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June 2002 - News archive

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Saturday, June 1
News - Fifth Giro stage for Cipo - on a hill!, Simoni 'non-negative' at Giro, Ruttiman positive again, Montreal World Cup: Climber's showdown, Moles help Italian investigators, Mapei for Tour of Germany, German leader for Saeco in Tour of Germany, Dunboyne Three Day preview

Sunday, June 2
News - Giro news: Stage 19 wrap up, Post stage comments, Saeco suspends Simoni, waits for Tour decision, First Union Series news

Monday, June 3
News - Giro d'Italia news: Stage 20 wrap up, Cipollini gets past himself and Merckx, More post stage comments, Amateur video of the Casagrande incident, Bernard Hinault in favour of life ban, Television network pressured to remove EPO ad
News flash - Saeco out of the Tour, Jean Delatour in

Tuesday, June 4
News - No Savoldelli, Cipollini in the Tour de France, Saeco respond to Tour de France snub, Hamilton's Tour de France start depends on broken shoulder, Verbrugghe says he can win the Giro, Van De Wouwer wants more, Mikhailov misses Tchmil, UCI rankings after Giro d'Italia, Australian Commonwealth Games squad named, Pellizotti re-signs with Alessio, Mapei-Quick Step for First Union Series, More waiting for Kevin Hulsmans

Wednesday, June 5
News - US Postal dossier unlikely to be closed before Tour de France, Garzelli case to be decided on July 22, Euskal Bizikleta-Bicicleta Vasca, Strazzer and Popovych race in Memorial Casartelli, Savoldelli's bike for sale, Acqua & Sapone urges Italian boycott of Tour, iteamNova.com in the USA
Second Edition News - Cannondale founder comments on Simoni and Saeco

Thursday, June 6
- Mario Cipollini aiming for the World's, Peace Race winner Piotr Przydzial non-negative for EPO, Michele Bartoli back at the end of June, UCI Women's Rankings, Miguel Indurain voted "Español Universal", Rittsel to ride for Sweden in Post Girot Tour, Axa sacks Cornelissen over doping affair
Second edition news - Armstrong responds to Le Monde article

Friday, June 7
News - Kelme situation delicate, Pantani loses his lawyer, CONI introduces new anti-doping measures, Zakirov fired by Panaria, Cannondale VP wants concrete selection criteria for grand tours, Sunderland and McEwen comment on Commonwealth Games non-selection, , Sprinters in force in Postgirot Tour of Sweden, Marlux signs Fukushima, Team Ireland setup finalised, Paddy Sullivan passes on, USADA announces inaugural class of athlete ambassadors

Saturday, June 8
News - Greg Lemond declares that "justice be returned", Armstrong fears ONCE the most, Simoni continues to deny doping charges, Pantani case postponed; Zanini banned for six months, 12th Classique des Alpes, 54th Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré, First Union USPRO Championships live on Cyclingnews, Au revoir to Bonjour?, Grouse Mountain World Cup cancelled, Irish weekend previews

Sunday, June 9
News - Nine division one teams for Postgirot Open, Ljungqvist will rely on Bäckstedt, LeMond for Croc Trophy, NORBA MTB series, RAF team for American teams race, Mapei announces Bank Austria team, Lampre-Daikin for Schynberg-Rundfahrt

Monday, June 10
News - Ullrich wants to win another grand tour, Ekimov returns, Savoldelli to ride 33rd circuito Città di Arona, 54th Tour of Austria sees Pantani at the start, The Stages, GP Rudy Dhaenens gets an upgrade, Vermaut will not race with Lotto again, Belgian championships competing with soccer World Cup

Tuesday, June 11
News - Tour of Austria news, Vermaut's choice, Final Giro d'Italia controls negative, Four year ban for Stefan Rütimann, Race Across America news, Double Valen in the Hewlett Packard Women's Challenge, Jack Swart aiming for Southland Tour

Wednesday, June 12
News - Vermaut critical of Belgian doctors, wants to race again, Tour of Austria news: Dangerous finish sees Salomone break collarbone, Dauphine l'Avenir?, Ullrich fined two and a half months salary, Simoni blames caramelised sweets for cocaine, 21st Postgirot Open kicks off on Wednesday, Dean on the road again, Lotto-Adecco-ABX preliminary Tour de France team, Tchmil selling carpets, Voskamp extends contract with Bankgiroloterij, Derek Bouchard-Hall retires, Austria applies for 2006 World's in Salzburg, Van Schalen replaces Cornelissen in AXA-VVZ

