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O'Hea and Thwaites named joint winners of the Sarah Tait Spirit Award

November 25th, 2020

Tonight the Sarah Tait Spirit Award was presented for the first time ever to joint winners, Jenna O’Hea and Caitlin Thwaites at the 2020 Victorian Institute of Sport Awards.

Peel wins the OUA Performance Lifestyle Award for 2020

November 24th, 2020

Tonight Aerial Skiing Champion Laura Peel was recognised at the 2020 Victorian Institute of Sport Awards for her commitment to pursuing success in sport and life. Peel won the Open Universities Australia Performance Lifestyle award in a strong field of athletes, with Para Rower Alexandra Viney and Tokyo-bound race walker Jemima Montag as the other finalists.

2XU Coach Awards Winners

November 23rd, 2020

14 Victorian Institute of Sport athletes were today named winners of the 2XU Coach Awards. The awards were announced as part of the 2020 Victorian Institute of Sport Awards.

Strength and Conditioning Traineeship 2021

November 18th, 2020

The VIS Strength and Conditioning Department offer an exciting opportunity for prospective S&C coaches seeking to gain valuable practical experience in preparing elite athletes and working alongside some of Australia’s leading S&C coaches.

VIS experts advance Victorian students’ understanding of Sports Nutrition

November 13th, 2020

“The Nutrition Advancement session not only educated me but motivated me”. - ​Lauren from Carranballac College.

Victoria’s roadmap for sport and recreation – the next step

November 9th, 2020

The Victorian Government has announced a further easing of restrictions, with Victoria taking further steps toward COVID Normal.

Vixens crowned 2020 Suncorp Super Netball Champions

October 19th, 2020

The Melbourne Vixens are the 2020 Suncorp Super Netball (SSN) Champions, after defeating the West Coast Fever in a two-goal thriller at Brisbane’s Nissan Arena.

Nutrition Tip | Picnic Season

October 16th, 2020

It's picnic season! Struggling with some ideas on what you should bring?

Alcott defends Roland Garros singles title

October 11th, 2020

​Dylan Alcott is the quad wheelchair singles champion at Roland Garros.

Virtual Speaker Program firing on all cylinders with release of new video

October 6th, 2020

Victorian Government school students can look forward to be inspired by the amazing story of Paralympic medalist and professional cyclist Alistair Donohoe. The video is part of the Victorian Institute of Sport’s virtual school speaker program Be Fit. Be Well, which continues to encourage students to stay active and lead a healthy lifestyle.

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