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Friday, July 1
First Edition Cycling News - San Francisco Grand Prix drops women - hopes to secure sponsorship, Fabre explains RAGT withdrawal, Zabel looks to the future, Pollack faces surgery, International Tour de Toona offers more moolah, Van Loocke to continue with Landbouwkrediet, Racing continues in Co. Cong and Wexford
TdF Cycling News - Lance Armstrong's final pre-Tour press conference, Challenge the wind, The Maillot Vert Contendahs!, Phonak out for a collective win , TTT training for Liberty, Weather update
Latest Cycling News - Spotted glory, Armstrong puts extra money into anti-doping, Health checks OK, €2 million prize money, Schumacher had a note from his mother, Sinkewitz to T-Mobile, Simms with Landbouwkrediet, Steels and Roesems in wind tunnel, Del Puppo fired, Fantasy Le Tour is nigh!
Saturday, July 2
Tour de France News - Ullrich and Pereiro crash, Rogers hasn't signed yet, CSC sponsor for another three years?, Gerolsteiner fires part-time soigneur
TdF Cycling News flash - French government random dope control tests one rider: Lance Armstrong
TdF Cycling News - An interview with Mick Rogers, Liberty Seguros-Würth optimistic, Bertogliati in for Cuesta, Live Coverage, Spotted in France: White wristbands, Vino still waiting, "Live like Lance" with PowerBar
First Edition Cycling News - IOC would not object UCI Kilo decision review, MTB World Cup stops in Balneario Camboriu, Brazil, Third round of Trials World Cup cancelled, ProTour popular among fans, UCI doping news, USA Junior Track Nationals in T-Town
TdF Cycling News - Australian round-up
TdF Cycling News - An interview with Marcel Wüst, Team presentation a spectacular affair, Relentless Ullrich looking forward to party, Basso optimistic, Riis downplays Ullrich, Lefévère angry at Sinkewitz, No rain today, but... sardines?, Weather update
Sunday, July 3
TdF Cycling News - Stage 1 wrap up, An interview with the winner, Post stage comments, , Roberts just enjoying the moment, Baguet: Zabriskie no surprise, Fantasy Le Tour - still time to join
TdF Cycling News - Kaiser Watch: "It wasn't the crash", Basso: "Patience.", Pereiro out for top 10, Leipheimer on track, Disappointed Cancellara, "Beloki's back!", Rasmussen hoping for stage win
Monday, July 4
TdF Cycling News - Stage 2 wrap up, Post-stage comments, Discovery Channel satisfied with stage one result, Pre-stage quotes
First Edition Cycling News - Gerolsteiner looking for stage win in Austria, Quick.Step and Landbouwkrediet to Austria, Three French neo-pros in 2006, Mt. Holly-Smithville Invitational Grand Prix, Columbia River Bank Cascade Cycling Classic, Ford-Basis adds Katharine Carroll, Alkek Velodrome offers position
TdF Cycling News - An interview with Tom Boonen, More post-stage 2 quotes, Bleu bands "Race against cancer", Steels on that winning feeling, Eisel upset, Liberty Seguros rider comments, Le Tour tidbits, Fantasy Le Tour - first prizes awarded
TdF Cycling News - Whitey gets going in his first Grand Boucle, Dumoulin crashes twice, Lombardi on Zabriskie, An interview with Sean Kelly, Merckx: Ullrich disappointing, Armstrong impressive, Oppy's Grand Tour, Ferretti frantic as Fassa sponsor search flops, Wauters with Rabobank for another year
Tuesday, July 5
TdF Cycling News - Stage 3 wrap up, An interview with Floyd Landis, Coments: Boonen relaxed, Nuyens confident, McEwen angry, O'Grady unsurprised, Hulsmans happy, Zabriskie mellow, Wrolich super, Roberts awesome, Davis closer, There's life left in Vasseur yet, Armstrong fined
TdF Cycling News - Dekker almost does it, Lombardi On Zabriskie, Team time trial shapes up as Discovery vs CSC show-down, Fantasy Le Tour - not too late to join
