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Thursday, July 1
First Edition Cycling News - Life goes on like a song for Stuart O'Grady, Simoni ready, Scott Sunderland: Back at the Tour, Vasseur ban upheld, Dean happy, New Belgian team, Tour de France fantasy game 2004
Regional Cycling News - Nicole Reinhart sprint series, Fraser to defend, O'Loughlin back as champion, Ireland for Danny Boy
Special Cycling News - The high cost of controversy: Australia's leading cyclists snubbed, lose sponsors
Latest Cycling News - Gorka Gonzalez out, Vermaut's wife reflects, Armstrong book decision on Friday, UCI rankings correction: Petacchi number 1, Landbouwkrediet extends, German pre-Olympic men's team, Van der Zee in, Van De Vijver retires, Tour of Britain coming together, Basis gets a boost

Friday, July 2
First Edition Cycling News - Armstrong: Not a legend just yet, Millar placed under investigation, Ullrich relaxed, Johan Bruyneel: Cool, calm & collected, Di Luca out, Vasseur to Doubs, First Pro Tour team selection, Climbing Crow, Top tips for Fantasy Tour de France game
Cycling News Flash (update) - Anderson report clears named riders, Australian Olympic team nominations announced
Latest Cycling News - Hamilton as leader, Riis confident, Millar gets Olympic suspension, Devolder and Van den Broeck can stay, Van Heeswijk courted, Crédit Agricole extends, Lampre for the weekend

Saturday, July 3
First Edition Cycling News - Baden's about to Cooke up a storm, Millar expresses regret, British Cycling reacts, Bourquenoud kicks off in Liège, 27 countries represented, Rider stats, Prologue weather report, Armstrong loses appeal, No strike at national lab
Cycling News Flash - Crash for Matt White

Sunday, July 4
First Edition Cycling News - Cancellara's emotions run high, Anti-doping measures get tougher, Tough start for Aussies, Petacchi not seeing green, McEwen tired of the talk, Commissaire's communique, Medical communique, Mazzoleni's suspension lifted

Monday, July 5
First Edition Cycling News - Kirsipuu powers back, McGee suffering, Cipollini OK, Voigt chases yellow, Aussie reactions, Weather report, Medical communique, Cycling Australia hits back, Euskaltel doctor suspended, Di Luca wins in Italy, Beloki at square one, Wesemann injured
Latest Cycling News - Wilson the worker, Sunderland content, Julich confident, Beppe Turbo ready, Vandevelde back in le Tour, O'Grady down but not out, Ernesto speaks

Tuesday, July 6
First Edition Cycling News - McEwen finds his legs, Armstrong nervous, Ullrich under the weather, Medical communique, Commissaire's communique, National title for Tournant, Injury for Mason, CSC to Tour of Britain
Cycling News Extra - Australian round-up: Lucky country riders start to prove it
Cycling News Extra (updated) - What lies ahead: Lance Armstrong on the Tour so far, Ullrich TTT tactics, getting & defending yellow, the real start of the Tour and more.
Cycling News Extra - Tales from the Tour: Big Tour welcome back for Cipo, Bartoli still up for battle, Chicken cookin', Simeoni lawsuit against Armstrong continues, Beaming Bettini, Three weeks together: Tour roommates, Le Passage du Roi
Cycling News Extra - Ullrich does it his way, Piil on form, Bruyneel talks to Popovych

Wednesday, July 7
First Edition Cycling News - Nazon: "We are really riding in the Tour", Yellow jersey consolation for McEwen
Cycling News Extra - Australian round-up - A good day for some: McEwen in yellow, O'Grady: "Can anything else happen?", Rogers down again, More bad luck for McGee
Cycling News Extra - Lefevere on the Tour's cobbled classic, What’s Cookin’ Willi?, Cyclingnews meets Team Cyclingnews, Tour Medical Communique, Commissaires Communique, Stage four weather, Tour fantasy game prize round-up & top tips
Cycling News Extra - US road team for Athens, Australian team for Paralympic Games, Where's Manzano?, Saeco & Quick.Step for Uniqa Classic, Cofidis for Trofeo Agostinho, BMC sponsors third NYC Cycling Championship, Jonas Carney's Lehigh swan-song
Cycling News Extra - One second short: Cancellara comes back, Levi leaps ahead, A costly puncture for Sunderland, Roomies: Pippo and Matteo

