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Sunday, June 1
First Edition Cycling News - Tour de France to be sanctioned by FFC, Bouygues Telecom proves radios unnecessary, Voeckler predicts dangerous opening Tour stage, Sinkewitz ready but still team-hunting, Milram turns season around, Second World Cup for German
Giro d'Italia Cycling News - Contador defies expectations, has everything to lose, The real king of the mountains, Klöden succumbs to illness, Riccò's venom fodder for press, Cummings recalls epic Giro stage
Monday, June 2
First Edition Cycling News - Giro d'Italia has Spanish flavour, As good as pink for Professor, Pinarello to Eichler – black is back, Cardenas rides through tragic news, Devolder and Boonen getting ready for the Tour, Pauriol on a Tour de France mission, O'Grady back and better than ever, Nürnberger women dominate titles
Latest Cycling News - Millar looks forward to Tour, The answer of Astana, Giro sound bites, Rabobank happy with Menchov, Bennati to US races, Paris-Roubaix espoirs goes to Dutch rider, Japanese road champions crowned, German mountain championships
Tuesday, June 3
First Edition Cycling News - Giro win softens Contador's Tour anger, Colorado training readies Gerrans for Tour, Moreau laments Dauphiné snub, Petermann named German track coach, New contracts for Tour teams, Rider killed in horrifying Mexican crash, Bayley revved up for Beijing, Women's Cycling Summit returns
Latest Cycling News - Cummings looks forward after good Giro, Feillu's Tour on the line, Tour unlikely for Calzati, Silence-Lotto all for one in Tour, Dietziker satisfied in Bavaria, Nocentini extends with AG2R, Nuyens returns to racing, Euskaltel-Euskadi scouts out home race, Toyota-United wins six in Philly week preparation
Wednesday, June 4
First Edition Cycling News - ASO confirms Tour de France sanctioned by FFC, UCI 'deplores' ASO decision, Moletta remains 'inactive', Vandenbroucke on trial again, Julian Sanz interview, Nature Valley GP fills women's field, Latest NRC standings, Tour de France to be broadcast in the Philippines
Latest Cycling News - Contador keeps Kazakh flags waving, High Road's successful Giro, Australian ProTour team looking more likely, Home rider to win Luxembourg race?, Grabsch brothers in Bayern, Teutenberg in Lehigh Valley Classic, Arndt in Montreal
Thursday, June 5
First Edition Cycling News - McQuaid reacts to ASO decision, Gilbert to Silence-Lotto?, Contador back in August, Willo gets airborne in Allentown, Andreu to support women's Proman squad, Morini returns in US peloton, World record holders at Smithfield Nocturne, Gerolsteiner for upcoming races
MTB News & Racing Round-up - Athertons make World Cup history, Fullana steps up, Sauser claims perfect victory, MS Intense go one-two, Blenkinsop visits first World Cup podium, Absalon staying on top, Schalk & Shogren triumph in Ohio, Waite & Richardson win Hoo-Ha!, Worldclass marathon challenge, British select worlds team, Geoff Kabush diary
Latest Cycling News - No Olympic bans for Tour riders, Riders preview Tour mountains, World champ zips to prologue win, Van den Broeck out with torn muscle, Teams for Dauphiné, Gerolsteiner youngsters back in the saddle, Bodyguard for Evans, RAAM coming up again, Cyclingnews-Rapha competition still open
Friday, June 6
MTB News & Racing Round-up - Emmett hits her stride, Olympic course gets more technical, Juarez to tackle his first Big Bear, NPS Director to speak at IMBA World Summit, Partners support historic Eastern trail system, NorCal racer earns trip to worlds, O'Dea diary, Dutch 4X series, Dirty Dawg
