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Wellbeing Tip | Focus on CAN

April 30th, 2020

“People have thousands of reasons why they can’t do something, when they only need one reason why they can"

100 years of the AOC

April 29th, 2020

Originally formed as the Australian Olympic Council on April 29th, 1920, the anniversary marks the formal separation of Australia and New Zealand from the combined “Australasia” entity which had competed in the 1908 London and 1912 Stockholm Olympic Games.

Five VIS shooting athletes announced in Olympic Team

April 17th, 2020

Victoria will be heavily represented in the Australian Shooting Team selected by The Australian Olympic Committee. VIS Shooting athletes will make up a third of the team set to compete at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics to be held in 2021.

Join us in the 'May Push Up Challenge'

April 16th, 2020

10 Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS) staff members (and counting) have put their hand up to participate in the ‘May Push Up Challenge’ in order to get fit, have fun and support mental health next month.

Booth shifts focus to the Royal Melbourne Hospital

April 9th, 2020

Victorian Institute of Sport rower Josh Booth was gunning for a third Olympic Games when the developments of COVID-19 shifted his plans.

10 nutrition tips to get you through Easter

April 8th, 2020

Our Victorian Institute of Sport nutrition team have pulled together 10 tips that might help you manage your diet this Easter long weekend. - Happy Easter!

Reappointment of VIS Chair Nataly Matijevic

April 2nd, 2020

It is with great pleasure that we announce that VIS Chair, Nataly Matijevic, has been reappointed by The Hon Martin Pakula MP, Minister for Sport, Tourism and Major Events.

VIS tele-health servicing for Sports Medicine and Physiotherapy

April 1st, 2020

The Victorian Institute of Sport remains committed to servicing our athletes and have started to implement remote service delivery and support.

VIS staff go above and beyond to equip athletes to train from home

March 31st, 2020

The Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS) closed its high performance facility on Monday 23 March, in order to safeguard athletes and staff health and following the direction of the Victorian Government to influence behaviours to reduce the risk of individuals contributing to community transmission of COVID-19. VIS Physical Preparation and Sport Science Manager, Harry Brennan had already been planning for this scenario.

Lynch says the hospital is the only place she needs to be

March 27th, 2020

Victorian Institute of Sport hockey scholarship holder, Rachael Lynch, has found “comfort” in the announcement that the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games would be postponed.

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