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November 2002 - News archive

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Friday, November 1
News - McEwen tops victory list for 2002, Garzelli appeal rejected, Obree film looking for £1 million, Bessette and Van Gilder to Saturn, Portuguese sporting entrepreneur turns to cycling, Mroz pulls out, Noosa Criterium preview: Top Australian stars present, Irish Cyclo-cross League Round 3, Lance Armstrong jersey auctioned for $800, Brad McGee's "The 7th Stage" celebration dinner

Saturday, November 2
News - German Olympic Committee may exclude Ullrich from 2004 Olympics, Botero honored in Colombia, Gazet van Antwerpen Trofee opens at the Koppenberg, Hunt and Sweet to Saint-Quentin-Oktos, Jean-Patrick Nazon to Jean Delatour, Somarriba looks ahead, GP CAM Valencia honors two, Tour of Southland preview, SBS cycling programme to kick off on December 22

Sunday, November 3
News - Ullrich confident about CSC move, UCI wades into Gonzalez contract debate, Superprestige heads to Holland, Team Coast cuts back, Dean continues with CSC, Team Wiesenhof signs Baumann and Ziegler, First Japanese UCI trade team, Rodrigues back to Portugal, Giro Armstrong print now available, Jeanson on the air, Welsh Cycling Union seeks National Coach

Monday, November 4
News - Escartín and Mauri's last races, 39th Six Days of Munich preview, Parra to Kelme, 05 Orbitel up to Division II, Marlux courting De Wolf and Vermaut, Ride for the Roses Beach Race, Two new world records for backwards cycling, Westerley Cycling Club Turbo Trainer 12 hour Marathon Relay

Tuesday, November 5
News - Belgians cross with UCI, Back to work for the French, Freire hasn't signed yet, Zarrabeitia extends, De Waele finds a team, Vervecken hopes to renew contract, Bekim Christensen stays at Coast, Norwegian amateur team on the way up, Danish rider injured in Tour of Thailand, Obree film gets small boost

Wednesday, November 6
Second Edition News - Saturn beefs up men's team, welcomes back Bessette, Berry Floor joins US Postal as presenting sponsor
News - Botero back in the fold?, Gonzalez management claims buyout, Vandenbroucke looks ahead, Lampre-Daikin wants to keep Rumsas, Cofidis completes roster, Operation for Cipollini, Giro presentation rescheduled, FIAC introduces National Points Series, Finnish UCI board member dies

Thursday, November 7
News - Vermaut ends his career, Two peloton Vuelta plan shelved, Meirhaeghe and McGrory out of Gent Six, Boonen and Bruylandts candidates for Quick Step, Jose Maria Jimenez' contract suspended, Contador to ONCE, Prime Alliance 2003, Lehmann to TEAG Team Köstritzer, Voight resigns from USAC, Shimano to sponsor U.S. 'Cross Nationals, Irish National Cyclo-Cross League, Round 4 Preview

Friday, November 8
News - Botero welcomed home, Cipollini celebrations, Sandstřd back on track, UCI Mountain Bike World Cup 2003, Zülle likely to stay at Coast, Marlux and Collstrop team news, Team ComNet - Senges complete for 2003, One sponsor for Costa de Almeria in 2003?, Núńez to ASC-Vila do Conde, Rona signs Erinne Willock, Irish team for Tour of Okinawa, Cow crash in Tour of Thailand, Brad McGee's "The 7th Stage" celebration dinner, Burnaby Velodrome racing

Saturday, November 9
News - Boonen won't stay quietly, Koerts to Bankgiroloterij, Koldo Gil to ONCE-Eroski, Nuttli's hour on November 15, Teams announced for Open des Nations, Javier Otxoa to bid farewell to pro peloton, Fowler's still got it, Lumsden named GM and COO of 2003 World's, USA Cycling 2003 Board Elections, Physiologist Ed Burke dies, Obree film cancelled

Sunday, November 10
News - Bruyneel will fight to keep Boonen, Rabobank sets deadline for Freire, Two for De Nardi-Colpack-Astro, Gamito to Cantanhede, Ullrich on the move, Unzue confident for team's future, Gazet van Antwerpen Trofee round two, Nine stages for 2003 Peace Race, Atlanta cyclist killed while training, US Bicycling Hall of Fame art contest

Monday, November 11
News - Olano's last race, Otxoa rides again, O'Grady flips over and out, Acqua & Sapone contract wranglings continue, Milan-San Remo and Lombardy out of the World Cup?, ONCE at the Jacob's Creek Tour Down Under, Saeco-Longoni Sport's early season plan for 2003, Few changes for Ag2r, Cantanhede-Marquês begins preparation
Regional News - Colombian going for American continental record, 2003 Australian MTB Championships secure funding, Urban Polaris hits Canberra, Mike Tomalaris speaks at Canberra Festival of Cycling, 5th Icebike, New "Postie Fan Zone" website launches, Dory Selinger program moved