Thursday, July 8
First Edition Cycling News - Posties dominate, Cofidis rides its race, Alessio-Bianchi celebrations scuppered, Voigt and Piil square off, Velo on the mend, Hamilton: "Cobbles in the Tour?", Boonen: "I hesitated", Commissaire's communique, Medical communique, Stage 5 weather
Cycling News Extra - Australian round-up - McEwen back in green, O'Grady still in the horrors, Sunderland's plans
Cycling News Extra - Rich to ride Marathon MTB world's, Manzano pops up, Bradley versus the boys, Back-road deal brings Navigators, McGuire all set in Westport, City at fault as Toronto cyclist 'doored'
Cycling News Extra - Spanish armada happier, Rabobank acquits itself well, 33 riders tested, Stage 8 live on SBS, Thomas Dekker gains Olympic selection, Phonak interested in Landis, Sijmens extends, Just two days to go for fantasy Tour

Firday, July 9
First Edition Cycling News - No Olympics for Armstrong, Why the Chicken crossed the road, Leblanc phases himself out, ASO wants answers on investigations, Calzati flies the flag, Seigneur out with stomach problems, Cyclingnews TdF Fantasy prize list confirmed!
Cycling News Extra - Australian round-up - Turnaround for O'Grady, McGee out, blow for Cooke, McEwen lucky, Pre race rambles
Cycling News Extra - Big blow for Bäckstedt, Petacchi down but not out, Simoni wants to go home, Medical communiqué, Commissaire's communiqué, Jolly good! Bobbies on Tour
Cycling News Extra - USA track squad for Junior World's announced, WADA comments ill-informed, Strong line-up for Brixia Tour, US Postal and Barloworld confirmed for Tour of Britain, Last chance for new shoes!
Cycling News Extra - Petacchi and Cipollini out, Post-stage 5 comments, An interview with Mark Scanlon, Riis and Julich on the TTT, Rast and Albasini free to go

Saturday, July 10
First Edition Cycling News - Boonen clicks into gear, Armstrong in two crashes, Hamilton and Pereiro suffer in crash, Flecha gets close, Alessio-Bianchi maintains the rage, Dekker wants to be first on Alpe d'Huez, Communiqués
Cycling News Extra - Australian round-up - Tour crash-fest good and bad for down under contingent: O'Grady takes green from McEwen, McEwen goes down hard, Cooke comes close, Pre-stage comments
Cycling News Extra - Dangerfield steps in to UK Olympic team, Dajka in doubt for Athens, Spaar Select ends sponsorship, Team LPR for Giro Medio Brenta, UCI extends Pro Tour application deadline, NYC Cycling Championship wants volunteers, adds junior race, Points competition added to Kerry Youth Tour 2004, Australian Polaris dates set, UCI Doping sanctions
Cycling News Flash - Brandt positive

Sunday, July 11
First Edition Cycling News - The youth movement continues, McEwen frustrated, Hamilton soldiers on, X-rays for Mayo, Petacchi's shoulder not seriously injured, Botero down but not out, Communiques, Stage 8 weather

Monday, July 12
First Edition Cycling News - A successful Tour for Thor, McEwen goes early, Ullrich and Armstrong, Hamilton content, Haselbacher defends, More Stage 7 comments, Medical communique, Guess these shoes
Cycling News Extra - Australian round-up - Aussies swap green again, Looks like rain - and break-aways, Wilson wants "a bit of a go", Rogers still waiting
Cycling News Flash (update) - Eadie hit with doping penalty - from 1999; French saga rolls on as family appeals to Pound
Cycling News Extra - Mayo looks forward to rest, Tosatto satisfied, Boonen tired, Baldato decked, Auger determined, Brandt proclaims innocence, Piil most aggressive rider, Ag2r tops prize list, Spanish Olympic team takes shape
Cycling News Flash - Casagranda and Hvastija excluded

