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Friday, August 1
MTB News & Racing Round-up - Gould going fast on the way to Beijing, World Cup stays in Canada for next round, Subaru / Gary Fisher truck stolen, 24 Hours of Nine Mile returns to Wausau, Geoff Kabush diary, NorCal Leauge girls' participation grows, Top riders to Adidas Slopestyle, Stellenbosch marathon to determine South African champs, Home town advantage plays role in Canberra
First Edition Cycling News - Riccò suspended, Piepoli denies, Bossoni, Carini positive for EPO, Peña cleared by CAS?, Gusev to sue Astana, ride Olympics, AA Drink changes focus to 'cross, track, Transfer news: Sanchez renews, Redant stays, Baliani extends, Stevens partners for Deutschland Tour, Midwest Cycling Series expands in 2009
Latest Cycling News - Tinkov denies excessive contract offers, Schumacher looking to double Olympic challenge, Lefevere has high hopes for Chavanel, Quick Step and Milram for San Sebastián, Silence-Lotto adds two more, Clement to Rabobank, More criterium results, Thomas and Clancy line up for Salford Nocturne, Court rules Museeuw subject to narcotics laws, Devenyns injured again
Saturday, August 2
Cycling News Flash - Crédit Agricole's sponsor quest fails
First Edition Cycling News - Time running out for Legeay, Hushovd out of Olympics, Colombians announce positives, D'Ettorre called up for Beijing, China: the last frontier?, Team Columbia for San Sebastián, No Freire in San Sebastián, New Dutch team forms under Vacansoleil, Scott-American Beef signs stagiaries, Denver fundraiser supports junior cycling
Sunday, August 3
First Edition Cycling News - Spaniard passes final test before Beijing, Evans may still ride Olympic time trial, Cunego out of Olympics, Verbrugghe's future in doubt after fractured collarbone, Casar extends with Française des Jeux, Hill returns to top podium step, Doping raid hits Tour of Guadeloupe
Monday, August 4
First Edition Cycling News - Zabriskie optimistic for Olympic success, Fuglsang signs with CSC-Saxo Bank, Horner breaks collarbone at Elk Grove, Moncoutié extends with Cofidis, Sauser hopeful despite knee injury, Buchanan debuts in World Cup big final, Eneco Tour loses title sponsor
Latest Cycling News - Contador hopes for Olympics medal, Australia going all out to win in Beijing, Training problems in Beijing, FCI turns screws on dopers, Scarponi makes return following Puerto suspension, Knaven sliding away, More criteriums over the weekend, Post-Tour de France videos
Tuesday, August 5
First Edition Cycling News - Garmin-Chipotle, Liquigas headline Missouri field, Exodus begins at Crédit Agricole, Horner to skip Vuelta, Rabobank to fight Rasmussen pay, LPR Brakes-Ballan to Tour of Britain, Meier gets Garmin-Chipotle gig, Beijing Olympics - will poor air quality mean poor performance?, Pic takes women's NRC lead, Review the Tour de France with Cyclingnews' videos
Latest Cycling News - Olympics: Evans in for Australia, Paulinho out, Gusev out following dismissal by trade team, Grabsch looking forward to TT, Cunego returns returns in Tre Valli, Aldag satisfied with Columbia mix, Criteriums continue
Wednesday, August 6
Cycling News Flash - Giro's king of the mountain Sella positive for EPO-CERA
First Edition Cycling News - Kvasina proud ahead of Croatia's Olympic debut, Bastianelli fronts CONI inquiry, Albasini out of Olympics, Riccò names supplier, Lefevere: Boonen has felt cocaine fallout, Leogrande sues Decanio, Sonye for slander, Hamilton: Landis welcome at Rock Racing, Deputy pleads not guilty, Smiddy charity ride
Latest Cycling News - Sella and CSF Group face difficulties, Riders react to Beijing air quality, Riders arrive in Beijing, Spanish champion leads team's charge, Surgery for Dietziker, Aussie wins Felt-Cyclingnews sweepstakes, Review the Tour Cyclingnews' videos
Thursday, August 7
First Edition Cycling News - Olympic Games leave US nationals wide open, CONI calls Sella, Absalon heads south to prepare for Beijing, American cyclists apologize for masks, Britain & New Zealand outfit Olympians with new aero gear, Road to success in Beijing, British Cycling director optimistic in doping fight, Final teams for Irish Tour, South Carolina velodrome plans up for review, BMC for upcoming races
