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Monday, January 1
First Edition Cycling News - 3rd Oscar Gazetta for Bettini, Nys scores 150th career win, Sulzberger defends in Burnie, Irish track team eyes Worlds, Candian National 'Cross team seeks support
Tuesday, January 2
First Edition Cycling News - Thomas Voeckler will start in Langkawi, Ludewig introduces Wiesenhof kit, Classical flavour again for Quick.Step, Carlos Barredo: Moving to the classics team, Yong Li signs with Vitoria-ASC, California Giant Berry Farms/Specialized for 2007
Cross news & racing round-up - Ailing Nys skips Middelkerke, returns to win, Summerhill nets top finishes for US, Canadians seek financial aid, Lefèbvre in trouble again, Orange podium in Wachtebeke, Vervecken takes 'tactical' race in Hofstade, Czech giant on the way up, Vanthourenhout best in Torhout, Young ace takes muddy win, Wellens gets his fifth, Page's comeback, Nys hits 150 in Diegem
Wednesday, January 3
First Edition Cycling News - Mayo targets Giro-Tour, Lefèbvre's career in jeopardy, Rojas on his way up, Americans For LA World Cup, Llaneras to return, Risi and Stam come to blows, Stormy start to Bay Classic, Team FBUK returns as Global, Cyclingnews reader poll
Thursday, January 4
First Edition Cycling News - Indurain on ProTour: "A positive idea", Ballerini reflects on 2006, Wielinga signs with Saunier Duval, Zurich Six wraps up, Quick.Step to train in Spain, Tinkoff confirms second camp, Barloworld set to leave for TDU, Davide Viganò interview, Tournant returns for Revolution 16, Honduran team for 2007, 'Handicapper' responds to Carnivals criticism, More 2007 USA teams: California, Texas & Midwest, Cyclingnews reader poll: Best MTB'ers
Friday, January 5
First Edition Cycling News - Lefèbvre's racing doesn't impress UCI, Irish federation backs McQuaid, Voigt, Worrack awarded, Saunier Duval supports human rights, Kroon back training after accident, Canadian cyclo-cross team to Cycling Center, Canadian calendars announced, World cup of ultracycling announced, Garate, Sayers become dads, Cyclingnews team database, Cyclingnews reader poll
Saturday, January 6
First Edition Cycling News - Ullrich to Acqua & Sapone?, ProTour proposes eight-man teams, Astarloa looks for redemption, Belgian worlds team grows, Heart condition claims life of Australian cyclist, Australian road championships return to Ballarat, Langkawi will go beyond 2007, Ruiz de Larrinaga to Spiuk, Health Net to Tour of California, Symmetrics women's team, Terry Precision seeks riders, Cyclingnews readers' poll: Best photo and most improved rider
Sunday, January 7
First Edition Cycling News - Nys against Fidea in Belgium, 'Floyd Fairness Fund' open, New teams for Scarponi and Jaksche?, Hansen back in Europe, Kolobnev eager to tackle new challenges, New UCI Canadian track cycling teams, 2007 Team Lipton headed by Kristin Armstrong, Berasategui to end career, Cyclingnews readers' poll: Best track riders
Monday, January 8
First Edition Cycling News - Euro cross champs: some surprises, McQuaid starts cultural polemic, Valverde not on the move, Caisse d'Epargne for 2007 Tour de France, 2007 Team Agritubel presented, Bénéteau ends career, Battenkill-Roubaix continues growth, Cyclingnews reader poll: Best road riders
Tuesday, January 9
Latest Cycling News - Link between Valverde and Fuentes, Valverde - financial problems for Caisse?, Basso continues in footsteps, Ullrich training and negotiating, Roulston in training accident, Minister of sport Tchmil, Treviso 2008 Worlds presentation, Raleigh takes over Univega, 2007 Veterans Classic
First Edition Cycling News - The Spanish rumour mill: Valverde, Caisse d'Epargne and T-Mobile, Pound casts doubt on Landis; Tour winner hits back, Cyclo-cross World Cup heading to US, McEwen aims for Australian Championships, Preparations begin for 2007 TDU, Big changes in '07 for Colavita-Sutter Home, Dutch selection for 'cross worlds, Dutch sprinters join Revolution, Saunier Duval-Prodir in Mali
