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Sunday, April 1
Special Edition Cycling News - Édition Avril Imbécile - Dubai to host TdF prologue, WADA says: 'suck on this', MSR stretches to 400km by '09, Virgin plans takeover, Points race for Paris-Roubaix, Cipo denies brothel rumours - 'it was just a birthday party', NASCAR goes green, Guys like us form team
First Edition Cycling News - New world record for Meares, Boonen wins special fourth at E3 Prijs Vlaanderen, Racers talk following E3-Prijs, After win Pendleton ready for third gold quest, Quinn relegated in scratch, Smith out due to crash, Hundreds finish gruelling Cape Epic, Haedo ok post-crash
Monday, April 2
First Edition Cycling News - Voigt equals Kelly in Critérium International, Valverde on track for April races, Pendleton makes it three, Australian team second in Worlds medal count, Hushovd resting, Back problems for Baguet, Millar to lead Saunier Duval in Driedaagse De Panne, Quick-Step for Driedaagse De Panne, Fantasy Ronde van Vlaanderen Spring Classics 2007!
Latest Cycling News - No Dauphiné for, either, Vinokourov thinks about Briançon, Promising Burghardt again showed class, US track team fifth in medal standings, Three training centres for US track cyclists, Benefit ride with Bob Roll
Tuesday, April 3
First Edition Cycling News - Llaneras to retire after Beijing, Escobar back on the road, Hammond and Cavendish spear-head T-Mobile at De Panne, Landuyt-Museeuw trial delayed, Smart speed vs absolute speed, Fuerteventura - Canarias gets Spanish starts, Willemse Jnr to miss SA champs, Toyota-United looking for 10th win at US Open, Wheaties to sponsor Nature Valley GP, Sparks nominated for USOC award
Latest Cycling News - Cunego progresses in Critérium International, Freire thinks of Ronde, Italians in Brabantse Pijl, Three Days De Panne, Spanish teams preparing País Vasco, Di Luca leads Italian Cup, Cycling Queensland ready for champs
Wednesday, April 4
Cycling News Flash - Puerto blood confirmed to be Ullrich's
First Edition Cycling News - Italians on song at De Panne, Muchas mountains in País Vasco, Euskaltel Euskadi rides País Vasco route, Cooke delighted with strong season start, Pendleton to appear at Good Friday meeting, Backstedt to lead Liquigas babies, Relax-Gam announce GP Miguel Indurain roster, Friuli Venezia Giulia organisers left with tough decision, Fantasy Ronde van Vlaanderen
Latest Cycling News - De Ronde - A killer cobbled Classic, Paolini thinks Flanders, Ullrich case and Puerto suspects, Hoy: Gone in sixty seconds, Jalabert tries triathlon, Petacchi confirmed non-start for Flanders, Le Mevel re-enters in Sarthe, Vandenbroucke and Nardello for Lombarda, Slipstream-Chipotle in Critérium International
Thursday, April 5
First Edition Cycling News - ProTour teams commit to DNA testing, Tour de Georgia signs new sponsor, McEwen out of Flanders, Hoste feeling better, Bennati preps for Flanders, Hard times for DFL-Cyclingnews, Ullrich's former team "disappointed", Rojas back for Flanders, Teams announce Flanders lineups, Teams for GP Miguel Indurain, Nardello ill, Nature Valley GP
Latest Cycling News - T-Mobile boss reacts to Ullrich's findings, Benna returning to form, Paolini confident, Balducci satisfied, Petacchi preps for Gent-Wevelgem, Rubén Plaza to Caisse d'Epargne, Valverde likes País Vasco route
Friday, April 6
MTB News & Racing Roundup - Gould dominates NMBS opener, Hundreds finish Cape Epic, US Development team opener, SwissPower Cup #1, Downhiller Minnaar's second Cape Epic, Myriam Saugy: The last stage, Nick Martin: Who is Martini?, Gordon to Aussie 24Hr Solo nationals, Pro Bike: Adam Craig's Giant Anthem, MTB Tech: New frames brakes & forks, team, 24Hr of Insomnia, EFTA calendar, Desert Trophy