Latest Cycling News - Scott-American Beef excluded from Vuelta, Judith Arndt: Turning silver to gold, German impressions from Beijing, Dekker and Rabobank negotiate to part ways, Armstrong returns to racing in Leadville, Volksbank with wildcard to Hamburg, Japanese scores stage in France, Eisel re-ups with Columbia, Le Mevel signs with Française des Jeux
Friday, August 8
MTB News & Racing Round-up - Pendrel wins her first World Cup, Hill returns to top podium step, Buchanan debuts in World Cup big final, Absalon heads south to prepare for Beijing, Sauser hopeful despite knee injury, Fuglsang signs with CSC-Saxo Bank, Eatough & Sawicki defend American 24 hour titles, Speedy sent to Olympics with new title, Eising to Revor
First Edition Cycling News - Rolland ready to serve in Beijing, Bastianelli and Sella suspended, Possible fifth positive from Tour, Longo unfazed by Beijing air, Sastre: Champion with a heart, Transfer rumour mill churns, Menzies returns at Marion Classic, US elite champion will defend title, Cyclo-cross skills in print, Golden Wheelrace returns to T-town
Latest Cycling News - Jim Ochowicz: US team ready to repeat, Valverde fears Schumacher and Bettini, Bettini believes in Spanish-Italian match, Germans hope for rain, 11 Olympic teams tested, Discovering a talented Spaniard, Holczer losing hope, Olympics mean trouble for Columbia, Tough beginnings for women in Beijing, 2009 Grande Boucle Féminine starts in Britain
Saturday, August 9
MTB News & Racing Round-up - Olympic Games - take three for Hermida, Armstrong returns to racing in Leadville, New challenger for Schalk at Fool's Gold, TransWales coming soon, SoCal Interscholastic cycling league launched, Boulder alliance launches bike park fundraising campaign, British NPS Downhill #4 to Moelfre, Konka Crunch Challenge
First Edition Cycling News - Sella admits to doping, Broken neck for Bertolini, Half of CSC in Beijing, Amaël Moinard: France's next big Tour contender?, Smog may delay Olympic road race, Borrajo in Beijing, Germans among favourites for the Tour de l'Ain, Szmyd to Liquigas, Aaron's sweeps Women's Prestige Series
Sunday, August 10
First Edition Cycling News - Spain dominant in Beijing, Cooke heading for Beijing bullseye, Fans, family upset with access, Casper named as Tour's fifth positive, Evans possible for time trial, Beijing too hot for Germans, Austria satisfied with road race, Aerts "formidable"
Monday, August 11
First Edition Cycling News - Storms can't stop dreams of Olympic gold, Favourites miss out in Beijing, Cancellara surprised by bronze, Geslin to Française des Jeux, Rollin sneaks in a victory, German opens with Route de France win, Armstrong shows form in Leadville, Olympians return to Ride for Life
Latest Cycling News - Moreno becomes 2008 Games' first doping case, Cycling out of Olympics?, Di Rocco pleased with Team Italy, Wegmann "the last one left", No Worlds for Voigt, Kupfernagel: Time on trial in gold rush, Bertagnolli hits back at Fanini's Ferrari accusations, Kleinmann takes Holland
Monday, August 12
First Edition Cycling News - Spain talks tough after Olympic embarrassment, Track tumble eliminates Dutch coach, Ng leads Malaysian track dream, O'Donnell wants 2012 Olympic Games slot, Sastre gets top Vuelta honour, CSF Group-Navigare to ride with Zen in '09
Latest Cycling News - The clock is ticking, Cancellara focused on gold, Vasseur: Tour payments, Casper's case and team size, CAS suspends Mayo, Decanio answers Leogrande lawsuit, Vos ready for time trial, Kohl looking to next season, Wrolich in stitches, Gilbert wins criterium
Wednesday, August 13
First Edition Cycling News - McQuaid blasts Spanish officials, Wood's family to miss Olympic curtain call?, Sireau: Britons won't match Worlds effort, Gasparotto aiming for Worlds selection, Firing for French gold
