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July 2002 - News archive

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Monday, July 1
News - Squinzi's response to Verbruggen, Landaluze and Blanco injured in Spanish championships, Bartoli back, Ullrich leaves clinic in Tegernsee, Heppner, Bartko and Grabsch looking for jobs, Gaggioli married, Doping in Gran Fondo, Vansweevelt gets lifelong driving ban, 2K2 Sasch Kulmine Cycling Team withdraws from Giro femminile, Vermeersch recovering, Tommy Simpson's daughter to ride Mont Ventoux, 3rd 4 Bridges of Elgin International

Tuesday, July 2
News - Lotto-Domo to go ahead, More Tour teams decided, De Waele in for Mapei as Cañada forced out of the Tour, Kurt Van de Wouwer out of Lotto's Tour team, Latest UCI rankings, National champions, Dutch U23 champion in national team for European championships, Sosenka declared winner of Peace Race; Szonn also non-negative, New York City Cycling Championship on TV, Correction: Mazzoleni not implicated

Wednesday, July 3
News - Tom Steels has his sights on the Tour, Lampre-Daikin for the Tour, No love lost between Leblanc and Cipollini, Reactions to the Lotto-Domo merger, A spot in Lotto-Domo for Tchmil, Olano to retire at the end of 2002, Gilmore-McGrory duo to RDM-Flanders, Frank Vandenbroucke will probably re-sign with Domo, 66th GP Nations, England road team for Commonwealth Games, RONA team for Wendy's International, Greg LeMond to lead Saturn Cycling Classic, West Virginia Division of Tourism to co-sponsor Gomart Cycling

Thursday, July 4
News - Sevilla and Botero will lead Kelme, Ag2r replaces Paumier with Loder after corticosteroid positive, Jean Delatour continues, British Milk Race to be relaunched?, Verona 2004 starts today, Radical Vuelta plan postponed until 2003, FCI-Mapei school will continue, Philippe Gilbert to La Française des Jeux, Van Dooren will leave BankGiroLoterij, Veneberg extends with Rabobank, Interest in Fertonani, McGrory and Gilmore correction, Dutch selection for European championships
News flash - Ullrich tests non-negative for amphetamines, Jean-Marie Leblanc's reaction

Friday, July 5
News - Ullrich: "One word would be too many", Flemish government suspends Vandenbroucke for 6 months, Saeco interested in Mapei riders, Wauters extends with Rabobank, Itera for Giro d'Italia, Ras Connachta preview, USACDF Awards Travel Training Grants
Tour News - Luxembourg American Military Cemetery, Vinokourov out of Telekom's Tour team, 189 riders declared healthy

Saturday, July 6
News flash - Ullrich foregoes B test: "It was a stupidity"
Tour News - Saeco threatens legal action over Tour exclusion, Tafi disappointed over Mapei, Prologue live on Cyclingnews, Moreau upbeat about Tour chances
News - Ullrich to break silence today, Telekom cuts advertising budget, Lefevere reveals Lotto-Domo management structure, Litespeed not happy with Lotto-Domo merger, Cofidis extends to 2005, Traksel stays with Rabobank, US Postal case: no substances found, admit French investigators

Sunday, July 7
Tour News - Prologue wrap up and post stage comments, Vasseur excited for the Tour, Centennial 2003 Tour Takes Shape, Tour Dimensions
News - Quick Step to decide sponsorship plans next week, What next for Ullrich?, Women's Tour of Italy a farce, Varriale and Romano's arrest revoked, De Paoli and Mazzoleni under trial, McGrory and Gilmore dominate in Turin, 20th anniversary of Williamette Valley race

Monday, July 8
Tour News - Stage 1 wrap up and comments, Daddy Yo-Yo, No positives after first check
News - Godefroot not impressed with Ullrich's attitude, Telekom makes Aerts an offer, Big Mat Woes Continue, Jean Delatour may lose director next year, Vannoppen extends with Palmans-Collstrop

Tuesday, July 9
Tour News - Post stage wrap up and comments, Solid start for Leipheimer, Dekker toughs it out, Breakdancing in the Tour's Village Depart.., Stage 3 preview
News - Domo ask for a licence for Vandenbroucke, Halgand may leave Jean Delatour too, Coppi's bike goes for 9000 euro, Alpenrose Challenge

