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20 November 2020

Sport science exploring athletic limits – even in outer space

The Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) is even exploring outer space when it comes to seeking new heights in athletic performance.

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16 November 2020

Sport Australia and Volunteering Australia team up to bring Aussies back to sport

Sport Australia and Volunteering Australia have joined forces to help tackle one of the most pressing challenges facing the sports industry during the pandemic - the future of its volunteers.

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06 November 2020

Athletes learn indigenous history and culture of land on which they train

Olympic, Paralympic and Commonwealth Games athletes have gained a greater appreciation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history and culture, starting at a place very close to their hearts – their own sporting venues.

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05 November 2020

John Wylie reflects on eight years with Australian Sports Commission

John Wylie AM has led Australian sport since 2012 with more direct funding to sports and athletes, and greater recognition for women’s sport and the Paralympic movement among his many notable achievements as ASC Chair.

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04 November 2020

Vale Don Talbot

The Australian Sports Commission (ASC) is deeply saddened to hear of the passing of inaugural AIS Director and legendary swimming coach Don Talbot AO.

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30 October 2020

Aussies run, ride and workout at home during COVID-19’s shutdown of sport

With organised sport on hold due to COVID-19, Australians turned to running, riding, and yoga to stay active and socially connected according to Sport Australia’s latest AusPlay survey results

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29 October 2020

AIS scholarship prepares athletes for life after sport

Forty athletes will be able to strike the balance between sport and study thanks to a new Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) scholarship.

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28 October 2020

AIS supports sports, athletes with $115m commitment and increases Paralympic funding

The Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) is providing sports and athletes with greater certainty further into the future, committing in advance more than $115 million to Olympic, Paralympic and Commonwealth Games sports for the 2021-22 financial year.

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