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 Pics on VentnorBlog Flickr Group

New Pics on VentnorBlog Flickr Group

Cheers to Mischa for sending through a handful of great shots of some Ventnor friends having fun in the sun. Check out the VentnorBlog Flickr Group for the full set and feel free to

Wednesday, 1st February, 2006 9:48am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Freshen Up Your Weekend at The VYCC

Freshen Up Your Weekend at The VYCC

The new year brings some cracking entertainment for Ventnor’s freshest (if you’re 13-19 years old) with new sessions at the Youth Centre planned for this term. More details will follow, but just to get your

Sunday, 15th January, 2006 10:22pm

By Sally Perry

Wrestlers Invade The Winter Gardens

Wrestlers Invade The Winter Gardens

If the soppy lovehearts and roses build up to Valentines Day leaves you feeling frustrated this year, don’t worry, hold on another couple of days and you’ll be able to scream off your frustration

Tuesday, 3rd January, 2006 10:47am

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

Tree Climbing Classes – How Cool Is That?

Tree Climbing Classes – How Cool Is That?

Don’t you just hate it when out for a walk in the country, one of your mates spots a huge great tree, bounds off full steam ahead, clambers up the trunk and swings from

Thursday, 24th November, 2005 2:34pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

A Ramblers Ramblings ….

A Ramblers Ramblings ….

When I was growing up, my parents (who I know read this blog, so sorry Mum and Dad for being negative about something that I now realise was actually quite good fun) used to

Wednesday, 9th November, 2005 12:01am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

White Air ….. What Happened There?

White Air ….. What Happened There?

Sorry that I haven’t managed to cover any of the White Air events yet. Basically, it was because even though I went to the Yaverland every day, I only managed to get as far

Monday, 7th November, 2005 12:56am

By Sally Perry

White Air Events Schedule

White Air Events Schedule

Only someone walking around with their eyes firmly fixed to their feet, wouldn’t have noticed that Thursday sees the start of the White Air 2005 Extreme Sports Festival. The advertising has been everywhere, and

Wednesday, 26th October, 2005 12:40am

By Sally Perry

Hurricane Wilma Brings Great Surf to IOW

Hurricane Wilma Brings Great Surf to IOW

Thanks to Hurricane Wilma, there’s a big swell looming in the Atlantic, which should make things interesting for the Saltrock IOW Pro championships, part of White Air Festival taking place later this week. If

Tuesday, 25th October, 2005 9:39am

By Sally Perry

White Air Festival 2005

White Air Festival 2005

Experience four days of crazy extreme sports at the ‘UK’s Premier Extreme Sports festival’ which brings together the elite to compete in the championships of 14 awesome watersports and landsports. From the sheer radical

Monday, 17th October, 2005 10:06am

By Sally Perry

Video Footage of the Chicane Blast (and Podcast)

Video Footage of the Chicane Blast (and Podcast)

After being rained on in the morning and having to take to bed for the afternoon, my dear husband went down to the Cascade to shoot some video of the crazy folk who are

Sunday, 2nd October, 2005 4:56pm

By Sally Perry

Chicane Blast Off

Chicane Blast Off

Set up’s now complete and trials are well under way. Road conditions dry …. but some finding it hard to get round the switchback without crashing or sliding into

Friday, 30th September, 2005 4:15pm

By Sally Perry

Jeromino …

Just took a quick trip to the cascade and the Whiteairguys are now setting up and hope to start trials around 3ish. Check back later for pictures and vox

Friday, 30th September, 2005 1:00pm

By Sally Perry