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How Mark Cavendish got his Tour de France mojo back

He won’t dispute stage win number five in Paris, but Mark Cavendish’s 2016 Tour campaign was nevertheless a blazing success. How did a ri...

Mission accomplished: Cavendish completes long campaign to grab Tour yellow

CARENTAN, France (CT) – Good things come to those who wait. Mark Cavendish has been a professional for the past decade, has ridden nine T...

Despite Olympic selection, Dimension Data wants Cavendish to complete Tour

Previous indications from British Cycling that Mark Cavendish might not complete the Tour de France because of his ambition of riding the...

Dimension Data 'blown away' by support for Keagan Girdlestone

Team Dimension Data Principal Douglas Ryder has spoken of his and the team’s appreciation for the messages Keagan Girdelstone has receive...

Ryder on Meyer leaving Dimension Data: ‘It’s sad for all of us’

Responding to the announcement that Cameron Meyer is leaving Team Dimension Data after just over six months, Team Principal Douglas Ryder...

Van Zyl: Team Dimension Data to set up development programme in Italy, splits with World Cycling Centre Africa

Facing a drop in funding for 2016 after Team MTN-Qhubeka/Dimension Data opted not to continue its partnership, the World Cycling Centre A...

Dimension Data gets its date in front of UCI Licence Commission; Cookson feels team is logical choice for WorldTour place

The team has already made clear that it is ready and willing to step up to the WorldTour level if it is asked. Now, nearing the end of th...

Dimension Data is dropping Qhubeka from title sponsor, but for good reason...

The team has been known as MTN-Qhubeka for several seasons, with the charity that provides bicycles to underprivileged African children r...

Ryder: Meintjes leaving MTN-Qhubeka is like a gaping wound

He and others involved in the management of the MTN-Qhubeka team are currently working hard towards the 2016 season, a time when the squa...

Ryder: Team Dimension Data is physically and financially ready to go WorldTour

His team’s name was missing this week from the list of those applying for WorldTour licences, but its fans need fear not; MTN-Qhubeka, so...

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 t...

Douglas Ryder on MTN-Qhubeka’s future: Sponsorship talks are ongoing, the team is secure

He sounded somewhat blindsided by the news that MTN had decided that it wouldn’t continue with the team next season, not least because th...

Douglas Ryder: Team MTN-Qhubeka wants to win a stage and hold a leader’s jersey in first Tour de France

UTRECHT, The Netherlands (CT) – It was, almost certainly, the biggest day in the history of Team MTN-Qhubeka. Saturday’s opening stage of...

MTN-Qhubeka Principal: We will chase stages and jerseys in first Tour

Left both shocked and psyched by MTN-Qhubeka’s historic invite to its first Tour de France on Wednesday, Team Principal Doug Ryder has sa...