Tag: Isle of Man Commonwealth Games Association

Gala evening boosts funds for Team Isle of Man

Gala evening boosts funds for Team Isle of Man

| June 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

A gala evening at the Villa Marina raised more than £23,000 for the Island’s Commonwealth Games team. Guests at the event, held in the Villa Marina’s Royal Hall, also got the chance to see The Queen’s Baton which carries the message to the Commonwealth that Her Majesty will read out at the opening ceremony of […]

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Commonwealth Games relay calls in to Manx Telecom store

Commonwealth Games relay calls in to Manx Telecom store

| May 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games baton relay visited the Manx Telecom store in Strand Street, Douglas, on Saturday [May 17]. Customers had their photo taken with the baton which visited the Island as part The Queen’s Baton Relay and involves a 118,000 mile journey to all Commonwealth nations and territories. The store visit was all […]

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Island’s shooting stars on target for Glasgow 2014

Island’s shooting stars on target for Glasgow 2014

| May 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

One of the few sports where age is no barrier, the competitors making up the Isle of Man shooting team at the 2014 Commonwealth Games range from a young university student to a seasoned shooter with seven previous Games already under his belt. Demonstrating the breadth of talent in the sport, the Island’s Glasgow 2014 […]

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Team Isle of Man squad announced for Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

Team Isle of Man squad announced for Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

| May 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Team Isle of Man will be represented in nine sports at the 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow this summer. The squad of 46 competitors is the biggest ever to represent the Island at the Games and will compete in athletics, badminton, boxing, cycling, gymnastics, lawn bowls, shooting, swimming and triathlon. The majority of the squad […]

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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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Sporting Excellence Programme signs off with Sport Relief fun

Sporting Excellence Programme signs off with Sport Relief fun

| March 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

A two-year programme to inspire and prepare a new generation of sporting champions concluded on Sunday with a celebration, as well as some Sport Relief fun! Olympic legend Dame Kelly Holmes led the final Talent Day of the Isle of Man Sporting Excellence Programme at the National Sports Centre, where more than 60 local performers […]

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Games a step closer with visit from Big Trainer

Games a step closer with visit from Big Trainer

| March 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

This summer’s Commonwealth Games are now a giant step closer after the visit to the Island of the ‘Big Trainer’. The giant inflatable training shoe is being used to promote interest in the Glasgow 2014 Games. It stopped off in the Isle of Man as part of a tour to nations and territories which will […]

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Team Isle of Man athletes get set for Glasgow 2014

Team Isle of Man athletes get set for Glasgow 2014

| March 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Behind the scenes in athletics so much is going on in preparation for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow this year. Aside from the athletes themselves and the work by the Isle of Man Commonwealth Games Association (IOMCGA), the Isle of Man Athletics Association (IOMAA) are gearing up for the crucial final stages in the athlete […]

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Bond quartet to star at Commonwealth Games gala evening fundraiser

Bond quartet to star at Commonwealth Games gala evening fundraiser

| February 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Bond, the string quartet who played at the London 2012 Olympics closing ceremony, will star at an event to raise funds for the Isle of Man’s Commonwealth Games team. The evening event, on May 16 at the Villa Marina, will be a mix of entertainment, a raffle plus a chance to see some of the […]

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Team Attaché appointed for Commonwealth Games squad

Team Attaché appointed for Commonwealth Games squad

| December 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man Commonwealth Games Association has appointed Alex Holt as the official Team Attaché for Glasgow 2014. Alex lives in the host city and is in the final year of studying for a degree in politics at the University of Glasgow. She is therefore ideally placed to carry out any tasks on behalf […]

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