2016 Telkom 947 Cycle Challenge underway

JOHANNESBURG - The 2016 Telkom 947 Cycle Challenge got underway at the Riversands Commercial Park on Sunday.

The city’s biggest cycle race is celebrating its 20 anniversary this year, making this year’s edition even more special.

Among those who gathered at the start of the race was Mayor Herman Mashaba, who said the race would boost tourism.

“It brings people into our city. As you’re aware, we have about 30,000 cyclists and some of them come from all parts of the world. This is wonderful for tourism in our city.”

WATCH: Telkom 947 Cycle Challenge live

(Edited by Shimoney Regter)


This article first appeared on EWN : 2016 Telkom 947 Cycle Challenge underway


Recommended

by NEWSROOM AI
Read More
Clive Barker touches on why Bafana Bafana have been failing

Clive Barker touches on why Bafana Bafana have been failing

Barker says there needs to be a change at the top management of Safa for South African football to do thrive like it once it.

Marks Maponyane: France deservedly won the Wold Cup

Marks Maponyane: France deservedly won the Wold Cup

Maponyane says this World Cup final was entertaining because of the goals produced between France and Croatia.

Why the VW Tiguan is not just a family car

Why the VW Tiguan is not just a family car

EWN’s motoring reporter Jacob Moshokoa says the new VW Tiguan is a vehicle ready for adventures.

Aaron Mokoena weighs in on Komphela’s performance at Kaizer Chiefs

Aaron Mokoena weighs in on Komphela’s performance at Kaizer Chiefs

Mokoena says in football it’s all about delivery, referring to another loss for the team.

[ALERT] Kagiso Rabada cleared to play with immediate effect

[ALERT] Kagiso Rabada cleared to play with immediate effect

This comes after Cricket South Africa appealed the ICC decision to suspend the fast bowler for two Test matches and effectively the remainder of the four-match series against Australia.

Marc Lewis reflects on the year of world cup loss and personal winnings

Marc Lewis reflects on the year of world cup loss and personal winnings

Marc Lewis reflected on a somewhat tragic sporting year, where we lost the cricket and rugby world cups and a year where he won big!

Popular articles
[WATCH] The world literally laughs at Donald Trump

[WATCH] The world literally laughs at Donald Trump

Khabazela shares some of the most popular tweets, posts, and videos on 'What's gone viral'.

[LISTEN] Pallo Jordan says leaked Mbeki paper on land is 'unfortunate'

[LISTEN] Pallo Jordan says leaked Mbeki paper on land is 'unfortunate'

The leaked 30 paper, seemingly from the Thabo Mbeki Foundation, has been met with mixed reaction.

SA braces for horrific fuel price increases as oil hits 4-year high

SA braces for horrific fuel price increases as oil hits 4-year high

It's monstrous! The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews the Automobile Association of South Africa's Layton Beard.

Why installing a dash cam in your car is more necessary than you think

Why installing a dash cam in your car is more necessary than you think

Don't have a dash cam? A legal advisor at insurance broker RBS explains why you might want to reconsider.

Dros rape: 'He was sitting near the kid's play area...he had his eye on her'

Dros rape: 'He was sitting near the kid's play area...he had his eye on her'

The man allegedly attacked the six-year-old inside a toilet cubicle at a Dros franchise in Pretoria on Saturday.

'She says I'm just waiting for this c**lie to move so I can take the photo'

'She says I'm just waiting for this c**lie to move so I can take the photo'

A caller on the Eusebius McKaiser Show, Zeenat says she was called a derogatory word for Indian on Heritage Day.

[WATCH] Vietnam's The Bachelor uproar as female contestants run away together

[WATCH] Vietnam's The Bachelor uproar as female contestants run away together

Khabazela shares some of the most popular tweets, posts, and videos on 'What's gone viral'.