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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.



  • Vuelta a Espana results: Wellens takes stage and climbers’ jersey on stage five
    Tim Wellens outdragged Guillaume Martin on the steep finishing ramp to win the 182.5km fifth stage of the Vuelta a Espana between Huesca and Sabinango today. The Belgian was able to get on the French climber’s wheel when the latter launched the sprint from a three-rider breakaway and he was easily able to come over […]
  • Vuelta a Espana results: Sam Bennet comes from behind to win stage four
    Deceuninck-Quick-Step’s Sam Bennett came from behind to claim the fourth stage of the Vuelta a Espana in a thrilling sprint finish in Ejea de los Caballeros today. With less than a hundred metres of the 191.7km stage to go, the Tour de France green jersey winner’s chances of winning the race’s first sprint stage seemed […]
  • Vuelta a Espana results: Dan Martin takes stage three in sprint
    Israel Start-Up Nation’s Dan Martin sprinted to victory atop the La a Laguna Negra de Vinuesa climb on stage three of the Vuelta a Espana today. The Irishman took stage honours after attacking 200m from the finish from a leading group of 12 riders, which included overall leader Primoz Roglic (Jumbo-Visma) and king of the […]
  • Freedom Challenge: Exhausted Alex Harris first rider to break 10 days
    Endurance athlete Alex Harris became the first cyclist to finish the Freedom Challenge in less than 10 days when he crossed the line early on Wednesday morning. The 49-year-old from Johannesburg completed the 2 140km race from Pietermaritzburg in KwaZulu-Natal to Wellington in the Western Cape at 4am after nine days and 22 hours. Having […]
  • Mr Hoopla’s legend to live on at Cape Town Cycle Tour
    Paul de Groot’s “everybody say hoopla” may not be heard any more by its originator, but his legacy will live on in the Cape Town Cycle Tour, says close friend Dave Bellairs. The 78-year-old De Groot passed away last week, resulting in a flood of tributes to the man who became known as Mr Hoopla. […]


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