Tuesday, July 13
First Edition Cycling News - Ullrich waiting for second half, Casagranda ejection: Saeco's response, Dumoulin out, Broken rib for Petacchi, Jens "turn it up" Voigt, Dutch TV audience high
Cycling News Extra - Tour restarts in Poulidor country, Health checks on rest day, Hamilton still in the hunt, Leipheimer on target, Voeckler to Athens?, Eadie lodges appeal over drug importing charge, Van Heeswijk continues

Wednesday, July 14
First Edition Cycling News - A delighted winner, Brandt's counter analysis positive, Sunderland on Hvastija's exclusion, With Liberty for all, Medical communique, Health checks, Stage 10 weather, Stage 10 Preview
Cycling News Extra - Australian Round up: A desperate lunge pays off, O'Grady, Morning banter
Cycling News Extra - Stage 10 preview: The real mountains begin, Canadian Olympic team - it's unofficial, Ride For Life welcomes new racers, De Bortoli Tour returns, Ontario team to Abitibi, Bill Murphy dies, Lehigh Valley Chariot races, Competitions update: last chance
Cycling News Extra - Landaluze hesitates too long, Quick.Step and Lotto-Domo at odds, Mayo hopes for La Mongie, A sad day for Hamilton, Eadie out, Kersten in, pending appeal, Arndt threatens to pull out of Olympics, Memorial Pantani grows, Australian Junior Road World's team, Ballivor Grand Prix

Thursday, July 15
First Edition Cycling News - Reborn on the 14th of July, Merckx angry, Hincapie cool as Tour stages go vertical, Leblanc regrets rider ejections, Medical communique, Leipheimer named to U.S. Olympic team
Cycling News Extra - Australian round-up: O'Grady still second; McEwen's green threatened, Voeckler gets by, Bruyneel: every second counts, Virenque vs Merckx, Hincapie to be a father
Cycling News Extra - Post-stage 10 quotes, Stage 11 preview: Rolling, rolling, rolling, More buns in the oven for Brioches La Boulangère, Tony Doyle crashes in L'Etape du Tour, Rossner retaliates, Marty returns to Manhattan to defend NYCCC title

Friday, July 16
First Edition Cycling News - Mission accomplished, Flecha gets close, Stage 12 preview, Levi excited for Athens, Not just a dog, Brandt uses tainted supplement defense, Bäckstedt withdraws, Communique, Weather, Two back in Oktos fold, Irish XC Championship preview
Cycling News Extra - McEwen cuts through, O'Grady's team spirit, Sunderland chases, Morning banter & stage 10 tales
Cycling News Extra - Armstrong responds to LeMond, Padrnos and Zanini in danger, Moncoutié's boss loses bet, Voeckler credits team effort; inspires French, Fleming gets Olympic berth, Irish riders head for Europe
Cycling News Flash - Padrnos and Zanini stay
Cycling News Extra - Voeckler hurting, Mayo ready, Ullrich expectant, Kessler transferred to Freiburg, More SBS live Tour action, US Men's Olympic MTB team named, Murrysville Cycling Classic

Saturday, July 17
First Edition Cycling News - The contenders step forward, Hincapie happy, Ullrich surprised, Godefroot floored, Julich: "It's good to be back", Sastre gets close, ASO loses appeal to boot Padrnos and Zanini, Brandt sacked, Medical communique, French Olympic team takes shape
Cycling News Extra - Armstrong pours cold water on doubters, Rogers solid, Other Aussies exhausted, Stage 13 preview: Harder and longer, Morning banter at the Village Départ, Basso asks for privacy, Dajka cleared by Customs, US Women's Olympic MTB team named

Sunday, July 18
First Edition Cycling News - Closer to yellow, Climb-o-Rama, Bruyneel the tactician, Basso brilliant again, Caucchioli solid, Leipheimer runs out of gas, Hamilton abandons, Medical communique
Cycling News Extra - Stage 14 preview: Green sea for sprinters, Basso the most dangerous, All good for Alessio-Bianchi, R.A.G.T. needs to buckle-up, McConneloug appeals, Cyclist crushed to death

