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Tuesday, August 1
First Edition Cycling News - UCI demands test; Landis submits request, Civil guard investigating German doctor, Nicole Cooke number one, Pantani: The movie, T-Mobile to Denmark, Canadian Cycling suspends Schroeter, Barloworld for Denmark, Spiuk-Extremadura for Pyrenees, Tour of Utah, Ride For Life deadline extended
Latest Cycling News - UCI source confirms exogenous testosterone in Landis' A sample, Landis affair hits grassroots cycling in Australia, Italian federation waiting for Puerto dossier, Caruso case dropped by Spanish federation, Milram for GP Cittŕ' di Camaiore, Tatt's cup gets underway in Gippsland, Iron Spinner Marathon, Wexford Cycle Challenge
Wednesday, August 2
First Edition Cycling News - Big names announced for Vuelta, Landis B sample due Saturday, O'Grady hoping to turn season around, Basso will not defend Denmark, Quick Step-Innergetic, 3 Molinos Resort, Landbouwkrediet - Colnago, Zabel wheel auctiont, Australian Open road title, Canterbury Velodrome
Latest Cycling News - Levi Leipheimer interview, Rogge wants to fight back, 3 Molinos Resort sacks 14, Ludewig out for the season, Dessel big attraction in Tour de l'Ain, Tour of Utah field announced, De Weert to Cofidis
Thursday, August 3
First Edition Cycling News - Good spirits at Gerolsteiner, Van Petegem abandons; Napolitano feverish, Australian cycling loses two champions, Stagiaire time again, Teams for GP Camaiore, Bank of America Invitational Criterium field announced, Gene Moriarty Cup preview
MTB news & racing round-up - Marathon WC #4, Eatough regains US 24 National Championships, Wilderness 101, Race Face 12 Hour, Specialized MTB for 2007, UK Marathon Champs preview, OTRA showing for LAF, Keith Bontrager and Gunn-Rita Dahle diaries
Latest Cycling News - Landis hires Jacobs for doping defence, Astana to create all-new management company, Landis' Tour of Elk Grove appearance unknown, Crédit Agricole signs Furlan, Barloworld head to Portugal, Madison race at Lehigh Valley Velodrome
Friday, August 4
First Edition Cycling News - Tour of Germany stage 2 wrap-up, Vino "better than I thought", Oscar Pereiro interview, Landis at B sample opening, Astarloza moves to Euskaltel, Vierhouten and Tjallingii extend, $40,000 raised for Ride for Life, Driver in Rhyl CC tragedy fined
Latest Cycling News - German doping expert shocked at Ullrich dossier, Andreu sacking still vague, Riders take legal action against 3 Molinos Resort, O'Grady extends, Ciolek to T-Mobile?, Three stagiaires for Saunier Duval, Caisse d'Epargne only ProTour team for Clásica Los Puertos, Milram to Burgos and San Sebastian, Barloworld to Due Giorni Marchigiana, Australian coach a father
Saturday, August 5
First Edition Cycling News - Tour of Germany stage 3 wrap-up, Hesjedal withdraws from Germany, Astana asks for four-year licence, O'Grady happy with contract renewal, Liquigas for Lazio, Matteotti & Marchigiana, Time for China to get professional, Lampre take two Chinese stagiaires
MTB news & racing round-up - Fullana and Absalon take Euro champs, Barel out of Worlds, Brian Head NORBA, Transrockies and Dutch Nats previews, Aussie Worlds team, Star-Crossed and Vermont 'UCI 'cross race dates, Oceania's to Thredbo in '07, Hans Rey video collection, Nat Ross and Gunn-Rita Dahle diaries
Cycling News Flash - Landis B sample result announced
Latest Cycling News - Landis' counsel issues statement on B sample finding
Sunday, August 6
First Edition Cycling News - Reactions to Landis B sample finding, Red powder latest in masking technology?, Four riders excluded from the Vuelta a Colombia, Astana for the Vuelta a Espańa, Mayo, Contador and Hruska in Vuelta a Burgos, 3 Molinos Resort look to the future..., Breschel and Johansen extend
Monday, August 7
First Edition Cycling News - D-Tour stage 5 wrap-up, A winning day for Gerolsteiner, Deutschland Tour diversion, Austrians under way, USA Cycling comments on Landis case, Únzue waiting for UCI confirmation, Klöden's post-Tour woes, T-Mobile to introduce new blood test, Double trifecta for South
Latest Cycling News - Hip surgery in two weeks for Landis, Franke doesn't believe Landis has a chance, Germans get tougher, Petacchi returns in Due Giorni Marchigiana, Kohl to Gerolsteiner, Van Petegem operated on, Vos with DSB for five years, Sarah Hammer's 1st Annual Celebration of Excellence