Wednesday, July 10
Tour News - Post stage wrap up and comments, Boogerd is running up the bill, Busy Day for FDJ.com, Livingston looking to the mountains, Lance Armstrong Profiled In The New Yorker, Crédit Lyonnais continues until 2008, Ag2r mechanic sent home, Medical communique, Stage 4 preview
News - Ullrich goes on holiday, New Belgian Division I team announced tomorrow, Cipollini to race New York City Cycling Championship, but will retire at the end of the season, Blood tests ok in Giro d'Italia donne, Tammy Thomas says she shouldn't be banned, Mapei-Quick Step for UNIQA classic

Thursday, July 11
Tour News - Stage 4 post stage wrap up and comments, Surprise blood tests before stage 4, De Rooij hit by motorbike, JaJa also part of the caravan, Italian press thin on the ground in France
News - Cipollini's retirement: is he for real?, Laurent Roux protests his innocence, Walter Planckaert not too keen on Lotto-Domo, ABX to put in 2 million into Demeulenaere's new team, Fassa Bortolo will continue, Landbouwkrediet-Colnago adds, New events in Australia to get riders on track

Friday, July 12
Tour News - Stage 5 post stage wrap up and comments, First abandonment: Tom Steels, Pinotti and Verbrugghe also out, Jalabert and Riis make up, Team time trial handlebar breakages, More blood controls, Crime-stopping Mapei men, Medical communique
News - Cannondale director says they will continue sponsorship, Cipollini to give press conference on Monday, Simoni, Sgambelluri, referred to CONI, Jalabert extends for another year, Ag2r renews for another year, Robert Hunter interested in Rabobank, MTB DH World Cup preview, Irish U23, Veterans and Juniors National Championships preview, The Fastest Man On Wheels at Lehigh Valley Velodrome

Saturday, July 13
Tour News - Stage 6 post stage wrap up and comments, Fagnini fined, Shoulder problems for Hamilton, Look's Bike of the Year - the KG 381i, Lotto-Adecco on waterbeds, Medical communique, Valkenburg to host stage finish of 2005 Tour, Mail your favourite Tour De France rider!
News - WADA aims to unify anti-doping rules, Zabel predicts Cipo will be back, Axel Merckx on Dr. Michele Ferrari, Bonjour gets a reprieve, Collegiate cycling scholarships deadline looms, Hibernian National Bike Week 2002, Hamilton paper calls for locals to rally round world championships, Lighthouse brings added punch to cross worlds, Commonwealth Games competitors boost UK's WCRA road champs

Sunday, July 14
Tour News - Stage 7 post stage wrap up and comments, Freire falls and hurts his back, Rous out of the race after breaking collarbone, Presentimento Andrea Tafi, Erik Breukink rates Rabobank's chances, Gian Matteo Fagnini not happy with fine, Medical communique
Tour News flash - Stage 7: Armstrong involved in crash, loses time
News - Pantani, Zanini cleared by CAS, Mondini's suspension confirmed, Chaba Jiménez back on track, NZ track coach ordered home, Jeanson to miss Commonwealth Games, World Masters Track Champs in Manchester

Monday, July 15
Tour News - Stage 8 post stage wrap up and comments, A good day for the Dutch, Stage 9 Preview, Freire out with injured back, Renier more combative than Durand, Daniel Mangeas honoured, Stage 8 Official communique
News - Quick Step steps up, Ekimov until 2004?, Braeckevelt may go abroad, Bjarne Riis wants to help Jan Ullrich, Cipollini press conference on Monday, Vale Dick Ploog

Tuesday, July 16
Tour News - Stage 9 post stage wrap up and comments, Interview with Lance Armstrong, Saiz vs Armstrong, McEwen says he's the fastest, No green for O'Grady, Armstrong, the 12 million dollar man, Rogge and Verbruggen will visit Tour
News - Cipollini wants more support, Italian anti-doping head to resign, Hunter offered a two year contract by Rabobank, UCI downgrades Giro d'Italia Femminile, NORBA Round 4 Preview, Australian Junior World's team announced

Wednesday, July 17
Tour News Flash - Galdeano goes over drug limit in urine test, but allowed to continue
Tour News - ONCE leaders discuss their hopes, Jalabert to retire in October, FdJeux.com tops prizemoney lists after first week, Vierhouten to leave hospital soon, More car problems for De Rooij
News - Jalabert to retire in October, Verbrugghe training again, Boonen in demand, Stive Vermaut to have more tests in Saarbrücken, Simoni to front FCI disciplinary commission this week, Guglielmo Pesenti dies, Trofeo Melinda on August 29, International Sprint Tournament at Lehigh Valley Velodrome

