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Tuesday, June 1
First Edition Cycling News - A King is crowned: Cunego on Italy's cycling throne, All eyes on Cunego, Ukrainian rhapsody, The Giro wants Lance, The return of Der Kaiser?, Phonak for France, 15 Qualified for Wachovia Junior PCT
Latest Cycling News - 2004 Euskal Bizikleta: Basquing in the mountains, Drugs found in Cles, Horse hormones found in French's room, Gaggioli suspended for remainder of the season, Donations wanted for Australian Paralympic Team, Odds for USPRO Championship

Wednesday, June 2
First Edition Cycling News - Quick-Step confirms, Canadian Tour prologue "can't be done", Tour of Britain route outlined, Lehigh Valley Velodrome opening night, Cycling among top five tested sports, Cycling commended in fight against obesity, Win a team bike in basis sweepstakes
Latest Cycling News - Indurain: Armstrong faces tough challenge, Riis: Ullrich needs to work harder, Three riders fail hematocrit tests at Euskal Bizikleta, Four Spanish squads ask for Pro Tour admission, Rochelle Gilmore: I felt my collarbone snap, Alexia dedicates song to Pantani, 20 riders selected for Tour of Hope, Six Days of Rotterdam is back

Thursday, June 3
First Edition Cycling News - Valverde threatens, Euskaltel plays down Extebarria, Belda's last year, Popovich, Garzelli takes a break, Dean back, $7775 for THF, Thorton Waste Three-Day, Beware email scams, AmEx to donate to Reinhart Fund, Summer 'cross
Latest Cycling News - David Etxebarria: Not the end of the world, Beloki still unknown, Gilbert looks ahead, Deignan to Ag2r-Prévoyance, CSC for Dauphiné, New French track championships, Finot's back

Friday, June 4
First Edition Cycling News - Brioches La Boulangère to stop, RAGT Sits out Pro Tour, Danielson learns to race Pais Vasco style, Allergies hamper Beloki, Quick.Step and Cofidis for Dauphiné, Scanlon races up world rankings, Ulmer to race with TDS-Schwalbe, Giro Fantasy competition winners
Latest Cycling News - 14th Classique des Alpes, Popovych leads Landbouwkrediet-Colnago in Classique des Alpes, Casagrande comes back, New Zealand Olympic squad named, New team for Emma James, US champion injured, Huge field expected for Fitchburg Longsjo Classic, Road circuit approved for Lidcombe Auburn CC

Saturday, June 5
First Edition Cycling News - Philly favourites talk tactics, Beloki malcontent, Steels tips Boonen, Fracture for Osa, Evans to lead in Austria

Sunday, June 6
First Edition Cycling News - Pre-Tour showdown at the Dauphiné-Libéré, USPRO Championships/Liberty Classic double on Sunday, Cipollini says yes to Tour, Kelme riders promised money on Monday, Thousands show to support Nicole Reinhart's memory, McCauley seals Olympic place, More changes to Colombian Olympic team, Kingsnorth Wheelers looking for riders

Monday, June 7
First Edition Cycling News - No bluffing for Mayo, Quick.Step conquers Germany, US Postal successor gets Armstrong, Rinero OK after crash, La Boulangère doctor rebuffs Beloki, Lavenu not amused
Latest Cycling News - Beloki not going to the Tour?, Gaggioli defends himself, Casagrande looks forward to Switzerland, Garzelli to Tour de Suisse, Rebellin to skip Italian Championships, Saeco opts out of Pro Tour, Ronde van Limburg annulled, U.S. receives six Olympic track start positions

Tuesday, June 8
First Edition Cycling News - Ullrich closer to target, Wegmann takes a break, No Tour for Rebellin, Phonak ready for home tour, RAGT down but not out, Large field for Nature Valley Grand Prix, Lehigh Valley Velodrome TT series
Latest Cycling News - Baal remains skeptical, Armstrong's warning, Mayo more ambitious, Beloki could stay, Millar's lost time, Cofidis at odds with French charter, Boogerd becomes a dad

Wednesday, June 9
First Edition Cycling News - Beloki & the Tour, British Olympic team announced, T-Mobile, Fassa Bortolo, Raffle for Phinney Foundation, Irish skills and grass track racing, US Olympic trials needs volunteers
Latest Cycling News - Different format for 68th Tour de Suisse, French suspended two years, Hamburger could miss Olympics, The legend of Mont Ventoux, Basso prepares for Tour, Cofidis tribute to Kivilev, Tour de l'Avenir parcours, RAGT Hires new doctor

Thursday, June 10
First Edition Cycling News - Pichon injured, Armstrong to test new kit on Ventoux, Mayo backs Lance, O'Grady keeps pace in the mountains, Beloki: Armstrong favourite, Horrach out of Tour, Arvesen likely, Giro d'Italia tests, Fewer Athens places for Germany, NORBA round four, Vale Alaric Gayfer, Lehigh Valley, Yoplait women's summit
Latest Cycling News - Rasmussen satisfied, Ullrich sets sights on Tour de Suisse, Phonak's Tour team takes shape, Olympic opening for Dekker the younger?, Petacchi to test Athens course, Alessio-Bianchi, Little racing for Vandenbroucke, Illes Balears-Banesto, ACT-UPMC to Korea

