Articles tagged 'cycling'

Cycling champ who owns no bike 16 July 2017 HARARE - If yo love something and you are good at it, fight. One way or another, someone is going to come along and find you. That has been the difference for Nkulumo “Nkust” Dube whose stars aligned as a 21-year-old before hard work and determination saw him rise to become Zimbabwe’s road ...
Davidson finishes 12th in Egypt 20 February 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe's female cyclist Skye Davidson held her own to finish 12th in the elite women Individual Time Trial (ITT) at the 2017 African Continental Championships in Luxor, Egypt. The 19-year-old was only female rider representing the country at the annual event. [GoogleAd] Davids...
Zim cyclists shine in Lesotho 5 April 2016 HARARE - Zimbabwe's top mountain bikers held their own during the Africa Continental Championships held in Lesotho at the Afriski Resort. The week of racing took place from March 29 to April 3, with the country’s mountain bikers shrugging off stiff competition to leave a mark at the Confederat...
Women cyclists in promising elite debut 29 February 2016 HARARE - Cycling Zimbabwe women representatives made a promising elite championship debut after Helen Mitchell and Skye Davidson placed eighth and 11th in the Africa Championships in Casablanca,  Morocco last Thursday. Both Mitchell and Davidson earlier took part in the individual time trial r...
Zim cyclists gun for Olympics 17 February 2016 HARARE - Zimbabwean top female cyclists Skye Davidson and Stacy Hyslop are now in line to claim crucial Olympic qualifying points at the African Continental Championships in Casablanca, Morocco next week.  The duo warmed up to the championships in style by finishing among the top five riders d...
Cyclist Martin prepares for Cairo2Cape challenge 3 September 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe road cyclist Dave Martin is struggling for fitness and sharpness ahead of the gruelling Cairo2Cape race which starts in Egypt and ends in Cape Town, next month. Martin, who is also the president of the Zimbabwe Road Cycling Association, has predicted a tough challenge in Egyp...
Zim Cycling, HCC clash 1 July 2015 HARARE - Disgruntled  Harare Cycling Club (HCC) have accused Cycling Zimbabwe (CZ) of unfair treatment of their rider Bright Chipongo. The United-States-based rider was omitted from Zimbabwe’s squad for the 2015 African Games to be held in Congo-Brazzaville in September despite dominating his ...
Zim Cycling in turmoil 1 July 2015 HARARE - Andrew Donaldson, Cycling Zimbabwe (CZ) president, is in the eye of a storm after saying the cycling team for the 2015 African Games was selected by the Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC). Donaldson on June 15 circulated a notification letter indicating that a four-member cycling ...
Missing African Games hurts Chipongo 29 June 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe's top cyclist, Bright Chipongo is disappointed to miss out on the African Games for the second time in a row. Chipongo is currently racing in the United States after receiving a Category One (Cat 1) licence and is now part of the California-based Team Mike’s Bikes. The Har...
Chipongo makes strides in US 21 May 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe national cycling champion Bright Chipongo is currently racing in the United States of America under Team Mike’s Bikes in San Francisco, California. The Harare Cycling Club rider was issued with a Category One (Cat 1) racing licence becoming only one of the few if not the firs...
Cycling Queen hails Zim juniors 18 February 2015 HARARE - Veteran  cyclist Linda Davidson has heaped praise on the Zimbabwe Junior Cycling team for a stunning performance at the Confederation of African Cycling (Cac) Road Championships in South Africa last week. Davidson, one of the most decorated riders to emerge from the country, was Zimba...
Zim junior cyclists in stern test 10 February 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe junior cyclists face a daunting task to leave a mark at the Confederation of African Cycling (Cac) Road Championships that will host 30 African nations in Pietermaritzburg and Wartburg this week. The event carries the significance of Olympic qualification points with the top ...
Zim team ready for SA cycling tournament 13 January 2015 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Cycling Federation is ready to take part in this year’s edition of Africa Road Cycling Championships to be held in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, next month. “We are ready and it is really exciting that Cycling Zimbabwe is able to put together a team of nine members,” th...
'We've reached Vic Falls!' 1 August 2014 HARARE - Two people, two bicycles, 1x2 wheel drive vehicle with just two backup crew and the utmost strength and determination of this amazing little team, to complete a 3600km journey along the boundary of Zimbabwe riding approximately 100km a day with the journey taking seven weeks to complete....
Cyclists reach Hwange National Parks 28 July 2014 HARARE - Three local cyclists riding across the 3 600km-long border of the country on an Anti-Poaching campaign sponsored by Dulys Motors had arrived in Hwange yesterday. The trio – Ashley King, Mike Grey and female rider Linda Davidson – were in the Hwange National Park after being granted pe...
Cycling Zim's entire border for anti-poaching 5 July 2014 HARARE - Three local cyclists have teamed up with leading Zimbabwean motor company Dulys to stage a 3 600km ride along the entire border of Zimbabwe in an anti-poaching awareness initiative. Dubbed “Zim-boundary Cycle Challenge Against Poaching”, the gruelling ride, to take approximately seven...
Chipongo, Wynn win cycling meet 2 July 2013 HARARE – Bright Chipongo and Greer Wynn capped a fine Sunday afternoon winning the road cycling nationals in their respective elite men and ladies categories. The road national championships took place on Shamwa Road, 20km outside Harare and featured a 50km race for both boys and girls, 100km ...
Chipongo overcomes all odds 29 June 2013 HARARE - Determination, patience and endurance play a pivotal role in sport just the same way the same attributes work in everyday life. These three words best describe the life of Zimbabwe Road Cycling Association cyclist Bright Chipongo, who overcame injuries sustained from a deadly accident...