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April 2002 - News archive

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Monday, April 1
Special edition news - Milan San Remo "too easy": parcours to be changed, UCI to ban dog-ownership among pro cyclists, Andre Tchmil's war history unveiled, Hair replacement company to launch team for 2003 Tour
News - Driedaagse van De Panne, Boogerd will not ride Ronde, Ag2r out of the Ronde, Peers annoyed at Lefevere, Mercado comes good, Tournant and Duble's records ratified, Acqua & Sapone to list on stock exchange

Tuesday, April 2
News - 63rd Paris-Camembert, US Postal report from Criterium International, Coupe de France féminine, Alessio disgruntled, Stive Vermaut stops due to heart problems, GP della Liberazione and Giro delle Regioni preview, A new Segersäll for Prim, Menthéour becomes a singer

Wednesday, April 3
Second edition news - Steve Vermaut diagnosed with heart problem, Freire missing from Driedaagse van De Panne, Quaranta out with broken metacarpal, Russell Stevenson signs for Prime Alliance, Ride for the Roses 2002, Kelli Turcotte auction is go, Wisconsin off-road series goes NORBA
News - Favourites for the Ronde van Vlaanderen, Boogerd blames Sabena, Steels will decide mid-week, Lotto-Adecco team for RVV, Doping controls in Driedaagse, Koppenberg officially opened, Presentation of La Fleche Wallonne and Liege-Bastogne-Liege, French trackies to Circuit des Ardennes

Thursday, April 4
Second edition news - Ullrich will start the Tour: Pevenage, Dekker back home, Broken hand for Sassone, Simoni recovering well, Lampre-Daikin for Ronde Van Vlaanderen, No velodrome tests for Escartín, Sevilla and Vicioso, VDB hasn't lost the motivation, ONCE and iBanesto consider Giro boycott, Major sponsor announced for Scottish Cycling Union team
News - Bad break for Tchmil, Ekimov to make a comeback, Sid Patterson Wheel Race preview, US Team for track World Cup #1, Two more for Jura Suisse

Friday, April 5
Second Edition News - The new 'Cyclingnews.com' is coming
News - Tchmil vows to return, Mapei without Freire in RVV, Kristof Trouvé also badly injured, More out of competition anti-doping controls, UCI to unveil new Centre Mondial du Cyclisme, 6 Days of Zurich ends, Route Adélie preview, Paris-Roubaix shown around the world, Archer International Grand Prix preview

Saturday, April 6
Second Edition News - Oceania track championships cancelled, The new Cyclingnews.com - thanks for your comments
News - Lampre-Daikin for the Ronde, US Postal for the Ronde, Den Bakker will miss Ronde, Ullrich is motivated and ready, CONI demands suspension of 13 riders, Simoni and Di Luca back in the Basque Country, Team selection 2002 Giro, VDB to decide on Monday about his future, Sick Kelly will not ride Sid Patterson GP, Darryn Hill announces retirement, Utrecht wants to host Tour start, Paris-Roubaix comes to Ballinamore, Get better Joe Hailey

Sunday, April 7
News - Ronde Van Vlaanderen news, Italian drug inquires heat up, Mondini sacked from US Postal, Aiello getting serious, What about Frigo and Pantani?, ...And Gotti and Rebellin?, Grand Prix de Rennes: Can Ljungqvist make it three?, Voicestream to sponsor US Team T-Mobile, Help Rodney Moseman, Joe Hailey passes away

Monday, April 8
News - Ronde post race comments, Andrea Tafi bio, Major abandons, Cipollini snubs Paris-Roubaix, Vuelta a Pais Vasco, Tom Steels has a plan, Groenendaal must answer, Trouvé to have operation, Burrow injured, Collegiate Nationals preview, Opusbike.com unveils new women's team for North America

Tuesday, April 9
News - Cipollini's team excluded from Paris-Roubaix, UCI rankings: Dekker's reign short lived, Fractured shoulder-blade for Verstrepen,, Vandenbroucke will appeal to CAS, Georges Van Coningsloo dies, BMC New York City Cycling Championship, Australian Track Cycling Championships, Manon Jutras out for at least two months, Closure of Burnaby Velodrome threatens top cyclist

