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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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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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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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19 May 2020

Athletes give thanks to those ‘Changing Communities. Changing Lives’

Australia’s high performance athletes are putting the call out to all sporting participants to acknowledge the generous contribution of our nation’s volunteers as part of National Volunteer Week (18-24 May 2020).

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06 May 2020

The phone call that saved Erik Horrie's life

Lifeline saved Erik Horrie. In its own, less dramatic, way, sport rescued him, too.

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04 May 2020

AIS Framework helps guide a safer return to sport

The Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) and Sport Australia welcomes the Australian Government’s national principles for a return to sport. The AIS has published a complementary framework to help guide sports through this process safely.

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04 May 2020

Aussie athletes uniting for Lifeline in time of need

Commonwealth Games netball gold medallist Caitlin Thwaites and Rio Olympic bronze medallist Dane Bird-Smith are amongst 22 current and former Australian athletes named AIS-Lifeline Community Custodians for 2020-21.

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28 April 2020

AIS encourages athletes to 'check in' on their coach

With the impacts of COVID-19 being felt across the globe, the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) has focused on the wellbeing and mental health of high performance athletes and has extended to include coaches and support staff.

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