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26 June 2020

AIS and Sport Australia celebrates FIFA Women’s World Cup bid win

The Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) and Sport Australia believe the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup will have an enormously positive impact on football and broader sport at all levels, welcoming today’s announcement that Australia and New Zealand will co-host the prestigious tournament.

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26 June 2020

Nestlé extends partnership with AIS

The Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) is delighted to announce it has extended its pre-existing partnership with Nestlé Australia for another 12 months.

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14 June 2020

Australian athletes receive over $50m in funding

The Board of the Australian Sports Commission (ASC) and the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) has welcomed the Federal Government’s $54.5 million investment in high performance sport, announced today by Minister for Sport, Senator the Hon Richard Colbeck.

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14 June 2020

AIS thanks Louise Burke for immeasurable impact over three decades

Chief of Nutrition Strategy Louise Burke OAM has been with the AIS for over three decades, and has had an immeasurable impact on the organisation, and on Australian sport. Appointed as Head of Sports Nutrition in 1990, Louise initially oversaw individual and team nutrition counselling, provided individual advice to AIS & Australian national teams, created the AIS Dining Hall menus and developed educational resources for athletes around the country.

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11 June 2020

Philo Saunders named Athletics Australia Para Athlete Coach of the Year

AIS senior physiologist and coach to Paralympians Michael Roeger, Jaryd Clifford and Deon Kenzie, was named Athletics Australia’s 2019 Para Athlete Coach of the Year last night.

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01 June 2020

Jada Whyman has a yarn to share

Storytelling is intrinsic to Jada Whyman’s Indigenous culture. Her maternal grandfather was the eldest of 14 children raised in a tin shack on a NSW riverbank, and reunited decades later with several of the 10 siblings forcibly removed as part of the Stolen Generations.

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31 May 2020

Supplement use in high performance sport PhD applications now open

The Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research (MMIHR) is partnering with the AIS to undertake research on issues that affect athlete health and performance.

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29 May 2020

Sport needs you back: an open letter to every volunteer and participant

'It was with optimism and pride that we were able to launch the Return to Sport Toolkit this week, moving a step closer to the resumption of community sport.'

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27 May 2020

Indigenous communities to Share a Yarn with elite athletes

Olympic race-walker Beki Smith and Western Sydney Wanderers goalkeeper Jada Whyman are amongst 13 current and former elite athletes who have joined together to ‘Share a Yarn’ with remote Indigenous communities across the country.

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24 May 2020

Toolkit launched to help guide return of community sport

Sport Australia has launched a suite of practical resources that focus on giving community sporting clubs and associations a roadmap for the safest return to sport at all levels.

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