International Cycling Boss to Visit Rwanda for Tour

Tour du Rwanda By Jejje Muhinde, Rwanda Focus The president of the International Cycling Union (ICU), Michael Brian Cookson, will visit Rwanda in November at the occasion of the 2014 Tour of Rwanda, the Rwandan Cycling Federation (Ferwacy) has announced. Apart from Cookson, other guests expected to come and follow the Tour are Jon and Linda Halbert, the […]

Burkina Faso Cancels Cycling Event because of Ebola fears

Tour du Faso Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso — Burkina Faso’s sports ministry says it has cancelled the Tour du Faso cycling race this month because of fears over the spread of Ebola. The ministry made the announcement on Thursday after meeting with race organizers. The 10-day race was due to be held from Oct. 24-Nov. 2. Although Burkina Faso […]

Natnael Berhane joins Team MTN-Qhubeka

Natnael Berhane Press Release Team MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung are very happy to announce the signing of Natnael Berhane for the 2015 season. Berhane is a former African and Eritrean road race champion as well as the current national time trial champion of Eritrea. During last year’s Tour of Turkey, Berhane made history by becoming the first black […]

Merhawi Kudus turns professional for MTN-Qhubeka

A trainee this season at the World Cycling Centre (WCC), Merhawi Kudus will race in the professional peloton in 2014 with Team MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung. This 19-year-old Eritrean is considered one of the most exciting talents from Africa. He finished second in the general classification of the Vuelta Ciclista a León (2.2) and has won […]

Teklehaimanot, Kudus added to 2014 roster

Team MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung is proud to welcome Daniel Teklehaimanot and Merhawi Kudus for the 2014 and 2015 seasons. Teklehaimanot joins after spending two years on WorldTour team Orica-GreenEdge while Kudus will turn professional with the African outfit. Hailing from Eritrea, a country fast becoming one of the strongest cycling nations, both men have already […]

Historic day for African cycling

This Sunday presents another opportunity for Team MTN-Qhubeka to display its project to the world when it lines up for another of cycling’s monuments, II Lombardia. As the team hopes to make its Grand Tour debut in 2014, the race allows another opportunity to race in front of the Giro d’Italia organisation. This World Tour […]

Cavendish & Quintana join Tour of Britain

London – Sprint king Mark Cavendish and standout Colombian climber Nairo Quintana will take part in this month’s Tour of Britain as the race celebrates its 10th anniversary with an outstanding cast list. Briton Cavendish, joint third on the all-time list of Tour de France stage wins with 25, will lead his Omega Pharma Quick-Step […]

More racing in Italy on the cards

Team MTN-Qhubeka will continue the series of Italian races it’s been competing in over the last few weeks, when its riders line-up for Settimana Ciclistica Lombarda by Bergamasca on Thursday. The three-day race is a hilly affair that will suit the climbers, and the team will again feature Sergio Pardilla to be supported by Louis […]

2013 Tour de France Winner Chris Froome Confirmed to Compete in 2013 USA Pro Challenge

Press Release World’s Top Professional Cyclists Prepare to Tackle the Colorado Rockies in America’s Toughest Professional Cycling Race Denver, Colorado – Marking one of the best fields ever assembled on American soil for a professional cycling race, the provisionary team rosters* for the 2013 USA Pro Challenge have been confirmed and are headlined by the No. 1 and 2 […]

Team seeks high GC finish in Utah

After completing the Tour of Elk Grove on Sunday, Team MTN-Qhubeka now turns its attention to the Larry H Miller Tour of Utah. The race starts on Tuesday and is a six-day event suited to climbers as it features over 13 000m of climbing. “Utah is a completely different race to Elk Grove,” Sports Director […]
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