Thursday, June 13
Second edition news - Bruyneel comments on Armstrong's TT performance, Vandenbroucke still hungry, Vicioso to ONCE, Giro d'Abruzzo cancelled, USA National Racing Calendar Standings
News - Igor Gonzalez de Galdeano: A challenger for Armstrong?, What's up with Jimenez?, Ronde van Nederland wants to grow, VDB before Flemish doping commission on June 27, Truck wreaks havoc on cyclists in Louisiana, Lampre-Daikin for GP Canton Aragau-Gippingen, Farm Frites-Hartol for Emakumeen Bira, Rona get ready for HP Women's Challenge, All-American Cycling Showdown on Lehigh Valley Velodrome, British National Junior Road Race Championships

Friday, June 14
News - Kelme confident that Tour will be a success, FCI president Ceruti wants to continue fight against doping, CAS to decide on Vandenbroucke case on June 27, Courier firm drives new team in Sydney, US Masters Track Nationals moved to Colorado Springs, Memorial fund and ride for Louisiana cyclists, Meath Grand Prix preview

Saturday, June 15
News - French authorities to close US Postal investigation, Ochoa crash 'not just an accident', Dede Demet-Barry signs for T-Mobile, Cycling to open Athens Olympics, Kloeden out of Tour, Saeco news: Di Luca returns; team heads for Switzerland, Big day out at Irish road race championships, Boardman speaks out against animal research

Sunday, June 16
News - Simoni investigated for sporting fraud; hair samples analysed, Simeoni will return to racing on June 30, Drug raid on house of Sandro Giacomelli, Savoldelli to race in the footsteps of his Giro predecessor, US Postal Tour team not decided yet, Lampre-Daikin for Tour de Suisse and Volta a Catalyuna, Mapei-Quick Step for upcoming races, Aerts to Telekom, No Vainsteins in Tour, Steels in for Mapei, Vermaut welcome at Collstrop-Palmans, Ullrich gets his car back but can only look, USA to field team for Pan Am Masters in Cuba

Monday, June 17
News - Giro finish fuels Hamilton's hopes for Tour de France, Armstrong ambivalent about football, 82nd Volta a Catalunya, Pantani to face disciplinary commission on Monday(?), La Francaise Des Jeux to change names, Autolelli team not allowed to start Baby Giro
News flash - Pantani given an eight month ban

Tuesday, June 18
News - Sevilla to leave Kelme?, Pantani protests his innocence, 66th Tour de Suisse, Telekom builds team around Zabel for the Tour, Latest UCI rankings, Former Shimano chief dies, Nicole Cooke signs with British Federation as an Elite Affiliate, The Madison Series Returns to Lehigh

Wednesday, June 19
News - CSC-Tiscali to go with three pronged Tour attack, Tougher anti-doping measures in place for Tour de France, 10 sentenced in Pot Belge case, Moreni and Caucchioli re-sign for Alessio, Mapei-Quick Step for upcoming races, Disabled rider aims for Italian national track championships, 24th Grande Prémio do Minho

Thursday, June 20
News - Lotto and Domo working towards combined team, Sevilla's dilemma, 32 teams to start in the Vuelta?, Riders tested in Baby Giro, Italian road championships program, Vannoppen out for three weeks, De Knegt extends with Rabobank, Farm Frites-Hartol and Ton van Bemmelen Sports-Novilon for Ster, Irish Provincial Championships preview, Tasmania again to host Tattersall's Cup round in 2002, Missing: contents of one Kona/SRAM truck
News flash - Volta a Catalunya: riders agree to shortened stage 4

Friday, June 21
News - Sercu not happy with Lotto-Domo "super team", Belda expresses concerns about radical Vuelta plan, , Menchov, Osa and Mancebo in iBanesto's Tour team, Hondo gets the nod over Klöden, McGrory, Kelly and Taberlay lose appeals, New Zealand's Hayden Roulston signs for Cofidis

Saturday, June 22
News - Wladimiro Panizza dies of heart attack, Coppi's bike to be auctioned at the Tour, Route du Sud starts today, Vuelta gets natural boost, Women's Giro launches, Melbourne ready for junior track worlds, Gamuda Eagle Tour re-opens Malaysia to the world, Lehigh's Pee Wee Pedalers gets funding, Samplonius joins Trek team

Sunday, June 23
News - Tour teams take shape, Frank Vandenbroucke hopes for a reprieve, Trouve back in 3 weeks, , Kevin De Weert turns pro with Rabobank, Hamilton World's 2003 sneak preview, 52nd Vuelta a Colombia, Amateur cyclist dies in Basque Country race

Monday, June 24
News - Vinokourov unsure about continuing Tour de Suisse, 13th Giro d'Italia femminile presentation, Alessandra Cappellotto excluded from Giro del Trentino, Mapei riders Bodrogi, Petrov and Pozzato comment before nationals, Vanhaecke out of form for Belgian championships, 77th Giro di Romagna presentation, Mike Reinhart named as honorary member of the USPS team, Whistler will host Mountain Bike Downhill on July 5

Tuesday, June 25
News - US Postal announces Tour de France team, More Tour teams: Fassa Bortolo, Alessio and Tacconi, Vinokourov abandons Tour de Suisse, Groin inflammation for Jalabert, Dekker awarded, Nicolaj Bo Larsen to retire, EDS managing director fired, Trofeo dello Scalatore cancelled, Dutch cyclist dies in race

Wednesday, June 26
News - Mapei to stop sponsorship at the end of 2002, Vandenbroucke wins CAS appeal, Casagrande to leave Fassa Bortolo?, Vuelta news: Unipublic still keen on new plan; venue for finale in Madrid TBA, 2002 Junior World Track Cycling Championships launched, USA Cycling names Gerard Bisceglia CEO, US team hit by Hammer injury, English team announced for Commonwealth Games

Thursday, June 27
News - Rabobank for the Tour, Domo-Farm Frites for the Tour, Will VDB case affect the World's in Zolder?, Vandenbroucke wants to race in August, Noel Demeulenaere working on a Crack new team, Udo Bölts to ride another season for Telekom, Luperini out for 45 days after failing blood check, No Daphny van den Brand in Dutch championships, Bloks Wielerteam goes pro, American Team Cycling comes to Lehigh Valley Velodrome, World Solo 24 Hours of Adrenalin Championships in BC, Irvine Memorial Ride for Dr. Steven Seiden

Friday, June 28
News - Mapei-Quick Step for the Tour, CSC-Tiscali for the Tour, Official Lotto-Adecco team for the Tour, Moreau crashes before French TT championships, BigMat to stop its sponsorship at the end of the season, Kelme back on track for Tour, Silovs freed, 100th anniversary Tour de France to begin in Paris, Melbourne gets 2004 World Track Championships, Ballerini already thinking of Cipollini for World's, USA National Racing Calendar Standings, Irish Cycling Championships preview, Scottish Cycling Team for Commonwealth Games, International GP of Edinburgh

Saturday, June 29
News - Zolder World's to go ahead, Telekom has German title in sights, VDB set to return to Domo, Galdeano wins Spanish time trial despite bike changes, Commonwealth Games course rehearsal at UK nationals, Power favourite for Irish nationals, Ballarat veteran president killed, Nicole Reinhart Fund creates scholarships, Geri Mewett makes Commonwealth Games team, Blood tests at Spanish nationals okay

Sunday, June 30
News - Laurent Roux non-negative for amphetamines, Commesso aiming for second title, Lotto-Domo merger decision to be announced soon, Collstrop-Palmans has division I ambitions, US Postal interested in Nardello, Bodrogi and Hunter, Lunghi to Alessio, Kemna considers his options, UCI changes its doping rules for grand tours, Brändli awarded 2001 Giro d'Italia femminile, Vermeersch passes out during a race, Tired Jeanson withdraws from Fitchburg Longsjo Classic, Merv McDonald in hospital, Cyclocross World Cup 2002/2003, 2002 Mt. Holly-Smithville GP
Second edition news - UCI President all'attacco on Mapei boss, Oscar's the favourite, Two cyclists killed after hit-and-run in Houston, Silovs out of jail until further investigation, De Paoli ends his career on a sour note, 7000 cyclists off to the Dolimites, Death by altitude, Ride (not race) across America