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December 2000

December 1
News - UCI Road rankings, Giro 2002 in the Netherlands, Volta a Catalunya to Andorra, Nacht van Valkenburg returns, more on Moser, problems with Dutch women's cycling, USA Cycling gets new COO, Rund signs for Coast, Streb to SunRace? new Swiss amateur team, snippets

December 2
News - UCI want destruction of samples, Casartelli monument, Gerolsteiner interview, no place for Virenque/Herve, TTFKAM, Coast 2001, Postal meet Spanish, Euskaltel trains, Marsal to Canada, Dutch nationals, Irish 'cross, Perth crit series
Colombian Time Trial Championships - CN Colombia
Irish Cyclocross Championships - CN Ireland

December 3
News - GP de Luxembourg, urine samples seized, Tchmil awarded, Swiss vs. Virenque, Baal may quit, BBC SPotY, LeMond changes plans, French team news
Results - Australia, Netherlands, New Zealand, USA

December 4
News - Zurich Six, response to seizure, Nijs not happy, Longo/hour, Italian teams 2001, Mapei no to Virenque, Bowen's plans, Swiss news, Tour Down Under

December 5
News - IOC under pressure, CSC-World Online, Van Petegem soap, Garzelli confirms, Strock's statement, UCI 'cross rankings, Dutch rider of the year, Kirchen awarded, Virenque's future, Beloki worried, Festina has to pay, Italian teams: Part II, Hoedemakers signs, French team news, Guéguen
Results - Australia

December 6
News - Longo postpones, Festina pays, Ferrari trial possible, UCI cross rules, Vander Poel leaves, Lemond to Mercury, World Online, Italian teams: part III, Jens Lehmann, new US team: Noble House, Broadmark Capital adds Kiwi, Vendée-U-Pays de Loire

December 7
News - Armstrong hits out, Merckx to Mallorca, French team war games, Lotto to Italy, Italian teams: Part IV, Noble House International, Swedish rider of the year, more women's racing in Spain in 2001, French amateur team moves, Giove, Minnaar, McCarroll in new downhill MTB team, Voreis to Haro, Sydney MTBers go urban, Profile recalls Stiffy MTB stems

December 8
News - Longo does it again , Ullrich starts "Operation Yellow Jersey", Garzelli signs and talks,Pantani to play soccer, Vuelta to lose Angliru, visit Basque country, SuperCup 3 - Chicago, Scott Sharples to be Cycling Australia's MTB guy? Seville prepares bid for 2005 road world's, Walton to direct Team Snow Valley, Gaspard Van Peteghem's problem, French club news, Raleigh, Diamondback, Univega recall disc-braked bikes

December 9
News - Bartoli awarded, Domo-Farm Frites in training, Petrov's future. Tour of Germany route announced. 2002 Tour de France to start in Luxembourg? Lemond confirms, Kupfernagel may go to Farm Frites, Jeanson's new team, North American calendar, Polish teams update, Van den Abeele's aims, Killen seeking deal

December 10
News - Baal to quit in March, Vuelta 2001 takes shape, Mercury-Lemond, Leclercq to head Swiss Federation, Belgian organisers meet , Bordeaux bids for 2002 Track World's, Obree attempt off, New Dutch women's team, GP Ecofor, All Stars vs. National Pilots: 1-1
Results - Australia - Cycle Instead series #3, New Zealand - Manukau Velodrome racing

December 10 - 11
Il Copa Master Islas Canarias - Spain 2.11

December 11
News - Mari's heading to Italy for 2001, Bettini's goals, Beltran looks forward, not back, Jean Delatour prepares for 2001,Tour to Brabant Wallon? Gauthier to St Quentin, PJ Nolan named Irish Cycling Federation president
Results - Germany - Berlin Rad Gala, Luxembourg - Cyclo-Cross A Bridel, Australia - Rob Harvey Handicap, Tatonka Urban Polaris, National crit c'ships, Carnegie, Gold Coast CATS

December 12
News - Pantani guilty, Kappes cleared, Van Petegem signs for Mercury, Kupfernagel, Spijkerman, Hemsley join Farm Frites, Canadian cycling figure passes away, USA Cycling appoints Mary Monroe as Chief Marketing Officer, Golich and Miller named USA Cycling Coaches of the Year, Millar auctions maillot jaune , Largest Aussie field ever in Tour of Wellington, Heerlen looks likely for 2001 Dutch championships
Results - USA - Sorrento cyclo-cross, New Mexico cyclocross championships, United Youth Sports
December 13
News - Zijlaard, Kupfernagel, Van Moorsel reveal Farm Frites strategy, New Aussie women's team, Jeremy Yates signs for Mapei espoirs, Navigators 2001, Capiot unpaid since October, Mayo Clinic calls for more study on effects of creatine, Geert Wellens to SpaarSelect