Monday, July 19
First Edition Cycling News - The right moment to go, Voeckler ready for some rest, CSC ups and downs, Klöden has carte blanche, Mancebo concedes, USPS and ASO not speaking, Carbon chef, Medical communique, Commissaire's communique, Prize money so far
Cycling News Extra - McEwen edges ahead, Rogers aiming for top 20, looks to Paris, All part of the job for Sunderland
Cycling News Extra - Armstrong still on the retirement fence, Hinault joins LeMond/Armstrong fray, Eadie camp considers legal action, People Cycle for Abitibi and Ireland, East Point Velodrome gets grant
Cycling News Extra - Post-stage 14 quotes, Pevenage at odds with T-Mobile, Assocorridori vs. ASO, French Olympic men's road team named, Zubeldia to ride the Vuelta, Eadie wins appeal, Australian Juniors for LA, Shamless plug dept.
Cycling News Flash - Bruylandts positive for EPO

Tuesday, July 20
First Edition Cycling News - Where have all the favourites gone?, Postal watch, Basso remains calm, Piil abandons, Nice and easy?, Dutch Olympic team focuses on Van Heeswijk, Den Bakker breaks collarbone, Saeco with Cunego and Di Luca in Brixia Tour, Reynaud extends, Barle signs
Cycling News Extra - Bruyneel plans the last week, Mayo out, Ullrich surprised, Heras tries to stay positive, Lotto-Domo concerned about Alpe d'Huez, Scanlon battles the mountains, White on the mend, Lampre team gets together
Cycling News Extra - Cofidis drops Millar, Belgians recommend four years for Bruylandts, Saeco snubbed for Olympics

Wednesday, July 21
First Edition Cycling News - The maillot jaune changes hands, The end of the dream, Riis defends his tactics, Caucchioli loses time, Communiques
Cycling News Extra - Green jersey race hinges on stage 18, Armstrong looks forward to l'Alpe, Scary days ahead for Rogers, Netherlands wants Tour start, Bettini aims for Athens, Pre-race banter, Grafton to Inverell launch, Florit makes Athens, Australian Olympic Committee selects Eadie and Kersten, E."J" Rogut dies
Cycling News Extra - Rogers' worlds may be golden after all, Cycling Australia renominates Eadie to Athens squad
Cycling News Extra - L'Alpe d'Huez: The time to beat, Basso looking forward to l'Alpe, Virenque tries again, 2005 Jacob's Creek Tour Down Under launched, McConneloug wins appeal, Competitions update: new pair up for grabs

Thursday, July 22
First Edition Cycling News - A sign of the times, Ullrich rising, Post-race comments, Caucchioli keeps ninth, Simoni's had enough, Hamilton in one piece, Millar offered spot in Amore e Vita
Cycling News Extra - T-Mobile wants the podium, McEwen not happy after Alpe heckling, Leblanc admits Alpe TT "not so good", O'Grady considers a beer stop, Cooke slowed by leg woes
Cycling News Extra - 2005 Jacobs Creek Tour Down Under launched: New stage venue; 2005 Australian national's; Jacobs Creek Ride to Cure Diabetes; Course details
Cycling News Extra - Bruyneel argues against relegation, Another one bites the dust as Heras pulls out, Tombak out, Voigt defends himself, Armstrong tops TT count, Rodriguez set to challenge Nothstein in NYC

Friday, July 23
First Edition Cycling News - Only the strongest survive, Ullrich defends Voigt, Seventh polka dot jersey for Virenque, Simoni goes down fighting, Caucchioli slips a place, Tour spectator falls to his death, Communiques, Countdown to Pro Tour, 2007 BMX World's in Canada
Cycling News Extra - Armstrong's last Tour?, Levi and the Bandit, Christian at Liberty, Bobby's wrist report, Bartoli for Athens, Merckx agrees with "No Gifts" Armstrong, Verbrugghe wants to show himself on birthday, More post-stage comments, Beloki to Saunier Duval, San Rafael Cycling Classic cancelled

Saturday, July 24
First Edition Cycling News - David vs. Goliath, Simeoni nailed by Armstrong, , McEwen loses a point, The secret of CSC's success?, Commissaire's communique, Medical communique, Doping control, UCI signs WADA Anti-Doping Code, Interest in Caucchioli, Finnegan on the prowl, again!
Cycling News Extra - Australian round up: McEwen not resting up yet, Hushovd optimistic, Pre race comments

