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Rest In Peace Alex "Chumpy" Pullin

July 8th, 2020

All at the Victorian Institute of Sport are deeply shocked and saddened to hear of the passing of Alex “Chumpy” Pullin.

Vanessa Bof to lead VIS Track Endurance Team

July 6th, 2020

The Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS) and Cycling Victoria (CV) are delighted to announce that Vanessa Bof will be moving onto a fulltime role as the Endurance Team Coach at the Victorian Institute of Sport.

Scanlan ready to pick off targets in Tokyo

June 30th, 2020

Picking and packing apples alongside her dad in a Tynong orchard, 66 kilometres south east from Melbourne’s CBD, is not where you would expect to find a three-time Commonwealth Games gold medallist preparing for her second Olympic Games

What has Kylie Andrew been up to during isolation?

June 25th, 2020

With the extra time that COVID-19 has presented, the Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS) Nutrition team has been able to conduct online cooking sessions and workshops in the comfort of the athletes’ own kitchens. It has also been an important time for athletes to gain a better understanding of their own bodies and energy needs due to the reduced and changed training conditions.

Olympians and community share Olympic Day celebrations

June 23rd, 2020

Australian Olympians and sports fans are celebrating Olympic Day today, with June 23rd marking the creation of the modern Olympic movement back in 1894.

Students inspired by VIS virtual school speaker program

June 19th, 2020

“Oh my god! What a once in a lifetime experience."

What has Sara Heasly been up to during isolation?

June 18th, 2020

​​With athlete wellbeing so important due to the unforeseen circumstances, the Victorian Institute of Sport Performance Lifestyle (PL) Team have had to ensure they're still able to provide all the support to athletes remotely. We caught up with PL adviser, Sara Heasly to see how she has been working with athletes remotely and what advice the team has been giving during these tough times.

Winter Recipe | Lentil Soup

June 15th, 2020

As the weather gets colder, that can only mean one thing - Soup!

Mystery guests teach VIS cyclists about balancing sport and life

June 12th, 2020

What does a celebrity chef, a former AFL player and a Tour de France stage winner all have in common?

What has Elaine Tor been up to during isolation?

June 11th, 2020

As our Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS) swimmers return to the pools after two months at home due to COVID-19, we caught up with Lead Biomechanist at the VIS, Dr Elaine Tor to see how she has been working with athletes remotely.

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