Latest Cycling News - USA may only get six Worlds spots, Swiss and American fastest along Great Wall, McGee ready for last Olympics, German disappointed with Beijing ride, Ladagnous back for Olympic target, USA unmasks strong track squad, No "three-peat" for Voigt?, Tour of Colorado series in final round
Thursday, August 14
First Edition Cycling News - Longo narrowly misses medal, Everything comes together for world champion, Nibali takes a break before Missouri, Climbers ready for Utah hit-out, Gerdemann proves regained form after injuries, Klöden undecided about Spanish & German tours, IOC permits UCI blood screenings at Olympics, Irish racer dies during club race, Univest Grand Prix
MTB News & Racing Round-up - New Essex venue confirmed for the London 2012 Games, Trek & 23 Degrees partner for new team, Lakata & Starr win French Tour VTT, Beer & Pugin successful in Châtel, Armstrong shows fitness in Leadville, Multivan Merida resigns Näf, Bush previews Olympic course, Avid Elixir CR Review, O'Dea Diary, 24 Hours of Landahl cancelled, Charlottesville to host omnium
Latest Cycling News - Evans reveals ruptured knee ligament, Schumacher looking to London Olympics, Ivano Fanini blasts those behind Riccò and Sella, Thomas Dekker linked to Garmin-Chipotle, Boogerd leaves Rabobank for good, Kenyans tackle L'Alpe d'Huez
Friday, August 15
MTB News & Racing Round-up - Mechanics support US Teams abroad, Italians lead TransRockies, Barnes & Gaskell win in Wales, Fool's Gold continues NUE Series, American MTB Classic draws top talent, Stevenson & Passant win unsupported Colorado race, Trek Fuel EX 9.5 Review, 4Xers for next British rounds, Juarez to National MTB Oktoberfest, Durango trails fundraiser
First Edition Cycling News - Board talk: an Olympic track preview, Rivalries add fire to track opener, Germans count on trackies for medals, Dekker and Rabobank call it quits, Moreno questioned by police, Garmin-Chipotle starts Utah in yellow, Tour of Britain unveils Scottish stage, Bajadali scores in Pyrenees, Page to host Wisconsin 'cross clinic
Latest Cycling News - British team win team sprint, Mike Friedman: A Beijing Meatball, Spanish federation questions Leipheimer's bronze, Stats: Armstrong's medal 900th American gold at Olympics, Gerdemann "not favourite" for Deutschland Tour, Dekker looking to next season, Nydam season cut short, German race excludes CSF Navigare, Nature Valley GP on TV this week-end
Saturday, August 16
First Edition Cycling News - British rise to the challenge in opening session, Germany keeps streak going, Danish track turns around, Devolder takes Belgian title, Speed and skill at US Pro criterium, Toyota United still seeking sponsor, Chadwick's Olympic experience
Sunday, August 17
First Edition Cycling News - Keirin winner unstoppable, More medals for Britain, Spain interrupts British Olympic track gold streak, Climbers get their day on Mount Washington, Vacansoleil replaces Rabobank as Dekker ride sponsor, Nydam on road to recovery, Liquigas ready for Trittico Lombardo, CSF Group-Navigare for Trittico Lombardo & Melinda, New York's traffic-free Bike MS
Monday, August 18
First Edition Cycling News - Britain's Olympic track success continues, World & Olympic track records broken in Beijing, Bayley unsure of cycling future, US national racing calendar problems persist, Utah winner decided by one-second, Pucinskaite reflects on her Olympics, Terpstra out with two broken arms
Cycling News Flash - UCI announces launch of 'world calendar'
Latest Cycling News - Feedback given to UCI world cycling calendar announcement, Team pursuit ends with world record, Zubeldia to Astana, Columbia dominates Route de France, Women's points race marred by crash, Bahati and Miller new US Pro crit champs, Teams announce line-ups for the week, Hayles out for revenge at Salford Nocturne
Tuesday, August 19
First Edition Cycling News - Britain's Aussie track mastermind feels for home squad, Bronzed Roulston aiming for more Beijing glory, UCI names World Championship numbers, Evans to lead Silence-Lotto at Vuelta, UCI won't introduce life bans…yet, New doping test proposed for Deutschland Tour, Euskaltel Euskadi re-signs Astarloza, Skil-Shimano chasing Dutch talent
