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Sunday, August 1
First Edition Cycling News - Riders excited about racing in the Big Apple, Van Petegem returns to fore, hGH tests questioned, McEwen signs for two years, Popovych still negotiating, Return of Rumsas, Piil out of Olympics, Dajka leaves Germany, Stagiaire contract for Weylandt

Monday, August 2
First Edition Cycling News - Rodriguez contemplates Olympic Passover, Haywood speaks, Ullrich still in T-Mobile fold, Beloki looks to Vuelta, Phonak for Burgos, Quick.Step for Burgos and GP Camaiore, Tendinitis for Mercado, Vuelta stays with TVE
Cycling News Extra - Australian cyclists - besieged at home, triumphant abroad, Gary Sutton keeps the juniors on track
Latest Cycling News - Mountains await in shortened Vuelta a Burgos, Merckx and Gilbert satisfied at HEW, Bergman suspension: Jelly Belly riders react, Rabobank wants to keep Leipheimer, Liberty Seguros for Clasica San Sebastian, Tales from the track, Dajka misses deadline to appeal

Tuesday, August 3
First Edition Cycling News - Popovych to Discovery, Tour 2005 starts in Vendée, Svorada ready for third Olympics, Jaksche will race, Bartoli out of Olympics, Dajka's appeal will be heard, Fassa Bortolo for Clasica San Sebastian, M Donnelly Junior Tour is go
Latest Cycling News - Francisco Mancebo: Mr. Consistency, Klöden sought after, Cycling Australia CEO flies to Germany, Bush and Kerry earn honorary IMBA memberships, Mid-Atlantic Cyclo-Cross Championship Series, Rider dies in Wisconsin race, Obituary: Bob Thom

Wednesday, August 4
First Edition Cycling News - O'Grady goes for gold, Cofidis affair: police question Lelli, Portuguese champion positive, Cofidis for San Sebastian, Tour of Hope DC ride open, Austinites to welcome Armstrong home, Fuentes disputes positive, Changes for 2005 Captech Classic, San Jose track series boosts prize list
Cycling News Flash - Millar suspended, stripped of title
Latest Cycling News - Klöden on the market, Mancebo out, Vinokourov and Savoldelli in Germany, CSC Ready for home tour, Illes Balears and Fassa Bortolo for San Sebastian, McCann smashes Irish 10-mile TT, LAF Fundraiser exceeds expectations

Thursday, August 5
First Edition Cycling News - Millar banned for two years, Mancebo okay, Evans ponders move, Analysis: Witch hunting, Van Goolen denies, Lelli still in custody, Kazakhstan Olympic team, Rast re-signs, Armstrong to Tour of Courage, Dajka hearing today, Lehigh Velodrome
Latest Cycling News - Clasica San Sebastian - Klasika Donostia Preview, Team rosters for Clasica San Sebastian, Pagliarini to Athens, Stagiaires for Ag2r-Prévoyance, Tour of Maplewood returns

Friday, August 6
First Edition Cycling News - Changes afoot for Kelme, Freire extends with Rabobank, Alessio-Bianchi and Phonak for San Sebastian, Yus looking for change, Lelli placed under investigation, Richest US criterium, Interest for North Carolina velodrome, Tour of Britain to bolster London Olympic bid, Knapp Communications is hiring
Latest Cycling News - Lelli admits, Kersten may have been slipped drug, Metlushenko and Gryschenko on the hunt, Poll finds Pro Tour not well explained, Cincinnati brain surgeon makes use of helmet

Saturday, August 7
First Edition Cycling News - Voeckler keeps his feet on the ground, Queensland keeps Aussie nationals, Two more for Discovery, Rubiera and Aldag out of San Sebastian, Bettini's backup, No distractions for Zijlaard-Van Moorsel, Australian paralympians head to Athens, Illes Balears and Cofidis for Tour de l'Ain, Verbruggen wins case against Voet

