Outstanding Annan named coach of the year

Former NSW Institute of Sport hockey athlete Alyson Annan has been named the 2018 Female Coach of the Year by the International Hockey Federation. Annan, who is one of seven NSWIS Most Outstanding athletes, was given the honour at the FIH Hockey Stars Awards in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Castlereagh Imaging support for athletes & coaches continues

Castlereagh Imaging will continue to provide radiology services to athletes & coaches as the preferred medical imaging supplier for the NSW Institute of Sport. With a long tradition of providing quality diagnostic imaging services across the greater Sydney region, Castlereagh Imaging have supported NSWIS for over six years.

Athlete’s guide to eating away from home

Athletes are often travelling to compete and are away from home, which forces a change in routine and eating habits. You don’t want travelling to interfere with energy levels and preparation for competition.

World Cup medals for sit-skier Tori Pendergast

NSWIS sit-skier Tori Pendergast secured a silver and bronze medal at the Veysonnaz (Switzerland) Para Alpine World Cup stop on the weekend. The 28 year old athlete won the two medals – and a block of cheese – in the Giant Slalom events, and will now return to Australia.

Double silver for NSWIS at Moguls World Championships

Australian Olympians Matt Graham (NSWIS) and Jakara Anthony (NSWIS) have won Men’s and Women’s Moguls World Championships silver medals in Deer Valley, Utah. On the one-year anniversary of the PyeongChang 2018 Opening Ceremony, it marks the first World Championships podiums for both athletes, after the pair were the top placed Aussies at last year’s Olympic Winter Games.


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