TdF Cycling News - More comments from Tours, Green "lost cause" for McEwen, To keep or not to keep?, Lelangue explains TTT tactics, German press not optimistic for Ullrich's chances, A good day for the Austrians, Watch out who you're elbowing!, Lore "Boonen" at home
Wednesday, July 6
MTB News & racing round-up - Jeremiah Bishop's summer vacation, Hermida storms the mountains, Ned Overend, Liam Killeen, Australia & New Zealand's 2005/2006 MTB series, Pedro's Festival
TdF Cycling News - After the fall: post-stage comments - CSC regroups; T-Mobile happy; Liberty Seguros waits, Fastest. TTT. Ever. Hinault's jersey tally in sight, Tankink finishes saddleless, All clear in blood tests
TdF Cycling News - Stage 4 wrap up, Zabriskie not seriously injured, Will Discovery defend the jersey? Fantasy Le Tour - still time to play
TdF Cycling News - Dave Z the funniest?, McEwen continues to defend himself
Latest Cycling News - Jacob's Creek Tour route unveiled, Wauters back to school, McGee fundraiser, Ventura rides for a cause, Fraser to Superweek, MDonnelly Junior Tour ready, UK sprinters to Barlick, Youth Nationals preparation
TdF Cycling News - No yellow for Lance, Zabriskie update, Luke Roberts assesses the situation, Davis and co. just off the pace, Inside the Gerolsteiner TTT, Ludewig not happy to wait, London gets the nod for 2007
Thursday, July 7
TdF Cycling News - Stage 5 wrap up: McEwen's revenge, , An interview with Robbie McEwen, Post-race comments, Zabriskie feeling better, Zaballa abandons, Marchante crashes, Chicken's ready to lay some eggs, Tom Boonen is hot!
TdF Cycling News - An interview with Patrice Clerc, Ullrich recovering, Robbie made the right choice, Davis getting closer, Cancellara crashes, Eisel's bad day, Steinhauser: "That can't be true", Fantasy Le Tour - enter your teams now!
Friday, July 8
TdF Cycling News - Stage 6 wrap up: Surprise win for Bernucci, An interview with Lorenzo Bernucci, Mengin's disaster, Post-stage comments, Lino au volant: The best seat in the house, Fast Freddy sprints and brews at Le Tour
Latest Cycling News - Rabobank gets budget boost, MTB World Cup preview, Surgery for Pollack, Kessler to CSC? Keystone Cops in Austria, Quick.Step to Tour of Britain, Tour de Toona, Australian U23s to China, Irish juniors TT, New Zealand BMX coach
TdF Cycling News - "Frösi" looking good for Germany, Gerolsteiner's Wrolich running on empty, Altig on Ullrich, "I'm tired of his excuses", More post-stage 6 analysis, Injury update, Fantasy Le Tour - time is running out
Saturday, July 9
TdF Cycling News - Stage 7 wrap up: McEwen does it again, LA keepin' the pressure down, Post-stage comments, Davis relegated, Spezialetti abandons after crash, Pre-stage quotes
TdF Cycling News - Hard, but rewarding: Wegmann flies into Germany on his own, Gerro's going alright, Mengin won't start Saturday, An interview with Iñigo Landaluze
TdF Cycling News - More stage 7 comments, Pre-stage comments, Michael Rasmussen aiming for dots, Boonen has it all, Parent and spouse watch, McEwen gets a mattress
Sunday, July 10
TdF Cycling News - Stage 8 wrap up: Win for Rabobank; Discovery under pressure, An interview with Pieter Weening, T-Mobile on the rise, Gerolsteiner bubbling away, Fantasy Le Tour - last day to join in, more tips!
TdF Cycling News - Post-stage comments, Rumsas released by the police
Monday, July 11
TdF Cycling News - Stage 9 wrap up, CSC had a feeling, Pevenage: "Tour wide open", Another fright for Ullrich, Vinokourov looking forward to Alps, We're only human: Hincapie explains Stage 8 Discovery Channel, Injury update, Whose shoes?
