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Wednesday, August 1
First Edition Cycling News - UCI and ASO make up?, Sinkewitz rues "great stupidity", Astana suspends itself, Kazakhstan believes Vino, UCI targeted Mayo, Moreni to meet CONI, Hacker cracks Rasmussen's inbox, Petacchi returns, Tour highlights package, Cox in intensive care, T-Mobile to Denmark, Barloworld to Portugal, Farquharson injured, Bands for Ben
Latest Cycling News - Cox dies, T-Mobile's Cavendish returns to action with Stannard, Brother versus brother, Aerts finished Tour with broken ribs, Gripper getting a grip on doping, No Tour TV for Basso, Lifelong ban for Ullrich?, The return of Vandenbroucke, Lampre for Portugal, Milram in San Sebastián, Tinkoff's stagiaire update, Ride for Life 2007
Thursday, August 2
MTB News & Racing Roundup - Bishop comes into form in North Carolina, US 24 hour nationals determine champions, Eatough passes on 24 hour worlds for NUE Series, Wilderness 101 draws top talent, British amp up for weekend of 4X, Canadian cross-country team for Worlds, Barb Howe diary: Heading for the hills, Trek and Gary Fisher aim to retake piece of mountain bike pie, Dirt Sweat & Gears plans another year
First Edition Cycling News - Cox mourned across the world, German TV to carry Deutschland, McQuaid open to working with TDF, No pay for Rasmussen, Men's British nationals moved, Holm plans new team, CGBF & Specialized sponsor 'cross team, Gerolsteiner for San Sebastián, USAC tweaks pro course, Lehigh Valley Velodrome
Ryan Cox tributes - Cycling world pays tribute to South African talent
Latest Cycling News - Valverde likely to Vuelta, Ghisallo service for Cox, Contador brushes allegations, Rasmussen hacker arrested, Euskaltel, Caisse and Lampre face Spanish Classics, Stagiaire riders for Lampre, Petacchi in Germany, Brown relegated after sprint, Women back in action, Victory for Bak
Friday, August 3
First Edition Cycling News - World champs get more controls, Cofidis returns to racing, Getting a grip on doping part 2, UCI extends antidoping charter to Pro Conti teams, CONI appeal on Petacchi set, Italian champ positive for EPO, Sinkewitz' home searched, Di Luca returns to racing, Bettini rests, T-Mobile to San Sebastian, Stagiaires in season, World Champions to sprint school
Latest Cycling News - Danielson recovers, Merckx convinced in clean cycling, Reus out of hospital, Suspension? Basso conintues, Klöden rides, Gerolsteiner and T-Mobile for Hainleite and Bochum, Milram's German weekend
Saturday, August 4
First Edition Cycling News - No Vuelta defense for Vino, Barloworld rejects UCI investigation of Cox's death, WADA gets Fuentes documents from Franke, Di Luca faces further inquiry, Gerolsteiner considers suit against Sinkewitz, USPRO road & TT courses reset, Vogelzang to head Rasmussen inquiry, De Rooy steps down, Euskaltel Euskadi for La Subida a Urkiola, Saunier Duval - Prodir for weekend races, RAAM opens 2008 registration
MTB News & Racing Roundup - Prokop & Kintner aiming for threepeat, Lance vs. Landis in Leadville?, Lewis to return early to Australia, IMBA picks 2007 Dirt Jump Grant program winners, Gran Canaria set for 2008
Sunday, August 5
First Edition Cycling News - Klöden racing despite self-imposed team 'break', Valverde hungry and motivated, Tankink to Rabobank, Boonen donates start fee to charity, Toyota-United DS Willett moves on, Cyclo-cross in Las Vegas?, Page to open 'cross season in US event
Monday, August 6
First Edition Cycling News - Millar takes second '07 win, CSC Extends Blaudzun and Sřrensen contracts, T-Mobile's gets 'Satisfaction', Charlotte Criterium crash adds to Toyota-United injury woes, Rain delays Kiwi medal prospects
