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.

Nine-year-old Isle of Wight skateboarder on our TV screens

Martha being filmed by BBC South Today

BBC South popped over to John Cattle’s Skate Club to speak with Martha Eggleton, the youngest member of the Wight Trash skate team

Friday, 7th February, 2020 2:21pm

By Sally Perry

Nearly 2,500 young people supported after cancer, as Dame Ellen launches new ambitions

Ellen MacArthur

This Isle of Wight-based charity, Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust, have launched new ambitions to help change the lives of hundreds more young people after cancer

Wednesday, 5th February, 2020 8:19am

By Scott Wilson

Isle of Wight route of Tour of Britain Route finale revealed (should it be agreed)

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

Negotiations are still ongoing, but if successful the finale could take place on the Isle of Wight. The leader of the council revealed the route at a recent IWALC meeting

Monday, 3rd February, 2020 5:33pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 9 readers' comments

First Gold medal of the season for Isle of Wight skeleton athlete

gold medal for kim murray at lake placid

An amazing achievement for Isle of Wight winter sports athlete, Kim Murray, who picked up her first Gold of the season last week

Friday, 31st January, 2020 4:06pm

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight Motorcycle Club’s riders hit the sand pit

Jack Ayres at Haslett Farm by Viki Taylor

Read how riders fared in the latest Isle of Wight Motorcycle Club's 2020 Winter Series Trials Championship last weekend

Tuesday, 28th January, 2020 12:18pm

By Scout Gregory

Smallbrook Ice and Leisure Centre: Decision by Secretary of State over call-in revealed

artist impression of the new silc in Ryde

Because of an outstanding objection – the application was referred to the Secretary of State, to consider whether to call it in for his own determination

Monday, 27th January, 2020 2:55pm

By The Office of Bob Seely with one comment

Isle of Wight’s skeleton star, Kim Murray, makes track record in the Igls World Cup

Kim Murray at the Igls World Cup

Kim Murray said she'll never forget that run, "it was the best of my career so far". Here's to next week's races

Sunday, 19th January, 2020 11:08am

By Sally Perry

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