TdF Cycling News - An interview with Jens Voigt, Rasmussen: culmination of a dream, Ullrich OK, O'Grady looking to fire in final weeks, The young one in white, Pre-stage 9 quotes, Fred+Fred=Floyd
Tuesday, July 12
TdF Cycling News - Rest day wrap: Time to get it on!, Bruyneel on Discovery's plans, Ullrich bruised but unbowed, Basso looks to Pyrenees, Cadel Evans "right on track", Zabriskie on the mend, Spartacus ready for battle
Cycling News Flash - Mark French cleared, French considers comeback Cycling Australia respond
TdF Cycling News - Pre-stage 10 comments, High hematocrit for Petrov, Stage 10 shortened, A visit from the UCI's medical inspectors, Life's tough when you're Tom Boonen, Chess, anyone?
Wednesday, July 13
TdF Cycling News - Stage 10 wrap, Valverde confirms, T-Mobile blown off the back, Jaksche "dead"
TdF Cycling News - Evans finds his place, Moving up: Mick Rogers, CSC looks to Pyrenees, Pre-stage chat in the village depart
MTB News & racing round-up - JHK beats early-season injuries, Cameron Chambers - the 24-hour kid, World Cups settled in Angel Fire, Bad Goisern MTB Marathon, George Bush falls off, 2006 US MTB Nationals, Dolimiti Superbike, Australian Worlds team, An interview with Adam Craig, Alta Rezia Freeride Tour, Gunn-Rita Dahle, Geoff Kabush
Latest Cycling News - Grand Tour organizers respond, San Francisco sponsors, Koerts injured, No Tour of Germany defence for Sinkewitz?, Marco Polo ready, US NRC standings, UPMC-ACT signs Cruz, Epic prize money at Australian 100km, LAF fund-raisers
TdF Cycling News Flash - Frigo busted, out of Tour
TdF Cycling News - Pre-stage 11 quotes, An interview with Sheryl Crow, Rasmussen aims for KOM jersey and podium, Menchov suffering from sore throat, Leipheimer encouraged, Valverde highlights his promise
Thursday, July 14
TdF Cycling News - Stage 11 wrap up: Vino bounces back, An interview with Alexandre Vinokourov, Frigo and wife implicated in serious doping situation, Boonen injured, participation uncertain, Ludewig eyes stage 12, Jaksche up in captain's position
TdF Cycling News - Evans happy, Rogers suffers but happy with stage, Marchante on the mend, Pre stage quotes - Courchevel
TdF Cycling News - No start for Boonen, Riis looks on bright side, Customs officials keep searching, Liberty reshuffles after stage 11, Vino's big day out, Förster: My worst day so far
Friday, July 15
TdF Cycling News - Stage 12 wrap up, An interview with David Moncoutié, Houston, we have a 'situation', Feverish Voigt gave it all, in vain, No change to the plan, says Roberts, Fines in stage 12, Five vehicles searched, Tour on big screen in USA
Latest Cycling News - Di Luca hits the deck, , Swedish champ to MrBookmaker, Rider killed in Portland, Nothstein for Silver Spring GP, Partnership between BC and WCRA, USAC Jr World's automatic bids, Toona adds international women's team, Barloworld in Qinghai Lake
