December 2001

November 24-December 3
Juegos Deportivos Centroamericanos - Guatemala JR

November 26-December 2
Champ. Panaméricain / Panamerican Champ. - Uruguay CC

December 1
News - Italy and France boycott Spanish Cyclo-cross World Cup, Casero update: still no decision, Liquigas gives birth to Cage Maglieria-Olmo, Gilberto Simoni to wed, Claudio Salvi positive, Mapei-Quick Step in Arona, BankGiroLoterij to train in Calpe, Saturn women's team announced, No UCI status for Sea Otter, Government funding boost for Tassie carnivals, Profile recalls two types of aero bars

December 2
News - "The Oarsman" retires, Vuelta partially unveiled, Jairo Perez positive, Irish Cycling Federation comes to a halt, Annibale Brascola, Pennsylvanians get cycling scholarships, Winners just keep on winning
Results - Argentina - 57th Tour of Valley, 72th Doble Media Agua, Australia - Chelsea & Peninsula Cycling Club, Carnegie Caulfield CC, Caesar's Illawarra CC, Gold Coast CC, Gold Coast CC Track, Devonport AC Track Carnival, National XC Series - Round 3, UK - Southern England Cyclo-cross Champs, Twickenham Winter Series #3, Eastern Region Cyclo-x Championships, USA -New York State Cyclo-x Champs, 2 Hours of Oleta (MTB), REI/Novara Seattle Metro 2001 Cyclo-x Series, Cayuga Cyclo-x Series Final, Verge NE Cyclo-x Series #5, Cyclo-x, New Mexico Cyclocross Series, River City Cross Crusade 2001 - final results, Ramapo Valley CC Short Track, Urban Cyclo-cross #5,

December 3
News - Six Day season in full swing, Pressured Bayley cops a fine in Melbourne, Lotto-Adecco for Jacob's Creek Tour Down Under, Mapei and Saeco have first gathering today, Amore e Vita 2002, Irish Cyclo-Cross Championship preview

December 4
News - Casero signs for Team Coast, UCI cyclo-cross rankings: Nijs number 1, Dekker, Van Moorsel Dutch cyclists of the year, CPLD will hear Txema Del Olmo in January, War and politics postpone South Asian cycling championships, New look for Acqua & Sapone in 2002, Fausto Coppi monument in Turin, Joaquim Sabaté dies, Third division for Mälarenergi - none for SIME?, Second Criterium de Talavera, Merrimack cyclo-cross preview
Results - Australia - Carnegie Caulfield Criterium, Eastern Suburbs Summer Criterium Series, CycleWest Omnium Series #2, New Zealand - Cyco Criterium series

December 5
News - Cipollini and Ullrich in South Africa, More team meetings: Fassa Bortolo and US Postal, Armstrong 6th in Dirty Duathlon, Be One 2002, New Australian team, Somarriba and Ruano lament lack of support in Spain, Tour du Faso 2001 on Eurosport, WADA aims for unified Anti-doping code
Second Edition News - David McKenzie is back, at the head of iteamNova

December 6
News - No money for Virenque from Qatar, US Postal camp starts today, Road rage killer convicted, Lampre-Daikin assembles, Konecny hit by car, Kleynen to have knee op, Pascual extends, Pantani starts early, Tony Cruz gets back to his roots, MTB Downhill World Cup in crisis, Ford pulls out, Four million pounds for UK cycling, LUNA Chix to ride Santa Cruz, Glorious DeFeet for US Under-23s, Outschakov still looking

December 7
News - World title boost for Belgians, Saeco-Longoni Sport to start 2002 in Australia, Konecny hurt, Groningen plans events around Giro, Javier Pascual Llorente continues with Kelme, Lisbeth Simper signs for Michela Fanini, Baffi to ride Basslink Tasmanian carnival series, 23rd Bayern-Rundfahrt, Avanti for 2002 Trust House Tour of Wellington, AMBC schedule changes, New features on Cyclingnews: Cruz, Wegelius, Oleta

