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Saturday, December 1
First Edition Cycling News - Health Net-Maxxis keeps strong core, Aussies lead in Sydney World Cup, Cycling's new golden couple, Odds on a new High Road sponsor, All about the Classics for Eisel, Rogers on Stapleton, Cycling scoops London tourism awards, German court orders Fuentes testimony, Brindabella Challenge, CSC auctions memorabilia for charity
Sunday, December 2
Cycling News Flash - Time trials mark the Giro 2008
First Edition Cycling News - Phinney featured on US Sydney World Cup team, Riders react to 08 Giro route, Rojas injured on training ride, Tyler Farrar comes home; sort of, Rasmussen says he considered suicide, Cavendish optimistic about High Road's future, Sunderland to hold cycling clinic in Inverell
Monday, December 3
First Edition Cycling News - Stomach problems stump Pendleton in Sydney, Hammer slowed by back injury but on track for Beijing, Gent Six Day victors look to Beijing, Tinkov and Savio 2008 Giro, Christmas in Belgium for Canada's top'crosser, Sparkasse signs Australian Champion, Evans does his bit, Kangaroo a prized catch for Tauler
Latest Cycling News - Bruyneel confirms 2007 Astana debts to be paid, Gasparotto excited for Giro and Barloworld, Hampsten pleased with Giro's Gavia, Australian ProTour team interested in Rogers, Davis hits the track, De Rooij "should have" handled Rasmussen differently, High Road training camp, CSC survives blizzard, Riebenbauer to Continental Team
Tuesday, December 4
First Edition Cycling News - Biver's reacts, Evans rates ProTour win over Tour, Cronulla to farewell White, Valverde to race Murcia, 2008 Professional continental teams, Grupo Nicolas Mateos-Murcia happy with selection, Giro calls for drug free cycling, Shimano & PRO continue support
Latest Cycling News - Vaughters represents Slipstream at Giro launch, Backstedt out of Beijing, Sastre returns from Norway, Giant confirms with High Road, Larsson eyeing Olympics, Abakoumov returns to Jartazi, Weissinger extends with Volksbank, Couto elected CPA vice-president
Wednesday, December 5
First Edition Cycling News - Pinotti expects to show off in Giro, 2008 ProTour teams, Damiano Cunego: Stepping back into the limelight, Maxime Monfort stays with Cofidis, Another Vanthourenhout goes pro, Big names to honour Peoples, Sean Kelly team continues
Cyclo-cross News & Racing Roundup - Luck in the mud for Nys, Another Vanthourenhout goes pro, Nys triple tested, Wicked weather flip-flops USGP, Gould doubles in Portland, Nys to ride road?,Albert to ride nationals as elite, Donahue scores career highlight, Bruno-Roy benefits from Koksijde, US riders must petitions for Worlds by December 10, US Nationals registration deadline approaching, Upcoming UCI Cyclo-cross races
Latest Cycling News - Fuentes concerned about sport's impact, Lefevere stops with AIGCP, Boonen plans his schedule, Wesemann to lead Pedaltech-Cyclingnews, No Bartko for Berlin, "Hard reality" for Veneberg, Wrolich travels world, Surgery for Lancaster, Astana announces camps
Cycling News Flash - Mountains define 2008 Vuelta a España
Thursday, December 6
First Edition Cycling News - 2008 Vuelta for the mountain men, Tour de Georgia announces 2008 plans, Cofidis reconsiders sponsorship, Milram to change national affiliation, A year in review for Gerolsteiner, Next Tour of Langkawi for the people, Van Goolen "ripe" for Tour, Roberts returns to German team, Good news for Volksbank, AACTD announces symposium
Latest Cycling News - Fuentes: "I am the famous cycling criminal", Klöden to stay with Astana, Nys wins Kristallen Fiets, Quick.Step boycotts awards, Vuelta goes Dutch in 2009, Zabel to defend title in Bremen, Tropicale Amissa Bongo awarded 2.1 status, 2008 AIDS/Lifecycle ride to return in June, IWCC looking for riders to race in Israel and Europe
Friday, December 7
Cycling News Flash - Vinokourov handed one-year ban for blood doping
MTB News & Racing Round-up - Mountain biking's second coming, Sydor still going strong off-road, Australian cross country NMBS to Threadbo, BC Cycling hands out awards, Felt signs Zink, La Ruta ponders route changes, Sea Otter to celebrate 18th year, Cyprus Sunshine Cup for 2008, Mike & Mary diary, Nick Martin diary
