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Tuesday, 14 June 2016

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O’Brien eyes title defence

VIS athlete Kelland O’Brien is one of Australia’s rising track stars and will be looking to defend his title at the 2016 UCI Junior Track World Championships in Aigle, Switzerland, taking place from July 20-24.

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Successful start for Tapper and Powell at Australian Open

VIS table tennis duo Melissa Tapper and David Powell progress to the round of 32 at ITTF Australian Open.

Monday, 13 June 2016

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Kookaburras down Olympic champs

The Australian men’s hockey team has shown why it is among the gold medal favourites for the Rio Olympics, downing reigning Olympic champions Germany 4-3 in the Champions Trophy in London.

Sunday, 12 June 2016

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Are your eyes performing at an elite level?

Any sport that requires fast reaction times, accuracy in tracking objects or creating space in the field will benefit from sports vision training.

Saturday, 11 June 2016

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Stingers bag bronze

VIS athlete Rowie Webster scored three goals in the Aussie Stingers’ 10-3 victory against China to claim bronze at the World League Water Polo Final in Shanghai on Saturday.

Thursday, 09 June 2016

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Simplice lifts his way to Rio

VIS weightlifter Simplice Ribouem will make his Olympic debut in Rio following his Australian Olympic team selection today.

Wednesday, 08 June 2016

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Miller gets Rio nod

VIS gymnast Larrissa Miller has been selected by Gymnastics Australia for the single Women's Gymnastics position on the Australian team for the Rio Olympic Games.

Monday, 06 June 2016

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Cowley and Lamble selected for Rio Olympics

VIS race walkers Rhydian Cowley and Regan Lamble have been added to the 2016 Australian Olympic Team plus a host of VIS athletes compete across the world

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Vanquished Vixens

The Melbourne Vixens have gone down fighting 44-56 against defending champions the Queensland Firebirds

Sunday, 05 June 2016

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Stingers claim silver

The Australian Stingers Water Polo team, featuring VIS athlete Rowie Webster, claimed silver at the Kunshan Cup, after narrowly missing out on victory against Team USA in the final.

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