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Saturday, July 1
First Edition Cycling News - Ullrich "shocked", Frommert explains further, Alejandro Valverde speaks, Víctor Cordero: "I could take the same decision as Tour", Armstrong wins battle against the Sunday Times, Santos González explains
Tour de France Cycling News - An interview with Robbie McEwen, Fuentes' code names athlete's dogs, Cycling Australia to question Davis, Gerolsteiner reactions: Scholz and Totschnig "shocked", Perdiguero as mountain support for Landis, Join le Tour Fantasy Game - play for free!
Sunday, July 2
First Edition Cycling News - Prologue wrap-up, An interview with Thor Hushovd, Post-race quotes, Hincapie disappointed, Unfortunate start for Landis, Lang thrilled with fourth, Eisel satisfied but looking to Sunday's sprint, Still time to join Fantasy le Tour game
Operación Puerto News - 38 pages of circumstantial evidence, Basso: "I'm no fugitive", Lissavetsky: "Anti-doping law not just against cycling", Quesada suspended by Unibet
Tour de France Cycling News Extra
Monday, July 3
Operación Puerto News - Ullrich, Basso risk four years - life-long ban for Hamilton?, Vino to take over Astana, Contador: "I practiced clean cycling", Comunitat Valenciana lost sponsorship
Tour de France Cycling NewsStage 1 wrap-up, Casper: Greatest day of all, Hincapie: first disappointed, then rewarded, Pozzato plays his cards first for Boonen at Le Tour, Danilo DiLuca sick, hoping for better days, Damiano Cunego: Tour rookie and potential protagonist, Tour Diary Watch: the Germans
First Edition Cycling News - An interview with Cadel Evans: Stepping up to the plate, View from the sidelines: An interview with Theo De Rooy, FIFA contacts Spanish investigators, Varied line-up for the Tour of Austria, Glomser questionable for Hervis Tour, Australian cyclist killed in road accident
Tour de France Cycling News ExtraSafely out of harm's way, Aussie sprinters on the hectic finale, Tuesday might be my day - Gerrans
Latest Cycling News - "Too many teams" in chaotic sprint, Tour organisation bans PMU hands, Hushovd alright, Di Luca out, Zabel: "Damn it all!", Petacchi back to team training, T-Mobile to continue sponsorship, German roundup, Hammer unveils new women’s organization
Tuesday, July 4
Tour de France Cycling NewsStage 2 wrap-up, Stage winner: "Every win is special", An interview with Wilfried Cretskens, A quick chat with George Hincapie, Aussie-Norwegian round-up, Gerolsteiner fighting back, T-Mobile's Azzuri and "Klinsi's boys", T-Mobile riders told to end Ferrari connection, Hot Picks for Fantasy le Tour
Cycling News Extra - French court convicts 23 in doping ring, Communidad Valenciana to take legal action, Wurth pulls out as co-sponsor, Canada announces junior worlds team, Team Spine rider in coma after crash
Latest Cycling News - McQuaid responds to French sports minister, Pantani a Fuentes patient, too, FIFA: no footballers involved, Netherlands ready for Tour!, "Maillot Jaune would be welcome" says Valverde, Contract news: Moerenhout, Lancaster
Wednesday, July 5
Tour de France Cycling NewsStage 3 wrap-up, Pit-bull Kessler never let go till today, An interview with Tom Boonen, Valverde, Rodriguez, Dekker all out; Horner and O'Grady also injured, Valkenburg for the second time, Fothen: White jersey is "a nice bonbon"
Tour de France Cycling News Extra
Thursday, July 6
Tour de France Cycling NewsStage 4 wrap-up, An interview with Floyd Landis, Boogerd ready to Boogie-Woogie, Wilfried Cretskens diary: What I do, Millar will get to Paris, Any rider supporting Portugal at the TdF?, Just over 1 day left to join Fantasy Le Tour
Cycling News Extra - An interview with stage 4 winner, Wiggins almost wiggles out a win, Third top ten finish for Eisel, Valverde wants to come back for the Vuelta, T-Mobile car searched, The Ludewig affair, Spanish Sports Council asks for González and Landaluze to be sanctioned, Lehigh women's challenge cancelled
Tour de France Cycling News ExtraAustralian round-up: McEwen on top again, Stage 4 quotes, Pre-start quotes
