Isle of Wight sports

Residents on the Isle of Wight love their sport, it’s another one of those things that bring communities together. We published regular updates for cricket, sailing, speedway and football from local clubs.

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Closely contested races at Swanage Regatta

Ryde's Coastal Junior Sculler - Dale Buckett cropped

It was going to be difficult to beat their previous week's excellent performances, but crew from Ryde Rowing Club tried their hardest at the Swanage Regatta.

Tuesday, 28th June, 2016 10:10am

By Steve Bull

Island Games 2017: Isle of Wight athletes to build on previous success

iow island games team

The Chairman of the Isle of Wight Island Games Association (IWIGA) heads out to the Swedish Island of Gotland this week to join others from 23 islands taking part in the 2017 Island Games.

Tuesday, 28th June, 2016 8:59am

By Martin Goodall

Another successful regatta for Shanklin Sandown Rowing Club

Single Sculler Alex Robertson,

Another successful regatta for Shanklin Sandown Rowing Club, which saw their largest entry so far this season.

Monday, 27th June, 2016 3:53pm

By Alex Robertson

Solitaire Bompard Le Figaro sets sail from Cowes

The historic Royal Yacht Squadron, the UK’s most prestigious yacht club, sent the Solitaire Bompard Le Figaro sailors on their way with a traditional five cannon start signal.

Monday, 27th June, 2016 3:21pm

By Emma Harris

Riders take part in the Pat Death Summer Series

Will West

There were some strong performances from members of the Isle of Wight Motorcycle Club last week as they took part in the Pat Death Summer Series.

Monday, 27th June, 2016 11:55am

By Wayne Brodie

Cycling: Ebdon leads the league

James Ebdon Mountbatten Circuits

Islander James Ebdon now leads the overall league with a first and second place after the first two rounds.

Monday, 27th June, 2016 8:17am

By Jack Elton-Walters

Best results of the season for Ryde Rowing Club

Ryde's winning Fours Crews at Newport Regatta + a couple of young supporters

There were some really great performances from the crews of Ryde Rowing Club at last weekend's Regatta Races on the Isle of Wight. Well done to you all.

Friday, 24th June, 2016 2:45pm

By Steve Bull

Shanklin Sandown Rowing Club celebrate wins at the Newport Regatta

Junior 16 squad from the J16 regatta

The regatta was an overwhelming success which saw Isle of Wight clubs pull off an enjoyable two day event.

Thursday, 23rd June, 2016 3:07pm

By Alex Robertson

Speedway: Warriors intent on defeating Kent’s Slyde Kings

Isle of Wight Speedway by Ian Groves

The Wightlink Warriors are hoping to see a big crowd tonight (Thursday) at Smallbrook Stadium as they aim to roar onto victory.

Thursday, 23rd June, 2016 12:49pm

By Bryn Williams

Cricket: Victory for Ventnor’s third team

Cricket ball:

Great performances for the third team, as the first and second struggle for victory.

Thursday, 9th June, 2016 10:24am

By Graeme Burnett

Isle of Wight powerlifting women bring home the medals

powerlifting female islanders

Brilliant results for the three female powerlifters from the Isle of Wight who competed in the European Championships this week.

Thursday, 9th June, 2016 9:33am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Amelie dominates tournament to become Under 11 squash champ

amelie haworth squash champ

Hurrah for Isle of Wight youngster, Amelie Haworth, who has worked her way up to the top slot in the U11 Squash Championships.

Wednesday, 8th June, 2016 2:33pm

By Sally Perry