Macau, China, 14 Nov – The Macau Grand Prix this weekend will run on a budget of HK$140 million (US$ 17.5 million) but major sponsorship will offset costs, it was revealed, according to The South China Morning Post. . While many international sporting events are struggling during the economic downturn, the Macau Grand Prix is … Continue reading "Macau races secure record sponsorship"
14 Nov, 2011
Macau, China, 11 Oct – Andre Couto will once again take part in the World Touring Car Championship season finale around his home city of Macau. He will race a SEAT Leon TDI for SUNRED Engineering at this year’s running of the event on 21 November according to The CheckeredFlag website. Couto, who won the … Continue reading "Andre Couto To Drive Diesel SEAT At Macau"
10 Oct, 2011
Macau, China, 7 Oct – The 58th Macau Grand Prix will be held from November 17-20 with a total of 225 racers – both cars and motorbikes – from 34 countries and regions, Macau Government Tourist Office (MGTO) Director Joao Manuel Costa Antunes revealed in a press conference Thursday. According to Costa Antunes, the 225 … Continue reading "58th Macau GP with 225 racers from 34 countries and regions"
7 Oct, 2011
Macau, China, 19 Sept – Taiwan’s Chan Yih-shin recovered from the worst possible start and a dismal spell of form in recent months to grab his second Asian Tour title by three shots in the $750,000 Macau Open on Sunday. Chan’s tee shot went out-of-bounds for a double bogey on the first hole but he … Continue reading "Taiwan’s Chan Yih-shin wins Macau Open by 3 shots"
19 Sep, 2011
Nanchang,China, 05 – Thirteen female handball players from Macau were injured in a car accident in Nanchang , capital of Jiangxi , Xinhua quoted the eastern province’s authorities as saying Sunday. A volunteer from Jiangxi was also injured in the accident, which occurred at about 2:40 p.m. Sunday when the bus they were travelling in … Continue reading "13 Macau female handballers injured in car accident in Nanchang"
5 Sep, 2011
Macau.China, 2 Sept – The Macau Open golf tournament returns this month after a one-year hiatus with a local record prize purse of US$750,000 (six million patacas), the co-organisers announced in a statement Thursday. According to the statement, the Asian Tour-sanctioned event will be staged at the Macau Golf and Country Club in Coloane on … Continue reading "Macau Open golf tournament returns this month"
2 Sep, 2011
Macau, China, 30 Aug -The Macau Open is back – bigger and better, with organisers offering record prize money and unprecedented television coverage, according to the South China Morning Post. The Macau Open was cancelled last year after the Macau Sports Development Board, which underwrote the event, said it was a loss-making exercise. But now … Continue reading "The Macau Open back to Coloane golf course in September"
30 Aug, 2011
Macau, China, 29 Aug – Defending champion the United States retained the World Grand Prix volley title as they swept Brazil in three straight sets in the last match of the 2011 FIVB World Grand Prix Finals at Macau East Asian Games Dome on Sunday. In front of 4,600 fans, the defending champion USA won … Continue reading "United States takes revenge on Brazil to retain World Grand Prix volley title"
29 Aug, 2011
Macau, China, 28 Ago – Eight-time title winner Brazil and defending event champion the United States emerged victorious in the semifinals here on Saturday to set up a final rematch in the 2011 FIVB World Grand Prix Finals. Brazil, the world No. 1 women’s volleyball team, beat reigning world champion Russia in straight sets to … Continue reading "Brazil, USA set up final rematch in WGP Finals today"
28 Aug, 2011
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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, 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
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
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