Fourth national crown for cyclist Ashlee Ankudinoff

A history making ride saw Ashlee Ankudinoff bag a fourth career Australian omnium title at the 2018 Cycling Australia Omnium National Championships at DISC Velodrome in Melbourne. In a hotly contested race which saw the final sprint decide all three medals, Ankudinoff bagged gold whilst fellow NSWIS athlete Josie Talbot secured bronze.

Festive food advice for athletes this Christmas

Christmas is a time of many traditions and family and friends coming together. This time is also generally centred around food, drinks and celebrations.

VIDEO | Rowers relive World Championship glory

Earlier this year Australia won the first Rowing World Championship for the Men’s Four in 26 years. Following the huge achievement they were presented with the Arrowfield Stud Male Athlete of the Year Award at the 2017 NSWIS Awards.

Three new NSWIS Board members announced

The NSW Institute of Sport (NSWIS) today announced the appointment of three new Board members to help lead the Institute over the coming years. The three new Board members are; Elizabeth Crouch Chris Fydler OAM Brad Lancken NSWIS Chairman Gary Flowers was delighted to welcome the new Board members to the organisation.

Govers winner hands Kookaburras World League Championship

The Australian men’s hockey side are FIH Men’s World Hockey League Champions thanks to a second half drag-flick goal from Blake Govers. A 2-1 win over Argentina in Bhubaneswar means the Kookaburras have claimed back-to-back titles, a triumph that will mean Australia will regain world number won status in the next FIH rankings.


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Tiffany Thomas-Kane OAM won a gold and three bronze medals in the swimming pool at the Rio Paralympics in 2016. Thomas-Kane also received the Order of Australia in 2017 for her outstanding achievement at the age of just 15.

  • Sport Swimming
  • Age 16
  • Career Highlights Gold at the Paralympic Games
  • Proudest Moment My proudest moment was definitely winning gold at the Paralympic games. I had been my dream my whole life and it finally came true.
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