Astana Took To The Dane Jakob Fuglsang For Tour Glory

PARIS, June 24, 2013 - Danish climber Jakob Fuglsang will be the Astana team's main hope for competing for yellow in this year's Tour de France which gets underway in Corsica next Saturday. Fuglsang, 28, will be the team leader in the absence of Italian Vincenzo Nibali, who was third in the Tour last year for the Lampre team but has already earned his spurs for his new outfit this … [Read more...]

Fuglsang Captures GC Win In Luxembourg

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Jakob Fuglsang has won the General Classification in the Skoda Tour of Luxembourg. Joining Fuglsang on the podium were Wout Poels (Vacansoleil) and teammate Fränk Schleck. The team also earned top honors in the Teams classification, marking a successful week in Luxembourg. The larger part of the 154 km between Mersch and the old town of Luxembourg City was raced with heavy rain, forcing the … [Read more...]

Fuglsang Out Of Tour of Catalunya With Broken Hand

Jakob Fuglsang did not take the start at stage 4 of the Tour of Catalunya because of a scaphoid fracture in the left hand. The Dane, who turns 27 today, broke the bone early in yesterday's stage. Fuglsang will be operated tomorrow or Saturday in Basel in order for the bone to heal well and fast. He will be able to train on rollers from Monday on and will return to racing wearing a cast. … [Read more...]

Jakob Fuglsang Wears Leader Jersey At Vuelta a Espana

LEOPARD TREK has won the opening team time trial at the 66th edition of the Vuelta a España. Jakob Fuglsang led four riders across the finish in Benidorm to assume the honor of the first race leader. It is the first time Fuglsang has donned the leader’s jersey at a Grand Tour. “Our goal today was simply to do a good time trial,” said Fuglsang. “We knew if we did a good time trial we … [Read more...]

Fuglsang Leads Tour of Spain After First Stage

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BENIDORM, Spain, Aug 20, 2011 (AFP) - Denmark's Jakob Fuglsang took the leader's red jersey on the first day of the Tour of Spain after leading his Leopard-Trek team to victory in the team time-trial here on Saturday. The Luxembourg-based team powered over the 13.5-kilometer course in the eastern resort of Benidorm in 16 minutes, 30 seconds, four seconds ahead of Italian outfit Liquigas . … [Read more...]

Leopard Trek Shines On Queen Stage In Denmark

Jakob Fuglsang soloed to victory on the queen stage of the Post Danmark Rundt. Behind the three-time overall winner of the Tour of Denmark, Daniele Bennati sprinted to third place. Martin Pedersen spent the day in the breakaway and becomes the new leader in the hill competition. Fuglsang had won in Vejle before and had high hopes of a repeat win. “There was clear plan today to go for the … [Read more...]

Strong Team For Leopard Trek At Tour de France

LEOPARD TREK has named the riders that will team-up with Andy and Fränk Schleck for the team’s first ever Tour de France. Andy Schleck, Fränk Schleck, Fabian Cancellara, Linus Gerdemann, Maxime Monfort, Jakob Fuglsang, Jens Voigt, Stuart O’Grady and Joost Posthuma will be representing LEOPARD TREK on the roads of France. Hundreds of fans of the Luxembourg based team had the opportunity to … [Read more...]

Team Leopard-Trek Announced In Luxembourg

After more than half a year of solid efforts, including meticulous planning, rider recruitment and rigorous application processes, the Luxembourg Pro Cycling Project has finally come to full fruition. The team’s General Manager, Brian Nygaard revealed today to a packed house of media that the much anticipated Luxembourg-based team will be called, Team Leopard- Trek. The official presentation of … [Read more...]

Schleck Team To Be Named “Team Leopard”

LUXEMBOURG - The new Luxembourgian cycling team set up around the brothers Franck and Andy Schleck will be called 'Team Leopard', Danish cyclist Jakob Fuglsang claimed on Monday. "We're going to be called Leopard," Fuglsang told the website Cycling News. "(Having seen) what the jersey will look like... the name 'Leopard' will be in the middle of the jersey." Neither the team nor … [Read more...]

Schleck Team Adds More Fire Power

PARIS - The Luxembourg Pro Cycling Project announced more top-name signings on Friday with the capture of German pair Linus Gerdemann and Fabian Wegmann and Denmark's Jakob Fuglsang. In recent weeks the team, who will aim to win the Tour de France next year through brothers Andy and Frank Schleck, have signed a number of big names including Germany's Jens Voigt and Italian sprinter Daniele … [Read more...]