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Thursday, November 1
MTB News & Racing Round-up - NUE Series sets 2008 schedule, National team sizes for 2008 Olympics almost determined, Colorado & North Carolina schools battle at Collegiate Nationals, Final NMBS 2008 schedule sees changes, Gould & Kabush win US National Cross Country Calendar, Wanted: National Calendar races
First Edition Cycling News - Ballerini confirmed as Italy's DS for Beijing, Stapleton supports Rogers, Bettini for Paris-Roubaix 2008?, Saunier Duval finishes squad with Jufré, Young talents stay with Rabobank, Relax continues team sponsorship, Specialized rebuilds for the coming year, CPA recruits new member for Riders' Council, Cycling community mourns death of Hall, Ely & Smith win Fast Freddie Foundation scholarships
Latest Cycling News - Di Luca's future uncertain, Kupfernagel: The icing of the cake, Rogers not investigated, 56 nations up for Olympic Games, Lab director alleges blood doping at Tour, Uni Clinic search details, White expects fierce competition in Noosa, Australian team for Oceania Champs, Totschnig setting up U23 team, Heart Foundation challenge at 2008 Tour, Vogels' annual fundraising dinner
Friday, November 2
MTB News & Racing Round-up - Bettin wins Crocodile Trophy while Herremans inspires, Australia downhill & cross country series to open, Cross country close to home for Jongewaard, Coronet Peak withdraws as Oceania Championships host, Tidewater Challenge sees 20 years of trends come and go, Michigan riders work to halt possible trail closure, BC Bike registration filling quickly
First Edition Cycling News - Milram gets Zabel, new manager, No links to Ullrich in Freiburg Clinic, Dortmund Six-Day begins, Things looking up for Høj, Haedo calls first ProTour season 'educational', Extremadura goes Pro, García wants Vuelta, Pound takes last stab at cycling, New Continental team for Australia, L'Etape du Tour heads to Hautacam, BarBici unites cycling and coffee culture in Sydney's south
Latest Cycling News - Ciolek: "I am not a sprinter", Rabobank reviews 2007 season, Wiggins and Cavendish team up on track, Valverde up against Peugeot 207 in Murcia, Boogerd cancels Curaçao race, Mitsubishi-MKG-Jartazi almost complete, Porky Gulch Classic on the weekend, Bob Roll Ride for Kids
Saturday, November 3
First Edition Cycling News - Kashechkin case battles "the system", Lion king to roar again?, Schumacher to make "irregular" blood values public, Ullrich & Franke square off in court, "Bad blood" at T-Mobile in 2006, O'Loughlin on track, Neben fights melanoma, T-town to be resurfaced, Franzoi becomes a dad, Anthony & Bessette to defend in New England 'cross series, Rabobank retains two veterans, Pérez renews
Sunday, November 4
First Edition Cycling News - Sinkewitz exposes doping details, A positive balance for Pereiro, New races for 2008 US calendar, Cipo talks 'no joke', Pfannberger to Barloworld, Vázquez, Palomares to Grupo Nicolás Mateos, Team Kenda Tire 2008
Monday, November 5
First Edition Cycling News - Lead changes again in Dortmund, Sinkewitz "didn't invent doping", Jaksche wants suspension reduced, Astana to learn ProTour fate, Gasparotto to Barloworld, Slipstream adds 25th rider, Colavita/Sutter Home announces new signings, US gets new support for juniors
Latest Cycling News - Bennati writes letter to Lampre, Sinkewitz didn't think it was wrong, Rogers denies charges, Armstrong betters marathon time, No new contract for Wielinga, Rasmussen returns to hospital for follow-up
Tuesday, November 6
First Edition Cycling News - T-Mobile denies speculation over sponsor's future, Rabobank confirmed for '08 Tour, Varese back on track, Botero will say good-bye after Beijing, Boonen finishes year, Burghardt: Only team success counts, Glomser stays with Volksbank, Colavita/Sutter Home signs Argentinean talent
Latest Cycling News - Ekimov on building a new Team Astana, Kashechkin gets his day in court, McQuaid on Kash, Italian cyclists play football, Frommert optimistic for Telekom sponsorship, Vos tops UCI rankings, World Cycling Cent
Wednesday, November 7
First Edition Cycling News - McGee: I feel like a junior again, Kashechkin Vs. UCI decision expected within two weeks, Health Net releases O'Neill after positive test, Nominations for Vélo d'Or, Contador, Boonen get swimming lessons, Ivanov signs with Selle Italia, Merckx to race Cycle Challenge, Auber 93 completes roster with Thiré, Equipe signs two, Japan confirmed for Christmas Carnivals, Chicago gets '08 criterium, Kaka to represent South Africa
