Edvald Boasson Hagen

Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: MTN Qhubeka names shortlist for Tour de France; Africans, Boasson Hagen and Farrar in, Goss, Ciolek out; Barguil altitude training after recovery from California crash, could make Tour debut; Van Avermaet’s Tour selection uncertain as rider states he may leave race early for first child’s birth; Marianne […]

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MTN Qhubeka names shortlist for Tour de France; Africans, Boasson Hagen and Farrar in, Goss, Ciolek out

As hinted at by the team’s general manager Brian Smith last week on CyclingTips, the MTN Qhubeka team has gone with a very strong emphasis on African riders for its Tour de France debut this July. The South African team named its shortlist for the race on Tuesday, announcing that seven African riders and four […]

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Smith: A couple of big names could be missing from MTN Qhubeka’s Tour de France squad

Speaking days before the MTN-Qhubeka’s long list for the Tour de France is announced, the team’s general manager Brian Smith has said that there is no guarantee that its biggest names will all be riding the race and that one or two well known riders could be left off the team. Discussing the South African’s […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Annalisa Cucinotta wins opening stage of Ladies Tour of Qatar; Dubai Tour: Nibali vs Valverde and Rodriguez on climbs, Cavendish and Degenkolb chasing stages; Boasson Hagen: The goal is to win more and more, including Roubaix; Full route revealed for Paris-Nice, Bradley Wiggins likely to […]

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Boasson Hagen: The goal is to win more and more, including Roubaix

After five years at Team Sky, riding mostly for others, Edvald Boasson Hagen has greater ambition and opportunity in 2015 and is clear on what he would most like to do. “[The goal is to have] a better season than last year, winning more races, contesting the Tour de France and fighting for a stage […]

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Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Kreuziger’s public defence raises further questions about biological passport doping case; Froome drops Giro plans: “The Tour will remain my main focus for 2015”; Boasson Hagen chasing success in Paris-Roubaix, Tour de France and worlds; Duarte inks deal to remain with Team Colombia; Graeme Brown […]

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How MTN Qhubeka will revitalise Goss, Boasson Hagen, Farrar

They are three riders who have each won stages in Grand Tours and clocked up victories in important single-day events; they are also three riders who have lost a little momentum in recent years and are trying to get back to their best. MTN Qhubeka signed Matt Goss, Edvald Boasson Hagen and Tyler Farrar to […]

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The Week in Bike #41: The Lennie Briscoe Look

If you’ve never seen Law & Order, you’re missing out on Lennie Briscoe, fictional NYC detective and apparent Cadel Evans fashion inspo at the unveiling of next year’s rather extraordinary Tour de France route. Frankly, Briscoe’s dry quips would be at home in cycling, be it interrogating Vino’, watching the various governing bodies flounder, or staring wistfully at a mangled derailleur. […]

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Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Degenkolb wins second consecutive Vuelta stage, Matthews retains overall lead; Ilya Davidenok wins stage 4 of the Tour de l’Avenir, Miguel Lopez moves into the overall lead; Elisa Longo Borghini wins Trophee d’Or Feminin; Back-to-back stage wins for Mark Cavendish at Tour du Poitou-Charentes; Degenkolb […]

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Boassen Hagen says MTN-Qhubeka was his best option for the future

The MTN Qhubeka team has confirmed the signing of a rider regarded as one of the biggest talents in the peloton, Edvald Boasson Hagen. Although the Norwegian is 27 years of age, he is regarded as one who hasn’t yet neared his potential, with the powerful rider seen as having stagnated in the last two […]

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