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Luc Leblanc To Form Team.

Former World Champ, Luc Leblanc has announced he is to form an elite UCI & under 23 team, with sponsor panorimmo.com. The plan is to have a young team that can progress to the pro ranks in time.

Look Work For Jalabert.

Laurent Jalabert, who announced his forth-coming retirement, has been offered a job with Look Cycles as a technical adviser. ”It is a serious offer”, commented the mountains king, ”and after 11 years of competition it is a product that I like very much.”

Azevedo:2 More Years.

Josй Azevedo, the best Portuguese rider at the moment who finished 6th. in the Tour, has singed a new 2 year contract with his present team ONCE-Eroski, he said he was very happy with the team & was glad to renew his contract.

Boifava For Mercatone Uno.

Davide Boifava, manager of Tacconi Sport, is said to be going to Marco Pantani’s Mercatone Uno team as new manager for next year. It is said he wants to sign ex-world champ Romans Vainsteins (Domo) and the Spanish rider Francisco Mancebo from ibanesto.com.

Hunter For Rabobank.

The South-African Robert Hunter has signed a two year contract with the Dutch team Rabobank, it was expected that he would go to the new Quick Step team as he has a year left on his contract with Mapei.

Quick Step Co-Sponsors.

The new team replaceing Mapei, it’s old co-sponsor Quick Step, has announced its new co-sponsors. Omega Pharma will join with them in 2003 to make the teams full name: Quick Step-Davitamon-Latex-co. The team will be regestered in Belgium

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