Swimming World Series in Melbourne over the weekend.

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Nutrition Tip | Sustainable Nutrition

Global warming is an issue at the forefront of our minds. What does that mean for sustainable nutrition and our global food supply?

Monday, 11 February 2019

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James wins his third Halfpipe World Championship

Victorian Institute of Sport’s snowboarding ace, Scotty James, has taken out a third consecutive Halfpipe world title in Utah.

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Rising Roper too good

The men’s long jump competition at the ACT Championships on Saturday witnessed the progression of rising VIS star Darcy Roper, jumping 8.20m with a 2.1m/s wind to topple training partner Henry Smith.

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O’Brien and Howard bring it home on the final day

Victorian Institute of Sport cycling duo, Kelland O’Brien and Leigh Howard, found a whole new level on the final day of Melbourne’s Six Day series to snatch victory off Sam Welsford and Cameron Scott who had been on top for the previous two nights.

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A record sixth for Tapper

Victorian Institute of Sport’s Melissa Tapper has been named Australian Para Athlete of the Year and awarded the Arthur Wilks Trophy for a record sixth time.

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