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Manuel Silverio

Macau police prepare show of force despite low risk of protests

Macau police are pulling out all the stops to guard the Olympic torch relay tomorrow, despite a 'low risk' of disruptive protests on the last leg before the flame enters the mainland.

Friday, 2 May, 2008, 12:00am

Asian showpiece another fillip for Macau

On the drive to the Macau Stadium, candy-coloured lanterns adorned the lamp-posts with signage explaining some of the more obscure sports - finswimming, electronic sports, hoop sepak takraw.

25 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Man with the plan Iin a new Macau

With 30 days to go to the opening ceremony of the East Asian Games, the sportsman in the man building a new Macau shines through. 'I feel like a marathon runner,' says Manuel Silverio, chairman of the organising committee.

'We have come a long way and there is only 100 metres to go. Now we have to give our best right to the finish line.

29 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

From Karate Kid to games guru

When the karate competition of the games takes place at the IPM Multisport Pavilion, Manuel Silverio will feel particularly proud. Karate was Silverio's sport in his youth, and he represented Macau in three world championships organised by the World Karate Federation: in Tokyo (1977), Madrid (1980) and Taipei (1982).

29 Sep 2005 - 12:00am