Victorian Institute of Sport


Monday, 26 March 2018

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This Girl Can

We’re proud to be partnering with This Girl Can – Victoria to celebrate women who are all kinds of active - no matter how well they do it, how they look or how sweaty they get

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Success for VIS at Para-cycling Track World Champs

The VIS cycling athletes had a very positive 2018 UCI Para-cycling Track World Championship campaign in Rio, which included a World Record to Emily Petricola.

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Nutrition Tip | Easter & Chocolate

We all love chocolate and the months preceding Easter become a time of year where chocolate and chocolate hot cross buns are bountiful. Some of us may gleefully descend into a chocolate–fueled sugar coma whereas others may carefully save their eggs in a secret stash to enjoy over the coming months.

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Climbing for the stars

VIS sport climbing scholarship holder Oceana Mackenzie won the National Open ‘A’ Women’s Lead Title on the weekend.

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Te Hiko claims thrilling BMX national title

VIS BMX rider Brandon Te Hiko took out the elite men’s national BMX title in style, overcoming Shane Rosa in the final metres of the final yesterday in Bunbury, Western Australia.

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Alcott wins singles and doubles with Davidson by side

VIS tennis player Dylan Alcott has enjoyed a great weekend of tennis in Louisiana claiming both the singles and doubles championships at the Cajun Classic.

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VIS Rowers shine in Sydney

The VIS rowers were among the best at the Sydney International Rowing Regatta, which included a Gold medal to World 2k Ergo Record holder Josh Dunkley-Smith.

Monday, 19 March 2018

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Nutrition Tip | Cramps

What do they really mean?

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Gourley oh so close

2018 Australian Paralympic Team Co-captain, Mitch Gourley, has performed consistently at the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Paralympics coming away with three top-8 finishes.

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Clifford and Holt rewrite World Records

Paralympian Jaryd Clifford has broken the visually-impaired T12 1500m world record to run 3:45.18, slicing 3.13 seconds off the previous record held by Abderrahim Zhiou of Tunisia.

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