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.

Isle of Wight Motorcycle Club kicked starts second half of Club’s 2020 Winter Series Trial Championships

George Gosden by Viki Taylor

Wayne shared the latest report from Isle of Wight Motorcycle Club

Monday, 28th September, 2020 8:00am

By Wayne Brodie

This year’s Virtual Walk the Wight Your Way raised over £200,000 for Mountbatten

Montage of Walk the Wight your Way participants

Well done to everyone who took part in this year's alternative Walk the Wight, you helped raised over £200,000 for Mountbatten

Wednesday, 23rd September, 2020 3:09pm

By Matt White

Isle of Wight athletes battle it out in the Wight Tri Championships

The Wight Tri Champs

Amazing effort from the 22 competitors in the Wight Tri Championships held yesterday. Full report within

Monday, 21st September, 2020 1:05pm

By Liz Dunlop

28-mile cycle ride between seven churches raises funds for the Historic Churches Trust

SWAY cyclists in churchyard

Islanders took part in a 28-mile cycle ride last weekend to raise money for the Historic Churches Trust, by cycling between seven Isle of Wight churches. Details within

Tuesday, 15th September, 2020 9:19am

By Joanna Uffendell with 2 readers' comments

Southampton Boat Show cancelled day before opening on Public Health recommendation. MP objects

southampton boat show

Conservative MP says he's embarrassed by council's actions, adding that "If this was dangerous it was dangerous two months ago or last week, it was not dangerous at seven o’clock last night"

Friday, 11th September, 2020 11:12am

By Maria Zaccaro, Local Democracy Reporter with 3 readers' comments

Red Ensign now say they’ve ‘not gone into liquidation’. Here’s the note they sent News OnTheWight and the email to outstanding customers

orange pa speaker on orange wall b

Further developments with Red Ensign, including telling customers that their MD ‘has been removed’ and now that they’ve not gone into liquidation - and the refunds?

Thursday, 10th September, 2020 6:27pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Le Blanq gastro-cycling event cancelled due to new Covid-19 restrictions

Bradley Wiggins

The announcement has been made following new Covid-19 guidelines issued by the Government

Thursday, 10th September, 2020 4:12pm

By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments

Watch ‘simulated’ high speed ride around Isle of Wight TT Diamond Races circuit

rider on TT diamond races circuit

Diamond Races: Want to get an idea of what it’s like to zoom around the Isle of Wight TT course? Here's a video that simulates it

Wednesday, 9th September, 2020 8:28pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

CycleWight brands Isle of Wight council’s active travel plans as ‘meaningless’ and calls for greater ambition

bicycles up against railings

Cyclewight say some of the schemes proposed by Isle of Wight council were so far removed from the schemes desired by cyclists as to be meaningless

Wednesday, 9th September, 2020 6:15pm

By Tim Thorne with 7 readers' comments

Isle of Wight’s Speedway Warriors just miss out on three team success

Ben Morley riding speedway

"Everyone put on a fine showing and as the track evolved the racing got better and better," says Warriors co-promoter, Barry Bishop

Wednesday, 9th September, 2020 9:03am

By Rob Dyer

Bookings still being taken despite maritime training company telling customers it’s appointing an insolvency practitioner

Man opening an empty wallet

A concerned Mum tells News OnTheWight two youngsters worked hard over the summer to save up £1,000+ for Superyacht Crew training courses with Cowes maritime training company, Red Ensign. Only days after paying, then received an email saying training cancelled and they’re appointing an insolvency practitioner. Here’s what we know

Tuesday, 8th September, 2020 4:29pm

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight council say they DIDN’T ask Diamond Races to postpone meeting due to ‘recent spike in Covid-19 cases’ (Update)

Two motorcyclists riding along Military Road

Although the meeting was due to held out in the open air, organisers say the Isle of Wight council have asked them to postpone it for a couple of weeks

Tuesday, 8th September, 2020 3:46pm

By Sally Perry with 15 readers' comments