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Sunday, 07 August 2016

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Pott Luck!

Alec Potts formed part of the history-making archery team that won Australia’s first medal at the 2016 Rio Games

Saturday, 06 August 2016

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On your marks...

The long awaited Rio 2016 Olympics began on Saturday morning AEST with a dazzling lights display at the famous Maracana Stadium.

Wednesday, 03 August 2016

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Vale Paulette Mifsud

It is with deep regret that the VIS has learnt that Sport Psychologist Paulette Mifsud has passed away following a battle with cancer.

Monday, 01 August 2016

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Alcott on a quest for more gold

When Alcott, the newly crowned British Open Champion, takes to the court in Rio, he will be aiming to become one of just a handful athletes to win Paralympic gold in more than one sport.

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Six swimmers selected for Rio

The Australian Paralympic Committee has named the 36 athletes who will make up the Australian Paralympic Swimming Team set to compete at the Rio Games in Septembe

Wednesday, 27 July 2016

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Women's eight handed Rio berth

Rowing's international governing body FISA has announced that 22 of 28 Russian rowers have been banned from competing in the Rio 2016, meaning Australia Women's Eight is now heading to the Games.

Monday, 25 July 2016

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Seven named in Steelers squad

The 12-strong Australian Steelers squad for Rio 2016 was officially announced today by the Australian Paralympic Committee, with seven VIS athletes named in the squad.

Sunday, 24 July 2016

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Clarke called up for Rio

VIS scholarship holder Simon Clarke has been named as the replacement rider in Australia's Rio Olympic Games road race after Simon Gerrans ruled himself out due to injury.

Saturday, 23 July 2016

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Eat your fruit, don't drink it!

With juice shops popping up around Melbourne boasting the benefits of freshly squeezed fruit juices, it's enough to draw you in! But did you know that the nutritional benefits are not the same?

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