The following islands are members of the International Island Games Association: Alderney, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Froya, Gibraltar, Gotland, Guernsey, Greenland, Hitra, Isle of Man, Isle of Wight, Jersey, Menorca, Orkney, Rhodes, Saaremaa, St.
Accordingly, what sports are in the Island Games?
- Athletics (38) ()
- Badminton (6) ()
- Basketball (2) ()
- Cycling (12) ()
- Judo (14) ()
- Sailing (3) ()
- Shooting (39) ()
- Squash (6) ()
Additionally, what is the island game?
The Island Games (currently known as the NatWest International Island Games for sponsorship reasons) are an international multi-sports event organised by the International Island Games Association (IIGA).
How often is the Island Games?
Once every two years, thousands of athletes from across the globe — from Scandinavia to the Mediterranean, the North Atlantic to the Caribbean — come together to compete in the NatWest International Island Games.
Which island first hosted the Games and in which year?
Although Sri Lanka is a major island of Indian Ocean, it has never participated in this tournament. The first edition of the Island Games was held in 1979 in Réunion. The host country rotates around the islands of Réunion, Mauritius, Madagascar and Seychelles, each taking a turn every 16 years.