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Spring into action with the Appleby Sportive 2014

Spring into action with the Appleby Sportive 2014

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Entries are now open on-line (via www.ellanvannin.cc) for the 5th annual Appleby Sportive, which will take place on Bank Holiday Monday, 5 May. Starting and finishing at Ramsey Rugby Club, the challenging cycling event consists of timed courses over either 100km or 72km, taking in many roads that are not typically used in local races […]

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Sure Sidecar races set for battle royal at 2014 Isle of Man TT

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

As well as six high quality solo races, the 2014 Isle of Man TT Races, fuelled by Monster Energy, is set to see two highly competitive Sure Sidecar TT races with a stellar line-up of outfits confirmed.. Reverting back to the open regulations, last used in 2010, the entry, again in excess of 60 machines, […]

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Buchan pupils triumph in Zurich Schools Mini Tennis Programme Final

Buchan pupils triumph in Zurich Schools Mini Tennis Programme Final

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Pupils from the Buchan School have won this year’s Zurich Inter-Schools Mini Tennis Championship. The finals took place recently on the indoor courts at Albany Tennis Club in Douglas, with pupils from eight primary schools taking part in the event following a series of regional heats across the Island. The Championship marks the end of […]

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Glasgow 2014 medal designs unveiled

Glasgow 2014 medal designs unveiled

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

The medals which Team Isle of Man will be aiming to win at this year’s Commonwealth Games have been unveiled for the first time. The gold, silver and bronze prizes are the focus of training and commitment for 4,500 athletes across the Commonwealth, and to mark 100 days to go to the opening ceremony on […]

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Gary Johnson lines up for 2014 Bike Nation Lightweight TT with CF Moto backed WK Bikes effort

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

WK Bikes is heading to this year’s Isle of Man TT Races fuelled by Monster Energy on a positive note with factory support from leading Chinese manufacturer CF Moto, and TT frontrunner Gary Johnson piloting its 650i in the 2014 Lightweight category. The Lincolnshire-based distributor enjoyed maximum exposure at the 2013 edition of the high-profile […]

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Marathon runners raise over £2,000 for Diana Princess of Wales Care at Home Trust

Marathon runners raise over £2,000 for Diana Princess of Wales Care at Home Trust

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

A team of 10 amateur runners from the Isle of Man have raised £2,170 for the Diana Princess of Wales Care at Home Trust by completing the ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon which took place earlier this month. The team – Dasa Mojzis, Terri McCullough, Charmaine Armitage Mitchell, Sue Preskey, Sandra Cardwell, Rachel Lee, Jennifer Houghton, […]

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New TV deals for Isle of Man TT Races set to deliver increased revenue and profile

| April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Department of Economic Development has announced that North One TV has confirmed new TV deals with major international broadcasters which are set to deliver increased revenue and profile for the TT Races and the Isle of Man. In the UK, ITV has agreed a new five-year deal to screen fifteen one-hour TT Races highlights […]

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Number of Visiting Motorcyclists for TT 2014 up 6% on last year

Number of Visiting Motorcyclists for TT 2014 up 6% on last year

| April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

The number of motorcyclists booked to visit TT 2014 is currently up around 6% compared with this time last year. One of the main reasons for the increase is the Steam Packet Company’s long-term charter of the freighter MV Arrow, which has allowed for early allocation of extra capacity for vehicles during the TT festival. […]

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Padgett’s confirms new title sponsorship deal with Valvoline

| April 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Clive Padgett’s road race team has been given a boost for 2014 with the announcement that the squad will have a new title sponsor – oil giant Valvoline. The rainbow coloured machines of the Batley based Honda outfit have finished on the podium in 20 of the last 25 TTs they’ve raced in, including Ian […]

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Rutter and Johnson confirmed for Smiths Triumph team at 2014 Isle of Man TT races

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

The British Championship winning Smiths Triumph team will make their debut at the 2014 Isle of Man TT Races, fuelled by Monster Energy, fielding Gary Johnson and Michael Rutter. The duo will line up on the 675cc Triumph Daytona’s in the two 4-lap Monster Energy Supersport races, and with two potential race winners on board, […]

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