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Humble and Talented: An unstoppable combination

July 7, 2021

Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holder Amy Lawton fell into Hockey when she saw it advertised in her school's newsletter, now, she gets ready to make her Olympic debut in Tokyo.

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Para-Table Tennis Squad’s Tokyo Build-Up A ‘Brilliant Example Of Teamwork’

July 6, 2021

​The addition of three multiple gold medal-winning former China representatives in Australia’s Para-table tennis squad for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games has helped lift the standard of the whole team as it attempts to secure our nation’s first gold medal in the sport in nearly 40 years.

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Biggest Australian Athletics Team for Overseas Olympics Finalised

July 5, 2021

The Australian Olympic Committee has announced the final team selection for the Australian Olympic Team for Tokyo, with 36 athletes selected for the Australian Olympic Athletics Team for Tokyo, joining 27 previously announced Olympians to complete the 63-strong Athletics squad.

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Celebrating NAIDOC Week

July 5, 2021

One of the Australian Institute Of Sport #ShareAYarnAmbassadors and Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holder, Gabby Coffey shares what #NAIDOCWeek's theme - Heal Country! - means to her, and how she stays connected to County.

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Biggest Australian Olympic Gymnastics Team Since Tokyo 1964 Selected for Tokyo 2020

July 3, 2021

The Australian Olympic Committee has selected an 11-strong Gymnastics team for Tokyo, which includes Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holder Tyson Bull.

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Skaters Ready to Shred at Olympic Debut

July 2, 2021

The Australian Olympic Committee has named two Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holders in the Australian Olympic Skateboarding Team for Tokyo, as the sport gets set to make its debut. 

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Learn to cook Teriyaki Beef with Brooke Stratton and Kylie Andrew

June 30, 2021

Did you know Teriyaki refers to the cooking method rather than the sauce?

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Aussie Taekwondo Team to Take on Tokyo 2020

June 29, 2021

The Australian Olympic Committee has announced the four-strong Taekwondo Team for Tokyo, with Stacey Hymer (-57kg), Reba Stewart (+67kg), Safwan Khalil (-58kg) and Jack Marton (-80kg) to represent Australia.

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Vertical Life: Oceana Mackenzie

June 28, 2021

​Victorian Institute of Sport athlete Oceana Mackenzie has been hooked on Sport Climbing since she was eight years old, and now she’s about to make history as one of Australia’s first Olympic Sport Climbers.

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Sport Climbers Set to Scale Olympic Heights with Tokyo 2020 Selection

June 24, 2021

The AOC has named Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holder Oceana Mackenzie into the Australian Olympic Team for Tokyo, becoming one of the first Australian Olympic climbers as the sport makes its debut in Tokyo.

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