Valverde wins stage to take Catalonia lead

2017-03-24 22:47

Alejandro Valverde took control of the Tour of Catalonia by winning his second stage of this year's edition ahead of Chris Froome and Alberto Contador.

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International Cycling

Van Avermaet wins Flanders warm-up

2017-03-24 22:52

Olympic champion Greg Van Avermaet continued his hot streak by winning the E3 Harelbeke one-day cobbled classic.

 
South African Cycling

Suss survives crash to keep Cape Epic lead

2017-03-24 15:35

Esther Suss survived a crash near the finish to keep the lead in the women's category of the Cape Epic alongside partner Jennie Stenerhag.

 
South African Cycling

Cape Epic advantage to Suss and Stenerhag

2017-03-23 15:51

The pendulum in the Women’s category at the Cape Epic swung a little more toward a victory for Esther Suss and Jennie Stenerhag after stage 4 ended in Elgin.

 
South African Cycling

Purse hike for Winelands Encounter

2017-03-23 14:53

A high-quality field will again be racing for a lucrative prize purse when the Liberty Winelands Encounter takes place in the Western Cape next month.

 
South African Cycling

Stransky to undergo plastic surgery

2017-03-22 09:15

Former Springbok flyhalf Joel Stransky will undergo plastic surgery to his face after a horror crash in the Cape Epic mountain bike race.

 
South African Cycling

Cape Epic second stage shortened

2017-03-21 11:36

The heat and humidity in the Western Cape has seen the second stage of this year's Absa Cape Epic shortened by 40 km.

 
South African Cycling

Avancini and Fumic turn up Cape Epic heat

2017-03-20 15:09

Cross-country specialists Manuel Fumic and Henrique Avancini continued their blazing assault on the 2017 Cape Epic with another stage win.

 
South Africa

Side Entry: Mbalula is more a minister of distraction than of sport

2017-03-19 06:00
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The sports ministry seems to thrive on being perceived to be doing something instead of actually doing it, let alone properly, writes Simnikiwe Xabanisa.

 
South African Cycling

Schurter, Stirnemann seize Cape Epic lead

2017-03-24 15:27

The men’s category is set for a thrilling finale after Nino Schurter and team-mate Matthias Stirnemann claimed their first stage win of the 2017 Absa Cape Epic.

 
South African Cycling

Cape Epic newbies secure stage 4 win

2017-03-23 15:42

Race debutants Andri Frischknecht and Michiel Van der Heijden claimed the fourth stage of the Cape Epic which finished in Elgin.

 
South African Cycling

Battered Stransky, Mclean set for Zuurberg race

2017-03-23 11:36

Despite suffering two separate incidents, Joel Stransky and Andrew Mclean are still set to take part in the Great Zuurberg Trek mountain bike race.

 
South African Cycling

Sauser, Kulhavy bag 2nd consecutive Epic stage win

2017-03-22 14:38

Christoph Sauser and Jaroslav Kulhavy have claimed a second consecutive stage win at the 2017 Cape Epic.

 
South African Cycling

Stransky posts post-op picture - and it's almost NSFW!

2017-03-21 16:26

Former Springbok flyhalf Joel Stransky has posted a post-operation picture on his Twitter page - and it looks painful!

 
International Cycling

Cimolai wins Tour of Catalunya opener

2017-03-20 20:08

Italy's Davide Cimolai won a bunch sprint to bag the first stage and the overall lead at the Tour of Catalunya.

 
South African Cycling

Blood, sweat and tears on a tough Stage 1

2017-03-20 15:15

It was literally blood, sweat and tears in the battle for the Women’s category at the Cape Epic on Stage 1.

 
International Cycling

Tour de France loses another former champion

2017-03-19 20:35

The Tour de France has lost its third former champion in as many months with the death aged 77 of 1967 winner Roger Pingeon at the age of 77.

 
 
International Cycling

Tour de France unveils Shanghai criterium

2017-03-23 12:00

Cycling's Tour de France will stage a Shanghai criterium featuring top riders this year as it bids to attract a following in China, organisers have said.

 
International Cycling

Valverde recovers from Catalonia penalty with stage win

2017-03-22 19:14

Alejandro Valverde of the Movistar team brushed off an overnight penalty to claim a mountain summit win on stage three of the Tour of Catalonia.

 
South African Cycling

Cape Epic: Women's category a two-horse race

2017-03-22 14:33

The race for the women’s title between teams Meerendal CBC and Ascendis Health is looking more and more likely to go down to the wire at the Cape Epic.

 
 
South African Cycling

Stransky on the mend after horror Cape Epic fall

2017-03-20 17:06

Former Springbok flyhalf Joel Stransky is out of surgery and on the mend after a horror crash in the opening Prologue of the 2017 Absa Cape Epic.

 
South African Cycling

Stransky crashes out of Cape Epic Prologue

2017-03-19 21:25

Retired Springbok flyhalf Joel Stransky has crashed out of the 2017 Absa Cape Epic after a horror fall in Sunday's 26km Prologue stage at Meerendal Wine Estate.

 
South African Athletics

Munyai and Leotlela give senior sprinters the hurry up

2017-03-19 05:58

Two SA speedsters, Clarence Munyai and Gift Leotlela are making such progress in their specific distances that they have set tongues wagging.

 
 

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