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Thursday, March 1
First Edition Cycling News - appeals for solution, Cyclo-cross World Cup 2007-08, Geelong World Cup champions rate course, Women's Prestige Cycling Series announced, O'Loughlin & Nally likely for Worlds, Britain celebrates Manchester World Cup success, Balearic government sponsorship criticised, Women's Tour expects top field, Skil-Shimano cycling team
Latest Cycling News - Paris-Nice to decide Tour de France teams?, Nuyens: the new challenger, Predictor-Lotto presentation, Teams for Belgian Classics, DFL-Cyclingnews readies for Het Volk, Milram and Tinkoff for Swiss one-day races, Bikes for Cambodian landmine workers
MTB News & Racing Roundup - Australia & New Zealand series wrap up, US season opens with endurance racing, USAC Continental Championship team, Zoli & Klemencic win Sunshine Cup, Team Maxxis, Jamis signs Pruitt & Obye, Alta Pusteria marathon World Cup set, Greener Sea Otter, 24 Solo, One month to Cape Epic diary, Oceania full schedule, Brentjens to Dolphin, KlunkerZ in Durango, Bike the Rock
Friday, March 2
First Edition Cycling News - Clerc: "UCI is killing ProTour", Mcquaid: Paris-Nice decision on teams, Tour of Georgia uncertain, US Open loses race director, UCI to launch anti-doping programme, Lefevere sues newspaper for €20.5 million, Teams ready for tough race weekend in Belgium, Teams gear up for Swiss races, Caisse D'Epargne for Almeria
Latest Cycling News - Rubiera team unity, Insiders' views on the UCI-ASO fight, Caisse d'Epargne: Spanish team with French sponsor, Bennati takes on Petacchi, Semi-Classic opens spring, Gilbert in form, Rabobank for Het Volk, Acqua & Sapone in Switzerland and Belgium, Scrymgeour: The key is chemistry, Volksbank for Swiss, Kodak Gallery-Sierra Nevada completes camp
Saturday, March 3
First Edition Cycling News - IPCT calls for 'last chance meeting', Contador and Valverde shine in Valenciana, Pozzato hopes for sun in Belgium, Liquigas, Gerolsteiner for Swiss races, Koerts makes a comeback, La Vuelta de Bisbee returns for 29th edition, Washington holds Juniors Tour
Sunday, March 4
First Edition Cycling News - Flecha and O'Grady 'pipped' on the line at Het Volk, RCS Sport responds to IPCT meeting, Merckx fears for cycling, Spanish Courts turn over OP documents, Javier Pascual unemployed over Puerto naming, Tour of the North gets backing, Fay for Tour of New Zealand, Winter for junior MSR
Monday, March 5
First Edition Cycling News - Boonen's spring campaign, Ulmer's cryptic injury, Flecha finds form in Het Volk, Two Aus teams for Trust House NZ tour, Shock at cyclists' deaths in NZ, Blood tests in Belgium, Volksbank and Wiesenhof wrap the weekend
Latest Cycling News - UCI and GT Organizers attempt resolution, Gilbert on UCI-Grand Tour row, Benna's rising sprint star status, Landis continuing legal funds campaign, Ullrich for charity, Operación Puerto documents in Germany, Nürnberger Down Under, Jaksche sees retirement, Caisse d'Epargne and Euskaltel for Murcia, Barloworld "determined" to win Giro del Capo, Joseph Schils passes, CSC/Marcello riders for Libya
Tuesday, March 6
First Edition Cycling News - ProTour crisis gets peace deal, Pozzato becomes Classics contender, Züri Metzgete still looking for money, T-Mobile at Le Samyn, Karpin Galicia for Murcia, Henderson confirmed for world championships, Varese 2008 announce MotoGP deal, NZ women return battered