Latest Cycling News - Nicolás Mateos: Escobar hopes to renew and Sánchez likely, Ludewig signs with Sparkasse, Milan velodrome ready for roadies, Kio-Ene-DMT builds with Sacchi and Commesso – Honchar expected, Kuyckx renews with Landbouwkrediet, Hamburger admits EPO use in new book, 2007 BMX Worlds declare bankruptcy
MTB News & Racing Round-up - Jongewaard takes home turf win at Aussie National Series opener, Milatz: from running to riding, Minnaar takes one last win before undergoing surgery, Iceman Cometh to Michigan, Highland Fling marathon set for weekend, Klunkerz goes abroad, Off road stage racing craze spreads to Mexico, TransRockies sets registration record, Attakwas marathon for January
Thursday, November 8
First Edition Cycling News - T-Mobile Team awaits decision, Holczer supports T-Mobile, Four picked for Spanish Olympic MTB team, Soler flies as "The Condor of Colombia", Schleck aims for Tour de France, D'Hont writing second book, Landis witness speaks against test, Young British pursuiters to take on Spanish talent at next Revolution, Flatiron Flyers introduces juniors-only program, Trips for Kids raises money for 20th year
Latest Cycling News - Rasmussen & Rabobank go public, O'Neill apologises for positive doping test, French federation doctor criticises blood passport, Promising youngsters to T-Mobile, Sydney World Cup attracts 48 nations, Southland to pay homage to Peoples, Caisse d'Epargne signs Colombians and Stephens, Van Impe becomes DS at new team, Avermaet ready to re-up, brings D'Hollander
Cyclo-cross news & racing roundup - Vervecken's diesel running rough, Belgian selection for Pijnacker world cup, Dutch and American squad for Pijnacker world cup, No elite men's World Cup in Milan, Vandenbroucke no show, Nys continues his domination of the Superprestige, Blue-clad UCI leader Nys wins again on the Koppenberg, Trebon, Compton double up in Colorado, MAC heads to the Garden State, Ontario to host UCI 'cross, MABRAcross hits Race Pace, Horner joins Ed Krall Racing, Upcoming UCI Cyclo-cross races
Friday, November 9
First Edition Cycling News - Rasmussen admits lies, T-Mobile sponsors on the fence, Former CSC CEO doubts Hamburger, Zabel seeks revenge in Munich, Rubiera without a team, Signings official for Nicolás Mateos, Vierhouten to Dutch Conti team, LA-MSS squad complete
Latest Cycling News - Reactions to Rasmussen's side of the story, Experts discuss legal side of doping in sport, Toyota-United signs Rollin, George to MTN Microsoft for 2008, Jaksche appeals to reduce ban, Pollack to Volksbank, Wegmann big in Japan
Saturday, November 10
First Edition Cycling News - O'Grady returns to his roots, UCI clears Rogers in Sinkewitz case, T-Mobile remains optimistic, USA Cycling releases domestic calendar, Idaho velodrome and cycling park take next step, Olds and McCook to lead ProMan UCI Track Squad, Tseshaht First Nation celebrates new bike park
Sunday, November 11
First Edition Cycling News - Nys goes for four in a row, Cooke to head UK's first professional women's team, d'Hont says Pevenage knew Ullrich used EPO, Schleck brothers re-sign with CSC, Pound's successor to be appointed this week, Indurain and Chiappucci headline cycling celebration, USA Cycling releases 2008 MTB calendar
Monday, November 12
First Edition Cycling News - American takes first World Cup win, Barredo takes stock of 2007, Gerdemann hopes for T-Mobile renewal, Fans rally behind Rubiera, Damning d'Hont phone transcripts featured in German magazine, No comeback for Heras?, La Ruta goes bigger for 2007, Flanders goes "traditional" in 2008, Tour of California to release prologue details
Latest Cycling News - Rabobank report on Rasmussen, Schleck brothers stay together, d'Hont "simply defending himself", Lissavetzky will defend anti-doping fight , Soler heads south, Nicolás Mateos and Extremadura confirm members, Sastre wins in Hospitalet, Euskaltel-Euskadi's Fiesta
Tuesday, November 13
First Edition Cycling News - Rasmussen's deceit in detail, Rabobank to stay, Rasmussen reaction expected Wednesday, Belgian federation wants ProTour change, Six Days of Gent to remember Gálvez, Six Days of Gent nearly sold out, CSF Inox to replace Ceramica Panaria, Felt Bicycles extends with Slipstream/Chipotle
