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Athletics: Percy wins British title as Wade takes silver

Athletics: Percy wins British title as Wade takes silver

Saturday, June 25, 2016

THERE was joy for the Isle of Wight at the British Athletics Championships in Birmingham today (Saturday) as Nick Percy became the nation's discus champion, while another athlete bagged a steeplechase silver

BOXING: Revenge is sweet for boxer Chez

BOXING: Revenge is sweet for boxer Chez

Saturday, June 25, 2016

BOXING Isle of Wight BOXER Chez Nihell, and his girlfriend, Alanna Murphy, struck gold at one of the biggest European amateur boxing competitions, the Haringey Boxcup.

Cycling: Lee to head Down Under

Cycling: Lee to head Down Under

Friday, June 24, 2016

CYCLINGISLE OF WIGHT cyclist Lee Rutland has qualified for the UCI World Amateur Road Race in Australia.

Football: Newport expand ahead of the season

Football: Newport expand ahead of the season

Monday, June 20, 2016

NEWPORT FC have announced the launch of a third squad to boost player development.

Tennis: Rusty’s team title

Monday, June 20, 2016

TENNIS ISLE OF WIGHT Tennis player Rusty Howell enjoyed a great result at the Aegon Premier Tennis National Championships with his Portsmouth team-mates.

Weightlifting: British silver

Weightlifting: British silver

Sunday, June 19, 2016

WEIGHTLIFTING WEIGHTLIFTER Lewis Ridett has secured silver at the British Weightlifting Championships in Coventry — and was just 1kg away from gold.

Cricket: Tie at the top for awards

Cricket: Tie at the top for awards

Saturday, June 18, 2016

CRICKET THREE batsmen are in the early running for the IW County Press cricket awards.

Motorsports: Ricky celebrates first win

Motorsports: Ricky celebrates first win

Friday, June 17, 2016

MOTORSPORTS RICKY Sheppard enjoyed his first victory at the IW Car Club’s third sealed surface event of the season.

Speedway: New signing to make his debut

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Wightlink Warriors’ new signing Nick Phillips is to make his debut at Smallbrook Stadium tonight (Tuesday) against Mildenhall Fen Tigers.

Cycling: Islander helps Tracey’s World Cup quest

Cycling: Islander helps Tracey’s World Cup quest

Monday, June 13, 2016

A FORMER Islander is helping a top mountain biker on her quest for world glory.

Cricket: Big scores in Hampshire

Cricket: Big scores in Hampshire

Sunday, June 12, 2016

CRICKET TOMMY Barton was man of the match as Ryde Cavaliers continued their winning ways in Hampshire South East Regional Division 4 on Saturday.

Young shooter ready for the big stage

Young shooter ready for the big stage

Saturday, June 11, 2016

A YOUNG IW shooter is not letting her age get in the way of her progress in the sport.

Athletics: American dream for Isle of Wight athlete

Athletics: American dream for Isle of Wight athlete

Saturday, June 11, 2016

ISLE of Wight athlete Nick Percy has produced the best throw of his life to win gold at America's biggest collegiate athletics competition, the NCAA Championships.

Cricket: Isle of Wight players are Sky Sports stars

Cricket: Isle of Wight players are Sky Sports stars

Friday, June 10, 2016

ISLE of Wight cricket fans have been able to cheer their local heroes on TV this past week, with four of the Island’s best exports featuring on Sky Sports.

Rugby: Third consecutive league title

Rugby: Third consecutive league title

Friday, June 10, 2016

RUGBY THE future of IW rugby is looking very bright, after another spectacular year for Vectis under-15s.

Golf: Nat wins first union contest

Golf: Nat wins first union contest

Monday, June 6, 2016

GOLF SHANKLIN and Sandown golfer Nat Riddett was triumphant at the first IW Golf Union event of the season, for the Harry Gordon Trophy.

Sailing: Royal start for Round the Island Race

Sailing: Royal start for Round the Island Race

Monday, June 6, 2016

PRINCE Michael of Kent has been named as the official race starter for next month’s JP Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race.

Badminton team’s great year

Badminton team’s great year

Sunday, June 5, 2016

BADMINTON IT HAS been a successful season for Freshwater Junior Badminton Squad.

Speedway: Warriors edge thriller

Speedway: Warriors edge thriller

Saturday, June 4, 2016

SPEEDWAY Wightlink Warriors 46 and Belle Vue Colts 44
AFTER defeating Mildenhall in an incredible National Trophy match the week before, Wightlink Warriors continued with a National League home win over Belle Vue Colts.

Shooting: National finals for Newport quartet

Shooting: National finals for Newport quartet

Friday, June 3, 2016

SHOOTING FOUR members of Newport and District Rifle Club will fly the flag for the IW at the national finals of a competition set up by Eley and the National Smallbore Rifle Association (NSRA).

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