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.

If you have sports news to share, get in touch and we’ll share it with our wide readership.

New Isle of Wight Yoga Therapy Clinic launches at Yinspire Brading

Candle burning

Marrying traditional yoga practices with contemporary medical science to help promote wellbeing and health, Yinspire have had great results for their clients. There isn't much this holistic approach can't help and you won't be expected to tie yourself up in knots.

Saturday, 11th January, 2020 10:47am

By Feature Writer

Isle of Wight council make decision on Tour of Britain cycle race plans

OVO Energy Tour of Britain 2019 - Stage 2: Kelso to Kelso, Scotland

The tour regularly attracts the world’s top cyclists, including Olympic and world champions and Tour de France winners, who compete over eight days each September in the UCI ProSeries event

Thursday, 9th January, 2020 10:55pm

By IW Council Press Office with 3 readers' comments

Isle of Wight speedway has new Polish media partner

Barry Bishop & Mark Phillips

Co-promoter Barry Bishop says there are now many fans of UK speedway whose first language is Polish and it’s important that they reach out to them

Thursday, 9th January, 2020 10:48am

By Sally Perry

Wight Tri runners take part in East Cowes Enema Duathlon

Wight Tri members taking part in the Duathlon

Almost 50 people took part in the Wight Tri East Cowes Enema Duathlon

Wednesday, 8th January, 2020 3:14pm

By Liz Dunlop with 2 readers' comments

Podium honours for Weaver in Aldershot

Richard Weaver at the Mini Tempest Stages Rally at Rushmoor, Aldershot

The rally held on private roads offered a mixture of grip levels, providing a challenge for competitors as the surface changed from very dry to extremely slippery in a matter of yards

Tuesday, 7th January, 2020 4:46pm

By Richard Weaver

Wight Tri members recognised for their achievements at AGM and Awards Evening

Wight Tri Award Winners 2019

Well done to all those recognised in the Wight Tri Awards

Monday, 6th January, 2020 5:12pm

By Liz Dunlop

2020 season of sailing regattas launched with awards evening

Janet Grosvenor from Rolex

News of the Royal Ocean Racing Club's latest Lifetime Achievement Award and a roundup of upcoming regattas

Monday, 6th January, 2020 8:14am

By Suzanne and Alan Whitewood

Isle of Wight Marlins award their Most Improved Swimmer of 2019

roz sheward on the right

Congratulations to Fiona for picking up the most improved swimmer award

Friday, 3rd January, 2020 12:40pm

By Bob Cooper

Isle of Wight could host start and finish of 2021 Tour of Britain cycle race

Sport - Cycling - OVO Energy Tour of Britain 2019 - Stage 1: Glasgow to Kirkcudbright, Scotland - The peloton out on the roads.

Hosting the start and finish of the Tour of Britain could be a major coup for the Isle of Wight, but it's dependent on raising £340,000 of sponsorship

Friday, 3rd January, 2020 9:16am

By IW Council Press Office with 8 readers' comments

Rider of the year re-signs with Wightlink Warriors

Connor King

His all out efforts became the talk of the terraces last season and he's back again next year

Monday, 30th December, 2019 8:02am

By Rob Dyer

Formula 2 Speedway to be trialled on the Isle of Wight

Warriors’ co-promoter Barry Bishop says it's now time to see F2 in competitive action on the Isle of Wight

Friday, 27th December, 2019 2:42pm

By Rob Dyer

Cash boost for Beach Soccer thanks to Isle of Wight Foundation

L-R IW Foundation co-ordinator Samantha O Rourke, Luke Kerr and Denise Scot

The grant will allow the not-for-profit beach soccer organisation to provide two further sets of mobile goals allowing it to offer more activities to young people.

Thursday, 19th December, 2019 10:39am

By Gavin Foster