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Vixens start season in style

August 3rd, 2020

Ten months on from their last Suncorp Super Netball outing, the Melbourne Vixens have given their fans something to smile about, recording a 63-52 victory over their crosstown rivals, the Collingwood Magpies.

Remembering the 1992 Olympics through Hockey legend Jay Stacy

July 31st, 2020

Our final chapter of the 1992 Barcelona Olympics will be a reflection with Hockey legend Jay Stacy, one of the best players Australia has ever produced.

The tale of two sisters who play hockey and study physiotherapy together

July 30th, 2020

Aisling and Ciara Utri share more similarities than your average pair of sisters – the two are pursuing their hockey career together whilst both attending La Trobe University with the help of the La Trobe Elite Athlete Program (LEAP). La Trobe Sport Media and Communications intern, Tricia-Marie Mifsud, chats to the duo about their sporting journey.

Doing it the hard way: The story of Brian McNicholl

July 29th, 2020

Most athletes are only able to represent their country at the Paralympic or Olympic Games once. This is unless you are weightlifter Brian McNicholl who was able to win five medals across six Paralympic Games. On top of his game for over two decades.

Our First Games

July 28th, 2020

1992 - This was the year of our first Olympic and Paralympic Games in Barcelona, Spain.

Peace & Harmony: Jenny Donnet 1992 Opening Ceremony Reflection

July 27th, 2020

People of all nations, colours, races, live in harmony, respecting one another, laughing and crying together, all in the pursuit of excellence.

Athletes committed to fight mental health issues in young people

July 26th, 2020

​Four VIS athletes are joining the fight to help reduce rates of mental health issues in young children as part of a new community partnership between the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) and Black Dog Institute.

Try out Aerial Skiing Online

July 24th, 2020

We are looking to recruit the next Olympic champion. Are you a self-motivated, resilient athlete who is passionate about the training process? Do you have big goals? Are you ready to tackle a new sport? Aerial skiers travel the world to train on the best snow and best facilities.

Remembering VIS at the Games

July 23rd, 2020

Today marks the “1 Year to Go” milestone before the Postponed Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 set to be held in 2021. We are thrilled to launch our ’Remembering VIS at the Games’ campaign in conjunction with our 30th year anniversary celebrations.

Webster & Steere named in Aussie Stingers squad 

July 22nd, 2020

The Aussie Stingers have unveiled their squad of 20 for the next 12 months, as the count down to the Tokyo Olympic Games reaches the one year to go mark. The squad includes two VIS athletes, Rowie Webster and Madeleine Steere.

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