British driver Peter Hickman (aged 29) triumphed in the 48th Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix on Saturday after a tense duel with Bathams/SMT Racing BMW teammate Michael Rutter (aged 44). Hickman finished the 12 laps of the Guia circuit in 29:15.590 followed by Michael Rutter with +0.533 and Jessop with +0.655. Peter Hickman took his first … Continue reading "Peter Hickman wins Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix"
20 Nov, 2016
The Portuguese F3 driver António Felix da Costa, Felix Rosenqvist from Sweden, British driver Callum Ilott, Daniel Juncadella from Spain and Japanese F3 champion Kenta Yamashita are most likely to win the FIA Formula 3 Macau Grand Prix that will be held on Sunday with 33 drivers from 14 countries. Felix da Costa won the … Continue reading "Macau hosts the best world drivers for the 63rd Grand Prix"
19 Nov, 2016
The president of the Sports Bureau Pun Weng Kun believes that Hong Kong’s recent FIA Formula E race will have a positive influence on the Macau Grand Prix. “I think it is a good thing that the neighboring region is organizing a car race. It will generate more interest from people,” he told the media … Continue reading "Formula E will have positive impact in Macau Grand Prix"
10 Nov, 2016
Pavit Tangkamolprasert of Thailand won the Macau Open on Sunday, prevailing over India’s Anirban Lahiri in a playoff. Pavit birdied the final hole of regulation for a 7-under-par 64 to finish tied with Lahiri (65) at 16-under 268 at the Macau Golf and Country Club. The 27-year-old Thai then sealed the win with another birdie on the par-5 … Continue reading "Thailand’s Pavit wins Macau Open in playoff"
17 Oct, 2016
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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’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
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
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’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
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 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