Opening Hours for NSWIS over Christmas and New Year

The NSW Institute of Sport Head Office will be closed from Monday, 24th December 2018 to Tuesday, 1st January 2019, reopening Wednesday, 2nd January 2019. Over Christmas and New Year the below gym opening hours will apply.

NSWIS dominate national water polo squads

Water Polo Australia has announced the Aussie Sharks and Aussie Stingers squads ahead of the exhibition test matches against Japan at the 2019 Australian Youth Water Polo Championships in Brisbane. All bar three of the 15-man Sharks squad are NSW Institute of Sport athletes, whilst 10 of the 16-woman Stingers team are from NSWIS.

Strong NSWIS performances at Sail Sydney 2018

NSW Institute of Sport athletes enjoyed success at the recent Sail Sydney regatta at Woollahra Sailing Club across a range of events. Rio 2016 silver medalists and NSWIS Scholarship Holders Jason Waterhouse and Lisa Darmanin proved to be Australia’s Nacra 17 powerhouses once again.

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.

7 reasons you are fatigued (and how to get back on track)

Do you wake up tired or are you tired before training? Perhaps you get to the afternoon and wish you could have a nap?


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Brittany O’Brien is an Olympic diver who competed for Australia in Rio Olympics 2016, as well as the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast in 2018.

  • Sport Diving
  • Age 20
  • Career Highlights Rio 2016 Team
  • Proudest Moment Being nominated on the Rio 2016 Team, because it made me realise I did in fact have what it takes to be a top athlete. It's made me more confident in my abilities and I'm so excited to show the world what I can do.
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