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01 April 2020

One year later but goal remains same says Thorpe

Following the confirmation on Tuesday of revised dates for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2021, swimming champion Ian Thorpe has put the call out to athletes to reset and use the extra time to their advantage.

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31 March 2020

Update on Sport Australia grants programs

Sport Australia knows this is a tough time for all Australians. We also believe whole-heartedly that when we get through this challenging period, sport will play a prominent role in lifting the nation’s energy and spirits again.

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23 March 2020

Statement from the AIS

The Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) recognises and supports the directive to Australian sports and athletes by the Australian Olympic Committee to prepare for a Tokyo Olympic Games in the northern summer of 2021, following the International Olympic Committee’s announcement of a potential postponement of this year’s Games.

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18 March 2020

Minister for Sport issues COVID-19 guidelines for community sport

The Australian Government has announced new community sport guidelines to combat the spread of COVID-19, as of 18 March 2020.

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17 March 2020

Public activity suspended on AIS Canberra campus

The AIS campus in Canberra is suspending public activity on the site in an effort to create the safest possible training environment for Australian athletes in the lead-up to the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics and to mitigate risk of transmission of COVID-19.

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11 March 2020

Focus on mental health of elite athletes a must

'Elite athletes need to be routinely screened for mental health symptoms' is one of the key findings of an Orygen survey of 749 AIS-supported athletes, with one in five reporting they had previously sought treatment for a mental health problem.

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05 March 2020

Aussie Stingers back home at AIS keep Olympic dreams on track

With the Coronavirus causing disruption around the globe, the Aussie Stingers Water Polo team has elected to go into camp at their “second home” the Australian Institute of Sport instead of travelling to Europe for competition and training.

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03 March 2020

Dolphins Women's 100m freestyle and relay camp at the AIS

Athletes from the Australian Swimming Women's 100m freestyle and relay squads are in camp at the AIS as preparations continue for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

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02 March 2020

Move It AUS supporting life changing skills for new Australians

Through the Move it AUS - Participation grants scheme, Sport Australia is proud to be able to support people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds learn to swim.

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