Alexander Kristoff

Greg Henderson: “We will go in 100 per cent fit, there are no excuses in the Tour”

If there is a moment that highlights Greg Henderson’s ability as a rider, it is his showing inside the final kilometre of stage six of this year’s Giro d’Italia. Hurtling towards the line, the Lotto Soudal team was intent on putting Andre Greipel in a position to take the stage, the 13th Grand Tour win […]

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Stein Orn: Kristoff’s coach in favour of compulsory retrospective testing, but says improvements need to be made first

Alexander Kristoff’s coach and stepfather Stein Orn has said that he is generally in agreement with the concept of storing all doping control samples for future testing, but believes that things need to be tightened up with the current system before this should happen. The Cycling Independent Reform Commission (CIRC) report brought the topic to […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Romain Bardet wins stage 5 of the Dauphine, Van Garderen climbs into overall lead; Alexander Kristoff wins GP du canton d’Argovie; Caleb Ewan takes a third stage at the Tour de Korea, extends overall lead; Megan Guarnier wins Euskal Emakumeen Bira stage one, Kasia Niewiadoma […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Gilbert grabs second Giro d’Italia victory on stage 18, Contador gains more time on rivals; Tom Boonen claims stage 2 of the Belgium Tour, Brändle maintains his overall lead; Alexander Kristoff takes back-to-back wins at the Tour des Fjords; Neil van der Ploeg wins Tour […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Sacha Modolo sprints to victory on stage 17 of the Giro; Matthias Brändle wins Belgium Tour prologue ITT; Alexander Kristoff wins stage 1 of the Tour des Fjords; Haussler takes highest finish since March on stage 17 of Giro d’Italia but is not satisfied; Astana, […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Gilbert powers to victory on Giro d’Italia’s 12th stage, Contador adds to his lead; Kristoff wins back-to-back at the Tour of Norway; Adam Phelan into the overall lead at the Tour of Japan; Lauren Kitchen wins stage 2 of the Tour of Zhoushan Island, moves […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Zakarin takes stage 11 of the Giro d’Italia, Contador stretches legs with late attack; Kristoff bests Ewan to take Tour of Norway opener; Tatiana Guderzo wins stage 1 at the Tour of Zhoushan Island; MPCC says Bardiani-CSF team is under scrutiny after squad breaks its […]

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Tour of Flanders champion Kristoff prolongs with Katusha

Concluding negotiations with the teams keen to sign him for 2016, Alexander Kristoff has opted to remain with Team Katusha, the squad with whom he has raced since 2012. The 27 year old rider has thus far been the most successful rider of this season. He has clocked up eleven wins, including the most recent […]

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Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: Bora Argon 18 defeats WorldTour rivals to take opening stage of Giro del Trentino; Cancellara moves to next stage of recovery from vertebral fracture; Valverde, Gilbert and Froome ready for Flèche Wallonne but hold differing objectives; Nibali criticises Cookson as Astana licence decision nears; The 2015 Amstel […]

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Who is Alexander Kristoff? The most successful rider of 2015 profiled

Some reacted like he had just burst forth onto the scene with his three stages plus the overall in the Three Days of De Panne, the Tour of Flanders and Scheldeprijs, but in truth Alexander Kristoff has been a pot slowly coming to the boil for several seasons. Now 27 years old and with an […]

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