Tuesday, November 12
News - Freire signs for Rabobank, Cipollini looks ahead and back, Stremersch completes Landbouwkrediet lineup, Tenax to take over Cage Magliere, Barry Harcourt portrait, Doble Copacabana once again hits the heights, 20 teams for Tour de Langkawi, Tour Méditerranéen to go ahead, Frisco Cycling Club to take over Superdrome, 24 Hours of Adrenalin NORBA National Championship, Granny Gear 24 Hour MTB Schedule, Another Salas

Wednesday, November 13
News - Botero close to signing with Telekom, Ferrari case continues, Somarriba still looking, Grabsch to Wiesenhof, Karpets to iBanesto, Dioni Galparsoro signs for Euskaltel-Euskadi, Three German cities in 2007 World's bid, Sports Carnivals Association of Tasmania 2002-03 Series Launch, Memorial service for Ed Burke

Thursday, November 14
News - Final UCI rankings for 2002, Botero hasn't signed yet, Rumsas arrives in Lithuania, Fassa Bortolo's first training camp, Vogels and Spinelli sign for Navigators, Mroz replacement takes shape, Glud & Marstrand extends for two more years, Maxxis teams up with 7 UP, SBS to broadcast Australian track cycling, Launceston International Classic riders, 24 Hours of Adrenalin 2003 schedule

Friday, November 15
News - Van Dooren retires after EPO positive, Aimar denies Tour Méditerranéen problems, Saeco close to signing Quaranta, CCC-Polsat ready for Rumsas, Duijn to Van Hemert Groep, Dutch Cyclist of the Year nominations, Nijs becomes a dad, A Private American Collection, Marco Wilches killed, World Champions to race international keirin series, Irish cyclo-cross league round 5 preview
Second Edition News - Teams announced for 2003 Jacob's Creek Tour Down Under, iteamNova.com and Flanders merge for 2003

Saturday, November 16
News - No hour for Nuttli, Spanish rider battles testicular cancer, Three await Lotto-Domo fate, Van Bondt stays with CSC, Baranowski to CCC-Polsat, De Clercq keeps options open, Jonker signs for Van Hemert Groep, 2003 Vuelta presentation, Single day race at l'Angliru?, Accolades for Ljungskog, British Cycling begins Project China, Irish cyclo-cross league round 5 cancelled, Anthony Rappo Memorial Race

Sunday, November 17
News - Second failed hour bid for Nuttli, Van Heeswijk signs with US Postal, Trampusch to Gerolsteiner, Verheyen to Marlux, Eric Vanderaerden may direct Mez team, Euskaltel-Euskadi for 2003, Superprestige round 3, Dunlap takes a pass for 'cross nationals, Tour de Langkawi: Missaglia looking for repeat performance, New coach for Greg Minnaar, Australian "Fab Four" to line up in Tasmania, Last minute salvage of Irish cyclo-cross league

Monday, November 18
News - Ullrich looking to Setmana Catalana, Vaughters wants to start development team, Team Ireland happy with season 2002, Mez team folds, Botero's welcome home adventure continues, 05 Orbitel in Europe, O'Neill and Mactier to Saturn, Carlsson to Krone, Spanish federation president survives censure motion

Tuesday, November 19
Second Edition News - Ambitious plan to revitalize track racing launched by UCI, Durand to race in Jacob's Creek Tour Down Under, Giant signs Pearl Izumi and Jared Rando for 2003
News - 2003 Track World Cup, MSR and Lombardy to be removed from World Cup?, UCI to appeal Roux decision, Belgian and Dutch selections for the 'cross World Cup, O'Grady to ride in Langkawi, Elitron to sponsor Cipollini's team, Saeco interested in Ullrich, Brozyna signs for CCC-Polsat, Sponsor Service stops, De Wolf to Palmans, Dutch cyclo-crosser dies

Wednesday, November 20
News - UCI approves Gonzalez transfer to Fassa Bortolo, Botero set to sign with Telekom, Magali Le Floc'h joins Team RONA, Nicole Cooke to Acca Due-O, Saulius Ruskys signs with Marlux, Spanish U23 World's silver medalist faces DQ, Sievers banned for EPO use, Jeker injured in training crash, Joona Laukka forced to retire, Lithuania to honor Rumsas, Toys for Tots at US cyclo-cross nationals

