Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Diego Rosa wins Milano-Turino; Jens Debusschere claims opening road stage of the Tour de l’Eurometropole; Froome eyeing off Tour de France/Olympic races treble in 2016; Simon Gerrans – Looking to Giro di Lombardia and putting season behind him; 2016 Giro d’Italia route revealed five days […]


Six African riders renew with MTN-Qhubeka/Team Dimension Data, Bos and Brammeier remain on board

Following announcements Tuesday and Wednesday that saw the addition of Mark Cavendish, Mark Renshaw, Bernhard Eisel, Nathan Haas and Omar Fraile to the team plus the retention of several others, MTN Qhubeka has announced a third wave of contract news. The team, which will race as Team Dimension Data in 2016, is retaining six more […]


Haas and Fraile join Team Dimension Data, add to strong lineup for 2016

Australian rider Nathan Haas and the Spaniard Omar Fraile are the two latest signings to the MTN-Qhubeka/Team Dimension Data lineup for 2016, joining Mark Cavendish, Mark Renshaw and Bernhard Eisel in coming on board. Haas has been racing with the Cannondale-Garmin team for the past four seasons, winning the Japan Cup twice, clocking up other […]


Bernhard Eisel: “If I stay at Team Sky I’ll have a lot of free time”

Bernhard Eisel had no other offer on the table when he turned down a two-year extension from powerhouse Team Sky for the prospect of riding alongside old sparring partner Mark Cavendish from 2016. The Austrian penned a three-year contract with MTN-Qhubeka on Friday, which was confirmed by the team yesterday along with the signatures of […]


Kelly: A change of scene might be just what Cavendish needs

Responding to the announcement Tuesday that Mark Cavendish will compete with the Team Dimension Data squad from 2016, Sean Kelly has said that the move could potentially reinvigorate the Briton’s career. While time will ultimately prove how successful the move will be, Kelly said that if things had stagnated with Etixx – Quick-Step then exiting […]

Cavendish ‘super excited’ to join Team Dimension Data, Renshaw and Eisel also confirmed

The long-rumoured transfer of Mark Cavendish to the MTN-Qhubeka/Team Dimension Data setup has been confirmed Tuesday, with the Briton aiming to add to his 26 Tour stage wins with the squad. “I’m super excited about becoming a part of the Team for 2016. It is a team that I have watched closely as it has […]

Report: Cavendish, Renshaw and Eisel to sign contract with MTN-Qhubeka on Tuesday

Last week it was the announcement that Dimension Data would sponsor the MTN-Qhubeka team in 2016. On Monday, the African squad confirmed that the company Deloitte would come on board as what it termed a gold sponsor. The two will, according to Sky Sports, give the team a financial level that will see it sign […]


Dimension Data confirmed as new title sponsor of Team MTN-Qhubeka

As anticipated in recent weeks, Dimension Data has been unveiled as the new title sponsor of the MTN Qhubeka team and will back the African team as it aims to step up to the next level. The team rode its first Tour de France this year and achieved considerable success, with Steve Cummings wining stage […]


Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: D’Hoore takes stage one of Boels Rentals Ladies Tour; Rogers awarded 2004 Olympic bronze medal; Cavendish move to MTN-Qhubeka would require Briton to bring sponsor; Dumoulin still can’t believe Vuelta performance, Degenkolb says sensations are good before world championships; Quintana: I’m tired after the Tour but I […]


How the World Cycling Centre Africa has helped develop MTN-Qhubeka’s talent, and what the future holds

It’s been a stunning year for African cycling in many ways. MTN Qhubeka received a wildcard early on for its first Tour de France, then the team picked up a range of victories including overall wins in the Tour de Langkawi and the Settimana Coppi e Bartali. It went on to have a very successful […]