Latest Cycling News - Evans leads reconnaissance of Beijing course, Piepoli heard by federation, Fuentes earning, Rasmussen's past profiles questioned, Relax in Vuelta, Euskaltel readies for Vuelta, Grillo prospers, Tour of Britain announces teams, Nińo positive
Tuesday, August 7
First Edition Cycling News - Dean enters Slipstream, Rasmussen returns to racing, Evans: Contador is "innocent until proven guilty", Arvesen makes history, Swift debut, Indurain to visit TDU, Lloyd beaten by "class act", Tour highlights, Toyota-United celebrate success, ValueAct Capital renews, Teams for Deutschland, Tuscany, and Ireland
Latest Cycling News - Merckx calls it quits, Di Luca's case shelved but CONI persists, Rasmussen appears in maillot jaune, Liquigas leads in Camaiore, Tinkov for GP Camaiore, Gerolsteiner line-ups, Italy to host four World Championships, Pereiro to Quick.Step?, Gardeyn chooses
Wednesday, August 8
First Edition Cycling News - Deutschland revokes Elk Haus wild-card, Slipstream secures Backstedt, T-Mobile future imminent, T-Mobile, Wiesenhof, Milram for Deutschland, WADA opens Contador investigation, Taking the triple, Camenzind must pay, Health Net without Menzies, Britain announces teams, Colavita announce Ireland lineup, USAC suspends members, Fantasy Le Tour Game winners
Latest Cycling News - Biver admits being naive, Astana's training camp, Jaksche explains, No case against Jaksche, Contador ended Tour ill, Quick.Step Innergetic denies Pereiro interest, Landis to Leadville, Euskaltel for Germany, Saunier Duval-Prodir for Germany, Milram's three stagiaires, Interim manager for Rabobank, Vuelta goes Dutch in '09, Australians top atJunior Worlds, Craft cancels Astana sponsorship
MTB News & Racing Roundup - Scorching Wilderness 101 leads to three course records, Defending champions continue streak at Jeep KOM opener, Great Britain Worlds team selection stirs controversy, US announces Worlds team, Canberra excited to host 2008 World Cup, Nat Ross diary: 24 hour nationals, NPS Round 3 to Moelfre
Thursday, August 9
First Edition Cycling News - Kashechkin positive for blood doping, Vuelta announces plan to fight doping, Cyclassics refuse Contador with anti-doping measures, Contador to hold Friday press conference, No Vuelta for Valverde, Gatto happy, Moreni attends CONI hearing, Tour highlights: Climbing into polka dots, Lloyd on the verge, Goubert & Arrieta extend with Ag2R, Getränke Hoffman debuts in women's TdF, Milram to Italy, Liquigas for Deutschland, Portland scene grows
Latest Cycling News - T-Mobile continues, CSC ready for Deutschland, History of Deutschland Tour, Milram motivated for D-land, Valjavec to Ag2r, Bruyneel looks back, Ekimov women's DS, Vuelta decision on Astana soon, No TT nationals for Dekker, Missouri hosts ProTour teams, Teutenberg and Kupfernagel consider track, Nürnberger to Holland Hills, Inaugural Marco Pantani Camp, Gran Premio di Camaiore
Friday, August 10
First Edition Cycling News - T-Mobile's survival assured, Milram holds true, too, German TV to air Worlds, Elk Haus to start D-Tour, UCI nags managers to sign charter, D-Land antidoping jersey, T-Mobile women number one, Phinney gold in Mexico, Lehigh Valley Velodrome heats up, Kelly Benefit gets advantage in Elk Grove, Priority Health Classic seeks volunteers, Interbike takes more green steps, Vardaros to Vanderkitten
Latest Cycling News - Contador denies doping, The end for Discovery Channel?, Devolder in demand, Piepoli cleared, Unibet ponders sponsorship, Norwegian wins Paris-Corrčze, Mayo waiting, Kohl looks back, Hansen and San Sebastián, Irish team at home tour, Tour of Ireland set for sprinters, T-Mobile and Gerolsteiner to France, Euskaltel for Tour of Burgos, Doping for seniors, Goulburn to Sydney Cycle Race Classic
