Dome2Dome gets UCI sanction

South Africa's PowerAde Dome2Dome Cycling Spectacular has become the country's first commercially owned, single day race to be awarded UCI sanctioning. The event, which will now offer 50,000 Rand in prize money, is now included in the UCI Africa Tour.

"This is really going to benefit South African cycling in a significant way," said former national team manager Tony Harding. "It's very difficult to qualify our riders to ride at the World Championships and Olympic Games because they have to travel all over the world to earn enough UCI points.

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