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.

Perfect start for Britt Cox in Ski Moguls World Cup

2017 World Champion mogul skier Britt Cox has picked up right where she left off, winning gold in the 2017/18 World Cup season opener in Ruka over the weekend. On the same mountain she won her first World Cup a year ago, Cox topped the qualification round with a score of 77.47, and again in the first final with a score of 82.24, before securing the victory in the six-woman Super Final with a score of 80.32.

Nerida Stewart named NSWIS Netball Head Coach

The multitalented Nerida Stewart has been appointed Head Coach of the NSW Institute of Sport Netball Program. Involved in netball for over 35 years as a player, selector and coach, Stewart joins NSWIS from the Central Coast Heart where she was Head Coach of the U20’s, as well as from Netball NSW where she is currently the Head Coach of the NSW U17 State Team.


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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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