Emily Petricola living with an invisible disabilityMay 30, 2023
World MS Day takes place on 30 May each year. It brings the global MS community together to share stories, raise awareness and campaign with everyone affected by multiple sclerosis (MS). At just 27 years old, VIS para-cyclist Emily Petricola was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS), her story is one of belief, bravery and resilience.
Australian Sporting Network: Joint Reconciliation StatementMay 29, 2023
National Reconciliation Week (NRW) is a time to reflect on Australia’s shared history through truth telling, learning our shared histories, cultures, and the achievements of First Nations Peoples; while taking the time to explore how each of us can contribute to achieving reconciliation in Australia.
You Bea-uty Utri!May 25, 2023
Aisling Utri won a flag with the Western Bulldogs AFLW team in 2018, and last week the VIS scholarship holder fulfilled her dream of representing her country as a Hockeyroo in a three-test series against India in Adelaide.
VIS skateboarding siblings competing at World TourMay 19, 2023
Professional skateboarding siblings set to compete at 2023 World Skateboarding Tour in Argentina this week.
VIS and OUA partnership help athlete finish degreeMay 18, 2023
Melbourne Vixens and Australian Diamond goaler Kiera Austin, 25 moved to Melbourne two years ago but moving her degree with her proved to be challenging.
Rachael Lynch supporting next generation of athletesMay 16, 2023
As an elite athlete, former Hockeyroo Rachael Lynch developed an outstanding array of skills and a huge depth of experience and knowledge that she will now apply in her new role as a Performance Lifestyle Adviser at the VIS.
Elissa Kent: Mother of four and building her coaching careerMay 12, 2023
When Elissa Kent was pregnant with her first child she was the Melbourne Kestrels' midcourt specialist. Even though it was the end of her playing career it was just the beginning of a new one. Now a mum of four she juggles life as the VIS Development Coach and is also part of the AIS Gen32 Coach Program.
VIS helps athletes plan their future careers beyond sportMay 11, 2023
On Tuesday evening over 25 VIS athletes participated in a career education session hosted by the VIS with representatives from seven different universities to help the athletes transition to further studies.
VIS hosts Wheelchair Basketball ChallengeMay 4, 2023
The Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS) hosted a four-day Wheelchair Basketball challenge for the National Institute Network (NIN) at the Hangar in Melbourne.
VIS Netball Development Squad learn from New Zealand’s bestApril 28, 2023
The Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS) Netball Development squad travelled to New Zealand earlier in the year to play against international competition and experience a different high performance training environment.