Thursday, July 18
Tour de France news - Stage 10 post stage wrap up and comments, Seven year old boy killed on race route, Stage 11 - July 18: Pau-La Mongie, 158km, Armstrong still bluffing?, UCI: No Gonzalez de Galdeano case, Botero loyal to his troubled country, Prize money in the Tour, Stage 10 Official communique
News - Jacob's Creek Tour Down Under 2003 launched, Malaysian Government support for Le Tour de Langkawi to continue, Acqua e Sapone to continue, Mario Aerts will ride for Telekom, De Weert turns pro with Rabobank, Stive Vermaut is allowed to race, Tougher rules mean higher incidence of doping cases in France, Koersen will leave Bert Story-Piels

Friday, July 19
Tour de France news - Stage 11 wrap up and post race comments, Armstrong: More stage wins than Indurain, Lance goes for lightness, Hinault and Baal visit dead boy's family, Stage 12: Lannemezan-Plateau de Beille preview, Jean Delatour works to earn its place in Tour, More reactions to the 'Affaire Gonzalez de Galdeano', Jalabert and Virenque remain popular, Lefevere has to leave, The fastest stages in Tour history, Changes in Stage 13 parcours?, Stage 11 Official communique
TdF News update - Now it's Robbie Vs Lance, and Robbie Vs Zabel; McGee strung up 'like a kangaroo'
News - Ballerini to give Cipollini two weeks, Cipollini pulls out of New York City Cycling Championship, Simoni case postponed, Przydzial suspended for eight months, O'Bee suspended for testosterone, Vierhouten can go home, Burrow back, Strange coincidence: Dick Ploog and Guglielmo Pesenti, Cycleways-Lee Strand Grand Prix preview

Saturday, July 20
Tour de France news - Stage 12 wrap up and post race comments, Zabel in Green, but the Battle Continues, Basso Wants the White Jersey, A chat with Victor Hugo Peña, UCI and WADA Differ on Galdeano Salbutamol Case, Sandstød still in hospital, Stage 13 preview: Lavelanet-Béziers, 171 km, Stage 12 Commissaires communique
News - Lefevere manager of Quick-Step?, Suspension confirmed for Del Olmo, Saeco for upcoming races, Mapei-Quick Step for upcoming races, AXA goes on, Savoldelli and Commesso in 5th GP Nobili Rubinetterie, Gamuda Eagle Tour of Malaysia preview, Capitol City Criterium in downtown Lincoln
News flash - Domo confirms that Lefevere will leave

Sunday, July 21
Tour de France news - Stage 13 wrap up and post race comments, Simpson's daughter climbs Ventoux twice, Stage 14 preview: Lodève - Mont Ventoux, CSC Tiscali Rolls With the Punches, A satisfied Santiago Botero, Vaughters Breaks with Credit Agricole, Familiar faces, Mattan sore, De Clercq last but one, Leblanc and Hinault pay respects to Casartelli, Accident victim remembered in Marmande, Stage 13 Official communique
News - GP Zurich boycott, Lampre-Daikin to set up centre in Salice Terme, O'Bee plans to continue racing, Former Olympian makes podium comeback, Tasmanian Carnivals Series receives four-year boost, Two cyclotourists killed in Boismé

Monday, July 22
Tour de France news - Stage 14 wrap up and post race comments, Fred Rodriguez chills out in Provence, l'Etape du Tour, Stage 14 Communique Medical
News - Quick Step to announce team details on Monday, Bartoli back on July 26, Kelme has to pay Requejo, Family Mountain Bike Festival Returns to Western Massachusetts
Second Edition News - More details on new Quick Step team for 2003

Tuesday, July 23
Tour de France news - Rest Day 2 wrap up, More comments from Ventoux, Stage 15: Vaison-le-Romaine - Les deux Alpes preview, 54 controls made on rest day, Robin Williams on Tour, Voet on Tour, Seven teams still with nine riders, US Postal top the prize money stakes, Armstrong to ride two post Tour criteriums
News - Reactions to the Quick Step-Davitamon-Latexco team, Telekom probable through 2005, Mercatone Uno to continue, Freire to CSC-Tiscali, Garzelli heard by Swiss disciplinary commission, Driedaagse De Panne to start in Middelkerke, Trittico Regione Lombardia, Bad EPO, Team up with Tinker Juarez at 24 Hours Of Adrenalin

