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Saturday, May 1
First Edition Cycling News - Cofidis returns to competition, Astarloa begins anew, Paris pharmacy searched, Panazzolo Athens-bound with cycling, Bourgain for team sprint, Lergård leads Bianchi at Milk Ras, CapTech Classic silent auction

Sunday, May 2
First Edition Cycling News - Cunego continues, Astarloa back on form, Australian selection for Sydney World Cup, Italian Track World's selection, Another Meares wins women's sprint crown, Swimmer-turned cyclist takes Australian keirin, Anniversary win for Høj, Gusev injured, Vini Caldirola for Giro

Monday, May 3
First Edition Cycling News - Moreau back on track, Ullrich training hard, Museeuw farewelled in Gistel, Wood all but assures Olympic TT selection, New pro team out of Castilla y Leon?, Davis Phinney and Friends launch foundation for Parkinsons rese
Latest Cycling News - Voigt: Ullrich would be unbeatable in CSC, Valverde records a hat-trick, Klöden crashes, but can train, Cofidis and Quick.Step-Davitamon for Dunkirk, Top teams expected for Ster Elektrotoer, Bicycle fleamarket in Valkenswaard

Tuesday, May 4
First Edition Cycling News - Saeco and Landbouwkrediet for Giro, Vasseur has clean hair (again), 57th Peace Race in Brussels, Belgians for Sydney, Keulen argues, Pantani bike auction, ARIA TV launched, Rider dies in 12 hour race, Lehigh Valley Velodrome gets musical
Latest Cycling News - New program for Page, Gilbert set for Giro, Astarloa ready for a win, Saunier Duval for Giro, Saeco for Peace Race, Pro Tour and calendar changes, Teams for CapTech Classic, Juniors get a ride at Tour

Wednesday, May 5
First Edition Cycling News - Cofidis reshuffles, The next wave of Belgians, VDB AWOL?, Brian Lennon RIP, Lincoln International GP, Australian junior world's team, US team for Sydney track world cup, Action ATI aims high
Latest Cycling News - Vandenbroucke out of Giro, Lampre for Giro, Muted FFC reaction to Cofidis re-entry, More teams for Bicicleta-Vasca, Trophy to honour Jimenez, Milk Ras tune ups

Thursday, May 6
First Edition Cycling News - Corti: All for Simoni, More organisers denounce Pro Tour, Piil out early, Knaven injured, Record fields for Joe Martin Stage Race, Colombian selection for Pan Am, More qualifiers for Wachovia Junior PCT
Latest Cycling News - Valjavec looks for success in the Giro, McEwen looks forward to Giro, Enter the Cyclingnews Fantasy Giro game, Live coverage, Dramatic TT improvement for Basso, Demeulenaere thinks big, Olympic Games road participation, Marin makes Colombian team, Track World's live on SBS, The 30th Annual Cat's Hill Classic

Friday, May 7
First Edition Cycling News - Two expelled after Giro blood tests, BWB postpones Landuyt case, US Olympic selection, McCormack & Dominguez at Connecticut, Fasching to race RAAM, Tyler Hamilton Foundation auction, Garret Lemire Memorial Grand Prix
Latest Cycling News - 2004 Giro d'Italia stage by stage, Enter the Cyclingnews Fantasy Giro game, Live coverage, Vandenbroucke faces court again, Warrant issued for Rumsas' arrest, Broken arm for Dean, Rabobank favourites for Olympia's Tour, Colombian team for Track World Cup

Saturday, May 8
First Edition Cycling News - Will the main Giro contenders please rise?, Astarloa wants a stage win, Pantani's bike to be donated, Live coverage, Museeuw honoured in Belgium, Horner and Pic on top in NRC rankings, Kazakh team in hunt for Rás glory

Sunday, May 9
First Edition Cycling News - McGee follows Madiot's grand tour plan, Petacchi gets his train, Cunego extends with Saeco, Beloki has doubts, Vasseur to face Gaumont, Foot pain for Sandstřd, Ullrich expected in Germany

Monday, May 10
First Edition Cycling News - Bruyneel: No reason to worry, Cipollini fined but not fazed, McGee's message, Huguet aims huge, Mayo on target, Cooke to Saint Quentin criterium, Fantasy Giro predictions
Latest Cycling News - Petacchi opens his account, Pollack in pink, McGee camp still hopeful, D'Amore rediscovers himself, McEwen watchful, Giro snippets, Kelme and Costa de Almeria to be investigated, No good news for Manzano's knee, Four Days of Dunkirk stays in France, Jolanda van Dongen-Cools breaks collarbone, Fantasy Giro predictions

Tuesday, May 11
First Edition Cycling News - Cunego's rise continues, One climb too many for Petacchi, Popovych loses a teammate, Le Boulanger confirmed out for the season, Dean out for at least a month, Austrian qualifying race for 24hr Solo World's, More pointers for Fantasy Giro team selection
Latest Cycling News - McGee happy to get Maglia Rosa back, More on Petacchi's stolen rig, UCI rankings: Bettini back to number one, Carmichael: Armstrong on track for six, Can Mayo do it again in Naranco?, Vandenbroucke recovered, Jef D'Hont retires, Symmetrics Cycling adds Svein Tuft