Wednesday, April 10
News - Gent-Wevelgem: Cipollini versus Zabel, Verstrepen to skip, Eeckhout to ride, Gaumont doubtful for Paris-Roubaix, Paris-Roubaix sector to be named after Duclos-Lassalle, ONCE and iBanesto.com out of Giro, Ferrari trial: Convalle testifies, Bellutti appointed Italian track director, Service for Joe Hailey

Thursday, April 11
Second Edition News - Yates brothers cop 18 month ban
News - Cipollini's team may ask for damages, Ferrari prescribed ampoules to Italian espoirs coach, No Grossglockner in Tour of Austria, Date change for Subida al Naranco, Leuchs makes New Zealand team for Commonwealth Games, Supplements - not worth the risk?

Friday, April 12
News - Paris-Roubaix: Mapei-Domo showdown in Centenary Edition, Andrea Tafi on the new sections of Roubaix, Bruyneel on Hincapie, Lotto will ride without Eeckhout, Tom Steels not ready, Pantani gets advice from Guimard, Riders break the speed limit in Gent-Wevelgem, Farm-Frites Hartol and Novilon selections for Ronde van Drenthe, David O'Loughlin looking forward to Shay Elliot

Saturday, April 13
Second Edition News - Coming very soon - the new home page
News - Paris-Roubaix: "Hell of the riders", Paris-Roubaix by numbers, Mobilvetta replaces ONCE in Giro, José Maria Jiménez suffering from depression, Pantani questioned, Braikia back on track, Austin gears up for Ride for the Roses, French selection for Mexico, Capital Cup cancelled, Lehigh Velodrome to host Spirit of Women

Sunday, April 14
Second Edition News - The new home page - the way we are now
News - Paris-Roubaix: Can Lefevere do it again?, Knaven trains at home, Hincapie the first US rider on the podium?, Andrea Tafi comments, Finot out, Fassa with only six, Peers, Gaumont out, Foret D'Arenberg, Weather forces change to start time, Laurent Jalabert back on April 24, Lindberg back in three weeks, Ljungskog out of Flèche Wallonne, McCann signs with Volksbank-Ideal, French team for Mexico Track World Cup

Monday, April 15
News - Paris-Roubaix: Post race quotes, winner's bio, new World Cup leader, no doping controls in Roubaix, UCI's Centre Mondial du Cyclisme inaugurated in Aigle, Treto recovering again

Tuesday, April 16
News - Paris-Roubaix missing controls "an administrative error", Negative test results for Mattan and VDB, Boonen "the next Museeuw", UCI rankings – Zabel still on top; Boonen's giant leap, Tchmil will come back for Dunkirk, Mapei-Quick Step for upcoming races, Saeco hit the Ardennes, Rabobank for Ardennes classics, 54th GP Midi Libre, Stamullen Road Club, Lehigh Valley Velodrome Helmet Safety Program, Spanish track team heads to Vuelta a la Rioja

Wednesday, April 17
News - 66th Fleche Wallonne, 5th Women's Fleche Wallonne, Wadecki on the mend, Van Bon is back, Lampre-Daikin for Flèche Wallonne and Settimana Ciclistica Lomb, Nys signs for another three years, 43rd Tour du Loir-et-Cher, Manning to defend Ras title, Burkina Faso cyclist to Spanish amateur team, Menthéour climbs to 55th

Thursday, April 18
News - Fleche Wallonne post-race comments, A quick chat with Tyler Hamilton, Zabriskie DQ'd, Pantani to front CONI commission on April 24, De Clercq has a broken wrist, Paris-Roubaix a TV winner in Belgium, Team PH Presentation

Friday, April 19
News - Aerts looking to Liege-Bastogne-Liege, No World's for Axel Merckx, Saeco-Longoni Sport comments on Zolder course, Lampre-Daikin for Liège-Bastogne-Liège, iBanesto wants to build a team around Freire, New shorts - and sponsor - for Team fakta, Lancaster to ride Commonwealth Games trial in Manchester, Veenendaal-Veenendaal wants to move to a Saturday, Track World Cup starts in Mexico, Cidona Carrick's winning run comes to a (temporary) end, Mountain biker rides up the Eiffel Tower in 19 minutes

