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COVID-19 and Sporting Activity

The Australian Institute of Sport, partnering with the Australian Olympic Committee and Paralympics Australia in the lead-up to the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, is committed to providing the National High Performance Sports System with timely, evidence-based information on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) that recognises the unique concerns and context associated with high performance sport.
Australian Institue of Sport
Australian Olympic Committee
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Updated 3 November 2020

AIS Framework for the reboot of sport

We continue to work with sport to assist in implementing a safer return to training and competition activities in alignment with State and Territory advice. Find out more in the AIS Framework for the reboot of sport in a COVID-19 environment and we encourage everyone to download the COVIDSafe app.

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