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85th Giro d'Italia (GT)

Italy, May 11-June 2, 2002

News for May 8, 2002

Latest newsflashes

May 25 - Mathew Hayman interview: Making hay while the sun shines
May 25 - Stage 12 wrap up, Post stage comments, Lunghi wins 12th stage, Simoni out, Saeco cancels journos' football game, Perfetto denies doping
May 24 - Stage 11 wrap up, Post stage comments, Simoni not in the clear yet, Cadel Evans re-launches website, Garzelli case to be heard on June 3, Frigo taken for a ride, Saeco pulls Simoni before B sample announced, Mercatone flicks Sgambelluri
May 23 - Stage 10 wrap up, Post stage comments, Simoni allowed to continue, regardless of B test, Mapei to continue in the Giro
May 22 - Stage 9 wrap up, Garzelli's B sample positive, Post stage comments, Gutted Garzelli to take a break from cycling, Cipollini comments, Castellano comments, Why probenecid?, Policeman admits to supplying Varriale and co. with doping products, Simoni non-negative for cocaine
May 21 - Stage 8 wrap up, Post stage comments, Santi Perez hospitalised with cranial trauma, Garzelli's counter-analysis due on Tuesday, Varriale and the wicked fridge

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Saeco-Longoni Sport for the Giro

The team of the defending champion, Gilberto Simoni, has announced its lineup for the 85th Giro d'Italia. Saeco-Longoni Sport will have Simoni as its undisputed leader, in his quest for a second pink jersey. Simoni will be accompanied by Spanish rider Igor Astarloa, riding in his first Giro, Biagio Conte, Fabio Sacchi, Alessio Galletti, Oscar Mason, Alessandro Spezialetti, Moldavian Igor Pugaci and Lithuanian Marius Sabaliauskas. Claudio Corti will manage the team, supported by directeurs sportifs Giuseppe Martinelli and Flavio Miozzo.

Lampre-Daikin for the Giro

The Lampre-Daikin team for the Giro d'Italia has been finalised. Led by previous winner Pavel Tonkov, the team will be working towards putting him in pink. The rest of the team is Massimo Codol, Mariano Piccoli, Sergio Barbero, Simone Bertoletti, Juan Manuel Garate, Milan Kadlec, Maximilian Sciandri, and Gabriele Missaglia. Team managers: Pietro Algeri and Maurizio Piovani.

In other Lampre news, Ludo Dierckxsens and Johan Verstrepen are the riders who will lead the team in the Quatre Jours de Dunkerque, which starts on May 8. In addition to the two Belgians, Raivis Belohvosciks, Alberto Loddo, Luciano Pagliarini, Manuel Quinziato, Zbigniew Spruch, and Jan Svorada will also ride. The team will be managed by Brent Copeland.

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