Double victory for Aussies over NZ in Oceania Cup Finals

Both the Hockeyroos and Kookaburras have won the Oceania Cup, defeating New Zealand on the day and PNG in the group stage to take the win on home soil. The Hockeyroos defeated Rio Olympics conquerors New Zealand 2-0 to win their third consecutive Oceania Cup at Sydney Olympic Park Hockey Centre on Sunday afternoon.

Brad McGee honoured with Hall of Fame induction

Following an illustrious career as an NSWIS scholarship holder in which he won Olympic and Commonwealth Games gold, and success as a directeur sportif for Saxo Bank-SunGard on the professional circuit in Europe, Brad McGee OAM will soon be inducted into the Sports Australia Hall of Fame. McGee, a member of the NSWIS Most Outstanding for his success in and out of the sporting arena, gave everything he had on the bike in a 10-year cycling career that made him an Olympic gold medallist, world champion and wearer of all Grand Tour leader’s jerseys.

5 wheelchair basketball athletes named in Aussie squads

Three NSWIS male athletes and two female athletes are set to represent Australia on the world stage at the upcoming International Wheelchair Basketball Federation events in China. Luke Pople, Brett Stibners and Michael Auprince have been named in the Australian Rollers team ahead of the IWBF Asia Oceania Qualification (AOZ) tournament to be held in Beijing, China from October 20-28.

What is the effect of compression garments on a novel kick accuracy task?

What is the effect of compression garments on a novel kick accuracy task? INTRODUCTION: There is still some uncertainty as to the full application of Compression Garments (CGs), including the effects of long leg garments on kicking performance.

VIDEO | Powerade Powerscore NSW Final takes place

Sydney Olympic Park Athletic Centre made for an excellent stage for the New South Wales Final of the Powerade Powerscore activation on Sunday. Athletes and staff from the NSW Institute of Sport took part in the event which saw them receive points for four tests that ultimately combined to make a “Powerscore”.


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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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