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Thursday, September 1
First Edition Cycling News - Vuelta stage 5 wrap up, Mayo out of Vuelta and season, Terrorist alert, Hammond makes up for yesterday, Valverde back on track for World's?, Liquigas, French World's pre-selection out, Liberty for l'Avenir, Fassa and Lampre for Trofeo Melinda, Spanswick to contest Masters Track World's, Cougar Mountain Classic, Donations for hurricane victims, Fantasy Vuelta - entry closes very soon!
Latest Cycling News - Former Olympic head spears Armstrong, Trent Lowe interview: The Lowe down, Hammond weighs in on L'Equipe, Heras' predictions on Valdelinares, Nuyens rates Blaudzun as biggest threat, Diary watch: An old hand in Britain, Australian club nationals roll into action, Largest field ever for Green Mountain, 150-plus expected for Grafton to Inverell
Tour of Britain Cycling News - Blaudzun aiming for yellow, Southam unsure of climbing form, Irish hope to go well, Donkey damage
Friday, September 2
First Edition Cycling News - Vuelta stage 6 wrap up, Saiz: "We have always held the responsibility", CSC at La Vuelta: Anything is possible, Paolini strengthens candidacy for World's berth, Perfect plan = perfect result in France, Paulinho crashes in l'Avenir,
Cycling News Extra - Hammond denies Simpson/Millar reference, Changes afoot for Tour de Georgia, Liquigas-Bianchi taking shape for 2006, Try to keep up with Fast Freddie in San Fran, Wim Amels dies
Tour of Britain Cycling News - Nuyens gaining confidence, Paolini happy after win, Winn to continue, Downing content with third, Irish protest at disqualification
Latest Cycling News - De Cauwer not happy with new World's rules, Landis too sore, Boonen to Monaco, Tour d'Indonesia gets UCI ranking, Derny Hour Record ratified, Jelly Belly Sweetens Sponsorship Deal, Navan/Avonmore to the fore again
Saturday, September 3
First Edition Cycling News - Vuelta stage 7 wrap up & comments, Unzue impressed by Heras, Verbruggen candidate for UCI presidency again, New German Pro team in 2006, A new team in Belgium too?, Farazijn looking, Lampre in mourning, Twin Cities sponsor 'cross series
Tour of Britain Cycling News - Nuyens faces important test, Oliphant happy with second on stage, Downing downed on stage 4, Winn sure of mountains prize
Sunday, September 4
First Edition Cycling News - Vuelta stage 8 wrap up, Heras and Gonzalez confident for tomorrow's time trial, L'Equipe journalist replies to criticism, An interview with Santiago Botero, CSC loses lead in the heat, Lampre for Giro della Romagna
Monday, September 5
First Edition Cycling News - Vuelta stage 9 wrap-up, "10 seconds don't mean anything," says Saiz, A team time trial win for CSC, Gutierrez abandons, Petacchi has Madrid in his sights, Botero stays with Phonak, Déjà vu at MTB World's
Latest Cycling News - New EPO test developed, Friends, fans and racers support Phinney in San Fran, "The funniest time trial ever!", Armstrong helps Katrina victims, 185 entries for 'The Grafton', Goulburn to Sydney ambassador's charity ride
Tuesday, September 6
Tour of Britain Cycling News - Paolini looking for worlds ride, Nuyens' late season form, Event director happy with Tour of Britain
First Edition Cycling News - Vuelta stage 10, Yus suspended, Pound: "very high probability", McQuaid still UCI choice, CSC happy, Baguet to QuickStep, Kessler & Ivanov renew, Ulmer heads New Zealand squad, Colombian Under 23 world's team, Australian under-19 team to ride nationals, Rider semi-paralysed after crash
Cycling News Flash - Armstrong & Crow announce engagement; Lance back at Tour 2006?
Latest Cycling News - Heras plays it cool, WADA vice-president criticises Pound, Hamilton appeal to be heard this week, Dekker still to World's, Ag2r to Memorial Van Steenbergen, Hoy out, Hammond in!
