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Wednesday, September 1
First Edition Cycling News - Tyler Hamilton's Vuelta: "A field experiment", Strong lineup for 2004 Tour of Britain, Different Vuelta for US Postal, Closed door hearing for Belgians, Caucchioli to Crédit Agricole, adds, Kessler returns, Cyclingnews Vuelta 2004 fantasy game
Latest Cycling News - T-Mobile gearing up for the Tour of Britain, Euskaltel confirms for the Vuelta, Calle claims her innocence, Meares looking forward to a break, McKenzie fired up for Tour of Sunraysia, Medio Fondo Fabio Casartelli, Bob Hansing Memorial

Thursday, September 2
First Edition Cycling News - Vuelta wants Armstrong, T-Mobile, Illes Balears & Cofidis for Vuelta, González out, Rebellin not Argentinean yet, T-Mobile expands expo, Bayley leads the charge, McCormack set to defend, Fastest Man on Wheels, London's lawyers take to the track, Queensland Summer of Cycling, Top tips for Fantasy Vuelta
Latest Cycling News - Cunego ready for Vuelta, Gorospe hopes for Vuelta redemption, Pro Tour doubts for Euskaltel, Jean Floc'h goes pro, Two to Cofidis, Hinault stays, Mainguenaud to Bouygues, Surgery for Totschnig, Encore for Zülle?, Brandt back to Lotto
Cycling News Flash - Casagrande and Golbano unfit for Vuelta

Friday, September 3
First Edition Cycling News - Heras and Beloki look to Vuelta, McGee-NSWIS success story continues, Pantani memorial stolen, US road world's team, Gateway Cup, Giro di San Francisco, Returning winners head Grafton field, Busy Irish scene, IMBA says take a kid mountain biking
Latest Cycling News - Flat, windy and tough test in penultimate women's World Cup, Kelme and Liberty managers talk it up, Bettini readies for final push, Rebellin to ride Placci, Ullrich yet to reach a settlement with Coast, Leipheimer joins Gerolsteiner, Löwik to Rabobank, Two more for Cofidis, Albasini to Liquigas, Tour du Languedoc-Roussillon stops

Saturday, September 4
First Edition Cycling News - Jan the Man still has a plan, An interview with Bradley Wiggins, Davitamon-Lotto is official, Savoldelli to Discovery, Vanlandschoot to Landbouwkrediet, Cuesta to Saunier Duval, Orbea for Fantasy Vuelta 2004

Sunday, September 5
First Edition Cycling News - USPS starts strongly, Landis excited, Past winners look forward to 2004 T-Mobile, Roulston to Discovery, Petacchi looks to Vuelta and Paris-Tours to complete season, Mirabella's medal surprise, Axelsson to return, Spanish transfers & contracts, Chavanel to Cofidis, US track nationals this week, Vuelta Fantasy game prize list confirmed

Monday, September 6
First Edition Cycling News - A hard day for Petacchi, A surprise for Mad Max, Freire vs Fassa, Peers angry, Whither Chocolade Jacques?, Traksel and Laidoun to MrBookmaker, NSW Winter track title, More top tips for Fantasy Vuelta 2004
Latest Cycling News - Good morale at T-Mobile, Landis, Peña, Botero, Hunter and more to Phonak, Boonen looking forward to World's, Project Argentina close for Rebellin, Eeckhout not happy, Blue skies for VDB?, Axelsson in Tour of Poland, Menchov to Rabobank

Tuesday, September 7
First Edition Cycling News - Valverde executes, Rossner retires, Evans confirms, Ullrich talks, UCI rankings, Landaluze extends, Dekker stagiaire with Rabobank, Wiggins and Dean extend, Cofidis & Quick.Step for GP Van Steenbergen, Bayside Cyclocross, First prizes awarded in Fantasy Vuelta
Latest Cycling News - Merry go-round at Postal, Vino close, Zabel annoyed, Valverde taking it day by day, Fassa: Cancellara staying, A ceremony for Mirabella, Van Dijk to Mr. Bookmaker, Vlaanderen and Chocolade Jacques to merge?, Alan Factory team

