Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On said Thursday that it would be better for the local community to put its long-standing “desire” of Macau becoming a member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) aside. He made the appeal during a question-and-answer session in the Legislative Assembly (AL). Two dozen lawmakers raised questions during the two-and-a-half-hour … Continue reading "Chui urges community to put ‘desire’ of Macau joining IOC aside"
27 Apr, 2012
Macau, China, 27 Feb – Chinese players Zhang Jike, Ma Lin and Ma Long demonstrated strength in the 20th Asian Championships Men Team finals held Sunday in Macau. However, the Japanese players Koki Niwa, Jun Mizutani and Kenta Matsudaira must be given credit for a wonderful job as they challenged the Chinese players in each … Continue reading "China won the 20th Asia Championships Men Team Finals held in Macau"
27 Feb, 2012
Macau, China, 5 Dec – Kenyans won the men’s and women’s 2011 Galaxy Entertainment International Marathon Sunday. Chemlany Stephen Kwelio, aged 29, won the men’s marathon, clocking up 2:12.49 hours. He finished second in last year’s local event. Maisei Julius Kiplimo of Kenya finished the men’s marathon in second place, clocking up 2:12.53 hours, while … Continue reading "Kenyans win Macau Int’l Marathon"
5 Dec, 2011
Macau, China, 20 Nov – Spanish driver Daniel Juncadella won a thrilling Macau Grand Prix on Sunday with the time of 42:17.099 making the most of a safety car restart to haul himself to the head of the field. Juncadella had been running fourth for Prema early on as pole position man German Marco Wittmann … Continue reading "Spanish driver Daniel Juncadella wins Macau Formula 3 Grand Prix"
20 Nov, 2011
Macau, China, 20 Nov – British Michael Rutter made Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix history Sunday by taking a seventh victory on the Guia street circuit, bettering the existing record he had shared with driver Ron Haslam since 2005. Second was Rutter’s team mate Martin Jessopp, with Ian Hutchinson on the Swan Yamaha 1000 making a … Continue reading "British Michael Rutter Makes Macau History with Seventh Win"
20 Nov, 2011
Macau, China, 20 Nov – British driver Rob Huff won the final round of the FIA World Touring Car Championship in Macau on Sunday, but all eyes were on his Chevrolet team-mate Yvan Muller, from France, who captured the drivers’ crown with a third placed finish Huff knew he needed to win the race to … Continue reading "Rob Huff Wins Race as Muller Claims FIA World Touring Car Championship Title"
20 Nov, 2011
Macau, China, 19 Nov – German driver Marco Wittmann won the qualification race for the Macau Grand Prix on Saturday with a controlled drive at the head of the field, as the event finished under the safety car. The driver’s job from pole position was made easier when front row starter Portuguese Antonio da Costa … Continue reading "German Marco Wittmann wins Macau Formula 3 Grand Prix qualification race"
19 Nov, 2011
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