Sport

MSR Goes Zooming On

The school holidays are traditionally when Manx Sport & Recreation runs a variety of sports schools all across the island, but obviously this Easter it won’t be able to do that. Instead, it has decided it will run free Zoom classes for children and their families covering everything from dance […]

Ambassadors for Manx Sport

Fifty one athletes will receive Isle of Man Sport Aid (IoMSA) scholarships this year through a programme that will see them act as sporting ambassadors for the island. Recipients will receive financial support to help with travel and equipment and access to facilities at the Isle of Man Sport Institute […]

Sports Awards Delayed

The Isle of Man Sports Awards have been postponed until the summer due to ongoing Covid-19 restrictions. The celebration of sport was to be staged at the Villa Marina in Douglas this month but has been rescheduled to Wednesday 2 June  The annual event sees the achievements of the Island’s […]

MGP and Classic TT Red Flagged

The Gov has confirmed that this year’s Classic TT and MGP races have been cancelled.  The races were due to run from Sunday August 22 to Friday September 3. Enterprise Minister Laurence Skelly said: ‘Despite the undoubted progress that the Isle of Man and the UK are making in rolling […]

Packet Will Transfer Southern 100 Bookings

Following the announcement that the Southern 100 has been cancelled, the Steam Packet has confirmed that affected passengers will be offered the opportunity to transfer their booking or receive a full refund.   From Wednesday 10th March, customers affected by the cancellation of the road race event will be able to transfer […]

Southern 100 Cancelled

Not a major surprise, but still a major disappointment as the organisers of the Southern 100 have confirmed the races have had to be cancelled again this year. This decision means only the Manx GP and Classic TT have not yet been formally cancelled, but it is widely expected this […]

FA Launches Discrimination Survey

A survey, aimed at gathering data on ethnicity and discrimination in Manx football has been launched by Isle of Man FA. The move follows an approach to the IOMFA by local player Furo Davies, along with the People of Colour Isle of Man group, who brought their thoughts and experiences […]

Sports Awards Shortlists Announced

The nominees for the 2020 Isle of Man Sports Awards have been revealed with names from on and off island making up the shortlists. The annual celebration will see the island’s top athletes, teams and coaches recognised in front of sports fans at the Villa Marina in Douglas on March […]

Rally Red Flagged

The Manx National Rally, planned for May 14 and 15, has been cancelled because of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.  Organiser and promoter Manx Auto Sport had been in the advanced stages of planning for the two-day rally which would see a host of competitors from across the UK and beyond […]

Atlantic Andrew

Manxman Andrew Baker has set off on a journey of a lifetime: to row solo from Portugal to Barbados to raise money and awareness for mental health.  His girlfriend Lucy Partington spoke to Gef to tell us more about Andrew’s mammoth effort. What is he doing? Andrew set off from […]

TT 2021 Cancelled – Gov Statement

“The Isle of Man Government has taken the decision, as a result of the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic, to cancel the 2021 Isle of Man TT Races, which were due to take place from Saturday 29th May to Saturday 12th June next year. Minister for Enterprise, Laurence Skelly MHK said: […]

Not the TT 2020 – Teams

Here we have it, the Not the TT 2020 teams! Made up of pairs of local riders and local cyclists raising money for the Manx Solidarity Fund, helping those impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. Remember, it’s not a race! The winner won’t be the fastest lap, it’s the team who […]

Not the TT 2020

Not the TT 2020 will see local riders pairing up with local cyclists to complete a lap of the legendary TT course – still on 2 wheels, but this time they’ll be powering themselves around. The challenge will raise much needed funds for the Manx Solidarity Fund, helping those impacted by […]

A Love Letter To Tim Glover’s Voice

This year, instead of counting down to TT we’re all eagerly tuning in to the Government’s daily coronavirus briefings. While we are becoming somewhat familiar with the various MHKs and their defining characteristics, there’s one voice in the room that just hits differently. One voice that immediately transports me to […]

TT 2019 : Schedule

TT IS SO CLOSE, WE CAN SMELL IT. We’ve listed the practice and full race schedule below, which is of course, subject to change due to Manannan, Mother Nature and well, every other weather God around!Pass us a beer…our bodies are READY! QUALIFYING PROGRAMME 2019 SATURDAY 25TH MAY 18:20 – […]