Bono Wins Eneco Fifth Stage, Boasson Hagen Leads

GENK, Belgium, Aug 13, 2011 - Italy's Matteo Bono of Lampre won the fifth stage of the Eneco Tour here on Saturday as Norway's Edvald Boasson Hagen of Team Sky maintained the overall lead. Bono was part of a three-man group, along with Russia's Artem Ovechkin and Kazakhstan's Sergey Renev, which broke away midway through the stage, opening up a gap of three minutes on the peloton. Bono … [Read more...]

Edvald Boasson Hagen Took Stage Three In Oman

[16.02 16:13] Day three of Tour of Oman turned out to be Edvald Boasson Hagen's (Team Sky) lucky one as he was the first rider to cross the finish line. However, it took a lot of work since his teammates were breaking the headwind for 124 kilometers between Saifat Ash Shiekh and Qurayyat to defend the Norwegian's overall lead of the race. Edvald Boasson Hagen (Team Sky) repaid his teammates's … [Read more...]

Hagen Makes It Four In A Row In Britain

BIDEFORD, England, Sept 17, 2009 (AFP) - Norway's Edvald Boasson Hagen claimed a fourth successive stage win to stretch his lead in the Tour of Britain standings to 19 seconds with two stages left to race. The 22-year-old won a sprint finish at the end of the 183.7-km sixth stage in England's west country and he will now expect to hold off second-placed Kai Reus over the course of Friday's … [Read more...]

Sutton and Hagen Close In On Tour of Britain Leader

BLACKPOOL, England, Sept 15, 2009 (AFP) - Norway's Edvald Boasson Hagen of Team Columbia won a second consecutive stage in the Tour of Britain Tuesday to move within one second of overall race leader, Kai Reus of Rabobank. "We're close now and so we have to try and win overall," said Team Columbia team coach Valerio Piva. "Edvald is on form, we've got a strong team here, and so why … [Read more...]

Hagan Sprints To Tour of Poland Sixth Stage Win

ZAKOPANE, Poland, Aug 7, 2009 (AFP) - Norway's Edvald Boasson Hagen, of the Columbia team, won a sprint finish for the sixth and penultimate stage of the Tour of Poland here on Friday. Hagen crossed ahead of Italians Alessandro Ballan, who holds the overall race leader's yellow jersey, and Marco Marcato after the 162km run between Kroscienko and Zakopane. "The stage was very tough. It … [Read more...]

Boasson Hagen Wins As Greipel DQ’d In Poland

RZESZOW, Poland, Aug 4, 2009 (AFP) - Norwegian ace Edvald Boasson Hagen of the Columbia team won the fourth stage of the Tour of Poland on Wednesday after outshining teammate Andre Greipel in a sprint finish. Greipel, wearing the race leader's jersey, finished second on the 239.7 km stage from Naleczow to Rzeszow but was later disqualified by race officials after an incident with another … [Read more...]

Team Columbia’s Hagen Wins The Seventh Stage As Lequatre Holds Tour of Britain Lead

LONDON, Sept 13, 2008 (AFP) - Team Colombia's Norwegian cyclist Edvald Boasson Hagen claimed his third stage of the Tour of Britain on Saturday but Frenchman Geoffroy Lequatre held onto the yellow jersey. Hagen, 21, added victory at Scotland's Drumlanrig Castle to previous wins at Stoke-on-Trent and Dalby Forest to retain the lead in the Points and Sprints Jersey classifications. The … [Read more...]

Team Columbia’s Edvald Boasson Wins 2nd Straight Stage At Tour of Britain

San Luis Obispo, CA, 11 September 2008 - Team Columbia’s Edvald Boasson Hagen won his second consecutive stage at the Tour of Britain on Thursday. The talented young Norwegian won with a late attack from the five-rider breakaway that dominated the stage but only got into the move thanks to an impressive piece of teamwork from his Columbia team mates. Italy’s Danilo Di Luca and … [Read more...]

Team Columbia’s Edvald Boasson Takes Tour of Britain Stage 4 Victory

BOASSON HAGEN SNATCHES TOUR OF BRITAIN STAGE VICTORY San Luis Obispo, CA, 10 September 2008 - Team Columbia’s Edvald Boasson Hagen snatched stage victory at the Tour of Britain on Wednesday with a perfectly-timed late surge to the line. The 21 year-old Norwegian was part of the ten-rider break that dominated the 156km stage from Worcester to Stoke on Trent and then jumped away in the final … [Read more...]

Edvald Boasson of Team Columbia Wins Stage Six At The Eneco Tour

San Luis Obispo, CA, 26 August 2008 - Team Columbia continued to dominate the results at the Eneco Tour ProTour race in Belgium on Tuesday, with Edvald Boasson Hagen using his power and speed to win and Andre Greipel retaining the overall race lead. A nine-rider breakaway looked set to fight out the finish but Team Columbia did a lot of work to chase the riders and then Boasson Hagen finished … [Read more...]