First Edition Cycling News - Two stages conclude DePanne, No Melchers-Van Poppel for Flanders, Liquigas starts Settimana Lombardia with win, Women's Prestige Series showcases emerging talent, Tour of Ulster consolidates, Zabel to lead Milram at Flanders, T-Mobile for Flanders, G.P. Miguel Indurain counts on Valverde, Vino & Mayo, Favorites on favorites for Vuelta al Pais Vasco, Kelly Benefit Strategies to Richmond
Latest Cycling News - Insider's guide: Climbs of the Ronde van Vlaanderen, Quick-Step ready, Saunier Duval for Easter races, Rabobank, Quick-Step and T-Mobile climbers for Pais Vasco, State of race promoting in the US: Up or down?, Toyota-United has high hopes for US Open, Mt. Hood Classic offers travel grants to women's teams, "Sooty Park" returns this Saturday
Saturday, April 7
First Edition Cycling News - Ballan back on winning form, Puerto: Teams associations back DNA comparisons, Changes to Rabobank Flanders line-up, Astana for the weekend races, Sánchez ready for Pais Vasco, Astarloa leads Milram in Spain, Schulze out of the hospital, The Kodak Gallery Pro for US Open, Boulder-Roubaix postponed, Boston Beanpot sets records
Sunday, April 8
First Edition Cycling News - Spring Classics more important for CSC, Boonen ready to set Flanders on fire, Pozzato captains Liquigas, T-Mobile's up-and-coming Classics specialist, Tafi: "Stay up front", Freire on De Ronde, Bennati sprinting with confidence, Senf out of RvV after accident, Fuentes active again?, Pic & Tuft win US Open despite snowy start, Kreuziger seizes Lombarda wins, Liquigas in Spain & France, Astana for Pais Vasco
Monday, April 9
First Edition Cycling News - Cancellara gets 'experience', Flanders injury update, Ullrich maintains innocence, US Open makes for dramatic television, Gerolsteiner in Sarthe, Elk Haus in Cologne, Team H&R Block announces 2007 cycling team
Latest Cycling News - RVV winner's story: Battling Belgian cobbles, More Ronde reactions: Hoste, Kroon, Quick-Step, Vlaanderen injury list grows longer, Zabel out of Paris-Roubaix, Contador holds the pressure, CSC expects much of Pais Vasco, Ullrich blames the press, attorneys seeking deal?
Tuesday, April 10
First Edition Cycling News - ASO's snub expands, Boonen to start Gent-Wevelgem, Breschel recovering, Valverde satisfied with País Vasco start, Ciolek out of luck in Köln, Volksbank's big day in Köln, Aussie champ for Tour of the Southern Grampians, online production editors required - Europe & Australia
BMX News & Racing Roundup - Madrid World Cup track uncovered, BMX's Reade takes track Gold, Adelaide WC track mirrors Olympic design, pre-Worlds Championships announced, Willer heads to Spain with NZ title, Madill gets unlucky break, Former champion takes Easter spoils, Disney to hold ABA nationals
Latest Cycling News - Ballan's first bike, Lampre Family, Ballan for Roubaix, Benna and Pippo in Gent-Wevelgem, Line-ups for Gent-Wevelgem, New cobblestone sector for Paris-Roubaix, Short País Vasco for Menchov, Saunier's País Vasco start, DNA for all Puerto blood bags?, Commerce Bank Triple Crown
Wednesday, April 11
First Edition Cycling News - McEwen back for Gent-Wevelgem; looking to Giro, Kelly talks Classics, Disco leads ProTour, Hammond wants results, Breschel ready, Quick.Step for Tour de Georgia, McCann to lead Colavita in Georgia, Drapac-Porsche lead strong B2B Classic lineup, Sunny King Crit aims for $28,000 in cancer donations
