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Sunday, June 1
First Edition News - Stage 20 wrap up: Lombardi wins animated stage, Lombardi wants two more years, Stage 21 preview: Idsroscalo-Milan ITT, 33 km , No room for Pantani in Bianchi, No more legal hurdles for Team Bianchi, Saeco keep on rolling, Two stagiaires for Marlux, Indoor velodrome for California
News Flash - Cadel Evans breaks collarbone again

Monday, June 2
First Edition News - Giro stage 21 wrap up, Simoni's reactions, Garzelli impressive, Gontchar happy with stage win, Petacchi honoured in Milan, Cipollini regrets early exit, Gonzalez continues with Selle Italia, Ag2R in training, T-Mobile sponsors San Francisco Grand Prix
Latest News - Simoni a proud winner, Tour of Germany preview, Zabel until 2005, Cappelle angry at Bruylandts, Bruised ribs for Brentjens, Tour coverage on SBS

Tuesday, June 3
News Flash - Definite: no Cipollini in Tour
First Edition News - Cipollini refuses to comment on Tour non-selection, Simoni welcomed home, Ferretti on Gonzalez, Wachovia Invitational preview, UCI men's and women's rankings, Tax benefit for riding to work?
Latest News - Salanson dies, US Postal's preliminary Tour team, Lotto-Domo's preliminary Tour team, Aerts hopes for Tour spot, Kathy Watt aims for Athens

Wednesday, June 4
First Edition News - Salanson autopsy inconclusive, Rumsas satisfied with Giro, Euskal Bizikleta preview, No Dekker in Tour, Prosecutor answers appeals in Rennes 'pot Belge' case, Million bucks on offer for Pro Cycling Tour, Lehigh charity ride open to non-members, Pedro's MTB festival changes venue
Latest News - Shock chez La Boulangère, Leblanc explains, Preatoni disappointed, Pantani still searching for Tour options, New Division II team from Germany, Perez on the sidelines, Christensen ready for CSC, Nicolas Barone dies

Thursday, June 5
First Edition News - Pantani & Vini Caldirola: "Anything can happen", Salanson's death "doping free", Pinotti breaks pelvis, Nicole Cooke update, Tour wins top Spanish award, Vandenbroucke skips Dauphiné, Simoni stars in GP SBS hill-climb, Lehigh Velodrome's first Hall Of Fame inductees, US Postal adds Bissell Homecare to sponsor roster
Latest News - Armstrong faces last challenge before Tour, Two Italian team directors arrested, Gonzalez won't defend Vuelta title, Devolder getting closer to US Postal, Bartoli, Van Petegem, Sunderland sick, Giro more popular in Italy, Utrecht candidate for 2007 Tour de France start, Final countdown to Wicklow 200

Friday, June 6
First Edition News - Operazione Bike: latest Italian drug blitz, Classique des Alpes preview, Brioches uncertain, Tribute to Salanson, UCI Plans new race series, Hondo out after crash, Bianchi refines its look
Latest News - Health Net welcome (again) at USPRO, sans aliens, Landbouwkrediet-Colnago manager disappointed, London wants to host 2006 Tour start, Klier extends with Telekom, Howard to challenge RAAM competitors, Team Animus announced

Saturday, June 7
First Edition News - Salanson: heart failure, Funeral Saturday, Amateurs positive for EPO, PCC sets new rules, USA MTB team for Pan American Championships, Phonak won't take Brard, Belgians for European championships, Swedish juniors lose bikes in burglary

Sunday, June 8
First Edition News - Wachovia USPRO Championship preview, Locatelli resigns, Four Gerolsteiners sure for Tour, Tour of Austria preview, GP SBS: Simoni tackles the Mottarone, Vinokourov extends, Vanlandschoot sick, Bad crash ends Joe Papp's season

Monday, June 9
First Edition News - Armstrong quietly confident, Gonzalez de Galdeano crashes out of Tour of Germany, ONCE stops at end of 2004, Bettini OK, Padova doping inquiry to be closed
Latest News - Domina Vacanze's sponsor hits out, Tour of Germany TT: Problems for Peschel and Cancellara, Telekom's core in place, A stagiaire for Saeco, new riders for Euskaltel, Irish Downhill team hit rock bottom, NORBA Series round 2 preview, Lehigh annual Veloce to benefit charity

Tuesday, June 10
First Edition News - Gorospe believes Euskaltel will shine in Tour, Ullrich satisfied with Tour of Germany, Gonzalez de Galdeano breaks collarbone, Petacchi takes part in the Tour de France, Countdown to South African Road Championships, 9th Dolomiti Superbike
Latest News - Millar gets ready, defends Dauphiné sprint, Boost for BigMat but questions remain, Rogers thanks team, Casagrande optimistic, Koehler to Palmans-Collstrop

Wednesday, June 11
First Edition News - Fraser/Threshold issue resolved, Chris Witty becomes a pink lady, Andrei Kivilev Foundation, Sydor to ride Pan-Am MTB champs, Curiak sets new Grand Loop record, Ruta de Los Conquistadores 2003, L.A.T.E. Ride raises funds for Chicago Friends of the Parks
Latest News - Armstrong on track in Dauphiné, Mayo relaxed in the lead, Boonen kicks himself, Team Bianchi takes shape for Tour, Boogerd aims for World Cup, Operation may be needed for Gonzalez de Galdeano, Locatelli and Dazzani to be questioned, Vlaanderen needs to fill gap, Stars set for NORBA round 2

Thursday, June 12
News Flash - Rumsas suspended after failing drug test
First Edition News - Lampre "saddened" by Rumsas, Fraser "excited", Colorado Springs hosts World's and Pan-Am qualifier, Superweek schedule announced, Exel/Implates Team Cycles looks to SA champ's to promote black cycling
Latest News - Armstrong takes control, A special podium appearance, Bruyneel pleased with TT test, Millar still satisfied, Tough ride for Moreau, Hamilton suffering, Boonen to ride Vuelta, Verbrugghe looking for stages, Van Moorsel in the wind tunnel, Echavarri unsure of iBanesto's future, Hondo on the mend

Friday, June 13
First Edition News - loses two, Rumsas denies charges, Sevilla to miss Tour de France, Dutch anti-doping organisations get together, Museeuw joins ride for disabled, Kraftwerk re-releases "Tour de France"
Latest News - Mayo concedes, CSC setback does not worry Riis, Van Petegem opts for Route du Sud, Brard to Marlux, Vandenbroucke to concentrate on second half of season, Swiss visit Hamilton, Kannemeyer and co. looking for warm Welkom, Conor Murphy suspended

Saturday, June 14
First Edition News - Tour de Suisse preview, Baden Cooke recovers at home, Cipollini thinking retirement?, UCI Updates, Reinhart Memorial Fund collegiate scholarships, Hit and run driver sentenced

Sunday, June 15
First Edition News - Armstrong in control despite crash, Halgand provokes Armstrong's ire, Kashechkin moves up, Volta a Catalunya preview, Rumsas claims set up, Quadranti positive for EPO, CSC optimistic about sponsorship, Sean Nolan Meath GP

Monday, June 16
First Edition News - Mercado ready for July, Armstrong comments on Rumsas, Tour says no to Pantani, so Pantani says no to Tour, Ullrich focusing beyond Tour, Rebellin prepares for Tour, thinks of Italy, Gonzalez de Galdeano philosophical, Super Mom Paola Pezzo pronto for World's, Palmans-Collstrop to reduce, Seven Belgians in 'cross World Cups, Two Sydney cyclists seriously injured
Latest News - Armstrong cautious, despite Dauphiné win, Wielinga may ride Tour, Steels happy with third win, Vuelta a Colombia preview, Coast-to-Coast Against Cancer sets off

Tuesday, June 17
First Edition News - Florencio at home Catalunya, Millar goes two better, Three degrees of separation for Dunlap, Nicole Cooke back on the bike, Tour images on display, Northampton Criterium benefits disabled
Latest News - UCI Rankings: Zabel still king, Cancellara stays grounded, Mayo open to offers, Tour teams emerge, Rasmussen out of Tour, Catalunya blood tests ok, Jerseys to benefit LAF

Wednesday, June 18
News Flash - Bortolami positive
First Edition News - Report casts doubt on Edita Rumsas' claims, Cipo's team threatens legal action, USA Cycling announces Pan-Am selections, Hutchinson decides Hour Record date, Paddy Flanagan Criterium, Hornsby to Swansea becomes Hornsby to Warners Bay, Lehigh Velodrome hosts Chamber Chariots
Latest News - Vinokourov looking towards the Tour, Ullrich happy so far, Crucial stage for Aerts, Bortolami defends, Boonen breaks collarbone, Wrolich out of Gerolsteiner team, Tara Llanes injured, Paris-Brussels gets shorter, Irish team for B World's, Mauri directs young riders, Fantasy Tour de France registration opens
Second News Flash - RAAM competitor killed

Thursday, June 19
First Edition News - Heras back at Catalunya, Virenque's focus is the Tour, Durand sidelined, Victory Brewing carries on, Roof plans for Frisco Superdrome, USA Cycling starts eBay auction, The future's Orange for Irish MTB team
Latest News - Bortolami to appeal; three more Italians positive, Van Goolen doesn't give up easily, Dutch and Belgians thin on the ground in Tour, Evans to concentrate on second half of season, Knee problem for Ludo, Vermaut thinking of comeback, Short women's Giro del Trentino, World masters champion breaks back

Friday, June 20
First Edition News - Vuelta teams confirmed, Durand out of Tour, Saeco scopes out the Alps, Time running out for Tennessee bike license plate, Cox Classic supports Job for Youth, MSU hires coach, CTC gets grant to train trainers
Latest News - Wuyts' long day in the saddle, Botero hopes to be ready for Tour, Aerts looking better, More doping controls in Tour, Gerolsteiner announces Tour team, Quick.Step Tour team getting close, Seven certain for ONCE, Kelme have eight, Boonen back home, Garcia Casas to Bianchi, Dekker extends with Rabobank, Quick.Step Espoirs to go to Division II, Irish provincial championships and Drumm memorial preview

Saturday, June 21
First Edition News - Freire's dry spell ends, 27th Route du Sud, Kirsipuu hits the hills, USAC Track World's nominations, Pantani trial to conclude September, Centre du Vélo Mascouche, Funeral arrangements for Malin

Sunday, June 22
First Edition News - Casar on course, Ivanov out with broken collarbone, Giro d'Italia Femminile, Garzelli takes a break, Seven Saeco riders for Tour, Operation for Dierckxsens, Mattan looking for change, Pantani training in seclusion

Monday, June 23
First Edition News - Pevenage confident in Ullrich, Pecharromán on a cloud, Nicole Cooke crashes again, Dunlap's injury more serious, Big turnout expected for B World Championships, Irish track team for B World's
Latest News - Casagrande unsure about holding yellow, Ullrich stronger, McEwen hopes to be reinstated, Casar calls it quits, Demol: Heras, Hincapie in good shape, Pantani checks into clinic, Van Petegem still not 100 percent, Wauters extends with Rabobank, Landbouwkrediet extends for two seasons, Track stars head for Edinburgh

Tuesday, June 24
First Edition News - Quick.Step-Davitamon and iBanesto for Tour, Aerts hopes to have done enough, Fignon comes back to Tour, Van der Kooij comes back, Fassa Bortolo possible for Mattan, McCauley to Schroeder Iron, Meza hopes to be in action soon, Red Robin Fastest Man on Wheels, Symmetrics Cycling to sponsor Tour de l'Abitibi team
Latest News - Team Telekom for the Tour, Lotto-Domo picks seven, Rogers on a roll, Le Mevel up and then down, Pereiro sticks with Phonak, Poulidor and Jalabert honoured, Fitchburg-Longsjo Classic, Tour de France on SBS TV

Wednesday, June 25
First Edition News - Gorski moves on, Former Tour de Toona Director accused of embezzlement, Pantani entourage tight-lipped about clinic stay, USA Cycling announces Pan-Am mountain bikers, Challenge for Vini Caldirola, World of Difference adds riders, sponsor
Latest News - Ullrich ready for Tour, Rogers and McGee on target for Tour, Government shuts down road racing in NSW, Tour teams, Kelme have nine, Cofidis choose Gaumont, Van Petegem to decide today, Miguel Martinez in Dolomiti Superbike

Thursday, June 26
First Edition News - Tour de Suisse wrap, Eight women unfit for Italian nationals, Cipo's last chance, Galvez could miss Tour, Canadian nationals on World's course this weekend, Team Rubicon challenge for LAF, Win weekend as pro for Canadian MTB privateers
News Special - UCI Vice-president Ray Godkin hits out at NSW attack on road racing
Latest News - New WADA doping rules, Rabobank for the Tour, Van Petegem will race, Dierckxsens' operation OK, UCI women's rankings, Luperini's team manager protests exclusion, Brunen to retire after Dutch championships, Grande Boucle Féminine presented, South Africa announces World Championships team

Friday, June 27
First Edition News - Eternal Longo, Norwegian TT troubles, Beloki heads ONCE Tour assault, Armstrong still tips Ullrich, Ferretti's Fassa Bortolo outlook, Lefevere takes note, Pantani seeks solitude
Latest News - CSC finalises line up, Bianchi's nine, Vierhouten has to stay home, Skier to kick off Tour de France, Bruylandts ready for Belgian championships, Italy and the National Championships of Cycling: Part I, No sanctions for high haematocrits in South African championships, UPMC in Herald Sun Tour, Doherty Hotels offer Tassie incentive, Giant prize for the Cyclingnews Tour Fantasy Game

Saturday, June 28
First Edition News - Bortolami appeal denied, UCI says no to Domina Vacanze, Galvez out of Tour, Millar completes Tour reconnaissance, Ullrich out of German nationals, Steels ready for nationals and a break, Scanlon aims for championship defence, Rousseau misses the cut, Bahati in the footsteps of Major Taylor

Sunday, June 29
First Edition News - Belgian and French championships preview, Italian preview: Part III, Simoni misses Italian championships, Casagrande out too, All favourites at French nationals, One Tour spot left in Saeco, Santoni still fuming, Scars from the Festina affair, Di Falco suspended, UCI Anti-Doping news

Monday, June 30
Tour News - Tour selection "dream come true" for Matt Wilson, French teams finalise Tour selections, It's 'Full Speed Ahead' in the Cyclingnews Tour de France Fantasy, Take a tour, of le Tour
First Edition News - Hincapie 100 per cent, Indurain speaks, Bölts ready to retire, Caucchioli coming back, thinking ahead, Italian nationals to Pisa, Post-Tour criterium booking begins, French Elite 2 riders injured, Following the wheel tracks of Armstrong
Latest News - Henk Vogels' season over after horrific crash, Omloop delighted, but realistic about Belgian Championships, Klöden and Wesemann renew, Cycling officials act to get cycling back on the road in NSW, Australian 'Cyclones' selected for Track World's, Florit in the stars and stripes, Brentjens gets Olympic nomination