Wednesday, January 10
Latest Cycling News - McEwen a non-starter in championships, Echavarri questions T-Mobiles ethics, Basso worlds, Cyclingnews team database, Two Danes in the worlds, Targetraining launches women's team, Scottish cyclists supported by Braveheart, Commonwealth games cyclist visits school children
First Edition Cycling News - UCI take ProTour issue to European Commission, Davis to Discovery Channel?, McEwen unlikely for championships, Liquigas to Qatar, Last original Euskaltel-Euskadi rider retires, USA announce World Championship selections, Belgian World Cup selection, Keisse and Bartko claim Rotterdam, Ijima fears "dangerous" rivals, USAC development team goes to camp, Plowman Craven announce '07 arrangements, Cyclingnews reader poll: Best races
Thursday, January 11
First Edition Cycling News - Milram doesn't "have to win every race", Rabobank extends, Valverde talks teams, New Abu Dhabi race, Belgians atop 'cross rankings, Sanchez: Astaná must pay, Predictor-Lotto Camp, Landbouwkrediet - Tönissteiner presented, USA Cycling rule changes, Parkinson's research fundraising, Team Economic Energy, Team Schroeder Iron, Cyclingnews reader poll: Rider of the year
Latest Cycling News - Landis speaks, Petacchi in Qatar, Milram confirm Tour Down Under, Aldag: "The German races", Nibali's Year, Freire is optimistic, Rabobank through 2012, Willcock passes, Kingsnorth Wheelers
- Lefèbvre's last races, Belgians get numbers, World cup to US, Belgians top rankings, Canadians to Cycling Center, Dutch for worlds, USA men's picks, Belgians for Nommay, Introducing Deidre Winfield, Nys takes GP de Ster, Euro 'cross championships, Nys takes revenge, Albert on top again, Global Racing takes UK champs
Friday, January 12
First Edition Cycling News - Valverde stays put, IPCT offers DNA, Million dollar, baby!, Roche happy, Willett to United Pro, Grass roots returns to Sydney, Saunier-Duval in Africa, Team Dilà Guerciotti Cogeas, USAC sponsorships awarded, Indiana gets Midwest regionals
Cross news & racing round-up
Latest Cycling News - Judge closes Manzano file, Zabel and Aldag speak out on Ullrich, Rower makes waves in Aussie time trial, Cipo investigated for tax evasion, Roulston out of TDU, 'Ride to cure diabetes' to take place at TDU, Teutenberg working for Schools in Africa
Saturday, January 13
First Edition Cycling News - ASO: No Unibet in Paris-Nice, Landis called to Paris hearing, Swiss wait for Ullrich documents, Klöden aiming for Tour, French world champ to lead Japan's team, Cycling discovers China, T-Mobile's 'couple', Olson and Anderson, USAC announces Mountain Bike Calendar, Sweet 16 for Revolution
Sunday, January 14
MTB news & racing round-up - Ultra MTB Series schedule announced, NZ Downhill round two, First World Cup Marathon route unveiled, USA Cycling announces full MTB calendar, Spitz to Ghost, Fisher speaks at fundraiser, Aus 24 Hour Nats changes dates
First Edition Cycling News - Vinokourov denies any Fuentes contact, 2007 T-mobile team launched, Valverde inks deal through 2010, Astana meet the press, León Sánchez aims at Paris-Nice, Deadline for Canadian 'cross donations extended, Cummings awarded life membership, Team Cycleworks 2007
Monday, January 15
Latest Cycling News - Uncertainty over Puerto riders for Tour de France, Contador with Discovery Channel, Haselbacher training hard, Burghardt ready, Tonti stops for knee pain, 2007 Women's teams database, South Australian Classic
First Edition Cycling News - Ullrich's blood to get tested, Hondo banned again, No TV if Puerto riders do Tour of Germany, Crédit Agricole wants DNA testing, ProTour code judged in Spain, Sastre number one for CSC, Bellotti leads Crédit Agricole in Langkawi, US man records 'record' stationary ride, Cyclingnews reader poll: We have a winner!