Latest Cycling News - UCI to take legal action against GT organisers, Gent-Wevelgem: Power-sprinters prevail?, Latest: Bennati out, Petacchi's leadership questioned, CSC ambitious and experienced, Saunier Duval out for victory at Pais Vasco?, Kohl saves himself, Getränke Hoffman's bumpy ride
Thursday, April 12
First Edition Cycling News - Gent-Wevelgem: post-race reactions, Wednesday's crash, injury and sickness report, Cruz in Flanders, Zabel back on the bike, Evans gets punchy in the Basque Country, T-Mobile for GP Pino Cerami, Jittery Joe's for Georgia
Latest Cycling News - McQuaid: UCI will take legal action, Kemmelberg again centre of polemic, Freire 'upset' after Gent-Wevelgem, Hammond: Finally making the break, Rabobank in Paris-Roubaix, Landis' B samples to be tested, Milram baby
Friday, April 13
First Edition Cycling News - Teams finalising Roubaix rosters, Injury and illness report continued, Team LPR goes one-two, Valverde prepares for Amstel, Hansen "disappointed" with ProTour debut, Milram in Spain, Volksbank for Drenthe, USA development team to Georgia, Cannondale recalls integrated carbon cranksets
Latest Cycling News - Roubaix weather forecast, CSC ready for 'Hell', Hoste looking for revenge, Kemmelberg crashes - who or what is to blame?, An interview with Nicole Cooke, Rabobank and Milram suffering, Landis wants 'B' tests done in LA, German teams for Ronde van Drenthe
Saturday, April 14
First Edition Cycling News - Quickstep predicts an unusual Paris-Roubaix, Van Petegem relaxed and ready, Bäckstedt and Hushovd make comebacks, Austrians, Astana for Paris-Roubaix, Women's World Cup heads north, Injury report part three, Landis wants samples split, Team doctor denies T-Mobile doping, Slipstream heads to Georgia
Paris-Roubaix Cycling News - A breakdown of Hell: The pavé of Paris-Roubaix, Boonen fighting with equal weapons again, Discovery Channel's dark horses, Going the distance, "One train can hide another", Benna looking better, Pre-race quotes: Lancaster, Bäckstedt, Haussler & Vansevenant, Fantasy Paris-Roubaix ready to play!
Sunday, April 15
First Edition Cycling News - Riders confident as Roubaix nears, Klöden: Sarthe "satisfying", New teams for Jaksche and Beloki?, Niermann's "horror day", Airport strike holds up flights to Georgia, Rains brings Sea Otter action to a halt, Estonian team aiming for RAS glory, British Premier Calendar moves south for Archer GP
Monday, April 16
First Edition Cycling News - Post-Roubaix quotes, Wiesenhof makes the podium, Leukemans sets the record straight, Motorbike ends race for Hoste, Shower talk, illegal in Belgium, too, Lefevere calls on EC to investigate ASO, O'Neill returns in Tour de Georgia
Latest Cycling News - O'Grady: To hell and back, Ronde King Ballan suffers, Franzoi escapes again, Hushovd's outsider chances spoiled, Pozzato disappointed, Danielson carrying the torch, Fuentes active again
Tuesday, April 17
First Edition Cycling News - French lab begins Landis sample analysis, Demol questions Discovery tactics, Aggressive O'Grady conquers Hell, Paris-Roubaix video highlights, Tinkoff confirm Jaksche signing, Milram & Quick.Step for Scheldeprijs, Barloworld announce lineups, Problems with Dutch antidoping program, BMW Bianchi women's team
Latest Cycling News - Gilbert uncertain for Liège, Nuyens to Amstel, Cunego recons Giro stages, Eisel focuses on Tour de France, Roubaix too much for Austrians, Azanza to be operated, Hondo's court case hearing delayed, T-Mobile, Milram for upcoming races, King sole US survivor of Paris-Roubaix Juniors, Should Ullrich stay or go?
