Sports

63rd Grand Prix to feature first-ever FIA F3 World Cup

The annual Macau Grand Prix, for which this year’s Formula 3 race has been elevated to FIA F3 World Cup status for the first time, will be held from November 17-20, the Macau Grand Prix Organising Committee (COGPM) announced on Thursday. This is the 63rd year that the event will be held and the second … Continue reading "63rd Grand Prix to feature first-ever FIA F3 World Cup"

7 Oct, 2016

Government to hold Wushu Master Challenge in Macau next year

The government will hold the Wushu Masters Challenge again next year as the findings of a survey show that the event was popular among tourists and residents alike, Sports Bureau (ID) President Pun Weng Kun announced during a press conference at the Federal Restaurant in Zape on Thursday. Pun made the remarks during the press … Continue reading "Government to hold Wushu Master Challenge in Macau next year"

30 Sep, 2016

South Korea, Syria will not play their World Cup qualifier in Macau

South Korea and Syria will not play their World Cup qualifier in Macau next week, the nation’s football governing body said Wednesday. The Korea Football Association (KFA) said the 2018 FIFA World Cup final Asian qualifying round match between South Korea and Syria on next Tuesday will not take place at the Macau Olympic Stadium … Continue reading "South Korea, Syria will not play their World Cup qualifier in Macau"

1 Sep, 2016

China’s Rio Olympics athletes arrive for 4-day visit to Macau

The nation’s Rio Olympics athletes and their support team arrived in Macau on Monday afternoon for a 4-day visit, cheerily welcomed by hundreds of pupils outside the Outer Harbour Ferry Terminal. The delegation of 64 arrived at the terminal and It includes 42 Rio Olympic gold medallists, coaches and badminton player Lin Dan, sprint athlete … Continue reading "China’s Rio Olympics athletes arrive for 4-day visit to Macau"

30 Aug, 2016

Syria to make Macau “its home” for qualifiers in China group

Syrian National Football team will play all of their “home” matches for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers in Macau, as proposed by Macau Football Association (MFA) and the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) on Friday. According to the AFC, “Macau FA proposed to Syria FA to host all five Syrian team home matches. Syria FA … Continue reading "Syria to make Macau “its home” for qualifiers in China group"

29 Aug, 2016

China’s Olympic gold medallists to pay 4-day visit to Macau

The nation’s Olympic gold medallists will visit Macau from Monday to Thursday next week, the government announced on Tuesday. According to Sports Bureau (ID) President Pu Weng Kun, the medallists will visit Macau’s cultural heritage sites, meet about 1,500 young people, join three events, and visit community facilities during the four-day visit. The delegation will … Continue reading "China’s Olympic gold medallists to pay 4-day visit to Macau"

24 Aug, 2016

Wushu Masters Challenge widely liked in Macau

Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture Alexis Tam Chon Weng said on Thursday that the four-day Wushu Masters Challenge was “widely liked” by residents and tourists alike. Macau’s first-ever Wushu Masters Challenge, hosted by the Sports Bureau and Wushu General Association of Macau, aims to promote traditional Chinese martial arts to tourists and residents, is … Continue reading "Wushu Masters Challenge widely liked in Macau"

12 Aug, 2016

Wushu Masters Challenge set to start on Thursday in Macau

After torrential rain early on Wednesday morning, a blessing ceremony was held in Praça do Tap Seac in the afternoon for this week’s Wushu Masters Challenge. Aimed at promoting traditional Chinese martial arts, the Wushu Master Challenge, to be held from today to Sundaycomprises a string of activities that will be held at several locations … Continue reading "Wushu Masters Challenge set to start on Thursday in Macau"

11 Aug, 2016

World wushu masters to join ‘challenge’ in Macau

Wushu masters and athletes from 19 foreign countries, along with their counterparts from the mainland, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan, will participate in the city’s first-ever Wushu Masters Challenge on August 11-14, the Sports Bureau (ID) and Wushu General Association of Macau (WGAM) said on Thursday. According to a statement released by the two organisers, … Continue reading "World wushu masters to join ‘challenge’ in Macau"

8 Jul, 2016

Wushu gathering in Macau to cost 10-20 million patacas

Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture Alexis Tam Chon Weng said on Sunday that he estimated the budget for the city’s Wushu Grand Gathering to range between 10 million and 20 million patacas, adding that the exact figure will be announced by the Sports Bureau (ID) in the near future. Tam made the remarks on … Continue reading "Wushu gathering in Macau to cost 10-20 million patacas"

27 Jun, 2016

China wins the FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix Macau 2016

