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  1. Fok wants Asian Games backing

    Posted Apr 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... for the Asian Games.' The vexed issue of which comes first is proving to be a stumbling block for a renewed bid by Hong Kong to host the second-biggest multi sports event next to the Olympics. In February, the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) urged Hong Kong to reconsider its decision not to bid for the 2023 Asian Games, after the OCA had rescinded a move to pick the hosts for the 2019 and 2023 ...

  2. Bloated programme at Asiad faces cull

    Posted Nov 01st 2007, 12:00am by Melanie Ho

    ... Melanie Ho in Macau The Asian Games are too big and some sports will have to go, the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) warned yesterday. When Guangzhou hosts the 2010 Games, there will be 42 competition sports, dwarfing the 28 at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. It is also an increase from the 2006 Doha Asian Games, which had 39 sports. The OCA would meet in January to determine which sports ...

  3. The world's a swirl in games' emblem

    Posted Sep 29th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The emblem of these games has given an exciting twist to the universal symbol of sporting harmony- the Olympic rings. With a flash here and a swirl there the five colours of the rings have been transformed into a fresh, dynamic new form. But more significantly, the EAG emblem also represents the power of the five elements- metal, wood, water, fire and earth- and suggests ...

  4. Travel blues head for Beijing games

    Posted Sep 13th 2004, 12:00am by Murray Bailey

    ... Murray Bailey As the excitement over the Olympic Games in Athens fades, we can expect a slow build-up for the 2008 Games in Beijing. The travel business there should take ... that momentous international events (such as the Summer Olympic Games) actually depress visitor arrivals, and do not produce a travel boom. Although these events attract international visitors, many ...

  5. In a nutshell- a beginner's guide to the East Asian Games

    Posted Sep 29th 2005, 12:00am by Jeremy Walker

    ... Jeremy Walker What: It's the fourth edition of East Asia's mini-Olympic Games, held every four years. When: October 29 to November 6. Where: 12 venues in three areas: Macau Peninsula, Macau Olympic Sports Complex (Taipa) and Cotai International Sports Complex. Who: The nine competing countries and regions are: China, Japan, South Korea, North Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, ...

  6. By the numbers- 30 tasty tidbits about the games

    Posted Sep 29th 2005, 12:00am by Jeremy Walker

    ... Jeremy Walker 1 The first large-scale multi-sports event to be held in Macau, but not the last. In 2006 there will be the first Lusofonia Games- the first mini-Olympics for the 10 Portuguese-speaking National Olympic Committees- and in 2007 it's the second Asian Indoor Games, featuring the 45 members of the Olympic Council of Asia. 2 250 limousines, provided by games sponsor BMW ...

  7. East Asia Games leaves legacy

    Posted Aug 10th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on developing sporting facilities. The majority of the new sports facilities were built for the 2005 East Asian Games, which Macau hosted. The Macau government spent about US$350 million on 17 venues, including US$9.6 million on the Macau East Asian Games Dome. There is a nautical centre next to the Macau Tower, a sparkling Olympic Aquatic Centre, a top-quality shooting range and several new ...

  8. China 'can cope without injured Wang'

    Posted Jun 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in Ningbo, Jiangsu province. 'The World Grand Prix is the last tournament before the Olympic Games and all teams going to London will take the opportunity to monitor their progress,' said ... 'She is a key member of the squad and we need to go through some adjustment,' said the middle hitter. 'It adds pressure as the Olympic Games are just around the corner. But we hope we ...

  9. Hong Kong hauls medals in Macau

    Posted Nov 13th 2007, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... of the Organising Committee Manuel Silverio said the success of the Games results in further promotion and illustration of the Olympic Spirit, increased unity of nations in Asia, and an opportunity to build ... Rebecca Tsui The Macau 2007, 2nd Asian Indoor Games saw local competitors' skill rewarded Hong Kong ranked third in the medals tally among 45 Asian countries participating ...

  10. Torch lights way to East Asian event

    Posted Oct 30th 2004, 12:00am by Freda Wan

    ... with Xian Dongmei, Olympic judo gold medalist from China, led hundreds of volunteers and schoolchildren in a torch relay. Han won the first-ever gold medal for Macau in the 2001 East Asian Games ... Freda Wan in Macau With 364 days to go until the East Asian Games open in Macau, last night's torch lighting ceremony and torch relay was the first of many pep rallies to come. ...




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