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Tuesday, May 1
Cycling News Flash - Basso's request to leave Team Discovery Channel is granted
Cycling News Flash - New Operación Puerto dossier reveals more evidence; Hamilton & Jaksche's Giro participation in question
First Edition Cycling News - Di Luca to rest ahead of Giro, European Commission calls on ASO, French Anti-Doping Agency to review lab procedures, No Valverde or Schleck for Romandie, Quick Step and Saunier Duval for Romandie, Virginia concludes with 'aggressive violence', University clinic to examine charges, Cárdenas spearheads Barloworld, Nature Valley adds sixth stage, Sunny King Crit adds juniors
Latest Cycling News - Basso "at peace", Amadio applauds Di Luca, WADA considers allowing public comments, Pereiro in Romandie, Subida al Naranco, Sponsor backs Riis, Operazione Athena not over for Paolini
Wednesday, May 2
First Edition Cycling News - Puerto riders may be sued to obtain DNA, German Olympic cyclists to provide DNA, Top level pro racing returns to Ireland, Copenhagen first to get UCI Bike City branding, Britain the king of world cycling?, Manager delighted with Kodak double take, Kelly Benefit Strategies upbeat after strong Virginia showing, Murray tour to cross new borders, Canberra Cycling Club concerned for injured cyclists, Mikic foundation launched
Latest Cycling News - Savoldelli adds another Romandie prologue win, Sinkewitz nearly missed, Holczer not amused with Henninger Turm, Gaztañaga comments on Vendée, Gil and Mancebo after Naranco, Scarponi continues with DNA offer for CONI, Aldag responds: "We all have to get more transparent", Panaria-Navigare names Giro squad, No Giro for Vandenbroucke, Success in the SouthEast
Thursday, May 3

First Edition Cycling News - CONI adjourns Basso hearing, McQuaid laments lack of time to resolve Operación Puerto, Savoldelli keeps Romandie lead, Pound confident in French lab, Wanted: tougher Chinese anti-doping, Broken bones for Pfannberger, Liquigas on Paolini, Cycling Australia considers mandatory DNA, Walker replaces Löwik for Giro, Euskaltel Euskadi line ups, Lehigh Valley Velodrome swap
Latest Cycling News - Fothen aims for Tour, Teams look at Romandie, Kohl starting off at Romandie, Critical situation for T-Mobile doctors, Rodríguez: Not your average domestique, Asturias: Five days, 12 mountains, Rest for Wrolich, Volksbank goes all out, Bettini leads Quick-Step in Giro, Baldwin third in Gila's opener, Team CSC to meet with fans
MTB News & Racing Roundup - British racers ready for Worlds on home turf, Gould & Kabush tops in NMBS racing, Wells & Compton collect Greenbrier wins, First year endurance event draws top Americans, Sauser to lead star field at Bike the Rock, Bikes Belong grants help mountain bikers, Mike & Mary diary: Heating it up, Barb Howe diary: Epicenter of Belladom, Lumberjack 100 early registration
Friday, May 4

First Edition Cycling News - McEwen finds 'extra gear' in Romandie, Iran to Make FBD Insurance Rás Debut, Nocentini to lead AG2R in the Giro, Tour of Denmark director frustrated over conflict, Gravity racing set for Eastern US, US Collegiate Championships return to Kansas, UCI Africa tour news, Amercian Velodrome Challenge gains sponsor, Virginia races to support troops
Latest Cycling News - Bang-up finish in Romandie, Zomegnan asks McQuaid to clarify, No Scarponi for Giro, Dutch check out Worlds course, Petacchi has to win, Wegmann looks back, Formwerks Westside Cycling Classic
Saturday, May 5
First Edition Cycling News - Cycling's leaders create 'united force' against doping, Voeckler to lead Bouygues Telecom Giro team, Clerc responds to Denmark race director, Caisse d'Epargne is optimistic in Romandie, Euskaltel prepares for Giro TTT, Di Luca tests Giro climbs
Sunday, May 6
First Edition Cycling News - Rain, mountains & protest colour Romandie stage four, Moncoutié breaks leg, Popovych to lead Discovery for Giro, Amore & Vita McDonald's considers Basso, No Danish classics for, Bono takes second pro win, Loddo earns important victory, Valverde & Pereiro to battle Vinokourov in La Volta, Balloon Festival Classic, Fantasy Giro Grand Prize
Monday, May 7
First Edition Cycling News - Valverde linked to Operación Puerto, Dekker shines in Romandie, Pereiro optimistic, Vos goes three for three in San Marino, Boasson Hagen weighs ProTour offers, Ullrich investigations move, Française des Jeux for Giro, Timmer breaks collarbone, Fantasy Giro Grand Prize announced!
