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.

Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust receives keys to specially adapted yacht

The Keys

Last week at the Southampton Boat Show, the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust received the keys to their new, specially adapted yacht. The yacht is now well on her way to Largs and should arrive in the next three days.

Thursday, 22nd September, 2016 1:58pm

By Emma jackson

Wightlink-LCM riders take two wins out of two at Mountbatten Centre


Two races, two wins and a third place for the team on a very successful day of racing.

Thursday, 22nd September, 2016 12:23pm

By Jack Elton-Walters

Practice racing in Extreme Sailing Series for Isle of Wight sailor, Tom Buggy

Vega Racing

Isle of Wight sailor, Tom Buggy, with his team Vega Racing, entered the Extreme Sailing Series for the first time in Madeira Islands as the wildcard team yesterday (Wednesday).

Thursday, 22nd September, 2016 6:58am

By Sally Perry

Electric mountain bikes: Don’t miss your chance to try one out for free

powerbiking on the Isle of Wight

Powerbike World in Lake are offering Islanders the chance to blast around the Isle of Wight's bridleways and trails on the latest and most amazing electric mountain bikes. Find out how you can take part - for free.

Wednesday, 21st September, 2016 12:34pm

By Feature Writer

Isle of Wight sailor, Tom Buggy, to take on Extreme Sailing Series


Isle of Wight sailor, Tom Buggy, will be racing in the sixth Act of the 2016 Extreme Sailing Series, taking place later this week in the Madeira Islands, Portugal.

Tuesday, 20th September, 2016 7:16am

By Sally Perry

Girls on Film win the One Ton Cup

Crew of Girls on Film,Receiving the One Ton Cup,

Following their success during AAM Cowes Week in the Fast 40+ Class Peter Morton and his Cowes based crew have won the One Ton Cup.

Tuesday, 20th September, 2016 6:59am

By Suzanne and Alan Whitewood

Brambles Bank hosts annual cricket match and tug of war (photos) (updated)

Tug of War at Brambles

As well as the sailing club's annual cricket match, Bramble Bank played host to a tug of war on Sunday morning.

Monday, 19th September, 2016 12:34pm

By Sally Perry

Three Ton success for Isle of Wight man, against the odds


Against the odds, Islander Ian Gregory, completed the Three Ton Challenge at the weekend, cycling his third 100 mile mountain climb, raising money for Prostate Cancer UK.

Monday, 19th September, 2016 8:57am

By Sally Perry

Financial support from Islanders needed for Island Games sports team

Island Games sports team

A crowdfunding appeal by the Isle of Wight Island Games Team has been launched today to support the team heading to the NatWest Island Games in Gotland (Sweden) next summer.

Friday, 16th September, 2016 1:43pm

By Martin Goodall

Vectis Isle Pioneers compete in seventh championship round

Nick Symes by Viki Taylor

The Vectis Isle Pioneers 2016 trials Championship took place at Chale Farm last week. Wayne shares details of who the riders fared.

Friday, 16th September, 2016 11:56am

By Wayne Brodie

Fingers crossed for skating hero, John Cattle, Positive Role Model finalist


Isle of Wight skateboarding hero, John Cattle, who helps enrich the lives of so many people each week, will head to Liverpool tonight as a positive role model finalist in the National Diversity Awards.

Friday, 16th September, 2016 7:51am

By Sally Perry

Island cyclist all set for the Silverstone Time Trial Challenge

jon pridham

Jon Pridham, the managing director of Cowes Yacht Haven Ltd, will be taking part in the Ten Mile Time Trial Challenge at Silverstone in October, raising funds for charity Operation Smile.

Thursday, 15th September, 2016 9:49am

By Sarah Griffin