Cycling News Flash - Discovery disbands
Saturday, August 11
MTB News & Racing Roundup - Behind the NMBS scenes, NMBS finals to Snowmass, TransRockies heads in new direction, Brentjens questionable for marathon worlds weekend, Barrel injured, IMBA warns Continental Divide Trail bike ban, Unhinged set for release, Gran Canaria cleans up after fire, Gunn-Rita back on bike, Contessa Girls celebrate, Czech 4X crosses borders, King of the Hill, Hinze Dam
First Edition Cycling News - Tailwind discusses end of Team Discovery Channel, Discovery bike sponsor Trek looks ahead, Bruyneel leaves while on top, Astana on the brink?, UCI commends T-Mobile and Milram sponsors, Discovery's White to Slipstream /Chipotle, Tour of Elk Grove continues August 'cash-teriums'
Sunday, August 12
First Edition Cycling News - Voigt happy in Germany, Rasmussen to start in Pijnacker, Antidoping briefs: Petacchi, Piepoli cleared, D-Tour blood tests, Moreni, Millar Slipstreaming, Award for Contador, Court to rule on Elk Haus, Beltrán takes a break, Schwartzkopf resigns, Wiggins and Millar in Pendle, Team Lipton rider injured
Monday, August 13
First Edition Cycling News - Demol was ready to succeed Bruyneel, Yates says things look dim, Holczer still waiting, Gerdemann angry at Sinkewitz, Stubbe to FdJ, German cycling VP investigated, Landis shows form in Leadville, Fertonani fights doping case
Latest Cycling News - McQuaid responds to Discovery decision, Astana out of the Vuelta, T-Mobile riders agree with sponsor's measures, Milram's "perfect day", Terpstra looks ahead, Moreni not happy with sentence, Klöden can hope for Worlds, Two Aussies top in Route de France féminine, Botero wins the big one, Timbercorp Australian Cycling Grand Prix
Tuesday, August 14

First Edition Cycling News - Recovering Rogers joins Aussies in Beijing, Cruz over to BMC, Roamfree pledges $20 mill for Aussie team, McEwen to the Vuelta, A-Tomic weapon, Rabobank for the Vuelta, Vos takes Top Competition, Crawford determined
Latest Cycling News - Astana may lose ProTour license, Deutschland Tour injuries, Demol pleased with team, Brajkovic to T-Mobile, 2006 Tour of Slovenia winner Nose disqualified, McQuaid blames race organizers for sponsor trouble, Trampusch signs with Continental team, Vandenbroucke to race until 40, Australian women's team for Worlds, Unibet at Burgos
Wednesday, August 15
First Edition Cycling News - Proud Rasmussen to race, Robbie out, Cadel in for Vuelta, O'Neill leaving Health Net, Unibet future no sure bet, Zabel, Valverde not welcome at worlds, Devolder tug of war continues, Baumann breaks shoulder, Gil exonerated in Puerto, Franke trial postponed, Cheerwine takes easy NRC points, Cyclo-cross readies with seminar
Latest Cycling News - Hansen happy with comeback, Unibet stops at the end of the season, Gesink on his way up, Uran on the mend, Glomser forced out by injuries, Klöden's uncertain future, Heppner giving up hope, Fuerteventura wants Vuelta spot, Tre Valli Varesine, Gonzalez gets additional doping charges, Milram's youngest
Thursday, August 16
First Edition Cycling News -Elk Haus can stay in Deutschland Tour, Race exclusions contribute to Team Unibet's end, Spanish federation defends Valverde, Dutch & Belgian time trial champs crowned, Soler capitalizes on Tour de France form, Sanchez acing to win, Martínez back to Euskaltel Euskadi?, T-Mobile to Tour of Britain, McCook to lead KBS/Medifast at USPRO Crit, Star Crossed steps it up, Nature Valley GP on TV
