Isle of Man News last updated 22 May 2018 00:00:03

Number one plate for Connor at TT

POSTED Mon last week by TH

Manx TT rider Conor Cummins will take the prestigious number one plate at this year's TT. The Ramsey Rocket will have the honour of being the first...

Paralympian golden girl to light up Isle of Man Sports Awards

POSTED Thu 11-01-2018

Five-time Paralympic swimming champion and trailblazer for disability sport Ellie Simmonds OBE will be the guest of honour at the 2017 Isle of Man Sports Awards sponsored by Microgaming Play It Forward this spring. Ellie has competed for Great Britain at three successive Paralympic Games, winning eight medals, including five golds. She took the sport by storm in 2008 when at the age of 13 she became the youngest member of Team GB at the Beijing Paralympics, clinching gold medals in the 100m and 400m freestyle events. Ellie went on to win four medals including two golds at London 2012, and took gold again at the Rio Paralympics in 2016, setting new records in the pool at both events. She featured in a poster campaign in the run-up to the...

Nedbank Private Wealth supports Island cycling star

POSTED Thu 11-01-2018

Nedbank Private Wealth is delighted that local mountain biker Nick Corlett, who they sponsor, has been selected for the Isle of Man Commonwealth Games Team, following an announcement last week. Nick will represent the Island in mountain biking, one of the toughest disciplines in cycling, and will join 31 other Island athletes from various disciplines at the 2018 Commonwealth Games, which are being held on the Gold Coast of Australia in April. The 22-year-old cross country mountain biker was born on the Island and has been racing for the last nine years: travelling to the UK for the national series and working his way up through the classes to become part of the top elite level of the national circuit. The company has sponsored him since...

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