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Serbia, Russia, Brazil and USA to bring hard-hitting action in FIVB World Grand Prix semifinals

Macau, China, August 27, 2011 – Serbia, Russia, Brazil and USA will attempt to book its finals ticket in the intense semifinals showdown of the 2011 FIVB World Grand Prix at the Macau East Asian Games Dome today. Crowd favorites Brazil will take on the tall Russian side. Brazil have the advantage over the Russians … Continue reading "Serbia, Russia, Brazil and USA to bring hard-hitting action in FIVB World Grand Prix semifinals"

27 Aug, 2011

Brazil, USA secure semifinal berths at FIVB WGP final round

Macau, China,26 Aug – World No.1 Brazil and defending event champion the United States secured their berths in the semifinals of the 2011 FIVB World Grand Prix final round with respective wins in pool B here Thursday. In pool A, World Grand Prix newcomer Serbia rallied past reigning world champion Russia 3-1 while dark horse … Continue reading "Brazil, USA secure semifinal berths at FIVB WGP final round"

26 Aug, 2011

Brazil, USA, Russia and Serbia claim opening victories at WGP volley final round in Macau

Macau, China, 25 Aug – Eight-time title winners Brazil, defending event champions the United States, Russia and Serbia claimed opening victories in the final round of the 2011 FIVB World Grand Prix kicking off here on Wednesday. Finishing top of the preliminary rounds with an unbeaten 9-0 record, the Brazilian women clean swept former world … Continue reading "Brazil, USA, Russia and Serbia claim opening victories at WGP volley final round in Macau"

22 Aug, 2011

Vietnam thrashes Macau 7-1 in WCup qualifier

Macau, China, 4 Jul -Vietnam star Le Cong Vinh took his FIFA 2014 World Cup qualifiers to eight in two games after the three-time Vietnamese footballer of the year followed up his first round, first-leg hat-trick with five goals in the ASEAN side’s 7-1 hammering of Macau in Sunday’s second-leg. Cong Vinh hit a first-half … Continue reading "Vietnam thrashes Macau 7-1 in WCup qualifier"

4 Jul, 2011

Vietnam crushes Macau 6-0 in WCup qualifier

Ho Chi Ming , Vietnam, 30 Jun  – A first-half hat trick by international striker Cong Vinh Le helped Vietnam to a 6-0 thrashing of Macau in Wednesday’s first leg of their 2014 World Cup qualifier. Vietnam delivered on its strong favoritism for the Asian qualifying first-round match, with Le scoring in the 19th and … Continue reading "Vietnam crushes Macau 6-0 in WCup qualifier"

30 Jun, 2011

Nanhai teams dominates Macau´s international dragon boat races

Macau, China, 7 Jun – China Nanhai Jiujiang team, a frequent winner of the annual Macau International Dragon Boat Races, has once again dominated the race this year, closing the three-day event Monday with another victory in the event’s 500 metre international race open category. Including Monday’s victory, the team has won the same race … Continue reading "Nanhai teams dominates Macau´s international dragon boat races"

7 Jun, 2011

World gymnastics body suspends Macau from competition over unpaid fees

Lausanne, Switzerland, 18 May – The International Gymnastics Federation(FIG) has suspended Macau and 10 other countries for failing to pay dues to the sport’s ruling body. The governing body said the 11 are Cyprus, Indonesia, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Macau, Macedonia, Paraguay, Seychelles, Syria, Tajikistan, and Yemen. FIG rules bar the countries from organizing or competing in … Continue reading "World gymnastics body suspends Macau from competition over unpaid fees"

18 May, 2011

Ethiopia’s Nurelign wins Macau’s international marathon

Macau, China, 6 Dec – Ethiopia’s Tekeste Nekatibeb Nurelign and Wang Xueqin from the mainland won the men’s and women’s segments, respectively, of the 29th Macau Galaxy Entertainment International Marathon Sunday. Nurelign reached the finish line in two hours, 16 minutes and 15 seconds, grabbing the men’s full marathon’s top prize of US$15,000 and an … Continue reading "Ethiopia’s Nurelign wins Macau’s international marathon"

6 Dec, 2010

Macau wins six medals at 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou

Macau, China, 29 Nov – Macau’s Choi Sut-Ian (R) won the bronze medal at the women’s 3m springboard diving final at the 16th Asian Games held in Guangzhou. Macau won six medals ( one gold, one silver and 4 bronze) in the games that closed Saturday. Macau’s athlete Paula Pereira Carion Thursday won the bronze … Continue reading "Macau wins six medals at 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou"

29 Nov, 2010

Paula Pereira Carion win bronze in Karate at the Asian Games

Guangzhou, China, 26 Nov – Macau’s athlete Paula Pereira Carion (R1) Thursday won the bronze medal on women’s + 68Kg in Karate at the 16th Asia Games in Guangzhou. It’s the fifth medal for Macau in the Asian Games. Wednesday Cheung Pui Si Wednesday won the bronze medal of the women’s individual kata karate and … Continue reading "Paula Pereira Carion win bronze in Karate at the Asian Games"

