News

Never write off Champions: The Oarsome Foursome story

August 7th, 2020

The ‘Oarsome Foursome’ showed the world that you can never write off champions at the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games. Through the highs and lows of Australian rowing, the ‘Oarsome Foursome’ proved that champions will always find a way to succeed.

Sports and Exercise Physiotherapist

August 6th, 2020

We have a role available for an experienced, highly professional, titled Sports and Exercise Physiotherapist to join our performance services team on a 0.4 FTE part time employed basis.

Russell Mark’s success on and off target

August 5th, 2020

With his incredible results and likeable personality Russell Mark paved the way for Victoria’s talented group of shooting athletes today and put shooting on the map in Australia.

Our Second Games

August 4th, 2020

The sporting focus of 1996 was clearly on the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Atlanta. Following the great achievements in Barcelona we were optimistic that our athletes could do even better this time.

Vixens start season in style

August 3rd, 2020

Ten months on from their last Suncorp Super Netball outing, the Melbourne Vixens have given their fans something to smile about, recording a 63-52 victory over their crosstown rivals, the Collingwood Magpies.

Remembering the 1992 Olympics through Hockey legend Jay Stacy

July 31st, 2020

Our final chapter of the 1992 Barcelona Olympics will be a reflection with Hockey legend Jay Stacy, one of the best players Australia has ever produced.

The tale of two sisters who play hockey and study physiotherapy together

July 30th, 2020

Aisling and Ciara Utri share more similarities than your average pair of sisters – the two are pursuing their hockey career together whilst both attending La Trobe University with the help of the La Trobe Elite Athlete Program (LEAP). La Trobe Sport Media and Communications intern, Tricia-Marie Mifsud, chats to the duo about their sporting journey.

Doing it the hard way: The story of Brian McNicholl

July 29th, 2020

Most athletes are only able to represent their country at the Paralympic or Olympic Games once. This is unless you are weightlifter Brian McNicholl who was able to win five medals across six Paralympic Games. On top of his game for over two decades.

Our First Games

July 28th, 2020

1992 - This was the year of our first Olympic and Paralympic Games in Barcelona, Spain.

Peace & Harmony: Jenny Donnet 1992 Opening Ceremony Reflection

July 27th, 2020

People of all nations, colours, races, live in harmony, respecting one another, laughing and crying together, all in the pursuit of excellence.

See all our partners

VIS is proudly sponsored by