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Thursday, June 1
First Edition Cycling News - UCI, WADA and Armstrong react to Vrijman's report, Würth Team denies new sponsorship agreement with Kazajan Oil, An interview with Fränk Schleck, Milram for weekend races, Lampre and Liquigas to Dauphiné Libéré, Teams for Tour of Denmark, Delaware cyclist killed in hit-and-run, Donegal three day
Latest Cycling News - Comunidad Valenciana DS resigns, Another fortnight off for Petacchi, Breschel back on the mend, T-Mobile team for weekend, Jeremy Vennell diary: A weekend of Dutch Hell, Interest in Ten Dam
Friday, June 2
First Edition Cycling News - Van Petegem leaves Davitamon-Lotto, Ullrich and Rogers at Tour de Suisse, Leipheimer leads Gerolsteiner in "the little Tour de France", Gerolsteiner for the weekend, Astarloa in America, Visiting the home of the Vespa, Annette Beutler joins Buitenpoort, Wells Fargo Twilight Criterium offers big bucks, Technocycle Brc looking, SEQ Tour Team
Latest Cycling News - L'Equipe stands by its story, UCI supports Vrijman's findings, AIGCP asks Saiz and Labarta to resign, Sevilla and Mazzoleni lead T-Mobile at Dauphiné, No Tour for Schumacher, Phonak says iShares contract not signed, Battle commences in British Cycling criterium series, Borghini debuts for Ceramica Flaminia, Symmetrics becomes Canada's first UCI track squad
Cycling News Flash - Phonak sidelines Botero and Gutierrez
Saturday, June 3
First Edition Cycling News - Sevilla declares his innocence, Sáiz's team becomes Astana-Würth, WADA slams the Vrijman report, Cunego undecided about the Tour, Phonak at the Dauphiné, Plenty of hills in store for GP Triberg-Schwarzwald, Riders announced for Commerce Bank Triple Crown, Beijing Olympic circuit considered challenging and spectacular, UCI doping news
MTB news & racing round-up - 2006 Queensland Marathon Sunday, Shimano reveals final pieces of new XTR puzzle, 2006 Kona Global 24 Hours series scheduled, Mayhem Festival set for end of July, Wanderlust; the Mike Broderick & Mary McConneloug diary
Sunday, June 4
First Edition Cycling News - Alpine feast in the Dauphiné Libéré, UCI hits back at WADA, G.P. Gippingen: The battle of the Swiss riders, Targetraining targeting Triple Crown
Monday, June 5
First Edition Cycling News - Dauphiné Libéré prologue wrap-up, Hushovd aiming for Monday, Lang the best for Gerolsteiner, Gerrans on his way to the Tour de France, CSC continue success in Luxembourg, Garzelli rebuilds form, Philly Week 2006: Triple Crown Instead of Stars and Stripes
Latest Cycling News - Vinokourov: "I believe Saiz", Botero stops for the season, Ullrich hints at retirement, An interview with Oleg Tinkov, 32 riders tested at Dauphiné, Langeveld to Rabobank?
Tuesday, May 6
First Edition Cycling News - Dauphiné Libéré stage 1 wrap, Leblanc on Saiz: "It's hooliganism!", Belda: "Things are worse for me", WADA to assist, Simoni retracts, Ullrich explains, Garzelli aims high, T-Mobile Tour without Sevilla?, Sánchez renews, New Jersey midsummer racing
Latest Cycling News - Fabian Wegmann: "Wow!!!", Savoldelli to form part of Discovery's Tour team, Phonak looks towards the Tour de Suisse, Young South African rider dies, Landbouwkrediet-Colnago to Veenendaal-Veenendaal, Tour of Britain hits the South East, Mt. Holly-Smithville Invitational GP offers $10,000
Wednesday, June 7
First Edition Cycling News - Dauphiné Libéré stage 2 wrap, Vinokourov: No provocation, Julich not racing Philly, Hondo back, UCI and WADA in Madrid, Wegmann renews, Quick Step-Innergetic, Grupo Nicolás Mateos, Barloworld, Tour of Slovenia, Spanish riders commemorate Rojas, Women’s cycling summit, Fort Lewis College scholarships, Westside Cycling Classic
Latest Cycling News - Holczer takes a strong stand, Interviú publishes Fuentes' drug list, An interview with Chris Wherry, Boonen the favourite for Veenendaal-Veenendaal, Hruska back in G.P. Correios, Hulsmans back on June 21, Another ultimatum for VDB, Rabobank's Tour team takes shape, TIAA-CREF visits elementary school, Fantasy Giro 2006 winners announced!
