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Clarke, Claeys and Frankiny to boost Team Qhubeka ASSOS

A trio of top signings have been announced to ride for Africa's only Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI)-registered WorldTour outfit, Team Qhubeka ASSOS, as the team continues to build an exciting roster for 2021

Australia’s Simon Clarke will bring excellent leadership and boost the performance goals in our team for the coming season. The 34-year-old Australian has an impressive palmares, mixing excellent ability as a road captain while also able to challenge for his own opportunities for success. The double Vuelta a Espana stage-winner,…

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Crossing the bridge: Felix Oloo’s transition from playing to coaching

Oloo played his last game for Nakuru RFC in 2017, putting an end to an illustrious 15-year playing career

Life after active playing can be very challenging. Too many options to choose from. One can decide to trade the shorts and boots for suits and enter the management game or grab the whistle and officiate. Many times, however, the odds lean heavily on coaching. Kenya Lioness Coach Felix Oloo…

NTT Pro Cycling
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Team Qhubeka ASSOS "thrilled" to secure European Champion

Team Qhubeka ASSOS is delighted to announce that Giacomo Nizzolo, the current European and Italian champion, will race for the team in 2021

His signing is a major coup and follows on from the announcement last week of the team’s continuation into 2021 with its stated ambition as a high-performance, purpose-led team together with ASSOS of Switzerland; and all in the support of the Qhubeka Charity (Qhubeka.org). The in-demand Italian, who together with…

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Rugby Africa Boosts Women’s Leadership Development with Women’s Executive Leadership Scholarship Programme

Women’s Rugby in Africa gets a boost from World Rugby Scholarship

Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com) continues to boost women’s involvement in the game, including leadership, and is calling on all talented women with the potential to become leaders in rugby to submit their applications for the 2021 Women’s Executive Leadership Scholarships. This amazing opportunity qualifies two women from Africa to join the…

NTT Pro Cycling
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Team Qhubeka ASSOS – “A Dream Come True”

We love the mission, the people and the challenge that comes with it

Douglas Ryder, the South African founder of NTT Pro Cycling (www.NTTProCycling.com), is thrilled to announce the next step in our team’s incredible journey, which sees us moving forward in partnership with the leader in performance cycling apparel, ASSOS of Switzerland, to create Team Qhubeka ASSOS. Since founding the team, Ryder’s ultimate…

Rugby Africa
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A Big Day for African Rugby – Cameroon and Burkina Faso Rugby Become Full Members of World Rugby

As at May 2020, World Rugby has 102 member unions and 18 associate member unions

Rugby Africa (http://www.RugbyAfrique.com) is delighted to announce that following a World Rugby Council meeting on 18 November 2020, another two African Rugby Unions join World Rugby. Burkina Faso Rugby Union has become a full member and Cameroon Rugby Union has been re-instated as a full member. Rugby Africa President Khaled…

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NBA announces Structure and Format for 2020-21 Season

Regular-Season Schedule to be released in two segments

Play-In Tournament to Determine Teams That Fill; Seventh and Eighth Playoff Seeds in Each Conference; Regular-Season Schedule to Be Released in Two Segments The NBA (www.NBA.com) today announced the structure and format for the 2020-21 season, which will include a Play-In Tournament to determine the teams that will fill the…

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NBA Draft 2020 Presented by State Farm®: By the Numbers

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and Deputy Commissioner and Chief Operating Officer Mark Tatum will appear in studio at ESPN to announce the selections

NBA (http://www.NBA.com) Draft 2020 presented by State Farm® will be held virtually on Thursday, Nov. 19 at 3 a.m. CAT at ESPN’s studios in Bristol, Connecticut, airing live on ESPN, ESPN Radio and the ESPN App.  NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and Deputy Commissioner and Chief Operating Officer Mark Tatum will…

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Magic Sign Rookie Chuma Okeke

Okeke (6’8”, 230, 8/18/98) was selected in the first round (16th overall) of the 2019 NBA Draft

The Orlando Magic have signed rookie forward Chuma Okeke (CHOO-muh oh-KEE-kee), President of Basketball Operations Jeff Weltman announced today. Per team policy, terms of the deal are not disclosed. “We are thrilled to welcome Chuma (Okeke) to the team,” said Weltman. “He’s demonstrated all of the characteristics that we had…

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Two-Time NBA All-Star Victor Oladipo and NBA Champion Festus Ezeli Headline First Virtual ‘Power Forward Huddle’

ExxonMobil Foundation, the NBA and Africare Donate Masks, Sanitizers and Handwashing Stations to 30 ‘Power Forward’ Schools in Abuja

ExxonMobil Foundation, the National Basketball Association (NBA) (www.NBA.com) and Africare, a leading non-governmental organization (NGO) committed to addressing African development and policy issues, announced today that two-time NBA All-Star Victor Oladipo and 2015 NBA Champion Festus Ezeli will headline the first virtual ‘Power Forward Huddle’ on Thursday, Nov. 19.  The…