Latest Cycling News - Ceasefire reached in Brussels, Michaelsen to retire Roubaix, Petacchi to Niedersachsen, Coppi-Bartali honours Pantani, Rebellin continues in 2008, building an empire, Landbouwkrediet sick-and-injured list, Murcia: Euskaltel changes, Saunier Duval announces, Velits looks to Capo repeat, Giro del Capo kicks off, Quick-Step for Le Samyn
Wednesday, March 7
MTB News & Racing Roundup - Basinger sets Iditarod record, US elite begin UCI points quest, NMBS offers free entries to women, Records at Karapoti, Back-to-back Cypress weekends, New IMBA management book, Nat Ross Diary: Mas-o-menos, US Nationals registration opens, Hutchinson sponsors Gudex, Scott signs McDermott, Berghaus Polaris Challenge, NorCal High School League
First Edition Cycling News - Unibet to consider legal action, ASO: Unibet invite against French law, Lotto to take action against, UCI's anti-doping programme launch, Tinkoff among wildcards for the Ronde, Schreck out of action, Team line-ups for Milano-Torino, Wiggins and Hayles top Good Friday bill, Tour de Beauce, New course for Womens' UK Championship, Largest collegiate road race for Philadelphia
Latest Cycling News - takes legal action against ASO over Paris-Nice, RCS Sport: "license system is dead", Ballan returns in Tirreno, Klöden recovering, Cunego ready for Murcia, VDB hoping for the Giro, Crawford: silk road to Europe, Botero returns with a win, Impey by one second, Trial date for Museeuw, Bartko leads German Worlds team
Thursday, March 8
First Edition Cycling News - Unibet Team says it's fully legal, European CoJ ruling may open market, FFC President calls for Verbruggen's resignation, Lawyer speaks for Unibet, ASO: Paris Nice teams, Milram & Lampre-Fondital on Paris Nice, Saunier Duval-Prodir for Paris Nice & Tirreno Adriatico, Valverde for Murcia, US Open alive, McGee out, T-Mobile in Belgium, Milram for Milano-Torino, Triple Crown, Trips for Kids 50th chapter
Latest Cycling News - Di Luca slowly rising, Teams for Paris-Nice, Casper flies name in Samyn, Rojas wants home victory, Tinkov responds to teams Ronde invite, CSC's anti-doping programme approved, Barloworld sweeps South Africa, Barloworld for Milano-Torino, Young Ullrich remembered, Teutenberg, Wood win in New Zealand
Friday, March 9
First Edition Cycling News - High winds cancel Murcia stage, No Kroon for Paris-Nice, Unibet, ProTour & Grand Tour collide, T-Mobile for the weekend, Hansen in Belgium, Hammer to defend world title, Banyoles opens GP Massi Int'l Catalan Cup, Kessiakoff favorite for Race Under the Sun, USADA CEO steps down, Scientists develop insulin doping test
Latest Cycling News - ASO asked MrBookmaker to sponsor Paris-Nice in 2004, team claims, Paris-Nice again a UCI event, Quick-Step, Astana and Milram for Paris-Nice, Sastre abandons in Murcia, Millar addresses UK Sport's Anti-Doping conference, Quick-Step doctor sues newspaper over doping claims, 2007 Tour of Denmark, Wood on a roll in New Zealand, Equipe Nürnberger for 2007, 'Race to the Sun'
Saturday, March 10
First Edition Cycling News - Unibet Paris-Nice appeal fails, Giro problems for Francaise des Jeux and Predictor-Lotto?, UCI unveils new anti-doping program, Hondo must serve two years, UCI relieved over ProTour situation, Blood tests at Driedaagse, No Ullrich at Volksbank presentation, Mattan: Museeuw and EPO, McGee out of Paris-Nice
Sunday, March 11
First Edition Cycling News - Operación Puerto shelved?, Euskaltel for Paris-Nice, Mattan clarifies doping comments, reacts to case dismissal, Hondo to ride again April 1?, Zanini injured, Merckx to retire after Tour, Niedersachsen Rundfahrt looking for money, French lineup for track worlds, Georgia Cup returns, Team Honduras-Tigo to Tour of the Gila, USA Cycling gives back to locals