First Edition Cycling News - ASO buys stake in Vuelta, Hamilton racing with break again, Cunego to reconnoitre Tour stage to Italy, Sastre faces final test before Tour, Rasmussen and Rabobank meet in court, Silence-Lotto confirms Gilbert signing, Kelly Benefit Strategies goes greener
Latest Cycling News - Tour team participation contracts signed, Dauphiné preview: Astana vs Tour de France contenders, Leipheimer leads team, Di Luca extends, Tour of Montreal won by attack, Quickstep signs Junior World champ, Book review: Jacques Anquetil biography, Bruyneel to US TV for Tour de France, Boonen too fast, Cyclingnews-Rapha competition
Saturday, June 7
First Edition Cycling News - UCI ready to act on passport data, More teams announce Dauphiné goals, Slipstream signs new sponsor, Dry and dusty World Cup at the Fort, England wants more in sport, Skyscraper hosts messenger races, Brentwood home of top British races
Sunday, June 8
First Edition Cycling News - Record-setting heat could factor in Philly, Sevilla welcomes tough conditions, High Road hunting for Dauphiné stage wins, Cunego back after break, Thieves hit Milram's Grabsch, Gerdemann delays racing return, Another team withdraws from AIGCP, Nature Valley draws strong fields, US MTB team finalized for worlds, Tasmanian Christmas Carnivals
Monday, June 9
First Edition Cycling News - Leipheimer: Better than I thought, Breschel's patience pays off, Bruyneel would have preferred Dauphiné Libéré, Posthuma again, Mondory takes first, Dauphiné will decide Rogers' Tour, Gesink aiming for a good overall classification, Nys impressive in Fort William, Walker back in business
Latest Cycling News - Evans "not at a hundred percent", Breschel's biggest career win caps comeback, High Road takes another one, Serrano: This race was like my entire season, Team Type 1 ready to defend RAAM, German U23 Championships, Tour du Maroc dominated by one man, Cycling Australia nominations for Paralympic Games, German Junior time trial champions crowned
Tueday, June 10
First Edition Cycling News - Valverde in form, Boonen caught with cocaine? No Tour but joy on home soil for Joly, Quick step for Dutch Food Valley Classic, Menzies out for months,Tour de Beauce starts today, Day breaks Hampsten's record, Sutherland and Goldstein lead NRC
Latest Cycling News - Boonen's cocaine positive causing stir, Team CSC to become Team Saxo Bank, Slipstream unable to start Beauce, Does Dauphiné success guarantee Tour de France victory?, Bettini tips Cunego as future Italian team leader, Ciolek wins in Schwenningen, Versus to continue showing Tour de France through 2013, Glomser to skip Tour de Suisse, Chipotle debuts "Le Burrito"
Tuesday, June 10
First Edition Cycling News - Suisse rejects Boonen, Tour to follow?, Hushovd disappointed by Boonen positive, Bouygues Telecom ends Boonen negotiations, Monfort on a Tour mission at Dauphiné, Cervélo-Lifeforce signs Ryan, Willo's wrist ends his Beauce
Latest Cycling News - Boonen apologises for cocaine fiasco, Sunderland on Saxo sponsorship, Cunego tests Tour stage, Vos to push Olympic selection, Rodríguez back on the bike, Volksbank joins Movement for a Credible Cycling
Thursday, June 12
First Edition Cycling News - Boonen excluded from Tour de France, Support & criticism for Boonen, Council changes ProTour schedule, Time trial mixes up Dauphiné Libéré standings, Rodríguez a dad, New monitoring helps Dekker, AG2R waits for mountains, Grivko rides well despite crash, Barloworld plans for 2009, Former USPro champion to Harlem, Milram in the Netherlands, Gerolsteiner for Tour de Suisse
Latest Cycling News - Lefevere and Boonen react to Tour exclusion, Silence-Lotto appoints Tour line-up, 2008 Giro Donne route announced, Petacchi to turn to human rights court?, WADA Gene Doping Symposium calls for greater awareness, Kohl slides out, Riding with her head: Irina Kalentieva, BT Blade bikes for Australian track riders
