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Golden child

September 11th, 2020

Prior to Rio the Victorian Institute of Sport contacted many of the athletes’ families to find out who would be at the Games and who would be staying home. We knew that if a son or daughter had Olympic success there could be media mayhem.

Walk n' Talk with Al Viney

September 9th, 2020

Victorian Institute of Sport Performance Lifestyle team caught up with para rower Al Viney, to check in and see how she has been prioritising her own wellbeing and mental health.

Bravo London, Bravo

September 9th, 2020

After what was hailed one of the greatest Paralympic Games ever, Dylan Alcott, Leanna Del Toso and Carol Cooke spoke about their 2012 London experiences.

Walk n' Talk with Rhydian Cowley

September 8th, 2020

2020 has provided many new and different challenges.

Walk n' Talk with Anabelle Smith

September 7th, 2020

It's important that we stay connected with friends, family and members of the community, now more than ever.

Kelly Cartwright: A dream fulfilled

September 7th, 2020

Victorian Institute of Sport Paralympic star Kelly Cartwright broke the world record on her way to claiming gold in the F42/44 long jump with a leap of 4.38m at the London 2012 Paralympic Games. She added silver in the F42/44 100m shortly after.

Clifford among first Para-Athletes selected for Tokyo

September 7th, 2020

Victorian Institute of Sport athlete Jaryd Clifford is one step closer to the Tokyo Paralympics after he was one of 10 Para-athletes named the first members of The Australian Team.

'So, I may have broken my Olympic bronze medal!'

September 4th, 2020

Many will remember the moment Kim Brennan (nee Crow) won Australia's first ever women's single scull medal at the 2012 London Olympic Games. But, what you don't know is that she actually managed to break it!

Rowing’s Hour of Power

September 3rd, 2020

Saturday, 16 August 2008 will be remembered by the VIS and rowers nationwide as one of the most successful days in Australian Olympic history.

VIS in Beijing

September 2nd, 2020

The Beijing Olympic and Paralympic Games was one for the ages, Victorian Institute of Sport athletes provided some spine tingling and wonderful moments.

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