Edvald Boasson Hagen Suffers Fracture In Crash

TOURS, France, July 11, 2013 (AFP) - Norwegian rider Edvald Boasson Hagen, a Team Sky colleague of yellow jersey holder Chris Froome, has abandoned the Tour de France after suffering injuries on a crash on stage 12, his team confirmed. Boasson Hagen fell twice during the 218-kilometre ride from Fougeres. The official race medical report later showed he had suffered bruising to his … [Read more...]

Edvald Boasson Hagen Takes Criterium du Dauphine 3rd Stage

TARARE, France, June 04, 2013 (AFP) - Norway's Edvald Boasson Hagen on Tuesday saluted his team-mates for helping him secure victory in the Tour de France warm-up the Criterium du Dauphine in a sprint finish. "The team worked well for me in the final straight, the last climb and descent," the 26-year-old told reporters in Tarare, near Lyon. "Geraint (Thomas) worked hard to catch … [Read more...]

TVG beats EBH to Tour’s White Jersey

LIEGE, Belgium, June 30, 2012 (AFP) - American Tejay Van Garderen provided another glimpse of his future potential with a fourth place finish in the Tour de France prologue to pull on the white jersey on Saturday. Awarded to the best placed overall rider aged 25 and under, Van Garderen did his reputation no damage at all by finishing only 13sec behind legendary time triallist Fabian … [Read more...]

Boasson Hagen Wins Dauphine Libere 3rd Stage, Wiggins Retains Lead

LA Clayette, France, June 6, 2012 (AFP) - Team Sky rider Edvald Boasson Hagen prevailed in a sprint to win the third stage of the Dauphine Libere here on Wednesday. The Norwegian's teammate, Bradley Wiggins, retained the overall leader's jersey on the eve of the 53.5 kilometer time trial in Bourg-en-Bresse. Boasson Hagen clinched the 167km stage from Germany's Gerald Ciolek with Borut … [Read more...]

Edvald Boasson Hagen claimed overall victory at the Tour of Norway

as the final stage ended in a bunch sprint. Holding a 14-second overnight advantage over Simon Clarke (Orica-GreenEDGE) the Norwegian only had to finish in the peloton to take victory in his home country, sealing a popular win with team-mate Lars-Petter Nordhaug backing up his compatriot in third overall. Former Team Sky rider Russell Downing (Endura Racing) took the final bunch kick into … [Read more...]

Boasson Hagen Wins Tirreno-Adriatico Stage 3

ROME, March 9, 2012 (AFP) -Norwegian Edvald Boasson Hagen of Team Sky won the third stage of Tirreno-Adriatico on Friday in a sprint finish following a 178km ride from Indicatore to Terni. Australian Matthew Goss of GreenEdge finished safely in the pack to hold onto the leader's blue jersey. German Andre Griepel finished second with Slovakian Peter Sagan in third. It was the … [Read more...]

Sutton In As Hagen Out At Omloop Het Nieuwsblad

Team Sky news update – Thursday 23 February 2012 Chris Sutton will replace Edvald Boasson Hagen in Saturday’s Omloop Het Nieuwsblad after Boasson Hagen was forced to pull out of the race with a cold. Boasson Hagen, who claimed his first stage victory of the season at the Volta ao Algarve last week, began to feel unwell after returning home to Norway and has been withdrawn from the race … [Read more...]

All-Rounders Tipped To Reign Down Under

by Justin Davis ADELAIDE, Australia, Jan 15, 2012 (AFP) - All-rounders are tipped to prevail over the sprint specialists when the Tour Down Under clicks into gear Tuesday, with course changes set to help riders who can both climb and finish fast. The six-stage event is the first of 28 races on the International Cycling Union (UCI) elite WorldTour series, and with rankings … [Read more...]

Boasson Hagen Continues Hot Streak

Berlin, Aug 21, 2011 (AFP) - Norway's Edvald Boasson Hagen of Team Sky won the Hamburg Cyclassics on Sunday to follow up his win in the Eneco Tour last Sunday. The 24-year-old Norwegian, who claimed two stage wins on last month's Tour de France, won by a matter of centimetres in a time of four hours, 49 mins, 40 secs over the 216.6km-long course. Germany's Gerald Ciolek finished second … [Read more...]

Sergent Wins Eneco 4th Stage, Boasson Hagen Leads

ROermond, Netherlands, Aug 12, 2011 (AFP) - New Zealand's Jesse Sergent claimed victory in the rain-hit fourth stage of the Eneco Tour Friday as Norwegian Edvald Boasson Hagen took over the race lead from Belgian champion Philippe Gilbert. The 23-year-old Sergent, who rides for RadioShack, finished the 14.7 km course 14secs ahead of Dane Alex Rasmussen to claim his third win of the … [Read more...]