Latest Cycling News - Rasmussen's deceit in detail (part 2), Rabobank reactions, Bettini will make Californian debut, Vuelta includes the Angliru, Franzoi crosses from Lampre to Liquigas, Di Luca's case unlikely to be appealed, Piil doing what he can, Androni to back Savio's team, Hunter to help out Homeless Talk
Cyclo-cross News & Racing Round-up - Two first time World Cup winners in Pijnacker, Riders reactions after Pijnacker, Van Amerongen dominates in Pijnacker, Old school mud fight in Niel, British women score top finishes, New course for Chicago 'Cross Cup #5, Upcoming UCI Cyclo-cross races
Wednesday, November 14
First Edition Cycling News - Tour of California names 2008 cities, stages, Belgian federation not chasing European league, Sinkewitz settles a suit, Rasmussen meets UCI today, Bissell praise Vennell signing, Pros ready for Darren Smith Cycle Classic, Hindmarsh joins Tour Down Under
Latest Cycling News - Saunier contemplates Di Luca signing, Savoldelli to LPR, Four time trials slated for 2008 Giro, Fothen blasts Bettini, Cordero happy for Angliru's attention, CSF Inox joins team Navigare
MTB News & Racing Round-up - Riders gear up for La Ruta, The O'Deas long haul, British Series gets new organizers, Spanish Olympic selections, Barel leaves Kona, USAC releases '08 calendar, '08 Alpine Bikes winter downhill series set, iXS Dirt Masters Festival to celebrate, 24 hour racing to Dubai
Thursday, November 15
First Edition Cycling News - Millar gets new team & new attitude, World Champions prevail in Munich, Revolution completes line-up with two more World Champions, Riis happy with CSC's season, Ljungskog switches teams, Zanini retires after 17 seasons, Tour of Elk Grove names new winner following O'Neill positive, WADA kicks off world doping conference, Pound speaks on Puerto, MTB Director to leave USA Cycling
Latest Cycling News - Valverde shifts focus to Tour and Vuelta, Rasmussen to sue Rabobank, waits for UCI decision, Fahey's WADA future remains uncertain, 2008 Paris-Nice starts in Amilly, Little luck for Jaksche with German ProTour teams, Scody 2007 People's Choice Cyclist of the Year, SBS shows Croc Trophy & Tour du Faso
Friday, November 16
First Edition Cycling News - McCartney excited to continue in Europe, Four Days of Dunkirk needs host cities, Two Swiss climbers to Team Volksbank, Casas renews with Andalucía - Cajasur, Germans stage public 'tit for tat', Weak dollar to hurt anti-doping research?, Lissavetzky asks for respect from UCI, Slipstream supports youth teams, British Cycling awards 10 year clubs
Latest Cycling News - One-year suspension for Sinkewitz, Jaksche "not an issue now" for T-Mobile, All 2007 World Champions to Sydney Track World Cup, Rubiera to Astana, French firm buys German race owner, Gravity racing comes to Australia's iconic mountain, German amateur tested positive, 2008 Beauie Worlds start Sunday, Sydney considering rental bikes
Cyclo-cross News & Racing Round-up - Vantornout challenges the old masters, Sven Nys isn't worried, Compton slips from UCI lead, Frattini, Gould take MAC round five, Canadians tops in Ontario weekend, Wicks, Williams win single speed 'cross 'worlds', USGP heads to the Garden State, USGP goes 'Zero Waste', New sponsor for Capital 'Cross
Saturday, November 17
First Edition Cycling News - Horner to Astana, Team Hanegraaf shaping up, CSF Group-Navigare unveiled, WADA: money, governments, replacing Pound at issue, Lissavetzky: 'Operación Puerto set an example', USA Cycling offers collegiate scholarships, When duty calls: soldier-cyclist trains in Iraq, South African team goes pro
Sunday, November 18
First Edition Cycling News - WADA elects new chief & adopts code, LeMond: Cycling can get fresh start, Savoldelli - LPR signing confirmed, Larsson to Team CSC, Vino plans sports training center, Sinkewitz "punished enough", Mattan & Vanderaerden to stay with DFL / Cyclingnews, Gardeyn operation postponed, MTN adds pro women's road team, Flexpoint adds Snijder, Sheppard's auction to support juniors
Monday, November 19
First Edition Cycling News - Page struggles at Sunweb-Projob, Team Slipstream/Chipotle presented, Valverde continues defence, Winners crowned La Ruta, Napolitano visits Japanese, Winning weekend for Kupfernagel, Armstrong and chiropractor, Stegcomputer - CKT sponsors new team, Wenzel to Malaysia?