TdF Cycling News - Alpine analysis: Armstrong firmly in charge at Tour de France, O'Grady happy with teammate's win, CSC holds on thanks to Lombardi, Fritsch out with fever, Tour anti-doping controls clean so far, Pre-stage 12 comments
TdF Cycling News - Stage 13: for the sprinters?, Valverde may retire from Tour, Tankink in doubt, Beltran OK, Boonen ready for rehab, Merckx strong, but not strong enough, Vicioso tries for stage win, gets third, Beloki and Heras feeling better, Botero looks to Pyrenees
Saturday, July 16
TdF Cycling News - Stage 13 wrap up, Armstrong "might be able to follow", Horner happy, despite loss, The battle for the Maillot Vert
TdF Cycling News - Post-stage 13 comments, Thumbs down for Ullrich, up for Rasmussen, Valverde goes home, Liberty hope for more in the Pyrenees
Latest Cycling News - Davitamon-Lotto announces Tour of Britain entry, Big names for Brescia Tour, Serup enjoys European champs experience, Wloszczowska and Galinski in Polish championships, UCI doping news, Mavic Charity Marathons at Pedrosfest, New Zealand announce BMX World Champs team
Sunday, July 17
TdF Cycling News - Stage 14 wrap up, An interview with the winner, Impressive by Basso, Bruyneel gives brownie points to Lance, Godefroot satisfied, Evans philosophical, Jörg Jaksche up to 11th, Löwik goes home, Zampieri OK, Stage 14 communique medical
TdF Cycling News - Pre-stage comments, Horner: if the legs are good, I'll try again, T-Mobile: Evans not sure either, Kummer: We knew what we were doing, Hincapie: hard day ahead, Sprinters have it much harder, says McEwen, Ullrich's physiotherapist says Jan's on the up
Monday, July 18
TdF Cycling News - Stage 15 wrap up, An interview with the winner, Basso gains, Ullrich admits defeat, Massive crowds cause trouble, Intermediate prize money check, Medical communiqué
TdF Cycling News - Evans: the most amount of suffering I've ever been through, Davis: That was awesome, More post-stage quotes, Pre-stage quotes
TdF Cycling News - Basso the next Tour winner?, Rasmussen's polka-dot jersey almost secured, Redant: Zubeldia was pushed, Cyclingnews on the air in Washington, DC, Follow the Tour - on your mobile
TdF Cycling News - Hincapie only other Discovery/Postal winner, Jaksche slips back, but plans to fight on, Gerolsteiner satisfied, Diary watch, Follow the Tour - on your mobile
Tuesday, July 19
First Edition Cycling News - Basso, CSC extend until 2009, Papa Frigo: "My son is not a scoundrel", Hondo decision appealed, Pevenage to extend?, 2005 Tour de Georgia economically positive, Cunego to return, Pezzo wins Italian MTB Championship, Kemna retires, Micro-fracture of the knee for Corioni
TdF Cycling News - Rest day wrap: Looking good for Armstrong, T-Mobile content as six year duel ends, Hincapie's strategy questioned, New "explosive" EPO driving TdF speed? O'Grady & McEwen aim for Paris
Cycling News Flash - Australian team rider Amy Gillett dead after crash in Germany (updated 1400 AEST)
Cycling News Update - Unprecedented carnage in Germany - Cycling Australia updates condition of surviving riders after German crash.
