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24 April 2020

Australian athletes come together to commemorate ANZAC Day

ANZAC Day celebrations across Australia will look very different this year, with restrictions around public events and COVID-19 safety measures preventing Australian from gathering and attending the traditional Dawn Services and memorials.

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16 April 2020

The Olympian giving back

Jo Brigden-Jones moves between her contrasting but complementary lives as an Olympic sprint kayaker and a paramedic, the ability to perform under pressure common to both.

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09 April 2020

AIS Lifeline Community Custodians call to stand together

“Stand together” is the message from 21 athletes who 12 months ago began a life-changing program that sought to inspire those struggling with mental illness by sharing their own personal stories.

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06 April 2020

Vale Andrea Mitchell, ASC Board member

The Australian Sports Commission (ASC) is deeply saddened by the unexpected passing of Board member Andrea Mitchell.

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01 April 2020

One year later but goal remains same says Thorpe

Following the confirmation on Tuesday of revised dates for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2021, swimming champion Ian Thorpe has put the call out to athletes to reset and use the extra time to their advantage.

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31 March 2020

Update on Sport Australia grants programs

Sport Australia knows this is a tough time for all Australians. We also believe whole-heartedly that when we get through this challenging period, sport will play a prominent role in lifting the nation’s energy and spirits again.

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23 March 2020

Statement from the AIS

The Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) recognises and supports the directive to Australian sports and athletes by the Australian Olympic Committee to prepare for a Tokyo Olympic Games in the northern summer of 2021, following the International Olympic Committee’s announcement of a potential postponement of this year’s Games.

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18 March 2020

Minister for Sport issues COVID-19 guidelines for community sport

The Australian Government has announced new community sport guidelines to combat the spread of COVID-19, as of 18 March 2020.

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17 March 2020

Public activity suspended on AIS Canberra campus

The AIS campus in Canberra is suspending public activity on the site in an effort to create the safest possible training environment for Australian athletes in the lead-up to the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics and to mitigate risk of transmission of COVID-19.

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