Latest Cycling News - Bad luck for Mayo, but without consequences, Fuentes: "High-level sport is not healthy", Leipheimer in Ferrari hotel, Paulinho to Discovery, Astana bought out Saiz, Gerolsteiner notes, Hervis Tour notes
Friday, July 7
First Edition Cycling News - Stage 5 wrap-up, An interview with the winner, Post-stage quotes, Boonen: "Ça c'est le Tour!", Schleck unlucky, Millar looking forward to TT, Saiz questioned, No room for T-Mobile's Italians?, Petacchi aims for Paris-Tours, Five extend contract with Barloworld, Hours left to join Fantasy Le Tour
Tour de France Cycling News Extra McEwen lead out misfires, Stage 5 quotes, pre-start quotes
Latest Cycling News - McEwen considers Freire a threat, Little Sam's big day out, Schleck, Vansummeren and others crash, Gerolsteiner update, Fisticuffs over mountain points?, Sacchi out, Jaksche's doctor: drug use common
Saturday, July 8
First Edition Cycling News - Stage 6 wrap-up, An interview with the winner, Steegmans: The perfect lead-out man, Geslin goes for it on the home front, Landis looking forward to TT, Voeckler stays at Bouygues, UCI announces World's locations and 2007 Women's World Cup
MTB news & racing round-up - Brazil WC wrap-up, Prokop and Kintner headline Jeep KOM, Deer Valley NORBA preview, Windfeldt takes Slopestyle jump comp, 12 Hours of Endurance, Aussie marathon series, Race Face Challenge round 2, Trek MTB for 2007
Latest Cycling News - Rogers is ready for yellow, No excuses from Boonen, Le Lance coming to Le Tour, Brard shows the tricolore jersey, MDonnelly Junior Tour
Sunday, July 9
First Edition Cycling News - Stage 8 wrap-up, Winner's interview, Post-stage comments, Julich crashes out, Mixed feelings at Gerolsteiner, Clerc: "Negotiations over ProTour dead", McQuaid reacts to rejection of ProTour
Tour de France Cycling News Extra Pretenders and contenders sorted out by TT, Stage 7 quotes
Latest Cycling News - Is Ullrich "the third person"?; Pevenage fired, José Luis Martínez denies relationship with Dr. Fuentes, Julich's loss a "major setback" for CSC, The old Boonen is back, Coucke happy with his squad, A "surprising" time trial, says Wegmann
Monday, July 10
First Edition Cycling News - Stage 8 wrap-up, Winner's interview, Despairing Boonen gives up green, Zabriskie on the attack, Ullrich's manager plays waiting game
Tour de France Cycling News Extra A break goes all the way, Post-stage quotes from McEwen, Evans, Horner, Rogers & Gerrans, De Clercq tips Evans
Latest Cycling News - Rest Day 1 wrap-up, Landis to undergo surgery after Tour, Sergeant: We're not going to chase, Davitamon-Lotto is the biggest earner so far, Knaven's view on week 1, Valverde starts training, Luis León Sanchez wants to continue with Astana
Tuesday, July 11
First Edition Cycling News - A week in the life of Floyd, McEwen: Evans will win the Tour, Tom Boonen: You're only human, Klöden: I can win the Tour, Voigt keeps on keeping on, Van Impe to Boonen: Stay calm, Hulsmans tips Floyd vs Evans showdown, Vansevenant renews, Tour of Drenthe included in women's world cup, Pat Caurant dies
Latest Cycling News - Landis 'perfectly poised', Down, but not out: Team CSC, The wheel turns for O'Grady, USA Cycling awaits Operación Puerto information, Raisin aiming for pro return, Steegmans to Quick.Step
Wednesday, July 12
First Edition Cycling News
Cycling News Extra - Teams angry as USPRO crit goes US only, Bruyneel says Discovery will attack, Le Tour: Bigger than one rider, Mayolooking forward to Pyrenees, Rasmussen denies rivalry, Simoni eager, Cunego and Bennati hoping for stages, Midwestern juniors for Abitibi, MDonnelly junior tour, Western lakes leisure rides
Latest Cycling News - Dr Allen Lim: UCI aero rule cost Landis time, Schleck waiting for uphill, McEwen keeps an eye on Freire, Gerolsteiner update, Swiss doping official not surprised at Ullrich, Freire stays with Rabobank, Vanderaerden to DFL-Cyclingnews
Thursday, July 13
MTB news & racing round-up - US National Championships opens Thursday, Deer Valley NORBA wrap-up, Only two racers left in Great Divide Race, Prokop and Kintner win Jeep KOM opener, Global MTB round-up