Thursday, June 8
First Edition Cycling News - Dauphiné stage 3 wrap-up, Post-stage quotes, Rojas "calm and confident" in view of the Tour, Ullrich and Klöden in Suisse, Liquigas for upcoming races, Acqua & Sapone for Tour of Slovenia, No Tour for Knaven, Helpers wanted for 2006 Tour of Britain, and TdF 2007, Sydney Thousand relocated, Saturn of Toledo/Shell Cat 3 rider dies
Latest Cycling News - King of the GC jungle: An interview with George Hincapie, Basso recons Tour mountain stages, Boonen in top shape for Tour, Gerolsteiner, Quick.Step for Tour de Suisse, Herrero leads Euskaltel in Switzerland, Hondo wins in latest comeback, Willems signed by Liquigas, Beat Cancer Team Race Across America, Cox Charities Cycling Classic to feature champions
Friday, June 9
First Edition Cycling News - Dauphiné Libéré stage 4 wrap-up & quotes, Saiz steps aside, Evans extends, Milram for Tour de Suisse, ProTour licensing process opened, 'Baby Giro' under way, Scottish Cycling appoints National Development Coach, Newbridge CC/Ena Loakman in clover, TIAA-CREF gets 'adopted', Cronulla International Criterium, Who will win the World Cup?
Latest Cycling News - Disappointments on the Ventoux?, Niermann: "We made it easy" for Menchov, Stitches for Erik Dekker, Saunier Duval for the Tour de Suisse, An interview with Chris Wherry - Part II, Gesink goes pro with Rabobank, Team Successful Living signs Gordon McCauley, The Ditty Bops cross the USA on bikes
MTB news & racing round-up - Mohican 100 launches the National Ultra Series, Peaty wins in Willingen, North Carolina NORBA series preview, Global MTB racing round-up, Vaude Highland Fling registration The Cyclingnews MTB wheel size comparison, US qualifying procedures for Masters MTB Worlds, Fat Possum freakiness; the Keith Bontrager diary
Saturday, June 10
First Edition Cycling News - Dauphiné Libéré stage 5 wrap-up, Gerolsteiner satisfied, Post-race quotes, Shootout in the Tour de Suisse, Commerce Bank Liberty Classic, Mayor of Philadelphia welcomes race back, Leukemans still out, Cretskens extends, Landbouwkrediet for upcoming races, 'Open de Nations' at Lehigh Velodrome, 2006 Skyscraper Harlem Criterium, Davis Phinney dinner, Race Against Time for AIDS orphans, Bob Aldridge dies, Jane Higdon dies
Sunday, June 11
First Edition Cycling News - Dauphiné stage 6 wrap-up, An interview with Jesús Manzano, Liberty Classic favourites hit by vehicle, Triple Crown points double in finale, Cunego certain for Tour, Valverde prepares Tour in Sierra Nevada, Luis León Sánchez believes in Tour participation, International Anti-Doping Conference in Madrid 2007, Women's Giro on soon, Goldstein aims for BC Superweek, Carbondale Cyclocross Classic, 'Pedal for Prevention' includes Triple Crown fundraiser beneficiary
Tour de Suisse Cycling News - Tour de Suisse stage 1 wrap-up, Davitamon-Lotto dry run for Robbie, Rogers over teeth problems, building form for Tour, Freire back in action
Monday, June 12
First Edition Cycling News - Dauphiné final stage wrap-up, "Big thing" for Leipheimer, Dauphiné stage 7 post-stage quotes, Bad luck for Menchov, Comeback for Mayo?, U-23 alum finishes fifth at Sugar Mountain, Melbourne Specialized store announces teams
Tour de Suisse Cycling News - Contrini takes stage two, Bennati in yellow, No attacking in the peed zone, An interview with Tom Boonen, Good news for McGee, Schleck hoping for strong ride, Rasmussen building form, Evans: Last big test before the tour, Vuelta for Beltrán
Latest Cycling News - An interview with Tom Boonen: Winning is easy when you are having fun, A dream comes true for Leipheimer, Kohl "simply overjoyed", Freire: "Harder stages will suit me", McEwen getting back to speed after Giro, French federation president calls Sáiz "riffraff", No Tour for Wegelius, Henderson repeats in Philly, New continental team planned in Germany
Tuesday, June 13
First Edition Cycling News - Tour de Suisse stage 3, An interview with Linus Gerdemann, Comunidad Valenciana ready for Tour, Wegmann says, "First the fun, then the work", Caucchioli to lead Credit Agricole, Tour de Beauce, Irish riders aim for wins, Landis & Merckx in fund-raiser, Milram, Team FRW, Nature Valley Grand Prix , NVGP kicks off women's series