Latest Cycling News - Dekker shines in Romandie, Savoldelli in flying Giro form, McQuaid discusses anti-doping accord, Schleck ready for Giro, Nibali doubles, Klöden picking up intensity, Sergeant calculates Giro chances, Kohl not satisfied, Milram for 4 Jours
Tuesday, May 8
First Edition Cycling News - Martelli: Basso won't name names, McQuaid: 'No reduced sentence for Basso', T-Mobile boss reacts to confession, Hincapie heads to Giro, No Giro for Hamilton or Jaksche?, Rojas to make Giro debut, Boonen starts Tour preparation, Landis testing procedures validated, Triple Crown gets rolling in Lancaster
Latest Cycling News - Basso: "I am Birillo", Spanish investigators help CONI's case, Discovery Channel "surprised", Bugno: Teams need to pay, Reactions to Basso, Di Rocco praises CONI, Milram medical report, Milram for the Giro, Elk Haus to the Deutschland Tour
Cycling News Flash - Basso: "It was only attempted doping"
Wednesday, May 9
First Edition Cycling News - CSC want to move on from Basso, Ullrich's lawyer unimpressed, Simoni stronger than 2006, T-Mobile juggling Giro line-up, Caisse d'Epargne pulls Zaballa and Plaza, More bad luck for Isasi, Flexpoint signs inexperienced Kleinsman, Ridley backs Noosa crit., Ride with a world champ, Brasstown Bald injured passes away, British champs return, BikeNZ signs new sponsor
Latest Cycling News - Bettini wears Giro's number 1, Giro riders presented, Scarponi: "I am Zapatero", Hoy preparing for record, Zomegnan writes second letter to McQuaid, Wiggins buoyed by win, No boycott for Catalunya, Glomser aiming for Tour de Suisse, CCCC/SHM team launch
Thursday, May 10
First Edition Cycling News - Tinkoff suspends Hamilton & Jaksche, Vuelta organizers lament slow Operación Puerto progress, Montreal-Boston postponed, Savoldelli leads Astana in Giro, BMC opens Euro campaign, Biondi resumes post following ruling, Colavita/Sutter celebrates good week, Isasi has surgery, Dekker's hip problems, No Ullrich for Volksbank? Van Huffel's back problems, Tour of Britain stage 3, Fantasy Giro Game starts soon!
Latest Cycling News - Riccò eyes Maglia Bianca, 195 Giro riders tested, Belli stays home, Saunier Duval's Giro plans, Predictor looks to McEwen in Giro, Spanish riders seek Puerto deal, Basso reflects, Riis hopes to see Basso back, Germans involved in Basso investigation, Holczer speaks out, Posthuma training, Unipublic hopes for Valverde participation, Joe Martin organisers delighted, NZ Juniors to Switzerland, Euskaltel Clásica de Alcobendas roster
Friday, May 11

First Edition Cycling News - New case against Basso, Lefevere wants Puerto docs, Haedo on form for Giro, Mayo looking toward third week of Giro, Gerolsteiner for the Giro, Valverde to Clásica de Alcobendas, Equipe Nürnberger for weekend races, Barloworld hopes to pedal itself into the Tour, USA Cycling names two, Hours to Fantasy Giro game!
