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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.

Vixens bound for first SSN Grand Final

October 5th, 2020

The Melbourne Vixens are through to their maiden Suncorp Super Netball (SSN) Grand Final – and their first national league Grand Final since they were crowned Premiers in 2014 – after a dominant 16-goal win over the Sunshine Coast Lightning on Saturday.

World Class Olympic Winter Training Centre Sees Athletes Take Flight in Brisbane

October 1st, 2020

​Australia’s best aerials and moguls skiers are set to soar through the Brisbane sky as they begin testing the new Olympic Winter Training Centre at the Sleeman Centre.

Thwaites, Philip announce retirement at season's end

September 28th, 2020

Melbourne Vixens goalers, Caitlin Thwaites and Tegan Philip, have announced their respective retirements from elite netball at the conclusion of the 2020 Suncorp Super Netball season.

Engaging students with medal-winning sport science and nutrition

September 18th, 2020

The Victorian Institute of Sport Advancement Series connects Victorian secondary students with leading experts in sport nutrition and sport science. The program enriches the students’ remote learning with engaging and interactive content from the dieticians and sport scientists behind Victoria’s Olympians and Paralympians.

Performance Lifestyle Team making a difference throughout the whole organisation

September 18th, 2020

Victorian Institute of Sport Performance Lifestyle Team facilitated a range of initiatives to support and bring awareness to our athletes and staff members mental health on R U OK? Day last Thursday.

Nutrition Tip | Spring has sprung

September 18th, 2020

Now that spring is here, and the weather is warming up, salads are in season!

Our Golden Role

September 14th, 2020

Victorian Institute of Sport staff members and coaches weren’t as surprised as the rest of the nation when Mack Horton won the 400m freestyle gold medal at the Rio Olympics in 2016, as they knew it had been many years in the making.

Tripps long journey

September 14th, 2020

One of the most poignant photos to emerge from the 2016 Olympics and Paralympics featured hand cyclist Stuart Tripp with his face crumpled into tears when he phoned his biggest supporter, his wife Gillean, after winning the silver medal in the H5 time trial.

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