MTB News & Racing Round-up - Premont captures first World Cup victory, Tough luck tests Merida in Fort William, Gold to Graves, Moseley wins on home turf, Second Trans Germany crowns winners, Experience pays off at Big Bear, Record numbers to compete at World Championship, German, Swiss, US & Canadian teams for worlds, An interview with Kalentieva, Casalegno out with injury
Friday, June 13
First Edition Cycling News - UCI suspends French Federation, Meares storms her way to Beijing, Kelly heads to fifth Olympics, Rogers impressive in the mountains, Rolland rides to win, Gesink targets La Toussuire, Storms wash out Nature Valley opener, Barloworld to Tour of Britain, RAAM Underway For Team Type 1
Latest Cycling News - Frenchman confirms in Dauphiné, Sponsors want Boonen in Tour, Boonen to stay with Quick Step, gets support from Museeuw and Merckx, Team line-ups for Tour de Suisse, Scarponi signs with Serramenti Diquigiovanni, Cipollini to ride in Hannover, Colorado Stage International Cycle Classic takes shape
MTB News & Racing Round-up - Great Divide racers get second option, Marathon World Cup winners favorites for European championship, Brentjens to fourth Olympics, Strobel to return to racing, Jeep KOM comes with festival, NUE round four to Michigan, On test: Gary Fisher's lightest full-suspension platform, BC Bike Race attracting top talent
Saturday, June 14
First Edition Cycling News - Trofimov a new Russian star, Rebirth of a Tour hero, UCI approves 'no start' rule, Kirchen aiming high in Switzerland, FFC removed from Worlds bid, ASO hints at Vuelta plans, Aero testing nearly costs Evans, Gilmore heads to Flexpoint, Rasmussen signs with Swift, Tour de Nez route announced
Sunday, June 15
First Edition Cycling News - Dauphiné reveals next great Dane, Freire back to winning ways, Gilmore explains Flexpoint deflection, Sparkasse gets its reward in Beauce, Ullrich planning a book, Dehaes out with broken hand, CAS sets dates for cycling hearings, Swiss Olympic team complete
Monday, June 16
First Edition Cycling News - Dauphiné winner hails most important career victory, Mountains shake up Tour de Suisse, Armstrong tips Evans for Tour de France, Evans tops ProTour standings, Sastre satisfied with Dauphiné, Quick Step CEO wants Boonen in Tour, UCI presents 2009 MTB World Cup calendar, Becker out with broken collarbone
Latest Cycling News - ASO and AEG sign deal, High Road introduces sponsor, Boonen proclaims innocence, No more prerace medicals at Tour, Dessel wants to go to Olympics, ProTour renewal dealin nearing, AG2R happy with Dauphiné, Zubeldia to top form in three weeks, Vanendert's season over, Ster Elektrotoer to kick off, Grande Boucle Féminine Internationale truly international, Africa Tour title goes to White, Team Type 1 successful in North America
Tuesday, June 17
First Edition Cycling News - Aussie gets morale boost, ASO, Quick Step yields nothing for Boonen, Vanendert's operation ends season, Swiss women get Beijing call-up, Korea-Japan tour has high hopes, South African joins Danish squad, Carney delighted with squad's efforts, Drapac Porsche returns to Europe, America's Day earns Olympic BMX spot
Latest Cycling News - High Road's Stapleton on Columbia future, McEwen mouths off, Contador confirms Olympic events, Basso's Giro d'Italia, Doppmann ready to return, Vos to Olympic time trial, O'Neill receives ban, Van den Broeck renews with Lotto
Wednesday, June 18
First Edition Cycling News - McEwen: I love Switzerland!, Rogers out of Tour contention, Sauser sets sights on world title, US Olympic track team coming into focus, Ziliute at Grande Boucle for one last time, Is Pierre Rolland France's next big thing?
