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Aussies to fight Hushovd for green jersey

Updated: July 14, 2005, 1:52 PM ET
Reuters

By Stephen Farrand

DIGNE-LES-BAINS, France, July 14 - Thor Hushovd is the Tour de France's new points leader after Belgium's Tom Boonen retired with an injured knee.

Norwegian Hushovd, however, will have to contest every sprint if he wants to wear the points leader's green jersey at the end of the race.

The Credit Agricole sprinter has a total of 142 points after finishing ninth on Thursday's 12th stage to Digne-Les-Bains. Australians Stuart O'Grady and Robbie McEwen are close ...

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