Date: Friday, 28 April 2017
South African-based cycling outfit Team Dimension Data is making history at the ongoing Tour de Romandie in Switzerland. For the first time at the top level of the sport, they are fielding a squad featuring only African riders. Four Eritreans, a Rwandan, two South Africans and an Algerian make up their team for the event. Doug Ryder, Team Principal, spoke to BBC Newsday.
(Picture: Eritrea's Daniel Teklehaimanot, one of the Africans competing at the Tour de Romandie. Credit: Jeff Pachoud/AFP/Getty Images)