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Tour de France 2020: Wrap

NTT Pro Cycling’s Max Walscheid was 10th concluding his debut Tour de France

The final stage of the 2020 Tour de France saw the traditional finish on the Champs-Élysées end with fireworks as Sam Bennett (DQT) claimed victory on the famous cobbled finale. NTT Pro Cycling’s (www.NTTProCycling.com) Max Walscheid was 10th concluding his debut Tour de France. Earlier on in the day, Team…

World Rugby
Source: World Rugby |

Rugby World Cup 2021: Former South Africa 15s international and current South Africa Women’s U20 head coach Laurian Johannes confirmed as Rugby World Cup 2021 coach interns

RWC 2021 Coaching Internship Programme is fully funded by World Rugby, as part of IOC international development grant

All nine Rugby World Cup 2021 qualified teams to avail of Coaching Internship Programme opportunity; Six RWC 2021 participating unions confirm coaching interns; Announcement marks one year to go until RWC 2021 with the tournament to be hosted for the first time in the southern hemisphere; Selected participants to be…

Source: European Investment Bank (EIB) |

Coronavirus: European Investment Bank (EIB) approves € 12.6 billion financing for transport, clean energy, urban development and COVID-19 resilience

Also backed investment in agriculture, water, housing, telecommunications and urban development across Europe, as well as in Africa, Asia and Latin America

€ 3.1 billion for COVID-19 public health and business financing; € 3.5 billion for private sector investment and working capital schemes; € 3 billon for clean energy and energy efficiency investment around the world; € 2 billion for Naples-Bari high speed train link largest loan in EIB history The European…

NTT Pro Cycling
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Tour de France Stage 16: Reaction

NTT Pro Cycling’s riders tried valiantly in a fast and furious opening 50km stretch to assist in forming the break

Stage 16 of the Tour de France saw Lennard Kamna (BOH) solo to an impressive victory after earlier playing an active role in forming the day’s breakaway that finally stuck. NTT Pro Cycling’s (https://NTTProCycling.com/) riders tried valiantly in a fast and furious opening 50km stretch to assist in forming the break…

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Tour de France Stage 15: Reaction

Gogl was heavily involved in forming the day’s eventual breakaway which was chipped away over the stage that featured three major climbs

NTT Pro Cycling’s (http://www.NTTProCycling.com) Michael Gogl had a day he won’t forget as he went on a courageous breakaway on stage 15 of the Tour de France that featured brutal climbs and rapid descents.  The Austrian was only reeled in on the slopes on the day’s final climb, the Grand…

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Tour de France Stage 14: Reaction

NTT Pro Cycling’s Michael Valgren rode strongly to finish in the maillot jaune group on a tough stage 14 of the Tour de France

Team Sunweb’s Soren Kragh Andersen broke away in the final stages to claim an impressive win in Lyon with Luka Mezgec second and Simone Consonni third. Valgren was 13th on the stage, skillfully navigating his way in a reduced group and a tricky finale into Lyon. Michael Valgren It was…

NTT Pro Cycling
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Tour de France Stage 13: Reaction

Stage 13 of the Tour de France, as expected, was one that saw the main contenders in the overall classification firmly stamp their mark on the race

The stage was won by Daniel Martinez (EF) with the BORA-hansgrohe duo of Lennard Kamna and Max Schachmann following him home. NTT Pro Cycling (www.NTTProCycling.com), with other objectives to come in the race in mind, looked to limit potential losses for the South African champion Ryan Gibbons who struggled with…

NTT Pro Cycling
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Tour de France Stage 12: Reaction

For NTT Pro Cycling Michael Gogl had a very strong day as he finished with the maillot jaune group in 16th position, just over 2 minutes behind the Swiss winner

Stage 12 of the Tour de France was won in impressive fashion by Marc Hirschi (SUN) as he soloed to the line in Sarran-Correze. For NTT Pro Cycling (http://www.NTTProCycling.com) Michael Gogl had a very strong day as he finished with the maillot jaune group in 16th position, just over 2 minutes behind…

Source: World Health Organization (WHO) |

Coronavirus Global Response: Access to COVID-19 Tools-Accelerator Facilitation Council holds inaugural meeting

The ACT-Accelerator is the proven, up-and-running, global collaboration accelerating the development, production, and equitable access to COVID-19 tests, treatments, and vaccines

United Nations Secretary General António Guterres appeals for a quantum leap in funding for the ACT-Accelerator, a global solution to get the world moving, working and prospering again -         H.E. Cyril Ramaphosa, President of South Africa, and H.E. Erna Solberg, Prime Minister of Norway, co-chair the ACT-Acceleration Facilitation Council -        …

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Tour de France Stage 11: Reaction

Caleb Ewan (LTS) took another stage victory ahead of Sam Bennett (DQT), who remains in the green jersey

Stage 11 of the Tour de France ended in the predicted bunch sprint in which the South African champion Ryan Gibbons finished in 10th place. Caleb Ewan (LTS) took another stage victory ahead of Sam Bennett (DQT), who remains in the green jersey. While Peter Sagan who had crossed the…