Tuesday, August 8
First Edition Cycling News - Leipheimer: Voigt now Germany favourite, Dekker ends career, Ford dealers decline Georgia, Cavendish to ride for T-Mobile in Britain, German Worlds squad, Ride For Life, Yoplait Nouriche Women's Summit, Barr to attempt Irish end to end record, Top riders raise funds for canine assistants
Latest Cycling News - McQuaid and Prudhomme side by side in fight against doping, Ullrich verdict this month?, Kohl opts for Gerolsteiner, Too little fluid for Glomser, Casper extends, Meyer from hospital to podium at Junior Track World's
Wednesday, August 9
First Edition Cycling News -Landis suspects hidden agenda, Tour of Elk Grove un-invites Landis, McQuaid plans shake-up, Ulmer out of world's, Knetemann Classic tools up with Skil, Lehigh Valley Velodrome, Alan cross team, Big Wheels racing, Sydney 1000 returns to Canterbury
Latest Cycling News - Lefevere considers action against Landis, Skoda pulls out of Tour sponsorship, Pevenage has heard nothing, Maurice Garin feature, Dekker DNF in last European race, Grabsch out, Ziegler in, Skil-Shimano trials David Deroo, Cyclist fined for riding on the road, Three Welsh cyclo-sportif events
Thursday, August 10
First Edition Cycling News -Tour of Germany final stage wrap-up, Gerolsteiner & Zabel satisfied, Rodríguez ready, Petacchi back to racing, Freire and Veelers renew, Dufaux to Astana, Petty CEO at USAC, Women's Prestige series Bermuda bound, Verge MAC 2006
Latest Cycling News - UCI doesn't want to give blood to Spanish, Raisin's remarkable recovery continues, Austrian team satisfied with Pro Tour debut, Quick.Step-Innergetic for upcoming races, Nothstein announces retirement, Big Apple Smackdown
Friday, August 11
First Edition Cycling News - Valverde still top of ProTour, Saunier Duval looking to repeat, T-Mobile for Clasica San Sebastian, Cunego for Lampre in San Sebastian, Contador crashes, Jörg Ludewig's nightmare, Pokrandt as stagiaire to Volksbank, Tour of Pendle completes British race series
Latest Cycling News - Sastre may race Vuelta, Rudi Altig feature, T-Mobile to Erfurt and Bochum, Unibet signs Eichler, Beltrán to Liquigas, Han Vaanhold leaves Löwik, Discovery Channel's "race to replace" this Saturday, Packed weekend of racing in Ireland
MTB & 'cross news & racing round-up - Brian Head NORBA wrap-up, NORBA this weekend, Jeep KOM round 2 preview, OTRA wins Vail Film Festival, Verge MAC and MABRA 'cross series schedules, Alan Factory and California Berry 'cross teams, Bikes Belong awards $40k in grants
Saturday, August 12
First Edition Cycling News - Big names to slug it out for Clásica San Sebastián crown, Changes for T-Mobile in San Sebastian, Marcel Sieberg: Milram's new signing, Milram for upcoming races, Univest goes live, Barr postpones record bid, Marrey plans attempt
San Sebastián Cycling News - Sastre still deciding on Vuelta, Millar wants to do well, Hincapie not expecting much, Evans still recovering from Tour, Gerrans: Good AG2R team for today, Rogers aiming for world's, Lövkvist hoping for world's spot, Wegelius ready for part two
Sunday, August 13
First Edition Cycling News - Clasica San Sebastian wrap-up, Kashechkin satisfied, Good sensations for Valverde, Sastre back in top form, Virenque hospitalised after cycling accident, Comunidad Valenciana to stop August 20, Voigt's winning ways, Petacchi's progress continues, Cancellara looking towards world's, Astana for upcoming ProTour races
Monday, August 14
First Edition Cycling News - Fuentes' German connection; branch offices?, Phonak to fold?, Grabsch ready to leave Phonak, Former Coast owner wants money from Ullrich, Voigt - again!, Valverde increases lead in ProTour; Sunday's crash not serious, Caisse d'Epargne & Milram for Eneco Tour, Hammer's Celebration of Excellence
Regional Cycling News - GB juniors on top of the world, US out of medal count at junior world's, Australian sprinters begin Beijing build-up with clean sweep, CiCLE Classic goes international in 2007, New US Continental team next season
