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USA Cycling Announces Elite Women's, U23 Men's and Junior Men's Squads for 2009 UCI Cyclo-cross World ChampionshipsSubmitted by admin on Tue, 12/23/2008 - 14:11
Colorado Springs, Colo. (December 23, 2008)—USA Cycling has announced the first round of nominations to the United States National Team for the 2009 UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships in Hoogerheide, Netherlands, Jan. 31-Feb. 1.
USA Cycling Women's Club of the Year: the Velo Girls Bicycle Club (San Mateo, California)
Photo courtesy Lorri Lee Lown, Velo Girls
Colorado Springs, Colo. (December 22, 2008)—USA Cycling has announced the recipients of its annual Club of the Year awards. Ten USA Cycling-sanctioned clubs received recognition for outstanding programs throughout the 2008 season and will receive complimentary registration fees for the 2009 racing season.
LOS ANGELES, December 18, 2008 – The 2009 Amgen Tour of California will once again bring together a world-class field of cycling teams from multiple nations, including eight of the sport’s top-rated ProTour teams. Race organizers confirmed today that entries for the fourth annual race will include Lance Armstrong and the Amgen Tour of California’s two-time defending champion Levi Leipheimer’s team, Astana, along with two of the top U.S.-based teams, Garmin-Slipstream (new to the ProTour circuit) and Columbia Highroad (formerly Team High Road). Also racing will be Team Saxo Bank, which finished in the top-three of the world rankings last season and Quick Step, which claimed 55 victories in the 2008 season.
The 2009 Amgen Tour of California roster includes the following eight ProTour professional cycling teams:
· Ag2r-La Mondiale (FRA)
· Astana (LUX)
· Garmin-Slipstream (USA)
· Liquigas (ITA)
· Quick Step (BEL)
· Rabobank (Netherlands)
· Columbia Highroad (USA)
· Team Saxo Bank (DEN)
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VERSUS ADDS TOUR DOWN UNDER, LANCE ARMSTRONG'S FIRST
POST-RETIREMENT RACE, TO 2009 CYCLING SCHEDULE
NEW YORK, N.Y. (December 17, 2008)-VERSUS, the network that celebrates real competition and the
television home of professional cycling in the U.S., today announced a deal for the exclusive U.S.
television rights to the 2009 Tour Down Under. The event, which begins January 20, in South
Adelaide, Australia, will kick-off VERSUS' 2009 cycling coverage and is also scheduled to be Lance
Armstrong's first competitive cycling race since retiring in 2005.