Isle of Man News last updated 23 June 2017 21:00:51

Manx Competitors in safe hands following announcement of 2018 Games' medical team

POSTED Wed last week

With just under 300 days to go until the opening of the 2018 Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast, Australia, CGA IOM are delighted to announce the medical team that will travel to the Games to support Team Isle of Man. Dr Frank Vaughn will be the team doctor, a role that he first took on at the 2010 Games and repeated in 2014. Ruth Cooil and Wendy Shallcross have been appointed team physiotherapists. Ruth will be attending her 4th Games, having made her debut at the 2006 Games in Melbourne.  She was also physio co-ordinator for the 2011 Commonwealth Youth Games held here on the Isle of Man. Wendy will be attending her 2nd Games after also working with the team in Glasgow 2014. The medical team have experience working at multi-sport...

Tough Mann is the business for team building

POSTED Tue last week

Is your business looking for a team building event, or a challenge to raise money for your company’s nominated charity this year? Organisers of the Tough Mann Adventure Challenge in association with Manx Telecom say that it’s a great event for corporate teams, and there’s still time to enter the 10km obstacle course challenge which takes place at Ballamoar Farm, Ballaugh, on August 5th. One of the Island’s most popular events, it’s a gruelling off-road race over some of the most rugged terrain that the Isle of Man has to offer, with crawls, climbs and sandbag carries to name but a few of the challenges. It attracts a wide range of competitors from elite athletes racing to win, to those aiming to achieve personal fitness goals, or raise...

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