Friday, June 11
First Edition Cycling News - Armstrong loses time, not confidence, Massive raids in Italian anti-doping swoop, Sunderland in Olympic shadow team, Correction: Mont Ventoux
Latest Cycling News - Mayo's Ventoux performance, Moreau suffers, Pichon still in serious condition, Serge Baguet of the Tour, Vinokourov loses driver's licence, Marco Polo aims high in Korea, Colavita seeking sponsors, Sean Nolan Grand Prix

Saturday, June 12
First Edition Cycling News - UCI announces Pro Tour licence candidates, Death in Colombia, Colombian blood tests, Hincapie & O'Grady's Dauphiné exploit, Gerolsteiner Tour team, Kelme riders paid, Tour of Britain teams, Volta a Catalunya teams, Dietsch checks out Marathon world's course, Tour de Gastown seeks volunteers

Sunday, June 13
First Edition Cycling News - First victory for Ullrich, Rasmussen according to plan, Mayo still guarded, Who is Paul Crake?, More surgery for Pichon, Gusev back, Camerini suspended

Monday, June 14
First Edition Cycling News - Next stop: Tour de France, New image challenge for Armstrong, Vinokourov out, CSC Tour team, Ten Japanese riders for Athens, McCann, O'Loughlin battle for Olympic place
Latest Cycling News - Armstrong sweats the details, Ullrich does it his way, Vino out for three weeks, Euskaltel-Euskadi ready for Catalunya, Vermaut suffers Heart attack, Sprint stars to Edinburgh Grand Prix, Moriarty likely to miss Championships, UCI doping news, TV schedule for WCS/CapTech Classic

Tuesday, June 15
First Edition Cycling News - 84th Volta a Catalunya, Armstrong fires back, No Tour for Vinokourov, McEwen: "Talk is cheap", Jeanson gets a warning, Basso hones TT form, Irish Criterium Championships, Swedish Olympic selection, Quick.Step for Ster Elektrotoer
Latest Cycling News - Armstrong in USA, Tough break for T-Mobile, Walsh: "Circumstantial evidence", to continue, Zabel to Ster Elektrotoer, Beloki in the Alps, Artetxe in doubt for Tour, Fulton Flyers to Tour de L'Abitibi, Auction for Mactier
Cycling News Flash - US Postal successor unveiled

Wednesday, June 16
First Edition Cycling News - Discovery lands Armstrong & Postal, Zberg, Forster & Steinhauser crash out, Godefroot: "Bad luck", Mayo plays down 'favourite' tag, Scott Sunderland on LA Confidential, Pro contract for McCann, UK track resurfaced, Lehigh Valley Velodrome Madison Challenge
Latest Cycling News - Beloki out of La Boulangère, Bruyneel: Deal good; Ullrich hurt by Vino withdrawal, Tour chief puts pressure on Saeco and Cofidis, UCI rankings: Zabel still on top, Ben Kersten takes giant step towards Olympics

Thursday, June 17
First Edition Cycling News - Beloki confirms - no TdF, Phone taps implicate Italian riders, Garzelli takes a break, Surgery for Förster, Pichon leaves intensive care, Cofidis for Route du Sud, Museeuw "doored", Irish selector stands, Irish track championships, NORBA Mount Snow
Latest Cycling News - Boonen can't wait, Bouyer sidelined, Verbruggen trusts Armstrong, Evans and Savoldelli at Route du Sud, Last GP des Nations, Madison returns at LVV

Friday, June 18
First Edition Cycling News - Mazzoleni suspended, Aebersold regrets GC slide, UCI to sign anti-doping code, French judge to hear Armstrong case, Petacchi tests Athens, Pencolé retires, First teams for the Univest GP
Latest Cycling News - Ullrich expects more attacks, Cioni moves up, Opposition calls for inquiry into AIS track cycling program, Swiss Cycling gets tougher, Short but tough 28th Route du Sud, Fassa Bortolo announces Tour team, Alvaro Gonzalez to miss Tour

Saturday, June 19
First Edition Cycling News - Big decider for Scanlon, Virenque's modest ambitions, Hamburger gets to Greece, Calzati training, Top teams for Tour of Britain, Venezuela for PanAm Championships, LVV Hall of Fame Inductees
Special Edition Cycling News - Australia's track cycling doping scandal: French faces blowtorch from sports authorities

Sunday, June 20
First Edition Cycling News - Bernaudeau's sponsor search, Kristin Armstrong to Athens, Pevenage sees turnaround, No cakewalk at Tour de Suisse, No Tour for Freire, Crashes keep Piil from jersey