Latest Cycling News - Schleck looking forward to the climbs, Merckx in Suisse to build form, Ullrich "eager for the mountains", An interview with Alejandro Valverde: Up for a challenge, Quick.Step: Nuyens to go?, Vogels to leave Davitamon, Gerolsteiner to Ster Elektrotoer, Latest deadline for VDB on June 21, McCann & Griffin to rattle the Irish cage, Cycling Legends to meet RAAM in Durango
Cycling News Flash - Comunidad Valenciana's Tour invite withdrawn
Wednesday, June 14
First Edition Cycling News - Tour de Suisse stage 4, Gerdemann in form, Wegelius tired, Belda appeals, Astaná-Würth Tour 'long team', T-Mobile, Barloworld, MDonnelly Junior Tour, Irish MTB series, Cronulla Criterium, Edinburgh Film Festival
Latest Cycling News - ASO puts pressure on UCI re. Würth Tour invite, Ardila out of Suisse, Flanders wants the 'Grand Départ', Wielinga added to Quick.Step's TdF shortlist, Boonen testing Tour bike, Entries open for Oz 24 Hour MTB champ's
Thursday, June 15
First Edition Cycling News - Tour de Suisse stage 5 wrap-up, Gerolsteiner satisfied, Still another week and a half off for Petacchi, Vuelta organisers must pay damages to Dietzen, Baby Giro and Giro Femminile under threat, Lampre-Fondital to Eindhoven, Wiesenhof-Akud for La Route du Sud, Chirio in Alto Adige, Australian AWD team for IPC World's
MTB news & racing round-up - Sugar Mountain NORBA, Ultra series heads to Michigan, German national champs, Sundstedt wins Willingen, U-23 alum fifth at Sugar Mountain, Lenosky takes TEVA Games trials win, Global MTB racing round-up, Two victories for Byberg at Tour L'Hexagonal, Call for volunteers at Worlds, Irish MTB series, Entries open for Oz 24 Hour MTB champ's, Chris Davidson diary
Latest Cycling News - Comunidad Valenciana asks ASO to reconsider, Morabito: Tour de Suisse start was 'a present', Another second for van Goolen, Voigt leads Ster Elektrotoer, Health Net dominate Nature Valley prologue
Friday, June 16
First Edition Cycling News - Tour de Suisse Stage 6 wrap-up, Schleck loses time, McGee now in doubt for Tour, Zabel picks Ullrich, Boonen, Cunego confirmed for Tour, Santos González back for Vuelta a Asturias, Acqua & Sapone for Asturias, Lomme Driessens dies, KidsPeace Bicycle Racing League finals at Lehigh, La Coupe de la Paix 2006
Latest Cycling News - Gerrans motivated by good mountains performance, Rasmussen hits the wall, Boonen: last day in Tour de Suisse?, Gerolsteiner: Tomorrow is a new day, An interview with Danilo Hondo, Gerolsteiner names TdF squad, Bettini for two more seasons with Quick.Step, Van de Wouwer retires
Saturday, June 17
First Edition Cycling News - Tour de Suisse stage 7 wrap-up, McEwen abandons, The USA Junior and U23 program, Discovery Channel Tour roster, French sports minister wants names released, Rujano says thanks and goodbye to Selle Italia, iShares confirms as main sponsor for Phonak, Liquigas, Milram and Gerolsteiner for Eindhoven, British criterium championships
MTB news & racing round-up - Mount Snow NORBA, SRAM goes big, Top biathlete to MTB, Jeep KOM, U.S. Nationals to Mount Snow, Cyclo-cross already? Kona, IMBA International Summit, Geoff Kabush diary, Keith Bontrager diary
Tour de Suisse Cycling News - McEwen's knee should be fine, Freire in contract negotiations, Rogers happy with improving form
Sunday, June 18
First Edition Cycling News - Contador takes second Würth stage win, Gil: tough fight in store, Contador continues Swiss success, Schleck improves one, Gerolsteiner in the mix, No Tour for McGee, Terpstra to Milram, Eindhoven TTT early due to World Cup, Haywood Yaletown Grand Prix
Monday, June 19
First Edition Cycling News - Tour de Suisse stage 9 wrap-up, Schleck loses a spot, Armstrong calls for Pound's exit, Comunidad Valenciana asks for Rafael Blanco's resignation, Phonak names Tour team, Rabobank names Tour team, Flanders wants 'Le Grand Départ', Tour of California Returning to San Jose, Fantasy Le Tour 2006 game ready to play!
