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Saturday, January 1
First Edition Cycling News - Nine positives in Vuelta a Guatemala, Wiggins and Hoy get gongs, Marco Polo Cycling Team to be launched in China, Japan aiming for Keirin glory in World Cup, Evans to ride Bay series, Three legends confirmed for JCTDU dinner, Rolling into the new year, SCAT International Rider Award update

Sunday, January 2
First Edition Cycling News - Explanations demanded for Guatemala positives, No obstacles for Astarloa, Franzoi debuts for Lampre-Caffita in Aigle, Groenendaal sick, Petacchi married on the quiet, Land Rover/Touring Sport Cycling Team, Hit Racing

Monday, January 3
First Edition Cycling News - Coppi commemorated 45 years on, Liberty adds Würth, Roberts keeps the data flowing to Denmark, Di Grande and Duma to Volksbank, Voeckler honoured, Olympians Muenzer and Barry win Canadian Cyclist awards, Cycling club puts in for tsunami victims, Sydney Body Art Ride to raise money for cancer

Tuesday, January 4
First Edition Cycling News - Dmitri Neliubin killed, Phonak parts ways with Freuler and Pino, Ullrich sets New Year's resolutions, Belgian 'cross World's team takes shape, Zabel and Arndt cyclists of the year in Germany, No Bay Crits for Miller, Torres to Spiuk, Sentjens goes Belgian, Two Japanese continental teams, Le Tour de Dirt, Last chance to win an Argon18 Krypton FC with Red Ace

Wednesday, January 5
First Edition Cycling News - Cyclingnews Rider of the Year, Cycling Australia names new High Performance Manager, granted licence, Manchester keirin full line-up, Dajka in Australian team, Sentjens explains, Bay Crit series starts today, Mactier out of Bay Crits, Webb awarded, PoolGel supports Redlands, California Road Club helps Howe, Team Cobblestone, ISCorp Cycling Team

Thursday, January 6
First Edition Cycling News - Relax makes an offer to Santi Perez, Fernandez signs on as Phonak DS, Venezuelans to be sanctioned in Guatemala doping affair, Post to advise Rabobank, RCS Sport changes 2005 race calendar, Six Hours of Euskadi cancelled, Subway team ready for 2005, Team Yeti adds Riffle and Houseman, Campbell steps down, Clubs donate money to tsunami appeal

Friday, January 7
First Edition Cycling News - Lance pinpoints Classics, Round 3 of Track World Cup, Irish for Langkawi, CSC supports tsunami victims, Tsunami 12-12 effort in Diksmuide, Fuji donates to tsunami effort, Havukainen joins Iron Horse/Mad Catz, Tuscany bids for 2008 World's, Kansas hosts 2005-2007 Collegiate National Championships, Colavita training camp in February, Pacesetter Steel Service Cycling Team

Saturday, January 8
First Edition Cycling News - An interview with Chris Horner, goes public, Bouquet out, Gadret OK, Bouygues Telecom presentation in Paris, Franck Bouyer still waiting, Peace race in danger again, Heirewegh suspended for two and a half years, Irish 'cross raises money for tsunami appeal, Powerade mini tour at TDU

Sunday, January 9
First Edition Cycling News - Court says Museeuw doped, Armstrong wins suit, Kupfernagel defends title at German cyclo-cross Nats, Pichon race comeback planned in April, X-Power dig deep for underweight Downing, Catherine Marsal becomes DS of team S.A.T.S., Rasmussen donates, Team Alliance Environmental for 2005, Don Smith Memorial supports Braveheart fund

Monday, January 10
First Edition Cycling News - Armstrong wins "a significant victory", An interview with Johan Bruyneel, Ullrich: "Tour victory against Lance more valuable", Bourgain wins big-money keirin, Van Moorsel says goodbye, Danish 'Cross Championships cancelled, Paris-Nice teams announced, Stages clear for Tour Med, Van Beek wins gold at Deaflympics, Phil Liggett to host Team TIAA-CREF launch, Wedgewood Cycling Team complete for 2005

Tuesday, January 11
First Edition Cycling News - Discovering Discovery, No new news on Armstrong's Tour decision, Quick.Step launched in Belgium, Simoni ready for Australia, P.M.B. Fenix professional women's team, MG Xpower - Bigpond names eight, Two Spanish neo-pro's

Wednesday, January 12
First Edition Cycling News - Museeuw: "Do you want a second Pantani?", No more GP Eddy Merckx, French cross team ready for World's, Figueras joins Lampre-Caffita, Sky Sports shows Tour Down Under, Jenner out of Trust House Cycle Classic, Colavita sponsorship up for bids, Cross documentary to raise money for Colorado Juniors, Webcor Builders Women roster announced, Dynaflo Racing/Technocycle BRC
Cycling News Flash - Berden positive for EPO

Thursday, January 13
First Edition Cycling News - Rabobank aims high, Berden admits EPO use, Guatemalan coach suspended for life, Arenberg ditched from Paris-Roubaix, Lampre-Caffita for JCTDU, Euskaltel gets ready, Düsseldorf to bid for Tour start, United Texas Tour postponed, Three more for U.S. 'Cross World's team, Konica Minolta 2005, ABD Cycling

Friday, January 14
First Edition Cycling News - Sunday Times considers appeal in Armstrong case ruling, Tour of Qatar without Armstrong, Zabel not sure for Tour, Cofidis affair: French newspaper offices searched, Australia young track riders take charge in Manchester, Irish return Down Under, Four young riders in T-Mobile development programme, Good Friday Track Meeting restored, M Street Racing for 2005

Saturday, January 15
First Edition Cycling News - Bäckstedt not happy with Roubaix route changes, Dierckxsens retires, Superprestige to lose main sponsor?, Team Group Health Women’s Club of the Year, France and Britain head to Head at Revolution 7, Sutter Home wines sponsor Colavita/Cooking Light Women team, Mooloolaba Charity Challenge for Tsunami victims

Sunday, January 16
First Edition Cycling News - Landbouwkrediet-Colnago continues youth focus, CSC gets ready, Omega Pharma won't appeal, An interview with Philip Deignan, Kiesanowski to Nobili Rubinetterie, Gilmore breaks vertebrae, Wallers cobbles also out, Spinning record, EMU racing

Monday, January 17
First Edition Cycling News - Bayley crashes hard, Savoldelli breaks collarbone, Madsen, McGrory and Gilmore injured, Quick.Step lose one, Nys and Van den Brand win Cross World Cup, Ullrich and Cunego for Vuelta a Murcia, UCI goes for maximum suspensions in Guatemala, Aljazeera sponsors team, FIAC calls for National Championships host, Champion Cycling Elite and Development team, Team Schwab Cycles-Torelli Velo
JCTDU News - O'Grady motivated to win 2005 JCTDU

Tuesday, January 18
First Edition Cycling News - Barloworld-Valsir 2005, Andresen to Designa Køkken, Verstraeten to Fidea, Belgian and German selections for World's, Two remaining TdF tickets likely to Ag2r and Phonak, New crashing rules, Grafton winner replaces Jenner, Olympians back at Dunc Gray Velodrome, Cycling Tasmania rider-of-the-season update, A new Sturgess, Palazzago teams presented
JCTDU News - Team presentation vox pop

Wednesday, January 19
First Edition Cycling News - Leblanc impressed with Aussie spirit, Illes Balears to training camp, Cross World's: Urban out, Leontien van Moorsel presents team, Berden likely to lose medal, Hofbräu-Six Days in Stuttgart, Samsung-New Zealand team announced
Cycling News Flash - Top SA cyclists die in plane crash

Thursday, January 20
First Edition Cycling News - Franco-Belgian doping ring, An interview with Tom Danielson, More light shed in Pantani case, Saul Pasque killed, Tonkov to LPR, Dierckxsens unstoppable, Liquigas-Bianchi for Qatar, Why cyclists like to get high, Revenge at Revolution 7, NZ Track World Cup team, Team Snow Valley moves up, Klassen to Yeti, 'Meet the teams' in Northern California

Friday, January 21
First Edition Cycling News - Gerolsteiner team presentation, Armstrong entourage probed, Vansummeren Lotto's joker, Quick.Step misses the bus, No Tour for Petacchi, Italians waiting for Olympic bonus, Landbouwkrediet-Colnago to Tuscany, for Langkawi, Two more for Ceramica Flaminia, Ulmer and Carter spur on Youth Olympics riders, U.S. 24 hr MTB Nationals in Spokane

Saturday, January 22
First Edition Cycling News - Disappointed Armstrong responds to new doping investigation, Three ex-pros involved in doping ring, Lelangue positive about Phonak, UCI names more Pro Continental teams, Heijdens-Ten Tusscher becomes MTB trade team, Irish head start into new season, U.S. women attend track endurance camp, RAAM on TV, 300 free entries for Junior Crossers at Sea Otter Classic, Tsunami criteriums in Australia

Sunday, January 23
First Edition Cycling News - Six years on, silver team Fassa Bortolo shines bright, Ten charged in Bordeaux, Nobili Rubinetterie to Geelong Tour, DCU looking for a new national track coach, McEwen on PR tour in Parramatta, Søren Lilholt to Glud & Marstrand Horsens, New career chapter for Cummings, Northshore Mountain bike generates Legacy Fund, Des Moines Cycle Club donates $2,200
JCTDU News - Jean-Marie gets to know the locals, With parents like these....
2005 Giro launch - Giro d'Italia looking good for 2005; Cunego-Basso battle clearly on the cards

Monday, January 24
First Edition Cycling News - Better than ever: Team CSC enters ProTour with tremendous focus for 2005, Proud Preatoni relaunches Domina Vacanze for 2005, Top sprinters to Qatar, Gerdemann joins CSC, Cummings' heart OK, Comnet-Senges prepare for season, Spanish team ready for Sankt Wendel

Tuesday, January 25
First Edition Cycling News - All for the Tour: T-Mobile takes up its cause, RAGT Semences presentation, 2005 Giro evokes positive comments, Bart Wellens going for a hat-trick, Strong Australian contingent for Trust House Cycle Classic, Ferrio to Spiuk, Lefebvre sanctioned, 26th Vuelta Independencia Nacional República Dominicana
JCTDU News - Leblanc happy Down Under, but remains distant on Pro Tour expansion, 'Team Davis' brings Queensland support down south
Regional Cycling News - Nature Valley Grand Prix takes shape, Wendy's International Cycling Classic renamed, Joseph Sunde Memorial criteriums, Joe Trevorrow dies, Swedish riders to KSV Deerlijk

Wednesday, January 26
First Edition Cycling News - Liquigas-Bianchi presentation, First leaders of UCI Continental rankings, Millar heard by CAS, Simoni enjoys Down Under, Phonak to GP Doha and Qatar, Hofbräu-Six doing well, Haussler realistic, Sangiovanni re-elected, Cyclocross Juniors fundraiser successful, SA team sponsor wanted, Safeway/GA Communications

Thursday, January 27
First Edition Cycling News - Armstrong's 'F-One' group plots the hour, Tour de Langkawi: Tussle in the tropics, Cyclo-cross World's: Kupfernagel top favourite, An interview with Katherine Bates, 16 year-old positive for EPO, Laidoun out until March, Engels to Quick.Step, Skil-Moser presented, Wiggins at Revolution 7, FBD Milk Ras rules for county teams
Regional Cycling News - Schleck helps tsunami victims, McGuire-Langdale, Taberlay to Specialized, Lynn Gaggioli to Monex, Australian Madison Championships, Randwick Botany rider awarded OAM, Dundrum SC Orwell Wheelers Cycling School, Team Starbucks Doubleshot

Friday, January 28
First Edition Cycling News - Nys gets a head start, FDJ presentation, Ryan Cox interview, 15 teams to Challenge Illes Balears, French opening races, Pause for Pollack, Colavita/Cooking Light re-signs Kimmet, Jensen to FBD Insurance RÁS, Team Barbasol, , Argon 18 and CN reader poll winners
Latest Cycling News - Federation asks for four years for De Clercq, Floyd Landis interview, Cofidis Presents for 2005, Naturino-Sapore di Mare, Chocolade Jacques-T Interim, Sunde Memorial raises $2000, Bacardi-Nuvo Cycling Team, Eclipse Racing, Argon 18 and CN reader poll winners

Saturday, January 29
First Edition Cycling News - Vervecken believes he can challenge, Franzoi has hopes, Denmark not at World's, Perez to be banned for two years, LPR presentation, T-Mobile ready for Qatar, Marco Polo gets serious, Pozzi retires, Latest UCI decisions, New structure for British Cycling, Ag2r U23 team

Sunday, January 30
First Edition Cycling News - Cross World's day 1: Belgians well out of it, An interview with Alessandro Petacchi, Madariaga comments spark debate, Another coach suspended in Guatemala affair, Bigla: New Swiss women's team, Saey-Deschacht to continue on the road, New velodrome for Mallorca, Cycling Center/Bio-Racer

Monday, January 31
First Edition Cycling News - Cross World's day 2: Belgians turn it around, An interview with Mario Cipollini, Ceramica Flaminia presented, Comunidad Valenciana doubtful for Tour, Cameron Evans injured, Charity Cycle