Tony Rominger

Wheels come off for Tour organisers

This year's Kent Tour of China is in jeopardy following the collapse of American-based organisers Medalist Offshore.

Saturday, 11 January, 1997, 12:00am

Selection reprieve for Hung

Hung Chung-yam will have another chance to qualify for next month's Kent Tour of China after missing Sunday's selection trial.

Hung was due to join seven other Hong Kong riders in a 45-kilometre trial at Bride's Pool Road but didn't turn up for the 6 am start.

18 Oct 1996 - 12:00am

Rominger puts China Tour at the top of his agenda

Swiss ace Tony Rominger will head the field for this year's Kent Tour of China, which starts rolling on Hong Kong's Stonecutters Island on November 1.

16 Sep 1996 - 12:00am

Tour of China in bid to join Triple Crown

HONG KONG could be part of world cycling's Triple Crown as Kent Tour of China organisers, Medalist Sports, make plans to tie the event with the Tour de France and Tour DuPont.

The inaugural Tour of China, set to roll off in Hong Kong on October 26, promises to be a success with top professional teams like Motorola and Mapei having confirmed their participation.

5 Aug 1995 - 12:00am

Double Danish delight but Spaniard is still supreme

ROLF Sorensen made it double Danish delight in Montpellier yesterday as he won the 14th stage of the Tour de France after a 150-kilometre break.

18 Jul 1994 - 12:00am

Durable star looks to 1994 for victory

THE great Tour de France cycle race has only just finished - but already Swiss hero Tony Rominger is looking forward to next year's event.

For the durable star is being tipped as the man who can end Spanish rider Miguel Indurain's domination of one of sport's toughest challenges.

1 Aug 1993 - 12:00am

Rominger provides a shock for Indurain

SWISS Tony Rominger ended Miguel Indurain's time trial supremacy in the Tour de France yesterday with a crushing win in a race against the clock in the penultimate stage.

Rominger's third stage victory of the Tour was not enough to unsettle the Spaniard in the overall standings before today's finish in Paris but it allowed him to jump from fourth to second.

25 Jul 1993 - 12:00am