Wednesday, September 8
First Edition Cycling News - High-speed Petacchi, low-speed Vuelta, Matt White incident, Evans well placed, Vuelta stone thrower arrested, World cup cliffhanger, Merckx back in the saddle, Rogers officially 2003 TT Champion, CSC farewells Yates, Postal brings Tour top guns to T-Mobile, No action against Calle, Only hours left for Vuelta Fantasy game
Latest Cycling News - Saiz optimistic for Vuelta, Petacchi not to World's, Ferretti vs. Gonzalez, Kirsipuu leaves Ag2r, Chaurreau and Astarloza continue with Ag2r, Giro del Lazio teams, Maxxis-Giant announces cyclo-cross team

Thursday, September 9
First Edition Cycling News - Beltran continues US Postal's gold rush, Aitor is back, T-Mobile loses three, Sunderland out too, 43 blood tested, No break for Artetxe, Rasmussen happy with Menchov signing, Camenzind banned
Second Edition Cycling News - UCI adds four Pro Tour teams, Possible Pro Tour schedule, Webcor announces T-Mobile lineup, UCI convenes in Ireland, Club president calls for better driver behaviour after death, Second Iron Cross claims world's hardest cyclo-cross, IMBA opens Canadian office
Latest Cycling News - Cadel blames the fish, Does Hamilton have bad luck?, Garzelli calm, Sanchez looking up, Perdiguero confirms with Phonak, CA issues infraction, A grade field looking good for Grafton

Friday, September 10
First Edition Cycling News - If at first you don't succeed..., Was it food poisoning?, Poblet visits the Vuelta, Gorospe delighted, Belda angry, Dufaux to retire, O'Loughlin aims to defend, Leboucher signs for Heijdens-Ten Tusscher, Weekend team rosters, Greenville hosts 20th Classic
Latest Cycling News - Belda's honour attacked by Saiz, Peña and Botero on Phonak, T-Mobile International, Carrigan: wish you were here?, 72nd GP de Fourmies, German World's team, Hoex becomes Dutch director, Pedal for Scotland, Fantasy Game update, Who won the shoes?

Saturday, September 11
First Edition Cycling News - Armstrong out of T-Mobile International, So what can he do when he's feeling good?, Hamilton riding with brace, Rossner's fond farewell, UCI tips Wood too, Riders depart RAGT, Tour of Hope seeks riders & volunteers, ACT-UPMC for Univest GP, Brownie's bike not for sale, Wisconsin 'cross series

Sunday, September 12
Cycling News Flash - Women's World Cup final decided in Germany
First Edition Cycling News - Time trial yields few surprises, Lance's big day in San Francisco, Armstrong suing for €2 million, Wood on target to win the 2004 World Cup , Hermida unfit to start MTB World's, Millar asks for reduction, South African World's team, Win carbon goodies from Kuips

Monday, September 13
First Edition Cycling News - Vuelta returns to the script, More stomach problems at Vuelta, Evans' Vuelta thoughts, Top Aussies to Nürnberger, Hermida claims naturally high haematocrit, Boogerd injured, Polish rider killed in gran fondo, 2005 Bike Across Florida
Latest Cycling News - Heras on the rise, Nozal puts the team first, Valverde still in the fight, Ferrio surprises, No tribute to Jiménez, Flecha and Nozal to World's, Richard Sachs announces 'cross team roster, Cycle 2004 (London Cycle Show), Wigwam Ultimax Mountain Bike Challenge

Tuesday, September 14
First Edition Cycling News - Only one name in Xorret de Catí, Zabel surprised, More riders tested, Sunderland worried about World's, Ljungskog in doubt, Vandenbroucke likely to MrBookmaker, Rheinland-Pfalz with Dekker, Sara Carrigan at Grafton to Inverell, Vaughters to lead Univest cyclosportif
Latest Cycling News - Valverde nears the gold, Jalabert also succumbs, More tests, Young Rabobank losing two, Dutch World's team takes shape, 59th GP Industria & Commercio, GP de Wallonie, New U.S. MTB Championships, Tour slide show in Va. Beach

Wednesday, September 15
First Edition Cycling News - Dave's big day out, No serious injuries for Valverde, VDB looks forward to less pressure, Farm Frites-Hartol restructuring, TQ Ladies Cycle Race, USA Junior World's team, Thirionet at Paralympics, Tour de Pakistan, Freeride Contest at Lake Constance
Latest Cycling News - X-rays OK for Valverde, No textbook for Petacchi, Ullrich to Italy, Menchov, Horrillo to Rabobank, Koerts to Cofidis, Giro del Lazio, Watt the favourite in women's Grafton, BikeNZ on the hunt for HPD