Wednesday, April 18
First Edition Cycling News - No Scheldeprijs for Boonen, Valverde gunning for Amstel Gold, Euskal Bizikleta to go ahead, Broken hand for Wilson, DFL-Cyclingnews in the wars again, ASO introduces new cyclo-sportive, Cycling NZ announce new selectors, B2B's growth spurt continues
Latest Cycling News - Franzoi hopes for future Classic success, Lefevere with mixed emotions, Experts review Boonen's racing, Basso reconnoitres Zoncolan, Vandenbroucke returns, Wildcards for Catalunya, Skil-Shimano for Amstel, Ullrich questionnaire misrepresented
Thursday, April 19
First Edition Cycling News - Cavendish: 'I want to be the next McEwen', Speedy Bruyneel caught, Rabobank counting on Gold experience, Pose with Landis - at a price, Hondo still waiting, Crash and injury update, No Beloki for Astana, Allar delighted after victory, Iron Horse caps entries
Latest Cycling News - Basso on Monte Zoncolan, Riccò returns for Amstel, Meersman comes out winning, Saunier stronger and stronger, Vande Velde rises in Georgia, Jacques-Maynes: The family guy, Flecha gains Roubaix experience
Friday, April 20

First Edition Cycling News - Boogerd to retire at end of season, Horrillo has anti-doping 'administrative error', Moletta in rehabilitation, Broken clavicle for Rigotto, Teams announce line-ups for Amstel, Ballan, Leukemans out of Amstel, Haedo is waiting for Giro, Downing looks forward to USA racing, Building success in the women's peloton, USA Cycling opens women's centre in Europe, First Fantasy winners confirmed
Latest Cycling News - Prudhomme: No Fuentes' riders in Tour, Cunego studies Tre Cime di Lavaredo, Bruyneel on Georgia TT, Two thumbs up for TT change, Züri Metzgete cancelled, Boonen takes a break, Vandenbroucke back, MIO a possible Discovery sponsor, Romandie announces route, Posthuma Update, Bertagnolli returns, Caisse d'Epargne for the Ardennes, Landis returns to racing
Saturday, April 21
First Edition Cycling News - UCI begins legal action against ASO, Rabobank looking to Kroon and Gilbert?, T-Mobile's success "the result of hard work", Bad breaks for Coyot, Hinault, Rumours of Backstedt's retirement premature, Amstel line-up changes, Wiesenhof confident for Amstel, Barloworld for Italy, Triple Crown highlights women's racing, First Fantasy Spring Classics Winners Confirmed!
Sunday, April 22
First Edition Cycling News - Race officials crack down in Georgia, Marinangeli sidelined for high hematocrit, Riccò returns, McCartney down with meningitis, Scharer ends career, Amy Gillette Foundation fundraiser a success, Jaksche blasts critics, Field for Tour of Virginia, Tour of Ulster fields first female racer, Ride of Silence May 16, Valverde and Sánchez for Amstel, Raisin announces engagement at TdG
Monday, April 23
First Edition Cycling News - Bruyneel indirect regarding Basso - no comment on Prudhomme, Schumacher's Amstel win, Brajkovic's Georgia surprise, Boogerd reflects on final Amstel, Still a chance for the Züri Metzgete?, Voigt talks tactics, Valverde looks to Ardennes, Liquigas for Giro del Trentino, USAC announces Collegiate Tour Baby!, Perils for Pedestrians TV show
Latest Cycling News - A boost for Rebellin, Bettini hopeful for Liège, Rabobank in Flèche Wallonne, Posthuma better, Rujano breaks bones, Domestic squads on par in Georgia, Bayern Rundfahrt announces teams, Volksbank for Giro del Trentino, Oceania Championships in Queensland, Inaugural Tour de Cure to raise funds for cancer research, Symmetrics publishes comic book
Cycling News Flash - L'Equipe: Landis B-samples contain synthetic testosterone
Tuesday, April 24
First Edition Cycling News - Landis camp responds to new L'Equipe testosterone claims, McQuaid appeals for DNA comparisons, Henninger Turm wants ProTour status, Flèche Wallonne line-ups and Niedersachsen Rundfahrt, Benfica terminate Sergio Ribeiro, Kelly Benefit announces Virginia roster
Latest Cycling News - Italy collects Basso-related blood bags, Roche happy with Giro selection, Valverde prepares in Ardennes, Rogers: peloton needs to be united, No Ardennes for Unibet, Kessler "pleasantly surprised", Vandenbroucke update, Rabobank DS cited for "dangerous driving"
Cycling News Flash - Basso's Giro participation in doubt
Wednesday, April 25