Saturday, April 20
News - Battle of the Ardennes resumes in Liège, LBL data, Live coverage, Time running out for Marco Pantani, No Simoni in LBL, CAS reject's VDB's appeal, Navigators back to France, Nürnberger drops the men, MIC-Shimano Challenge

Sunday, April 21
News - Bartoli confident on eve of LBL, Women's World Cup in Valladolid, NAS seize documents from FCI, Ullrich back "at tourist speed", Merckx to skip Giro, Jalabert and Moreau carry French hopes in Dunkerque, Shay Elliott 2002 launch, Ritchey goes home for 2002, Vuelta a Antioquia

Monday, April 22
News - Liege-Bastogne-Liege post race comments, Winner's bio, World Cup: Museeuw and Rossner in command, A quick chat with Fred Rodriguez, Australian National Track Cycling Squad named

Tuesday, April 23
News - Mapei say success is due to better drug tests, Pantani hearing put off until April 29, Giro d'Italia 2003 to start in Lecce, Latest UCI road rankings, Injury update, Erik Dekker back on the bike, Tchmil's comeback slowed, Beat Zberg breaks collarbone, Domo doubtful about Giro, Eeckhout out until June, Marc Siemons dead at 35
Second Edition News - Bäckstedt forever young, Top UCI official for FBD Milk Ras, McCarthy to lead charity cycle, Graham McVilly killed, Tour of Azerbaijan, Chevy Trucks returns to NORBA, Canberra Tour still on, Snowy Wilson Memorial Criterium

Wednesday, April 24
News - 26th Internationale Niedersachsen Rundfahrt, Lampre-Daikin for upcoming races, Mapei-Quick step for upcoming races, Peter Vries back in action, Grand Tour bosses to meet in Groningen, , UCI Track World Cup Round 2 at Sydney's Dunc Gray Velodrome, Irish champion Frank McKeown dies, 2002 People's Cycling Team

Thursday, April 25
News - Ullrich cleared of doping accusations, 26th Giro del Trentino, Lampre-Daikin for Amstel Gold Race, Lotto for the Giro, No Giro for Domo-Farm Frites, ...And no Museeuw in Frankfurt, Mapei-Quick Step Espoirs for upcoming races, Power leads Irish Team for FBD Milk Ras, UPMC Fuji Cycling

Friday, April 26
News - 37th Amstel Gold Race, Arno Kaspret positive, New rider for Ton van Bemmelen, British team for Circuit des Mines, Track World Cup: Day steps in for injured Kelly, NZ Commonwealth Games road cycling team, Shay Elliot Memorial International Race

Saturday, April 27
News - Amstel Gold Race data, Saeco for Amstel, Live coverage, Dierckxsens looking to improve, Andrei Tchmil interviewed, Operation for Peers?, Back problem for Van Bondt, Giro 2001 blitz news, Out of competition testing in Trentino, UCI postpones decision to suspend Italian federation, Tour in Tenerife?, Smaller field for GP de Wallonie

Sunday, April 28
News - Amstel Gold news: Poorly Armstrong will still start; Dutch seek lost pride; Italians focus on Amstel Gold; "Bettini can win" - Parsani, Ullrich to return for the Bayern-Rundfahrt?, Bonjour set to dominate Vendee, Coast gets co-sponsor, Tour of the Netherlands 2002

Monday, April 29
News - Post race comments, Winner's profile, 40 riders tested, French teams step up for Tour selections, 54th Dauphiné Libéré course unveiled, Casero won't start Giro, New course for Belgian 'cross championships, NORBA changes

Tuesday, April 30
News - Amstel: more post race comments, UCI rankings, Pantani heard by CONI, 56th Tour de Romandie, Saeco-Longoni Sport, Lampre-Daikin, Fassa Bortolo, Mapei-Quick Step for upcoming races, Elite CA cyclist murdered, FBD Milk Ras Honours Joe Christle, Volunteers needed for First Union Series, NORBA National 24 Hours of Adrenalin