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17 May 2022

Dad’s volunteering inspired a life-long passion for sport

Australian Sports Commission Chair Josephine Sukkar AM writes that watching her father work as volunteer doctor at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games ignited her own passion for sport.

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16 May 2022

Volunteers central to sport’s green and gold decade

Australian sport will have to grow its pool of volunteers by 130,000 in the coming years to make the exciting decade of major events leading into Brisbane 2032 a success.

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08 May 2022

Veal comes full circle with support of AIS

Beginning her first head coaching role in the Women’s National Basketball League, Kristen Veal says it was an “ah-ha moment” when she realised just how the AIS prepared her for this opportunity.

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07 May 2022

AIS celebrates women leaders in sport

Twenty six athletes, including the likes of basketball legend Rachael Sporn and Olympic gold medal water polo player Danielle Woodhouse, met at the AIS in Canberra last week as part of the AIS Accelerate program.

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06 May 2022

Former AIS athletes help design national team uniform

Boxing Australia has unveiled new national team uniforms inspired by the Indigenous artwork of two former AIS boxers, aiming to bind Australia’s boxing community even closer together.

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05 May 2022

Athlete activities on offer in National Careers Week

Athletes are encouraged to explore their education and career options, with several great events happening around the country during National Careers Week from May 16 – 22.

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05 May 2022

AIS Summit program gives coaches chance to collaborate

High performance coaches from 11 different sports have joined the program to enhance coaching connections and foster collaboration.

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30 April 2022

ASC tribute to AOC leaders, AIS doctor earns top honour

The Australian Sports Commission has paid tribute to John Coates AC for his leadership of the Australian Olympic Committee, while welcoming incoming President Ian Chesterman AM

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26 April 2022

Barton makes successful switch from playing to coaching

Olympic gold medallist Emilee Barton has credited long-term support from the AIS for helping her transition into coaching and becoming assistant coach of the Australian Women’s Rugby Sevens team

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26 April 2022

Athlete recovery preparations underway for Birmingham Commonwealth Games

More than 350kgs of recovery equipment, including ice baths and specialised compression devices, is on its way to Birmingham as the Australian Institute of Sport gets ready to support our Commonwealth Games team.

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