Boasson Hagen Pulls Out of Paris-Roubaix Classic

PARIS, April 7, 2010 (AFP) - Norwegian cyclist Edvald Boasson Hagen has withdrawn from Team Sky's squad for this Sunday's Paris-Roubaix classic race with an Achilles injury, his team confirmed. The 22-year-old will take time out to be treated in a bid to recover and win a place in the nine-man team for July's Tour de France. Boasson Hagen will be replaced in Team Sky's line-up by New … [Read more...]

Boasson Hagen Wins Tour Of Britain

LONDON, Sept 19, 2009 (AFP) - Norway's Edvald Boasson Hagen cruised to victory in the Tour of Britain here on Saturday. Having started the eighth and final stage, a 92.5-km criterium around London, with a 23-second advantage over his nearest challenger, the 22-year-old was never likely to be deprived of the race leader's yellow jersey, which he had earned by winning four of the … [Read more...]

Boassen Hagen Wins Giro Stage 7, While Di Luca Still In Pink Jersey

Boasen Hagen Wins Giro Stage 7

CHIAVENNA, Italy, May 15, 2009 (AFP) - Boasson Hagen of Norway, riding for Columbia, won the seventh stage of the Tour of Italy on Friday at Chiavenna, with LPR's Danilo Di Luca retaining the leader's pink jersey. Hagen emerged the winner from a five-man late escape over the final 20 kilometres launched coming off the Passo Maloja climb to win the 244km rain-hit stage from Innsbruck as the … [Read more...]

Boasson Hagen Shines Through The Drizzle At Gent-Wevelgem

Boasson Hagen Wins 2009 Gent-Wevelgem

WEVELGEM, Belgium, April 8, 2009 (AFP) - Norway's Edvald Boasson Hagen won the 71st edition of the 203km Gent-Wevelgem cycling road race here on Wednesday. The 21-year-old out-paced Aleksandr Kuschynski of Belarus in a sprint finish, with Matthew Goss (Saxo Bank) claiming third place ahead of Australian compatriot Mathew Hayman (Rabobank). A group of 14 riders formed a breakaway from … [Read more...]