Monday, June 21
First Edition Cycling News - Morale boost for Ullrich, Defending Motorola, Di Luca speaks out, McCartney heads for Athens, Car drives into Ster Elektrotoer peloton, Death of Charly Grosskost
Latest Cycling News - Lifetime Olympic ban for French, Heras confident, Perdiguero confirms, Rabobank keeps Kroon, France's Olympic MTB team set, Return of the Tour de l'Ouest

Tuesday, June 22
First Edition Cycling News - French to assist new enquiry, Court setback for Armstrong, Quick.Step names Tour team, Saeco for Italian championships, Lampre for Italy and elsewhere
Cycling News Flash - Cycling Australia welcomes inquiry; Riders deny involvement
Latest Cycling News - Rabobank names Tour team, T-Mobile's (unofficial) Tour squad, VDB back to racing, Belgians examine Museeuw, Planckaert, Peers dossiers, Paul Rowney retires, Danish talent to Dutch MTB team, Kieran McMahon RIP

Wednesday, June 23
First Edition Cycling News - US Postal Tour team announced, Pound weighs in, Evans out of T-Mobile Tour team, Herman Nys dies, Irish team for European Track Champ's, Women's Prestige series , Tinker Juarez robbed, Lehigh Valley Velodrome
Latest Cycling News - Madariaga's Tour dream, Pevenage on Lance vs. Jan, An interview with Theo De Rooij, Zberg out, Wegmann in?, No Maier in Tour prologue, 2005 Italian nationals, German 24 hour record broken, Mentheour sings

Thursday, June 24
First Edition Cycling News - Bruyneel: "Ullrich is the most dangerous", Evans reacts to Tour exclusion, French makes statement while judge begins the long haul, RAGT's Barle optimistic about the Tour, THF live Tour stage, Scottish XC round 4, Madison at FNWTR
Cycling News Special - Mark French's media statement
Latest Cycling News - Millar in custody, Phonak for Tour de France, Omloop enjoys national jersey, Fassa Bortolo and Team LPR for Italian nationals, Karpachev OK, Ballanger back on the track, Alpe d'Huez crowd control, Bikes for Faso, Happy birthday Patrick Sercu

Friday, June 25
First Edition Cycling News - Millar out, but not out of the woods, De Cauwer faces charges, One week for French inquiry, Rabobank keeps two, More UCI points for O'Loughlin, USA Marathon MTB team
Latest Cycling News - Millar confesses, T-Mobile announces Tour team, Ullrich releases autobiography, Euskaltel aiming for another orange tide, Pearce fêted in Denver, Coast 2 Coast Challenge, Red Robin International Sprints at Lehigh

Saturday, June 26
First Edition Cycling News - Cofidis to meet with Millar, Under investigation? No Tour for you, Oktos to drop Tessier, Vermaut still critical, No nationals for Paolini, Tankink, USA Olympic track team, Hushovd to TT in Athens
Special Edition Cycling News - Australia's track cycling doping scandal - accused rider hits back: 'I was never in Adelaide'

Sunday, June 27
First Edition Cycling News - Tour decision provokes reactions, Nicole Cooke is back, Longo to Athens, Cunego one to watch, Two Toms eye Belgian championships, Moreau wants the jersey, Irish championships crucial for Olympic selection, Helmets to become compulsory in South Africa

Monday, June 28
First Edition Cycling News - Rogers aims for top ten, Ullrich calls Armstrong's bluff, T-Mobile protecting Evans, Beloki talks to Saunier Duval, Vasseur denied, Wiggins aims for Athens, Death of Jean Graczyk
Latest Cycling News - Roberto Heras interview, Alessio-Bianchi, Illes Balears, Lotto-Domo Tour squads, Boonen's National titles post-mortem, Olympic places for Scanlon and Power, Maertens honoured, Den Bosch wants a TTT, 6th Mt. Holly-Smithville GP

Tuesday, June 29
First Edition Cycling News - UCI rankings: Bettini to number 1, Blood tests to be introduced for Tour, Cofidis names its nine, Wegmann in for Gerolsteiner, RAGT Semences-MG Rover celebrates, Scanlon officially confirmed for Tour, Italian track championships this week
Latest Cycling News - Millar due in court, Vasseur keeps fighting, Steels still dreams of Tour, Leblanc seeks varied Tour, Tour braces for police raids, Van Goolen injured, Quick.Step contracts, Successor to Grande Boucle Féminine, Armstrong appeal due Wednesday, Cyclingnews Tour de France fantasy game

Wednesday, June 30
First Edition Cycling News - Jaksche out of Tour, Ullrich: "I have been second often enough", Women's Giro, Liberty Seguros, Kazakhstan Olympic team, Hermann Moos dies, USCF Junior Track Nationals, Tour de France fantasy game, Ride with Davis Phinney, IMBA's Blumenthal to Bikes Belong, Matt Hansen's book launch
Latest Cycling News - Vermaut dead at 28, Lamour's tempered expectations, Leblanc confident in Armstrong, Eadie posts qualifying time for Olympics selection, Olympic qualification for Van Zyl, UCI Doping news