The tale of two sisters who play hockey and study physiotherapy togetherJuly 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 McNichollJuly 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 GamesJuly 28th, 2020
1992 - This was the year of our first Olympic and Paralympic Games in Barcelona, Spain.
Peace & Harmony: Jenny Donnet 1992 Opening Ceremony ReflectionJuly 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 peopleJuly 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 OnlineJuly 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 GamesJuly 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 squadJuly 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.
Moloney, Watson and Mannix to lead the Vixens in 2020July 21st, 2020
Kate Moloney will lead the Melbourne Vixens for a fourth consecutive season, with Liz Watson joining her in leading the team as Co-Captains for the 2020 Suncorp Super Netball season.
Basketball Australia name Senior squads for 2020July 20th, 2020
Just a year out from the Tokyo Olympics, Basketball Australia has announced the Australian 2020 Senior National Women’s Chemist Warehouse Opals Squad and The Australian Roller squad.