16 January, 2017
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Bahrain: Sheikh Nasser’s cycling team
kh Nasser Bin Hamad Al-Khalifa officially launched his professional cycling team, Bahrain Merida, on 8 January. The team consists of 30 riders, led by Vincenzo Nibali, the Italian cyclist who has won all three grand tours (the Tour de France, Giro d’Italia and Vuelta a España). The launch included a visit to Safriya Palace where the team was presented to King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa.