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Wednesday, June 1
First Edition Cycling News - Cipollini questioned over Armstrong affair, IFEMA to sponsor Vuelta, A special diary from the Wachovia week, Selle Italia wants ProTour, Etxebarria leads Liberty, Fassa Bortolo & Landbouwkrediet-Colnago for Luxembourg, RAGT-Semences for GP Schwarzwald, Fothen to ride LuK-Challenge, Memorial Marco Pantani
Latest Cycling News - Fassa favourites for Luxembourg, Lampre-Caffita for Dauphiné Libéré, De Cauwer case postponed, Sestili to Naturino, Fothen in LuK-Challenge, USC Chirio back in action, Colorado cyclist killed, USA MTB National's at Mammoth, BikeNZ gets a $5 million boost, 'Hell' rolls into Brisbane and Perth
Cycling News Flash - Lotz admits EPO use

Thursday, June 2
First Edition Cycling News - USPRO Champ endures adversity in Philly, Downing down for the count, Ullrich in action in Germany; Pollack and Klier in Luxembourg, Six riders per team in Eindhoven, Universal Caffè Styloffice registered, Cycling Ireland appoints new general manager
Latest Cycling News - Second-last call: Armstrong to the start line, Illes Balears for Dauphiné, Discovery Team update, Discovery maximises Armstrong connection, Voigt a Dad again

Friday, June 3
First Edition Cycling News - Wachovia USPRO Championship is finally legal at 21, Dekker to retire at end of 2006, Gaumont tips the bucket, Hamilton appeal is go, Massive doping bust in Spain, T-Mobile ready for Dauphiné, Gerolsteiner for upcoming races, Irish weekend preview
Latest Cycling News - Hondo banned, VDB and Planckaert react to Gaumont book, Saunier Duval for Dauphiné Libéré, Savoldelli to ride LuK-Challenge, Fothen in Tour of Germany, Aids/Lifecycle Ride starts June 5, Cyclist killed in Maryland, Ontario Provincial Track Championships at Forest City, 'Hell' comes earlier to Brisbane

Saturday, June 4
Wachovia Week Cycling News - Fred Rodriguez: Say captain - say what, Hammond on comeback trail, Liquigas-Bianchi's fire & ice, Raging Bull, Ultra Nico, Celebrate for a good cause
First Edition Cycling News - MTB World Cup preview, Zabel to Spain, Quick.Step-Innergetic for Dauphine, Rogers and Sinkewitz recon Tour, Liberty recons Tour, Second Memorial Pantani, Buitenpoort-Flexpoint not in Topcompetitie, Tuck into Tuscany for Phinney Foundation, Australian study needs riders, Latest doping sanctions

Sunday, June 5
Wachovia Week Cycling News - An interview with Chris Horner, Hammond responds to Lieswyn, Pre-USPRO comments, Live coverage
First Edition Cycling News - Heras wants to prove himself, Giro del Trentino Alto Adige-Sud Tirol, MerlanDuo-Be One in the hurt box

Monday, June 6
First Edition Cycling News - Armstrong: "Discovery can play the victory", Ullrich still a step away, Nozal, D'Abusco out of Dauphiné, T-Mobile's acid test, Nothing major for CSC, MTB World Cup ends on sour note, Robbie McEwen online
Latest Cycling News - Bäckstedt using Dauphiné as Tour warmup, Verbrugghe satisfied, Haussler "helped" by a gendarme, Saunier Duval aiming for the top in Tour de Suisse, Phonak for Tour de Suisse, Appeal unlikely for Hondo, Rabobank doubles "Keep Supporting Asia" fund, South America gets a boost, Marathon World Cup in St. Wendel, Kowalski Recruitment Canberra Junior & Women's Tour

Tuesday, June 7
First Edition Cycling News - Armstrong plays domestique, Hincapie ponders end of era, Loda out, Piil abandons, ProTour applications, RAGT Semences hits out at ProTour, Bear kills mountain biker, Davitamon Lotto for Switzerland, WV Governor proclaims MTB month, $10,000 purse for Masters, 2005 Nature Valley Grand Prix, CapTech Classic
Latest Cycling News - Zabriskie a chance at the Tour, TTs are what concern Armstrong most, Schmitz's first victory for 2005, Ten grand up for grabs in Rhode Island

Wednesday, June 8
First Edition Cycling News - Low-key Dauphiné stage 2, An interview with Juan Manuel Garate, Record crowds for Wachovia, Tour de Nez, Tour of Britain, Ottawa race weekend, M Donnelly Junior Tour goes west, Training bunch knocks over pedestrian, Florit supports Right to Play
Latest Cycling News - White hits truck, but on track for 2005 TdF, Davitamon-Lotto for Tour de Suisse, Lampre fires Scotto d'Abusco, Davitmon-Lotto wants Alti-Trainer back, Philips to take over from Fassa Bortolo?, NASA engineer to compete in RAAM, 4th Cox Charities Cycling Classic, Mont 24 Hour team entries closed

Thursday, June 9
First Edition Cycling News - Favourites show their cards in Dauphiné TT, Cunego down with mononucleosis?, Fassa and Balears line-up for Tour de Suisse, T-Mobile ambitious for Switzerland, Loda not sure for Tour, BikeWales with Nicole Cooke, Dolomiti Superbike with Bart Brentjens
Latest Cycling News - Tour de Suisse preview, The revival of Belgian cycling, Gerolsteiner, Quick.Step to Tour de Suisse, Ullrich: "I must convert strength into speed", CSC: "The Tour is when we should be peaking", Rossner and Arndt become Gay Games ambassadors, 2005 Giro Fantasy Game winners announced!

Friday, June 10
First Edition Cycling News - Dauphiné stage 4 wrap up, An interview with Lance Armstrong, Pellizotti eager for the Tour, Lampre-Caffita for Tour de Suisse, Gerolsteiner names 11 for Tour de France, Teams for Tour de Beauce, NORBA #3 includes downhill events, Killeen hoping for another Commonwealth Games medal, Evening racing in Ireland
Latest Cycling News - Van Huffel's view on Ventoux, Fast stage damages peloton, Dajka hits out, Phonak names Tour line up, 2009 World's in Mendrisio, Absalon targets MTB World's, Ontario Downhill MTB cancelled, Iron Hill Twilight Criterium

Saturday, June 11
First Edition Cycling News - UCI drops Olympic kilo, Dauphiné wrap-up, Paulinho abandons, Swiss victory not in Ullrich's sights, Switzerland changes, Armstrong will be ready, Liquigas gets ready, 45th Nevada City Classic, Cascade Classic, King of the Mountain downhill

Sunday, June 12
Cycling News Special - Killing the Kilo and the 500, What sport are they watching?, Clignet weighs in, Online petition set up, Alternatives, Australians disappointed
First Edition Cycling News - Dauphiné stage 6 wrapup, Contador fractures finger, Nozal hit by a car, Tour de Suisse stage 1 wrapup, UCI women's rankings: Wood increases lead, Liggett gets a gong, One team, team for sale...

Monday, June 13
First Edition Cycling News - Dauphiné final stage wrapup, Saunier satisfied, Tour de Suisse stage 2 wrapup, Botero moves up ProTour rankings, Rousseau disappointed with Kilo loss, CSC denies keeping files on journalists, José Beyaert dies, Team Universal Caffé-Styloffice in Asturias
Latest Cycling News - Advantage: Ullrich, Phonak confident for Tour de France, Bittersweet Dauphiné for Leipheimer, China bemoans UCI decision, Klöden Daddy again, Val di sole Cup 2005, Online registration open for BC Superweek
Dauphiné Libéré Cycling News Special - Hincapie top of the class, Carlos Sastre: A race against time, Alby 'pretty sure' about Le Tour #2

Tuesday, June 14
First Edition Cycling News - Tour de Suisse stage 3 wrap, Davitamon Lotto teams, Voigt to represent riders, Spiuk teams, Bates weighs in to kilo debate, Devolder to ride Diksmuide, Dajka seeks help, BC Superweek, Night four-cross in Wales, Memorial for rider, David Betts dinner
Latest Cycling News - Tour de Beauce preview, Vasilli Davidenko interview, Bettini unwell, Cunego in doubt for the Tour, Where is Nose?, Martinello to supervise Italian national team, Gollan elected President women's CPA, More cyclists recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours, Keller joins Buitenpoort-Flexpoint, Highland Fling

Wednesday, June 15
First Edition Cycling News - Tour de Suisse stage 4 wrap, A two-pronged Tour for Davitamon, Gonchar out, T-Mobile targets Asturias and Naranco, Tour to Germany in 2006 too, Van Bon, Teams for Ster Elektrotour, Le Roc'h withdraws, JCTDU joins Tour de France, Texas driver sentenced, Harlem Skyscraper Classic
Latest Cycling News - An interview with Cadel Evans, T-Mobile notes, Vinokourov talking to Discovery Channel?, Illes Balears to stop title sponsorship, Fassa Bortolo and Lampre for Eindhoven, Giro del Trentino Alto Adige starts today, RAAM competitors face up
Cycling News Flash - Galletti dies at Subida al Naranco

Thursday, June 16
First Edition Cycling News - Phonak defends itself, Quick.Step announces ten, Freire out of TdS and TdF, Liberty fires team doctor, Zabel hopes for Tour participation, Illes Balears and Liberty for G.P. Eindhoven, Cofidis changes General Manager, One for Irish history books!, King of the Mountain Series hits off, Yaletown Grand Prix in Vancouver
Latest Cycling News - Autopsy held to determine cause of Galletti's death, Ullrich: "I believe in myself", Haselbacher disappointed, Discovery for G.P. Eindhoven, Hamilton appeal hearing delayed, Dajka gets three-year suspension, Creed pulled back by spectator, Westside Cycling Classic with Alison Sydor

Friday, June 17
First Edition Cycling News - Tour de Suisse stage 6 wrapup, An interview with Dave Zabriskie, No Tour for Zabel, T-Mobile and Liquigas for G.P. Eindhoven, Galletti: heart attack confirmed, Killing the Kilo and 500: the UCI explains, Park City Cycling Festival starts June 21
Latest Cycling News - Rogers' mountain training pays off, Eddy Merckx turns 60, An interview with Simon Gerrans, De Gruyter stagiaire with, European Track Championships presented, Young US cyclist loses leg

Saturday, June 18
First Edition Cycling News - TdS stage 7, Rogers: "No saving any energy here", Rogers to T-Mobile, Hondo accepts suspension, Cioni will defend national TT championship, Domina Vacanze to Eindhoven, Reaching up: Agritubel, Pro cycling media coverage increased, Latest doping sanctions, Technocycle BRC/Dynaflo Racing seeking
Latest Cycling News - Chris Horner's Tour de France debut: "I did it!", Hoste DQ'd for spitting, McEwen out, Tom Boonen in Playboy magazine, Venezuela to host Junior Pan-Am Championships

Sunday, June 19
First Edition Cycling News - Tour de Suisse Stage 8 wrapup, McGee in the hurt bag, though still optimistic, Julich playing a supporter's role, Boonen a DNS on Sunday, Bui bounces back in 2005, Galletti's funeral on Monday, RAAM riders to raise more money for charity

Monday, June 20
Latest Cycling News - The TerminAitor's back, Schleck almost made the podium, Gil "should have waited", Cunego skips National Champs, No Gerolsteiner in Zabel's future?, Barras confirmed Australian Track Coach, Kiesanowski to participate in Dead Dog Classic, SA Hector Norris track gets grant
Tour de Suisse Cycling News - Stage 9 wrapup, Reports from the road: Horner, McGee, Evans, Hammond, Kirchen
First Edition Cycling News - Latest ProTour rankings, Valverde on track for Tour, Zabel contemplates his future, Vino to leave Germany?, CSC confirms eight for the Tour, Eight riders for Rabobank, Bad crash for Wooldridge, Colavita/Cooking Light signs Christina Peick, Honolulu Century Ride

Tuesday, June 21
First Edition Cycling News - A little more Cadel, Robbie McEwen interview, Di Luca targets ProTour, Carmichael on Armstrong, Kilo petition nears 10,000, Van Bon to Tour, Bui to skip World Cup, AG2R for nationals, Lampre for nationals, Polish teams for Moscow, Liggett and Phinney at Parkinson's gala, Hanes Park Criterium
Latest Cycling News - A missed opportunity for Schleck?, Phonak: it's all about the team, Matt Hayman update, Gerolsteiner names their nine, Liberty's Eleven, Davitamon-Lotto for national championships

Wednesday, June 22
First Edition Cycling News - Cunego to skip Tour, McEwen: Tour points jersey "over-rated", Liquigas-Bianchi & Davitamon-Lotto for Tour, Surgery for Freire, Ulmer to ride women's Giro, Agritubel adds sponsor, Malaysian rider to Liberty Seguros, Skil-Moser for Noord-Nederland, O'Donoghue misses out, Colne Town Centre GP, Aston Hill Downhills 2005, Northbrook Velodrome, New coach for TIS, Hell On Wheels update
Latest Cycling News - Mayo "without pressure", T-Mobile announces nine, Taberlay injured in Canada, Horses get in Lara's way, Mangel undergoes surgery, Hit and run on cyclists - Australia's new blood sport?

Thursday, June 23
First Edition Cycling News - Discovery's nine, T-Mobile supporting Ullrich, Bettini out of Italian Championships, Dessel in hospital, David Young out of hospital, U.S. triathlete dies, Thorburn and Webcor continue to lead Women's Prestige series, Dwars door Gendringen cancelled, Fantasy Tour de France is go!
Latest Cycling News - Voigt's best season ever?, Discovery team update, Quick.Step, Illes Balears & Fassa for nationals, Cycling Australia welcomes ASADA

Friday, June 24
First Edition Cycling News - Vandenbroucke must pay €250K , Blood transfusions tested for in Tour, Saunier Duval for Tour, Liberty, Liquigas for road nationals, UCI president-elect handed Kilo petition, Van Loocke forfeits Belgian Championships, Breedlove dies during RAAM , Victoria's first closed crit circuit, New rules for Fantasy Tour de France 05
Latest Cycling News - Who will win the Belgian Tricolore?, Liberty Seguros-Würth for Tour de France, Two riders for Liberty's U23 team, No Boonen in Aalst, SAFI-Pasta Zara-Manhattan won't ride Giro, Albasini with Liquigas for another two years, Irish National Championships in Belfast, Burlingame Criterium this weekend

Saturday, June 25
First Edition Cycling News - An interview with Alexandre Vinokourov and Andreas Klöden, IOC denies asking for track events to be cut, Morelon wants TT's in, More problems for Figueras, German Nat's news, Fothen stays with Gerolsteiner, Van Gils on road with Skil-Moser, International Cycling Classic (Superweek), Scottish Cross Country MTB Series #4, More Prizes - Fantasy Tour de France

Sunday, June 26
First Edition Cycling News - Euskaltel-Euskadi for the Tour, Vandenbroucke reacts to big fine, Merckx out of Belgian Championships, CSC has three new National Champions, Sprinters expected to reign in Germany, Heat a factor in Mont Sainte-Anne World Cup, Latest Continental rankings

Monday, June 27
First Edition Cycling News - The 2005 National Championships, Armstrong confident despite crash, CSC: Roberts to Tour, Wauters with Rabobank, Illes Balears' Tour line-up, Brard cleared, No future for RAGT?, Ullrich has new girlfriend, Vancouver Bike Month popular, Funeral for Bob Breedlove, Tactics for Fantasy Tour
Latest Cycling News - Saiz: "Heras better than ever", Baguet celebrates, but no Tour for him, All dreams come true for Roberts, French Tour rosters complete, Ciolek new German sprint star?
Cycling News Flash - Schumacher positive

Tuesday, June 28
First Edition Cycling News - Simoni skips Tour, Fassa reveals line-up, Scanlon to miss, Brixia Tour 2005, Rabo riders extend, Crédit Agricole, Bellotti, Baguet to Diksmuide, Winn appointed, New laws in Colorado, Tactics for Fantasy Tour
Latest Cycling News - Ullrich: "A change of guard long overdue", Vino more or less 100 percent, Bak back to his best, Aldag turns TV journo in July, Lance's legacies

Wednesday, June 29
First Edition Cycling News - Armstrong: "I feel strong", Leblanc: T-Mobile is the challenger, White tips Armstrong, Simoni explains, Quick-Step confirms, TdF LAF fund-raiser, Schumacher protests, RAGT Semences ends, Cox joins Lazio, CVT/CSC takes on South Africa's best, SISU BC Cup
Latest Cycling News - Phonak aiming high, Schumacher realises his mistake, Rumsas arrested, Vandenbroucke to appeal his fine, Buitenpoort-Flexpoint for women's Giro, Darren Kenny gunning for CP World's medals

Thursday, June 30
First Edition Cycling News - Godefroot: "Ullrich much better than in last years", Mixed feelings at Liquigas, Quick.Step to control first week, Breukink: "Menchov can aim for top five", European Track Championships behind Derny, South African Juniors for MDonnelly Junior Tour, Tour Fantasy game: Rider list update
MTB News & racing round-up - Brazil no-shows mean opportunity for Craig, North Americans strong at Mont St Anne, Carl Decker succeeds on the road, Juarez wins in UK Mountain Mayhem, MTBers conquer RAAM, Taberlay injured, Aston Hill Downhills 2005
Latest Cycling News - Noirmoutier, a windy place, Fassa: Bossoni out, Facci in, Beloki "close to Heras", Tour contenders at LuK-Challenge, Marchiol-Ima-Famila suspends Del Puppo, Viktor Renäng signs for continental team, Johansson stagiaire with Barloworld, Broken ankle for Fenwick, Dick Evans Memorial race in Hawaii, Win a TREK Madone - Fantasy Le Tour