Handball one of 13 sports included
Handball has been included in the Manx Youth Games for the first time this year, making up one of 13 sports to be contested.
The announcement was made at the launch of the 2019 event at the NSC on Monday night.
Since its inception in 2002, more than 18,500 six to 14-year-olds have taken part in the multi-sport event.
It will take place on Saturday, 18 May this year.
Senior Sports Development Officer Gianni Epifani believes the Manx Youth Games helps to keep community clubs on the Island thriving: