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Monday, December 1
First Edition Cycling News - An interview with Magen Long, Liberty Seguros looking for a big name, Beloki to open season in France, Joaquin Rodriguez plans for Vuelta, Spanish federation visits Verona, Petacchi honoured, Nigerian champion killed, UCI Doping news, Top MTB World Cup organisers

Tuesday, December 2
First Edition Cycling News - Armstrong awarded Vélo d'Or, Boogerd best Dutchman, Another Spaniard for La Boulangère, Two neo-pros for Paternina, Positive for Testi, Life Repair loses funding, for 2004, Final Colorado 'cross, Swedish club CK Wänershof awarded, Northbrook Velodrome "Close the Gap" fund drive

Wednesday, December 3
First Edition Cycling News - Millar wants pursuit in Olympic treble, Heras to leave US Postal?, Salanson's family wants answers, McEwen aims for Olympic selection, Wegelius cleared, Etoile and Ouverture to open French season, Rabobank to start at Tirreno, Quick Step - Davitamon gets together, Giro stage 2 route

Thursday, December 4
First Edition Cycling News - US Postal not happy about Heras, Kelme wants Vinokourov, 2005 World's, Postal adds Rincon, VDB impressed, Former pros to Danielson: "Have fun", Lorian Graham joins AIS women's program, Hamilton stays with Speedplay, Cyclingnews reader poll 2003

Friday, December 5
International Cycling News - Jose Azevedo to replace Heras, Bruyneel named director of the year, Belda dispels Vinokourov notions, Pro contract for Wooldridge, Bak to Bianchi Nordic, Jufre continues with Relax, Pontoni in training accident, Penultimate Giro stage to visit Bianchi,
Regional Cycling News - Tasmanian series relaunches Trial Wheels, USAC espoir MTB program, Irish 'cross nationals moved, Verge NECCS comes to Rhode Island, State vs state at Brisbane Grand Prix, Former rider sentenced in France

Saturday, December 6
First Edition Cycling News - Team Bianchi to stop, Orbitel to sponsor Café Baqué, UCI Plans cyclo-cross reform, Early Vuelta details, New dates for Ster Elektrotoer, Killeen full-time for Gary Fisher, Zintsjenko to Milaneza, 24-Hour team looking for riders, Leipheimer jerseys on auction, TV Time for 2004 Track World's, Eddie Tobin: Simply the Best

Sunday, December 7
First Edition Cycling News - Ullrich's sights set on three Tours, Bettini eyes third World Cup and Olympics, Tonkov to Vini Caldirola, French nationals head to the Alps, A New O'Grady, W.E. Stedman GP postponed, Heritage Cyclo-cross Series
Special Edition Cycling News - Michael Rogers tops Cycling Australia awards

Monday, December 8
First Edition Cycling News - José Maria Jimenez dead at 32, Reactions from Spain, Nys sets World Cup record, Bartoli gets a break for Athens, Petacchi ready to duel with Cipo, Chocolade Jacques still building, 2006 Belgian nationals to Antwerpen, UF Scholarships Awarded

Tuesday, December 9
First Edition Cycling News - Thousands pay tribute to Jimenez, Investigation of doping at Herald Sun-Tour, Rumsas to Atlas-Hoop-Polsat, Vini Caldirola signs Borghini, Busy Popovych rejoins team, Rousseau plans his future, Holland Pro Cycling Team races for a cause, 2004 Bayern-Rundfahrt visits Munich, LeMond offers camp to benefit Eddie B.

Wednesday, December 10
First Edition Cycling News - Dave Zabriskie back on the program, Raas out of Rabobank, McGee aims for big Tour Down Under, Casagranda to Saeco, Beuchat joins Vini Caldirola, Bréard to Auber 93, VDB seeks legal relief, Americans look for Euro 'cross experience, Nice training for Vinokourov, José-Maria Jimenez tributes

Thursday, December 11
First Edition Cycling News - Heras confirms, Lance Armstrong, Hong Kong goes for gold, Tom Danielson, Susanne Ljungskog, Grafton to Inverell, Wellington Velodrome, US 'cross nats, Klostergaard & sign, Belorussian juniors

Friday, December 12
Second Edition Cycling News - Lance Armstrong press conference, Brussels
First Edition Cycling News - Police investigate Jiménez death, USPS releases Heras, Ullrich not worried, McEwen wants another Aussie title, Spitz to ride track at Athens, Piepoli to lead Suanier-Duval, Bartoli breaks arm, New Irish club on drawing board, Eating disorders, Jørgensen extends, Stada sponsors German federation, Landis retracts

Saturday, December 13
First Edition Cycling News - Armstrong focused on Tour 2004, Perdiguero hopes for a better 2004, Bianchi Nordic finalises, Kerry Barnholt joins Subaru-Gary Fisher, UCI appoints new 'cross coordinator, UCI anti-doping news, Eddie B camp adds wind tunnel

Sunday, December 14
First Edition Cycling News - Bettini aims for Athens, Tour of Britain to return, Hoy awarded, Tour to select Italian team for Athens, Victory Brewing, Team Coastal, Ford Racing

Monday, December 15
First Edition Cycling News - Pont-Château prepares for World's, Salvetat mends her wounds, Lademann finds form down under, Flecha aims for classics, Gonzalez wants a better 2004, VDB to Qatar, Salanson case officially opened, Plaza to Antarte, Hernandez to Liberty Seguros

Tuesday, December 16
First Edition Cycling News - Tim Johnson signs with Saunier Duval, Evans back on the bike - and hungry, McGee grazed but otherwise okay, Armstrong wins BBC award, Team Rona for 2004, Sierra Nevada TT for Vuelta, 2004 Women's Giro, Sevilla confident with Phonak, Vogondy, Laurent regional 'cross champs, Tenax signs Bosisio, CSU Rams USAC's collegiate team of the year

Wednesday, December 17
First Edition Cycling News - Chris Horner signs for Webcor, Garzelli encouraged after 2003 comeback, Illes Balears-Banesto unveiled, Climbers' Vuelta for 2004?, Marsal to Road Runner-Guerciotti, USA Automatic 'cross world's selections, Cipollini plans early Giro exit, Van Moorsel to defend three medals, Kelme confident for Casero, Popovych to start in Italy, First Estonian trade team, Rabobank TT III, Glud & Marstrand Horsens keeps three, Last day for Cyclingnews reader poll
Special Edition Cycling News - Exciting parcours promised for 2004 Vuelta a España

Thursday, December 18
First Edition Cycling News - Vuelta favourites expect a good race, Horner accepts leadership challenge, Webcor CEO excited by Horner's prospects, New team for O'Neill, Casero confirms with Kelme, Bettini awards student scholarship, Coupe de France Féminine, Omloop in plaster, Duffy to head joint NCBI/CI leisure initiative
Special Edition Cycling News - Armstrong says two more years

Friday, December 19
First Edition Cycling News - Colavita/Bolla signs Frischkorn, Beloki's goal remains the Tour, Belda counting on Valverde, Dr. Michele Ferrari case plods on, Virenque called in Sainz case, Granada gets Vuelta start, 2003 Launceston Wheel Race, Verge NECCS Finale, Bray Wheelers Gentleman's GP

Saturday, December 20
First Edition Cycling News - Belda says Kelme is secure, Sastre likes Vuelta but focus is Tour, Houseman suspended, McEwen takes green, Inverell carnival, GVA Trofee Veldrijden round 4, Return of the Northern Mafia, Two more for Auber 93, Jaén set for Ruta del Sol finish

Sunday, December 21
First Edition Cycling News - Ullrich and co. in Mallorca, Cipollini motivated, Moreau to Tirreno-Adriatico, Reidell/Bouchard-Hall awarded scholarships, Zabel and Aldag back on track, Toronto area indoor velodrome proposed, New sponsor for Kona Clarks, Vouilloz finds new success, Cyclo-cross World's photo benefit, 2003 Flower Power Awards

Monday, December 22
First Edition Cycling News - More awards for Armstrong & Ullrich, Zarrabeitia to retire, Moser: Cycling should return to its roots, Garzelli ties the knot, Merry Christmas from Colnago, Saunier Duval spreads the word, Lampre to debut in France and Malaysia, Dutch first up for Trust House classic, Rás an Turcaí 2003, Settimana Lombarda back on calendar

Tuesday, December 23
First Edition Cycling News - Saturn reborn as Quark Cycling Team, UCI announce Division I teams, Landbouwkrediet-Colnago happy to stay in Division I, Ben Day to Palmans-Collstrop, Van Santvliet extends, Navigators in JCTDU, Koerts to lead Chocolade Jacques in Langkawi, Inverell track carnival cancelled, Christmas racing in Ireland, BMX contract news

Wednesday, December 24
First Edition Cycling News - David Clinger: "I'm going to ride with Cipo", Cipollini, Petacchi and Nauduzs fined, Lefevere wants Bodysol in Division I, Crash for Quaranta, Aerts wants more racing, Museeuw to do charity ride, Monfort joins Landbouwkrediet, Di Luca to wed, Liberty Seguros out of JCTDU, Brown and Pagliarini back in Langkawi, Sparks expected at Launceston International Crit, Top trackies descend on Tassie, 8th Tour of South China Sea, Superprestige Diegem, Solano Bicycle Classic cancelled, Swiss road championships in Pfaffnau

Thursday, December 25
First Edition Cycling News - Seasons greetings from, Year end survey results, Beltran targets Tour and Vuelta, Fassa Bortolo approved, Café Baque looks for additional sponsor, Debut for Div. 3 Brazilian team, Santa Cruz launches its Syndicate, Boulder Stage Race highlights new series, Ban on Flanders flags?

Friday, December 26
First Edition Cycling News - Cyclingnews reader poll: MTB'er of the Year, Susanne Ljungskog extends, De Clercq wants another World Championship, Weigold aiming for German championships, Zabel to lead in Ruta del Sol, Nobili Guerciotti complete, McClung retires

Saturday, December 27
First Edition Cycling News - Cyclingnews reader poll: Team Bike and New Product, Pate joins Health Net, Staley joins Deutsche Weinstrasse, Belda considers roster for 2004 Tour, Mas at odds with Kelme, Mizbani to lead Iran at Langkawi, Women's Thüringen-Radrundfahrt, Tribute planned for Zarrabeitia, Star & Garter Tour de Vineyards

Sunday, December 28
First Edition Cycling News - Cyclingnews reader poll: Best Photo and Most Improved Rider, Spanish coaches plan for Olympics, Steels thinking of Athens track, Garmendia retires, Stevens with Chocolade Jacques, Cassani to Vini Caldirola, Bank of America to sponsor criterium, MTB Chick Racing adds sponsor, Intermountain Color Cycling Team recruits

Monday, December 29
First Edition Cycling News - Cyclingnews reader poll: Best Stage and One Day races, Petacchi is La Gazzetta's Rider of the Year, Di Luca marries, Team Australia and United Water for JCTDU, Indonesian trade team to Langkawi, Argentinean Road Championships, Swiss TTT championships to Bätterkinden, Italian track women to Colombia

Tuesday, December 30
First Edition Cycling News - Cyclingnews reader poll: Male and Female Track Riders, Brown targets Giro for Olympic preparation, Armstrong wins AP award, Power turns it on, Brochard young at heart, Fire claims Ag2R bikes, De Clercq finds easy going in France, Italian junior back on track

Wednesday, December 31
First Edition Cycling News - Cyclingnews reader poll: Male and Female Road Riders, Deep Spanish field for Olympic TT, FBD Milk Rás assured, Aitken out of Hong Kong Cycle Classic, Jelly Belly-Aramark for 2004, Saunier Duval to Qatar, Chocolade Jacques to Paris-Nice, Blanchy joins Chocolade Jacques, Positive EPO at US track nationals, Museeuw talks back, Andrea Bianco recovering