Latest Cycling News - Garmin new sponsor for Slipstream, CPA searching for 2007 Tour payments, Ryan eager to hit the road, Hansen happy with Columbia, Ireland names Olympic roadies, O'Neill satisfied with outcome, Marzoli out with six-month suspension, Savings & Loans for Korea-Japan, SuperWeek to celebrate 40 years
Thursday, June 19
First Edition Cycling News - Slipstream gears up for Tour with Garmin, Schleck counts blessings, Voigt benefiting from Giro kilometres, Colombian captures first MTB world title, RAAM winner makes history, Tour de Nez is back, Cañada goes under the knife, Strong field for Fitchburg Longsjo Classic
Latest Cycling News - German firing on all cylinders again, O'Grady building back up, Valverde "now mature enough" for Tour podium, Bastianelli to ride Giro Donne, Volksbank to Deutschland Tour, No doping controls in Ster Elektrotoer, Austrian time trial championships postponed, Thousands in the heat of the Welsh Dragon, Cyclingnews-Rapha comp winner receives new bike
Friday, June 20
First Edition Cycling News - Holm happy with High Road, Thürig eyeing Olympic time trial, China cracks down on drugs companies, HGH: mind over matter?, Tour of Pennsylvania to challenge espoirs, World series of bicycling kicks off, Andreu to lead ZteaM in Tour of Pennsylvania
Latest Cycling News - Teams announce provisional Tour line-ups, Kirchen on top in Tour de Suisse, Devolder attacked "too early", Klöden back in top shape, Schumacher preparing for Tour, Deignan gaining form, Gasparotto builds towards Italian Championships repeat, Canadian Olympic road team decided, Kashechkin heard in July, New 'Detour de France' film launched in Sydney, Downtown Austin Crit coming up
Saturday, June 21
First Edition Cycling News - Kirchen holds yellow, Schleck downplays TT goals, UCI would contest Vino return, Swiss dominant at MTB Worlds, Gagne goes well, MTB legend honoured, Morabito content with form, Holm trusted in Stapleton, Milram down to three, Laws injured, California sheriff faces charges, Rasmussen email hacker jailed, Leukemans decision next week
Sunday, June 22
First Edition Cycling News - Czech rider stuns in Suisse TT, Freire aims for strong finish, A golden day for the Brits in Italy, Barloworld seals the deal, Martin ascends to Sud lead, Milram's injury woes continue, Quick Step adds Kvist, Bonus seconds decide RaboSter, Knöpfle swaps knobbies for slicks in Grand Boucle, Keough goes pro with Kelly Benefit Strategies, Barlevav hunts for Penn stages with Time, Women's fund donates track bikes
Monday, June 23
First Edition Cycling News - Swiss riders pile on results, Absalon burned by Swiss inferno, Schleck sore after spill, Gilbert satisfied with form, Roche relative nets first pro win, Volksbank repeats Swiss sprint success, Torrent out of Olympics, Spaniards acquitted of leaking Puerto details, Sørensen waits for 2009 Tour, $12k purse for Mt. Holly-Smithville GP
Latest Cycling News - Mid-season ProTour team's review, Italian time trial championships see familiar winner, Devolder disappointed in mountain time trial, Rabobank's mixed Tour de Suisse, Euskaltel Euskadi announces Tour team, Litu Gómez: A dream come true, Terpstra's e-mail Tour invitation, Team Type 1's Aldape gets nod for Olympics, Mainfranken to Ukraine again
Tuesday, June 24
First Edition Cycling News - CSC-Saxo Bank announce Tour roster, Tour of Missouri announces host cities, stages, Gerolsteiner for the Tour, Post Tour fever begins, Cunego tops ProTour standings, Dekker to ride Dutch championships, La Ruta ready to pay out prize money
Latest Cycling News - Contador prefers Vuelta title to Olympics, Cunego modest Tour goal, Riccò possibly in Tour, A review of the ProTour teams' season to date, Barloworld backs Gasparotto for nationals, Big names to Austria, Gerolsteiner's Wrolich and Haussler disappointed, Spitz preparing for the Olympics
