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  1. Ho's sports betting monopoly in Macau wins 1-year extension

    Posted Jul 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Neil Gough Gaming magnate Stanley Ho Hung-sun's monopoly on sports betting in Macau has received a one-year extension despite calls for liberalisation of the sector, according ... by the administration of outgoing Macau chief executive Edmund Ho Hau-wah. Macau Slot's sports betting monopoly was last renewed for a term of three years in 2006 and technically expired on June ...

  2. Sports challenge gets Macau going

    Posted Jun 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Donna Page

    ... 2008. The annual worldwide event aims to get people physically active by participating in a sport, physical activity or game for 15 continuous minutes. According to figures from the Macau Sports ... part in a running competition. 'I love sport anyway so it was really no big deal from me, but it was good to see some of the kids who don't normally like sport having a go,' ...

  3. Cast of thousands in sports extravaganza

    Posted Oct 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Donna Page

    ... ceremony will be held at the Macau Dome on October 26, before a crowd of more than 15,000 people. Athletes from 45 countries and regions will be competing. Sports will range from indoor track ... many schoolchildren involved is great for the games, as the sports are really aimed at the younger people.' The Scout Association of Macau is one of the volunteer organisations involved. ...

  4. Revived games get a sporting chance

    Posted Jul 09th 2007, 12:00am by Michelle Chan

    ... By Michelle Chan The STUDENTS' Union Sports Association of the University of Hong Kong (HKU) revived a 50-year-old tradition early this month by holding the 23rd Triennial ... to that for our young students and sporting community,' he said. ...

  5. A sporting chance

    Posted Jul 28th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hot weather seems to bring out sporty types in their droves, but to others the thought of doing anything more strenuous than watching sport is out of the question. Whether you are a player or a spectator, here is a list of events happening in Asia. Macau Galaxy Entertainment 2006 FIVB World Grand Prix August 25-28 Macau Forum China, Brazil, the United States, and the Dominican Republic ...

  6. Sporting loser?

    Posted May 18th 2005, 12:00am by Freda Wan

    ... Freda Wan, MACAU The East Asian Games is just five months away; everybody knows it is destined to lose money. It is unlikely that masses of tourists will want to watch this sub-regional sports event. In fact, many are starting to question whether it is worth paying 5 billion patacas to host it. On the other hand, Macau can afford it- just three months of casino direct taxes ...

  7. Sport - China - MIXED MARTIAL ARTS

    UFC makes China debut and all hell breaks loose

    Posted Nov 11th 2012, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... They punched, kicked, swatted and tackled each other as this newest sport to hit this region was greeted raucously by a capacity 8,000-strong crowd baying for blood last night. "This is great ... and suits the modern world. Unlike boxing which is perhaps more of a Western-oriented sport, this incorporates more Asian elements and this I believe will make it interesting for the Chinese ...

  8. Fok wants Asian Games backing

    Posted Apr 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the Kai Tak sports hub before he could throw his weight behind a renewed attempt to host the 2023 Asian Games. 'Everyone keeps asking if we should make another bid for the Asian Games. Before ... Olympics. 'The government has to assure us that all the sporting facilities will be built and be ready before 2023. 'Once they do that, then we can discuss if we should once again bid ...

  9. Venues on track, say East Asian Games officials

    Posted Jul 26th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... time the tiny former Portuguese enclave will be hosting a major multi-sport event, Macau will be spending a hefty sum of $2.8 billion on the venues, including $209 million for renovations ... and that is why we have to spend a huge sum on the venues. On paper, we will be losing a lot of money in hosting the games, but we see this as a long-term investment in sport in Macau. 'Following ...

  10. O'Young nominated for top award

    Posted Jan 13th 2011, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... Unus Alladin Top Hong Kong driver Darryl O'Young has been nominated for an award at this year's Hong Kong Sports Stars Awards as the annual event takes in motor racing ... nominated. Hong Kong's sporting equivalent of the Oscars will be awarded on February 21 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Eight athletes will be named in the senior category. ...




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