NSWIS Awards – Vote now for the 7News Spirit of Sport Award

The 7News Spirit of Sport Award acknowledges NSWIS athletes, coaches and staff who have demonstrated the ‘spirit of sport’ over the past year. This includes acts of great sportsmanship, generosity or selflessness in connection with a sporting endeavour.

13 balanced breakfast ideas for athletes

A ‘balanced’ meal for an athlete is hugely important for both training and competition, so it’s a good idea to know what types of things you can cook that will give you what’s required. Below you’ll find 13 excellent ideas for a balanced breakfast.

Fruitful new agreement with Sydney Direct Fresh Produce

Athletes will directly benefit from a new agreement between the NSW Institute of Sport and Sydney Direct Fresh Produce. Fresh fruit will be delivered to NSWIS each week and made available to athletes in the Charles Turner Athlete Lounge and gym, as part of an initial one-year relationship.

Kurt Fearnley honoured with The Don Award win

Veteran wheelchair racer Kurt Fearnley AO has created history becoming the first para athlete to win the coveted ‘The Don’ Award at the 34th Sport Australia Hall of Fame Induction and Awards Gala Dinner in Melbourne on Thursday. In what was his fourth time named as a finalist for ‘The Don’ Award, the NSWIS Scholarship Holder was judged to have most ‘inspired the nation’ in 2018.

Youth Olympians’ strong start in Buenos Aires

Two hockey athletes and three sailors from the NSW Institute of Sport are currently taking part in the Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The Argentinean capital of Buenos Aires is hosting the third edition of the Summer Youth Olympic Games.


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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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