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Local F3 driver Andy Chang eyes Top 10 finish in next year’s GP

This year’s only Formula 3 driver from Macau, 18-year-old Andy Chang Wing Chung, completed his first ever Macau Grand Prix Formula 3 race Sunday finishing 19th out of 21 drivers who qualified, and he is already planning to return next year to finish in the Top 10. Chang, who has been competing in kart racing … Continue reading "Local F3 driver Andy Chang eyes Top 10 finish in next year’s GP"

17 Nov, 2014

Felix Rosenqvist wins F3 Macau Grand Prix

Swede Felix Rosenqvist, in Dallara Mercedes, won today the Intercontinental Cup in the FIA Macau Grand Prix Formula 3. Rosenqvist benefited from an accident on the first lap at the San Francisco bend just after the hotel Lisboa. Due to the accident, which threw out the race several drivers, including Tom Blomqvist and Esteban Ocon, … Continue reading "Felix Rosenqvist wins F3 Macau Grand Prix"

16 Nov, 2014

Stuart Easton storms to victory on return to Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix

Stuart Easton came back to the Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix on Saturday after a four-year absence, storming to victory from start to finish in a dominant display for his fourth win( 2008-2010). The pole starter led throughout aboard his Paul Bird Motorsport Kawasaki, taking his fourth victory in the event by some 14 seconds though … Continue reading "Stuart Easton storms to victory on return to Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix"

16 Nov, 2014

Tom Blomqvist tops first Macau F3 qualifying

Tom Blomqvist claimed provisional pole position for the Macau Grand Prix as he headed Antonio Giovinazzi in a Jagonya Ayam with Carlin team one-two. Blomqvist was at the top of the times for most of the session, with he and Giovinazzi moving further clear of the opposition with four minutes remaining. Although Giovinazzi trimmed the … Continue reading "Tom Blomqvist tops first Macau F3 qualifying"

14 Nov, 2014

GP requires all cars to pass noise test to race

All the about 200 cars and motorcycles racing in the Macau Grand Prix this weekend will have to pass a noise test, a new rule imposed by the Grand Prix committee this year based on the standard set by the FIA to control the impact of noise on local residents. Initial noise tests began yesterday. … Continue reading "GP requires all cars to pass noise test to race"

11 Nov, 2014

Govt urges public to ditch their cars during Grand Prix

The government urged the public Thursday not to use their cars but take public transport so as not to make traffic worse during the four-day Grand Prix event next week where many roads will be blocked for motor-racing while meter parking spaces and roadside parking in off-peak hours near the circuit will be temporarily suspended. … Continue reading "Govt urges public to ditch their cars during Grand Prix"

7 Nov, 2014

Grand Prix chief says 1/3 of budget goes to safety

Macau Grand Prix Committee Co-ordinator João Manuel Costa Antunes said Wednesday that the budget for this year’s motor-racing event will be about 199 to 200 million patacas, stressing that about a third of the budget will be spent on safety measures.   Antunes made the remarks during a press conference at the Macau Fishersman’s Wharf … Continue reading "Grand Prix chief says 1/3 of budget goes to safety"

9 Oct, 2014

Japan won Pool I of FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix with three victories

Japan outshined Asian rivals China 3-1 (25-20, 25-22, 18-25, 28-26) to end play in Pool I of the Intercontinental Round of the FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix at the Macau Forum on Sunday. The full house crowd at the Macau Forum were treated to a spectacle as both teams showed no signs of fatigue after … Continue reading "Japan won Pool I of FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix with three victories"

18 Aug, 2014

61st Macau Grand Prix to be held on Nov 13-16

The government-appointed Macau Grand Prix Committee (MGPC) announced Tuesday that the 61st Macau Grand Prix will be held on November 13-16 with an overall budget of about 190 million patacas. MGPC Co-ordinator Joao Manuel Costa Antunes made the announcement at a press conference to reveal details of the annual motor-racing contest. After the press conference … Continue reading "61st Macau Grand Prix to be held on Nov 13-16"

16 Jul, 2014

Grand Prix aims to reduce noise to 115 decibels

The Macau Grand Prix Committee (CGPM) said Tuesday it aims to reduce the noise levels produced by the vehicles to no more than 115 decibels. CGPM Sporting Subcommittee Chong Coc Veng made the announcement during a press conference about the 61st Macau Grand Prix in November. The press conference, co-hosted by the committee’s Co-ordinator João … Continue reading "Grand Prix aims to reduce noise to 115 decibels"