MTB News & Racing Roundup - Surprise World Cup winners, NUE series opens with Cohutta, Testing the worlds race course, Updated UCI rankings, NMBS #2 to Santa Barbara, Greenbriar: Road to US Nationals, 24 Solo & Sevenvision premieres, Ridley 'cross team, Mary & Mike diary: Going far South, Chris Davidson diary: Off to the races, Whiskey Off-Road to Arizona, E100 alive & kicking, Blue Ridge Series, Granogue race for cancer research, Philly "Rally in the Valley"
First Edition Cycling News - ASO pushes for Puerto-related suspensions, No Henninger Turm for Astana, Line ups for Vuelta a la Rioja, Spectator injured on Brasstown Bald, Surgery for Hovelijnck, Wiesenhof in its 'home' race, British Cycling answers cricket call-up, Pearce quits USAC to return to competition, Scotiabank signs as Tour de PEI sponsor
Latest Cycling News - Unibet to pursue damages after ASO denies Flèche Wallonne start, UCI loses court case, EU official supports Unibet, Basso to give DNA sample?, Landis case: French Anti-Doping Agency defends procedure, How the Hell was won, End of Cappelle's season, Petacchi repeat in Niedersachsen?, Karpin Galicia & Fuerteventura - Canarias for Vuelta a la Rioja
Thursday, April 26
First Edition Cycling News - Rebellin returns to conquer Ardennes Classic, CONI hopes for Basso's DNA, Armstrong supports Landis against French lab, Moreni wanted better, Quick Step's intestinal problems, Dekker lacks power yet hopeful for Liège, Rogers will try again, Ignatiev finished on Ahin, McCartney home recovering, Pollack breaks collarbone, Discovery replaces Race to Replace, Elk Haus in Trentino, Portland Raceway series
Latest Cycling News - A nightmare year for Unibet's Wilson, Prudhomme pleased with Basso suspension, Valverde's Flèche "a good sign", Merckx hoping for good Liège showing, Gerolsteiner looking forward to Liège, Tough Flèche for Getränke Hoffmann, Koppenberg pavés to be renovated, AEG-Toshiba-JetNetwork for USA Crits Southeast, Austrian U23 doping bans upheld, Quality field for East Midlands International CiCLE Classic
Friday, April 27
First Edition Cycling News - 'Unibet exclusion is not legal', Basso decries time-bomb justice, Riders' association reacts to Puerto, Landis nearly bankrupt?, CSC for the Giro, Julich discusses season plans, Hondo suspension upheld, Liège-Bastogne-Liège line-ups, Wiesenhof for Henninger Turm
Latest Cycling News - Simoni: "Basso only loves the money", Wiggins happy with Basso suspension, Roche outlines Giro preparations, Garzelli with Trentino win, Team supports Scarponi, Tour of Britain route announced, Liège-Bastogne-Liège for Di Luca, Ballan, Di Luca and Riccò consider 2008 options, Reade debut on track, Otxoa looking forward
Saturday, April 28
First Edition Cycling News - Plaza wants fresh start for cycling, Winning Cunego to Liege-Bastogne-Liege, Barloworld Tour de France dreams, US teams to FBD Insurance Rás, Pollack comeback, Pino wants Vuelta wild-card, Two-time World Champion Hammer lead US at Pan Ams, T-Mobile for Henninger Turm, Line-ups for LBL, Elliott named next BikeNZ Performance Director, Bisbee celebrates 29th edition, Queensland women's road series
Sunday, April 29
First Edition Cycling News - La Doyenne: Big guns ready to fire, Hinault talks about Liège, Schleck injured but racing, Boogerd plans final Liège, Vinokourov at Kessler's service, 'New' 1996 doping charges against T-Mobile doctors, Astana's line-up for Giro, Caisse d'Epargne for Romandie, Milram to Henninger Turm, Race organisers exclude Puerto riders, Riders sue Guardia Civil and Spanish fed, Kroon and Voigt plot book sales
Monday, April 30
First Edition Cycling News - A dream come true in Ans, Post Liège reactions, Basso meets Spanish lawyer, T-Mobile responds to 1996 doping charges, McQuaid, Lefevere and Prudhomme to meet, Stapleton disappointed by other teams, Gerolsteiner for Romandie and Henninger Turm, Volksbank for Henninger Turm, Milram for Romandie
Latest Cycling News - Teams 'relied on me to chase', according to Valverde, More post-Liège reactions: Evans, Vande Velde, Rodríguez, Freire and Rogers, Holczer talks anti-doping, ProTour and Unibet, Astana for Romandie, Pigs fly for Abercrombie team in Athens, Cyclist in serious condition after Canberra Tour accident, Landis charges lab, wants USADA investigated