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Tokyo hopefuls continue to inspire students from their homes

May 22nd, 2020

The Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS) in partnership with School Sport Victoria are pleased to announce that the school speaker program BeFitBeWell is now being rolled out online to Government schools in Victoria.

What has Sylvie Withers been up to during isolation?

May 20th, 2020

As we have slowly settled into the isolation period due to COVID-19, so have our Victorian Institute of Sport experts.

Vixens' Moloney championing the never-ending preseason

May 15th, 2020

Kate Moloney’s strong mindset has got her through the long period of training in isolation and she is as motivated as ever to get the Vixens ready to content for another Premiership. While embracing the slower lifestyle, she leaves no doubt that she will return in the best possible condition and she can’t wait to train with her teammates again on court and at the Victorian Institute of Sport.

VIS' Scotty James and Laura Peel takes home Snow Australia's highest award

May 15th, 2020

Crystal Globes winners, snowboarder Scotty James and aerial skier Laura Peel, were today named the joint winners of the Olympic Athlete of the Year title for the 2020 Snow Australia Awards.

Juggling Act

May 11th, 2020

​An elite para-triathlete, motivational speaker, mentor, registered psychologist and mum - Kate Naess (nee Doughty) knows no limits when it comes to adversity and achievement.

Wellbeing Tip | Stay Safe, Stay Healthy, Stay Connected

May 6th, 2020

Victorian Institute of Sport athletes from eight different sports will help increase awareness around suicide prevention as part of the Australian Institute of Sport and Lifeline Australia’s impactful community engagement program, Lifeline Community Custodians. The athletes will encourage anyone who needs support to reach out and ask for help.

Frislie takes out first race from his garage

May 5th, 2020

​Victorian Institute of Sport athlete Graeme Frislie has taken out the first stage of the National Road Series over the weekend in a slightly modified fashion.

Wellbeing Tip | Focus on CAN

April 30th, 2020

“People have thousands of reasons why they can’t do something, when they only need one reason why they can"

100 years of the AOC

April 29th, 2020

Originally formed as the Australian Olympic Council on April 29th, 1920, the anniversary marks the formal separation of Australia and New Zealand from the combined “Australasia” entity which had competed in the 1908 London and 1912 Stockholm Olympic Games.

Five VIS shooting athletes announced in Olympic Team

April 17th, 2020

Victoria will be heavily represented in the Australian Shooting Team selected by The Australian Olympic Committee. VIS Shooting athletes will make up a third of the team set to compete at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics to be held in 2021.

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