Sunday, August 8
First Edition Cycling News - Perdiguero happy with Matxin, Yates set for Olympics, pro ranks, Vasseur sticks with Cofidis, Kersten reacts to reports, Freddy Gonzalez to Lampre, Bricaud to leave La Boulangère?, Euskaltel for Urkiola, San Sebastian health checks, Cunego to visit children's hospital, LAF jersey fundraiser

Monday, August 9
First Edition Cycling News - Bad luck for Ullrich, Vino set for Athens, Hauptman ambivalent about Olympics, Voeckler stays, Chavanel goes, Haywood loses appeal, Drugs seized in Guadeloupe, Daelmans out, All roads lead to Drogheda
Latest Cycling News - An interview with Oscar Sevilla, Australian sprint squad still juggling, Bates explains, Coach confident in Australian team, Blackgrove to ride TT for NZ, Blood testing to be widespread at Olympics
Cycling News Flash - Camenzind positive for EPO

Tuesday, August 10
First Edition Cycling News - Peña rides TT for Colombia, Aerts comes back home, Good training for Ljungskog, Maserati for LPR, Elite criterium in Tour of Britain finale, Australian National's host drug awareness program, Women's Prestige Series names teams for Bermuda
Latest Cycling News - Athens promises unique festival of cycling, Vai Azzuri: Ballerini's boys ready, Camenzind ends career, Verbrugghe to decide on team, Youngest Schleck to CSC, Tour de l'Ain

Wednesday, August 11
First Edition Cycling News - Navigators assured for 2005, British trackies expect medals, Rast replaces Camenzind, Hincapie US best hope, Beltran renews, Steve Miller Band to welcome home Armstrong, Pantani statue planned, Tammy Thomas turns to the law, Mid-Atlantic Team Sprint Championship
Latest Cycling News - Top one day riders in Athens showdown, Belgium: A small but quality delegation, After a fine Tour, France hopes for Olympic success, Mactier chases the dream, Athens track cycling sold out, Bruylandts gets a year and a half, Scheuneman to Rabobank

Thursday, August 12
First Edition Cycling News - USA Olympic TT spot decided, Boulangère's new sponsor, Spanish MTBer out, Australian track options open, O'Grady aims for golden start, Kazakhstan team changes, Boven renews
Cycling News Extra - Revisit the Sydney Olympic course, Surrey League Five-day, New Melbourne track ready for Oceanias
Latest Cycling News - Women's Road Race: Select band of favourites, German Olympic powerhouse returns, Ullrich to miss opening ceremony, Dutch ride the course, Athens track slow, Australian Paralympic team named, Phonak announces 13

Friday, August 13
First Edition Cycling News - Enter the Dutch, Astarloa eyes Olympic rings, Longo's adventure continues, WADA Confident in tests, Dajka loses final bid, Quick.Step-Davitamon divorce, Two more teams for Pro Tour, Merckx still deciding, Sentjens extends, Jittery Joe's signs Elken
Latest Cycling News - Professionals make Olympic cycling "more visible", Virenque dreams of a medal, Rogers rates TT as tough, McGee celebrates Games early, Petito a dad for the second time, USAC announces MTB World's automatic qualifiers, Wellens has new sponsor, Webcor recovers stolen bike

Saturday, August 14
First Edition Cycling News - Hamilton seeks redemption in Athens, An interview with Michael Barry, Stephens: Three Aussies with a chance, Cycling drug tests fall foul of security, Dominique Arnould as D.S., Irish team for Tour of Britain, USA discretionary picks for MTB World's

Sunday, August 15
First Edition Cycling News - Olympics road race starts the action, More post-race comments, Tough day for Aussies, Crash takes out Astarloa and others, Lithuanian women's drama, Armstrong at home, Austin parties for Armstrong, White readies for wife's Olympics, Don't paint the roads

Monday, August 16
First Edition Cycling News - Women's Road Race: Post race comments, Americans come up short, Van Moorsel hurt, Voeckler experiences the Olympics, McEwen feels the axe, The "joys" of covering the Olympics, Lampre for trittico Lombardo, Professional Women's team launched in the U.S.
Latest Cycling News - Arndt angry at German federation, Cooke "devastated", Van Moorsel hopeful for the TT, Bessette doing better, Thomas Dekker crashes, Bäckstedt calls it a season, US Postal-Berry Floor for Tour of Britain