Latest Cycling News - Ullrich "stronger than last year", Partial route announced for 2007 Tour de Suisse, Gerrans pleased with Switzerland, Rogers still improving, Contador: We have to keep training, CSC, Liquigas announce Tour line-ups, Gerolsteiner at altitude, Haselbacher disappointed
Tuesday, June 20
First Edition Cycling News - Basso ready for Tour, Quick Step announces Tour team, Rabobank for upcoming races, WADA attacks Vriman report, Hilly stage of Tour of Britain, E.ON sponsors Tour of Britain, Cycling USA appoints Pat McDonough, Downing prepares for title defence, Fantasy Le Tour 2006 game prizes confirmed
Latest Cycling News - Jalabert caught up in "Cahors affair" doping trial, Spanish Congress approves Anti-Doping law, Jan Ullrich: closing in on top form, but to skip nationals?, Kohl looking to win Tour of Austria, Steegmans to Quick.Step, "No risks" in Totschnig's final preparations
Wednesday, June 21
First Edition Cycling News - Roux denies accusing Jalabert, Cofidis announces Tour team, AG2R aims for podium, Mayo to lead Euskaltel, Steegmans move not definite, QuickStep-Innergetic, Spanish Prol Cycling Association supports Comunidad Valenciana, Scarselli falls, Boucher out of French Championships, Lehigh Madison Cup, Australian 24 hour
Latest Cycling News - T-Mobile announces Tour de France line-up, Ullrich skips Nationals, Sevilla celebrates victory, The pressure is on for Boonen, An interview with Robert Förster, Vuelta considers retracting Comunidad Valenciana's invitation, Cancellara disappointed, Schmitz in hospital
Thursday, June 22
First Edition Cycling News - Prosecutor asks for sentences in 'Cahors affair', Saunier Duval-Prodir announces Tour line up, Liquigas ready for the Tour, Quick.Step, Lampre-Fondital, Khalilov, Miche, Barloworld at national championships, Mattan crashes, but not seriously hurt, Austria Tour shortens time trial
Latest Cycling News - Lance, with or without you: An open letter from Johan Bruyneel, Waiting for the UCI: Leblanc, Rabobank under pressure, Valverde and Gutiérrez lead candidacy in Spain, Arndt in doubt for Nationals, Agnolutto ends career, Canadian Nationals in Quebec city, Fantasy Le Tour 2006 Game Tips
Cycling News Flash- Astana-Würth OK for ProTour licence
Friday, June 23
First Edition Cycling News - Lampre and Davitamon ready for Tour, Schleck hurt, but OK for Tour, Nuyens leaves Quick.Step for Cofidis, Gadret back for Nationals, 50th National title for Longo, Baby boy for Simoni, O'Loughlin set for triple in Ireland, Rhyl tragedy driver charged, Tour de France à la Poole, Looking for Tour accommodation?
MTB news & racing round-up - Mount Snow wrap, Eatough wins Ultra Series #2, Global MTB racing round-up, Australian 24 hour, British MTB Nats announced, IMBA Summit opens, Coffs Mountain Marathon, Canberra defers World's bid, Chris Davidson diary, Gunn-Rita Dahle diary
Latest Cycling News - New allegations against Armstrong, An interview with British champion Russell Downing, Beverley hosts British championships, Ullrich to wed, Haussler out with a viral infection, Van Bon to leave Davitamon, Landbouwkrediet extends for two years, Milram at the National's
Saturday, June 24
First Edition Cycling News - Armstrong denies allegations, suspects Pound to have leaked documents, Millar's ban ends, Valenciana riders volunteer blood samples, Gerolsteiner looks to take both German titles, Canadian Nationals benefit from Beauce test, Deignan and Scanlon to miss Irish Nationals, Riders protest against 2006 Giro, New angle for 'performance' enhancing drug
MTB news & racing round-up - Deep fields for Canadian World Cup, Chris Davidson; the King of Dickies, Sawicki injured, $40,000 Powerade Race Series at Snowshoe, National MTB Ultra Endurance Series website, Kintner and Prokop at Jeep KOM, Vasquez wins Spanish DH Nationals, Haro demo tour in SoCal, Kristin Danielson diary
Sunday, June 25
First Edition Cycling News - Boonen favourite in Belgium, Klöden to skip nationals, A tour of the Tour's birthplace, Urweider gets two years, Clement stays with Bouygues Telecom, Bike Chicks away!, Fort Collins ride for charity
Monday, June 26
First Edition Cycling News - More Operación Puerto details, Spanish championships not ridden after rider protest, LeMond: "Armstrong threatened my life", Zabel out for 7th Green jersey, Agritubel for Tour de France, Quick.Step contract news, Haselbacher and the bee, SBS Tour de France ride through Sydney, Project Rwanda launches Wooden Bike Classic
Latest Cycling News - Hamilton and Ullrich linked to Operación Puerto , Caisse D'Epargne-Illes Balears for the Tour, Van Bon returns to Rabobank, Savio to Venezuela, Pacific Coast Highway Share the Road sign unveiled
Cycling News Flash - Astana-Würth out of Tour?
