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Tuesday, February 1
Cycling News Flash - Phonak in ProTour after all
First Edition Cycling News - Verbruggen keeps pushing the ProTour, An interview with Tom Southam, Verdict expected in Manzano-Kelme case, LPR's French debut, Eneco Tour to finish with TT, Rooks as race director, Kona Factory-Les Gets team, Young Italian rider killed, Eastern Veterans raise $4,100

Wednesday, February 2
First Edition Cycling News - Landis delighted with CAS decision, An interview with Levi Leipheimer, WADA uncovers new drug, LeMond in court battle, Americans target Australian Madison, Team RPM, National Cycling Centre Hamilton
Cycling News Flash - Dodge Tour de Georgia route announced

Thursday, February 3
First Edition Cycling News - Strong field for Challenge Illes Balears, Confusion in France and Qatar, Nardello hurt, Cesenatico to pay homage to Pantani, Fiedler hangs it up, Cyclingnews teams database updated, Miche presented, Megan Esmonde to Colavita/Cooking Light, Maurice Desimpelaere dies, BikeNZ appoints national road coach, Geelong and Wellington Women's World Cup teams
LTdL News - "All for Rujano" says Colombia-Selle Italia DS

Friday, February 4
First Edition Cycling News - Victory for 'Little old man', GB Team hopes, Tom Danielson: Fresh for success, Hamilton hearing date set, Tafi to end career, Petacchi debut, Amsterdam to host Giro? 'Cross Tour de France, Phonak for Tour of the Med, Australian track champ's, Morgan Hill GP, Baltimore BikeJam, CRCA/Blue

Saturday, February 5
First Edition Cycling News - Low key approach for Fundacion Ciclista Euskadi, De Cauwer must face court, Muñoz cleared but accuses Guatemalan coach, Plans for Tour of Peru, De Bever becomes Dutch national coach, Lampre and Liquigas for GP Costa degli Etruschi, Frischkorn and MacGregor to lead TIAA-CREF, Braveheart Fund riders announced, Velodrome for Albuquerque, Valley of the Sun 2005, Henry 'Doc' Green dies

Sunday, February 6
First Edition Cycling News - Museeuw's SMS, De Cauwer accused of selling pot belge, VDB to skip classics, Freire starts in Mallorca, Illes Balears presented, Tallingii the all-rounder, Sutton hopeful for Cofidis, CSC for GP Costa degli Etruschi, Launch party for Jittery Joe's-Kalahari, presentation, Arctic Shorter Rochford

Monday, February 7
First Edition Cycling News - Freire and Petacchi open their accounts, Ullrich in Tuscany, LeMond wins $3.46 million in lawsuit, Wellens and coach separate, Admission fees for NZ National MTB Championships, British BMX and Junior coaches appointed, Cuevas Cycles founder dies, Team Biovail

Tuesday, February 8
First Edition Cycling News - Italians target 32nd Tour Méditerranéen, Pozzato does Milan-Sanremo; Bettini out of Mallorca, Discovery happy with first outing, Pat McQuaid: Over but not out, De Cauwer defends himself, More 'cross TV viewers in Belgium, UCI doping sanctions, Team Maxxis 2005, Team DBL becomes Team Sotheby's

Wednesday, February 9
First Edition Cycling News - An interview with Carlos Sastre, Davitamon-Lotto presented, Quick.Step riders on the Poggio, Graham breaks collarbone, Cunego wins prize, Happy Birthday Colnago, Werner Arnold dies, No team for Castilla y Leon, Pure Sweet Hell to benefit U.S. Collegiate Championships

Thursday, February 10
First Edition Cycling News - Ullrich ill, Manzano case dropped, Bayley out of world's, Wismilak's 10 year plan, Ruta del Sol, Revolution 8, Award for Gerolsteiner, THF auction, Ford-Basis 2006, University of Colorado coach, NYC team wants riders

Friday, February 11
First Edition Cycling News - Danielson satisfied, David George interview, De Groot out, Wellens misses World Cup final, AS journalist files complaint against Belda, Armstrong and Crow on Oprah, Milano-Torino moved; Reggio Calabria in doubt, Sydney plays host to Track World Cup finale, Australian national MTB series in Kooralbyn

Saturday, February 12
First Edition Cycling News - Armstrong says seven, but when?, Gilbert angry at blunder, Guidi to Phonak, Scirea in the team car, Visconti breaks collarbone, Strong line up for NZ World Cup, Merced ready for McLane Full Dynamix ready, TW Classic amateur team,, team launch

