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South Africa

Lottery’s looted R9.5-million would have made all the difference to Limpopo cyclists

Limpopo cyclists Kombo Bere (left) and Daan Terblanche are hoping to find money to race in the Cape Epic. Photo supplied By Anton van Zyl via GroundUp In Louis Trichardt, two young cyclists are training to compete in what is arguably the world’s toughest mountain bike stage race, the annual Cape Epic. They aim to make history as the first team from rural Vhembe to compete alongside the world’s best […]

todayFebruary 23, 2024 1

Local

38th Nedbank Cycle Challenge launched

  Photo FLTR – Nedbank Namibia Communications and Public Relations Manager, Selma Kaulinge; Coca Cola Namibia Manager for Sponsorships, Special Events and Signage, Antonio Frans; Windhoek Pedal Power Cycling Club Representative, Nicole Spangenberg; Nedbank Namibia Chief Operating Officer, Victor Ashikoto; Minister of Sport, Youth and National Service, Honourable Agnes Tjongarero; Namibian Cycling Federation President, Axel Theissen   The 38th edition of the Nedbank Cycle Challenge was officially launched at a […]

todayJanuary 31, 2024 9

Science & Technology

MyWhoosh to transform UCI Cycling Esports World Championships with in-person final

MyWhoosh and the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) will deliver the fourth edition of the UCI Cycling Esports World Championships, hosting an in-person, live final on 26 October in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. In August 2023, the UCI announced that MyWhoosh would be the exclusive platform and organiser of the UCI Cycling Esports World Championships for the next three years (2024-2026). MyWhoosh is set to redefine the event, introducing a […]

todayJanuary 31, 2024 2

Sport

Nedbank National Time Trial and Road Race Championships this weekend

  The 2024 Nedbank National Individual Time Trial Championships (ITT) and the Nedbank National Road Race Championships will take place on Friday 26 January and Sunday 28 January in Windhoek.   Over 180 cyclists are expected to participate in these events.   This year both the ITT and road races will be hosted on the new road to Rehoboth, since this location is ideal for rider safety and a convenient […]

todayJanuary 26, 2024 1

Sport

Australia’s in-form Welsford wins his third stage in Tour Down Under

Australia's Sam Welsford celebrated his birthday with a third stage win in another sprint finish as Mexican Isaac del Toro Romero clung on to the overall lead in Australia's Tour Down Under on Friday. Welford (BORA-Hansgrohe) gave himself the ideal present on his 28th birthday, surging to victory in the 136.2-kilometre fourth stage into Port Elliott to make it three wins from three bunch sprint finishes in the WorldTour season […]

todayJanuary 19, 2024

Sport

Australia’s Welsford wins tight finish in first TDU stage

Australia's Sam Welsford held off the fast-finishing German Phil Bauhaus to take the opening stage of Australia's Tour Down Under in his first WorldTour ride for new team BORA-Hansgrohe on Tuesday. Welsford was perfectly positioned for the dash to the finish line in Tanunda by teammate Danny Van Poppel and prevailed by a half front wheel over last year's stage winner Bauhaus (Bahrain Victorious) with Eritera's Biniam Girmay (Intermarché-Wanty) third. […]

todayJanuary 16, 2024

Sport

Exciting cycling season lying ahead

  The 2024 men's cycling season gets underway at the Tour Down Under this week at the start of a year which will see a potentially spectacular Tour de France and the Paris Olympics. Here AFP Sport takes a look at what to expect in 2024: Remco Evenepoel and Mathieu van der Poel are the two favourites to succeed Ecuador's Richard Carapaz as Olympic champion. This summer's 273km road race […]

todayJanuary 15, 2024

Sport

Wollaston wins bunch sprint to take first TDU stage

New Zealand's Ally Wollaston finished powerfully to take the first stage of Australia's Tour Down Under for her first women's WorldTour win in an uphill finish to claim the leader's jersey on Friday. Wollaston (AG Insurance-Soudal) prevailed in a bunched sprint ahead of Australia's Georgia Baker (Liv-AlUla-Jayco) and Italy's Sofia Bertizzolo (UAE Team-ADQ) in sapping heat in the 93.9km leg from Hahndorf to Campbelltown. "I'm just really proud," Wollaston said. […]

todayJanuary 12, 2024 1

Uncategorized

Wheelchair cyclists aiming for world champs this year

    WINDHOEK, 12 DEC (NAMPA) – Wheelchair cyclists Roodley Gowaseb and Nico Kharaxub are aiming to compete in multiple competitions and earn qualification spots for the upcoming Kobe International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics Grand Prix in 2024. Kobe, Japan, will host the 11th edition of the Para Athletics World Championships from 17 to 25 May 2024, with over 1 000 athletes from more than 100 nations set to compete […]

todayJanuary 12, 2024 1

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