Tokyo 2020 Paralympics: Day Two Preview

August 26th, 2021

The action continues today with our para-table tennis athletes looking to continue their winning form, whilst our wheelchair rugby and wheelchair basketball teams' will aim to bounce back after tough losses on the opening day. 

It’s Go Time in Tokyo: Paralympics Preview

August 25th, 2021

After having to overcome so much adversity, the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games are finally here! Our Paralympians serve to remind us that anything is possible.

Tokyo 2020 Paralympics: Day One Preview

August 25th, 2021

Day One - It's finally here!

Tokyo 2020 Paralympics: Day One Review

August 25th, 2021

It was a golden opening day of the Paralympics for Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holder Emily Petricola, who broke the world record in qualifying and went on to win gold in the final of the women's 3000m C4 3000m Individual Pursuit.

Returning Olympians share inspiring stories with school children across Victoria

August 24th, 2021

​Athletes returning from the Tokyo Olympic Games have dialled into virtual classrooms across Victoria these past couple of weeks, as part of the Victorian Institute of Sport’s ‘Be Fit. Be Well’ program.

Lead Physical Preparation Coach - Melbourne Vixens (3 Year Contract)

August 23rd, 2021

The Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS) are looking for a dynamic and passionate high performance professional to join its team in the role of Lead Physical Preparation Coach for the Melbourne Vixens netball team.

Anything is possible: Amanda Jennings

August 23rd, 2021

On a cold Melbourne morning in 1989, Amanda Jennings, then aged 17, stood at her school locker, bouncing from toe-to-toe in an effort to keep warm. All over the city, students were most likely mimicking her movement. It was innocent, unremarkable, but for her it would not remain so for very long. Instead, it would change her life forever, sending her down a path of despair and torture that would last for 20 years.

31 Victorian Institute of Sport athletes selected for the Tokyo Paralympics

August 20th, 2021

​Given the obstacles that our Victorian Institute of Sport athletes have had to overcome simply to get to the starting line, the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games are deserving of your attention for reasons far outweighing the simple desire of watching them go for gold.

Tokyo 2020: A Games that will be remembered forever

August 12th, 2021

From Australia storming home for a stunning victory in the women's four to the men's team pursuit guys defying all odds to bounce back after a crash on the opening night and win bronze, the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games will be remembered forever. We're proud of our Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holders, not just for their impressive sporting performances, but also for the adversity that they had to overcome to get there.

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August 10th, 2021

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