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March 2002 - News archive

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Local and national results

Friday, March 1
   News - The last day of the Frank?, Domo-Farm Frites press conference, Order of events, Museeuw not impressed, Nico Mattan's house searched, Grand Prix Midi Libre to go ahead, Ireland: Cycleways Cup preview, Morgan Stanley Cycling Team

Saturday, March 2
   News - Vandenbroucke, just where do we go from here?, Belgium Press go for the kill, Rogge critical of Belgium and Domo, Danish track coach Kim Refshammer has died, Saeco's early season antics, Bartoli to miss Omloop Het Volk, Cycling Australia calls for nominations, McLane Pacific fills the town, Go Mart team, Team Spine, SuperCup on TV

Sunday, March 3
   News - Sevilla and Botero lead confident Kelme-Costa Blanca-Canal Nou in 2002, Anti-doping controls for Domo, Women's World Cup Round 1, Solid participation for Clásica de Almería , 26th Trofeo ZSSDI-Circoli Sportivi Sloveni in Italia, New rider for Glud & Marstrand-Horsens, Revolutions Cycling Club takes wing in Western Pennsylvania

Monday, March 4
   News - Popovych sick, Ronde van Nederland 2002 , Tour of Willamette cancelled, Strong growth for German state federation, Slight fall for FFC, Surrey League Women's Squad, Essex County Velo Cycling Team

Tuesday, March 5
   News - Vandenbroucke could ride again with a Division II team, Jan Ullrich out of Murcia, Team Coast improves its game, Mapei-Quick Step in South Africa, UCI women's rankings after World Cup, Portuguese head north, Bendigo Madison preview, Copenhagen almost profitable, UK MTB team head for USA

Wednesday, March 6
   News - Sainz still in custody, Lindberg injuries not serious, Armstrong out of Murcia, Nicole Cooke gets fitted up, Giro raid suspects revealed, UCI and FFC cleared, Domo riders on sick/injured list, Bikesource/Cannondale Masters Cycling Team

Thursday, March 7
   Special news report - Top finds in Aus talent search
   News - O'Grady out for two months, Light at end of tunnel for VDB?, Pevanage: "Ullrich out for three weeks", Sweden mourns junior rider, A tribute to Don McBain Cyclists International president, Nothstein joins Navigators, US Olympic coach to lead cycling board, De Smet to Palmans?, Braikia & Müller retire, Canberra to Goulburn cancelled, Bradley Wiggins changes plans, Season ends spread beyond Europe

Friday, March 8
   Second edition news - AIS women enjoy a 'beautiful' ride, Vasseur lets fly at Armstrong; USPS teammates respond, Sydney cyclist in critical condition after hit-and-run
   News - Van Bon will miss classics, Corticoids the basis for holding Sainz, Nesp easily detectable, Hidden cameras used in Giro 2001, Brard out of Paris-Nice, Lampre-Daikin for Sicilian races, French team for La Primavera Rosa, Serotta and Xgirlsport sponsor women's team, Auction for Brain Tumor Foundation, Who can beat Carrick Cidona?

Saturday, March 9
   News - Sainz freed, 60th Paris-Nice, Hamilton World Cup preview, Armstrong will start in San Remo, Tour de France teams selected on May 2, Teams announced for First Union Cycling Series, Eleven riders in Dutch national women's team, Eastside Cycles/Element Frame Co. team, Cédric Vasseur correction

Sunday, March 10
   News - UCI wants damages from Voet, VDB eyes classics cobbles for redemption, if he's allowed, Dario Frigo back in action, 42nd Vuelta Ciclista al Pais Vasco, Lampre-Daikin for Tirreno-Adriatico, iteamNova.com launches 2002 European season, Benelux Ladies Cycling Team

Monday, March 11
   News - Baldato and Fassa Bortolo looking good for Milan-San Remo, Olano update, Biagio Conte in hospital, Gilmore may ride more World Cups, Extra wildcard for Tour de France 2002, 35 riders tested before P-N prologue, Cornelissen too high, Orbitel out of Division II, Pearl Izumi sponsors Mike Barry, Industry Veteran needs help, Team Peggy 2002

Tuesday, March 12
   News - Sainz detained in France, Verbruggen: VDB not suspended yet..., US Postal comments from Murcia, Saeco without Simoni in Tirreno-Adriatico, Fassa Bortolo for Tirreno-Adriatico, Teams for Housatonic Valley Classic, Trophée des Grimpeurs moved forward to May 1, 2002 Turbo MTB Bike Team

Wednesday, March 13
   News - O'Grady operation a success, Rumsas injured - out of Tirreno-Adriatico, Ferrari trial: Bortolami accused of perjury, Juliá injured in crash, Spanish hit-and-run driver gets six years, Brussels to name station after Merckx, Australian Madison championships this weekend, One week left in charity auction, Team BGI-Trane

Thursday, March 14
   News - 37th Tirreno-Adriatico: Can Rebellin beat the Fassa B's?, Freire wants Milan-San Remo, Mapei-Quick Step for Tirreno-Adriatico, Rumsas out for 10 days, Ullrich training again, UCI women's rankings, Calvente signs with CSC-Tiscali, 18 riders for USA National Espoir Team, Argus "winner" may sue

Friday, March 15
   News - Wadecki badly hurt in Tirreno-Adriatico, Rabo car involved in accident, Paris-Nice: Garcia Casas falls, Robert Hunter abandons due to knee problems, Domo riders negative, Groenendaal to face UCI in April, Zeeland wants to host Ronde van Nederland start, US Nationals in memory of Phil Svitak, More drama in Argus race as heat claims two riders, Carraig Challenge preview

Saturday, March 16
   News - Armstrong replies to Vasseur, Wadecki operated on, Moerenhout DNS, Conconi in court, Where's Hincapie?, Equipe Nürnberger presentation, Dauphiné Libéré to start in Lyon, Treto operated on, Man charged in Mike Howarth accident, Ronel and Jago Liss DQ'd from Argus, Freddie Fu Cycling Team

Sunday, March 17
   News - Kirsipuu hit by car, Kupfernagel hits out at Women's Tour, Tour of Berlin, WADA delegate says new test caught Muehlegg, UCI seeks end-of-career payment for pros, Wheelworks/Cannondale

Monday, March 18
   News - Paris-Nice winner bio, Police raid Tirreno-Adriatico, Wadecki regains consciousness, Redlands: Crashes, Crashes, Crashes, Coppi's grandson commits suicide, Colorado Cycling Festival, Elitesponsor.com Cycling Team

Tuesday, March 19
   News - Saeco suspends Sacchi, Van Moorsel to go until 2004, Phonak to ride in the Giro d'Italia, Wiggins close in GP Erik Breukink, Rudi Altig still going strong at 65, 2002 Qantas Cup Series, The Dallas Cowboys and Cycling?

Wednesday, March 20
   News - French ministry wants independent doctors for Tour, Sacchi ordered to face CONI, Celestino defends Sacchi, Wadeckj on the mend, Ullrich out of Sarte, Six added to ongoing Italian investigation, Lotto, Cofidis & CSC for Milan-San Remo

Thursday, March 21
   News - Ferrari testifies in court, Freire favourite for Milan-San Remo, Julich to substitute for Fagnini in Milan-San Remo, No Tonkov in San Remo, World Cup 2002, Virenque turns to Longo's coach to improve time trialling, Spanish trackies get together, Shelby and Nalley Historic Roswell Criteriums, Team Letchworth 2002

Friday, March 22
   News - Jalabert comments before Milan-San Remo, No Museeuw in MSR, Fignon's view, Vandenbroucke suspended for six months..., Simoni to race in Setmana Catalana, Team fakta gets Amstel wildcard, Slow start for Spaniards, Jarvis in for Jutras at Sea Otter, Gordon McCauley online, Team Kona 2002, The Carlow Classic preview, Centennial Park update

Saturday, March 23
   News - Milan-San Remo data, Oscar Freire's comments, Danilo Di Luca's comments, Giancarlo Ferretti's comments, Qantas Cup rained out, 25th Cholet-Pays de Loire, Sean Kelly to race again, Saturn-Timex Women's Classic, Mapei-Quick Step Espoirs for upcoming races, 2002 VeloClips/Sun & Ski Sports Cycling Team

Sunday, March 24
   News - Milan-San Remo post-race comments, Winner's profile: Mario Cipollini, Left leg fracture for Erik Dekker, Broken collarbone for Sgambelluri, No hematocrit controls, MSR TV coverage limited, Milan-San Remo Prizemoney

Monday, March 25
   News - Cipollini joins the "older winners" club, Dekker returns home, Van De Walle out for 5 weeks, Vlaanderen-T Interim Ladies Team, 39th Setmana Catalana, 22nd Tour de Normandie, Ster Elektrotoer 2002

Tuesday, March 26
   News - UCI rankings: Dekker number one, Dekker operation goes well, Ullrich must rest for two weeks, Mapei manager comments, US Postal comments, Crash takes out World Cup favourite, Marcel Kint dies, Settimana Ciclistica Internazionale, Fassa Bortolo denies doping substances found, Snorrasson out with tendonitis, Glud & Marstrand Horsens presentation, Team bn3/SRAM 2002

Wednesday, March 27
   News - Cipollini to ride Ronde Van Vlaanderen, Simoni crashes in Setmana Catalana, Armstrong to ride Paris-Camembert, No E3 for Tchmil, Jalabert's health OK, Van Moorsel and Melchers open cycling clinics in Rotterdam, Team Bornholm 2002, Entries sought for season final track cycling fixture, Tasmanian track team for National's, Lea Valley Cyling Club looking for women

Thursday, March 28
   News - Simoni withdraws from Setmana Catalana, Jalabert hit by a virus: 10 days rest, Cipollini can start in Paris-Roubaix, More hotel rooms raided in Italy, Cornelissen back racing again, Teams announced for First Union cycling series, French Championships to be held in Hautes-Alpes, Belgium gets 2007 Cyclocross World's, Cycleways-Lee Strand Cycling Team, Heroes of Cycling Charity Auction

Friday, March 29
   News - 71st Criterium International, Dekker won't do the Giro, Micro fracture for Simoni, Vainsteins back on April 25, Schaffrath OK, Raffaele Ferrara operated on, Sven Nys will become a dad, No result for Italian police, Roland Green voted Canadian athlete of the year, Farm Frites to keep sponsoring women's team, Grande Boucle Féminin to start in Den Bosch, Gorey Dublin Skip Three Day

Saturday, March 30
   News - Freire clears the air, Fabio Sacchi back in Saeco team, Boogerd re-signs with Rabobank, Gotti and Rebellin to answer CONI next Friday, Kivilev out of Criterium International, Pantani donates jersey to Amnesty, A week off for McEwen, Kemmelberg closer to finish in Gent-Wevelgem, North-West Veterans Cycling Club Sesqui-Centenary Race

Sunday, March 31
   News - Museeuw still going strong, Injuries and sickness hit Team Coast, Team fakta online, Mapei for upcoming races, Vélo Club La Pomme Marseille, Help a cyclist in North Carolina