December 8
News - Bugno to be questioned in court in Belgium, Rabobank opt out of Vuelta, Mapei, Credit Agricole and Lotto aim for Tour de Langkawi, Saturn signs Rashaan Bahati, Powerplate-Bik want Somarriba, Rotterdam to support Leontien's cycling clinics, Vlaanderen-T Interim riders to undergo tests, Irish 'cross championships, Tour of Belgium 2002 to start in Oostende, South African suspended for a year, Glud & Marstrand Horsens 2002

December 9
News - Lance goes backcountry, Pascal Lino calls it a day, New event for Queensland, Sponsorship goes up, and down, Rebollo Relaxes, BigMat-Auber not so big, JP van Zyl signs, Irish charity event makes a comeback, Phonak makes a Spanish call, New division 3 team, South Africans get ready for Tour de Langkawi
Results - Australia - Tatonka Sydney Urban Polaris, Southern Cross Junior Track Open & Madison Cup, Manly Warringah CC, George Town Track Carnival, Carnegie Caulfield CC, Randwick Botany CC, Gold Coast CATS CC, Caesar's Illawarra CC, Caesar's Illawarra (track), Denmark - Danish cyclo-cross Post Cup #3, Germany - Frankfurter Rad-Cross , Luxembourg - GP De Kopstal, Italy - Gran Premio Cittŕ di Bassano, Spain - Elorrio cyclo-cross, UK - London Cyclocross league Round 9 (Sussex League Round 4), Calshot track league, USA - Georgia Cross Series Championship, Chimborazo Grand Prix cyclo-cross, Boulder Cross Rd 6, New Mexico State Cyclo-x Champs, Sorrento Cyclo-x & California State Champ's, Boulder Cross Rd 5, Verge New England series, Northampton CC Cyclo-cross Championships, Chris Cross International CycloCross

December 9
Paraguayan Time Trial Championships - Paraguay CN

December 10
News - Jalabert to continue through 2003, Rik Verbrugghe awarded, Bradley McGee creates development squad, Domo-Farm Frites and Uni SA for JCTDU, Tacconi Sport meet on Tuesday, Popovych prepares, Ronde Van Vlaanderen to start in Brugge until 2005, Tour de la Région Wallonne 2002, Baltimore USA 'cross nationals

December 11
News - Armstrong speaks, Verbruggen supports French EPO test, A late start for Sevilla, Luca Paolini continues with Mapei, Japan v Australia on the track, Wim van Est gets his own street, Cyclingnews 2001 Reader Poll, USA Cycling Clubs of the Year
Results - Australia - Eastern Suburbs Summer Criterium Series, Carnegie Caulfield Tuesday criterium

December 12
News - Two Belgian teams in Wortegem-Petegem World Cup, 2001 Fielders Australian Cyclist of the Year Awards, Beltrán aiming for the Giro and the Vuelta, Belgian professional teams 2002, Team Maxxis-MSC adds Europeans, Bart Bowen finds new role at cyclo-cross races, South African Cycling takes another step towards unification, British MTB dates 2002
Second Edition News - Armstrong carries the torch, Simoni and Di Luca undergo aerodynamic tests, Laurent Jalabert interviewed on Cyclingnews, Jacob's Creek Tour Down Under teams complete
Results - Australia - CycleWest Promotions Omnium Series #2

December 13
News - Ferrari trial gets underway, O'Grady and Aitken ride the Super-Drome Saturday, Domo-Farm Frites in Spain, Team Fakta to start season 2002 in France, Ville de Charleroi cements future as Marlux , Swedish Cyclists of the year, Jalabert interviewed
Second Edition News - Ullrich: "I can win the Tour again", 2002 UK Polaris dates, Coors Classic archive gets permanent home, US cross nationals start grid
Third Edition News - Australian cyclist banned, Australian road cyclist of the year correction, An Irish classic, Prime Alliance 2002
Results - New Zealand - Cyco Criterium Final

December 14
News Freire makes last public appearance for 2001, Panaria and Colchon Relax-Fuenlabrada name teams for Langkawi, Verbrugghe and Van Petegem to start 2002 season later, Bankgiroloterij to race in Qatar, Van den Brand to Ton van Bemmelen-Novilon, USA 'Cross National's: Course preview, Sports Carnivals Association of Tasmania launch website, David McKenzie and Ryan Bayley interviewed
Second Edition News - Vuelta a España 2002 preview, Luc Leblanc wants money from Italians, Castelli quits, Mercatone Uno 2002, Team Colpack 2002

