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Riders for Health co-founder and MotoGP legend, Randy Mamola, has launched a brand new appeal, which will enable your donations to travel twice as far. Over the next three months, every UK donation …

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MotoGP stars and fans came together at Silverstone yesterday to raise £193,802 to support the life-saving work of Riders for Health.  More than 3,500 fans flocked to the Silverstone …

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MotoGP™ riders and fans raise £79,570 at Day of Champions auction

29 August, 2014

The stars of MotoGP™ came together with the fans of the sport to raise an incredible £79, 570 (€100,210) in just five hours at the famous Day of Champions auction. In total 104 lots … read more

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British Superbike stars win Question of Bikes

29 August, 2014

One of the most popular things at Day of Champions is always the Question of Bikes quiz show. Presenting the quiz this year was broadcaster, Matt Roberts, and taking part were teams from the MotoGP … read more

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British MotoGP fans support Riders all weekend

29 August, 2014

The British MotoGP is Riders for Health’s busiest fundraising time, and Day of Champions is our biggest event of the year. But the support doesn’t stop when the auction ends on Thursday … read more

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Riders Blog

Our blog is a space for debate and discussion around development issues. Riders for Health staff share our expertise on strengthening health systems and the critical link that this plays in saving lives in Africa.

I am able to reach more communities because of my motorcycle

01 September, 2014

This week is World Water Week – a chance for people all around the world to take action and raise awareness to improve the management of global water resources. Currently, more than one in six people worldwide don’t have access to improved water sources.

Riders for Health is mobilising outreach health workers like Desterio Mutinye, who works as a water and sanitation manager for … read more

Political unrest in Lesotho

30 August, 2014

On Saturday 30th August international news agencies reported on their web-sites and elsewhere that there was serious political unrest in Lesotho. The army (Lesotho Defence Force) was said to have surrounded the seat of government, State House, in the capital, Maseru, and to have ‘taken over’ police headquarters.

Telephone communications with Lesotho are currently difficult and the … read more

Top 5 things to do at Day of Champions

20 August, 2014

The biggest MotoGP event of the year is just one week away, so here are our top five things to see and do at Day of Champions. If you haven’t got your tickets yet, get them online at www.silverstone.com or call 0844 3750 640 and select option 2.

1.    Grab a piece of historyWant a selfie with Rossi? The leathers of a MotoGP legend? The chance to get on the MotoGP grid? They … read more

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