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The Victorian Institute of Sport join forces with the Australian Institute of Fitness

November 18th, 2021

The Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS) is pleased to announce an exciting new partnership with the Australian Institute of Fitness (AIF).

WEEKEND WRITE-UP: A Career Best and An Impressive Return Home

October 25th, 2021

​In VIS Sport, India Robinson pulled together a career-best result to date, as Steph Catley impressed in the Commonwealth Bank Matildas 3-1 victory over Brazil.

Cook with Tokyo Olympian Jemima Montag

October 13th, 2021

Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holder and Tokyo Olympian Jemima Montag teaches us all how to cook 'Buckwheat Crepes, Two Ways'.

National Nutrition Week 2021

October 11th, 2021

This week is National Nutrition Week, providing a time to reflect on our own nutrition and consider if we are achieving balance and meeting our needs for optimal health and performance. The focus for this year’s Nutrition week is “Get more veg in your life”.

Di Honey extends for two years

September 30th, 2021

One of Australia’s netball greats, Di Honey has extended her contract as Assistant Coach of the Melbourne Vixens for two years in a full-time capacity.

Liz Watson named Diamonds Captain

September 23rd, 2021

Mid-court star Liz Watson has been announced as the 25th national captain, with Sunshine Coast Lightning's Steph Wood named as the Origin Australian Diamonds vice-captain.

From crash to companions: Gillian Niven

September 20th, 2021

​When long-time VIS remedial massage therapist, Gillian Niven, travelled to Tokyo she thought she would travel home with everyone else after the closing ceremony. However, Niven’s Paralympic assignment didn’t end there as an unfortunate crash for a VIS Paralympian extended her stay, but filled it with long-lasting memories.

Unfinished business

September 17th, 2021

Carol Cooke AM, a three-time Paralympic gold medallist, arrived in Tokyo as the athlete to beat. For Cooke, Tokyo turned out to be a Games like no other, for many different reasons.

Becoming Paralympic champion: Emily Petricola

September 17th, 2021

In 2007, following the sudden onset of numbness throughout her body, Emily Petricola was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). She was 27. Fast forward six years, Emily is a Paralympic Champion!

The marathon men: Clifford and Logan reflect on Tokyo

September 17th, 2021

Jaryd Clifford returned to Australia as a three-time Paralympic medallist, winning silver in both the T12/13 Marathon and the 5000m, and a bronze in the 1500m.

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