Wednesday, September 7
First Edition Cycling News - Vuelta stage 11 wrap, Heras strong - Menchov stronger?, Hayman abandons, Hushovd, McGee and Botero out, Mixed fortunes in Avenir
Cycling News Extra - A quick chat with Bjarne Riis, Armstrong: will he, won't he?, Zabel's new team, MTB champ Absalon aims for World Cup, Univest Cyclosportif ride, Forest City Velodrome
MTB news & racing round-up, pt 1 - MTB World's wrap up, Chris Eatough: 24-Hour lone gunman, Geoff Kabush, 2006 World Cup
MTB news & racing round-up, pt 2 - Aussie national champ injured, Trent Lowe interview, Chris King's pink parts, British 24 Hours promoter in U.S debut, 24 Hours of Moab, Clif Bar and IMBA grants, Blind Downhill racer ready for Cougar Mountain, Gary Fisher and Chris Duncan
Latest Cycling News - An interview with Joaquin Rodriguez, Gonzalez de Galdeano to retire, Laiseka's prize, Transfer news, Crashes hurt TIAA-CREF
Thursday, September 8
First Edition Cycling News - Vuelta rest day wrap, Heras talks, Reactions to Armstrong "comeback threat", CSC still good in Avenir
Cycling News Extra - Baguet explains, Singh files third complaint, Lefevere not happy with De Cauwer, Freire's season over, Ullrich in Nürnberg, Davitamon-Lotto in mourning, Manchester Revolution returns, Fundraiser for LAF
Latest Cycling News - Tour de Pologne preview: Final test before the World's, Dionne signs for Saunier Duval, Armstrong to rejoin team in December, Davitamon-Lotto to Poland, Ladies in the spotlight at TQ Two-Day
Friday, September 9
First Edition Cycling News - Vuelta stage 12 wrap-up, stitches for Heras, Time out for Gonzalez de Galdeano, Bak survives toughest test, Contract news, Davitamon-Lotto-VC Ardennes goes continental, Bakker suspended for two years, Vino to lead T-Mobile in Poland, Gerolsteiner, Phonak to Pologne, Ciolek to Univest Grand Prix, Nature Valley Grand Prix on TV
Latest Cycling News - Other Tours for Armstrong?, Menchov considers himself lucky, Petacchi does it for his Nonno, Boonen remains upbeat, Quick.Step for upcoming races, Contract news, Mitchell and Moninger go head-to-head, U.S. bike shops offer help to Katrina victims, SC Cycling seeking pro women, South Carolina cyclist dies in accident, Poidevin almost ready
Cycling News Extra - UCI declaration over L'Equipe findings from 1999 Tour
Saturday, September 10
First Edition Cycling News - Vuelta stage 13 wrap: Sam's the man, Roberto Heras resists, One last race for Wood's World Cup defence, Vuelta sick bay: Steels and Piil, A new track for Scotland, Ciolek not to Univest, Journo World's in San Marino, UCI doping news
Cycling News Flash - Armstrong legal update: Anderson judgement; Le Monde defamation case
Sunday, September 11
First Edition Cycling News - Vuelta stage 14 wrap: Menchov satisfied after crucial stage, An interview with L'Equipe's Damien Ressiot, Ullrich confirms: No Worlds, Belgian World's selection: some opinions, Liquigas, Lampre & Balears for Tour of Poland, Ireland team to be named this week, An evening of champions
Monday, September 12
First Edition Cycling News - Vuelta stage 15 wrap-up, An interview with Roberto Heras, Saiz: "An extraordinary victory", Can Sastre take second?, Perez fans demand his comeback, Three more names published from 1999 Tour, Kuyckx to appeal positives, Jaksche to lead Liberty in Poland, Liberty negotiating with Etxeondo, Colavita donates winnings to Katrina relief
Latest Cycling News - Hiccups at Tour of Poland start, Diary Watch: The Vuelta, Pereiro to Illes Balears, Bak's Avenir win promises great future, Solo victory for Scholz, Gunnewijk joins Buitenpoort-Flexpoint, Tour of the South this week
Tuesday, September 13
First Edition Cycling News - Vuelta rest day wrap, Landis to stay, Dekker sitting out Poland, Drama for CSC, Australian world's team, Reus to world's, Colombian world's team, Rubiano to Panaria, RAGT Semences, Quick Step-Innergetic for Desselgem & Wallonie, Lanbouwkrediet-Colnago for GP Wallonie, Cyclist charged with manslaughter
Latest Cycling News - Vuelta enters final week, Lefevere questions Belgian selection, Hamilton case heard, but not finalised, Pereiro to Illes Balears, Iannetti to LPR, Valkenburg makes preliminary preparations for Tour, Landbouwkrediet-Colnago for GP Wallonie, Tim Johnson returns to 'cross at Star Crossed
