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09 July 2021

Olympians send joy of sport to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women

Cyclist Sarah Gigante and Hockeyroos player Mariah Williams have joined with the AIS Share a Yarn Initiative and the Happy Boxes Project to help women in remote Australian communities experience the joy and the benefits of sport and activity.

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08 July 2021

NAIDOC Week 2021: "Going home is such a refresh. I feel brand new."

To proud Wiradjuri woman and AIS Share a Yarn Ambassador Gabby Coffey, her family is what helps her stay connected to country.

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02 July 2021

Race car technology powers our Paralympic basketballers

AIS Engineering is using Formula 1 race car technology to put Australia’s wheelchair basketballers in the driver’s seat for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics.

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01 July 2021

New tool to check and enhance wellbeing in sport

National Sporting Organisations will be able to measure and continually enhance their approach to athlete and staff wellbeing thanks to a new tool being launched by the Australian Institute of Sport.

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30 June 2021

New Sport Australia program helping sports boost capability

Sport Australia is supporting the growth of small-to-medium Australian sports through its new $600,000 Capability Building program.

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30 June 2021

Reset moment still driving Olympic surfer Sally Fitzgibbons

Just weeks before her Olympic Games debut, champion surfer Sally Fitzgibbons has revisited the 2015 moment that still drives her success, as part of the new IGTV series on Instagram called AIS Reset.

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29 June 2021

“Sport is for everyone”: AIS partners with Pride in Sport

The AIS has strengthened its commitment to creating a safe and supportive community for LGBTIQ+ athletes, coaches and staff by becoming a Principal Partner Member of Pride in Sport.

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25 June 2021

Hockeyroos at home at upgraded recovery centre

The opening of a new state-of-the-art change room and recovery facility has given Australia’s women’s hockey squad, the Hockeyroos, a huge boost ahead of the postponed Tokyo Olympic Games.

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25 June 2021

COVID-19 still affecting Australia’s return to sport

COVID-19 remains a deterrent when it comes to rates of participation in organised sport but the pandemic has driven up rates of participation in socially-distanced sports and recreational activities.

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22 June 2021

AIS and AOC partnership supporting athlete mental health

In a positive step to support even more Olympic athletes, past and present, the AIS and Australian Olympic Committee have also signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will increase accessibility to the AIS Mental Health Referral Network.

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