First Edition Cycling News - Vinokourov retires but fights on, Vos debuts on track, Burghardt injured, Di Luca faces CONI, Jaksche's career ends?, Godefroot and D'Hont face off, Millar joins WADA, Sprint kings to Surfer's Paradise, Orbea Oreka roster final, Fun in the offseason at Bettiniadi, Simoni races in the Dolomites
Latest Cycling News - GT organisers' races outside of UCI calendar?, Beijing Track World Cup: Olympic test event set to sizzle, Sastre to ride Giro?, Soler Colombian Sports Man of the Year, Milram on Mallorca, Scott new partner of Saunier Duval, Irish Postal Service main sponsor of Sean Kelly Team, Schur confesses "informer" background, Giling to Pedaltech-Cyclingnews, UCI officials visit Brindabella Challenge
Saturday, December 8
First Edition Cycling News - Vinokourov shuts the door on cycling, Hincapie's new pastures, Milram's topsy-turvy season, O'Loughlin sets record, Legeay resigns, Germany loses another race, Sinkewitz wasn't alone in TdF doping, Liquigas heads to Spain, T-towns best spin for CRCA
Sunday, December 9
First Edition Cycling News - Dutch track team sees success in Beijing, Slipstream rider shines, Bates overcomes disappointment, Men in Blazers, Valen to Flexpoint, Multiple Ullrich trips to Madrid?, Howe to do things in Pittsburgh
Monday, December 10
First Edition Cycling News - Superprestige turns into two-man battle, Beijing velodrome draws praise, Australians on track for Beijing, "4 days" of Dunkerque route changes, US 'cross nationals to Kansas next weekend, MPCC adds member, 2007 in review, Flexpoint complete, Florencio's aspirations, Neo-pro Canuti aims big, Barbot-Siper roster set
Latest Cycling News - High Road signs anti-doping programme, Oscar TuttoBici for Rebellin, Riccò tests 2008 Giro, Confusion over T-Mobile and the 2006 Tour, Unibet's Hanegraaf hopes for licence, Lampre meets for first 2008 camp, Caisse d'Epargne team meeting, 20 teams for Jelajah Malaysia, Numbers on the increase for Christmas Carnivals
Tuesday, December 11
First Edition Cycling News - Soler focused on Grand Tour future, Elk Haus Simplon ready for 2008, Menchov takes time out, Matt White: Out with the old, in with the new, Gilmore has sights set on Beijing, Graham's comeback on track, Newcastle training ride ends in tragedy, Jarvis gets UCI medical gig
Latest Cycling News - Mazzanti rolls on with Tinkoff, T-Mobile's withdrawal a blow to Jaksche, Liquigas visited by UCI, Antequera keeps faith, Pecharroman issues with finasteride, Wyman's fresh approach to results
Wednesday, December 12
Cyclo-cross News & Racing Roundup - Belgians threaten championship boycott, Nys, Van Den Brand extend leads, Euro 'cross camp readies for fifth year, Sunweb woos Wellens, demotes Vannoppen, Motocrosser turns cyclo-crosser, US championships draw record entries
First Edition Cycling News - Worre: Riders mislead the UCI, Designa Køkken gets CSC rider, Menchov and Garzelli join Murcia lineup, Carrigan focussing on TT, Karpin-Galicia optimistic, Increased controls at Stuttgart Six Day, Armstrong to open Israel cycle route, Final Croc Trophy videos, B&E sponsors Tassie Carnivals' UCI series, Sooty Park is back
Latest Cycling News - Burghardt's knee injury, Celestino retires, Milram 2008 roster, Online whereabouts system, Lampre visited by UCI, USA 'Cross nationals preview, German prosecutor closes Jaksche case, Wegmann plots 2008, Relax doubtful for 2008, Verheyen to Mitsubishi-Jartazi
Thursday, December 13
First Edition Cycling News - Gould climbs higher, McQuaid hopes for China Tour popularity, Kelly wins award, Quick.Step heads to Italy, UCI amends ProTour rules, Maastricht six day cancelled, Tour of Pennsylvania invites teams, Supercomputer powered by MIT cyclists, Ex-schoolteacher signs for British team, Cycling Science Symposium, USAC appoints northeast coordinator
Latest Cycling News - Vinokourov slams European pro scene, 2008 Tour de Romandie announced, Sánchez' future at Euskaltel uncertain, Martinez returns with Amore&Vita, Crawford signs for Marco Polo, Pendleton Sportswoman of the Year, Team Inferno releases roster, Cycling stars at Cronulla Grand Prix
Friday, December 14
First Edition Cycling News - UniSA allowed in TDU, Successful start for Scotty's Race, In Flanders fields: How to watch cyclo-cross, Lars Boom sticks with Rabobank, China's hope for track gold, Sevilla's career in jeopardy, Abbott, Sears receive USA collegiate scholarships, UK votes back cycling facilities, Newcastle riders to remember Mason
