Women’s Cycling

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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She Moves the Game Spotlight: Interview with Kimberly Coats

April 17, 2024

Welcome to Redtorch’s She Moves The Game Spotlight Series, where we shine the light on the incredible women working in sport (find out more here). Kimberly Coats, 2022 BikeBiz Woman of the Year and one of the 2023 50 Most Influential Americans in…

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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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Sierra Leone Cyclists Training in Benin

November 17, 2023

Roxanne Hargreaves is Head of Development for Sierra Leonean Cycling. She shared her impressions from a recent training camp in Benin, to which two Sierra Leonean talents were invited. The sun beats down on the road outside Porto Novo. Five…

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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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Tour de Lunsar Women

Tour de Lunsar Women’s Race

April 27, 2023

The 2023 Science in Sport Tour de Lunsar got underway today with the women’s and junior races. Each race followed the same criterium style route around Lunsar and then out and back to nearby Rogberi Junction, a parcours that promised…

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TAR Sponsoring Women’s Jersey at SiS Tour de Lunsar

March 14, 2023

13.3.2023: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Team Africa Rising steps up its support of the SiS Tour de Lunsar and women’s cycling in west Africa with blue jersey sponsorship.  Lunsar Cycling Team is pleased to announce that Team Africa Rising will sponsor…

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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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ACCC

African Continental Road Championships 2023

February 17, 2023

Please find below a list of all the gold medal winners (African Champions) at this year’s African Continental Championships, hosted by the Ghanaian Cycling Federation from 8-17 February. In terms of gold medals, Team Algeria simply dominated the event, taking…

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