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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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Memorial Marco Pantani: Kristian Sbaragli takes 4th place

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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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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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Coppa Agostoni: Kudus & Pauwels finish in main group

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Under the grey skies of the Coppa Agostoni today, the veteran Davide Rebellin (CCC Sprandi) would ride to victory ahead of breakaway partner Vincenzo Nibali (Astana). Niccolo Bonifazio (Lampre-Merida) led the bunch sprint home for 3rd place.  On a cool and gloomy day that saw the riders having to race 198km in wet conditions, 8 riders would form the break ...

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La Vuelta a Espana #21: Louis Meintjes ends 10th overall

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The final stage of the Vuelta a Espana ran its course yesterday evening with John Degenkolb (Team-Alpecin) winning the final sprint in Madrid. Kristian Sbaragli, our stage 10 winner was again in the fold and took 8th position on the line. As expected the local circuit in Madrid was a true spectacle as spectators got to see the riders who ...

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La Vuelta a Espana #20: Jaco Venter goes on the attack

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The 20th stage of the Vuelta a Espana would be won by Ruben Plaza (Lampre-Merida) after a 110km solo breakaway. Jose Goncalves (Caja-Rural) was 2nd and Alessandro De Marchi (BMC Racing) was 3rd. The stage saw a big breakaway of 38 riders go clear on the slopes of the first climb of the day. MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung had Jaco Venter ...

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Norwegian moves closer to race lead

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Edvald Boasson Hagen secured MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung another podium finish. After 217 kilometers from Edinburgh to Blythe the Norwegian national road race champion crossed the line in 3rd behind stage winner Fernando Gaviria (Etixx-QuickStep) and André Greipel (Lotto-Soudal). The race got off to a fast start with several teams trying to get into the break of the day. 6 riders ...

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Louis Meintjes holds on to top 10 GC position

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  Tom Dumoulin (Giant-Alpecin) would put in a blistering ride at the Vuelta a Espana stage 17 individual time trial to not only win the stage, but to also move into the overall race lead. Steve Cummings was our top placed rider in 9th. For MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung the plan today was to have a good go at the stage ...

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