Qhubeka bicycles and partnerships transforming communities in Giyani

Qhubeka bicycles and partnerships transforming communities in Giyani

Giyani, in South Africa’s Limpopo province, is the site of one of Qhubeka’s largest learn-to-earn bicycle programmes, implemented by World Vision South Africa. Today marked the third distribution in the space of a month that Qhubeka has distributed 350 new bicycles into schools in the region, bringing the total for the last month to 1 050 bicycles.

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SAIDS probe nets three for doping violations

SAIDS probe nets three for doping violations

A year-long investigation and tip-offs from whistle-blowers have resulted in bans for three cyclists in the past 18 months, says the South African Institute for Drug-Free Sport (SAIDS). The organisation’s CEO Khalid Galant revealed that the convictions arose from “phase one of an investigation being undertaken in collaboration with the Department of Priority Crimes and Investigations (the Hawks)”.  The investigation would “continue to look at athletes, medical doctors, coaches and trainers and whether they have a role in a doping supply network”.

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Development wheels keep turning in KZN

Development wheels keep turning in KZN

The KwaZulu-Natal Cycling development programme has been running well and it has been full of cycling activities over the past few weeks. Providing the cyclists the opportunity to experience the diversity of cycling, track cycling is identifying some young and fresh talent on the oval. This Track High Performance (HP) Group attended local racing events like the KZN Grand Prix and Interprovincial, which are instrumental in preparing them for the demands of racing and ultimately for 2018 National Track Championships in December.

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