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Brandon Starc soars to Diamond League Trophy

Posted on September 3, 2018 by

NSW Institute of Sport high jumper Brandon Starc has capped off a stunning week of competition by becoming only the fourth Australian to win an IAAF Diamond League Final Trophy.

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Simon Cusack to head new NSW High Performance swimming hub

Posted on August 31, 2018 by

The NSW Institute of Sport (NSWIS) has announced plans for a new high-performance hub in the Northern Metro area of Sydney which will be led by one of Australia’s most highly respected swimming coaches, Simon Cusack.

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NSWIS athletes central to the Australian Women’s Water Polo World Cup Campaign

Posted on August 31, 2018 by

Eight New South Wales Institute of Sport athletes have been named in the Australian Women’s Water Polo team, the Aussie Stingers, for the upcoming FINA Women’s World Cup in Surgut, Russia.

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Australian Record equalled by Brandon Starc

Posted on August 29, 2018 by

High jumper Brandon Starc has equalled the Australian record set by Tim Forsyth in 1997. The NSW Institute of Sport athlete soared high at the Eberstadt Hochsprung event in Germany, successfully jumping 2.36m.

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Why iron is so important for athletes

Posted on August 29, 2018 by

Iron is an essential mineral that assists in the transport of oxygen from the lungs to the rest of the body. We need sufficient oxygen transport to enable our muscles to execute work. Iron is especially important for athletes due to the high work demands placed on their muscles during training and competition.

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Transient relative age effects across annual age groups in National level Australian Swimming

Posted on August 23, 2018 by

The objective of this research was to determine the prevalence, magnitude and transient patterning of Relative Age Effects (RAEs) according to sex and stroke event across all age-groups at the Australian National age swimming Championships. Design: Repeated years of cross-sectional participation data were examined.

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NSWIS blitz Women in Sport Awards nominations

Posted on August 21, 2018 by

A host of athletes from the NSW Institute of Sport and New South Wales have been nominated for the Women’s Health Women in Sport Awards. Now in it’s eighth year, the Women in Sport Awards will take place in October, recognising and celebrating Australia’s female athletes from grassroots through to elite professional level.

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World Record for cyclist Tom Cornish

Posted on August 20, 2018 by

NSWIS Cyclist Thomas Cornish has completed his Junior World Championships campaign with two medals and a Junior World Record.

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Brandon Starc hits new height in Diamond League win

Posted on August 20, 2018 by

High jump athlete Brandon Starc has won the Muller Grand Prix Birmingham event in a new personal best height of 2.33m.

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Fixtures announced for NSWIS netballers in New Zealand

Posted on August 13, 2018 by

The NSW Institute of Sport have been drawn in Pool B for the upcoming Super Club Netball series, which kicks off in New Zealand on Sunday 19th August.

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