MTB News & Racing Roundup - Swiss dominate marathon world titles, NMBS decided by sprint finish, Copnall named for British worlds team, Blenkinsop readies for worlds, Crocodile Trophy gets tougher, Gunn Rita training in Italy, Finding Fool's Gold in Georgia, Avalanche Cup Scotish stop over
Latest Cycling News - Ignatiev rockets back, Squadra Azzurra to Beijing, Antón to Vuelta a Espańa, Terryn takes aim at McQuaid, Crashes and injuries in Spain, Cycling Grand Prix underway, Milram to Hamburg, Young Speirs lines up for Tour of Ireland
Friday, August 17
First Edition Cycling News - Valverde gunning for Worlds, Milram wants Zabel at Worlds, Adidas stays with T-Mobile, Ciolek doubles up in D-Tour, Contador to ride Missouri, Arrieta number one in Vuelta, Horner ready for more, Zabel to lead Milram in Hamburg, BMC to Beijing, Champions to T-town finals
MTB News & Racing Roundup - Californians ready for next Jeep KOM, Five American Olympic hopefuls to Beijing Test Event, Fellow cyclists help injured Murray, Wiens sets Leadville 100 record, Pua picks pit crew winner, Zink out until 2008, Top racers to inaugural Netti Enduro, Battle among sand dunes at Simpson Desert, Tour of White Mountains sponsorship extended
Latest Cycling News - Predictor-Lotto considers Leipheimer, Italians report from Beijing, McEwen angry with Vuelta non-selection, Greipel leads Ciolek, Rasmussen hacker confesses, German teams for homeland ProTour race, Henderson hit by motorbike, Schleck brothers to contest Tour of Ireland, UK's best to Newport Nocturne
Saturday, August 18
First Edition Cycling News - Déja vu in D-Land, CPA criticises treatment of Moreni, Klöden looking around, Valverde inches closer to Soler, Cunego out of D-Tour, Neben hangs on to Route de France lead, No USADA testing at 'Toona raises questions, Univest GP expands TV coverage, Hoppy leads the bean team to Crit nats
Sunday, August 19
First Edition Cycling News - Australians predict toughest-ever Olympic road race, History repeats in Deutschland, T-Mobile bus accident, American wins Route de France, Celbrations in Burgos, Vino: anti-doping procedures "a clear violation of human rights", Gil not exonerated in Puerto, Fuentes' German assistance?, T-Mobile measures impact women minimally, Caisse d'Epargne for Hamburg, Limousin & Vuelta, Hurricane postpones Caribbean champs
Monday, August 20
First Edition Cycling News - UCI rankings determine road words starting spots, Sprinter tops in crash-marred Vattenfall Cyclassics, Going fast at the Beijing TT, Bosisio takes important Olympic test, Klöden not looking to change, Popovych to Quick.Step-Innergetic?, Farrar, Sutton & Elijzen depart Cofidis, US hopefuls scope Olympic courses, Cozza recovers, Břchmann to CSC, A son for Ullrich
Latest Cycling News - León Sanchez ready for Vuelta, Boonen banged up, Hannover rankings, Pedro Delgado angry, Irish sprint hope out of national Tour, Worrack looks to repeat, Eneco Tour next ProTour race, Steegmans recovering, Tour du Limousin, Gerolsteiner happy, Wiesenhof unhappy, Paris-Brest-Paris
Tuesday, August 21
First Edition Cycling News - O'Bee's jersey earned the hard way, Vos crosses to track, CSC announce Vuelta squad, Sřrensen's season ceases, Aussies claim two records, Clarke brothers to Toyota, Astana makes plans, Elk Haus start upheld, Viva (Selle) Italia, Carrara to Quick Step, ProTour squads for Eneco, Rasmussen to Bavikhove, Vanendert to Française
Latest Cycling News - Guerini to retire, Sánchez wants strong Vuelta start, Petacchi pushes forward, Milram looking to major changes, Boonen hurting, Verduga out, Riis critical of Rabobank, Milram to Eneco, MTB rider Näf with Wiesenhof, T-Mobile goes Irish