Latest Cycling News - Landis: deal offered for Armstrong low-down, Honchar stopped, Bettini in special jersey, Giro's island times, Basso visits CONI again, CONI questions Kalc, LNDD President warns of synthetic products, Unibet and Garcìa Quesada agree, Unibet to Eindhoven, Gómez confirms Spanish Puerto deal, Spanish races boycotted, Leipig looks to defend, Ullrich to be father
Saturday, May 12

MTB News & Racing Roundup - Maplelag brings UCI racing to the Midwest, Gould & Kabush take NMBS #3, World Cup gravity racing in Spain, La Ruta 2007 adds fourth stage, Olympic racing at Kettle Moraine?, Australian 2007-8 series, Race Face UXC contest, Swisspower #4, Team Jamis' good weekend, Dahle Flesjå & Paulissen win Bike the Rock, Mike & Mary: Starting the hard way, Barb Howe: Napa Valley classic, IMBA seeking few good women, Velerium Festival, French Creek series opener
First Edition Cycling News - Il Falco aims for podium, Giro pays tribute to Italian history, No TT bikes for opening TTT?, The youngest girino, Hushovd wants Sardegna win, Saunier Duval signs Otxoa, Cecchini - Fuentes connection?, T-Mobile doctor investigation to last years, BMC Team wins Friulli Venezia TTT, T-Mobile, Flexpoint & Menikini Selle Italia Gysko for Berne World Cup win, Iturriaga undergoes operation, Sea Otter moves to May, Fantasy Giro Game starting!
Sunday, May 13
First Edition Cycling News - McQuaid blasts Basso for 'lies', €400,000 for Giro Winner, Hoy unsuccessful in first attempt, Basso stays home for CONI's submission, Prudhomme: Landis not Tour de France champion, Trampusch returns, Alejandro Barrajo: a link between two lives, It's not too late - enter the Fantasy Giro game!
Giro d'Italia Cycling News
- Pink jersey apologises, Popo loses time, Voeckler going for stages, Predictor-Lotto close, Da Cruz out with broken toe, Bad day for Euskaltel, Hushovd dropped, Rivalry between Simoni & Riccò, Overnight blood tests possible
Monday, May 14

First Edition Cycling News - Giro bunch sprint round one, Brutt launches Tinkoff's 'Sunday rides', Crashes for Klinger, Ordowski and Barry out, Hoy misses on second kilo attempt; gets 500m record, CSC's antidoping screens find 'irregularities', No Tour of Belgium for Boonen, Equipe Nürnberger's successful weekend, Jaksche expects to return, Tour of Southeast UK announces route, London roads to close for Nocture Smithfield, Bettini auction for cancer research, It's not too late - enter the Fantasy Giro game!
Latest Cycling News - Bruyneel: "Ivan deceived me", Gerolsteiner checking out Tour's mountains, Landis to ask UCI to boot Pound, Floyd's day in court approaches, Valverde "very satisfied", Franke: "Doping continues", Evy Van Damme retires, NZ Junior World road team announced
Giro d'Italia Cycling News - Di Luca happy in Maglia Rosa, Wegelius on team performance, Pinotti aiming for stage victory, Andrea Tonti KO'ed, Mori continues, Roche settling into Giro, Van Bon enjoys Italian life
Tuesday, May 15

First Edition Cycling News - Landis' hearing into 'holy mess' begins, WADA granted Puerto access, CONI asks for Basso and Scarponi suspension, Caisse d'Epargne to investigate its Puerto suspects, Hoy calls time on kilo, Cooke not making predictions, T-Mobile looking to sprinters, Orozco signs with Euskaltel, UCI vice-president gets GAISF role, Irish cyclists wanted, CSC support Hill Climb, Fantasy Giro first winners announced
Giro d'Italia Cycling News - Petacchi overcomes doubts, Hansen breaks fingers, Ignatiev dreamt of maglia rosa, Bileka speaks of rest day and stage three, Roche shows speed in final kilometre
Latest Cycling News - Landis camp presentation unveiled, Caisse d'Epargne not against Valverde, FIFA wants Puerto documents, Milram: It doesn't get any better, Brown out of the Giro, Cunego okay despite crash, Cavendish delighted, Line-ups for Rheinland-Pfalz, Aussie squads for junior worlds
Wednesday, May 16
MTB News & Racing Roundup - Rain and technical course challenge World Cup downhillers at opener, Atherton & Beerten win 4X World Cup, Race Face racers hold Qash Qai series top three, Eastern ski resort reps gather, Ellsworth & Team Maxxis join to fight breast cancer, Kabush diary: Making it happen... somehow, Gunn-Rita diary: Marathon Success, Pick 'n Pay goes off road, Maine junior series sign-ups