Thursday, November 21
News flash - Moninger set to become another tainted supplement victim
News - Botero awarded Cross of the Grand Knight, Rumsas receives Olympic Star, De Knegt in place of De Vos in Frankfurt, Zülle stays with Team Coast, Belda wants Cerezo and Blanco, Dionne signs for Saturn, No Planckaert in Lotto-Domo, Remi De Moor "RDM" pulls out, Vlaanderen-T Interim adds another, Vainsteins to Marlux, Bourquenoud to Jean Delatour, Klostergĺrd for Glud and Marstrand, Race against Lance
Second Edition News - Mercury suspends Moninger, McGee auction, World's rematch at Vodafone, Harrop killer's sentence doubled, Dutch TT in Bergeijk, UK division III team, Mengoni 2003, Tasmanian Awards, Bray Wheelers AGM

Friday, November 22
News - Birth of the TDF, Gent candidate for Tour finish, Tafi awarded, Belohvosciks to Marlux, Liese to Coast, Spaar Select problems, Norwegian cycling troubles, New sponsor for De Nardi-Colpack Astro, Rous creates U23 program, Brixia Tour back, Verge New England Series Round 4, Cycling Ireland AGM

Saturday, November 23
News - CSC: Riis still working on Ullrich, Botero hoping for smooth departure, Telekom hits the field, Lampre 2003, Rubiera predicts six Tour wins for Armstrong, UCI 'Cross World Cup, Indurain awarded Aigle trophy, Bankgiroloterij to remain in Division II, LeMond still eager, Perque to go amateur, Jeune quits, Kayaba-Yema stops, Cycling Ireland CEO to stand down, Elliot Memorial to continue, Redline Cup, Garth Blackburn benefit, Collegiate World GP

Sunday, November 24
News - Larsson to Fassa Bortolo, Sgambelluri to Index-Alexia, Bontempi new Lampre DS, Gerolsteiner 2003, Jean Delatour prepares for 2003, Seventh Spanish team still on track, Swiss World Cup 'cross selection, Cyclo-cross Racing Calendar (CRC) rankings, Pennsylvania State Cyclo-cross Championships, Cauberg finish for Amstel Gold Race?, New FIAC web site, Tour of Flanders museum

Monday, November 25
News - New 'cross start order regulations introduced, McRae looks ahead to Schroeder Iron, Borghi awarded Casartelli prize, Timochine awarded, Former RFEC secretary dies, Panaria complete for 2003, Jensen extends with Glud & Marstrand, Major Taylor school study guides released

Tuesday, November 26
News - Cipollini wins Vélo d'or, UCI cyclo-cross rankings, SpaarSelect's future, Credit Agricole and Saeco confirm for JCTDU, Milk Ras sponsorship renewed, Vainsteins 50/50, eDsystem - ZVVZ emerges, West Virginia/Go Mart go pro, New pro team from South Africa: Barloworld, Kelly to star at Melbourne Cup on Wheels, Darren Young injured, Around Australia record restarted

Wednesday, November 27
News - Fassa Bortolo for 2003, Frigo looking for single day success, Genova candidate for 2004 Giro start, Paris-Bruxelles dealt another blow, Verge New England Cyclo-Cross Round 5, Frischknecht returns to California, All-Ireland Cyclo-cross Championships relocated, Olano to receive local honors, Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge, Personnel changes at US Bicycling Hall of Fame

Thursday, November 28
News - Giro d'Italia 2003 presentation, 2003 Amstel to finish on Cauberg, USOC confirms Moninger positive, Cofidis 2003, Neuville amateur, New sponsor for Cipo's team, Quick Step-Davitamon & Relax-Fuenlabrada new season plans, Cappelle extends, Nielsen to Glud & Marstrand, Weisshaupt to CCC-Polsat, Marlux offers Blijlevens, De Vos woes, McEwen in Surfers, Aitken in Tasmania, DPC First Legal team

Friday, November 29
News - Boonen close to departure, Formaggi Trentini back to work, Sidi and Lindt to sponsor Lampre, Stam to go for Dutch record, Dermot Nally pro, NZ MTB team for Oceania, Verge Mid-Atlantic Championship Series: Round 8, Irish Cyclo-Cross League Round 6, iteamNovaTours, Nothing to do with cycling, but there's wine on offer

Saturday, November 30
News - Pirate dreams, Labarca-2 Baqué team presentation, Quick Step adds third directeur sportif, New cosponsor for Palmans-Collstrop, Cassani to Alessio, Eric Berthou joins Team Barloworld, New Spanish women's team taking form, New unofficial record in women's 500m, Cooke tests Launceston International Classic, Another award for Indurain, New Zealand's junior woman downhill hope