Sunday, February 13
First Edition Cycling News - 2005 Tour analysed, Belda summonsed, Pozzato out of Tour Med, Nobili Rubinetterie presented, Otxoa decision expected in March, Good Friday track meeting saved, Australian Solo 24-Hour MTB Race, Queensland looking for female talent, Kahala LaGrange to debut at Valley of the Sun, A devil of a tandem

Monday, February 14
First Edition Cycling News - Hundreds in Cesenatico for Pantani death anniversary, Eddy Merckx on Lance, doping and a healthy life, Quick.Step to Laigueglia without Pozzato, Lampre-Caffita sends Simoni, German federation to elect president, presented, Aerospace Engineering-VMG Cycling launched

Tuesday, February 15
First Edition Cycling News - Armstrong heads strong lineup for Paris-Nice 2005, Van Dijk ill, Boonen's near-miss, Velodrome planned for London, Case opens against alleged Pantani dealers, Al to Giant MTB, Ster Elektrotoer ProTour warm-up, Teams for Laigueglia, European teams to NZ World Cup, Jittery Joe's to RSA, IMBA rallies against CA threat

Wednesday, February 16
First Edition Cycling News - London cycling complex announced, No Laigueglia for Astarloa, Van de Wouwer breaks bones, Another hat-trick for Bates, Eadie's season over, Franzoi to Classics, Reggio Calabria gets a date, French/Spanish amateur races closed to foreign teams, DFL announces new partners, Big Motors at Herne Hill, 2005 Women's Prestige Series, Cycling trivia night in Sydney, Team Veloworx Racing
Cycling News Flash - Armstrong will ride Tour 2005

Thursday, February 17
First Edition Cycling News - Ullrich and Leblanc happy with Armstrong's participation, An interview with Robbie Ventura, A quick chat with José Antonio Pecharroman, Two more MrBookmakers laid low, Calzati sick, Olympic podium on show in Geelong, Title sponsor for Tour of the Gila, Fiordifrutta 2005
Latest Cycling News - Valencia sets the scene in Spain, Ekimov wants to equal Tour record, Euskaltel for Giro, Franck Bouyer appeals, Sprint Especial - the story of the Otxoa brothers, Sutter Home joins Colavita, Skil-Moser returns Skil to peloton, MTB Team Haro for 2005, Austral gets a boost, Youth membership drive by OCA, Brasstown Bald Buster Century Ride

Friday, February 18
First Edition Cycling News - CAS correct Millar's ban, Simeoni case: Pozzato and Guerini to explain, Cipollini sick, BMX Supercross World Cup in Dew Action Sports Tour, Great Britain versus Germany in Revolution 8, Entries open for Australian MTB Championships, Tour of Murrieta, Team Carina
Latest Cycling News - British federation supports Millar's CAS decision, Teams for French weekend, Liberty riders renew for long term, Bartko wins Fair Play award, Crash interrupts Deignan's early season, More gas sponsorship, Cesar Marcellak dies, Women ride across Cambodia for charity, Midweek and Vaughan CC amalgamate

Saturday, February 19
First Edition Cycling News - Klöden and Vinokourov ready for Valencia, No Valverde at Luis Puig, Garzelli starts season, Liquigas-Bianchi in French weekend, Rebellin on for Tour du Haut Var, Aussies and Dutch on top in Sydney World Cup, Pendleton tries Kilo at Revolution 8, UCI doping news

Sunday, February 20
First Edition Cycling News - Dutch mine more gold in Sydney, No Pozzato in Haribo, Mengin crashes, Thomas loses spleen, Elsbeth Vink out with Epstein Barr virus, Cunego in Settimana Internazionale di Coppi e Bartali, Dierckxsens to hang it up in July, Suzanne van Veen to Buitenpoort-Flexpoint, Scharping new German Federation President

Monday, February 21
First Edition Cycling News - Aussies take Sydney, Dutch the World Cup, Cooke out with the flu, Hushovd not sure for Het Volk, ProTour logo on ProTeams' jerseys, Nobili Rubinetterie in Australia, Madiot president of AC 2000, Hansen cycling for a cause, Kodak training camp, 2nd Annual Foothill Century at McLane, Cape Epic 2005
Latest Cycling News - Teams recon Het Volk, Nys unparalleled, Eufemiano Fuentes quits, Neil Stephens analyses the Tour - Part II, Visconti on the mend, Boubnenkova prepares in Liguria, Pucinskaite awarded, Cyclingnews teams database almost complete