December 15
News - O'Grady named 2001 Fielders Australian Cyclist of the Year, Santiago Botero named best Colombian cyclist of 2001, Johnson talks pre National's, Wiggins on track for 2002 Devonport Trial Wheelrace preview
Second Edition News - Vuelta 2002: Tough climbs in place of Pyrenees, Mario De Clercq will continue, Barthe signs for St-Quentin, 65th Großer Weihnachtspreis, Team Terry 2002, Vote for your favourites

December 16
News - US National's cyclo-cross, Guidi heads for the Coast, CSC/Tiscali not going to pay, Lotto's Litespeed's out in the open, Tour de Langkawi news, ONCE said, not twice shy, Lance's Coach holds open day
Results - Australia - Gold Coast Goldstars Queensland Diamond Exchange Wheelrace, Mildura-Coomealla Cycling Club, Carnegie Caulfield Night Criterium, Devonport Trial Wheel track, MTB XC national series #6, Adelaide Super-Drome, Caesar's Illawarra CC, Carnegie Caulfield Criterium, St Kilda CC Criterium, Rosebery Track Carnival, Ulverstone Traders Criterium, Randwick Botany Cycling Club, Cuba - Varadero, Ireland - The Hamper Race, Luxembourg - 7th GP De La Commune De Fouhren cyclo-cross, Netherlands - G.P. Consolidated Nederland, New Zealand - Manukau Velodrome, Peru - Escalada a Marcahuasi (MTB), UK - London Cyclocross League Round 10, USA - United Youth Sports cyclocross race

December 17
News - Rumsas and Tonkov to lead Lampre into 2002, SuperCup Rd 3, Mario De Clercq: Domo or Palmans? Kelly still winning, Blood controls in Belgium negative, Locals get starry eyed, Spanish to name cyclists of the year next weekend

December 18
News - Mario De Clercq signs for Palmans, Skilled Bay Classic launched in Melbourne, Cage Maglierie takes shape, Domo to train in Mallorca, ONCE defend position on bulimic cyclist, Hagberg next Swedish international, 37th Vuelta al Tachira

December 18-29
Vuelta a Costa Rica - Costa Rica NE

December 19
News - Pantani cleared by law, Italians and UCI agree, US Postal's Tour 2002 team: the first five riders, Nothstein carries Olympic torch, Lotto-Adecco gain new sponsor: ABX, Division I teams for 2002, Teams finalised for Trust House Tour of Wellington, Cycling Tasmania introduce new award, UK Premier Calendar update
Second Edition News - UCI listens to complaints from Belgian cyclo-crossers, Otxoa back in the saddle, Italian cycling school opened in Milan, Five automatically selected for US 'Cross World's team, USA Cycling CEO to take on two new roles, US Masters Cyclist tests positive, 7 UP-Nutra Fig announce 2002 roster, Mary Grigson's new website, Luna Chix MTB team, Polycom Cycling Team 2002
Results - Australia - CycleWest Promotions "Omnium Series #2"

December 20
News - Miguel Martinez for Mapei and Full Dynamix in 2002, Ofoto/Lombardi Sports turns pro, Power goes stateside, iTeamNOVA shows its colours, Christmas in Australia for Telekom duo, Glomser replaces Galletti in Saeco TDU roster, New St. Louis road team, New England cross series wraps up this weekend
Second Edition News - Spanish federation suspends del Olmo investigation, Bremen Six field announced, Navigators 2002, Peat to ride Orange, Lopes to stay on GT? BURN to qualify for Solo Worlds

December 21
News - UCI to take Del Olmo case to CAS, Dekker is Dutch Sportsman of the Year, Popovych awarded "Forze Nuove" prize, De Clercq's future in coaching?, Van Poppel to coach part time in USA, Caucchioli visits DMT, Christmas racing in Ireland, Kona Announces 2002 team roster
Results - New Zealand - Manukau Velodrome Friday Racing

December 22
News - Giro investigation: Riders and staff asked to appear, Lanfranchi to defend Langkawi title with Alexia, Fashion designer Cavalli turns to cycling, An interview with Cadel Evans, Wim de Vos stays with SpaarSelect, New Norwegian division III team, Program for 2002 Belgian Cyclo-cross championships, Mid-Atlantic Cyclo-Cross final showdown