TdF Cycling News - Discovery Channel and Team CSC: Two teams, two styles - one leader, Bruyneel: Life after Lance, Rasmussen aiming for good time trial, Boogerd on Rasmussen, "The worst German", McEwen not ruling out green jersey, Blood tests on Tuesday
Cycling News Flash - Hour record broken by Sosenka in Moscow
Wednesday, July 20
First Edition Cycling News - Memorial service for Gillett in Zeulenroda, Open Mike: another Armstrong accuser sounds off, Ag2R sign two riders for 2006 and 2007, Van Huffel extends with Davit, Lampre's 2005 Giro in Sky TV movie tonight, Wesemann leads T-Mobile in Sachsen Tour, Reprieve for Herne Hill Velodrome, Jersey Shore to host Cycling Grand Prix in 2006
TdF Cycling News - Stage 16 wrap, Winner interview, Evans: "The old Cadel coming back", O'Grady still hopeful for green, Youngest Tour rider Lövkvist: "Watch and learn", Leipheimer saving his bikkies, Klöden in doubt for tomorrow,
TdF Cycling News - Australian contingent offers shocked condolences for Amy Gillett, Rogers struggles through, O'Grady wants more points, Lefevere looking forward to Paris, Vansummeren happy, Frison sets out his stall, Demol: Stage win important
Latest Cycling News - Vinokourov to leave T-Mobile, Flecha to Rabobank, Hoffman to direct CSC, Injured Australians update, Ride for Life to assist AIS women, Wiesenhof stops, Kupfernagel stops, New U.S. Pro Team for 2006, US Junior Worlds Selection Team Announced, Perth International Grand Prix
Thursday, July 21
First Edition Cycling News - Boardman reacts to new hour record, Thüringen-Rundfahrt under way with neutral stage, Marc Lotz suspended, Women's Prestige Cycling Series continues in Altoona, CPA news, Second Phinney Foundation Raffle
TdF Cycling News - Stage 17 wrap, Klöden out, Davis to keep trying, Gilbert not happy, Gerolsteiner: "All for Levi", Gerrans makes the break, McEwen cruises, O'Grady can't shake Hushovd, Pre-race chat in the village depart
MTB News & racing round-up - Taberlay tangles with bear, Internet giveaways, Schweitzer NORBA wrap, IMBA testifies, Breckenridge 100, Trans-Alp Challenge, British championships, Pezzo wins Italian championship, Polish championships, Jeep KOM, Sydney gets mountain cross park, SE Queensland XC championships, US teams for marathon & trials Worlds, Australian Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day
Second Edition Cycling News - AIS head 'optimistic' about cyclists' recovery, AIS women updates, 'Brownie' tries his best, Stage neutralised in respect, AIS sends in extra support staff
TdF Cycling News - An interview with Paolo Savoldelli, Arvesen's choice, Still no word on Hamilton hearing date, Vansevenant: Fourth stage win is the plan
Friday, July 22
TdF Cycling News - Stage 18 wrap up, An interview with Marcos Serrano, Merckx unhappy with Vasseur, Basso tries one more time, Evans improving, Tour riders pay tribute to Australian team
First Edition Cycling News - Moreau unhappy with Vino rumours, Good line-up for 5th Brixia Tour, Gasparotto makes tricolore debut, Injury for Petacchi, Andriotto out of Brixia tour, Hunter out of action, Preparations being made to take Amy Gillett home, Klondyke Cup preview
Latest Cycling News - Petacchi to Domina Vacanze, Big changes at T-Mobile, Remembrance ride for Amy Gillett, Three big names confirmed for Newport World Cup
Saturday, July 23
TdF Cycling News - Stage 19 wrap up, An interview with Giuseppe Guerini, Last standoff in Saint Etienne, Ullrich wants podium and stage win, Medical communiqué, Tour coming to Belgium in 2007
TdF Cycling News - Arvesen tries again, Voeckler's second time around, No explanation for Heras, Beloki hoping for more in 2006
Latest Cycling News - Cancellara to CSC, Cunego satisfied with restart, Zabel still undecided, Aldag leads team in Wallonia, Fracture for Gonzalez de Galdeano, Redondo makes pro debut, Rogers to race in Britain, Yorkshire Tour ride, Funeral arrangements for Amy Gillett
Sunday, July 24
TdF Cycling News - Kerry Au Tour, Good performances for CSC, Saiz assesses Liberty's Tour, High speed train takes riders North
