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Tre Valli Varesine: Kristian Sbaragli 6th in tough Italian race

Our Italian sprinter shines on climbers course

The Tre Valli Varesine saw another tough attacking showdown on Italian roads and it was the Italian national champion, Vincenzo Nibali (Astana) who reigned supreme with a solo win. Sergey Firsanov (Rusvelo) took 2nd and Giacomo Nizzolo (Trek Factory Racing) was 3rd.  As has been the case in the last few Italian one day events, the standard break of the ...

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Mark Cavendish signs with Africa’s Team

Ryder Cycling, the owner of MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung, the team soon to be known as Team Dimension Data, today announced it has signed Mark Cavendish, Mark Renshaw and Bernhard Eisel. The addition of the three new members further strengthens and add depth to the team – the first African team to ride in the Tour de France – not only at races, but also as global ambassadors for Qhubeka.

Cavendish has raced for teams including HTC Highroad, Sky, and Etixx-QuickStep and has built a stunning palmarès. Some of his major achievements include becoming World Champion in 2011, and notching up 26 Tour de France and 15 Giro d’Italia stage wins on his account. Not only has Cavendish gained credibility as a sporting icon, he also shines off the bike. ...

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Seyffert seeks double crown at Satellite Classic

West Rand cyclist Pieter Seyffert will be seeking the double crown in the Bestmed Satellite Classic when he lines up for both the road and mountain bike feature races on October 17 and 18.

West Rand cyclist Pieter Seyffert will be seeking the double crown in the Bestmed Satellite Classic when he lines up for both the road and mountain bike feature races on October 17 and 18. Seyffert, who lives in Helderkruin, said the race routes, which start from Saloon Route 66 on the Hartbeeshoek road, played to his strength as an all-rounder. ...

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Deloitte to become a Gold Sponsor of Africa’s Cycling Team

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The team made history this year as the first African registered cycling team to compete in the Tour de France. The team’s tremendous successes in the race included: Wearing the prestigious King of the Mountain jersey for four days on the shoulders of Eritrean rider, Daniel Teklehaimanot – the first African rider to do so Stephen Cummings winning the 14th ...

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MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung riders light up the racing

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The UCI World Road Race Championships drew to a close with a thrilling Elite men’s road race on Sunday. Peter Sagan (Slovakia) was crowned the new world champion as he arrived  at the finish 3 seconds before Michael Matthews (Australia) and Ramunas Navardauskas (Lithuania). Initially our MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung team had 8 riders scheduled to take part in the championships ...

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Dimension Data to become new title partner of Africa’s Team

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We are extremely happy to announce that Dimension Data, the global ICT solutions and services provider, will become the new title partner of Ryder Cycling, which owns and manages Team MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung, Africa’s only UCI Professional Continental Cycling Team. Effective 1 January 2016, the team’s new name will be Team Dimension Data. The team made history this year as the ...

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MTN-Qhubeka take positive approach once again

Jaco Venter wins King of the Mountains prize

The GP Industria would see the Italian national team take the spoils for the 3rd time this week as Daniele Bennati sprinted to victory ahead of his 4 breakaway mates. Marco Marcato (Wanty Groupe Gobert) was 2nd and Davide Rebellin (CCC Sprandi) claimed 3rd place. Team MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung were again protagonists of the race with Jaco Venter getting into ...

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Memorial Marco Pantani: Kristian Sbaragli takes 4th place

ohann van Zyl spends time in the breakaway

The Memorial Marco Pantani would see the Italian National Team make a clean sweep of the podium as Diego Ulissi won ahead of Giovanni Visconti and Vincenzo Nibali . Our fast man Kristian Sbaragli won the bunch sprint for 4th, a handful of seconds after the 3 crossed the line together. It would be an aggressive race with constant attacking. ...

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Rudy Project announces biggest product sponsorship ever for a road cycling tour in South Africa

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Leading global sports brand Rudy Project has made an incredible sponsorship commitment to South Africa’s flagship road cycling stage race, the Bestmed Tour of Good Hope. The Italian eyewear manufacturer has made a phenomenal pledge of R3.5 million in product sponsorship to the event, which represents the ultimate event endorsement and the largest of its kind in road racing on ...

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Coppa Bernocchi: MTN-Qhubeka active but to no avail

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After just coming up short at yesterday’s Coppa Agostoni, Vincenzo Nibali (Astana) got his revenge today by winning the Coppa Bernocchi ahead of Mauro Finetto (Southeast) and Matteo Trentin (Italy). Team MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung had an active presence in today’s race with Nic Dougall forming part of the first break of the day. With 22 other riders also in the ...

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