CYCLINGSA MEMBERSHIP NOTICE

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We wish to inform CyclingSA members that a decision was made by the General Assembly for all members to belong to a club to obtain annual CyclingSA membership.

CYCLINGSA FOCUSES ON NEW ONLINE PLATFORMS TO DRIVE #GROWCYCLING STRATEGY

To celebrate 140 years of cycling in South Africa, Cycling South Africa has embarked on a digital transformation strategy that aims to connect, support, and educate cycling enthusiasts to grow and develop the sport.  Over the past months, CyclingSA has been working to create a new online presence that embraces the digital landscape and makes […]

CYCLINGSA PRESIDENT’S QUARTER 1 REPORT

SA Individual Time Trial Championships

Riders compete in the SA Individual Time Trial Championships near Swellendam in the Western Cape of South Africa on 19 March 2021. As the first quarterly report that CyclingSA has made available to our affiliate members and the broader community, I hope it provides insight into the current status and plans for CyclingSA. The report […]

LYNETTE BURGER HANDED A FOUR-YEAR BAN FOR VIOLATING ANTI-DOPING RULE

Lynette Burger road cyclist

CyclingSA confirms that Ms Lynette Burger, an elite national level cyclist, has been found guilty of intentionally violating an anti-doping rule by the South African Institute for Drug-Free Sport (SAIDS). SAIDS held the hearing on 16 March 2021, and Ms Burger had three weeks to appeal the panel’s decision prior to SAIDS releasing the findings. […]

HOW LEVEL 1 LOCKDOWN IMPACTS EVENTS AND COACHING

We are engaging with the Department of Sport, Art and Culture regarding mass participation events considering the following:  Cycling is a non-contact sport. Cycling is an outdoor activity with venues allowing for the circulation of non-contaminated air. Except for track cycling and BMX, participants do not remain static and move from one area to another […]

CYCLINGSA ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING AND QUADRENNIAL GENERAL MEETING

On Saturday, 20 February 2021, CyclingSA held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) followed by a Quadrennial General Meeting (QGM). Both meetings were a hybrid with several delegates, including the Executive Board physically present whilst the majority of the provincial, regional, associated members and commissions chaired on a virtual basis. We are pleased to report that […]

CONSULTANTS TO SECURE COMMERCIAL PARTNERSHIPS

Department: Commercial / Finance   Job Title: Commercial Development    Location: South Africa  Contract Type: Contracted   Start Date: To be negotiated   Reporting: Executive Board Salary: Negotiable commission base  Closing date: Monday, 30 November 2020   ABOUT CYCLINGSA CyclingSA is the national governing body of the sport of cycling in South Africa and is affiliated to the International Cycling […]

FROM THE DESK OF THE PRESIDENT – 200 DAYS IN OFFICE

Ciska Austin

It has been a busy couple of months for CyclingSA and I’m happy to update you on the progress we’ve made during this time. First on the list of priorities was to review the structure of Cycling SA as a National Federation to ensure we execute and implement the key deliverables effectively. STRATEGIC GOVERNANCE At […]

LEVEL 1 UPDATE – EFFECTIVE FROM 22 SEPTEMBER 2020

With the announcement of transition to Level 1, government has eased restrictions to increase the limit on gatherings which positively impacts cycling events. Whilst the majority of regulations under Level 2 and 3 remain in place until the Minster of the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture amends the last published gazette for sport. The […]

LEVEL 2 UPDATE

Following the announcement of Level 2 lockdown on Saturday 15 August 2020, government has now included provision for recreational sport. In terms of cycling, the introduction of Level 2 now allows recreational cyclists to attend events (with a temporary day license) and the opening up of all cycling disciplines. While recreational sport is permitted under […]

LEVEL 3 LOCKDOWN EVENTS FROM 1 SEPTEMBER – UPDATE

In our attempt to bring events back, it is absolutely key that organisers, entry portals, administrative companies and participants are fully aware of the conditions under which these events can operate. No blanket permission has been granted to host events under lockdown conditions. All events are subject to SASREA, COVID19 Risk Mitigation and provincial affiliate […]

CANCELLATION OF REMAINING 2020 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

CyclingSA’s Management Committee has taken the difficult decision to cancel all remaining National Championship events for 2020. With gatherings (including sport) limited to 50 people and the cross-provincial travel restrictions, CyclingSA has no option but to cancel these events, as we will not host National Championships where not all provinces and athletes are able to […]