Tuesday, June 27
First Edition Cycling News - Tour organisers confirm Astana withdrawal request, Carmichael defends Armstrong, Armstrong answers L'Equipe & LeMond, Andreus disappointed, Rabobank drops Dekker, Eisel without expectations, Bouygues Telecom for the Tour
Cycling News Extra - Haselbacher considering his future, Simoni extends, Skil-Shimano to Cyclassics, Kohl "unbelievably proud", Brazil race gets UCI points, U.S. west coast juniors, Lehigh Madison Cup rescheduled, More Fantasy Le Tour 2006 Game tips
Latest Cycling News - Hands tied at UCI, CAS to rule Astana-Würth case before Tour start, Spanish sport council denies McQuaid's declaration, AG2R, Française des Jeux, Bouygues & Crédit Agricole for Tour, Valverde: "I'm better than in 2005", Grabsch honoured by Tour selection, Van den Broeck to Davitamon
Wednesday, June 28
First Edition Cycling News - Ullrich Tour okay, Who will wear the green and polka dots?, Rasmussen: 1800km to get ready, Bishop to welcome Tour riders, Hamilton to keep Olympic gold, Commesso makes Lampre team, Two world champions for Natour Broker, FRW for Giro, Univest Grand Prix, Montreal-Quebec classic, Grand Prize for Fantasy Le Tour 2006 announced
Latest Cycling News - Ullrich to sue newspaper and do DNA test?, Astana Würth bound for Strasbourg, but no team presentation, Gerolsteiner's double hopes - two captains, two goals, Jalabert going for July 14 win, Davitamon-Lotto gets a cook for the Tour, Torres leaves 3 Molinos Resort, 8th Alpenrose Challenge
Thursday, June 29
First Edition Cycling News - Vinokourov: "It's not normal", CAS ruling: A question of image, UCI asks riders for written statement, Astana-Würth's nine not definite, Armstrong lawyers clarify, T-Mobile for Tour of Austria, Solid field for 2006 Brixia Tour, Landis to race at Tour of Elk Grove, Haywood Yaletown GP closes early registration
Latest Cycling News - Guardia Civil report expected very soon, ASO reacts to UCI "recommendation", Spanish cycling chief "had doubts" for years, Ullrich to be questioned?, Judge Serrano opens investigation on El País, De Rooy: "Everybody for Menchov", Sastre approaching Tour form, Papa Savoldelli, Critically injured cyclist needs support, Eddie Tobin Memorial, Win a T-Mobile team bike
Cycling News Flash - More names released in Operacion Puerto, Astana-Würth OK to race
Friday, June 30
First Edition Cycling News - Riders reiterate their innocence, Tour picks and effective training: An interview with Chris Carmichael, Lampre lads looking forward to Tour test, Menchov and De Groot with Rabobank until 2008, Klöden looking around, Raisin: "It's a miracle", Giro d’Italia Donne starting, Independence Day Grand Prix in Colorado Springs
MTB news & racing round-up - Mont Ste. Anne wrap-up, José Hermida a father, Tinker's RAAM, Great Divide Race underway, 24-hours of the Coliseum?, Get sponsored at Gravity Camp,. Race Face Ultimate Trans Rockies Challenge, CTC mountain-bike festival
Latest Cycling News - Ullrich, Sevilla and Pevenage suspended, The list gets longer, ASO rejects CAS decision, Bruyneel bearish on TDF doping situation
Cycling News Extra - More riders suspended: Basso and Mancebo out, Ullrich's ex-trainer calls it a "catastrophe", Belda questioned, David Millar is ready, 2006 Jayco Herald Sun Tour launched in Melbourne, Hammer hosts celebration of excellence, Santos Gonzalez sanctioned
Tour de France News Extra - More riders named by UCI, Leblanc: "An open Tour with clean riders", Team CSC: Ignorance or bluff?, McQuaid: Saddened rather than shocked, More prizes for le Tour Fantasy Game!
Tour de France News Extra - Team CSC face the press, Mancebo ends career, New doping charges for CSC?, Reactions to Ullrich suspension, Bruyneel maintains focus
Tour de France News Flash - Astana-Würth leaves the Tour