Tour of Bavaria Stage 1 Ends In A Sprint

BERLIN, May 28, 2014 (AFP) - "It was raining heavily and the head wind was also very strong," said the 30-year-old. "I focused fully on the final stretch and I realised that I still had good legs. "I was in a good position on the final corner and I pulled through." Australia's Heinrich Haussler won therain-affected opening stage of the Tour of Bavaria on Wednesday after … [Read more...]

Haussler Wins Second Beijing Stage In Photo-Finish

BEIJING, Oct 6, 2011 (AFP) - Australia's Heinrich Haussler from the Garmin team snatched victory in the second stage of the inaugural Tour of Beijing on Thursday after a tight sprint finish. Haussler chased down Denis Galimzyanov in the final meters of the 137km ride to Mentougou, to the west of the Chinese capital, and eventually pipped the Russian in a photo-finish. "I've had a … [Read more...]

All The Stars of the 2011 Tour de Pologne

27 July, 2011 – There’s an all-star starting line up for the 2011 Tour de Pologne. Among the 22 teams getting ready for the race there are already many important names from the peloton who’ve confirmed their participation in the 68th edition of the Polish stage race scheduled from Sunday, July 31st to Saturday, August 6th. Irishman Daniel Martin (Garmin-Cervelo) couldn’t miss it, along … [Read more...]

Goss The Boss On Paris-Nice 3rd Stage

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NUITS-SAINT-GEORGES, France, March 8, 2011 - Australian sprint ace Matthew Goss won the third stage of the Paris-Nice race on Tuesday, a 202.5km ride from Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire to Nuit-Saint-Georges in Burgundy to take the leader's jersey. Goss edged out compatriot Heinrich Haussler and Russian Denis Galimzyanov in a sprint that saw one of the overall race favorites Peter Sagan of Slovakia … [Read more...]

Mad Dog De Gendt Barks First In Paris-Nice

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HOUDAN, France, March 6, 2011 - Thomas De Gendt won the first stage of the Paris-Nice on Sunday, a 154.5km ride round Houdan, for his first major stage victory and Belgium's first stage win in the race since Gert Steegmans in the 2008 edition. The 24-year-old - who also dons the overall leader's jersey - edged out Frenchman Jeremy Roy in a sprint finish while Australian Heinrich Haussler was … [Read more...]

Renshaw Biggest Career Overall Win At Qatar

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Written by: Benoit Noel DOHA, Feb 11, 2011 - Australian Mark Renshaw landed his first stage race victory at the 10th edition of the Tour of Qatar here on Friday after the fifth and final stage, won by Italian rider Andrea Guardini. HTC-Highroad's Renshaw took control of the race after Thursday's fourth stage to take a six-second lead over compatriot Heinrich Haussler of … [Read more...]

Garmin-Cervelo Appoints Classics Expert Van Petegem

PARIS, Feb 11, 2011 - Former Paris-Roubaix champion Peter Van Petegem has been appointed as a short-term advisor to Garmin-Cervelo as the American outfit look to triumph in the tough northern classics. Now retired, Belgian Van Petegem was regarded as one of the men to fear in the grueling one-day classic races which are held from March to April in northern Europe. Garmin-Cervelo … [Read more...]

Haussler Wins Second Straight Stage In Qatar

MESAIEED, Qatar, Feb 9, 2011 - Australian Heinrich Haussler won the third stage of the Tour of Qatar Wednesday to take the race leader's jersey from Belgium's former three-time winner Tom Boonen. Haussler's second consecutive win on the race came after Boonen, the winner of stage one, suffered a puncture in the final 40km of the 150.5km race from Al Wakra to Mesaieed in the south of … [Read more...]

Haussler Wins Stage Two, Boonen In Gold At Tour of Qatar

DOHA, Qatar, Feb 8, 2011 - Australia's Heinrich Haussler of Garmin won the second stage of the Tour of Qatar on Tuesday between the Camel Race Track and Doha Golf Club, ousting Italian Daniele Bennati and Russian Denis Galimzyanov in a sprint finish. Belgian Tom Boonen of Quick Step retained the overall leader's golden jersey after placing sixth on the day. Haussler, 26, was … [Read more...]

Boonen Takes Stage 1 At Tour of Qatar

DOHA - Belgian Tom Boonen, riding for the Quick Step team, won the first stage of the Tour of Qatar on Monday, heading home a sprint finish ahead of Australian duo Heinrich Haussler and Mark Renshaw. “This victory is my reward for all the hard work I’ve put in to returning to top form since my injury last year,” explains Boonen. “It was probably the hardest moment in my career, but now … [Read more...]