Tuesday, February 22
First Edition Cycling News - Pozzato fined & Guerini censured, Liberty Seguros aims for Tour, Carrigan's track return, Capelle & Bracke in Haribo car incident, Sinkewitz at Deutschland Tour, Who is Hugo Sabido?, Fassa Bortolo, Teams for Geelong Tour, Lincoln GP fiftieth edition, World Cup Cycling team, North Atlanta Riding Club
Latest Cycling News - Betts to be expelled from Italy?, Astarloa to undergo surgery, Snow and ice on Belgian cobblestones, Watt relegated in Geelong Tour, Henderson mines gold in Sydney, World's oldest track event on Saturday, 2005 NZ MTB Championships prepare for World's, Race Across Florida 2005

Wednesday, February 23
First Edition Cycling News - An interview with Erik Zabel, T-Mobile Team cool on Guerini, Tour of Germany, Astarloa off the bike, Alexandre Zinoviev 1961-2005, Van de Walle sidelined, Fullana and Orbea part, Cárdenas to Barloworld, Parra to Orbitel, Sea Otter fights childhood obesity, Australian women cross Tasman, Vitamin Cottage Cycling Team 2005
Latest Cycling News - Boonen and Quick.Step ready for Het Volk, Wesemann turns Swiss, Five ProTour teams for Tour de Georgia, @Work Women's Cycling Team gets to work, New Zealand track team for World's, Cycling Australia Athletes Commission nominations wanted

Thursday, February 24
First Edition Cycling News - De Peet going for four, Team rosters for Belgian opening weekend, ProTour debate: Grand Tours back down...for now, Ullrich to skip Murcia, Heppner to stop in August, Liquigas-Bianchi in Spain, Beppi-Ovarense doesn't pay, Seven Colombians suspended, New bus for Quick.Step, Revolution Future Stars
Latest Cycling News - An icy start in Belgium, Steels uncertain, Cooke out of Het Volk, Javier Otxoa present at movie screening, Figueras hopeful for Swiss GP week-end, Wood wins Geelong Tour again, UK Sigma Sport/Gizmondot South East Series, Inaugural NCNCA Premier Series, Women's Team Diet Cheerwine 2005 roster announced

Friday, February 25
First Edition Cycling News - Sprinters favoured on Sunday in Kuurne, Redant predicts tough race, Latest weather report, Davitamon wins through sponsorship, CSC facing another team challenge, Basso loses his mother to cancer, Superboy set to soar, Wanted: Nys, More line-ups for the weekend, Advantage Benefits Endeavour races professionally, Sportworks Rack and Ride Transit Challenge
Latest Cycling News - 60th Omloop Het Volk news, An interview with Pat McQuaid, T-Mobile for Almeria, Dutch team for LA Track World's, Ulmer takes New Zealand's top sporting honour, Sydney cyclist seriously injured, Juli Furtado and Women's Wilderness Institute team up

Saturday, February 26
Omloop Het Volk News Special - Hammond in the dark, CSC: It's a numbers game, An interview with Serge Baguet & Peter Van Petegem
First Edition Cycling News - 40th Tirreno-Adriatico presented, Gerolsteiner struggling with 'flu, Different views on Clasica Almeria, Fiedler hangs it up at Revolution 8, Irish season launches, Croatian MTB race changes, DogFish Indy cycling team

Sunday, February 27
First Edition Cycling News - Belgian seasons opens on cue, Devolder strong, Davitamon-Lotto loses out, Discovery comes close, Hoffman out for the classics, Sunderland on Kuurne and the ProTour, Farrar begins European campaign, Ireland's Cassidy to come back for Archer International GP

Monday, February 28
First Edition Cycling News - Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne: The Revenge, "Hey, here we are!", Perez gets two years, Vlaanderen-Capri Sonne-T-Interim start season in style, Grant recipients announced by Nicole Reinhart Memorial Fund, SXC series kicks off in April, Rock Hill is CVA's preferred site, Martin loses the battle
Latest Cycling News - Hoffman unsure of continuing, Rabobank suffers a loss, Armstrong in Eindhoven TTT, Hamilton hearing starts, No further sanction for Peden, Liberty, Illes Balears and Relax for Murcia, Bishop signs with Trek/Volkswagen, Ontario Master Cycling Association schedule