Latest Cycling News - Tour of America: shorter but still vague, O'Grady "still inconsistent", racing at Revolution 2, Kirchen Sportsman of the Year, Sánchez to line up in Murcia, Telekom doctors falsified patient records, Godefroot sues D'Hont, CSC signs Danish neo-pro, Evans documentary on SBS
Saturday, December 15
MTB News & Racing Round-up - Peat still getting better, Juarez to Australia, Iron Horse grows sponsorship, 24 hours of Adrenaline to return to roots, Gripped Films sponsors team & stars in Banff, Full-Dynamix RSM signs two, Barel joins Subaru, Team previews Worlds gravity courses, Ex-MTB rider to race again, NZCT National Cups explained, Gunn-Rita diary, More SORBA support
First Edition Cycling News - Evans cleans up at Aussie awards, Omega Pharma extends with Lotto, Marco Polo gets new title sponsor, USAC selects hosts for three more national championships, USAC recognizes ten clubs, Kelly Benefit Strategies/Medifast adds five, Team Cycleworks for 2008
Sunday, December 16
First Edition Cycling News - 2009 Tour's stages in Monaco confirmed, Evans training for '08 Tour, Di Luca appeals suspension, Tinkoff gets new delivery, Van Bon to Marco Polo, Irish riders to Giant Asia, Mancebo jumps ship, Concussion for Vadaros, Trials riders to scale 4th tallest building
Monday, December 17
First Edition Cycling News - Trebon knocked out of US titles, White caps career in Cronulla, Guidi retires, Van Petegem named director, Zabel returns to Weihnachtspreis, Benfica finalises roster, Aussies set for second Revolution, Breschel escapes the cold, Austrians fly to Canaries
Tuesday, December 18
First Edition Cycling News - Revamped route for Tour de Langkawi, Astana with cards to play, Horner in hospital, Riccò knows '08 Giro stages, Basso rides for Intervita, Boonen scoops Belgian award, Lampre and Liquigas get ProTour extensions, Dedecker to pay damages, Carlo Santuccione banned, Davide Santuccione follows dream, Podlesch in training accident
Wednesday, December 19
First Edition Cycling News - Hoy on target for worlds, Savoldelli, Di Luca have busy weekend, CPA expresses its concern, Cancellara drops Olympic track plans, High Road training camp, Rasmussen to sue Rabobank, Lampre signs Bindi, Iriarte signs with Viña Magna-Burgos, Short training camp for Niermann, Morscher back, New kittens named
Cyclo-Cross News & Racing Roundup - Snow and cold turn US nationals treacherous, Vantornout reaps career-best win, Nys plays with his competition in Essen, Fidea, Wellens continue through 2011, Sunweb fires Vannoppen, Pohl wins in Overijse, Upcoming UCI Cyclo-cross races
Thursday, December 20
First Edition Cycling News - Contador called "figure of the future", O'Bee signs last-minute deal, Tour de France to start in Scotland?, "B" samples positive for two riders, Life-time ban sought for Marzoli, Women's team Getränke Hoffmann stops, Lastras eager to start season, Mayoz signs with Karpin Galicia, US team partially named for 'Cross Worlds, AFLD bans Landis from French racing, Cyclingnews Reader's Poll
Friday, December 21
First Edition Cycling News - Valverde looks to season's second part, Furious Mayo believes in conspiracy, Soeder wins award, Gould fights for gender equality, Unibet becomes Cycle Collstrop, Beloki to announce future plans, AG2R trains in France, Aune to Uniqa-Graz, Leukemans' positive due to doctor failure?, Two years for Fertonani, Milton back on the bike, USAC awards cycling center grants, Cyclingnews Reader's Poll
Saturday, December 22
MTB News & Racing Round-up - Kiliman - tougher than the rest?, Buchanan's winning weekend, New Zealand opens first National Park to MTBs, Kona & Nissan partner on grassroots sponsorship, Pure Tasmania for January, F1RST to Sea Otter, Jamaican MTB festival celebrates 10 years, 4th Lumberjack, Suzuki steps up 24hr sponsorship, USAC national calendars
First Edition Cycling News - New North American pro team, Wilson signs for North American team, Fired Lotto doctor defends himself, Spain won't sanction Mayo, UniSA for TdU, Beloki joins involuntary retirees, New Canadian stage race, Milram in Tuscany, Lotz retires, 2008 Teams database online, Cyclingnews' Reader's Poll - enter and win!