Wednesday, September 14
First Edition Cycling News - Vuelta stage 16 wrap, Two more rEPO cases dropped, Bettini looks to worlds, Operation for Boonen, Valverde will ride in Madrid, Liberty Seguros busy, Threshold denies troubles, Driver charged over death of Israeli champion, Canadian mountain biker suspended, Snowy Wilson Handicap
MTB news & racing round-up - World Cup Finals wrap, Bishop out of Nats, Sheppard suspended for EPO, Kona 24 Hour #2, Racing roundup, Cape Cod festival helps Katrina victims, Fox Racing Shox Float 100RLT, Keith Bontrager diary
Latest Cycling News - Boonen agrees with World's selection, Irish team announced for World's, Ulmer to miss World's, Glomser contemplates retiring, Revamped format for Jayco-Herald Sun Tour, Grafton to Inverell revs up, Rasmussen auction for Katrina victims
Thursday, September 15
First Edition Cycling News - Vuelta stage 17 wrap up, The family man, Agritubel signs Mercado and two others, Berthou to Illes Balears, Bruun Eriksen quits, Schumacher acquitted, Chinese rider banned, Jelly Belly headed to Sun Tour, Gord Fraser Camp
Cycling News Extra - Angry Vinnicombe denies involvement in doping, US MTB season climax at Mammoth, Construction begins on Sydney's new MTB venue, Whitmore's Landscaping Super Cross Cup two weeks away, British Cycling appointments
Latest Cycling News - Schenk criticises UCI over Armstrong case, Moreno not a Grand Tour stooge, Vuelta diary watch, Bui suffers bad crash, Lefevere: Boonen to Monaco not financially motivated, Moerenhout takes Dekker's World's spot, Bert Grabsch out of World's, Aaron Olson to Saunier Duval, Advertisement for participants in research project
Friday, September 16
First Edition Cycling News - Pound: "Verbruggen was the leak", Vuelta stage 18 wrap up, Vuelta shorts: Phonak makes Gonzalez take a break, Petacchi continues, Perdiguero quits, Mancebo pushed hard in his homeland, Varese hoping for 2008 World's, Bray Wheelers fundraiser
Cycling News Special - Armstrong blasts WADA chief Pound, closes door definitively on comeback
MTB news & racing round-up - First women’s freeride comp, Haro fires Sheppard, US season climax, A great winning streak, Crank Bros U.S. GP of Cyclocross, Whitmore's Super Cross Cup, Australian series in Tasmania, Launceston MTB Club 6hr, Sydney's new MTB venue
Latest Cycling News - Clear run for Heras, Biggest win for Sørensen, Schumacher: "I'm not guilty of anything", Gerolsteiner signs another two, Labbe to Bouygues, Kroon makes Dutch World's team, Cunego does the double, Goulburn to Sydney, 2005 Verge Mid-Atlantic Cyclocross Series, Velo Bella elite 'cross team
Saturday, September 17
First Edition Cycling News - Vuelta stage 19 wrap up, Double for Gerolsteiner, Cañada out of Vuelta due to heart problems, Verbruggen reacts to Pound statements, Italian World's team named, Rory Sutherland suspended, Liquigas rosters
Sunday, September 18
Vuelta Cycling News - Vuelta stage 20 wrap-up, Almost perfect day for Plaza, Heras tasting the fourth Vuelta, Sastre four seconds down
First Edition Cycling News - Conflict between Schenk and UCI goes on, UCI doctor gave information to L'Equipe, Giro della Toscana: a debacle raced neutral, USA announces World's roster, Wesemann goes Swiss, Venezuela's World's line-up, Pantani's mother calls for further investigations, Reichl killed in motorcycle crash
Latest Cycling News - Boonen: "Vuelta was camouflage", Vuelta diary watch: Time Trial: The musical, Klöden ends season, Big changes for T-Mobile?, McEwen to greener pastures?, Zárate to Saunier Duval for two, Brooks to Navigators
Monday, September 19
First Edition Cycling News - Vuelta final stage wrap up: Petacchi takes five, Heras makes history, Golden jersey - golden bike, Petacchi ready for big date, Sastre "deserves podium", Santos Gonzalez sacked by Phonak, Rodriguez obtains mountain trophy, Cañada to undergo surgery, Power shifts in store for U.S. men's peloton next season, 'Round' wins for Rabobank
Latest Cycling News - ProTour: Di Luca closer to the prize, Menchov gives Rabobank best Grand Tour result, An interview with Victor Cordero, Vicente Belda criticises the ProTour, Changes in store for Australian World's team, Unofficial T-Mobile Tour team, Lehmann loses a big race
