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Tour de Langkawi: Mekseb Debesay wins queen stage to Cameron Highlands

———————————————————————————————————– Le Tour de Langkawi 2017: Stage 4 Mekseb Debesay claimed Dimension Data’s first win of the 2017 Tour de Langkawi, holding off Cameron Bayly (IsoWhey Sports SwissWellness) for victory at Cameron Highlands. Teammate Ryan Gibbons was third to retain the race lead. Full Results   # Rider Name (Country) Team Result 1 Mekseb Debesay … Read More

VIDEO: Tour of Oman 2017 – Stage 6 – FINAL KILOMETERS

Alexander Kristoff (Katusha) collected his third stage win of the 2017 Tour of Oman, winning the sprint on the Muttrah Corniche on the final day. Ben Hermans (BMC) finished safely in the peloton to seal the overall title. Kristoff outsprinted Eduard Grosu (Nippo-Vini Fantini) and Sacha Modolo (UAE Abu Dhabi) at the end of the … Read More

VIDEO: African Continental Championships – Road Race (CC)

Smit takes it for SA @Cycling_SA pic.twitter.com/9PJ2kMpa5l — An-Li Kachelhoffer (@anli_k) February 19, 2017 2017 Race Results SUNDAY 19TH FEBRUARY (2017) NEW Tour of Oman (2.HC) African Continental Championships – Road Race (CC) 1. SMIT Willie 03:45:54 2. ABRAHAM Meron – 3. GALDOUNE Ahmed Amine –

Video: stage two of the Tour of Oman at the finish line

Ben Hermans (BMC Racing) won stage two of the Tour of Oman, surviving four climbs to take the final sprint. He pulled away in the final meters to take a convincing win over Rui Costa (UAE Abu Dhabi) and Jakob Fuglsang (Astana). “I think I can be happy with my performance. Normally I’m not an … Read More

Coquard wins final stage in Valencia as Quintana seals overall

Bryan Coquard (Direct Energie) took a thrilling stage win on the final day of the Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana after a two-man break consisting of Iljo Keisse (Quick-Step Floors) and Michal Kwiatkowski (Team Sky) were caught within the final 500 meters. Coquard led the peloton home to finish ahead of Nacer Bouhanni (Cofidis, Solutions … Read More

Quintana claims stage 4 and surges into race lead in Valencia Kudus nabs second with Antunes in third

Nairo Quintana (Movistar) delivered a warning to his Grand Tour rivals with devastating performance on the queen stage of the Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana. The pint-sized Colombian climber attacked on the lower slopes of the Mas de la Costa to solo to his first win of the season, leaving the rest of the peloton … Read More

Borussia Dortmund have confirmed the signing of teenager Alexander Isak

Eritrean/Swedish footballer Alexander Isak have signed for Borussia Dortmund Borussia Dortmund swoop for Swedish sensation Alexander Isak as teenager snubs La Liga giants Real Madrid Borussia Dortmund have confirmed the signing of teenager Alexander Isak The Sweden international has signed a ‘long-term deal’ at Signal Iduna Park  The 17-year-old was linked with an £8.6m move … Read More

By Mike Seium Amazing achievements that were due to pay dividends in time are starting to bear fruit in 2017 already. Young Eritreans by heritage are embarking on great success stories in the international soccer arena. A 19 year old midfielder and play maker who was a member of the Swedish champion from last year … Read More

Cristiano Ronaldo subject to enormous £260million bid from Chinese club

Cristiano Ronaldo subject to enormous £260million bid from Chinese club An unnamed Chinese club has offered Real Madrid €300 million (£260 million) for Cristiano Ronaldo, according to the player’s agent. However, the bid has been rejected by the Spanish club, with the former Manchester United winger said to be content with life at the Bernabéu. … Read More

Eritrean Tesfom Okubamariam elected African cyclist of the year 2016

Eritrean Tesfom Okubamariam elected African cyclist of the year 2016 Published on Wednesday 21 December 2016 at 19:16| | Updated 21/12/2016 at 19:47 The jury chaired by Bernard Hinault, with Chris Froome as an honorary member this year, elected Eritrean Tesfom Okubamariam African cyclist of the year. While the South African of Lampre-Merida, Louis Meintjes … Read More