Sunday, December 23
First Edition Cycling News - Star-studded line-up for Bay Crits, Italy gets new World Cup, Fuglsang wins Danish honor, Zanini stays with Lotto, Canadian RACE Pro steps up, UCI says it will take Mayo case to CAS, Frei ready to concentrate on riding, Landboukrediet signs Cibel, Fort Collins wins bid US Nationals bid, Dilà Guerciott roster, 2008 Teams database grows, Cyclingnews' Reader's Poll - enter and win!
Monday, December 24
First Edition Cycling News - Leipheimer: Back for more, Saunier Duval DS critical of UCI, Nys makes Olympic plans, Flores ends career, Ciolek on the move, Hoy calls for velodrome replacement, Redlands revamped, Cyclingnews' Reader's Poll - we want your vote!
Tuesday, December 25
First Edition Cycling News - Season's Greetings from Cyclingnews, Langkawi route revised?, Leipheimer: back for more, part two, Garcia latest Relax victim, Belgian CX coach waiting, Albert: I'm no Merckx, Parra heads home, Caico names '08 roster, Kohl returns to the cold, Cyclingnews' Reader's Poll - we want your vote!
Wednesday, December 26
First Edition Cycling News - Basso picks up pieces, Stapleton happy, UCI says biological passport ready, Pooley scouts in Beijing, Klinger reflects on neo-pro year, Jacques-Maynes makes comeback, Tragedy for Volksbank rider, Zabriskie leads Tour of Bahamas line-up, Neotel Track Festival draws top South Africans, Cyclingnews' Reader's Poll - we want your vote!
Thursday, December 27
MTB News & Racing Round-up - Planning for a new Colorado epic stage race, UCI holds World Cup seminar, Nys' pre-Olympic plans, MS-Intense signs young Swanguen, Strobel returns to Maxxis, Gunn-rita diary, Bike the Rock to host Euro trials championships, Australian Nationals changes, Test of Metal, Fool's Gold, Racing at Coronet Peak
First Edition Cycling News - Big names battle in Belgium, Salvetat ponders retirement, Up and coming riders fare well in Latrobe Carnival, Predictor - Lotto fires Leukemans, Karpin Galicia announces Langkawi team, Landbouwkrediet signs Gourgue, Tour stage winner passes away, Basso gives back with Intervita, Cyclingnews' Reader's Poll - we want your vote!
Friday, December 28
Cyclo-Cross News & Racing Roundup - Tense three-man battle in Hofstade, First of the season for World Champ, Salvetat ponders retirement, Johnson flies stars & stripes in Belgium, Simunek slides to first season win, Nys makes Olympic plan, Euro 'cross briefs, Bessette's Europe campaign starts slow, Jacques-Maynes' comeback complete
First Edition Cycling News - Six Day racing to the USA, Basso to Barloworld?, Fuentes expects Nobel prize?, Indurain supports TdU, O'Grady ready to go, Leukemans alone, Roesems returns, Italian championships to Bergamo, Moser in ski crash
Saturday, December 29
First Edition Cycling News - Kelly on track for Beijing, Eneco confirms as sponsor, Casper to sue Unibet?, GPS tracking for athletes endorsed, Franzoi forced to rest, Jamieson happy to ride at home, Dag-Otto now Dance-Otto? De Vlaeminck rates Belgians, Howe injured, Caucchioli welcomes new addition, Cyclingnews' Reader's Poll - last call!
Sunday, December 30
First Edition Cycling News - A day of flats in Belgium, Heras calls it quits, Crashes mar first day in Devonport, Bettini takes Il Premio Gazzetta, Tour de Vineyards ready to kick off, ValueAct Capital Cycling team for 2008, British Cycling's Cookson & Dailey win awards, Counting down to SSWC registration
Monday, December 31
First Edition Cycling News - Joly is back on his bike, Hammond makes Team High Road debut, Page in search of support, Niermann out with influenza, Ullrich's Olympic medals in danger?, Franke offers more accusations, Injured Liptrot joined by parents, Venezuela for Copa América