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Postal, 5 others not yet confirmed for TT1

U.S. Postal Service and Fassa Bortolo are among a handful of teams that have yet to be registered in TT1, according to the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI). The teams of American Lance Armstrong and Italian Alessandro Petacchi – along with Alessio, Domina Vacanze, Kelme and Milaneza – have until January 8 to supply more information, according to the Professional Cycling Council (PCC). A spokesman for the PCC told the news service AFP that the council was "very optimistic" that the teams – particularly Postal and Fassa – would resolve any lingering questions by the deadline. The

By VeloNews Interactive

U.S. Postal Service and Fassa Bortolo are among a handful of teams that have yet to be registered in TT1, according to the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI).

The teams of American Lance Armstrong and Italian Alessandro Petacchi – along with Alessio, Domina Vacanze, Kelme and Milaneza – have until January 8 to supply more information, according to the Professional Cycling Council (PCC). A spokesman for the PCC told the news service AFP that the council was “very optimistic” that the teams – particularly Postal and Fassa – would resolve any lingering questions by the deadline.

The registered teams announced Monday include:

AG2R Prévoyance (F)
Bankgiroloterij (Ned)
Brioches La Boulangère (F)
Chocolade Jacques-Wincor/Nixdorf (B)
Cofidis (F)
Crédit Agricole (F)
De Nardi (I)
Euskaltel-Euskadi (Sp)
FDJeux.com (F)
Gerolsteiner (G)
Illes Balears-Banesto (Sp)
Lampre (I)
Landbouwkrediet-Colnago (B)
Liberty Seguros (Sp)
Lotto-Domo (B)
Phonak Hearing Systems (Swi)
Quick Step-Davitamon (B)
R.A.G.T. Semences-MG Rover (F)
Rabobank (Ned)
Saeco Macchine Per Caffé (I)
Saunier Duval-Prodir (Sp)
T-Mobile Team (G)
Team CSC (Den)
Vini Caldirola-Nobili Rubinetterie (I)

Teams that have until January 8, 2004, to clarify “certain points in the files” include:

Alessio-Bianchi (I)
Domina Vacanze (I)
Fassa Bortolo (I)
Kelme-Costa Blanca (Sp)
Milaneza Maia (Por)
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