Monday, March 12
First Edition Cycling News - Di Luca shows early form, Bennati tunes up with Boonen at Paris Nice, Valverde motoring in Murcia, Coming out fighting, Unibet hits back, Ullrich sought deal?, Intestinal bug wipes out T-Mobile, Basso in Tirreno, Astarloa & Lorenzetto lead Milram, Petacchi & Zabel to Tirreno-Adriatico, World Champ Bettini helps with riding guide, Irish team to Elliot, GP Schwarzwald shortened
BMX News & Racing Roundup - BMX riders power to the front, X-Games pulls BMX Dirt, BMXMasters location announced, Graves takes two on the trot, Australia seeks female riders', Cranfield joins Formula, Kuwahara join Eliminator BMXl, Action Sports Depot signs Arielle Martin, BAWLS sponsor NBL riders, Red Bull announce slopestyle event
Latest Cycling News - Lefevere "asks" riders to sue newspaper, Napolitano marks season first, Casper takes West-Vlaanderen, Haedo and Breschel with Murcia close call, Garzelli leads in Tirreno, Caisse d'Epargne for Tirreno, Eisel looking for more, Ullrich's attorney calls for Scharping resignation, Museeuw to ride London-Paris
Tuesday, March 13
First Edition Cycling News - Operación Puerto dismissed, Hondo's return still up in the air, Millar speaks loud and clear after win, Langkawi winner looking for Paris-Nice opportunity, Page close to deal, Euskaltel for Tirreno-Adriatico, German teams opt for youth in Italy
Latest Cycling News - Basso back in Italy, Tirreno to test Giro contenders, CSC for Tirreno, Saiz: Puerto archiving brings no relief, Belda: "caused more damage than good", Cordero: archiving is "strange", Swedish federation supports, Ullrich investigations continue, Ullrich riding for charity, CSC/Marcello's Viljoen withdraws
Wednesday, March 14
First Edition Cycling News - Grand Tour directors react to Operación Puerto dismissal, Manzano: Puerto a farce, granted Milano-Sanremo start, Volksbank: The Austrian team, Di Luca and Bertagnolli withdraw, Reynes hospitalized, Euskaltel-Euskadi for the Volta a Santarém, Vuelta a Castilla y Leon presented, Archer GP, Kelly Benefit team get new sponsor
Latest Cycling News - ProTour issue through Unipublic's eyes, Pellizotti strikes, Milram & T-Mobile not happy, Criminal doping charges against VDB dismissed, Pozzato ready for Tirreno, Freire and Gutiérrez protagonists for Tirreno, Jaksche hasn't "done anything illegal", Relax roster for Chile Líder, Barloworld & Gerolsteiner to Portugal, Niedersachsen Rundfahrt to continue, Redlands with strong American field
Thursday, March 15
First Edition Cycling News - UCI extends Hondo ban, Tour de Georgia is on, Danielson gears up for Tour debut, Milram happy with season so far, Kelly targets Olympics #5, Hoy to attempt kilo world record, Records fall at NZ Track Nationals, Teams for Aus Madison Championships, San Dimas warm-up for Redlands, Anthony going bald, Auction for MVA track programs
MTB News & Racing Roundup - What happened to NORBA?, UCI unveils new World Cup sponsor, Absalon & Fullana win GP Massi, Canada & US dominate Continental Champs, Kulhavy & Spitz win Race Under Sun, New Team Rocky Mountain sponsor & roster, Marathon World Cup kickoff, Oceania schedule set, Gunn-Rita diary: Sunny days on Majorca, Granny Gear series, IMBA Freeriding Grants
Latest Cycling News - Operación Puerto: prosecutors file appeal, Boonen duped by Kolobnev, Tirreno: Ambitious Dekker believes in victory, Motorbike crash: Efimkin, Roche out, Tibco's Miller on a roll, 'Drugs in sport' at University of Missouri
Friday, March 16
First Edition Cycling News - O'Neill injured in car accident, Doping case resurfaces, VDB cleared, Ullrich tries again to block transfer of blood bags, Roche out of Tirreno, Gallagher breaks wrist, No Het Volk for Melchers, British team for track worlds, Vuelta Lider begins in Chile, Isle of Man Youth Tour entries filled, Women's clinic in San Francisco, Targetraining for el Salvador
Latest Cycling News - Rebellin commands Paris-Nice, Arekeev's first - Tirreno toughens, Pozzato and Petacchi talk with Grillo, Eisel's mistaken celebration, Crashes in Tirreno for Gutiérrez and Serrano, Niermann breaks ankle, Jaksche clarifies, Rais: Going platinum, Australian Madison Championship, Latrobe reverts back to one day, Fantasy Classics game begins soon
Saturday, March 17
First Edition Cycling News - Gerolsteiner holds Paris-Nice lead, Stage win for 23 year-old, Basso and Bettini crash, Hunter takes Barloworld train to victory, Sastre recovering, Canada names track world's team, Fitchburg Longsjo adds categories, Quad Knopf Sequoia set for weekend
Sunday, March 18
First Edition Cycling News - Giancarlo Ferretti back?, Discovery close to signing new sponsor, Basso's spring interrupted, Riccň displays tremendous talent in Tirreno, Haussler's very bad days, Beloki to make comeback?, Simoni to debut in World Cup
Monday, March 19
First Edition Cycling News - Thrilling finale in Nice, No Pro Tour ceremony in Nice, A name for the future: Roman Kreuziger, Cadel Evans not desperate, World Champion Bettini crashes again, Basso returns in Vuelta Castilla y Leon, Riccň doubles up in Tirreno, The first of many for Ignatiev, T-Mobile training camp
Latest Cycling News - Contador Indurain's successor?, Bittersweet Sunday for Gerolsteiner, Klöden's good news, López a "rough diamond", Hard times for Tinkoff in Tirreno, Light health problems for Boonen and Bettini, Rabobank for upcoming races
Tuesday, March 20
First Edition Cycling News - McEwen confident for Milano-Sanremo, Bruyneel satisfied, Toyota-United excited ahead of Redlands Classic, Fewer teams for Amstel Gold Race, Rabobank announce rosters, Quick.Step for Nokere Koerse, Hunter to lead Barloworld in Milano-Sanremo, Women's Prestige Series ready to roll, More Prizes for Fantasy Spring Classics 2007!
Latest Cycling News - Bono makes mark in Tirreno, Klöden in Tirreno for Kazakhstan, The future in Tirreno, Tinkoff team spirit, Gerolsteiner's up-and-downs, Mayo happy about start, Sastre optimistic, Unibet ready for Sanremo, Volksbank in Benelux
Wednesday, March 21
First Edition Cycling News - Operación Puerto investigation not complete, Georgia confirms 15 teams for '07 Tour, Valverde honoured in Murcia, Koldo Fernández ecstatic with maiden victory, Sastre Back in Training, Dekker out of Milano-Sanremo, Speedplay and Descente join Fantasy Spring Classics 2007!
Latest Cycling News - Spanish newspaper takes aim at Puerto judge, ProTour meeting in mid-April, Klöden: the first German in Tirreno, Petacchi determined for Sanremo, Quick-Step and Caisse d'Epargne for Sanremo
Thursday, March 22
First Edition Cycling News - Pozatto to lead Liquigas at Milan-San Remo; Di Luca out, Inside the new Palma velodrome, Llaneras ready for podium, Critérium International invites Team Slipstream, Rabobank signs Bos, Rojas injured in car accident, Sirotti presents Cancellara with winning photo, Nanaimo withdraws Canadian 'cross nationals bid, Homage for José María Jiménez, Karpin Galicia for Castilla y León, AG2R for Milan-San Remo, Ready to play - Fantasy Spring Classics 2007!
MTB News & Racing Roundup - Emmett signs with Giant, Marathon opened World Cup season, Puerto Rico to host cross country in Rincon, Australia selects marathon championship venue, Gary Fisher rolls out 29er crew, Mary & Mike diary: Making the most of winter, Jamis Bicycles team, Three events left in Kona Global Series, Tennessee opens series, Saugy's Cape Epic Diary: The countdown begins
Latest Cycling News - Serene and focused: Alexandre Vinokourov, changes name and jerseys in France, Riccardo Riccň gains exposure, Milram and Gerolsteiner for Sanremo, Niermann back in the saddle, Pfannberger lightly injured by taxi, New Zealand Junior World track team announced
Friday, March 23
MTB News & Racing Roundup - UCI points game explained, Canada and US lead UCI rankings, Cape Epic countdown, Firecracker 50 designated US marathon national, Kona announces 2007 roster, Rocky Mountain gravity team selected, MASS signs new title sponsor, Gunn-Rita diary: A satisfying start in Sardinia, Saugy's Cape Epic diary: Packing up, East Coasters to host pair of races
First Edition Cycling News - Big names in question for Milan-San Remo, Ignatiev added to San Remo team, T-Mobile, Astana for San Remo, Repairs to sector of Paris-Roubaix, Luperini returns to GP Costa Etrusca, Applaus for equal prize money, Team Flexpoint presented, Mt. Hood Classic offers toughest race yet
Latest Cycling News - Freire ready for spring-time Worlds, Gilbert - Belgium's other Sanremo hope, Cipollini cast vote: Bennati, Euskaltel line up for Saturday, Rinaldo Nocentini out of Sanremo, T-Mobile's snowy training camp, Kohl working for Tour chance, Liberty Seguros wants to stop sponsoring, Backstedt returns, Caisse d'Epargne for Castilla y León, Fantasy Spring Classics 2007
Saturday, March 24
First Edition Cycling News - ignored for Paris-Roubaix, Hushovd questionable, Cooke out of MSR, Backstedt passes cobbles test, Ciolek's MSR dreams, Crashes mar Oceania mountain cross opener, Strong Czech team for FBD Insurance Rás, Track Worlds line-ups solidified, Irish women's series kicks off, Only hours to join Fantasy MSR Spring Classics 2007!
Sunday, March 25
First Edition Cycling News - Aust cycling champion dies in traffic accident, Two Gerolsteiner riders injured in MSR, Dominguez eliminated while leading Redlands Sprint competition, Rojas return unlikely, Oceania cancels DH seeding, Symmetrics re-signs sponsor, Archer GP, Sanchez looks ahead, UAE Federation seeks help, Ride with Basso in Italy and Lance in Iowa, Custom bike raffled for cancer, Klöden's long way home
Monday, March 26
First Edition Cycling News - MSR post-race comments, Cataluna breaks scaphoid, Slipstream gets Catalunya nod, Jacob Rosenbarger Interview, US Handcycle series opens, Fuerteventura - Canarias camp, Milram and Gerolsteiner to Settimana Internazionale, Updated ProTour rankings, German Federation plans doping crackdown
Latest Cycling News - Freire: a fragile genius, McEwen misses podium by a hair, Doping in the 90's, according to Belgian TV, Boonen gets new custom bike, Serrano out of Castilla y León, Dessel down with toxoplasmosis, Hoj out of Classics, Handcyclists race at Redlands Classic
Tuesday, March 27
First Edition Cycling News - Riis responds to doping allegations, NZ dealt track worlds blow, Zabel, Petacchi for Niedersachsen, Sprinters for Rund um Köln, Lampre-Fondital announce rosters, Wiggins heads Good Friday line-up, Dome2Dome gets UCI sanction, Winfield Criterium gets new date