Latest Cycling News - Stapleton analyses UCI world calendar announcement, Regio Tour Back to its roots, Sánchez honoured in Basque country, Sprint finals set, Kohl considering "five or six" offers, Riders coming, going and staying put, USA Cycling National Racing Calendar Standings, Star Crossed – nighttime cyclo-cross opens North American Cyclo-cross Trophy
Wednesday, August 20
Latest Cycling News - No Vuelta defence for Menchov, Irishman breaks through in Limousin, Zubeldia thanks team and fans, Sastre focused on tasks ahead, Duggan back on the road, Weylandt hit by car in Spain, Regio Tour with another wet presentation, Rich prefers car, Olympic heroes to appear at Salford Nocturne
First Edition Cycling News - An emotion charged sprint final saw Great Britain triumph over arch rivals, Zabel to skip Deutschland, BMX awaits Olympic destiny, Argentina lands knockout blow, Sprints and Classics
Thursday, August 21
First Edition Cycling News - Prologue kicks off Eneco Tour, Roche signs with AG2R La Mondiale, Sonye wins motions against Leogrande lawsuit, BikeNZ road coach resigning, AG2R for GP Ouest-France Plouay, Catskills get new race, Valley Preferred Cycling Center to host season finale, Women's racing clinics successful in Portland, Cycling teaches Missouri children geography
MTB News & Racing Round-up - McConneloug keeps the balance, Deho & Cattaneot win TransRockies, Bishop & Stevenson set Georgia on fire, Kamloops race offers equal payouts, CTC & IMBA team for UK Conference, Jeep 48STRAIGHT kicks off, Brisbane gets 8hr race, Mountain X goes indoors, Ötztal Vertical Hunt tries new format, Lacondeguy does double back flip for win
Latest Cycling News - Evans out of Vuelta, Surgery for optimistic Terpstra, Rain causes Olympic schedule changes, Equipe Nürnberger in weekend races, Vandenbergh to Katusha?, Hectic travels for Jennings, Clarke threatens Murray Tour upset, Opportunity for a once-in-a-lifetime Olympic-style experience
Friday, August 22
First Edition Cycling News - Olympic mountain bikers tackle tougher course, Karpin-Galicia becomes Xacebeo, Cummings escapes to win, Davis joins Quick Step early, New team for Sastre?, Gates to retire, start youth foundation, Reus hoping for 2009 return, Tour of Ireland set for second edition, Chris Thater next stop for USA Crits
Latest Cycling News - World Champion Sauser readies for the Olympics, ProTour: Bouncing back or lame duck?, Efimkin out of Vuelta, Vandenbergh confirmed to Katusha, Australia's BMX team unlucky in Beijing, Dornbusch leaves national women's team for Equipe Nürnberger, Line-ups for upcoming races, Jelly Belly Pro Cycling Team signs Reijnen
Saturday, August 23
First Edition Cycling News - Greipel scores 10th win, Hinault has good ride in Limousin, Judges overturn Regio Tour stage result, World Cup heads to Plouay, Rise of the British track empire, Airline tragedy strikes cycling world, Team line ups for Plouay, British champ to lead team in Tour of Britain
Sunday, August 24
First Edition Cycling News - MTB wraps up Olympic cycling, New leader in Eneco Tour, Volunteers scramble to cover Regio doping controls, French stars head to cycling's heartland, Wegelius to Silence-Lotto?, Klöden to skip D-Tour for Vuelta, Cars trouble pro peloton, Llaneras to fly Spanish flag in closing ceremony
Monday, August 25
First Edition Cycling News - Regio Tour ends in tight battle, Boonen ready to take on La Vuelta, Astana revs its engines in Spain, Sponsor Bissell takes over team ownership, Racers want Regio to continue, Martens hoping for Worlds selection, John Doe v. USADA lawsuit dismissed, CPA calls for unpaid wage action
Latest Cycling News - French stars race to cycling's heartland, Ardila Cano tops Regio Tour climbs, Drought is over for Niermann, Dekker feels damaged, Elijzen out with cut knee, Worrack and Nürnberger dominate in Albstadt, Tinkoff wants good season end, Vuelta a Venezuela with coastal kick-off, USA Cycling supports art from recycled bike parts
Tuesday, August 26