Tuesday, August 17
First Edition Cycling News - Van Moorsel will ride TT, An interview with Michael Rogers, Wood aims for the TT, Australian track team arrrives, UCI rankings: Bettini to number one, 58th Coppa Ugo Agostoni, Freire to lead Rabobank in Vuelta, Nothstein at Lehigh this Friday, Nebraska USCF State Road Race
Latest Cycling News - Wind likely factor in Olympic time trial, No TT replacement for Bäckstedt, Pitel suffers fracture, Hoy crashes in Athens, Armstrong varies his outlook, Gentlemen prefer bikes: Fred Mengoni, No Vuelta for La Boulangère

Wednesday, August 18
First Edition Cycling News - Men's time trial wide open, Women's field small but elite, Favourites tip each other, Julich rides in Grewal's wheel-tracks, Reed likely to skip 500m, Mayo out of Vuelta, Raisin moves up, US 'Cross nationals venues, All-Ireland Youth Championships
Latest Cycling News - Gané hopes to end with gold, 50-50 Chance for Kersten, Brandt awaits decision, Elevated hematocrits at Tre Valli Varesine, Seven Pro Tour candidates, Quick.Step keeps Bramati and Zanini, San Francisco's longest-running race

Thursday, August 19
First Edition Cycling News - "Angry" Hamilton's comeback of the year, Bruyneel salutes Eki, Van Moorsel beats the pain, Barry excited, Australians react to Valen comments, Ulmer increases focus for Athens, Future stars at Lehigh Velodrome, Australian national MTB team
Latest Cycling News - Bettini vs. Rebellin in Zurich, Longo: Why stop now?, Gutierrez suffered, Merckx gets deep field for GP, Interest in Paulinho, Relax-Bodysol for Vuelta, Ullrich close to Coast settlement

Friday, August 20
First Edition Cycling News - Motivation key for American TTs, Women's and men's Olympic track previews, Valen apologises, Van Moorsel to end in January, Fédrigo joins Bernaudeau, Gonzalez-Lampre deal falls short, Cafés Baqué reinforces, Landbouwkrediet recruits
Latest Cycling News - Great Britain favourites for kilo, Mactier is ready, Fiedler crashes, Ullrich lacked motivation, Championship of Zurich, Steels set for Omega Pharma-Lotto, Rooijakkers to AXA, Tour of Slovakia, 2005 NZ National MTB Series

Saturday, August 21
First Edition Cycling News - An interview with Anna Meares, Baugé's time will come, Peden withdraws from Olympics, USPRO Criterium Championships, Bartoli back for Zurich, Garzelli skips Zurich, Another fracture for Julich, Moreno returns, Bodrogi and Vogondy to Crédit Agricole, Trophée d'Or Féminin, Stockburger & Much to Junior World's

Sunday, August 22
First Edition Cycling News - Brad beats Brad in friendly pursuit rivalry, McGee satisfied, Olympic MTB course damaged, Ullrich to skip Zurich, USA to Cuba Pan Am Masters, Bennati to Saeco, Illiano unfit, Petacchi back in Netherlands, Phonak for Eneco Tour, Cooke becomes spectator

Monday, August 23
First Edition Cycling News - More velodrome records fall, Bettini closing in on World Cup, No Discovery for Merckx, Totschnig extends, Hinault back, Pino stays with Phonak, Dierckxsens sees double, Ireland's Sheeffry Challenge
Latest Cycling News - Everyone agrees, the track is fast, Missing decals - what's the story?, Lampre rides the Eneco Tour, Boogerd in for Rabobank in Eneco Tour, Svensson replaces Renäng in Slovakia, Tour of the Tamar Vineyards, Claude to Bouygues, Young Dutch rider injured

Tuesday, August 24
First Edition Cycling News - Relief for winning pursuit team, Mactier: Project LA, Hamilton to Vuelta, Pineau wants Verona, Verbrugghe to Quick.Step, Verbruggen tips McQuaid, Colombian doping sanctions
Latest Cycling News - Barras not celebrating big yet, Bos looks forward to semi-finals, Meares up against Muenzer, British and Australians appeal for extra medals, O'Grady to ride Madison, S.A.T.S. reacts to Valen comments, Paris-Brussels, Giro and Vuelta to be reduced?