Latest Cycling News - Pevenage indicates that Ullrich doped for Tour win, Beltrán looks to 2008 Tour and Vuelta, Zanini wants to continue, Valverde faces rally car, Stalder and Hungerbühler renew, Lotz close to contract with DFL-Cyclingnews, Petacchi to become a dad, Voting opens for People's Choice, Scody sponsors Australian titles
Tuesday, November 20
First Edition Cycling News - Tinkoff announces 2008 line-up, Ballan: An unforgettable season, Savoldelli focused on '08 Giro, Keisse favourite for Gent, Valverde appears before CAS, Ride with Evans, Team CSC gets Van Goolen, An international season for Benfica
Latest Cycling News - Llaneras recalls Gálvez's tragic death, Bordonali expects Di Luca signature, Liquigas announces 2008 squadra, Astana's money woes threaten team's future, Rund um Köln changes, Tour of Poland awarded, UCI Africa Tour and World's View Challenge, Irish Star for Tasmanian Carnivals
Cyclo-cross News & Racing Round-up - Thirteen in a row for Nys, Gavere post-race reactions, Nys heads south, Hartogs signs for Revor, Walsleben to Palmans, Nys shows opposition his back, Trebon, Gould two for two in Jersey, Free shuttles to Capital 'Cross, MABRAcross finishes in Taneytown
Wednesday, November 21
First Edition Cycling News - Di Luca confirmed, Gent Six Day pays tribute to Gálvez, Mayo's B sample gets B test, Conquering California's Stage 3, Heras looks at retirement, Pendleton, Reade claim sportswomen awards, Botero signs, Joker Bianchi 2008 launched, Skil-Shimano's roster complete, Germans to race in New Zealand, Faulkner wins Paris-Dakar race
Latest Cycling News - Astana looks ahead to 2008 and ProTour licence, Garzelli plots 2008 season, Landis files appeal with CAS, García considers Nicolás Mateos' goals, New start for the Brabantse Pijl, Orbea and Euskaltel team camps, Cycle tours with Van Petegem and Baguet, Fois returns with Amore & Vita
Thursday, November 22
First Edition Cycling News - UCI considers 20 "wild card" team applications, Predictor-Lotto suspends Leukemans after positive testosterone test, Backstedt prepares for Slipstream season, BMX Legend Mirra makes rally car debut, MTN saves day for McLeod, Pagoto looking to better 2008, Arbitration panel picked for Landis appeal, Lissavetzky highlights Spanish anti-doping efforts, Caisse d'Epargne signs Pasamontes, Bunde suspended
Latest Cycling News - Leukemans claims "naturally high testosterone", Jane Tomlinson: The indomitable spirit of an iron lady, Page and Sunweb make up differences, Haselbacher relaxed about missing salary, Belgian crossers threaten with boycott, Another season for Rubiera, Evans in Sydney's 'Tour de Cadel', New business manager for CSC
MTB News & Racing Round-up - Cramer leaves roles as USA Cycling mountain bike development director, Winners crowned in 15th La Ruta de los Conquistadores, Kessiakoff signs with Full-Dynamix, Minnaar to Santa Cruz Syndicate, Spitz calls for more controls, Tour de Trypotophan to benefit Lllanes, Nat Ross diary, Singlespeed Worlds 2008 dates set, Two Wheel announces 2008 schedule
Friday, November 23
First Edition Cycling News - 2009 Tour de France to start in Monaco, Racing delayed for a recovering Saul Raisin, Belgians speak out on Leukemans case, Sevilla, Mancebo and Vicioso linked to Relax, Het Volk comes home after 12 years, CONI calls for Santuccione ban, Moreni banned for two years, Junior event announced as part of Launceston Classic
Latest Cycling News - Mayo analysis delayed, Doctors deny Leukemans' sex life responsible for test, Raisin: "My dreams are dead", Busy racing schedules put pressure on CXers, Bettini organises burlesque 'Bettiniadi', Cavendish and Wiggins to concentrate on 2008 Olympics, Gent-Wevelgem keeps Kemmelberg, Volksbank hires two, extends two, Max VO2 - movie seeks actors
Saturday, November 24
First Edition Cycling News - Endurance racer dies in sleep, Nys back to defend in dry lands, Lloyd looks to Olympic selection, Nürnberer signs Kleinmann, CESPA-Euskadi signs Iturriaga, Menikini-Selle Italia finalizes 2008 roster, Team CSC names new sports director, Sinkewitz admits to doping at 2000 Worlds, Bay State 'cross next New England series stop
