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The first part of my 2015 season has been a big success for me and has given me the confidence to look forward to the rest of the season with high hopes.

MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung will be racing the World Ports Classic this weekend. The World Ports Classic is a UCI 2.1 event with a road stage on both Saturday and Sunday. The defending champion is our very own Theo Bos but unfortunately Theo won't be taking the start after his crash in California.

MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung would ride confidently on the front of the peloton for the better part of the 2nd Tour of Norway stage, only faltering slightly in the final 5km of the stage. Edvald Boasson Hagen still managed a top 10 finish though as he collected 9th place for our African team today.

Former African road race champion Tesfom Okubamariam held his nerve and his line to sprint to victory in the inaugural 100km Bestmed Capital Classic, presented by ASG, in Pretoria on Sunday.

The 2nd Tour de Yorkshire stage would eventually come down to the expected bunch sprint with Moreno Hofland (Lotto-Jumbo) taking the victory. Matteo Pelucchi (IAM Cycling) was 2nd with Ramon Sinkledam (Giant-Alpecin) 3rd. MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung had both Andy Stauff and Reinardt Janse van Rensburg in the mix, crossing the line in 8th and 11th respectively.

It was a terrific team performance that allowed Team MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung sprinter, Kristian Sbaragli to take 3rd place on the 7th Tour of Turkey stage. Mark Cavendish (Etixx-Quickstep) was first across the line with Andre Piechele (Bardiani) in 2nd.

Van Gaalen – Double defending South African Marathon champion Robyn de Groot is locked in a race against time to try and shrug off a viral problem in time for the Ashburton Investments National MTB Series Van Gaalen, which doubles up as the 2015 South African Mountain Bike Marathon Championships powered by Stihl, just three weeks away.

Pietermaritzburg – With two BSi Steel dusi2c winner’s medals in his collection already, local mountain biking icon Andrew Hill is currently in the market for a new partner as he turns his attention towards defending his title at the two-day race from Camps Drift in Pietermaritzburg to Blue Lagoon in Durban from 20-21 June.

Having spent three days in the saddle riding from Underberg to Scottburgh during the 2015 Nedbank sani2c, three-time Quattro ROAG Series winner Andrew Hill was quick to cement his spot at the top of the leaderboard with his second victory of the series at the Husqvarna Mid-Illovo Classic on Sunday while fellow sani2c finisher Jeannie Dreyer claimed the spoils in the women’s race.

Team Abantu took to its first ever MTB stage race with HB Kruger flying the flag for "The People's Team." HB compiled this report on his 3-day race.

Defending champions Gawie Combrinck and Johann Rabie swept to their second straight victory in the nine-day Old Mutual joBerg2c at Scottburgh on the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast on Saturday.

Gawie Combrinck and Johann Rabie look set for a second straight victory in the nine-day Old Mutual joBerg2c after consolidating their more than 19-minute lead on the penultimate stage through southern KwaZulu-Natal on Friday.

Top German pro triathlete, Till Schramm, is heading to Port Elizabeth, SA, to take on the world’s toughest sportsmen in the Standard Bank IRONMAN African Championship -- and to donate R25 000 to triathlon development in SA.

Tension was rife in Grabouw on Sunday, 22 February 2015 when close to 800 eager sports enthusiasts lined up to partake in the multisport event of the year, the TOTALSPORTS XTERRA South African Championship presented by REHIDRAT® SPORT.

The second Discovery World Triathlon Cape Town to be hosted in Cape Town on 25 and 26 April will be the first major international event to make use of the brand new Green Point Athletics Stadium.

The Grabouw Country Club will be a hub of excitement this coming weekend when multi-sport athletes young and slightly more senior gather to partake in the largest XTERRA triathlon in the word, the TOTALSPORTS XTERRA Grabouw presented by REHIDRAT® SPORT.

The highly anticipated showdown between duathlon racing star, Brand du Plessis, and multiple Xterra World Champion, Conrad Stoltz, played out in spectacular fashion at the first leg of the Momentum Health OatWell Dual Cross, powered by PeptoPro near Pretoria at the weekend.

Off-road triathletes taking on the action-packed TOTALSPORTS XTERRA Full presented by REHIDRAT® SPORT on Sunday, 22 February 2015 now have more reason to pull out all the stops as event organisers announce a whopping prize purse increase of R80 000, taking the overall prize purse to an impressive total of R249 000.

Images from the Bestmed Captial Classic, presented by ASG, held in Pretoria on Sunday.

Images from the 2015 Emperors Classic Road Race held at Emperors Casino.

Images from Day 4 of the 2015 SA Track Championships held at Hector Norris Park.

Images from Day 4 of the 2015 SA Track Championships held at Hector Norris Park.

Images from Day 3 of the 2015 SA Track Championships held at Hector Norris Park.

Images from Day 2 of the 2015 SA Track Championships held at Hector Norris Park.