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.

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

Rugby: Last match of the year for Ventnor sees them take on Isle of Wight

rugby scrum

Ventnor took on Isle of Wight at the weekend in their last match of the year

Monday, 16th December, 2019 8:17am

By James Morton

Penultimate round of the Isle of Wight Motorcycle Club’s Winter Series Trials Championship

Duver Cup - DAN LOCKE

Some great performances from Isle of Wight Motorcycle Club riders in the penultimate trial. See how they all got on

Thursday, 12th December, 2019 11:57am

By Wayne Brodie

More than £5,000 raised so far in Mountbatten’s Santa Dash

hundreds taking part in the santa dash

CEO of Mountbatten said “The support of our community to enable us to keep striving to do more is so appreciated by us all at Mountbatten”

Wednesday, 11th December, 2019 6:30pm

By Matt White

Isle of Wight skeleton athlete Kim Murray representing Great Britain in World Cup championships

Kimberly Murray at the IBSF World Cup

We'll be following Kim's progress over the next couple of years as she aims for Beijing. In the meantime, she's representing GB in the IBSF World Cup in USA

Wednesday, 11th December, 2019 6:11pm

By Sally Perry

Personal Bests galore for Ryde Harriers at the Victory 5

Ryde Harriers runners - one with her thumbs up

Great performances from so many of the Ryde Harriers at last weekend's Victory 5 in Lakeside North Harbour

Monday, 9th December, 2019 12:08pm

By Stephanie Hankin