Wednesday, June 25
First Edition Cycling News - Contador rates Evans as Tour favourite, Saunier Duval-Scott swaps Tour captain, Vaughters names Slipstream's Tour roster, Menchov, Freire lead Rabobank at Tour, Millar profiled on HBO, De Jongh extends Quick Step deal, Dutch mountain biker denies doping, Women adopt Team Columbia name
Latest Cycling News - Cunego set for battle of Bergamo, Caisse d'Epargne sends 14-man team to Spanish nationals, Riccò towards for Pantani's Alpe d'Huez stomping ground, A review of the ProTour teams' season (Part 3), Milram leads Tour with Knees and Zabel, Burghardt sponsors junior team
Thursday, June 26
First Edition Cycling News - Zabel to decide about retirement post-Tour de France, Hincapie to captain Team Columbia at Tour de France, ProTour teams mid-season review (Part 4), AFLD delayed in pre-Tour doping controls, Elmiger extends with AG2R, Team Quick Step signings and extensions, French Olympic MTB team named, CONI drops Puerto interrogation threats for foreign riders
Latest Cycling News - It's National Championships time! Previews on Italy, Belgium & Germany, Bennati out of Tour, Liquigas announces Tour line-up, Steegmans stepping up a gear, Rasmussen vs. Rabobank verdict expected next week, Tour de l'Avenir presented, Feillu extends, Interbike to remain in Las Vegas
Friday, June 27
MTB News & Racing Round-up - Switzerland & France win worlds bragging rights, Eyes toward Australia, Time for a break for some, Deer Valley NMBS #4 for the opportunists, French Olympic team named, Minnaar joins UCI Commission, Legend honoured, Schalk & Sornson tops in Lumberjack 100, Sauser wins world on new bike, Mike & Mary diary
First Edition Cycling News - Valverde tunes up in Sierra Nevadas, Tour 2008 clear favourites, Quick Step refocuses Tour goals, Third crown for Chavanel, Mayo hopes to race again, EPO urine test a failure, Danish scientists claim, Baugé to miss French championships, Tough Tour Of Ireland route announced
Latest Cycling News - Evans trains high, McEwen considers contract offers, Sastre unexpectedly heads to nationals, Danielson returns to USA, Liquigas and LPR Brakes ready for Bergamo showdown, CPA sends Giro reports to UCI, AG2R signs Bonnafond, Australia names Olympic contenders
Saturday, June 28
First Edition Cycling News - Landis decision due Monday, Chavanel to skip Olympics, Top names to Spanish championships, Portuguese fed suspends LA-MSS nine, Jongewaard not selected for Beijing, Gilmores stays with Menikini, In search of Abdoujaparov, Leipheimer heads to Cascade, Brown backs London six day
Sunday, June 29
First Edition Cycling News - Italian men ready for national championship, French woman collects still more national titles, Caisse d'Epargne racer proves race ready in Spain, Two good days in a row for Lithuanian, Cofidis chooses four Tour de France newcomers, Future AG2R racer shows potential, Britain looks to Tour success in 2010 and beyond, Swisspower Cup to Champéry
Monday, June 30
First Edition Cycling News - Second title for French champion, Neo-pro silences Quick Step, Russian earns fifth title, Spaniard to wear champion's jersey at Tour de France, Surprise attack leads to Italian win, Last race for Belgian champion, FdJ for Tour de France, A quiet Menchov, Irish champion dominates, Germans for Beijing , Skil-Shimano renews sponsorship, KBS one-two in Pennsylvania, Welch injured
Latest Cycling News - Tour favourite Evans relies on a strong team, De Schrooder shines at home, Repeat winner in Germany, From Zberg to Zberg, New fund to aid seriously injured cyclists, Tornado warnings end Tour of Pennsylvania, Brett Lancaster a daddy, Euskaltel Euskadi gets traditional Tour send off, AG2R Tour team announced
Cycling News Flash - CAS dismisses Landis appeal