Tuesday, September 20
First Edition Cycling News - UCI denies leaking Armstrong documents, UCI committee exits Madrid, Seigneur calls time, Tough Grafton for Henderson, Australia swaps world's seats, Women's Summit at Interbike, Star Crossed Cyclocross, Coonamessett Eco-Cross, Forest City Velodrome
Latest Cycling News - Mario Aerts: "Petacchi will never get his train organised", Stijn Devolder: "Pure elimination", Boonen rides kermis for prep, Arndt questionable, T-Mobile restructuring plan, Ullrich planning for 2006 TdF, New Petacchi-Zabel team to be presented Friday, Buitenpoort and Flexpoint continue together
Wednesday, September 21
First Edition Cycling News - World's opens, Spanish federation explains, Spain regrets Friere's absence, Longo wants a start, 2008 world's decision delayed, Brown to Rabobank, Lefevere threatens grand tour boycott, Rabobank to investigate Sutherland & upcoming races, Davis Phinney Foundation, Spike pro track team, U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame 2005
Latest Cycling News - An interview with Sara Carrigan, An interview with Scott Moninger, Simoni signs with Ferretti, TIAA-CREF/Clif Bar Cyclo-Cross team, Jim Rossi passes on, Lance Armstrong's dog operated on
Thursday, September 22
World Championships Cycling News - World's Day 1 wrap up, Farrar top US rider in U23 Men's TT, Men's TT preview, Day looking forward to TT, O'Loughlin gets Irish campaign underway, UCI back in da house: IOC rejects complaints; Election to go ahead as planned
First Edition Cycling News - WADA Chief continues debate with UCI, Swedish young talent signs in advance with FDJ, Erik Dekker finishes season, Van der Ven to leave Rabobank, Victory Brewing boosts potency for 2006, Jittery Joe's not jittery about sponsorship, UCI TTT World Cup in Denmark
MTB news & racing round-up, part 1 - U.S. National Championships wrap up, Carl Decker - singlespeed champion, La Ruta, Keith Bontrager: Breathless in Colorado, Geoff Kabush diary: Worlds and Italy,
MTB & 'cross news & racing round-up, part 2 - Aussie MTB champion upbeat, TIAA-CREF/Clif Bar Cross team, 2006 Canadian 'cross championships, Hall of Fame inducts Furtado, 24 Hours of Moab, $6600 for Katrina victims, Coach and athlete training conference, IMBA Report Card, IMBA Summit/World Mountain Bike Conference, U.S. 'cross season opens, GPS-based bike computer, Felt Racing and Troy Lee Designs
World Championships Cycling News - An interview with Bobby Julich, An interview with Mick Rogers, Worlds 'a lottery' for McEwen
Latest Cycling News - O'Grady and White leave Cofidis for Ferretti, Phonak signs Vitoria, McCarty, and Hesjedal, LPR signs new Venezuelan climber, Capelle positive for EPO, but vows to clear his name, Rebellin cleared for Zurich, Varese awarded 2008 World's, Bos and Hoy head to head, Women's Prestige Cycling Series concludes in Bermuda
Friday, September 23
World Championships Cycling News - Elite Men's TT wrap-up, Plaza did his best, Wiggins pleased; Larsson not, Julich finishes "best season ever" with 11th, Two Bulgarians unfit, Varese: a beautiful place for the 2008 World’s, Belgians miss top U23s
MTB & 'cross news - Houseman in the sponsorhouse, Sven Martin gets help, Transition on DVD, MTB on TV, Easton/Kona cyclocross team
Latest Cycling News - McQuaid wins UCI presidential election, ProTour changes, Renshaw joins Credit Agricole, Rainbow jersey a gift to the team, Sheppard admits doping violation, Moninger and Pic take NRC overall titles, Van Dessel Cycles sponsors Iraqi juniors, Brindabella Challenge heats up with the weather, Ontario to host national cross champs and Aurora cross
Cycling News Extra - Special report: Serious concerns over urinary EPO test, A wonderful moment for McQuaid, Rogers looking to number 4, Belgian World's angst continues, Drug charges against Rebellin dropped, Lindner thinks more will come from L'Equipe
Saturday, September 24
World Championships Cycling News - Arndt sick, but looking for double, The "McEwen corner" modified, McEwen and Davis speak, Darshan Singh retires, Unzue's view of the World's, Two more riders excluded