Wednesday, August 25
First Edition Cycling News - A lap-fest and two tough sprints, Bayley gets angry, Canadian track team triumphs, Dawson happy, Webb reveals track work, Pearce battles, Eadie heads for down time, Saeco for upcoming races, Australian Polaris, HPV speedsters $230,000 prize
Latest Cycling News - Aitken backs O'Grady, All or nothing for Newton, Leipheimer to leave Rabobank, Evans still negotiating, Pollack to T-Mobile, Werner extends, Brochard to Bouygues Telecom, GP Tell, Two Malaysians killed

Thursday, August 26
First Edition Cycling News - Two more golds complete Australian domination, Bayley cheers 'insane' golds, Mirabella happy, Slyusareva, Barras: Mission accomplished, Brandt exonerated, Phonak for the Vuelta, Freuler extends, Yus stays, Lehigh Morning Call Rider of the Year
Latest Cycling News - Inspired choice for madison gold, Walsh proud of Aussie success, Gané's motivation gone, Rousseau to head French track, Celestino quits Saeco, Paulinho to Liberty Seguros, Ullrich back in September, Alessio and Euskaltel for Vuelta

Friday, August 27
First Edition Cycling News - Canadian women fired up for MTB, Previewing the Mountain Bike course, Heinz out of women's MTB, GP Ouest France-Plouay, Casero still in limbo, Van Petegem out of GP Merckx, Sutherland moves up, Rabobank for Vuelta, Rumsas back in court, Clergy supports Westport criterium
Latest Cycling News - Medal consolation for team pursuiters, Americans on the move, Rabobank can't afford Valverde, Rabobank interested in Bos, Saeco stagiaires, Vandenbroucke saga continues, Vermaut's clothing donated, World Journalists Championships

Saturday, August 28
First Edition Cycling News - Martinez doesn't miss the road, Petacchi out again, Season over for Bertogliati, Competition for Tour stages, Dekkers back to Rabobank III, Di Grégorio turns pro, Teams for T-Mobile International

Sunday, August 29
First Edition Cycling News - Aussies dusted in Athens, Museeuw tips Gilbert, Kirsipuu ready for change, Gerosa to Liquigas, Ullrich uncertain for World's, Merckx to skip, Rebellin goes ex-pat?, Forced stop for Gili, Fassa Bortolo for Gippingem, Critical Mass gets political in NYC
Cycling News Flash - Calle positive in Olympic women's points race; Mirabella into bronze

Monday, August 30
First Edition Cycling News - Pros return to fire up the 'Grafton', Two veterans depart, Vini Caldirola sacks Gili, Alternative power source: Ryan Bayley, People Cycle seeks juniors
Latest Cycling News - Aitor Gonzalez: I'll be back, Rous extends, Exodus from RAGT, Totschnig out, Walters injured in Binghampton, Team CSC for Vuelta, Fassa Bortolo for Vuelta & Tropheo Melinda, Phonak for Italian trio

Tuesday, August 31
First Edition Cycling News - Walters out but OK, Marco Marzano joins Lampre, Moos injured, Llaneras through 2007, Chiesa to Fassa Bortolo, Quick.Step for Vuelta and Britain, U.S. Gran Prix of Cyclocross
Latest Cycling News - Liberty Seguros, US Postal, Lampre for Vuelta, Rebellin decides for Argentina, Steels confirms with Omega Pharma-Lotto, Murro to Domina, Ronde van Nederland no more, Australians hoping to turn gold into dollars, Cancer charity races in Sydney raise $50K