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Manx Telecom announced as Team Champion

POSTED Fri 22-09-2017

Manx Telecom has joined the ranks of Team Champions for the Isle of Man Commonwealth Games Association’s 2018 Games. The Island’s leading communication solutions provider is providing essential funds to help Team Isle of Man attend the Games in Gold Coast, Australia. This is the latest sponsorship to be supported by Manx Telecom and joins other sporting events including the Parish Walk, Tough Mann, End to End Mountain Bike Challenge and Team Manx Telecom road cycling club. In addition to the sponsorship, Manx Telecom’s online news service, MTTV, will be with the team in Australia to provide footage and interviews during the Games. The sponsorship was announced while the Queen’s Baton Relay visited Manx Telecom’s shop on Strand Street in...

Inspiration for up and coming athletes at Isle of Man Sport Aid Academy

POSTED Fri 22-09-2017

More than 70 up and coming Isle of Man athletes attended an inspiration-packed evening at the first event of the Isle of Man Sport Aid Academy’s third year on Friday evening. The first session of the new year, which was held at St Ninian’s Lower school, focussed on setting the scene for the programme, looking at the challenges the young sportspeople may face during their sporting careers and discussing the attributes they need to develop in order to succeed.Visually impaired Paralympian swimmer and cyclist Ian Sharpe, Commonwealth Games cyclist Andrew Roche and Olympic cyclist Marie Morgan were guest speakers, each telling the story of their success, including the challenges they faced, to inspire the young athletes who are just starting...

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