Cycling News Extra - Spain's perspective on UCI election result, Zabel sees an open parcours, John Lieswyn interview, Perras makes last-minute World's trip, Olympic execs call for investigation & suspension of French lab, Contract news
Sunday, September 25
World Championships Cycling News - Under 23 men's road race wrap up, Women's road race wrap up, Joane Somarriba says goodbye, Armstrong and Murphy top finishers for U.S., Top two opt to delay pro debut, Elite men's road race preview, Van Petegem 100% in the service of Boonen, The journalists' bets for the men's race
Cycling News Extra - Rogge wants new investigation into Armstrong, Den Bakker joins Zabel and Petacchi at Milram, Heras' golden bicycle auctioned for Katrina victims, Women's World Cup podiums alongside men, Verheyen to Quick.Step, Five new velodromes for China, Fiordifrutta 'cross team for 2005/06
Monday, September 26
World Championships Cycling News - Elite men's road race wrap up, Post-race quotes, Straight from the line, Italian and Belgian emotions
Cycling News Extra - UCI rankings post-World's, Australia tops World's medals, Missed opportunity for Rodriguez, Antequera retires, 99 doping controls in Madrid
Cycling News Extra - More post-race comments from the World's, Boonen's win "pure grunt" says Sunderland, A pleased Piil, Dean a one man band, Hammond questions team's tactics, Scanlon hit by cramp, Balen parties again!, Fewer spectators than expected, Southam pays tribute to Tom Simpson
Latest Edition Cycling News - Tornado Tom conquers the world, Petacchi: "Boonen was strongest", McEwen criticises Belgian team, Answers from French sports ministry, Millar to 2006 TdF with Saunier?, Hondo appeal set for November, Friedensfahrt to return in 2006, Liberty Mutual brings Cyclo-Cross Nationals to New England, After Interbike: UK Cycle Show
Tuesday, September 27
First Edition Cycling News - Boonen back in Belgium, Peeters praises Tom, Former world champions agree "It was no surprise", Boogerd reflects, Rinero looking to move on, Greipel to T-Mobile, Tschopp in recovery mode
Latest Cycling News - "Mr. Versatility", Geslin: "It's all about positioning", Kelly on McQuaid, Aerts & Hushovd to 'Kivi' remembrance crit, Lance loves Austin with free Sheryl Crow concert, Liberty riders at Wheelworks, Symmetrics support Room to Read
Wednesday, September 28
First Edition Cycling News - Post-World's, Ale-Jet blasts his critics, WADA 2006 Prohibited List published, De Cauwer to Davitamon-Lotto, Commesso leaves Lampre, Wiggins to Cofidis, T-Mobile in season's final stage race, Quick.Step for Franco-Belge, Phonak for upcoming races, Interbike underway, Raleigh supports the Revolution, Manchester Track League starting soon
Latest Cycling News - Boonen looking forward to a break, Di Luca in Zurich to settle ProTour, Asian wind in Japan Cup, Petacchi to "Memorial Cimurri", Sanderson to Davitamon-Lotto, John Ibbotson dies, Milostic aiming for Victorian open
Thursday, September 29
First Edition Cycling News - L'Equipe reports Aitor Gonzalez positive, Ballerini no longer Italian selector, De Cauwer joins the Davitamon-Lotto pyramid, Boonen's operation goes well, Young Belgian caught with Aranesp, Giro presentation on November 12, Patrick Sercu Europe's ambassador for Sydney Thousand, Pendleton takes on the Dutch at Revolution, Danielson speaks in Tennessee, Allen Lim Tour de France lectures
Latest Cycling News - Vuelta/UCI clash continues, Sprenger and Schiffner sacked, signs more riders, Fassa to Züri Metzgete, Coming up: Circuit Franco-Belge, CSC and Cervélo extend partnership, Olympic Boulevarde Criteriums, Fundraise ride for Marie Curie Hospice, Smith Optics rewards IMBA Membership upgrades
Friday, September 30
First Edition Cycling News - Ullrich dreams about Tour and World's, T-Mobile to Zurich, Sastre stays with CSC, No new contract for Planckaert, Colavita signs Viktor Rapinski, Chicchi to Quick.Step-Innergetic, Salerno signs for Ferretti, No Van Petegem in Franco Belge, Horrillo injured in crash at Franco-Belge, Bäckstedt going for Derny Hour record
Latest Cycling News - Di Luca keeps his eyes on the prize, Saunier Duval for Zurich, Tour of Hope kicks off in San Diego, Ratti to Naturino, Schumacher to Gerolsteiner?, Aitor Hernández to Euskaltel, 24 hour handcycling record, Leen Demaré could eat Tom Boonen raw