Wednesday, July 24
Tour de France news - Stage 15 wrap up and post stage comments, End of the road for Moreau, Baguet hanging tough, Stage 16 preview: Les-Deux-Alpes-La Plagne, 179.5 km, Eddy Merckx goes home, Dan Osipow in training, Stage 15 Official Communique
News - Ullrich given six months suspension, More Quick Step news, Mirjam Melchers to lead Farm Frites-Hartol in Thüringen, Punkt Grand Prix - a true parking lot criterium, The Urban Polaris Rides Again

Thursday, July 25
Tour de France news - Stage 16 wrap up and post stage comments, Sevilla abandons, 70 riders pardoned, Cooke riding on a special type of saddle, Why negative points?, Stage 17 preview: Aimé-Cluses, 142 km
News - Pantani ready to quit, Rolf Sørensen retires, Geert Omloop extends with Palmans-Collstrop, Hunter signs for Rabobank, Vandenbroucke back in the Tour de la Région Wallonne, O'Bee released from Navigators, Volta ao Portugal stages, 18 Teams Confirmed for Eagle Tour of Malaysia 2002

Friday, July 26
Tour de France news - Stage 17 wrap up and post stage comments, Lance Armstrong press conference, Raimondas Rumsas profile, Martinez wants the polka dot jersey, Hondo waiting for the finish, Stage 18 preview: Cluses-Bourg-en-Bresse, 369 blood controls so far
News - Verbruggen on Ullrich, Armstrong and drugs, Vandenbroucke's return, CA Mantes-la-Ville for LGBF, Jock Boyer on molestation charges, Tattersall's Cup 2002, Rathmoylan and Robinstown GP previews

Saturday, July 27
Tour de France news - Stage 18 wrap up and post stage comments, A coincidence, McEwen wins 'most important sprint', Monaco wants to host a Tour stage, Stage 19 preview: Régnié-Durette-Mâcon Individual Time Trial
News - Garzelli banned for nine months, Ullrich will stay with Telekom, Millar pulls out of Commonwealth Games, Van Hyfte and Peron renew with CSC-Tiscali, Erwin Thijs renews with Palmans-Collstrop, Mapei-Quick Step for Tour de la Région Wallone, Third Annual Corporate Challenge at Lehigh Valley Velodrome, Mersey Valley-Devonport Cycling Club tour

Sunday, July 28
Tour de France news - Stage 19 wrap up and post stage comments, Belgians react to stage win drought, Belgians react to stage win drought in Tour 2002, "A dreamlike good-bye" for Jaja, Virenque kids as tired as Papa, Stage 20 preview
News - Simoni cleared, Six months suspension for Sgambelluri, Ongarato and Conti, Garzelli will appeal, Kevin Livingston retires, No criteriums for Mario Aerts, Westwood Homes Kerry Youth Tour preview, Randwick Botany Annual Junior Carnival

Monday, July 29
Tour de France news - Rumsas' wife arrested
Tour de France news - Stage 20 wrap up and post stage comments, McEwen's pre-stage thoughts, Erik Dekker survives three weeks on Tour, Tour stats and trivia, Final team prize money
News - Riis talking to Ullrich , Boogerd to get married a week earlier , Celebrity Chase at New York City Cycling Championship , Spanish selection for European U23 championships, Davy's Excellent Adventure

Tuesday, July 30
Tour de France news - Lampre riders interrogated in Lyon: Corticoids, testosterone and EPO seized from Rumsas' wife, Leblanc "a little astonished", Indurain believes Armstrong can win six, Ekimov returns to the fray, and survives, 2003 Centenary Tour will start in Paris, Record percentage of finishers
News - UCI rankings post-Tour, Ullrich team change "pure speculation", Quaranta will race NYCC Championship, Verbrugghe back in Burgos, Baguet has an offer from Quick Step, Lampre interested in Kurt Van de Wouwer, Thank you Keith Esson

Wednesday, July 31
Tour de France news - Rumsas' wife officially under investigation, Products were for her mother