Wednesday, May 12
First Edition Cycling News - Simoni: "The war is very long", Who is Damiano Cunego?, Ivan Quaranta, Lampre's hopes, New record for Mayo, Botero back to Europe, German team for track world's, Vuelta a Asturias, TIAA-CREF/5280 place up for grabs, Lehigh Valley Velodrome, Fantasy Giro tips
Latest Cycling News - Gilmore withdraws from Track World Cup, T-Mobile injuries continue, Bad back for Capelle, Nazon skips Picardie, Cofidis for Tour de Picardie, Giro blood controls, Giro Fantasy Game: win a Campagnolo wheelset

Thursday, May 13
First Edition Cycling News - Cipollini uncertain, Ullrich 'definite', World arrives in Sydney, "Anything could happen", Tour de l'Aude preview, NORBA round 2, Irish Olympic selection, US juniors to Europe, Carney coach at Lehigh, Tour of Connecticut teams, USAC's new V.P. of marketing, Sample 2004 Giro Fantasy team
Latest Cycling News - Cipollini carries on, Simoni attentive, Head injury for Contador, Cofidis wins one on appeal, 58th Tour de Picardie, Quick.Step for Picardie, Criterium for Bettini, Löwik training again

Friday, May 14
First Edition Cycling News - McEwen plays it cool, Contador stable, Legeay back at AC 2000, De Waele extends, Phonak for Languedoc-Roussillon, Slovenians to FBD Milk Ras, South Carolina driver indicted, Lehigh Valley Velodrome anthem auditions
Latest Cycling News - Petacchi on Stage 5, Cipo still wants a stage win, Pantani death: Four arrested, USPRO Championships gearing up for 20th anniversary, Nally for FBD Milk Ras, Thomas Dekker to Rabobank's top team

Saturday, May 15
First Edition Cycling News - Petacchi's train on time, Aug, not again!, News from the Sydney World Cup, Boonen's Tour ambitions, Peron back from injury, Winn on British long team, US Juniors for Pan Am track, Elliott to manage Quark Cycling Team
Cycling News Flash - Cipollini out of Giro

Sunday, May 16
First Edition Cycling News - Cunego takes over, 44 riders tested, Sydney World Cup news, Armstrong on the Alpe, Contador suffered aneurysm, Van der Kooij racing again, Roy leaves RONA, UCI Doping news, MTB Test at Athens

Monday, May 17
First Edition Cycling News - McEwen relegated, Rebellin calls it quits, Germany crowned Track World Cup champions, Alfredo Martini Honoured, Kelme riders stand behind Bel, Lampre for Tour of Belgium, British National Criterium Championships on May 23
Latest Cycling News - Petacchi on top of his game, Pink dreams for Cunego, Durand gets himself into the break, Cipollini unhappy, Cofidis racing in Belgium and France, USA on track for World's, New host towns for International Cycling Classic, Scottish Cross Country Mountain Bike Series #3

Tuesday, May 18
First Edition Cycling News - Petacchi blames himself, Cunego takes it easy, Fredy Gonzalez out, Quick.Step-Davitamon and Landbouwkrediet-Colnago in Tour of Belgium, RAGT rides Roussillon, Operation for Van de Wouwer, De Goede breaks nose, US Collegiate Road Nationals
Latest Cycling News - Australia for Track World's, USA sends 15 to Track World's, Surgery for Nicole Cooke, Guidi racing again, Tendinitis for Brard, Bad knees at Ag2r, Contract for Mangel, Verbruggen heads federation assembly, Meath looks for county award in Ras

Wedneday, May 19
First Edition Cycling News - New sponsor in the bag for US Postal, Giro phase two: the real battle begins, Saeco united, Evans raring to go, Euskaltel ready for the Tour, Ng concussed, Team Veloworx THF auction, FBD Milk Rás, Women's Cycling Conference
Latest Cycling News - McGee in the Maglia Rosa - again?, Tonina shouts out: Pantani's Mother accuses all, Simoni throws down the gauntlet again, Popovych bides his time, Strazzer out of the Giro, Ale-Jet sizes up the competition, Bruyneel clarifies sponsor comments, Armstrong ready to challenge in the Tour du Languedoc-Roussillon, Tour de l'Aude heats up, Van der Kooij starts well

Thursday, May 20
First Edition Cycling News - More problems for Kelme, Vail Pro Tour cancelled, Sciandri retires, Cunego on Pantani, FBD Milk Rás route, Watt out of Olympic contention, UK track world's team, NZ qualifies for track world's, Colombia to implement blood tests, Surgery for Teutenberg, New addition to Fisher family
Latest Cycling News - New dedications for Petacchi, Hamburger denies doping charges, Broken vertebrae for Van Speybroeck, Blijlevens looks ahead, Pro Tour protests, Murphy & Gunn sponsors Brits for FBD Milk Rás

Friday, May 21
First Edition Cycling News - Garate disappointed, Cioni encouraged, Iannetti out, Gamito forced to retire, Sastre improving, Vasseur and Gaumont hold firm, Tour of Japan, Tour of California endorsed by state
Latest Cycling News - Yellow suits Hushovd, US Postal makes waves, Boonen on a roll, Tonina talks again, Young riders remember Marco, Manzano case sent to courts

Saturday, May 22
First Edition Cycling News - Crash mars Tour of Belgium, Petacchi close to record, Valjavec confident, Foundation For Pantani, UCI Giro drug tests, FBD Milk Rás: Like father, like son?

