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Thursday 05 July, 2007

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EL SEGUNDO, California, July 5 /PRNewswire/ --

- Team and Title Sponsor CSC Announce Velokhaya Fundraising Program

    The nine riders who will represent Team CSC at the 2007 Tour de France
were presented today to more than 1,300 CSC employees at the company's
European headquarters in Aldershot, England. The riders include: Kurt-Asle
Arvesen, Fabian Cancellara, Inigo Cuesta, Stuart O'Grady, Carlos Sastre,
Frank Schleck, Christian Vande Velde, Jens Voigt and David Zabriskie.


    At a press conference following the employee event, CSC and Team CSC
announced the launch of Velokhaya, a fund-raising and awareness campaign for
South Africa's Life Cycling Academy (LCA). The LCA is a Section 21
(not-for-profit) company dedicated to improving the lives of young people in
South Africa's Previously Disadvantaged Communities through cycling.


    To promote the Velokhaya program, Team CSC has placed the yellow and
black Velokhaya logo on their team kit and all team vehicles. CSC will donate
3,000 Euro to Velokhaya for each stage Team CSC wins at the Tour de France.
Additionally, CSC will host six riders and two staff members from the LCA at
its annual Tour de France employee event, this year to be held in Val
d'Isere.


    CSC is the official IT Partner of the Tour de France and will offer a
live tracker where fans can follow the progress of the race from their
computer. Visit www.csc.com/cycling beginning July 7 when the tour starts in
London through the end of the race on July 29 in Paris.



About Velokhaya and the Life Cycling Academy

    Velokhaya is the campaign for awareness and fundraising of the Life
Cycling Academy (LCA), South Africa's leading cycling transformation
organization.


    The LCA has pioneered the development of cycling as a recreational and
competitive sport in previously disadvantaged communities by implementing
sustainable programs and infrastructure for the development of the youth
through the sport. Programs ranging from school education courses through to
elite level competitive participation are empowering our youth to grow
through cycling and achieve their goals in life.


    For more information visit the organizations website at www.velokhaya.com
or www.lifeacademy.co.za.



About CSC

    Computer Sciences Corporation is a leading global information technology
(IT) services company. CSC's mission is to provide customers in industry and
government with solutions crafted to meet their specific challenges and
enable them to profit from the advanced use of technology.


    With approximately 87,000 employees, CSC provides innovative solutions
for customers around the world by applying leading technologies and CSC's own
advanced capabilities. These include systems design and integration; IT and
business process outsourcing; applications software development; Web and
application hosting; and management consulting. Headquartered in El Segundo,
Calif., CSC reported revenue of US$14.9 billion for the 12 months ended 
March 30, 2007. For more information, visit the company's Web site at
www.csc.com.


    
    Web site: http://www.csc.com/cycling
              http://www.velokhaya.com
              http://www.lifeacademy.co.za 


                                                                                                    

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