December 23
News - Official UCI Division 1 Trade Teams 2002, From Coast to Tiscali, Nike Cycling Development Camp, Cycling goes West, Cadel Evans cleans up, The Tour of South China Seas, Klinger to Jura, Today's Rumor, Home stretch for the Cyclingnews 2001 Reader Poll
Results - Australia - Gold Coast CATS CC, Randwick Botany CC, Carnegie Caulfield CC, Caesar's Illawarra CC Handicap, Caesar's Illawarra Cycling Club (Track), Burkina Faso - 3rd Grand Prix de Ouagadougou, Ireland - Orwell Wheelers, Luxembourg - Cyclo-Cross a Rumelange, UK - Twickenham CC Winter Series Race 6, USA - Castor's cross/Verge finals

December 24
News - Ullrich to race in Qatar, Zabel & Stockbauer named as German sportspeople of the year, Sevilla supports young cancer sufferers, Backstedt to ride for team Fakta, Liboton eyes the Belgian 'cross coaching job, Wellens extends with SpaarSelect

December 25
News - Cyclingnews' season review, Erik Zabel's season long dominance, Erik Dekker's World Cup win, Anna Millward's season long dominance, UCI changes divisional team structure, Fight against doping: urinary EPO test introduced, Priem appeals again in Sunderland case, Road test: Giant TCR ZERO
Results - Belgium - Wielsbeke International Cyclo-Cross, USA - Rocket Parts X-MAS-X

December 25-31, 2001
Tour of South China Sea - Hong Kong 2.5

December 26
News - Cyclingnews' season review continues, Tour of Wellington start list, Cyclingnews 2001 Reader Poll is also drawing to a close with only 5 days left to vote. Have your say now.
Results - 65th Grosser Weihnachtspreis (IM)

December 27
News - Cyclingnews' season review: Another year, another Euro, Armstrong's look, Basslink Invitational Keirin Series, US riders wanted for 2002 Tour of Cuba

December 28
News - Cyclingnews' season review: Australian downhillers, Cadel Evans, Endurance races, RBR/Noble House, Paris-Roubaix, Alison Dunlap, Egg Beater pedals, Shimano XTR, Campagnolo Hyperion wheels, Cyclingnews readers, Westwood Homes Kerry Youth Tour
Results - Denmark - 6 Day Overture (track), New Zealand - Manukau Velodrome Friday Racing

December 29
News - Cyclingnews' season review: Three Cheers for Richard Virenque!, Jacob's Creek Tour Down Under news, Sassonne awarded New Caledonian Sportsman of the Year, Meirhaeghe extends with Landbouwkrediet-Colnago, New team formed from Kortrijkse Groeningespurters, African Cycling Champion to race in Nigeria, Home stretch for the Cyclingnews 2001 Reader Poll

December 30
News - Can anyone catch Nijs in the Superprestige?, Pantani still pursued, Somarriba, Armstrong sportspeople of the year in Spain, Gilmore family hit hard by bushfires, Nielsen signs for Glud & Marstrand Horsens, Fred has another dig at desert-racing, Cyclingnews 2001 Reader Poll
Results - Australia - Caesar's Illawarra CC Criterium, Gold Coast Criterium, Carnegie Caulfield Criterium, Bruce Lynton BMW Wheelrace, Netherlands - 8th Cyclocross WTC Woerden, UK - Twickenham CC Winter Series Race 7

December 31
News - Pantani's lawyer reacts to court summons, Kam Po Wong on top in Tour of South China Sea, Marc Streel retires, Team fakta 2002, San Diego-based master's road team, Last day for the Cyclingnews 2001 Reader Poll

UCI Abbreviations: 
Cat 1.* = One Day Event
Cat 2.* = Multi-stage Event
Cat. *.9.* = Women's Event
Cat *.7.* = Espoir (U23) Event
HC = Hors Categorie (above category
CM = World Championships
GT = Grand Tour 
CDM = World Cup Event
CC = Continental Championships 
JR = Regional Games
NE = National Event (no UCI points) - usually a Belgian Kermesse Race
TR = Track Event