First Edition Cycling NewsCycling News ExtraRookie Cunego will come back to win, Dessel not targetting 'best Frenchman', Evans may win the Tour..., Horner happy to help, Fothen impressed on L'Alpe, Post-stage quotes
Cycling News ExtraFriends, family & team-mates commemorate Amy Gillett, Liquigas & Gerolsteiner for Brixia Tour, Bettini confident, Erik Dekker to return, Vandenbroucke loses contract, Floyd's doctor goes for hour record, Portaferry three day
Latest Cycling NewsSunderland: Patience pays off for Schleck, Gerolsteiner: In illness and in health, up l'Alpe, Armstrong talks doping, Victor Cordero happy with Valverde presence
Thursday, July 20
First Edition Cycling NewsStage 16 wrap-up, An interview with the maillot jaune, An interview with the winner, An interview with Floyd Landis, Cyril Dessel gives his regrets to Phonak
Cycling News Extra Rider dies at Superweek, Evans climbs into contention, USPRO criterium format open to discussion, USPRO time trial, road race parcours revealed, Boonen to ride Tour of Britain, T-Mobile soigneur injured, Strong field for Chevron Manhattan Beach Grand Prix
Cycling News Extra Echavarri: Pereiro won the jackpot, Attacking is the only solution for Sastre, Schleck: We had to believe in Carlos, Axel Merckx: When you're empty, you're empty, Marc Sergeant: Still surprises to come, All for nothing for Leipheimer, "No explanation" for Hincapie, Tour a survival test for Gerrans, Post-stage quotes
Latest Cycling News "Team leader" Kessler takes care of "Captain" Klöden, Voigt: "Are they all crazy?", Mixed fortunes for Lampre-Fondital, De Jongh is gone, Fuentes and Merino in court on Thursday, Aldag interview withdrawn
Friday, July 21

First Edition Cycling NewsStage 17 wrap-up, An interview with the winner, Pereiro is Mr. Plus, Dessel lacking strength, Cunego loves the Tour, but he'll give it a miss next year
Cycling News Extra - No new revelations from Fuentes and Merino, German charges against Ullrich, Sevilla and Pevenage? More codenames published, Godefroot to Astana, Backstedt made the right choice, Gilmore breaks leg, Schär to Phonak, US team for Junior Worlds, US licenses up, Tour of California route
Cycling News Extra - Freire goes home, Bjarne Riis: Landis is the favourite now, Schleck: Chapeau for Landis, Jens Voigt: Not seen this for 10 years, Post-stage quotes, Pre-stage 17 quotes
Cycling News Extra - T-Mobile terminates Ullrich and Sevilla's contract, Historicial exploits and the Landis ride, Evans frustrated, Erik Breukink: Menchov played all or nothing, Rasmussen: Menchov a little unfortunate, Gerolsteiner chief "expected worse", Totschnig has bronchitis, Watch out for those cars
Saturday, July 22
First Edition Cycling News - Stage 18 wrap up, An interview with the winner, An interview with Oscar Pereiro, Epic Landis "could not be held back", T-Mobile explains firing of Ullrich and Sevilla, Alberto Leon and Ignacio Labarta questioned
Cycling News Extra - Evans satisfied, Dessel on cloud #7, French hopes increased - Calzati, Post-race quotes, Gonchar goes swimming?
Cycling News Extra - Tour green jersey almost assured, Evans angry with CSC, Rogers aiming for good TT, Gerrans impressed, A day in the convoy, The science behind an exploit
Sunday, July 23
First Edition Cycling News - Stage 19 wrap-up, An interview with the winner, An interview with Andreas Klöden, Hunter and Brard's final torture, Booty and the beast: Payday for Merckx, Gerolsteiner optimistic again, Double program for Team Barloworld
Cycling News Extra - An interview with Floyd Landis, Cunego wins the battle for the white jersey, Eddy Merckx: Landis is the deserved winner, Axel Merckx: "Supporting Landis 100%", Cyril Dessel: "Looking forward to the Champs Elysées", Hincapie: "Happy for Landis"
Cycling News Extra - An interview with Robbie McEwen, A strange yet remarkable Tour, Rider quotes
Monday, July 24
First Edition Cycling News - Stage 20 wrap-up, Two weeks of suffering for the Champs-Élysées, Post-stage quotes, Ekimov retiring in September, ProTour rankings following Tour, Gerolsteiner not up to snuff, A revolution within T-Mobile?
