Source: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) |

IOM, UNHCR: Latest Mediterranean tragedy underscores need for search and rescue

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, are deeply saddened by the latest loss of life in the Central Mediterranean, after two boats capsized off Tunisia’s shores on Tuesday, 9 March. At least 39 people drowned in a shipwreck off Kerkennah island. One hundred thirty-four…

Team Qhubeka ASSOS
Source: Team Qhubeka ASSOS |

Team Qhubeka ASSOS deliver fantastic team performance at Strade Bianche

Mathieu Van der Poel (Alpecin-Fenix) won the 15th edition of Strade Bianche, taking a fine win ahead of Julien Alaphilippe (Deceuninck-Quickstep) and Egan Bernal (Ineos Grenadiers)

Team Qhubeka ASSOS (TeamQhubeka.com) lined up for the 184km Strade Bianche, which also included 63km of gravel roads, motivated and prepared for the challenge that lay ahead. Michael Gogl and Simon Clarke, our two protected riders of the day, were well looked after by their youthful teammates: Robert Power, Emil Vinjebo,…

Source: World Rugby |

Rugby’s greatest of the decade recognised at World Rugby Awards Special Edition

Special edition also featured rugby’s heroes of the pandemic

Richie McCaw and Jessy Trémoulière take home 15s Player of the Decade Awards; Portia Woodman and Jerry Tuwai win Sevens Player of the Decade categories; Jamie Heaslip and Portia Woodman tries voted as best of the decade; Two stellar 15s Teams of the Decade selected by the World Rugby Awards panel highlight the…

The European House Ambrosetti
Source: The European House Ambrosetti |

Kickstarting The Post Covid-19 Economic Recovery The Big Focus of The “Southern Africa Europe Ceo Dialogue” This Year

The Southern Africa Europe CEO Dialogue will look at how Europe and Italy can team up with Africa for sustainable development in light of the devastating impact of the global pandemic

As the world has ground to a standstill this year, it is more important than ever to rebuild devastated economies. Download Save the date: https://bit.ly/3pZii5I Rather than being cancelled altogether, the “Southern Africa Europe CEO Dialogue” goes online this year and will be hosted from Johannesburg in digital format on Thursday…

Italia Africa Business Week (IABW)
Source: Italia Africa Business Week (IABW) |

Italy presents itself to Africa!

Next November 9th will open the "doors" of the fourth edition of Italia Africa Business Week IABW

Next November 9th will open the "doors" of the fourth edition of Italia Africa Business Week IABW (www.IABW.eu). Starting at 10:00 a.m., online, hundreds of entrepreneurs, professionals, opinion leaders but also ministers and diplomats will gather for IABW 2020, the first and most important Italian-African business forum now at its…

NTT Pro Cycling
Source: NTT Pro Cycling |

Giro d'Italia: NTT Pro Cycling 6th overall ahead of final stage

NTT Pro Cycling retained 6th place on the team classification of the 103rd Giro d’Italia following a strong performance on stage 20 that was sadly thwarted in the finale due to some bad luck

Our team executed the pre-race strategy perfectly in having Amanuel Ghebreigzabhier and Matteo Sobrero in the breakaway, who would play crucial roles later on as the competition for the general classification ignited and they were reeled in. Domenico Pozzovivo and Ben O’Connor both sat fairly comfortably in the maglia rosa…

NTT Pro Cycling
Source: NTT Pro Cycling |

Giro d'Italia: Campenaerts takes excellent 2nd on abbreviated stage 19

Upon the restart in Abbiategrasso, Campenaerts seized the initiative and quickly managed to find himself in a breakaway that would eventually swell to 14-men

NTT Pro Cycling’s (http://www.NTTProCycling.com) Victor Campenaerts took an impressive second place on stage 19 of the Giro d’Italia that finished in Asti, the team’s seventh top-10 finish of the race. On a day that saw the stage first neutralised and then restarted at 125km to go, due to inclement weather,…

NTT Pro Cycling
Source: NTT Pro Cycling |

NTT Pro Cycling's O'Connor storms to sensational Giro d'Italia victory

With 8km to go O’Connor took control of the race and soloed to an incredible victory, raising his arms aloft, sparking wild and emotional celebrations at the finish line

NTT Pro Cycling’s (http://www.NTTProCycling.com) Ben O’Connor stormed to a sensational debut Grand Tour stage win claiming victory on stage 17 of the Giro d’Italia. In the process, O’Connor scored NTT Pro Cycling’s first stage win at a grand tour since 2018, in emotional scenes at Madonna di Campiglio. The 24-year-old…

NTT Pro Cycling
Source: NTT Pro Cycling |

Giro d'Italia stage 16: O'Connor fights for 2nd as Pozzovivo stays top-10 overall

The results sees Pozzovivo remains 8th on the overall standings, just inside 4 minutes behind the race leader, Almeida

NTT Pro Cycling’s (http://www.NTTProCycling.com) Ben O’Connor came agonisingly close to scoring his first stage victory in a Grand Tour, as he finished second in San Daniele de Friuli on stage 16 of the Giro d’Italia. The 24-year-old Australian was part of the 28-man breakaway that was allowed a long leash…

NTT Pro Cycling
Source: NTT Pro Cycling |

Giro d'Italia: Pozzovivo epitomises NTT Pro Cycling's fight for its future

Pozzovivo, following the completion of the opening two weeks of the Giro d’Italia is currently eighth on the general classification, 3’50” behind race leader Joao Almeida

“Now I’m already thinking that my career cannot end like this. I will come back. You will see that I will make it.” This is the quote that NTT Pro Cycling’s (NTTProCycling.com) Domenico Pozzovivo gave shortly after the serious crash he had while training in August 2019. It was a crash…