First Edition Cycling News - Plouay gets new hero, Westphal: A surprised surprise winner, Contador focused on Spanish glory, Valverde to lead Caisse d'Epargne, Germans announce long Worlds list, Lund gets CSC-Saxo Bank extension
Latest Cycling News - Cavendish leads Ireland charge, Team Type 1 ready to contest Irish Tour, Kreuziger and Vande Velde at Tour of Missouri, Leukemans eligible to ride again, Rohregger: staying or going?, Another Russian win at GP tell, Caisse for Deutschland Tour, Inaugural bike race in US capital, Cyclingnews.com online production editor required - America
Wednesday, August 27
First Edition Cycling News - Teams converge on Spain, Popovych can exact revenge, Netherlands positive after inspection, Norwegian makes amends, Britons invited to beat Hoy, Leipheimer to address Hall of Fame, New sponsor for Karpin-Galicia, Heroes, Villains and Velodromes: Chris Hoy and Britain's track revolution, Cyclingnews.com online production editor required - America
Latest Cycling News - D-Tour: Something for everyone, Gerdemann doesn't see himself as favourite, Team line-ups, Litu Gómez heads to D-Tour with confidence, Martin leads Irish challenge in home tour, Di Luca on Worlds hunt, Basso concludes training vacation, Zaugg to Liquigas, Gerolsteiner to the Vuelta, Rene Mandri back in action, Online production editor required
Thursday, August 28
First Edition Cycling News - Spaniard sprints sans-saddle to Eneco win, Cavendish returns in Ireland Tour, Quick Step wants better Vuelta, North American peloton in flux, Evans stays with Silence-Lotto, Renshaw heads to Columbia, Ciolek undecided, Equal prizes at Planet Bike Cup, Join the Cyclingnews team
MTB News & Racing Round-up - Absalon repeats while Spitz completes dream, Canberra World Cup should to showcase Aussie riders, Inside Canberra's grueling course, Dahle Flesjå forced to pass on Canberra, TransWales ends with close battle, Epic battles expected at NMBS Finals, NUE Series stops in Virginia, White Mountains opens new trails, Inaugural Nelson's Creek MTB Festival set, River's Edge to host US Southeast Marathon Championships, Barbara Howe diary: A late start and a new beginning, In the Beijing pits
Latest Cycling News - Gerolsteiner to dissolve, Greipel happy with Eneco, Baldato bows out, Astana looks to Klöden in Vuelta, Oss and Guarnieri for Liquigas, Ullrich still waiting, Tinkoff looks for Vuelta stage wins, Olano: Sastre and Contador are favourites, Cordero: "The Vuelta will be the Tour", Bernucci with Team Cinelli-OPD, State of the Peloton: North America, Future seeks Online Sales Manager
Cycling News Flash - Cervélo leaves CSC, forms TestTeam
Friday, August 29
First Edition Cycling News - Milram to provide parachute for Gerolsteiner, Vuelta to test for CERA, use passports, Sørensen out of D-Tour, Kohl finds new team, Euskaltel to fight for Vuelta stages, Milram fielding young team for Vuelta, State of the Peloton part three: the up and comers, Pannone to sponsor Salford Nocturne, Join the Cyclingnews team: North American production editor, Australia sales manager
Latest Cycling News - Sastre tips Contador for Vuelta glory, Devolder sticks with Quick Step, Cavendish takes over sprinters' title, Richeze fires back after warning, Sánchez ranks Olympic gold above all, Olympic Madison champions back home, Join the Cyclingnews team
Saturday, August 30
First Edition Cycling News - Cavendish to race Missouri, Aussie ends drought in Germany, Sunderland's Vuelta diary, Stamsnijder, Garate to Rabobank, Volksbank adds Corratec as sponsor, UCI re-signs five ProTour races, Hour record holder positive for doping, Duclos-Lassalle extends, Team Type 1, Kelly Benefit Strategies/Medifast for US Pro, Doppmann retires, Join the Cyclingnews team
Sunday, August 31
First Edition Cycling News - Italian takes lead on dicey Vuelta opener, Demol leaves Quick Step for Astana, German makes comeback in home Tour, Caucchioli fights for D-Tour stage, Menchov abandons in Germany, US time trial battle comes down to seconds, Lead changes hands in Ireland, Klöden says 'nein' to national team, Colorado team needs category three riders