First Edition Cycling News - Cirque de Landis: Can anyone speak French?, Pereiro awaiting Landis verdict, Basso and Scarponi suspended, Lefevere not happy with Giro, Saunier Duval loosen up, Mayo betting on Simoni and Cunego, Lamonta bikes stolen, Sweeney: Cycling holding its ground, Giro visits place of Clinton and Pitt, CCA announce Pan-Am squad
BMX News & Racing Roundup - Australian worlds team announced, Buchanan begins preparation, Kronik Energy signs Bubba, USAC updates qualification standings, Aus gets high-performance restructure, Brits get Relentless national series, Young takes national title, Close action in British opener, CruZer Tour kicks off
Latest Cycling News - Nibali - young power to strong Liquigas team, Gilmore retires, Basso in Germany prior to 2006 Giro, T-Mobile doctors deny charges, Donati blasts CONI and UCI, Totschnig looks back
Thursday, May 17
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Latest Cycling News - Riccò comes close, Cunego behind speedy Di Luca and Riccò, Brutt loses Verde but proves aggressive, "Dancing on Ice" in southern Italy, Boonen breaks toe, Equipe Nürnberger to l'Aude, Navigators happy with win, Join Giro Fantasy Game!, Classics Fantasy Game winners announced
Friday, May 18
Cycling News Flash - LeMond drops 'bomb' on Landis hearing
Giro d'Italia Cycling News - German adds to Grand Tour stage tally, Di Luca has the third week in mind, Ignatiev hungry for success, Hushovd missed out on Norwegian national day, Horrillo hurts his back, Italian sports minister comments on Puerto, Simeoni wants to exit with dignity
First Edition Cycling News - LeMond responds to threat, Merckx won't testify in Landis hearing, Caisse d'Epargne respond to Valverde 'speculation', CSC responds to 'irregularities', Flexpoint going for three, PCT announces Espoir stage race, Triple Crown teams announced, Kodak to Ireland
Latest Cycling News - Förster: "This is my day", Stage 5: Petacchi versus Richeze, Ignatiev off again, T-Mobile sponsorship in question?, Tinkov's team - Raisska time, Boonen's Tour not in danger despite break, Italian women check Worlds course
Saturday, May 19
First Edition Cycling News - Pinotti offers a fresh start for cycling, Laverde has la verde, Kern misses his chance, Quick Step takes white jersey, Geoghegan apologises for phone call, Pereiro blasts Italian press, Iran team for Rás goes AWOL, Irish squad confirmed for Rás, Teams for Catalunya
MTB News & Racing Roundup - Craig & Decker singlespeed to victory, Simmons visits Nepal, Route set for Trans Germany, British 4X round postponed, New York City gets trails, NMBS Round #4, Nick Martin diary, Barb Howe diary, Offenburg Marathon Challenge, Lisboa Downtown goes urban, 23 teams head to NorCal Champs, Escape from Granogue
Sunday, May 20
Giro d'Italia Cycling News - Petacchi calls for more stadium finishes, Pink Pinotti shines in cycling's new era, Stapleton: "Pinotti fits with our philosophy very well", White tests his legs, Hushovd finds lead-out man again, Belohvosciks: Simoni's guardian angel, Patanchon attacks to get stronger, Gudsell out after crash
First Edition Cycling News - Landis testifies to his innocence under oath, Heras plans return to peloton, Pereiro & Valverde among favourites going into Catalunya, Van Heeswijk not yet retiring, Horillo cleared on asthma medication, Court oks Ullrich evidence to Germany, Lacota puts career on hold, Gerolsteiner for Catalunya, British Cycling Crit series kicks off
Monday, May 21
First Edition Cycling News - Arvesen "sorry for Bettini", Pinotti considered giving up maglia rosa defense, Hushovd happy with compatriot's success, Tour Down Under for ProTour?, Landis hearing gets rest day, Barloworld works magic in France, Tinkoff believes in Petrov, Hincapie back in business, Mourey: Giro fits with 'cross program, Veikkanen getting lonely, Voeckler out with knee injury
Latest Cycling News - Riccò arrives home angry, David Arroyo is satisfied, Walker, Klinger and Förster remark on Emilia Romagna Day, Hansen's hand repaired, Fuerteventura-Canarias for Volta a Catalunya, Slipstream-Chipotle for la Volta, De Maar returning to racing, Tour de France: Barloworld in, Unibet out?