Tuesday, January 16
Latest Cycling News - Lab demands money owed for Operación Puerto analyses, Cunego without improvisation, Malabrocca's home burns, schedules season, Cycling Tasmania rider-of-the-season, Phil Anderson classic criterium, New Zealand riders for Cycle Classic
First Edition Cycling News - Investigators plan to compare Ullrich DNA, Discovery Channel finalises roster, O'Grady wants ProTour Down Under, Murn badly injured, Vuelta a Murcia in doubt, Euskaltel-Euskadi training, DHL Launches Sprint School, Road tragedy claims prominent UK cyclist, Danielson to host junior's series
Wednesday, January 17
Latest Cycling News - Lancaster and Sieberg reinforce treno Petacchi, Bettini knocks knee, Klöden likes new gear, Gerolsteiner: "It's not what you say, but what you do", T-Mobile: Magenta, red, white and blue?, No Ullrich at T-Mobile, Wesemann to retire in 2008, Liggett on Operación Puerto and ProTour, Trofeo Laigueglia, World champions at Revolution, Canadians at Los Angeles world cup
First Edition Cycling News - Gerolsteiner's "Simple Recipe", Di Rocco writes McQuaid, Museeuw & others to stand in doping trial, T-Mobile Launch: Leading the fight, Boonen & Northwave renew, Riis asks for unity, Mark McCormack: Time to move on, Teams finalized for Tour of CA, More riders for USA Cycling track talent pool
Thursday, January 18
Latest Cycling News - Tour Down Under: France has a Champion, Bettini dreams of Flanders, DNA is "legal non-sense" says ACCPI Colombo, Tour 2008 in Brittany, Saunier is ready, Landis supports anti-doping revisions, Andalucia: no without García Quesada, Koschara to Sakonnet U25
First Edition Cycling News -World anti-doping code revised, Multiple Malaysian national teams for Langkawi, Stapleton corrects Gerolsteiner facts, T-Mobile women to Southern Hemisphere, Young German guns at camp, Dessel to delay peak form, Hammond's future, Vuelta Andalucía: Freire, Boonen and García Quesada?, Latasa retires, ABD cycling team, Sydney Body Art ride
Friday, January 19
First Edition Cycling News - Pereiro threatened with exclusion from Tour, Aussie UCI team upset at TdU exclusion, Tinkoff training in Marina di Grosseto, Italian national championships scheduled, German athletes elude doping controls, Zabriskie to pedal for cancer
Latest Cycling News - Pereiro admits approved drugs, Dumoulin climbs down under, Acqua & Sapone presented, More Ullrich investigations?, Ondrej Sosenka to Intel-Action, Cofidis Affair ruling expected, Luttenberger hoping, LA world cup begins
Saturday, January 20
First Edition Cycling News - McQuaid blasts Pereiro allegations, Pereiro submits documentation, Davis to ProTour team?, Millar & Lelli acquitted, Australian trackie scratched, Gilbert skin cancer surgery, Austin International postponed, Tchmil manages Moldavian sport, Vinokourov ready for Tour, Marchante lacks private life, Kashechkin aims for Vuelta, No Cipo for Liquigas, Thomas pleads not guilty, Aaron's team camp, Sydney road closure
Sunday, January 21
First Edition Cycling News - Elmiger takes lead at TDU, Cycling's older rider gives 'er in Aus, Landis looks to return to racing, Beloki talks retirement, Hammer sets US 3K record, Sastre backs Basso, MacPherson edges Goss in Aldinga Beach, Japanese track stars set for Manchester, Vancouver hosts Bike expo
Monday, January 22
First Edition Cycling News - Ag2r defends TDU title, VDB admits doping in new book, TDU recieves ongoing support, Mayo eyes Tour stages, Hammer double Golds while Aus teen takes senior 30k at LA World Cup, Karpin-Galicia for 2007
Latest Cycling News - Aust ProTour team finds foundation supporter, VDB publisher denies EPO-admitting quote, CPA Riders Council to meet, BDR president named to ProTour Council, A step back for Pollack, Americans put down the Hammer in LA, Team announced, New race series to celebrate Irish unification
Tuesday, January 23
Latest Cycling News - Belgian paper goes after Lefevere, Luttenberger responds, Latest 'Cross rankings to affect world's start positions, Rund um Köln wants PT status, Simoni rolls off in Argentina, Mancebo - too, Haselbacher and the Tour
First Edition Cycling News - Cycling power broker tells of Tour's fightback plan, McQuaid unhappy with Pereiro, Liquigas launch '07 outfit, Brown pleased with return, Hoy steps up preparation, Victorian team for Aus Track Championships
Wednesday, January 24
Cross news & racing round-up - Favorite wins in Spain, Franzoi comes good for Lampre, Nys is back in control, Nys storms through hail and rain, Local hero wins in Muhlenbach, Labbe takes Spanish victory, Latest UCI rankings, An interview with Roger Hammond, Jonathan Page interview, Women's 'cross on DVD
First Edition Cycling News - Museeuw admits to dishonesty and resigns, Lefevere rebuts; plans massive lawsuit, More on Het Laatste Nieuws' articles, Big changes at Wiesenhof, Teutenberg wants wins, Ludewig: Everyone is motivated, Milram for Qatar, DFL-Cyclingnews announce program, USA Cycling's centers of excellence, Sharp to head USAC junior development
