Thor Hushovd

Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: Chtioui takes stage four of the Tour of Taihu Lake; Knaven wants Thomas to go all out for 2016 Tour de France; Hushovd chasing sponsors for future WorldTour team, wants Boasson Hagen on board; Dutch Cycling Federation KNWU at loggerheads with ASO over Tour de France money; […]


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Jos van Emden wins Eneco Tour stage 4 ITT; Alexander Kristoff wins Arctic Race of Norway opener; Loren Rowney leads Australian 1-2 on stage 4 of La Route de France; Nacer Bouhanni doubles up at the Tour de l’Ain; Sunderland grabs stage 3 of the […]


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Michael Matthews wins Vuela al Pais Vasco opener; Roxanne Fournier claims GP de Dottignies; Peter Stetina seriously injured in crash at Pais Vasco; Kristoff hopes to equal Hushovd’s achievements, now targeting Roubaix; 13 cycling monstrosities from eBay; How the Race was Won — Tour of […]


Tygart: Hushovd ‘sat quietly and let the lies and deception continue’

The World Anti Doping Agency may have said that it doesn’t believe that Thor Hushovd violated the WADA Code when he didn’t inform authorities that Lance Armstrong had told in in 2011 that he had doped during his career, but US Anti Doping Agency chief Travis Tygart isn’t impressed. The USADA CEO, who helped bring […]


WADA confirms Hushovd didn’t break anti-doping Code in relation to Armstrong

Although he was criticized this week by Norwegian anti-doping authorities for not telling anyone that Lance Armstrong had admitted doping to him in 2011, Thor Hushovd appears not to have broken the World Anti Doping Agency’s rules in the matter. According to a WADA spokesman, Hushovd’s decision not to speak out about Armstrong’s admission to […]


Hushovd says Armstrong admitted doping to him in 2011, believes UCI likely hid evidence

Thor Hushovd has confirmed that he knew about Lance Armstrong’s doping in 2011, with the Norwegian saying that Armstrong told him then that he had used banned products during his career. The rider made the statement in his new autobiography Thor, which has initially been released in Norwegian but which is expected to be published […]


Thor Hushovd: “I can look back at my career with a big smile”

Thor Hushovd planned to retire after the world road race championships in Ponferrada, Spain, later this month. He showed strong form in the recent Arctic Race of Norway, taking second on stages two and four, and believed he was in with a chance of worlds selection. However injury scuppered those plans and meant that he […]


Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest we look at the weekend’s biggest stories in pro cycling. Here’s what you’ll find inside: National Championships wrap-up coming soon; Roman Kreuziger sidelined after biological passport problem; Thor Hushovd to retire at the end of the season; Taylor Phinney’s recovery progressing ahead of schedule; Brad […]


Hushovd: I want to show my time is not over

Dropped on stage three of the Critérium du Dauphiné and a non-starter on stage four, Thor Hushovd has accepted that he won’t ride this year’s Tour de France and said that his goal now is to work out what is wrong with his body, return to good health and prove that he still has a […]