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Join us in the 'May Push Up Challenge'

April 16th, 2020

10 Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS) staff members (and counting) have put their hand up to participate in the ‘May Push Up Challenge’ in order to get fit, have fun and support mental health next month.

Booth shifts focus to the Royal Melbourne Hospital

April 9th, 2020

Victorian Institute of Sport rower Josh Booth was gunning for a third Olympic Games when the developments of COVID-19 shifted his plans.

10 nutrition tips to get you through Easter

April 8th, 2020

Our Victorian Institute of Sport nutrition team have pulled together 10 tips that might help you manage your diet this Easter long weekend. - Happy Easter!

Reappointment of VIS Chair Nataly Matijevic

April 2nd, 2020

It is with great pleasure that we announce that VIS Chair, Nataly Matijevic, has been reappointed by The Hon Martin Pakula MP, Minister for Sport, Tourism and Major Events.

VIS tele-health servicing for Sports Medicine and Physiotherapy

April 1st, 2020

The Victorian Institute of Sport remains committed to servicing our athletes and have started to implement remote service delivery and support.

VIS staff go above and beyond to equip athletes to train from home

March 31st, 2020

The Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS) closed its high performance facility on Monday 23 March, in order to safeguard athletes and staff health and following the direction of the Victorian Government to influence behaviours to reduce the risk of individuals contributing to community transmission of COVID-19. VIS Physical Preparation and Sport Science Manager, Harry Brennan had already been planning for this scenario.

Lynch says the hospital is the only place she needs to be

March 27th, 2020

Victorian Institute of Sport hockey scholarship holder, Rachael Lynch, has found “comfort” in the announcement that the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games would be postponed.

COVID-19 Update | VIS facility closure and transition to remote servicing & support

March 24th, 2020

Following the leadership and direction of the Victorian Government to influence behaviours to reduce the risk of individuals contributing to community transmission of COVID-19 in the wider population, the Victorian Institute of Sport fully support this decision as the health and wellbeing of our community far outweighs the need of sport at this time.

VIS cyclists ready to make their mark on the Olympic Games

March 20th, 2020

Two Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS) track cyclists and a former Award of Excellence winner have been announced in the Australian Olympic Team for Tokyo 2020.

Lloyd Conquers All To Reach Her Olympic Dream

March 19th, 2020

With the support provided by the Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS), Tess Lloyd is set to make her Olympic Games debut in Tokyo in the sport of sailing.

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