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UCI Director-General impressed with Tour du Rwanda

The Director-General of the International Cycling Union (UCI) Amina Lanaya says she was impressed by the organisation of Tour du Rwanda and commended it as a benchmark in the development of cycling. The official said this during her visit to the country recently where she had come to watch...

Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 5:41am

Five things you should know about 2020 Tour of Rwanda

IT IS BACK. The Tour du Rwanda 2020 starts in one week, running from Sunday, February 23 through Sunday, March 1. Billed as the biggest race on the continent, Tour du Rwanda is one of the only two African cycling events under the International Cycling Union (UCI) 2.1 category following its...

Monday, February 17, 2020 - 3:13pm

UCI president pays tribute to Genocide victims

David Lappartient, President of the International Cycling Union (UCI) has paid tribute to over 250,000 victims laid to rest at Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre in Gisozi. Lappartient visited the Memorial yesterday where he was briefed about what happened during the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi...

Sunday, August 5, 2018 - 12:51am

Cycling: UCI to set up Training Centre in Rwanda

As Tour du Rwanda fever continue to grip the nation – and as cycling also continues to spur, the International Cycling Union (UCI) has confirmed Rwanda would soon become just the third African nation to host a UCI World Cycling Center, also known as WCC Satellite Centre. Currently, South...

Sunday, August 5, 2018 - 12:16am

Tour du Rwanda: UCI boss to grace opening ceremony

Today Tour du Rwanda team presentation: Kigali Convention Center 6pm Sunday (Stage 1) Rwamagana – Rwamagana (104km) Monday (Stage 2) Kigali – Huye (120.3km) Tuesday (Stage 3) Huye – Musanze (195.3km) Wednesday (Stage 4) Musanze – Karongi (135.8km) Thursday (...

Saturday, August 4, 2018 - 12:51am

Tour du Rwanda 2018: Four stages likely to decide the yellow jersey

The 2018 Tour du Rwanda stages August 5 Stage 1: Rwamagana – Rwamagana (104km) August 6 Stage 2: Kigali – Huye (120.3km) August 7 Stage 3: Huye – Musanze (195.3km) August 8 Stage 4: Musanze – Karongi (135.8km) August 9 Stage 5: Karongi – Rubavu (95....

Friday, August 3, 2018 - 11:01pm

UCI invites Africa to host 2025 UCI Road World Champs

The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) has encouraged African countries to submit bids to host cycling’s flagship event in 2025. As announced during the UCI presidential campaign in 2017, and as unanimously adopted by the Management Committee in Arzon in June 2018, the UCI hopes to see...

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 11:17pm

FERWACY to stage maiden team presentation ceremony for Tour du Rwanda

Team Presentation Ceremony: Kigali Convention Center Rwanda Cycling Federation (FERWACY) will for the first time hold a team presentation ceremony prior to the official start of this year’s Tour du Rwanda. Rwanda Cycling Federation, Ferwacy, president Aimable Bayingana confirmed the...

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 9:15pm

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