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30 May 2016

AIS gives Australia’s wrestlers and boxers a fighting chance in Rio

The AIS has given Australia’s Olympic boxers and wrestlers a timely boost ahead of the Rio Games, providing more than $16,000 in grants to assist their final preparations.

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27 May 2016

AIS, AMA advise kids sit out 14 days after concussion

Leaders in sport and medicine have united to address growing concerns about concussion, launching a resource to support and protect sporting participants.

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11 May 2016

The x-factor: AIS and Swimming Australia coaching collaboration

A core of 14 swim coaches is undertaking AIS leadership development and Jacco Verhaeren says it has become an “x-factor” in bringing the Dolphins together as a team.

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11 May 2016

Australian sport making strong progress

AIS Director Matt Favier said Australian sport had made significant progress in the four years since London 2012 and would go into this year’s Rio Games in a stronger position.

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09 May 2016

Guidelines to assist sporting boards with integrity oversight

ASC Chair John Wylie has released new guidelines which will be provided to every sport and pro club to assist leaders with the management and oversight of integrity issues.

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06 May 2016

Olympic gold medallist appointed to Australian Sports Commission board

Australian Sports Commission Chair John Wylie AM has welcomed the appointment of Olympic gold medallist Danielle Roche OAM to the ASC board.

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03 May 2016

ASC urges teenagers to ‘stick with’ sport

Laura Geitz and Stephen Moore have teamed up with the Australian Sports Commission to urge teenagers to keep playing sport rather than dropout.

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14 April 2016

Westfield Matildas receive Rio Games boost with AIS camps

The FFA has announced the Matildas have received a boost to their Rio preparations with more funding from the ASC based on their medal-winning potential.

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08 April 2016

Australian judoka edge closer to Rio at AIS

Australian athletes have claimed 10 gold medals at the Oceania Judo Championships at the AIS Combat Centre, boosting their chances of qualification for the Rio Games.

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31 March 2016

Lauren Jackson the epitome of AIS success

Matt Favier has paid tribute to retiring basketball star Lauren Jackson, declaring her as one of the nation’s greatest female sporting icons and the “epitome of the AIS”.

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