Latest Cycling News - Pound attacks Landis and USADA, Julich: "No one is able to cheat anymore", Hushovd to lead CA at Vuelta, Elminger to AG2R, Le Mevel, Pauriol & Talabardon extend, Milram for Trittico Lombardo
Tuesday, August 15
First Edition Cycling News - An interview with Serguei Gonchar, Ullrich gets injunction, Swiss federation has Puerto papers, T-Mobile squads, Phonak announces teams, Glasgow GP still open, Big field for Australian GP
Latest Cycling News - Phonak stops, Exciting parcours for Eneco Tour, Sastre to ride Vuelta, Euskaltel parts ways with Gorospe, Traksel breaks ribs, Three extend with Chocolade Jacques, British time trial championships coming up
Wednesday, August 16
First Edition Cycling News - Landis enjoys brief respite in Chicago, Tour of Utah on a Roll, German pros trial 2007 Worlds course, Breschel extends, 3 Molinos Resort, UCI under-23 series, TIAA-CREF, Lehigh Velodrome, All-Ireland underage championships
Latest Cycling News - Landis credits Phonak, Grabsch: "a curse on our team", Merckx might continue, Sastre looking forward to Vuelta, Dessel to lead AG2R at Vuelta, An interview with Nicky Hayden, Wegmann: "This race doesn't like me and I don't like it either", Nations qualification for World's, Austria announces preliminary World's Team
Thursday, August 17
First Edition Cycling News - Landis' father-in-law found dead, Swiss Cycling to hold Ullrich proceedings, AIGCP wants Phonak and Astana out now, Gerolsteiner gets off to a good start in Eneco Tour, Nuyens injured, Gilling still looking for a break, Danielson to lead Discovery in Vuelta, Cofidis to Vuelta, Petacchi tired, Tour Down Under launched in Adelaide
Latest Cycling News - Former Liberty five: 2/5 cleared, Swiss court re-opens Camenzind EPO case, 3 Molinos Resort says goodbye, Solid start for Caisse d'Epargne in Eneco, Kroon leads CSC in Eneco opener, Klöden back after a rest, Colavita/Cooking Light women's team heads to UCI's top tier
Friday, August 18
First Edition Cycling News - Eneco Tour stage 1 wrap-up, Russ overwhelmed, Gruppetto for Petacchi, Ullrich confident, manager indignant, attorney unimpressed, Active Bay hits back, McEwen back for Davitamon in Vuelta, No extension for Traksel, Tasmanian leads charge at Australian Grand Prix
MTB & 'cross news & racing round-up - NORBA finals wrap-up, Naef & Dahle-Flesjaa take Marathon Worlds, TrankRockies wrap-up, Jeep KOM, 26x29 test ride, Bakker caught trying to race again, Kristin Danielson diary
Latest Cycling News - Swiss cycling expecting tough legal battle, 1966 Bordeaux rider's strike: Power in a union, Not Förster's day, Twice is nice for Napolitano, Fraser to final NRC race this weekend, Surrey set for Revolutions, Irish crit champs Saturday, Lang's 'Tour de kindergarten'
Saturday, August 19
First Edition Cycling News - Eneco Tour stage 2 wrap-up, Petacchi fighting, but surviving, German investigators raid doctor's office and home, Hoffman leaves CSC to join T-Mobile, 2007 Triple Crown dates released, Panasonic signs with GB cycling team
Sunday, August 20
First Edition Cycling News - Eneco Tour stage 3 wrap-up, Gutiérrez ready for TT, Julich leaves Eneco Tour, An interview with Bernhard Kohl, Pereiro back for Puertos, Antequera: "Valverde and Freire as leaders", World Championships for Ballarat?, Van Heeswijk to Rabobank?, Zberg re-signs, Aussie sprinters continue winning form
Monday, August 21
First Edition Cycling News - Eneco Tour stage 4 wrap-up, Pereiro returns in Puertos, Petacchi improves further, Phonak-Astana-Saiz, Hamilton's "doping diary" from 2003 published, Guerini breaks collarbone, Erwin Bakker responds to criticism, Française des Jeux for Vuelta, Ride am Rhein
Latest Cycling News - T-Mobile, Gerolsteiner satisfied with Regio-Tour, Kleynen crashes, Petacchi to Vuelta, Moncoutié out of Vuelta, Comunidad Valenciana finishes with a victory, Wintry World's gets started with sheep trial!, 4 Jours de Dunkerque to go back to six days, The Trust House Cycle Classic turns 20, Ferrari stagiaire with Tenax
Tuesday, August 22
First Edition Cycling News - Eneco Tour stage 5, Astana will travel to Málaga, Lampre announces Vuelta team, Freire fit for Vuelta, Engels for Vuelta, Comings and goings at Gerolsteiner, Astarloa out of Giro del Veneto, Hermida goes home, Schoeter apologises, CCA seeks new CEO, Fantasy Vuelta Game Live!