Latest Cycling News - Tinkoff presents 2007 team, Big ambitions for Kashechkin, Pound pleads for "greater unity" in the fight against doping, Australia and Mapei back in business in Langkawi, Bouyer without a team, More team line-ups for Qatar, Valverde, Boonen, Freire and Zabel in Mallorca, Post-Tour Criterium in Karlsruhe, A son for Popovych
Thursday, January 25
First Edition Cycling News - 18 ProTour teams & four wildcards for Giro, Anonymous rider doping claim reactions, IOC & WADA on Musseuw, Pound asks AFLD for Landis investigation delay, 'Cross worlds, UPTC meeting, Mountain biker dies, Pinotti on trust, T-Mobile & Quick Step to Qatar, Voigt not optimistic, Simoni Mayo & Freire for Andalucía, Skoda - Gerolsteiner renew, Tour of Virginia details
Latest Cycling News - Ag2r: Time to confirm, Boonen without feeling, Bleib Sauber - Live Clean, Vuelta a San Luis starts, Problems for Vandenbroucke, Pound worried about German testing, for Langkawi, Saunier Duval for Qatar, Hopkins readies for memorial
MTB news & racing roundup - Schnell to Trek/VW factory team, Pua wins Temecula overall, Australia & NZ nationals this weekend, Ross & Juarez to Dirt Sweat & Gears, NMBC calendar fix, Scott signs Hill, National champ breaks neck skiing, Athertons join Commencal, De Brink Direct Mail sponsors Ten Tusscher, 24 Hours in Old Pueblo, Ray’s MTB: 3 Ride Pro Invitational, Michaux Series, Virginia Series returns
Friday, January 26
First Edition Cycling News - Pereiro cleared by French anti-doping, '08 Tour to start without prologue, Liquigas starts with Di Luca & Pozzato, Unibet - 'a team for the future', Fuerteventura and LPR win UCI license decision, Swiss lawyer explains Ullrich case delays, Giuseppe Guerini: T-Mobile's "Gentleman", Davis to Discovery?
Latest Cycling News - Lefevere sues Dedecker, Museeuw questioned by police, VDB denies all, McQuaid to introduce new anti-doping plan, American bunny-hopper crosses through Europe, 2007 Vuelta a Murcia cancelled, Quick.Step train in Tuscany, Deignan out of Langkawi, National development team for Tour of California, Knee surgery for Euskaltel rider, British Cycling confirms TdF Cyclosportive
Saturday, January 27
First Edition Cycling News - Lefevere hits back, Mourey out of 'cross Worlds?, Ullrich spokesman responds to Swiss Olympic statement, LeBlanc helps present Euskaltel Euskadi, Cofidis: A new jersey for its 11th anniversary, Scanlon moves to Toyota-United Pro, UCI reacts to Belgian doping stories Saturday, January 27
Sunday, January 28
First Edition Cycling News - Bettini disappointed by Museeuw, 'Cross worlds, GP Etruschi opens Italian season, Züri Metzgete organizer steps down, 2011 road worlds awarded, 2009 mountain bike worlds awarded, More Spanish races for Sastre, García Quesada commences legal action, Tour de Langkawi - Kam Po Wong back, Colavita/Sutter Home to international races
Monday, January 29
First Edition Cycling News - Cyclo-cross World Cup for US, Riccò starts early in Argentina, MNCF meets Langkawi creditors, South Africa returns to Langkawi, Landis: $150,000 for fund & asks French to wait, Aune to Menikini Gysko, Very Italian - Tenax, Ceramica Flaminia for 2007
Latest Cycling News - Basso: "I have nothing to prove", German teams happy with Qatar debut, Selle Italia fire up for Langkawi, CSC headed to California, US team for Manchester, Less racing in Austria in 2007, Joseph Sunde Memorial Crits raise $5000
Tuesday, January 30
First Edition Cycling News - Wellens to sue Worlds organisers, Page celebrates career highlight with Belgian buddies, Basso and Discovery training in Solvang, Pinotti: Hunting that big stage win, Qatar: Last race for Leblanc, UCI announce women's teams increase, Motorist jailed over Carr's death, MERCO Credit Union Cycling Classic gets into gear
Latest Cycling News - Rough times in Qatar desert, Stressful start for Petacchi, Prudhomme: "Basso racing the Tour de France?", McQuaid visits Malaysia regarding payments, Tour Down Under confirmed as ProTour contender, Ullrich asks to prevent DNA test, Toyota United for 2007, Lombardi directs Argentinean team, Botero back?, Casar looks for presents in Langkawi
Wednesday, January 31
First Edition Cycling News - UCI committed to ProTour but prepared to negotiate, Ullrich willing to give DNA, Armstrong joins Discovery camp, Doping controls to increase, TV interview claims doctor knew of doping, Cataldo hit by car, Soetens' season over, Sid Patterson GP
Latest Cycling News - Landis doesn't expect to compete, FdJeux for 2007, Info needed in Quick-Step allegations, Boonen: Qatar to Sanremo, 2009 Vuelta in the Netherlands?, Barloworld training camp, Vuelta a Murcia is alive, Rabobank for DNA samples, DNA affirmed by Gerolsteiner