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Island' sporting talent receive cash boost

Thu, 18 Feb 2016

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50 local sportsmen and women will be supported by government's Sport Aid Awards this year.

It means they'll receive financial support and assistance from the Isle of Man Sport Institute - the awards will be presented on March 23rd.

Cycling star Mark Cavendish received a grant when he started out - he's now one of the scheme's principal sponsors.

Sports performance co-ordinator Chris Quine says many of those it seeks to help go on to compete on an international stage:

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