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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.

Athletes committed to fight mental health issues in young people

July 26th, 2020

​Four VIS athletes are joining the fight to help reduce rates of mental health issues in young children as part of a new community partnership between the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) and Black Dog Institute.

Try out Aerial Skiing Online

July 24th, 2020

We are looking to recruit the next Olympic champion. Are you a self-motivated, resilient athlete who is passionate about the training process? Do you have big goals? Are you ready to tackle a new sport? Aerial skiers travel the world to train on the best snow and best facilities.

Remembering VIS at the Games

July 23rd, 2020

Today marks the “1 Year to Go” milestone before the Postponed Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 set to be held in 2021. We are thrilled to launch our ’Remembering VIS at the Games’ campaign in conjunction with our 30th year anniversary celebrations.

Webster & Steere named in Aussie Stingers squad 

July 22nd, 2020

The Aussie Stingers have unveiled their squad of 20 for the next 12 months, as the count down to the Tokyo Olympic Games reaches the one year to go mark. The squad includes two VIS athletes, Rowie Webster and Madeleine Steere.

Moloney, Watson and Mannix to lead the Vixens in 2020

July 21st, 2020

Kate Moloney will lead the Melbourne Vixens for a fourth consecutive season, with Liz Watson joining her in leading the team as Co-Captains for the 2020 Suncorp Super Netball season.

Basketball Australia name Senior squads for 2020

July 20th, 2020

Just a year out from the Tokyo Olympics, Basketball Australia has announced the Australian 2020 Senior National Women’s Chemist Warehouse Opals Squad and The Australian Roller squad.

VIS Performance Psychology Lead & VIS Shooting Program Performance Psychologist

July 14th, 2020

The Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS) has an exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified and experienced Performance Psychologist to join our world-class sports Institute in Albert Park, Melbourne in a dual role as the VIS Performance Psychology Lead & VIS Shooting Program Performance Psychologist.

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