Latest Cycling News - Floyd Landis profile, Mission accomplished for Caisse d'Epargne, More speculation about T-Mobile change, CSC satisfied, Third fastest Tour in history, Landis to ride two Dutch crits, Phonak's Tour riders extend contracts, Phonak comes home with the big prize
Tuesday, July 25
First Edition Cycling News - Landis on Landis: "I'm just an ordinary guy", T-Mobile meets fans in Bonn, Phonak manager proud, Bush congratulates Landis, Vandevelde's final impressions, Lemond on Landis, Tour de Toona, Tour of Britain Yorkshire stage
Latest Cycling News - Ullrich ready to continue, Leipheimer to Discovery, Gerolsteiner looks back, Boonen back on the bike, Matthew Gilmore on the mend, Internatie on Thursday, Tour of the South ready to roll, Launceston crit may be revived
Wednesday, July 26
First Edition Cycling News - Ullrich's lawyers & T-Mobile meet, Discovery confirms Leipheimer, National federations to receive Puerto dossier, Wiesenhof riders to T-Mobile & Gerolsteiner, Lampre-Fondital, Millar looking for more, Cardenas takes second win, Wheel race comes to Lehigh, Races in Winston-Salem
Latest Cycling News - Sastre: Pereiro could have won the Tour, Valverde may miss Burgos, CSC: Keeping a winning formula, West Midlands Stage announced for Tour of Britain, Milram to Vattenfall Cyclassics, Maertens to hospital, Italian transfer news
Thursday, July 27
First Edition Cycling News - Toyota-United sacks Andreu, Leipheimer happy with Discovery Channel move, UCI reports one Tour positive, García Quesada claims no current relationship with Fuentes, Landis and Pic lead USAC NRC standings, Betschart to retire, Papp operated on in Italy
MTB news & racing round-up - Pia Sundstedt interview, Marathon World Cup #3, Euro CX & DH championships, Kabush returns, Great Divide race ends, US and NZ MTB Worlds teams, Beijing Olympic MTB course ready, Montana anti-MTB wilderness bill, 24 Hours of Great Glen, McConneloug/Broderick and Bontrager diaries
Cycling News Flash - Speculation catches fire over Tour positive
Latest Cycling News - Phonak confirms Landis positive, Swiss ready to move quickly on Ullrich case, Davis and four others not implicated in Operacion Puerto, Veneberg out, Volksbank as first Austrian Team in a ProTour race, Caucchioli stays with Crédit Agricole, Cavendish to be stagiaire with T-Mobile, Steurs stagiaire with Davitamon-Lotto
Friday, July 28
First Edition Cycling News - Landis' positive: Reactions, McQuaid vows to step up fight, Astana reviewed by ProTour license commission, No Vuelta for Comunitat Valenciana, Jaksche in Hannover?, TdF stage winner Kessler at Hamburg Cyclassics, Italy wants the World's, Women's World Cup continues this week-end, Liquigas for upcoming races
Cycling News Extra - Landis denies, USA Cycling's statement on Landis
Latest Cycling News - Landis looking for answers, Landis positive: Reactions from Spain, Comunidad Valenciana says good-bye, Belda to seek compensation from Unipublic, No Hannover for Jaksche, Ullrich, Basso & Mancebo not welcome at Vuelta, German TV considers dropping Tour coverage, Saunier Duval for upcoming races
MTB news & racing round-up - US 24 Hour Solo Nationals this Saturday, Ultra Series #4 also Sat, Falling (literally) for Shimano's new group, USA Cycling Western Regional Junior MTB camp, Top names for Berne Swisspower race, Observed Trials Nationals at NORBA finals, UCI awards 2008 MTB World Championships, Big crowds expected at Wisconsin Jeep KOM stop, 2007 Trans Himalayas open for registration, Geoff Kabush diary, Nat Ross diary
Saturday, July 29
First Edition Cycling News - Landis looks for a natural explanation, Landis continues media exposure in U.S., Six years, 11 doping scandals: The Phonak legacy, The end of Swiss cycling?, Klöden and Zabel disappointed and angry, Renshaw stays with Crédit Agricole for two more, Gerolsteiner's weekend plans, Sinkewitz to lead T-Mobile in Germany, Astana for upcoming races
Latest Cycling News -Next stop for Landis: Larry King, Illes Balears - Caisse D'Epargne, Quick Step-Innergetic, Gold-studded field in Gippsland, Irish Crit Championships
Sunday, July 30
First Edition Cycling News - Vattenfall Cyclassics, Rogge defends cycling, Phonak doctor: "The damage to his image is gigantic", Comunidad Valenciana riders get all clear, Latest Disco signing out to prove a point, Veneberg out, Brown in, Mayo back for Burgos, Belgians turn against ProTour, Neiwand jailed on stalking charges
Monday, July 31
First Edition Cycling News - Vattenfall Cyclassics wrap-up, Zabel happy with result, Exogenous testosterone in Landis' A sample, T-Mobile changes management, Valverde back for San Sebastian
Latest Cycling News - Phonak's Michaud defends Landis, Testosterone, epitestosterone and the doping tests, Verbruggen-Pound polemics continue, 40 surprise tests in Hamburg, Astana still up in the air, Quick Step-Innergetic to Tour of Germany, Danish brothers to Konica Minolta