Latest Cycling News - McQuaid: No more names due out, Riis pessimistic over Basso future, Extensive doping alleged for Hamilton, Too high hematocrit for Dominguez, Menchov "not as fresh", CSC, Milram, Quickstep for Vuelta, McGee back to racing, Schleck and Garzelli at GP Nobili Rubinetterie, Morabito to Astana, Revolution returns to Manchester Velodrome
Wednesday, August 23
First Edition Cycling News - ENECO Tour stage 6 wrap-up, Debts threaten Tour de Langkawi, Bruyneel on UCI doping inaction, USPRO championships, Hermida in Operación Puerto accusations, Freire out, Walker in, Pereiro ready, Saunier Duval for Vuelta, Australian MTBer hospitalised, Burghardt knee surgery, Colavita-Sutter Home management, Fantasy Vuelta Tips
Latest Cycling News - Stars align for Vuelta, Discovery Channel's Vuelta: Danielson's coming-out party, Cordero accepts UCI decision, Kohl leads T-Mobile in Vuelta, Pollack not seriously injured, Wijnants to Quick.Step, Junga to undergo surgery, Charity ride ends in tragedy
Thursday, August 24

First Edition Cycling News - Eneco Tour final stage wrap-up, An unhappy victory, More team line-ups and previews for Vuelta: Gerolsteiner, Liquigas, Astana, Bäckstedt hopes for good luck at Vuelta, An interview with Nicole Cooke: A prolific season, Cunego ends season early September, Schwager as neo-pro to Milram, Grabsch still looking, Fantasy La Vuelta 2006 Prizes
Latest Cycling News - Rasmussen motivated for Vuelta, Jury decided over victory, Still no Ullrich hearing in Switzerland, Merida team demands to see Operacion Puerto files, Knaven to T-Mobile, Wrolich ready and waiting
Friday, August 25
First Edition Cycling News - Valverde fears Menchov in high mountains, An interview with Matthias Russ: The thrill of victory, Klöden happy to win again, Team line-ups for GP Plouay, Franke files charges against Ullrich, Deignan back in action, Two-year deal for Roche, Tour de l'Avenir without Colombian riders Vanderaerden DFL-Cyclingnews' DS at Tour of Britain, German TV wants "doping clause", VDB in Italian amateur races under false name
MTB & 'cross news & racing round-up - MTB Worlds so far, Hermida goes home, Merida team's response, Three injury updates from Worlds, Ultra Series heads to Park City, Utah, Steve Peat interview, Georgia Gould's Orbea Alma, Ellsworth Truth review, Bakker responds to criticism, Aussie Marathon Championships, Keith Bontrager and Gunn-Rita Dahle-Flesjaa diaries
Latest Cycling News - Vinokourov keeps ambitions modest, Gil removed from start list, Phonak lines up for its last grand tour, Austrians heading to Spain, Azevedo to leave Discovery, More contract news, Gyllenhaal to play Armstrong in Lance biopic, Hincapie's second place trophy ends up in Zwolle, Zabriskie to appear at Bikes 4 Kids in Utah, Hed Tour competition winners announced, Fantasy La Vuelta 2006 Prizes
Saturday, August 26
First Edition Cycling News - McQuaid: Hamilton file to be studied soon, Cipollini denies link to Fuentes, Vuelta lost sponsorship deal over Landis positive, Klöden to decide soon, German cycling and TV stations discuss anti-doping plan, Francesco Del Ponte speaks, Boost for Sean Kelly team, Tour of the Murray river, Fantasy La Vuelta 2006 Grand Prize Announced
Vuelta Cycling News - Menchov gets Maillot Oro, Valverde and Pereiro motivated for strong Vuelta, Sastre relaxed before Vuelta start, O'Grady enthusiastic, Boogerd aiming for Salzburg, Walker makes his debut, Unique start for Vuelta
Sunday, August 27
