Women's eight handed Rio berth

July 27th, 2016

Rowing's international governing body FISA has announced that 22 of 28 Russian rowers have been banned from competing in the Rio 2016, meaning Australia Women's Eight is now heading to the Games.

Seven named in Steelers squad

July 25th, 2016

The 12-strong Australian Steelers squad for Rio 2016 was officially announced today by the Australian Paralympic Committee, with seven VIS athletes named in the squad.

Clarke called up for Rio

July 24th, 2016

VIS scholarship holder Simon Clarke has been named as the replacement rider in Australia's Rio Olympic Games road race after Simon Gerrans ruled himself out due to injury.

Eat your fruit, don't drink it!

July 23rd, 2016

With juice shops popping up around Melbourne boasting the benefits of freshly squeezed fruit juices, it's enough to draw you in! But did you know that the nutritional benefits are not the same?

Sport Leadership Insights | Peer Leaders

July 23rd, 2016

The role of peer leader has now been recognised as important to the success of a team.


July 22nd, 2016

Conor Rowley claimed Australia's first world title with victory in the men's keirin on day two of the 2016 UCI Junior Track World Championships in Aigle, Switzerland.

Rollers ready for revenge

July 19th, 2016

The pain of losing the London 2012 gold medal final is what will push the Australian men’s wheelchair basketball team to glory in Rio.

Ready for Rio

July 18th, 2016

51 VIS athletes across 17 sports have been selected to represent Australia at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

Gerrans ruled out of Rio

July 17th, 2016

Australia's Olympic hopes have received a blow with cyclist Simon Gerrans officially ruled out of Rio with a broken collarbone.

Four more added to Olympic team

July 15th, 2016

An additional four VIS track and field athletes, who have achieved the Olympic qualifying standard, have been added to the 2016 Australian Olympic Team.

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