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Ostrich chases cyclists in Cape Town

Cyclists training for the prestigious Cape Town Cycle Tour were joined by a speeding ostrich. Oleksiy Mishchenko captured the precious footage on his head cam. The clip has gone viral globally and has received over a million views on YouTube already.

South African cycles across Africa for rhinos

South African cycles across Africa for rhinos

It was a milestone for John Stanford when he reached Cape Town. He had just cycled more than 15 000km from London. His aim on the arduous journey was to raise awareness and funds for anti-poaching rhino initiatives in South Africa and abroad.
South African sisters ride for rhinos

South African sisters ride for rhinos

South Africa and Vietnam are the key countries involved in the supply and demand sides of the rhino trade, respectively. And two Cape Town sisters are cycling a grueling 6 000km across Southeast Asia targeting schools and students with a message to stop buying rhino horn.
African cycling team takes on Europe

MTN-Qhubeka to be first African team in Tour de France

It's a dream come true, says Team MTN-Qhubeka on receiving an invitation to participate in the 2015 Tour de France. They will be the first African team ever to do so in the prestigious race's 101 year history.

Girl Ignite offers a path to success

girl-ignite---thumbYoung women and girls in Diepsloot are giving a chance to build a better life through Girl Ignite Africa, a leadership programme that focuses on the helping participants to reach their full potential. It works with Diepsloot Mountain Bike Academy, using cycling as a way to get ahead.

African cycling team takes on Europe

Norwegian cycling star signs with MTN-Qhubeka

Team MTN-Qhubeka have announced a major signing: Edvald Boasson Hagen, a stage winner in both the Tour de France and Giro d'Italia, is set to join the South African cycling outfit on a two-year contract.
All set for MTB Marathon World Champs

All set for MTB Marathon World Champs

A total of 136 men and women from 31 countries will do battle for the coveted UCI rainbow-striped world champion's jersey at the UCI MTB Marathon World Championships in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa on Sunday.
'Iconic' walkway bridge to connect Alexandra

‘Iconic’ walkway bridge to connect Alexandra, Sandton

The City of Johannesburg is moving to overcome one of the legacies of apartheid spatial planning in an innovative way, with plans to build a cycling and pedestrian walkway - including a bridge over Africa's busiest highway - connecting Alexandra township with the business hub of Sandton.
South African para-cyclists shine at World Cup

South African para-cyclists shine at World Cup

The South African Para-cycling team produced a series of top performances in the UCI World Cup in Castiglione, Italy on the weekend, highlighted by gold medals for Pieter du Preez and Justine Asher.
All set for MTB World Cup South Africa leg

All set for MTB World Cup South Africa leg

Pietermaritzburg, South Africa will be the centre of the mountain biking world from Friday through Sunday as the sport's leading cross-country and downhill competitors do battle in the opening round of the 2014 UCI MTB World Cup.

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