Thursday, September 16
First Edition Cycling News - Vuelta rest-day wrap: USPS leads by a hair; Spanish contenders line up, Vuelta friction, Roberts ambitious, Leif Hoste discovering Discovery, Ballerini tips Rogers, Sydney welcomes home Aussie olympians, Swedish World's squad, Hushovd extends, Rona to end sponsorship, US women's team for world's, US collegiate track nationals
Latest Cycling News - Valverde faces tough challenge, Two Dekkers to the World's, Belgians go for young team, Australian men's team, Rebellin OK for Argentina, Ivanov hurt by car, Cenghialta to Fassa Bortolo, Pollack robbed, Team TIAA-CREF for Univest, Salt Lake City to host UCI 'cross races

Friday, September 17
First Edition Cycling News - Postal loses the lead, Valverde still in it, Astarloa and Freire exit, Half the field (almost) time cut, Hondo interested in World's, Hamilton's brain on film at UK show, Full Australian world's team, Irish world's team, No awards for men at MTB world cup finale, Weekend team rosters
Latest Cycling News - Hamilton out, VDB in Koolskamp, Rebellin vs. Bettini in Prato, Modra to ride in Paralympics, Mutsaars and Posthuma extend, Pronk to Mr.Bookmaker, Sousa stays with Milaneza, Milostic hopes to go one better, Univest Grand Prix live audio, Irish Hill Climb Championships

Saturday, September 18
First Edition Cycling News - A day for the sprinters, Stomach problems caused Hamilton's withdrawal, Valverde improving, An interview with Edita Pucinskaite, Aldag motivates himself, Armstrong & team suing for bonus, Bäckstedt to Liquigas, Pippo e' libero: Pozzato to leave Fassa Bortolo, Pezzo Pausa, TQ Paper International, Cofidis for Grand Prix d'Isbergues, Gerrans to AG2R, Merckxes at Interbike

Sunday, September 19
First Edition Cycling News - Perez overcomes personal tragedy, O'Grady out, Sacchi hurt, Rice pudding cleared, Four teams tested, Sevilla to T-Mobile, Casagrande free, Johansen searching, Weylandt to Quick.Step, Nichols back to Grafton, Murphy crashes in Tobago, Hungarian World's, Mid-America Cross Cup

Monday, September 20
First Edition Cycling News - More surprises on Sierra Nevada, Petacchi out, Blood tests continue, Ochoa smashes record, Rebellin flies to Argentina, Italian world's team almost decided, Climb any mountain, Dufaux says goodbye, Nicholas Roche likely to Cofidis, Naïbo to Bretagne Jean Floc'h
Latest Cycling News - Intermezzo in Andalucia, Ballerini names 15, Spanish World's team nearly complete, Voskamp and Posthuma to ride TT, Van Petegem says yes, Barthe still looking, Jittery Joe's junior sponsorship, NARC Racing, Riders wanted for East Coast Velo

Tuesday, September 21
First Edition Cycling News - Vuelta loses nearly 50, U.S. World's team finalised, Spanish women's World's team, Johnson heading to the World's, German president threatens to resign, Landbouwkrediet-Colnago looks to the future, McGee extends, Robic breaks 24 hour record, 5th Annual Georgia Cross Series, Record numbers for Pedal for Scotland
Latest Cycling News - Hamilton fails blood tests, Klöden extends with T-Mobile, Canadian team for World's announced, 52nd Coppa Sabatini on Thursday, Jacob's Creek backs Tour Down Under for four more years, Whitmore's Landscaping Super Cross Cup

Wednesday, September 22
First Edition Cycling News - Hamilton and Phonak protest innocence, Hamilton news overshadows Vuelta, French world's team takes shape, Rasmussen comes out for Hamburger, Prosecution demands prison for Ferrari, Sinkewitz out of world's, T-Mobile big guns to Italy, Fassa Bortolo for Coppa Sabatini, Cofidis for Circuit Franco-Belge, Jeremy Maartens to Barloworld, 2005 Trust House Classic
Latest Cycling News - Rogers sitting tight, Ullrich says yes to World's, Dutch selection takes shape, Gonchar injured, Colombia announces World's team, Virenque to discuss future, Saeco gearing up for Italian races, Boucher to MrBookmaker, Revolution returns
Cycling News Flash - Hamilton suspended by Phonak