Tuesday, May 22

First Edition Cycling News - Landis' former manager entering rehab, Pinotti feeling weight of the maglia rosa, Napolitano: 'We all want a train like Petacchi', Crédit Agricole improving, Have the Italians underestimated Arroyo?, Petacchi disappointed, Wolff retires, Kodak delighted with Ras, Blythe stunned, Jittery Joe's documentary, Long donates winnings
Latest Cycling News - Former Telekom rider confirms team doping in 1990s, Giro's heavy-hitters contemplate the Santuario, Riccò and Bettini clarify incident, Napolitano reigns, Trusov comments on sprint, Jef Planckaert passes, Rasmussen aims for Olympics, Hondo won't appeal, McEwen supports helmet use, IPCT announces sticker album deal
Wednesday, May 23
First Edition Cycling News - USADA takes lead on penultimate stage, Telekom doping scandal extends, Andy Schleck flies, Piepoli: 'Simoni is the number one favourite', Noè doesn't know the young riders, 'Just another win' for Cavendish, Colavita name Giro lineup
Latest Cycling News - Lancaster eyes Tour prologue, Di Luca shows 'The Killer' look, Pink Pinotti fades, Giro Diary Watch, Noè the oldest Rosa, Henn: "I used EPO", No yellow for Pereiro, Belgium hopes for Boonen, Chérel joins FDJ, Lissavetzky afraid of junior levels, Österreich Rundfahrt announces teams
Thursday, May 24
MTB News & Racing Roundup - Plaxton & Premont win in Canada, Nys & Brentjens battle at Benelux, Absalon & Kalentieva get Albstadt victories, Rasmussen for Olympic MTB, Basagoitia wins Qashqai #3, Fisher to 10th Salzkammergut marathon, Barb Howe diary, Tech: SRAM X.9 rear derailleur & trigger shifters, Tech: Hutchinson Piranha MRC Tubeless tires, 4Wheels4Sean re-launched, Hammer in the Hay postponed
First Edition Cycling News - T-Mobile calls press conference, Aldag to confess?, Bölts & Schmid admit doping involvement, A strong start for Carroll's career, Landis hearing "finishing", Buffaz upset in solo break, Bad luck for Euskaltel Euskadi, No premature end to Gerolsteiner sponsorship, Otxoa collects four titles, German TV rejects race boycott call, 2008 Track Worlds schedule & tickets
Latest Cycling News - Zabel and Aldag confess EPO usage, Heinrich & Schmid's confession - Doctors fired, Walker's Giro testing, Petacchi on par with Coppi, Davis gets boost, Trusov's tale, Wiesenhof stops sponsorship
Friday, May 25
First Edition Cycling News - T-Mobile to continue sponsorship, Riis to hold press conference, Tour director speaks out, Di Luca challenged by young Luxemburger, Euskaltel pursued by bad luck, Philly week: Reading raises the bar, US National Calendar heads east, Bölts resigns from Gerolsteiner, Ullrich minus an attorney, Reed adds to USA medal count
Latest Cycling News - Italian paper: Bartoli is 'Sansone', Milram to continue, Holm admits EPO doping, What does Godefroot know?, Le Boulanger: A generous Breton, Petrov soldiers on, Cobo faces Tour, Team Wiesenhof future, Zárate asks for help, Kelly Benefit sees success
Saturday, May 26
Cycling News Flash - Former Tour de France winner Riis admits doping
First Edition Cycling News - McQuaid reacts to Riis confession, Giro TT winner to shave for next win, Popovych abandons Giro, More on Riis' confession, Menchov reacts to recent doping confessions, CONI seeks 21 months for Basso, Rund um Köln loses sponsor, Hagen to T-Mobile, Petrov's happy birthday, Ullrich: yes, no or maybe?