Sunday, May 23
First Edition Cycling News - Popovych keeps cool, Simoni accepts the challenge, Bruseghin content, Tour of Belgium stage cancelled, More from the stage 3 crash, USA team for Track World's, The Irish contenders for the FBD Milk Rás

Monday, May 24
First Edition Cycling News - Armstrong satisfied, Moreau surprised, Evans DQ'd from Languedoc-Roussillon, Bayern hat trick for Voigt, Petacchi equals record, Montgomery out, When the boss has got to go..., Valverde: No decisions, Trackies arrive in Melbourne, Clain tests negative, Collard crowned US Collegiate road champion
Latest Cycling News - Giro enters phase three, Lampre needs some luck, Long may it wave?, Nani Pinarello happy for the wins, Moreau wants Tour podium, Chavanel wants a stage, Confidence grows for Phonak, Pezzo power

Tuesday, May 25
First Edition Cycling News - Petacchi surpasses post-war record, McEwen heads home, Passo di Gavia: The way is shut, Track World's gear up in Melbourne, RAGT Semences meet, Lehigh Valley Velodrome opening night
Latest Cycling News - No Tour for Vandenbroucke, Ullrich hits the Alps, Hamilton in the Pyrénées, Bäckstedt out of Giro, Search for Lotto cosponsor, Saeco interested in Valverde, Holm back to work, EPVA Charity auction

Wednesday, May 26
First Edition Cycling News - First serious reordering of GC, Bittersweet Simoni, Cioni aiming for top 10, Late change to Track World's program, Van Moorsel in Melbourne to 'qualify', Quick.Step for Tour de Luxembourg, Rabobank for upcoming races, Knaven extends, MTB Marathon World's course rainbow-worthy, Track World's on SBS TV, Long party for Bianchi, Tatt's too much, Tickets for Founders' Ride & Legends Lunch
Latest Cycling News - Nas raid Giro again, but come up empty handed, McGee's rosy Giro, Brandt spurred on, Wegmann closer to green, Garate still wants a stage, Teams for CSC Invitational

Thursday, May 27
First Edition Cycling News - Fast Freddy dreams of Olympic gold, McGee protests penalty, Nas blitz nets nada, After the fall: Popovych speaks, Tales from the track, Riis takes notes, Quick.Step keeps another, Teams for Grand Prix de Beauce
Newsflash - New world record for women's individual pursuit
Latest Cycling News - Simoni/Cunego "pact", McGee blasts Giro organisation, UCI to clarify Valverde's contract, Barloworld to Luxembourg, Cofidis for the weekend, Route du Sud stages, Women's teams for CSC Invitational

Friday, May 28
First Edition Cycling News - Tales from the track, Tonkov's gesture, Guidi listed in investigation, Montreal World Cup preview, S.A.T.S. for Montreal, Petacchi and teammates to ride Pantani criterium, Northbrook Velodrome saved
Latest Cycling News - Svorada and Pagliarini in hospital, Veneruso confesses to giving Pantani cocaine, An interview with Chris Boardman, More testing controversy for Jeanson, SC Nobili Rubinetterie-Guerciotti to America, Friday Night Winter Track Racing is back

Saturday, May 29
First Edition Cycling News - Cunego: "A fantastic experience", Cioni moving up, McGee passes test, Tales from the track, Reed gains two Athens spots for USA, Vasseur's suspension lifted

Sunday, May 30
First Edition Cycling News - Cunego's victory leaves Gibo sour, Rousseau's career closes, Tales from the track, Ullrich tests himself, New hope for Steels, Di Luca returns, Saeco for Wachovia week, Next races for Lampre, Top women for LVV opener, UCI Doping news

Monday, May 31
First Edition Cycling News - Cunego's last test, Lance, meet the Mortirolo, A 'perfect' World's according to the UCI, Deutschland Tour starts in Karlsruhe
Latest Cycling News - Cunego is the champ, Ballerini pleased with Giro, Giro stars ride criteriums, Horner favourite for USPRO Championships, Gerolsteiner extends through 2008, Sponsor found for Holland Ladies Tour, Aitor Gonzalez leads Fassa for Euskal Bizikleta, Liberty Seguros for Germany and Euskal Bizikleta, Illes Balears-Banesto for Germany and Euskal-Bizikleta, 31st Tour de Hongrie, Hans Henrik Jřrgensen retires