First Edition Cycling News - Vuelta stage 1 wrap-up, León Sánchez: Astana ready for Vuelta, Another hill for GP Plouay, Klöden to Astana, Ullrich will not contest T-Mobile dismissal, prosecuted for fraud, Quickstep to Tour of Britain, DFL motivated for 'home' Tour, Cyclocross Team Cheerwine finalised
Vuelta Cycling News - McEwen motivated, may ride World's, Hushovd gunning for a stage win, Millar relaxed, Horner in the dark as regards his form, Stephens: it's a long race, Caisse d'Epargne DS content, Rebellin crashes in team time trial
Monday, August 28
First Edition Cycling News - Stage two wrap-up, Petacchi hanging in there, No bunch sprints for Valverde, McQuaid sees lifelong ban for Ullrich, 'No comment' from Ullrich, More details released of UCI's planned audit, Current ProTour rankings, Landbouwkrediet to Tour de l'Avenir, Caspian Sea environmental ride, USA Cycling seeks director of collegiate cycling
Latest Cycling News - An interview with Xavier Florencio, Rasmussen changes objectives, Vuelta diary watch: It's too darn hot, No World's for Van Petegem, Ullrich announces contract is ended, Agritubel contract news, Bucciero to Panaria, Fundraisers to support LAF, International Vets Cycle Classic in New Zealand, Fantasy La Vuelta: Win a BH bikes L75D!
Tuesday, August 29
Vuelta Cycling News - Stage 3 wrap-up, Pereiro: Hot and boring, Sastre enjoys spell in maillot oro, McEwen relaxed about stage two result, Backstedt gunning for a stage, considering another shot at Hour Record, Wegelius: Di Luca to play it by ear, Unlucky start for George, Kashechkin looks to the mountains
First Edition Cycling News - Full steam ahead for Tour of Britain, Rogers leads T-Mobile, Perdiguero retires, UCI grants T-Mobile four year license, Contador plans return, Renee Junga update, Neiwand pleads guilty to stalking
Latest Cycling News - Vuelta a Espańa feature: Foreigners need not apply, Vuelta: climbs coming up, 280 water bottles, Basso case to he heard, McQuaid on Pevenage, Hamilton, testing, Klöden shoots back, Gerolsteiner's future, Australian team for Road World's announced, 18 months for Neiwand, Houston's Alkek velodrome needs funds, Fantasy Vuelta - Still time to win BH bike L75D!
Wednesday, August 30
Vuelta Cycling News - Vuelta stage 4 wrap-up, Valverde will put up a fight, Horner: "Sastre is the only guy focused on winning", Millar: Stage wins likely target, Kemps settling in nicely, Fantasy Vuelta - Still time to join and win!
First Edition Cycling News - T-Mobile's new beginning, Tour of Britain stage 1 round-up, Hoffman delighted, Downing best of British, Cavendish's good start, Brandt in coma, More Operacion Puerto info, UCI organises conference on Asia Tour
Latest Cycling News - Basso hearing adjourned, McEwen "not as strong", No love lost between Klöden and Ludwig, Liquigas to Trofeo Melinda, Milram to upcoming races, Slippens also severely injured, VDB to Acqua&Sapone, Van Poppel to Rabobank Continental team
Thursday, August 31
Vuelta Cycling News - Vuelta Stage 5 wrap-up, Valverde satisfied, Brajkovic impresses, Gomez Marchante tries for stage win, Kashechkin moves up, McEwen out of Tour of Spain
First Edition Cycling News - Tour of Britain wrap-up, Americans ready to roll in Greenville, Milram wants Sinkewitz, Roulston retires, Brandt stable, Junga begins recovery, Lehigh Velodrome
Latest Cycling News - Caisse d'Epargne's two-headed Hydra, Gerolsteiner takes the good and the bad, Brandt out of coma, Goss signs with CSC, Piil leaves CSC for T-Mobile, Sinkewitz stays put, Largest Interbike in 25-year history, Italian champ goes for Paralympic glory, La Vuelta: faster than a speeding bullet..., Fantasy Vuelta - hours left to join and win!