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Young sports coaches rewarded by Sure Isle of Man

POSTED Mon 08-01-2018

Sporty youngsters who encourage others to get fit and active have been rewarded for their efforts. Each year, 16 to 19-year-olds sign up for the Sure Sports Leaders’ Programme, run by Manx Sport and Recreation and sponsored by the telecoms firm. The teenagers gain skills at a week-long summer camp at the National Sports Centre, then coach voluntarily at schools, community clubs, Manx Sport and Recreation (MSR) activities and primary schools’ sports festivals through the year. The scheme promotes a major aim of the Strategy for Sport – getting more people more active more often. For some, their participation as young leaders also leads to a coaching award. In the autumn and spring terms, Sure Isle of Man rewards the young leaders who...

Isle of Man Commonwealth Games Association announces team for Gold Coast games

POSTED Wed 03-01-2018

Isle of Man Commonwealth Games Association is excited to announce Team Isle of Man for the 2018 Commonwealth Games, which is being held in Gold Coast, Australia. The team of 32 comprises:• Joe Harris – Athletics - Javelin• Erika Kelly – Athletics – 20km Walk• Kim Clague - Badminton - singles and womens doubles• Ben Li – Badminton – singles and mixed doubles • Jessica Li – Badminton – singles and mixed doubles          • Cristen Marritt – Badminton – singles and womens doubles         • Matthew Bostock – Cycling - Track• Sam Brand – Cycling - Road• Mark Cavendish – Cycling - Road• Anna Christian – Cycling - Road• Nick Corlett – Cycling – Mountain Bike• Matthew Draper – Cycling - Track• Nathan Draper – Cycling – Road • Lizzie Holden – Cycling...

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