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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Donate before Thursday morning to help Isle of Wight Prostate Cancer team win top prize

Ian Gregory and the prostate cancer team

The team that raises the most money wins a prize. Cut off is midday on Thursday 27th June, Ian's team are in second place and need to get back to the top of the leaderboard.

Tuesday, 25th June, 2019 5:46pm

By Sally Perry

Transatlantic Yachts to set off from Newport, USA for Cowes this week

Wizard David and Peter Askew

The transatlantic boats will be racing from Newport to Cowes, but that's Newport, Rhode Island, USA.

Monday, 24th June, 2019 5:30pm

By Suzanne and Alan Whitewood

Isle of Wight cyclists take part in Portsmouth Omega Circuits

wightlink wight mountain cycle race team

One rider took part in the Mountbatten Third Cat race at Portsmouth Omega Circuits last week and another in the E/12 race.

Monday, 24th June, 2019 10:30am

By Russell Thomson

Ryde rowers take on Newport Regatta and launch new boat

RRC new coastal four

Prior to the Regatta an informal ceremony was held as the club launched a new Coastal Four.

Monday, 24th June, 2019 10:23am

By Steve Bull

Ian’s 1,000 mile Festival cycle for Prostate Cancer charity

ian gregory and fans at the isle of wight festival

Ian has clocked up another 1,000 miles in his quest to cycle 11,680 miles - one mile for each and every man who will lose his battle with prostate cancer in 2019.

Wednesday, 19th June, 2019 10:15am

By Sally Perry

Ryde Harriers takes on the Alresford Rotary 10k Road Race

ryde harriers at aylesford

The 10k road race takes in the famous Watercress Beds and surrounding countryside.

Tuesday, 18th June, 2019 9:29am

By Sarah Probert

Isle of Wight Motorcycle Club have raised £500 so far this year for Home-Start

L-R Bertie Grieve, Dan Locke, Rachael Brodie, Alfie Haydon and Alfie Gaskin by Viki Taylor

Prior to the start of the trial the younger riders presented a cheque for £500 to Home-Start IOW, their charity of the year.

Tuesday, 18th June, 2019 9:17am

By Wayne Brodie

Joel’s a winner at Rowing Regatta

Joel Smith, Ryde R. C winning Junior Coastal Sculler

Ryde Rowing's Club Joel Smith Coastal Junior Sculls event the hard way last weekend. Having to race twice.

Monday, 17th June, 2019 8:33am

By Steve Bull

Isle of Wight cyclists take on Goodwood and Portsmouth races

James Veal Portsmouth North End

Isle of Wight cyclists take on Goodwood E12 and 3rd cat races as well as Portsmouth's Omega and North End races.

Monday, 17th June, 2019 8:19am

By Russell Thomson

Speedway pairs take centre stage at annual Best Pairs Tournament (updated)

Riders on motorbikes at Speedway race

Look forward to some of the best racing of the season in the Annual Best Pairs tournament - and 19 year olds go free.

Monday, 17th June, 2019 6:55am

By Rob Dyer

Non-stop kayak around the Isle of Wight in aid of Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust

Tim Wiggins kayaking around the Isle of Wight

Tim Wiggins has swapped his bicycle for a sea kayak and plans to kayak around the Island next month to raise money for the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust.

Thursday, 13th June, 2019 9:51am

By Sally Perry

Ryde Harriers take on Wales, Worthing and the West Wight

Ryde harriers at the Needles Half 2019

This month members of the Ryde Harriers have taken on the Peaks Short Challenge, the Worthing 10k and the Needles Half Marathon.

Thursday, 13th June, 2019 9:00am

By Sarah Ponsford