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MTN-Qhubeka/Team Dimension Data awarded WorldTour licence for 2016

Long anticipated, the UCI has confirmed that MTN-Qhubeka/Team Dimension Data will step up to WorldTour in 2016. The team was invited to s...

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...

Roger Hammond joins Team Dimension Data, new sponsor unveiled

As the countdown towards an expected WorldTour licence announcement continues, MTN-Qhubeka, which will race as Team Dimension Data from n...

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...

Aldag follows Cavendish and Renshaw in signing with Team Dimension Data

Continuing a relationship with Mark Cavendish that began at HTC Highroad, was briefly interrupted by the Briton’s year with Team Sky and ...

The Secret Pro: the best and worst of season 2015

A few weeks back the UCI had a gala dinner to hand out awards to riders that had achieved great things throughout the season. That prompt...

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...

Where it went wrong for Matt Goss: "The last two years haven’t been perfect"

Matt Goss is determined to strike early in 2016 and quickly repay the faith new team One Pro Cycling has showed in signing him on the bac...

How riders and team staff survived the extreme heat of the Abu Dhabi Tour

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (CT) – Extreme weather has again been in the cycling headlines over the past few days with the inaugural ...

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...

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...

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 2...

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 ridi...

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...

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 aim...

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 ...

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 Afric...

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...

Brammeier on recovery path after dramatic Utah impact: “I’m just happy to be in one piece”

Recovering from one of the most spectacular – and frightening looking – crashes of the year, Matt Brammeier is likely to be out of action...

A conversation with UCI President Brian Cookson: Tour de France, Froome, MTN-Qhubeka, night-time testing, motors and more

The recent Tour de France brought some great racing and also many talking points over the three weeks of action. As expected, battle was ...