NTT Pro Cycling
Source: NTT Pro Cycling |

Il Lombardia monument awaits for NTT Pro Cycling

The parcour of this year's edition will be a slightly shorter 231km, but no less challenging, as all the famous climbs of Il Lombardia will feature once again

NTT Pro Cycling (www.NTTProCycling.com) will line up for the second cycling monument of the season in as many weeks, when the UCI World Tour peloton takes on Il Lombardia in Italy tomorrow. 'The race of the falling leaves' comes slightly earlier this year, due to Covid-19 causing a reshuffling of…

Source: World Rugby |

World Rugby announces joint men’s and women’s Rugby World Cup host selection process

Approach supports key objectives of World Rugby's Women in Rugby Plan

For the first time two men’s and women’s RWCs will be awarded at the same time; Integrated process enables a strategic roadmap for hosting of showcase 15s events; Collaborative process aims to identify and develop partnerships that will optimise host nation and World Rugby delivery, financial and legacy objectives; Joint…

Source: South African Rugby Union |

Blitzboks regroup with an eye on the Olympics

Powell said the Tokyo Games, penciled in from 23 July to 8 August, 2021, remains an important date in the team’s calendar

The Springbok Sevens squad regrouped in Stellenbosch this week after their season was interrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, and according to coach Neil Powell, they have placed the Tokyo Olympics as their ultimate goal. Powell said the Tokyo Games, penciled in from 23 July to 8 August, 2021, remains an…

Kenya Rugby Union (KRU)
Source: Kenya Rugby Union (KRU) |

Kenya Rugby Union (KRU), Anti-Doping Agency of Kenya (ADAK) Partner to conduct Anti-Doping Education Sessions

The first session takes place on Friday 14th August

The Kenya Rugby Union (https://www.KRU.co.ke/) has partnered with the Anti-Doping Agency of Kenya (ADAK) to sensitize its affiliates on anti-doping through a series of webinars slated for 14th and 21st August respectively. The first session takes place on Friday 14th August and will feature presentations around the entire anti-doping program, doping control process,…

Pulse Africa
Source: Pulse Africa |

Business Insider Africa now a standalone site with expanded coverage across Africa

Media partners behind newly rebranded outlet are NY-based Business Insider and Africa’s Pulse media group

Business Insider Africa is re-launching as a freestanding news outlet in partnership with Pulse (https://Pulse.Africa/), the innovative African media group. As a standalone site with its own brand identity, Business Insider Africa now has extended business news coverage from across the continent as well as from around the globe. The…

NTT Pro Cycling
Source: NTT Pro Cycling |

NTT Pro Cycling set for “Tough” Dauphiné

A shorter version of this event has been planned by the organisers this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic

NTT Pro Cycling (http://www.NTTProCycling.com) has announced its team for the Critérium du Dauphiné for what’s expected to be an intriguing race in the final build-up to the Tour de France. A shorter version of this event has been planned by the organisers this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and…

NTT Pro Cycling
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NTT Pro Cycling Sprinter Giacomo Nizzolo Looks to the Future After Superb 5th at Milano-Sanremo

This performance was the result of months of meticulous planning for the event and also follows what has been so far a very strong 2020 for the Italian

NTT Pro Cycling (https://NTTProcycling.com/) sprinter Giacomo Nizzolo says that his excellent 5th place finish at Milano-Sanremo has given him the belief that he can challenge for even greater honours at the race in the future. Nizzolo was the first Italian rider home in the unique 2020 edition of La Classicissima, narrowly missing out…

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Source: National Basketball Association (NBA) |

NBA names Victor Williams CEO of NBA Africa

New Role Will Oversee League’s Business and Basketball Development Initiatives Across the Continent

The National Basketball Association (NBA) (www.NBA.com) today named Victor Williams CEO of NBA Africa, effective Aug. 17, 2020, it was announced by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver. Williams, an accomplished investment banking executive with extensive experience growing businesses across the U.S. and Africa, will be based in the league’s Johannesburg office…

Source: South African Rugby Union |

Booi encourages her team-mates as South Africa (SA) celebrates Women's Day

The 2021 extravaganza – which will run from 18 September to 16 October in New Zealand – will mark the Springbok Women’s fourth Rugby World Cup appearance

As South Africans celebrate Women’s Day today, Springbok Women’s captain Nolusindiso Booi used the occasion to encourage her team-mates to remain positive and keep working hard with an eye on the 2021 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand. The Springbok Women had an exciting 2020 season lined up, with the…

Kenya Rugby Union (KRU)
Source: Kenya Rugby Union (KRU) |

Rugby, Books & Entrepreneurship

National team players Celestine Masinde and Jacob Ojee share their experiences about rugby,books and entrepreneurship tonight at 7.00pm. Celestine Masinde plays her club rugby for Stanbic Mwamba and is a member of the Kenya Women's national team and an Olympian, having represented Kenya as part of the Kenya Lionesses squad…