Sunday, July 25
First Edition Cycling News - Armstrong on top of his game,, Karpets cleans up, Etxebarrias not in agreement with Armstrong, An interview with Ludovic Martin, Bruylandts sacked, M Donnelly Junior Tour gearing up
Cycling News Extra - Green jersey: McEwen almost there, Klöden surprised, Hoban: "Other riders should try harder", Rogers disappointed

Monday, July 26
First Edition Cycling News - Armstrong atop Tour pantheon, Ullrich gets close, Julich's ups and downs, Alessio-Bianchi satisfied, Armstrong to race in Prague, Voigt extends, T-Mobile to Britain, Big women's field for the International-Tour de Toona
Cycling News Extra - Former US Postal doctor speaks out, Danielson smashes Mt. Evans record, Soap stars & cycling legends tackle L'Alpe, Lampre for Tour of Portugal, Barloworld for Tour of Portugal, Olympians head for Round 6 of NORBA, SBS to broadcast Athens Paralympic Games
Cycling News Extra - Post-Tour headlines, Six for them, too, Floyd, mo-fo of the mountains, Scotty seeks, On the attack, Vandevelde and son all smiles in Paris, Top 10 again Leipheimer, Nee enjoys his Tour commissaire debut

Tuesday, July 27
First Edition Cycling News - Police visit Vandenbroucke, Pantani inquest to rule out suicide, Congratulations for Armstrong from Bush & Kerry, Clignet retires, Beloki confirms, Fassa Bortolo for Tour of Portugal, Javier Otxoa movie in the works, Palmer-Komar "honoured"
Latest Cycling News - Inevitable comparisons, Armstrong after the Tour, More Tour headlines, RAGT Satisfied, Substantial TV audience in France, Belgian Olympic selection, Vandenbroucke fires shots, Millar hopes to set example, Cofidis to drop Lelli?

Wednesday, July 28
First Edition Cycling News - Jan not happy, Italian police question Simeoni, Dean's Tour highlight, Rabobank for forthcoming races, Carmichael reveals Armstrong strategy, Dutch rider hospitalized after crash, Irish bank holiday racing, Free admission to Lehigh Velodrome, Haywood appeals
Latest Cycling News - Zabel back on top, McEwen not on the dotted line yet, Basso doesn't rule out Giro, Fassa Bortolo, Cofidis for HEW Cyclassics, Illes Balears recce the Vuelta, Danny Clark in hit and run, Fantasy Tour de France results announced

Thursday, July 29
First Edition Cycling News - Ullrich: Armstrong too strong, Vinokourov to Regio Tour, Crédit Agricole drops espoir program, Bergman suspended, Forgery in Vasseur case, Kerry Youth Tour gets set, Lance the movie
Cycling News Flash - Meirhaeghe positive, stops immediately
Latest Cycling News - Bergman sacked, may lose NRC points, Aussie women ready for Athens, Mayo to ride the Vuelta, Cofidis to Normandy, Young Bernaudeau begins, World's team members to LVV, Mickey Francoise obituary
Special Edition Cycling News - Dajka's spot in Athens squad faces new threat, Selective leaks or reporting designed to defame?, Growth hormone test is go

Friday, July 30
First Edition Cycling News - Injuries revealed for McEwen, Popovych close to Discovery, Canadian trio for Athens, Aug back in action, Illes Balears for Getxo, New velodrome for Edinburgh, Moriarty and Crotty Cups
Cycling News Flash - Kersten in, Dajka out of Australian Olympic squad
Latest Cycling News - World Cup resumes in Hamburg, More teams for HEW Cyclassics, UCI give the all clear for Tour dope controls, Answers found in Pantani's death, Belgian doctor expects more doping cases, Pedal for Scotland

Saturday, July 31
First Edition Cycling News - Kersten bound for Germany, unsure of a guaranteed ride, Armstrong speaks of seven, Another break for Jaksche, Roche begins with Cofidis, Eindhoven wants team time trial, Internal investigation in Vasseur case, Record audience for Track World Cup, Support for VDB