Manx sporting triumphs
THE action in the 13th NatWest Island Games gets under way today, Sunday, on the Baltic island of Aland. There’s plenty to keep the Manx sports fans occupied with a large proportion of the Isle of Man’s 175-strong team making their 2009 Games bow. Story here.
Mark Cavendish (Team Columbia-Highroad) was sixth and Manx teenager Mark Christian (Great Britain-100% ME) was 18th in his first national road race championship as a senior. Full story here.