Results - Australia - NSW crit championships, Heffron, Carnegie

December 14
News - IOC: Actovegin covered by blood doping ban, Armstrong threatens to miss Tour, Subaru-Specialized announces 2001 team, Austria gets women's team, Bonazzi joins Cannondale, Holland Ladies Tour upgraded, Tour Down Under teams to be announced today, New sponsor plonks down for Linda McCartney
Tour Down Under teams announced

December 15
News - Kappes doping acquittal rejected, Vandenbroucke on the comeback trail, Road career for cross star Sven Nijs, Kelme leaves compensation to the courts, SuperCup series comes down to the wire, CCC-MAT line-up, BLM plans to class MTBs with 4WDs, Tour Of Bright changes date, Armstrong weighs breakfast, Millar's maillot jaune update - last day for bids

December 16
News - Jacques Goddet dies at 95, EPO problem will be solved by March, Merckx named Belgium's sportsman of the century, Julien fined for EPO smuggling, Vainsteins aims for classics, yellow jersey, Dutch team for Tour of Wellington, USA Cycling's Voight elected to USOC executive, Mercy Racing's 2001 roster, Subaru to end Specialized sponsorship?

December 17
News - US Postal denies Actovegin use by riders, Lemond speaks, Cipollini suspended, Jalabert interview, Ruskys signs
Results - Australia, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand

December 17 - 29
Vuelta Ciclista a Costa Rica - Costa Rica 2.5

December 18
News - US Postal denies Actovegin use by riders, Lemond speaks, Cipollini suspended, Jalabert interview, Ruskys signs

December 19
News - US Postal denies Actovegin use by riders, Lemond speaks, Cipollini suspended, Jalabert interview, Ruskys signs
Results - Australia

December 20
News - US Postal denies Actovegin use by riders, Lemond speaks, Cipollini suspended, Jalabert interview, Ruskys signs

December 21
News - US Postal denies Actovegin use by riders, Lemond speaks, Cipollini suspended, Jalabert interview, Ruskys signs

December 22
News - US Postal denies Actovegin use by riders, Lemond speaks, Cipollini suspended, Jalabert interview, Ruskys signs
Results - USA

December 23 - 31
Tour of South China Sea - Hong Kong 2.5

December 23
News - Festina judgment handed down, first division trade teams in 2001, Pantani gets a new lawyer, Michaelsen worried, BCF Coach Education Courses

December 24
News - Frankie hangs it up, Mercury-Viatel 2001, Llaneras wants a road career, no president for Basque Federation, Michela Fanini team news, two more for Gresco-Tavira, Mundo Deportivo-Grup Bike, Cycling Australia news
Results - Australia

December 25
News - Cyclingnews.com's Christmas message, Skilled Bay Cycling Classic, Australian U23 team for ToW

December 26
News - Update from Marcel Wüst, Missaglia looks ahead, Roussel: there is still doping, Azevedo's plans, Joaquin Gomes to Nettisport
Results - Netherlands

December 27
News - Virenque decision tomorrow, Cecconi gets ready, Minguez reflects, Schenk moves up, Renäng AoY, Global Racing Team, Vuelta a Granada off, ANDYCA/RFEC, cyclingnews.com poll - 3 days left!

December 28
News - UCI and FFC to appeal, Ullrich still in South Africa, ToW teams announced, Fox back to amateurs, Yeti/Pearl Izumi 2001, Nokian X Treme

December 29
News - Virenque decision tomorrow, Cecconi gets ready, Minguez reflects, Schenk moves up, Renäng AoY, Global Racing Team, Vuelta a Granada off, ANDYCA/RFEC, cyclingnews.com poll - 3 days left!

December 30
News - Virenque - 9 months, Baal comments, Beloki to ONCE?, Sevilla signs, Somarriba awarded, Mattan and Planckaert stay in Spain, Farm Frites-Hartol add three

December 31
News - Beloki to ONCE for three years, UCI medical monitoring program, Alfa Lum close to completion, Bike School Maurizio Fondriest, Cyclingnews.com poll - last day
Results - Australia, Netherlands

UCI Abbreviations: 
Cat 1.* = One Day Event
Cat 2.* = Multi-stage Event
Cat. *.9.* = Women's Event
Cat *.7.* = Espoir (U23) Event
HC = Hors Categorie (above category
CM = World Championships
GT = Grand Tour 
CDM = World Cup Event;
CC = Continental Championships 
JR = Regional Games
NE = National Event (no UCI points) - usually a Belgian Kermesse Race
TR = Track Event