100 days to goApril 14th, 2021
As the clock ticks over to 100 days until the start of the Tokyo Olympics, meet some of our athletes who are gearing up what's going to be one of the most unique Olympic Games.
WEEKEND WRITE-UP: Podium finishes and the Vixens were back on centre courtApril 13th, 2021
In VIS Sport, Aoife Coughlan found the podium at the Asian and Oceania Judo Championships, O’Brien was just shy of a top podium finish at the John Woodman Memorial Cycle Classic and the Melbourne Vixens were back on the court in their pre-season match up against Adelaide.
World Health Day 2021April 7th, 2021
Today is World Health Day! The unparalleled value of good health is celebrated on World Health Day on April 7. To acknowledge and celebrate World Health Day, we are shining a light on our wonderful team of medical experts. Keeping our athletes fit and healthy, with finely tuned bodies and minds, is paramount to their success. To perform at their best, they need the best care behind the scenes, which they have in spades.
WEEKEND WRITE-UP: Hall breaks Australian 1500m record, Col Pearse enjoyed a golden national championships and Surfing returned in NewcastleApril 6th, 2021
In VIS sport, Linden Hall broke the 1500m record at Box Hill and became the first Australian female to go sub 4 minutes, while Col Pearse enjoyed a golden Multi-Class Swimming Championship on the Gold Coast.
‘Don’t let fear hold you back’: How Shae Graham re-discovered sportApril 1st, 2021
The Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holder was only 18 when she was a backseat passenger in a car accident, suffering life-changing injuries including a fractured spine.
Get the family together for a meal this EasterMarch 30th, 2021
What are you waiting for? Get your family together this Easter for a shared meal. Here's a hot cross bun recipe to get you started.
WEEKEND WRITE-UP: Olympic Qualifiers, National Champions and Tokyo athletes on targetMarch 29th, 2021
In VIS sport, Linden Hall and Cat Bisset both recorded Olympic 800m qualifying times, the VIS rowers and cyclists dominated national championships and Penny Smith proved that she is on track for Tokyo.
VIS Advancement Series: Meet the presentersMarch 25th, 2021
The Victorian Institute of Sport continues to enhance secondary student learning on sport science and nutrition, as part of our VIS Advancement Series. Meet two of our presenters, Elaine Bo and Victoria Brackley who are sharing their knowledge on the work they do with Victoria’s best athletes.
THE PINNACLE: Issue 2 DEC 1990March 24th, 2021
“The Pinnacle” or now known as “Pinnacle Magazine” was first distributed in 1990, the same year the Victorian Institute of Sport was established.
Mitch targets the future with grandfather's adviceMarch 18th, 2021
Mitch Iles has been firing a shotgun for as long as he can remember.