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Friday, 04 March 2016

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Matildas remain undefeated in Olympic qualifying

The Australian women's football team has won all three of their Olympic qualification matches following a 2-0 defeat of Korea Republic on Friday night

Thursday, 03 March 2016

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OLYMPIAN LOSES BATTLE WITH CANCER

It is with profound regret and sorrow that the Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS) has learned of the passing of London Olympic silver medallist Sarah Tait.

Monday, 29 February 2016

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Paddlers leave nothing on the table

Jaxon Merritt has been edged out of Olympic selection following a tense head-to-head battle with NSW’s Lucien Delfour.

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VIS athletes clean up with 12 gold medals at Vic Champs

It was the standout performances by Damien Birkinhead, Morgan Mitchell and Todd Hodgetts that highlighted the VIS contingent across the Championships.

Sunday, 28 February 2016

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Gourley finishes second in dramatic race

VIS athlete Mitchell Gourley has finished second in the 2015-16 IPC Alpine Skiing World Cup

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Games in sight for taekwondo sisters

VIS taekwondo sisters are both likely to gain selection to the Olympic team after winning gold at the Oceania Qualification Tournament in Port Moresby

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Para-cyclists continue their run to Rio

Four VIS athletes have continued their run into the Rio Paralympics with the 2016 Cycling Australia Para-Cycling Road National Championships being held at Williamstown, South Australia over the weekend.

Saturday, 27 February 2016

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Skinner stakes claim for Olympic selection

VIS trap shooter, Catherine Skinner has placed third at the Qatar Shotgun Open in Doha last week.

Friday, 26 February 2016

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Nutrition Tip | Dark Chocolate

There has been much in the media for years about the health benefits of dark chocolate. But is it really that good for you?

Monday, 22 February 2016

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Stingers just edged by US in thriller

Australia’s Women’s Water Polo team, the Stingers, have claimed the silver medal at the FINA World League Intercontinental Tournament in Texas.

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