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Sprinters to have one final classics opportunity at Scheldeprijs

Tomorrow Team Qhubeka ASSOS will lineup for the UCI 1.Pro Scheldeprijs, finishing in Schoten, Belgium

Scheldeprijs has traditionally been the mid-week Belgian Classic, splitting the two monuments, Ronde van Vlaanderen and Paris-Roubaix. This year, with Paris-Roubaix being postponed, Scheldeprijs will close out the Spring Cobble Classics season for many riders. Team Qhubeka ASSOS (TeamQhubeka.com), has this year enjoyed its most successful Belgian Cobble Classics campaign, and…

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Team Qhubeka ASSOS highly motivated ahead of Gent-Wevelgem

It will be the 83rd edition of the event, covering 254km across the famous fields in West Flanders

Team Qhubeka ASSOS (TeamQhubeka.com) will be taking on Gent-Wevelgem, the Belgian UCI World Tour classic, this Sunday. It will be the 83rd edition of the event, covering 254km across the famous fields in West Flanders. Gent-Wevelgem, traditionally seen as a classic for the sprinters despite a tougher parcour in recent…

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Team Qhubeka name lineup for Brugge-De Panne

Lasse Norman Hansen will be set to play an important role in Team Qhubeka ASSOS’ ambitions at Classic Brugge-De Panne on Wednesday

The Dane, whose road racing abilities are mirrored by his starring role on the track, forms a vital part of the engine-room that will be looking to deliver the likes of European and Italian champion Giacomo Nizzolo, Germany’s Max Walscheid and leadout man Matteo Pelucchi in to the final stages…

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Homecoming for Campenaerts at Belgium's "Opening Weekend"

Campenaerts and Claeys set to compete in Sunday’s Kuurne-Bruxelles-Kuurne (199.2km)

Victor Campenaerts, Dimitri Claeys and Sander Armée will lead the local charge for Team Qhubeka ASSOS (www.TeamQhubeka.com) for cycling’s iconic “Opening Weekend” of racing in Belgium. The trio will be taking to their home roads on Saturday for Omloop Het Nieuwsblad (200.6km), with Campenaerts and Claeys then also set to…

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APO Group brings together the largest and most influential panel of judges ever assembled for a journalism prize in Africa

The judging panel for the APO Group African Woman in Media Award consists of 100 luminaries, with global icons such as Naomi Campbell joined by executives at diverse organizations like Microsoft, Harley-Davidson and FIFA

APO Group (www.APO-opa.com), the leading pan-African communications and business consultancy, is delighted to announce the jury for the prestigious APO Group African Women in Media Award 2020 (http://bit.ly/APOaward). The Award recognizes, celebrates and empowers African women in the media who support female entrepreneurship throughout the continent.    This is the largest and most influential panel of judges ever assembled…

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NTT Pro Cycling is excited to line-up for the UCI 1.Pro Scheldeprijs

Our roster sees one change from Gent-Wevelgem, with Jay Thomson replacing Michael Valgren

NTT Pro Cycling (www.NTTProCycling.com) is excited to line-up for the UCI 1.Pro Scheldeprijs tomorrow, as the classics season continues in Belgium. Our roster sees one change from Gent-Wevelgem, with Jay Thomson replacing Michael Valgren. Thomson’s diesel engine will add good support to the team built around our sprinter Max Walscheid…

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‘Staggering’ rise in climate emergencies in last 20 years, new disaster research shows

There were 7,348 recorded disaster events worldwide, during the last two decades

The first 20 years of this century have seen a “staggering” rise in climate disasters, UN researchers said on Monday, while also maintaining that “almost all nations” have failed to prevent a “wave of death and illness” caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. In an urgent call for countries to prepare better for all catastrophic events – from earthquakes and tsunamis to biological threats such as the…

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NTT Pro Cycling confirm the seven riders that will take to the start for Gent-Wevelgem

NTT Pro Cycling is pleased to confirm the seven riders that will take to the start for Gent-Wevelgem and will also see a return to race attendance for our Head DS, Lars Michaelsen

A very experienced group consisting of Edvald Boasson Hagen, Michael Valgren, Reinardt Janse van Rensburg and Michael Gogl will all play crucial roles on a day in which the Kemmelberg will once again be key feature. German sprinter Max Walscheid will be looking to continue what he considers to be…

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World leaders, celebrities to join WHO’s Big Event for Mental Health on 10 October

Close to 1 billion people are living with a mental disorder, 3 million people die every year from the harmful use of alcohol and one person dies every 40 seconds by suicide

On 10 October, World Mental Health Day, world leaders and internationally-recognized celebrities and mental health advocates will come together for the World Health Organization’s Big Event for Mental Health. WHO’s first-ever online advocacy event for mental health will focus on the urgent need to address the world’s chronic under-investment in mental health  ̶  a problem…

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Giro d’Italia: Lineup

NTT Pro Cycling is delighted to announce our very exciting lineup for the 103rd Giro d’Italia which commences in Palermo on Saturday, 3 October and finishes in Milan on the 25th of October

Three individual time trials are a feature of this year's race and with the maglia rosa on the line in the opening stage, our Belgian TT specialist Victor Campenaerts will be our headline act. The race features three opportunities in his favoured discipline including stage 14 and the final stage…