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The 2019 UCI MTB World Cup dates and venues have been released. Read on for all the news on an extra round of competition for the downhillers, as well as a new venue.



  • Amashova rider dies of heart attack
    A 52-year-old male cyclist died after going into cardiac arrest while competing in the Amashova Durban Classic near Hillcrest today. The rider’s tragic death was reported on the event’s social media pages. It was confirmed by the race’s medical partners ER24 EMS. Following the rider’s collapse, bystanders initiated CPR. This was continued by paramedics on […]
  • Carla Oberholzer seals hat-trick of Amashova titles
    Carla Oberholzer overcame adversity to claim her third win in a row at the Amashova Durban Classic today. After suffering two fractures this year, the 32-year-old was not sure what to expect heading into the race and said any good result would be a bonus. “I’m super grateful after winning today,” said the Demacon rider. […]
  • Eddy Merckx leaves hospital five days after crash
    Cycling legend Eddy Merckx has left the hospital five days after being admitted to intensive care following a fall during a bike ride last week Sunday. He is now resting and recovering at home, according to a report on sporza. The 74-year-old Belgium sustained a major head injury due to his crash and was rushed […]
  • Mauritius 100km Cycle Tour results: Matthew How Saw Keng wins
    Matthew How Saw Keng won the men’s feature race at the Mauritius 100km Cycle Tour today. Dylan Redy crossed the line one second later, with Alexandre Mayer on his heels. Olivia Barrell claimed victory in the women’s event, while Trina Roth and Laurence Le Run placed second and third respectively. The 65km races were won […]
  • The U MTB Stage Race – stage two results: Timothy Hammond claims solo title
    Timothy Hammond claimed the solo men’s title at The U MTB Stage Race in Piketberg, Western Cape, today. Hammond, who won the prologue as well as stage one and two, beat Oli Munnik and Robert Sim into second and third. Michelle Lombardi claimed victory in the solo women’s event ahead of Tanya Rabie and Lizl […]


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