26 Nov, 2010

Macau wins two more bronze medals in karate at the Asian Games in Guangzhou

Guangzhou, China, 25 Nov – Macau’s Cheung Pui Si Wednesday won the bronze medal of the women’s individual kata karate competition at the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou. Also Wednesday Macau’s Lei Kuong Cheong won the bronze medal in men’s +84KG karate games. It’s the forth medal for Macau in the Guangzhou Games. Veteran Wushu … Continue reading "Macau wins two more bronze medals in karate at the Asian Games in Guangzhou"

25 Nov, 2010

Stuart Easton win for the third year in a row the Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix

Macau, China, 20 Nov – Stuart Easton cruises to a third consecutive Macau Grand Prix victory today, ahead of Michael Rutter, Jeremy Toye and Simon Andrews. Stuart Easton has won the 44th Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix for the third year in a row after a commanding performance during the 2010 edition of the 6.2-kilometre street-racing … Continue reading "Stuart Easton win for the third year in a row the Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix"

20 Nov, 2010

Rutter leads from the front in Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix

Macau, China, 19 Nov – The Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix takes place Saturday and after the first qualifying session, 12-times North West 200 winner Michael Rutter of Team of Paris-AXA Ducati is in provisional pole position with a lap of two minutes 25.245 seconds. Rutter sits two-tenths ahead of 27-year-old Stuart Easton who is riding … Continue reading "Rutter leads from the front in Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix"

19 Nov, 2010

Mortara Targets Second Macau Grand Prix Win

Macau, China, 19 Nov – Formula 3 Euro Series champion Edoardo Mortara is in Macau where he aims to take a back-toback victory. This weekend’s Macau Grand Prix is the most prestigious event on the junior single-seater calendar, where Formula 3 champions from around the world come to compete. Previous winners include Ayrton Senna, Michael … Continue reading "Mortara Targets Second Macau Grand Prix Win"

19 Nov, 2010

Jia Rui wins first gold for Macao at Guangzhou Asiad in Wushu

Guangzhou, China, 15 Nov – Veteran Wushu player Jia Rui wins Macau the first gold medal at the Guangzhou Asian Games in men’s Daoshu and Gunshu Combined on Sunday. Jia, 23, a silver medallist at the 2002 Doha Asiad, scored 19.61 points to win the champion for the broadsword and staff competition under the Taolu … Continue reading "Jia Rui wins first gold for Macao at Guangzhou Asiad in Wushu"

15 Nov, 2010

Macau at risk to lose Golf Open

Macau, China, 24 Aug – The Macau Golf Open 2010 is at risk to be cancelled, according to the South China Morning Post. The Sports Development Bureau has already taken it off the schedule on its official website. The failure to find a title sponsor and rising costs are the reasons for the end of … Continue reading "Macau at risk to lose Golf Open"

24 Aug, 2010

Volleyball championships may move to Macau Dome in Cotai

Macau, China, 11 Aug – Macau Sports Development Board (IDM) Vice-President Jose Tavares said Tuesday he hoped that the finals for the annual Women’s World Volleyball championship could be moved to the Macau East Asian Games Dome in Cotai next year, and the format would be altered to include more teams. "We are working towards … Continue reading "Volleyball championships may move to Macau Dome in Cotai"

11 Aug, 2010

China’s Ma, Guo retain titles at table tennis Pro Tour Finals

Macau, China, 11 Jan –  World number one male table tennis player Ma Long from China defended his title at the seasonal final here on Sunday while his compatriot Guo Yan held on the champion in women’s singles either. According  to Xinhua News Agency it was the first time in the 14-year history of the … Continue reading "China’s Ma, Guo retain titles at table tennis Pro Tour Finals"

11 Jan, 2010

ITTF Pro Tour Grand Finals to kick off in Macao

Macau, China, 7 Jan – Top table tennis players across the world will compete in the ITTF Pro Tour Grand Finals slated from today until  January 10 in Macau, announced the Sports Institute. In both men’s and women’s singles, China remains as favourite for the top honor, as top-ranked Ma Long and No. 3 Ma … Continue reading "ITTF Pro Tour Grand Finals to kick off in Macao"

7 Jan, 2010

Macau wins gold in weightlifting and Wushu

Macau, China, 11 Dec – Macau’s Zhang Shaoling won Thursday the gold medal in the weightlifting 69kg women’s, ahead of world record holder Liu Chunhong of China, during the East Asian Games in Hong Kong. Macau’s Li Xua won a silver medal in Weightlifting 63 kg Women. Macau won already 12 medals ( 5 gold, … Continue reading "Macau wins gold in weightlifting and Wushu"

11 Dec, 2009