16 Apr, 2014

Chinese flyweight Zou Shiming beat Thailand’s Yokthong Kokietgym

Chinese flyweight Zou Shiming took the next step towards a world title shot when he registered the first stoppage win of his professional career against Thailand’s Yokthong Kokietgym on Saturday. The two-time Olympic champion controlled the bout at Macau’s Venetian casino resort from early on and he dropped Yokthong three times before the referee halted … Continue reading "Chinese flyweight Zou Shiming beat Thailand’s Yokthong Kokietgym"

24 Feb, 2014

Rios fails drug test after Macau bout: reports

Former lightweight champion Brandon Rios, who agreed to random drug testing by the Voluntary Anti-Doping Association (VADA) for his November 23 welterweight showdown with Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao in Macau, failed his post-fight drug test, according to reports by ESPN, Latino Post and other media. Rios, who lost a shutout decision in a ‘noncompetitive’ fight with … Continue reading "Rios fails drug test after Macau bout: reports"

19 Dec, 2013

North Korea´s Kim Mi-Gyong wins women´s Macau marathon

North Korea’s Kim Mi-Gyong won the 32nd Women’s Macau International Marathon Sunday, clocking up 2:36:32 hours and winning US$20,000. The 22-year-old made her international marathon debut in Macau in 2011, finishing tenth with a time of 2:38:36 hours. Kenyan runners Purity Kangogo Kimetto and Matebo Ruth Chemisto finished in second and third place, coming in … Continue reading "North Korea´s Kim Mi-Gyong wins women´s Macau marathon"

2 Dec, 2013

Singhu wins Macau Open Badminton

India’s rising shuttler PV Sindhu clinched the women’s singles title at the Macau Open Badminton Grand Prix Gold Tournament on Sunday. Sindhu, 18, who is the top seed for the event, beat world No.30 Li Michelle of Canada 21-15, 21-12 in just 37 minutes in the title clash. Sindhu, who was bestowed the Arjuna award … Continue reading "Singhu wins Macau Open Badminton"

2 Dec, 2013

Manny Pacquiao defeated Brandon Rios em Macau

Manny Pacquiao defeated Brandon Rios by unanimous decision early Sunday to take the WBO international welterweight title and return to his winning ways after consecutive losses. Returning to the ring after almost a year’s absence, Pacquiao wore Rios down with his trademark combination punching and won 120-108, 119-109 and 118-110 on the scorecards at The … Continue reading "Manny Pacquiao defeated Brandon Rios em Macau"

25 Nov, 2013

Lynn triumphs in tense Formula 3 Macau Grand Prix (SPORTS)

British pilot Alex Lynn won the 2013 Formula 3 Macau Grand Prix, beating Portuguese António Félix da Costa in a tense encounter.   Barely more than a second covered the pair throughout the second half of the race, Lynn showing nerves of steel to take his first win in Macau at just his second attempt. … Continue reading "Lynn triumphs in tense Formula 3 Macau Grand Prix (SPORTS)"

17 Nov, 2013

Ian Hutchinson won Motorcycle Macau Grand Prix.

Milwaukee Yamaha’s Ian Hutchinson won Saturday the 47th Motorcycle Macau GP. The Englishman fended off Michael Rutter and Gary Johnson to secure his first win at the 3.8-mile Guia Street Circuit. “It’s probably one of the most special wins I’ve ever had with what’s gone on in the last few years, but hopefully now I … Continue reading "Ian Hutchinson won Motorcycle Macau Grand Prix."

17 Nov, 2013

Portuguese champion prepares to defend title at Macau Grand Prix

Portuguese ace Antonio Felix da Costa will return to defend his title at next month’s 60th Star River Windsor Arch Macau Grand Prix thanks to a twist of fate. Da Costa’s name had originally been omitted from the Macau entry list, but now fills the shoes of fellow Red Bull junior Daniil Kvyat, who is … Continue reading "Portuguese champion prepares to defend title at Macau Grand Prix"

31 Oct, 2013

Hend takes Macau Open as Els slips to third

Australian Scott Hend claimed victory at the Macau Open Sunday as the tournament’s star draw Ernie Els was forced to content himself with third place. On a day of drama in the $800,000 Asian Tour tournament, which also saw India’s Anirban Lahiri match the course record with an impressive nine-under-par 62, Hend capitalised on his … Continue reading "Hend takes Macau Open as Els slips to third"

21 Oct, 2013

350 drivers & riders to compete in diamond jubilee

A total of 350 drivers and riders from 38 countries and territories will be competing in the upcoming 60th Macau Grand Prix which is budgeted at 230 million patacas – the highest ever.   The 60th anniversary event has added two more days to the usual four-day motor racing competition, featuring 13 races this time. … Continue reading "350 drivers & riders to compete in diamond jubilee"

10 Oct, 2013