TdF Cycling News - Stage 20 wrap up, Roberts uses the force, Big day for Rasmussen, More from stage 19, Kerry Au Tour
TdF Cycling News - An interview with Lance Armstrong, Rasmussen falls to the curse of Saint-Etienne, Aussies happy on eve of end of Tour
Latest Cycling News - Australian riders improving, Merckx to Phonak, Tosatto to Quick.Step, Kerry Youth Tour preview, Special Tafi jersey up for auction
Monday, July 25
TdF Cycling News - Magnificent seven for Armstrong, An interview with Alexandre Vinokourov, The higher you fly, the harder you fall, Medical communiqué, Tour prizemoney
TdF Cycling News - Basso satisfied, Riis pleased, Mixed emotions in Australian camp, Pre-race banter in the village depart
Latest Cycling News - AIS women's team update: Germany Alexis Rhodes conscious and chirpy; Amy Gillett-Safe Foundation launched, Change of plan for Petacchi
Tuesday, July 26
TdF Cycling News - Leipheimer disappointed at rules confusion, Top 10 time: Floyd makes the grade, Fast Freddy finishes fine, Boonen comments on the final stage, Rabobank satisfied with Tour, Cauberg in 2006 Tour
Latest Cycling News - Post-Tour ProTour rankings, T-Mobile celebrates, Injured Australians on the mend, Amy Gillett-Safe Foundation, Velo Club de Londres returns to Herne Hill, Tour de l'Ain
TdF Cycling News - Vinokourov to Liberty Seguros, Heras weighs up Tour disappointment, T-Mobile team satisfied, Hushovd writes Norwegian history
Wednesday, July 27
First Edition Cycling News - Discovery talks about life after Lance, ProTour concerns remain for Giro boss, Saiz - the final word, Vinokourov to be given total Liberty, San Francisco GP confirmed for 2005, Southland Tour expects strong line-up, Extra route announced for BikeWales
MTB News & racing round-up - Kabush and Vanlandingham on form, Snowmass NORBA, Dara Marks-Marino, National Championships, Jeep KOM, Tinker Juarez at Pedrosfest, Great Wall Bicycle Festival, SE Qld Mountain Biking Championships, Australian Commonwealth Games selection criteria
Latest Cycling News - Moreau to leave Crédit Agricole, Marinangeli out for rest of season, How to win and break your collarbone, Rabobank realigns for the Vuelta and Eneco Tour, Viganò to Quick.Step, Lore's fan club, The Grafton is go, Funeral arrangements for Amy Gillett-Safe
Thursday, July 28
First Edition Cycling News - UCI investigating possible doping infraction, Journalist dies on Vuelta a Colombia, Ullrich and Zabel in Hamburg, Liberty names 13 for Vuelta, Eneco Tour gets good entry list, Question mark over Freire, More CSC contracts extended, Stagiaires for Lampre-Caffita, Tour of the Peak is go
Latest Cycling News - Armstrong's post-Tour life to be 'calm', Prague Criterium without stars, Fassa line-up for HEW Cyclassics, Rhodes and Yaxley slowly recovering, National U23 team announced for Tour of Britain, Re-opening of Herne Hill
Friday, July 29
First Edition Cycling News - Quick.Step's post-Tour plans, ProTour leader back in Hamburg, Gerolsteiner to LUK Challenge & Hamburg, Illes Balears, Quick.Step to Hamburg, Davitamon-Lotto for Benelux Tour, Selle Italia-Colombia for Camaiore, Young faces make a Quick.Step to the big time, Damon to play Armstrong?
Latest Cycling News - An interview with Miguel Martin Perdiguero, Basso in Tour of Denmark, More lineups for HEW Cyclassics Cup Hamburg, Amy Gillett's life recalled in moving service, Transfer news, No Kaiku in Vuelta, Cunego a dad, Virenque promotes tobacco in Francorchamps
Saturday, July 30
First Edition Cycling News - Massive line-up at Cyclassics' 10th birthday, Blow for Armstrong in Sunday Times suit, Bakker positive for EPO, Vazquez sanctioned, Moreau to AG2R, Cooke to miss GP Wales, Irish weekend preview
Sunday, July 31
First Edition Cycling News - UCI attacks Sylvia Schenk, Simeoni's complaint against Armstrong shelved, Kashechkin to Liberty, Dave Zabriskie injured, Gil has tendonitis, Beloki a dad again, Ag2r-Prevoyance for upcoming races, Landbouwkrediet-Colnago for upcoming races, Huge prize list for Bank of America Invitational Criterium, 2005 Le Tour Fantasy Game winners announced