TAR Blog Post

Biniam Girmay Sprints into the History Books

July 2, 2024

Biniam Girmay, a world class cyclist from Eritrea, became the first Black African to win a stage at the Tour de France. Today was the day. History was written. After 15 years of dogged determination, a commitment to African cycling…

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TDF 2024

Tour de France 2024: Live Blog

June 28, 2024

Hello everyone, we are at the Tour de France again this year, to bring you breaking news and live content* on the progress of the three African riders, and exclusive content with many other figures in pro cycling around African…

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Live Blog: Trhas Teklehaimanot Tesfay

June 27, 2024

Welcome to our live blog to chart the progress of the #TeamTrhas project in London (England), on which we are working with the West London Welcome refugee center, and many of our friends and contacts in the cycling industry: 2…

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Qhubeka Bicycles

Organisers of the 2024 Tour de France and TdF Femmes confirm continued support of Africa’s Qhubeka Charity!

June 17, 2024

BREAKING NEWS: Amaury Sport Organisation (A.S.O.) – the organisers of the world-famous Tour de France and Tour de France Femmes avec Zwift races, have announced today the extension of their long-term partnership with Qhubeka Charity for both events in 2024.…

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Africa Rider UCI Rankings – Quick Review (10 May, 2024)

May 10, 2024

Africa Rider UCI Rankings – Quick Review

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It Takes a Village

January 9, 2024

Most of you who follow African cycling and the challenges and obstacles we face on the continent will not be surprised by the following story. What you may not fully understand and appreciate is the deep love for the sport.…

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What African Cyclists Need

August 15, 2023

I have been working in African cycling since 2009. I started in Rwanda, forming the National Cycling Team of Rwanda with my partner. Jock Boyer had been on the ground since 2007. I clearly remember asking him early on why…

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WCC Team

Road To The Worlds: Inside the UCI World Cycling Centre Development Programme

August 9, 2023

If you are not familiar with the World Cycling Centre (WCC), it is an elite coaching and training centre in Aigle (Switzerland). It also houses the headquarters of the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI). The WCC opened in 2002 and welcomes…

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Malawian Cyclist supported by local Scottish bicycle shop for Glasgow Worlds

August 4, 2023

Malawian cyclist, Macpherson Mbeya, will be the solo Malawian athlete taking part in the UCI 2023 Cycling World Championships, being held across Scotland (UK) from the 3rd to 13th August. Macpherson, who works as a clinical officer in Mzimba, will…

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The Remarkable Journey of Eyeru

March 8, 2023

September 19, 2021 – Facebook message with Eyeru Eyeru and Team Africa Rising have been intertwined since Eyeru was a teenager in Ethiopia. During one of our visits to Ethiopia in 2014/15, this young woman burst onto our radar as…

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