MTB News & Racing Round-up - Haywood tells tales from her first La Ruta, Belgians select Olympians, Australian national series heads to Gold Coast, Dahle Flesjĺ on way back to competition, Fairclough takes final Honda victory, Dates for US mountain bike nationals finalized, Ripon College to offer scholarships, 60km of trails in Aussie 24-hour triple loop, Desert mountain bike epic returns, Albstadt MTB Classic registration opens
Sunday, November 25
First Edition Cycling News - Predictor-Lotto Silenced, Olympic gold medallist retires, Zanini still on the market, Palomares confirms, Rodríguez to focus on Giro, Olympics, Boasson Hagen best Norwegian, Pauwels extends, Australia's best gather at fundraiser
Monday, November 26
First Edition Cycling News - Slipstream riders having fun, Astana riders in limbo, Lefevere dismisses Sinkewitz claims, Evans supports Peoples auction, De Rooij to have his say, Hunter wins prize, Kashechkin's lawyer makes human rights case, Herrada to focus on early season
Latest Cycling News - Bettini wants rules rewritten, Santuccione claims innocence, German federation wants clarification, New team manager for Rabobank, Isaychev with Karpin-Galicia, Toshiba and Australian national teams for Beijing
Tuesday, November 27
First Edition Cycling News - Hondo signs, Dutch cyclist of the year announced, Contador and Leipheimer see Red, Schumacher presents blood values, Olympic selection up for grabs at Australian titles, Lissavetzky won't argue, Rhodes chasing triple
Latest Cycling News - Contador targets 2008 season, Caruso lashes out at Italian process, Trebon interview, Damsgaard and Bruyneel establish "Healthy Choice", Legeay comments further on Raisin, Sánchez says adios to federation, Putin wants Tour of Russia, Martínez returns to Euskaltel, Piil calls it quits
Wednesday, November 28
First Edition Cycling News - T-Mobile becomes Team High Road, T-Mobile reactions, Record numbers in Sydney for World Cup, Kupfernagel targets Olympic hat trick, Changes at Rabobank, New sponsor for World's View Challenge, Sastre' bike auction, New Russian professional team
Cycling News Flash - Deutsche Telekom pulls T-mobile Team sponsorship, team to go on
Latest Cycling News - T-Mobile termination reactions, Adidas imitates, UCI visit Liquigas, Criterium champion O'Bee sans team, Barloworld in Tuscany, Support for Hondo, Ireland's Pezula debuts, AIDS Day bike ride
Cyclo-cross News & Racing Round-up - Vantornout to Sunweb, Page to split with Sunweb, Ryan Trebon: the next ex-pat, Nys powers to second World Cup, Van Den Brand best in the sand, World cup reactions, De Knegt & Franzoi crash, Albert ends Nys' streak, National champs dominate in Japan, MAC ends in double-header
Thursday, November 29
First Edition Cycling News - Contador deals with success, Belgian court dismisses Kashechkin suit, More of Vuelta 2008 route revealed, Milram switches nationalities, London wants Tour de France return, Evans receives award, Nardello to Serramenti Diquigiovanni-Androni, Euskaltel - Euskadi looking forward, Cortinovis to stop riding, Lampre plans camp, Team TIBCO for 2008, Tour of Elk Grove grows
Latest Cycling News - UCI regrets T-Mobile withdrawal, Television coverage and races affected, Theo Bos: the Boss of track cycling, Klöden also waiting for back pay, in Astana colours in 2008?, Maastricht Six Day cancelled, Leukemans' B-sample to Barcelona, Dutch looking out for Tour start, UK Circuit Race Champs return to Beverley
MTB News & Racing Round-up - Janelle mourned by cycling community, King & Lefmann rule Australian round two, Enocsson calls it quits, Fairclough switches teams, Vazquez to lead new squad, Rotorua to host inaugural Kiwi Singlespeed Nationals, End of Polaris era, Geoff Kabush diary, Transalp names 2008 stage towns
Friday, November 30
First Edition Cycling News - TdU extended, High Road: Giant stays, Audi goes, Aussies optimistic, Amber Neben: An unusual year, Gerolsteiner continues search, Saunier Duval gets unique sponsor, USGP titles to be decided, Atlas-Romer's Hausbäckerei 2008
Latest Cycling News - ProTour to expand to Russia and China, New Beijing track qualifying system - friend or foe?, Lefevere-Dedecker ruling expected mid-December, Riis: 2008 Tour to be "cleanest of all times", Contador gets Vélo d'Or, Sprint d'Or not awarded, AG2R prepares training camp, Raisin to wed on the beach