News

In her element: Jessica Rothwell reflects on her Tokyo experience hero image

In her element: Jessica Rothwell reflects on her Tokyo experience

August 16, 2021

​Jessica Rothwell has been working as a sports dietitian at the Victorian Institute of Sport for over four years, helping to support and educate Victoria’s elite athletes.

Roos' legacy continues hero image

Roos' legacy continues

August 14, 2021

Five years’ worth of tears were shed at the Oi Hockey Stadium when the full-time whistle sounded, and for a group that had gone through the ringer in recent years the loss hurt - it really hurt.

Smith's spirit unbroken hero image

Smith's spirit unbroken

August 13, 2021

​The pandemic put an end to Anabelle Smith’s hopes of winning another medal in the 3m Synchronised diving event in Tokyo. With the help of VIS sport psychologist, Caroline Anderson, Smith reframed her mindset with the end goal of representing Australia at a third Olympic Games.

Galiabovitch, Australia’s Olympic flagbearer hero image

Galiabovitch, Australia’s Olympic flagbearer

August 13, 2021

​Elena Galiabovitch received the prestigious honour of being named the Olympic flag-bearer for the Tokyo 2020 opening ceremony. Along with five other international Olympic athletes, Galiabovitch was selected to carry the Olympic flag in recognition of her work on the frontline to help Melbourne battle the COVID-19 pandemic.

Watching proudly from home: Jay Stacy hero image

Watching proudly from home: Jay Stacy

August 12, 2021

​The Tokyo Olympic final between the world's top two hockey nations lived up to the billing. Cruelly for the Kookaburras, they were not the ones celebrating at the end of the enthralling contest.

Tokyo 2020: A Games that will be remembered forever hero image

Tokyo 2020: A Games that will be remembered forever

August 12, 2021

From Australia storming home for a stunning victory in the women's four to the men's team pursuit guys defying all odds to bounce back after a crash on the opening night and win bronze, the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games will be remembered forever. We're proud of our Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holders, not just for their impressive sporting performances, but also for the adversity that they had to overcome to get there.

The VIS Family is about to expand hero image

The VIS Family is about to expand

August 10, 2021

Come and join our world class team

VIS results at Tokyo 2020 hero image

VIS results at Tokyo 2020

August 9, 2021

See below all of our Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holder results from the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

From crash to companions: Gillian Niven hero image

From crash to companions: Gillian Niven

August 3, 2021

​When long-time VIS remedial massage therapist, Gillian Niven, travelled to Tokyo she thought she would travel home with everyone else after the closing ceremony. However, Niven’s Paralympic assignment didn’t end there as an unfortunate crash for a VIS Paralympian extended her stay, but filled it with long-lasting memories.

Rachael Lynch Inducted into Olympians for Life hero image

Rachael Lynch Inducted into Olympians for Life

July 27, 2021

Rachael Lynch OLY has been honoured as one of five Olympic athletes inducted into the World Olympians Association's (WOA) Olympians for Life.

See all our partners

VIS is proudly supported by