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Behind every athlete at Athens, there's a support team

August 27th, 2020

VIS Sport Scientist and Shooting Australia Sports Medicine Coordinator at the time, Nick Sanders, was part of the support group which went to Athens with the Olympic Shooting team in 2004.

VIS athletes triumph at Athens

August 26th, 2020

The performance of our Olympic and Paralympic teams in Athens was exceptional.

Montag officially Tokyo bound

August 20th, 2020

Current national racewalking champion Jemima Montag, has officially been selected to make her Olympic debut at the Tokyo Olympics in 2021. Montag is the 10th Victorian Institute of Sport athlete to have already been selected into the Australian Olympic Team.

A master of her disciplines: Lauren Burns

August 19th, 2020

​Lauren Burns created history in Sydney 2000 when she became Taekwondo’s first Olympic Gold medallist.

Nutrition Tip | Eating well in Winter

August 19th, 2020

​Staying healthy is on everyone's mind this Winter and one of the best ways to stay healthy is eating well.

Vixens fight the Fever to jump back on winners list

August 18th, 2020

The Melbourne Vixens are back on the winners list after a hard-fought nine-goal win against the West Coast Fever at Brisbane’s Nissan Arena earlier tonight.

Victorian Institute of Sport and Open Universities Australia continue partnership

August 17th, 2020

The Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS) is pleased to announce the renewed partnership with Open Universities Australia (OUA).

When Matthews got told to sprint

August 14th, 2020

Born without a left arm or left lung, Tim Matthews never felt he had a disability, reaching for the stars he went onto become a triple Paralympic gold medallist.

The Games at Home

August 12th, 2020

​The 2000 Sydney Olympic and Paralympic Games were special for so many reasons. We had high expectations that our athletes would deliver on home soil, and they sure did.

Honey’s return from injury just the beginning

August 11th, 2020

Almost two years after mid-courter Tayla Honey signed with the Melbourne Vixens she finally made her much anticipated debut on the weekend after overcoming a ruptured Achilles tendon in last year’s preseason.

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