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Launch for 2020 Manx Youth Games tonight

BMX star Shanaze Reade attending event

The Island's biggest annual multi-sport event for kids launches this evening.

The 2020 Manx Youth Games will feature 15 sports, with BMX included for the first time.

Two-time Olympian Shanaze Reade, who has multiple world titles in BMX and track cycling, will launch the event at the NSC tonight.

More than 20,000 youngsters aged six to 16 have taken part in the games since the inaugural event in 2002.

Training sessions for this year's tournament begin later this month, with the games taking place on 16 May.

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