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Smith wins Australia’s first medal of the Games

July 25th, 2021

Brendon Smith has won Australia's first 400m individual medley medal since Rod Woodhouse in 1984, as he brings up the countries first medal at the Tokyo Olympics.

Tokyo 2020: Weekend Preview

July 23rd, 2021

We're excited for tonight's Opening Ceremony and weekend full of Olympic Sport. Here's everything you need to know about our Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holders competing this weekend. Let The Games Begin!

Galiabovitch handed rare honour at opening ceremony for Tokyo Olympics

July 23rd, 2021

Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holder Elena Galiabovitch said is was "such a huge honour" to be chosen by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to carry the Olympic flag at the opening ceremony in Tokyo. As well as a shooting athlete, Galiabovitch is also a doctor who has been heavily involved in the fight against COVID-19 in Australia over the past 18 months.

Victorian Institute of Sport celebrates the announcement of Brisbane 2032

July 22nd, 2021

The Victorian Institute of Sport is pleased to join in the celebrations of the announcement that Brisbane will host the 2032 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games.

It's Tokyo Time: Preview

July 21st, 2021

Standards And Culture To Drive Revamped Rollers

July 19th, 2021

​Their five-year overhaul is complete and Australia’s men’s wheelchair basketball side, the Rollers, will head to Tokyo 2020 believing they have what it takes to win the nation’s first gold medal in the sport since 2008. The squad comprises of Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holders Tristan Knowles and Jeremy Tyndall

Gliders’ Redemption In Full Swing After Tokyo 2020 Announcement

July 16th, 2021

​Australia’s women’s wheelchair basketball side, the Gliders, are primed to make their return to Paralympic competition at Tokyo 2020, nine years after winning the silver medal at the London Paralympics.VIS scholarship holders Isabel Martin and Bree Mellberg have been included in the team.

52 Victorian Institute of Sport athletes selected for the Tokyo Olympic Games

July 12th, 2021

​​The Victorian Institute of Sport is proud to announce that 52 scholarship holders have been selected to represent Australia at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.

Para-Rowers Overcome Adversity To Secure Tokyo Berth

July 12th, 2021

Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holder Al Viney is one of 8 para-rowing athletes that will join the Australian Team for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. 

Dylan Alcott crowned Wimbledon Champion

July 11th, 2021

Dylan Alcott has won his second Wimbledon quad wheelchair singles title.

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