Latest Cycling News - Brutt recounts long day in Italy, Basso confirms in Castilla y Leon, Karpets and Pereiro on Castilla y Leon, Savoldelli in Coppi e Bartali, Cuesta crashes out, Trampusch with Lyme disease, Volksbank and T-Mobile for Settimana Internazionale, Zabel hopes for win in Henninger, Gerolsteiner and Quick-Step for Dwars door Vlaanderen, 2007 Österreich Rundfahrt, New Zealand Worlds team
Wednesday, March 28
First Edition Cycling News - Valverde: Winning already, Deutschland Tour presents course, Cahors affair decision delayed, Wiggins: "I can't see us being beat", Aussies confident ahead of omnium debut, Hammond well prepared, Hushovd to E3 Prijs, Cofidis staying away from De Panne, Gerolsteiner injury update, Viganň sidelined, One month off for Bertagnolli, USA Cycling festival registration
Latest Cycling News - Bertolini takes Coppi e Bartali opener, Brutt rules rain-soaked day, Petacchi thinking of Gent-Wevelgem, Ventoso rising, Karpets keeps Castilla y Leon control, Basso fined, Klier out after collision, T-Mobile doesn't want Fuentes riders in Deutschland Tour, Belgian doping claim denials, Museeuw trial delayed, Milram for weekend
Thursday, March 29
First Edition Cycling News - Boonen's back, Scarponi ends winless period, Kopp rebounds from crash, Hammer leads US worlds team, Austria's worlds team down to two, French sprinters ready, Hunter back in action, Liquigas launches northern campaign, Dilŕ - Guericiotti - Cogeas readies for Italian debut, New Zealand sets 2008 nationals, Boston Beanpot set, Texas school racing heats up
BMX News & Racing Roundup - UCI reveals Beijing track layout, Anne-Caroline Chausson returns to BMX, USAC selects former champion, BMX returns to Sea Otter Classic, UCI ranks States and Argentina at top, Online registration for Madrid, Stumpfhauser dominates Winter Nationals, Pro-Gate signs Felicia Stancil
Latest Cycling News - Countdown to Beijing: Majorca, Scarponi weathers the storm, Pierfelici in Coppi e Bartali, Petacchi abandons, Ventoso continues in Castilla y Leon, Dwars door Vlaanderen injury report, Gerolsteiner for the weekend, Skil-Shimano to D-Tour, Elk Haus aiming high, Like father, like son
Friday, March 30
First Edition Cycling News - Alberto Contador: "I had orders", Hondo goes back to court, GB aiming big in Majorca, Newton hoping for two golds, Valverde aiming for Critérium International, Good news for Moletta, Rojas hoping for early return, T-Mobile for Belgium, McEwen to ride E3-Prijs, Astana for the weekend races, Saccarelli-EMU women's team
MTB News & Racing Roundup - Epic racing in South Africa, Cancelled World Cup moves to Canada, Other World Cup disciplines await, NMBS opens North American season, Oceania winners, Swiss Power Cup preview, Châtel Mountain Cycle team, Race to the North Pole, Cape Epic diary, Tory Thomas diary, South Tyrol Marathon, Tasmania 24 hour race, GearJammer registration, Dirtmasters
Latest Cycling News - Ballan departs for Northern Classics, Boogerd recons Flanders finale, Track World's: 'Cyclones' open medal account, Kersten ill, Huff first American male medalist in 11 years, Spaniards against each other, Di Luca strikes again, 2007 Dauphiné unveiled, Astana changes weekend line-ups, McDonald fund created, Battenkill-Roubaix draws near
Saturday, March 31
First Edition Cycling News - Contador satisfied at Castilla, Hammer repeats gold, Tour of Utah postponed, Team and course for US Open, Wong's win boosts Asian Olympic prospects, Three golds for Wiggins?, Vino: "This year or never" for Tour win, Klier recovering, Euskatel for Critérium International, Milram for de Panne, SS Worlds open, $10k purse at Capital Crit, Boston Bike Film Festival accepts entries