Sunday, May 27
Giro d'Italia Cycling News - Di Luca keeps an eye on Simoni and Bruseghin, Simoni says moto assisted Garzelli win, Garzelli looks ahead, Pinotti welcomed like hero at home, Is Dupont Frace's next great climber?, Tinkoff pleased with Petrov TT
First Edition Cycling News - McGee won't race 07 Tour, Sevilla redeemed in Catalunya, Sánchez needs rest, Triple crown rosters released, American leads Isard, Lefevere to receive Puerto file, Pendleton leads Sprint School, MTB World Cup opens in Offenburg, Chicago to host Bike the Drive, Bike messengers converge on San Francisco
Monday, May 28
First Edition Cycling News - The end of omerta?, d'Hondt: "I gave Ullrich EPO," Riccò strikes at Giro, Mazzoleni is Di Luca's new rival, Schleck retains white jersey, Karpets eyes TdF after Volta win, Sanchez overcomes fatigue, German Olympic doc admits doping, Godefroot and Kummer safe at Astana
Latest Cycling News - Zabel's future hangs, Mixed reactions to Riis revelations, 'Suspended' Jaksche wins, Boonen back in Belgium, Cooke breaks collarbone, Mediofondo Fabio Casartelli, Quick Step re-signs trio, Mt Holly-Smithville GP invites teams
Tuesday, May 29
First Edition Cycling News - d'Hont retracts Ullrich claim, Di Luca: No ear piece required, Saunier Duval relying on three-pronged attack, McGee to 'face reality', Van Hooydonck accuses Museeuw, Euskaltel for Tour de France, Knee trouble for Boogerd, Sabatini withdraws from Giro, Melbourne to Warrnambool launched
Latest Cycling News - The Mazzoleni and Savoldelli show, Schleck moving up, Arroyo sees notes Di Luca, Menchov's ups and downs, Zabel to continue, Indurain on Riis, Gerolsteiner for Bayern, Aerts - Giro's top Belgian, 10th CSC Invitational
Wednesday, May 30
First Edition Cycling News - ASO President doesn't want Riis at Tour, Peña positive for nandrolone, Di Luca enjoys quiet day, Garzelli calls for more wild cards, Mangel finds his niche, Graham leads inaugural Tour de Cure ride, Cyclo-cross World Cup heading stateside, Latest ProTour rankings, Beauce reveals teams, CSC Invitational announces women's teams
MTB News & Racing Roundup - A wet & muddy World Cup, TransScotland starts 7-day race, Brentjens sets sights on fourth Olympics, Landis gearing up for Teva Games, Hestler to defend Trans Rockies title, Inaugural Pacific Traverse to BC, British 4X/Supercross series, SCOTT renews Australian 24hr championships, Barb Howe diary, Pair wins Trans Germany support, 2007 NSW/ACT series, Tour de Tykes
Latest Cycling News - Zabriskie seeking more Giro glory, Giro's winter wonderland, Brutt recalls cold Giro stage, Euskaltel reacts to Peña case, Milram and Zabel statements, Aldag enjoys employers' trust, RFEC requests meeting with McQuaid, Züri Metzgete in Lugano?, No Bayern for Kohl, Boonen's €500,000 Bike
Thursday, May 31
First Edition Cycling News - Tour de France wildcards awarded, Unibet disappointed by Tour de France snub, IOC to investigate Telekom at Olympics, Simoni prefers stage wins, No more TdF on German TV?, "Only the Germans are cleaning house", Arvesen explains Riis comments, Peña reacts, Strong North American show at Pan-Ams, Dumoulin has surgery, Nature Valley sponsorship extended
Latest Cycling News - Di Luca: Schleck is "a phenomenon", Simoni goes 1850 metres/hour, Giro returns to Austria, Tjallingii confident in Belgium, Still USA CX World Cup, Milram injury update, Cycling Center makes a round-up, Worrack leads Equipe in Montreal, Unibet supports Cleansports, Worlds in Venezuela?, T-Mobile donates to NADA, Sydney Italian festival, Mt Tabor Series