Thursday, September 23
First Edition Cycling News - Danielson to Discovery, Cardenas turns the screw, Armstrong on Hamilton, Top veteran wants better doping communication, Kazakhstan world's team, Steels ends season, Fourth Yoplait Women's Conference, Roger Hammond at Cycle 2004, Weekend team rosters, Friday Night Track finale
Latest Cycling News - Vuelta: the fight continues, Aitor Gonzalez out, to Euskaltel?, In the blood, Beloki confident, Bartoli on the attack, Giro di Lombardia course changed, O'Loughlin and McCann in action at World's, BikeNZ fires track coach
Cycling News Extra - Phonak claims one B test negative, Tyler Hamilton's statement
Cycling News Flash - Official: Hamilton's Olympic B test dropped

Friday, September 24
First Edition Cycling News - Cafes Baque vs Kelme, Vinokourov out, Rebellin finally gets Argentine ID, More positives, Slovak team roster, Chocolade Jacques here to stay, Schenk resigns, Appeal court quashes conviction, 2005 Prohibited List, IMBA and Clif Bar grants, 2005 Single Speed World Championships
Latest Cycling News - Anti-doping bodies defend test, Landis sick, Strong Ullrich a favourite at World's, CSC looking for co-sponsors, Richard Virenque says adieu to cycling, Cyclocross in Iowa

Saturday, September 25
First Edition Cycling News - Last transition stage before Madrid, Erik's hunt for points, Last chance for Cioni, D'Antoni accepts two year suspension, German team announced, Spanish selection complete, Thor Hushovd calls it a season, Mercy Celebrity Classic Criterium, Toña Cerveza/Giant Star-Crossed Cyclocross
Cycling News Flash - Grand Tours say no to Pro Tour, Belda takes aim

Sunday, September 26
First Edition Cycling News - Vuelta tightens, Cardenas wins mountains jersey, Blood tests continue, W(h)ither the Pro Tour?, Basso wins in Italy, Don't cry for me, Italia, Virenque PR representative, 10,000 mile charity bike challenge starts in October

Monday, September 27
First Edition Cycling News - Vuelta wraps up with another close race, World's returns to Verona, Polemics a plenty for Gli Azzuri, Tim Pauwels dies, T-Mobile's new management, Paralympic doping cases include cycling pilot
Latest Cycling News - No TT for Ullrich at World's, Tankink to World's, Van Heeswijk calls it a season, Thomas Dekker going for gold, French Elite team complete, A first time for everything, Young American in old Europe, Race continued in Erpe-Mere, Yates must explain high testosterone levels, PowerNet Tour of Southland

Tuesday, September 28
First Edition Cycling News - World Championships opens in Bardolino, Pro Tour: Belgian federation asks ASO to reconsider, Spratt delighted with bronze, UCI announces future world championships venues, Van Hemert-EuroGifts becomes pro team, Armstrong backs Bravehearts, Gloucester Cyclo-Cross Races
Latest Cycling News - Ullrich unsure for road race, Sunderland out, Evans withdraws from TT, Next Vuelta victim: Santi Perez, Brajkovic delighted, Dekker concedes, Nibali happy, More questions over Pauwels death, Peiper to Davitamon-Lotto, Kolobnev to Rabobank, Chocolade Jacques to dismiss team

Wednesday, September 29
First Edition Cycling News - Two more titles decided, Thorburn leads U.S., Wood and Gollan in top 20, Rogers wants a real gold, Ljungskog likely, McPartland in; Wilson out, Russia to appeal against Hamilton, Elite European Championships, Moser World Champ again, Paris-London charity race, 10th 24 Hours of Moab
Latest Cycling News - Rogers awarded jersey, Rebellin in doubt for World's?, Ullrich definitely out of road race, Coast ordered to pay €1.6 million to Ullrich, The French uprising against Pro Tour, An interview with José Azevedo, Museeuw feels the axe, Valverde out of reach of Rabobank

Thursday, September 30
First Edition Cycling News - The dream becomes real, Larsson happy, Voskamp disqualified, Zabriskie "a little disappointed", Next World's at Bernabeu stadium, Scanlon calls it a season, Four USPS ride in Tour of Hope, British Cycling Olympic team at Manchester Velodrome, Whitmore's Super Cross Cup
Latest Cycling News - Michael Rogers interview, Rich happy, Vinokourov surprised, Bruseghin satisfied, McCann 15th but disappointed, Clerc ready for consensus, Georg Totschnig interview, Hermida negative, Yates sacked, Aitken a daddy again, Giro 2005 starts in Calabria, MTB'ers support US Lands Day