China’s national team won the “FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix Macau 2016” (WGP). The three-day event, held in the Macau Forum from June 17 to 19, saw the team renew the title it first won in 2014, the last time the event was held in the territory. The Chinese national team climbed to the top … Continue reading "China wins the FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix Macau 2016"

20 Jun, 2016

7th edition of Macau Eco TrailHiker to be held in October

This year’s edition of Macao Eco TrailHiker will be held on Saturday, October 29 with the theme, “Exploring the Greener Side of Macau with You.” Two separate races will be held: a 30km “Corporate Challenge” at 8 a.m. and a 10km “Family & Fun Event” at 10 a.m. The courses will follow the same route … Continue reading "7th edition of Macau Eco TrailHiker to be held in October"

16 Jun, 2016

Nanhai JiuJiang male and female teams won 2016 Macau Dragon Boat Races

The 2016 Macau International Dragon Boat Races wrapped up on Thursday with different teams, both local and international, competing for the top titles. The NanHai JiuJiang male and female teams, from the neighbouring Guangdong Province, won the grand final races. The Thailand National team got the second place. Last year, the Philippine Dragon Boat’s women … Continue reading "Nanhai JiuJiang male and female teams won 2016 Macau Dragon Boat Races"

10 Jun, 2016

Ukraine runners dominate Macau´s marathon

Ukraine’s Vitaliy Shafar and Olena Shurkhno have taken this year’s Macau Marathon titles in the male and female categories, respectively. Shafar was clearly the strongest in his category, running the 42.195 kilometers in a mere 2:14:44. Shurkhno won with a time of 2:33:24 in the race held Sunday in Macau’s streets. A total of 8,000 … Continue reading "Ukraine runners dominate Macau´s marathon"

7 Dec, 2015

PV Sindhu retains title at Macau Open badminton

Two-time defending champion PV Sindhu completed a hat-trick of titles at the Macau Open after defeating sixth seeded Minatsu Mitani 21-9 21-23 21-14 in the finals on Sunday. Fifth seeded Sindhu earlier advanced to finals of the event with a gruelling three-game triumph over second seed Akane Yamaguchi of Japan in the semifinals. World No. … Continue reading "PV Sindhu retains title at Macau Open badminton"

30 Nov, 2015

Swedish Felix Rosenqvist wins F3 Macau Grand Prix

Swedish driver Felix Rosenqvist, from SJM Theodore Racing by Prema Powerteam won the F3 Macau Grand Prix in a Dallara/Mercedes on Sunday in 24m 52.619s. Rosenqvist also won last year´s F3 Macau Grand Prix. Second in line was Monaco born, Charles Leclerc (Gap 0.503s) in a Dallara/Wolkswagen followed by British Alexander Sims (Gap 2.701s) in … Continue reading "Swedish Felix Rosenqvist wins F3 Macau Grand Prix"

22 Nov, 2015

Peter Hickman wins 49th Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix

British Superbike and Isle of Man TT star Peter Hickman used his Briggs Building Equipment BMW S1000RR to win the 49th Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix on Sunday. Hickman finished the 12 laps race in 29:22:021s with the best at 2:24:940s. In second place and third place respectively was Martin Jessop and multi-time Macau victor Michael … Continue reading "Peter Hickman wins 49th Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix"

22 Nov, 2015

Macau wins medals at the Wushu World Championship

The Macanese selection won two gold medals, two silver medals and one bronze medal at the 13th Wushu World Championship that ended on Wednesday in Jakarta. Jun Hua Huang secured a gold medal in the category of Wushu Taolu Nangun and another silver medal in Wushu Taolu Nanquan. Another first prize for Macau was awarded to Wai … Continue reading "Macau wins medals at the Wushu World Championship"

19 Nov, 2015

Hend holds off Indian duo to take another Macau title

Australian Scott Hend came out top in his latest Macao Open Sunday shootout with Anirban Lahiri as he held off the Indian to win the Asian Tour title by three shots. Hend held a two-shot lead over Lahiri last year only to see the Indian overhaul him en route to the title but the 42-year-old … Continue reading "Hend holds off Indian duo to take another Macau title"

19 Oct, 2015

Macau’s 34th International Marathon to allow 2,000 more entrants

The annual Macau International Marathon is scheduled to return on December 6 this year, with new passing points, along with two thousand more runners, to be added to the routes. In light of increasing demand from athletes hoping to participate in the event, the organizer has decided to raise the participant limit to 8,000. The … Continue reading "Macau’s 34th International Marathon to allow 2,000 more entrants"

26 Aug, 2015