Wednesday, August 22
First Edition Cycling News - Mayo's B sample opened, Arrieta to start Vuelta with number one, Euskaltel names Vuelta ten, Wiesenhof's future uncertain, A relief for Gilbert, Regio Tour presentation, Aranaga out in 2008, Coming to America, New Australian squad launched, Aussie Junior making waves in Holland
Latest Cycling News - Rojas pushes for national team spot, Ballan fearless for Worlds, Tenax dominates rain-soaked Tre Valli with Murro, Confusion over Kashechkin's blood samples, T-Mobile happy with its young sprinters, Baguet and Marichal to stop, ProTour leader CSC heads to Eneco, Van Impe fears early season end
Thursday, August 23
First Edition Cycling News - Rain influences Eneco opener, UCI stands behind ProTour but will consider modifications, T-Mobile & Pinotti renew, Belda willing to leave Fuerteventura-Canarias, CONI sets next Di Luca hearing, Predictor-Lotto signs Gardeyn, Scanlon retires, Quick.Step-Innergetic for Vuelta, Lehigh Valley track season wraps up, Sprint School 6, Roy recovers
Latest Cycling News - Sastre's rival for Vuelta, Prodir takes "decreased" role, Trusov with impressive second, Rasmussen considers Acqua & Sapone, Riis speaks out, Klöden feels cheated, Millar "would have won", McEwen still unhappy, Hunter stays with Barloworld, Bekker Lacota finds motivation
Friday, August 24
MTB News & Racing Roundup - Endurance 100 set for weekend, United Cycles victorious at TransRockies, Van Houts wins Tour de France VTT, Lopes & Beerten top Jeep KOM, German National Series wraps up, Landis to Shenandoah Mountain 100, March leads Americans at master's worlds, Slovenia Cup previews World Cup tracks, 4X weekend in Prague, Gold Coast, Iron Hill
First Edition Cycling News - Breschel shines in Ireland, Philippe Gilbert doubtful for the Vuelta, Petacchi's case sent to CAS, Cycling federations discuss the state of cycling, Dekker to skip Worlds TT, UCI 'cross World Cup gets sponsor, Contador guest of honour in Clásica a los Puertos, USA Crits leader out for the season, Australia tops medal count at Paracycling Worlds
Latest Cycling News - Napolitano scores Bernocchi first, Nuyens happy, Gutiérrez enjoys Ardennes, Definitely no Vuelta for McEwen, Rabobank team changes – including Contador?, Biver presents to UCI, Soler bruised but not broken, De Vlaeminck celebrates 60 years, Bak extends with CSC, Double win again for Equipe Nürnberger
Saturday, August 25
First Edition Cycling News - Van Petegem to retire, Danielson to Slipstream, Duyn extends,, Fédrigo rides to Limousin overall, Boasson Hagen cruising Norwegian style, Valverde on long list for Worlds, Jaksche's hearing in Austria scheduled, Rund um Köln to continue, An international field for Univest
Sunday, August 26
First Edition Cycling News - LeMond recommended drastic changes for cycling, Rogge wants cheats banned from 2012 Olympics, Unibet director reflects on loss of sponsor, Vierhouten reflects on Van Petegem, Antequera defends pre-selection of Valverde, Mayo to wait three more days, Otxoa adds another rainbow jersey, Canadian Worlds selections announced, Join the Fantasy Vuelta a Espańa Game!
Monday, August 27
First Edition Cycling News - Palomares happy at Regio, Rough finish in Eneco final, Unusual day of racing ends inaugural Tour of Ireland, Rasmussen in the Pyrenees in June?, González in doubt for Vuelta, No Hunter & Van Wyk on South Africa worlds team, Vuelta a Espańa to Netherlands, Vuelta Ciclista Venezuelak kicks off, Singlespeed 'cross worlds to Portland, Fantasy Vuelta Game tips!
