Jakob Fuglsang ranked #70 in today's stage of the Tour de France. He completed the ride in 03:34:55. The stage ended in a hotly contested sprint and was won by Alessandro Petacchi. At the end of Stage 4, Jakob Fuglsang now ranks #26 in the overall general classification. His combined general classification time is 18:31:53. He has a gap of 00:02:58 with yellow jersey holder Fabian Cancellara. Jakob Fuglsang is riding for Saxo Bank. Tomorrow kicks off stage 5 of the 2010 Tour de...Read Full Story
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Lithuanian Simona Krupeckaitė, the track cyclist who became 500m World Champion in 2007 and set a new world record in the process, was born in Utena on this day in 1982
Roger Ilegems, track and road cyclist and a gold medal winner at the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles (points race), was born in Niel, Belgium on this day in 1962.
Alexis Michiels was born on this day (some sources say 19.12) in Brussels, 1883. He entered the 1919 Tour de France...Read Full Story
Radioshack’s Jakob Fuglsang wins Tour of AustriaJakob Fuglsang has sealed the overall victory at the Tour of Austria after Daniele Colli (Team Type 1) won the bunch sprint in front of the Burgtheater in Vienna. RADIOSHACK NISSAN TREK also wins the Team classification. In addition, Austrian teammate Thomas Rohregger took the honors of the white jersey as Best Austrian Rider.Fuglsang earned the yellow jersey in Austria after the team animated stage 4 to St. Johann/Alpendorf via the famous...Read Full Story
Overall victory for Jakob Fuglsang in Tour de LuxembourgJakob 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 organizers to finalize the GC standing after the...Read Full Story
Guardini and Fuglsang to AstanaPro Team Astana is pleased to announce that Andrea Guardini and Jakob Fuglsang will join the squad in January 2013. With these two new signings, Pro Team Astana’s roster for next season is becoming clearer by the day, having already secured renewed contracts with Ardennes heroes Enrico Gasparotto and Maxim Iglinskiy, while also bringing in Nibali, Vanotti and Aru. Guardini has signed a two-year contract, while Fuglsang is set to stay with Astana through to the...Read Full Story