Latest Cycling News - Hansen looking towards Vuelta, Squadra Azzurra takes shape, Bennati a likely Liquigas man, Kashechkin may start legal fight against UCI, Karpin-Galicia eyes Pereiro, Brown angry at missing out, Haedo helps Goss, Ignatiev and Tinkoff close out Regio, Skil-Shimano releases Müller, Flat tyre stops Wood
Tuesday, August 28
MTB News & Racing Roundup - Jonnier to defend world title in rival territory, Ireland selects worlds team, Leov down with broken collarbone, Vink out for Worlds, Dahle Flesjĺ sets fall schedule, Photograph exhibition to Fort William, Geoff Kabush diary, Keith Bontrager diary, QBP supports to Twin Cities Trips for Kids, WAMBA wins funding, 4. XCO Dubovac, Gold Coast rescheduled
First Edition Cycling News - TDU gets Škoda backing, Pagliarini dedicates win to daughter, Saunier Duval, Euskaltel Euskadi for Vuelta, McGee to ride Vuelta, Valverde content, Gerolsteiner decision due, Uran on the mend, Martínez back to Euskaltel, Henninger Turm loses sponsor, Van Petegem and Baguet set for Derny Festival, Brown gets podium, Sutton wants Slipstream success, Di Luca to lead Liquigas
Latest Cycling News - Pozzato ready for Worlds, Burghardt to Stuttgart, Milram confirms Petacchi and Zabel for Vuelta, Sánchez's Vuelta goals, Strauss retires, Millar for Newport Nocturne, Daughter for O'Grady, Cantele leads Trophée d'Or, Missouri roster develops, Fantasy Vuelta tactics
Wednesday, August 29
First Edition Cycling News - McQuaid reacts to Lemond, Rasmussen too expensive, Nuyens crashes out, Lastras happy with win, Caisse d'Epargne, Gerolsteiner, Bouygues confirm Vuelta lineup, Vandenbroucke still welcome, Transfer news, Join Fantasy Vuelta 2007
Latest Cycling News - Contador comments on future and the Vuelta, Discovery for the Vuelta, Berzin returns to peloton, Freire: A man without a country, Biver may quit as Astana manager, Dekker not enjoying Eneco lead, Den Bakker wants to keep on going, Dutch World's team shaping up, O'Grady back on bike, Doping allegations against German U23 coach, Grafton to Inverell Cycle Classic
Thursday, August 30
First Edition Cycling News - UCI says no Worlds for Valverde & initiates proceedings, WADA withdraws Worlds involvement; UCI expands anti-doping pledge, Gutiérrez shows good form at Eneco, Hunter to Worlds after all, No Berzin for Tinkoff, Cordero: Vuelta to be best ever, Biver still at Astana, IPCT proposes anti-doping program, Zabel & Klöden to Worlds?, Müller challenges dismissal, Discovery benefits
Latest Cycling News - Spain reacts to UCI's ban of Valverde, Controversy over Zabel nomination, Dekker hurt too much, Laverde helps sponsor search; Di Luca builds, Hulsmans extends, Mattan retiring with a bang, Euskaltel's Zubeldia for Sánchez, Guerini leads T-Mobile in final race, Milram for GP Plouay, Liquigas for Giro del Veneto and GP Plouay, Teams line up for women's races, Changes for Skil-Shimano, Twilight series kicks off, Fantasy Vuelta 2007
Friday, August 31
MTB News & Racing Roundup - Absalon takes aim at #4, Shenandoah Mountain 100 sets stage for Eatough - Landis battle, Jeep KOM series to wrap up, MTB Hall of fame names 2007 inductees, Singlespeed Worlds to Scotland, 24 Hours of Adrenalin Worlds set for weekend, Fumic Brothers & Polc rule Maribor rehearsal, Barbara Howe diary, Swisspower Cup preview, NPS Round 4 to Caersws
First Edition Cycling News - Klöden injured, Unipublic objects to Valverde's treatment, Sastre reacts to Valverde's ban, Italians feds support the UCI, No GP Plouay for Valverde, Ullrich appears at Eurobike, Kelly Benefit Strategies for USPro, US women head to Plouay, Newton returns for Nocturne, Ace Victorian cyclist passes on, Join the Fantasy Vuelta 2007 today!
Latest Cycling News - Di Luca prepares for Worlds and linked to Lampre, Saunier Duval's Vuelta goals, 189 riders ready, Pereiro will extend contract, Bruyneel to head Astana?, Kashechkin's B-sample confirms positive, T-Mobile and Euskaltel to Plouay, Belgians select TT men, Ludewig to retire, Landis decision due?, Millar is Nocturne favourite