Sport in Macau

Manny Pacquiao far from finished ahead of Macau fight, insists Bob Arum

Manny Pacquiao takes a punch from Juan Manuel Marquez.

With naysayers predicting the beginning of the end for Manny Pacquiao, Top Rank promoter Bob Arum says the Filipino superstar is far from finished - and he will prove it in Macau in November.

Sunday, 9 June, 2013, 5:39am

Novelty of Macau interport gone for Hong Kong horses

David Hall

Should the Jockey Club and its Macau counterpart be considering the future of interport races after Sunday's two-horse Hong Kong participation at Taipa?

24 Apr 2013 - 4:18am

Hong Kong 'not a viable venue'

Bob Arum drums up publicity for Zou Shiming's fight.

Bob Arum has counted out Hong Kong as a big-fight venue because Macau pulls in more money from gaming.

7 Apr 2013 - 4:18am

HK lift Interport, but the real work starts in Laos

The Hong Kong youth squad received a timely booster when they defeated Macau 3-1 in the annual Interport Cup yesterday, but coach Ernie Merrick warned they needed to raise their game still further for next week's Inaugural Asian Under-22 Cup in Laos.

17 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Hong Kong faces acid test in interport

Macau runners were disappointing away from home in the first leg of the interport trophy, but persistent rain could further swing the advantage in favour of the locals in the return tie at the Taipa racecourse on Sunday.

20 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

2023 knocks on our door again

It might not be the most appropriate time to bring this up with our leaders - incumbent and hopeful - who are both up to their necks in all sorts of personal problems. But Donald (Tsang Yam-kuen) and Henry (Tang Ying-yen), please spare a thought when you have a moment of sanity to the possibility of a renewed attempt to land the 2023 Asian Games.

26 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

The Asian debut

'A McLaren in Macau? And I get to drive it? I am a lucky lad,' says Danny Watts.

The leading British sports car driver has raced plenty of cars on many racetracks since he started in go-karts at the age of 13,

He has competed in the annual Macau Grand Prix meeting 10 times.

21 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Language no barrier for smooth-talking O'Young

Hong Kong-based Daryl O'Young stole the show from under the noses of his more illustrious counterparts in the FIA World Touring Car Championship when he brought the house down at the post-race press conference with his linguistic skills.

20 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Wittmann carries Germany hopes

The Schumachers - Michael and Ralf - have been here, done it and then gone on to conquer the world of Formula One racing. Today, another German, Marco Wittmann, will attempt to follow in their footsteps by winning the showpiece Formula Three event at the 58th Macau Grand Prix.

20 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Rutter's 'last-chance' bid for bike record

Michael Rutter's bid to enter the record books by becoming the first person to win the Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix seven times has taken on an added urgency after a shadow was cast over the 45-year-old race yesterday.

19 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Dynamic Blitz fizzles on tough wet track

Hong Kong-trained sprinter Dynamic Blitz failed in another attempt at international glory last night as he found the 1,300m of the Macau Sand Premier Cup too testing.

The Ricky Yiu Poon-fai-trained dirt-tracker was stuck in the wet Taipa sand as wire-to-wire winner Golden Star stormed to a dominant victory.

19 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Top commentator is GP accident victim

The action hadn't even started but the 58th Macau Grand Prix has already claimed its first victim, with the renowned international motorcycle commentator Chris Carter being laid up in hospital.

The widely respected Carter, 70, fell and broke his shoulder in his hotel room and is due to undergo an operation.

17 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Macau races secure record sponsorship

The Macau Grand Prix next weekend will run on a budget of HK$140 million but major sponsorship will offset costs, it was revealed yesterday.

13 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Dunlop brothers add poignancy to Macau GP

Two members of the legendary Northern Irish motorcycling Dunlop family - brothers Michael and William - will debut at the Guia circuit for next month's 45th Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix.

7 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Under starter's orders

No other sporting event better represents the high-octane boom of southern China than the Macau Grand Prix. Noisy, fast and unashamedly brash, the three-day scream of car and bike races in mid-November is a high-revving orgy of hedonism and adrenaline on one of the most compact and unpredictable street circuits in the world.

18 Sep 2011 - 12:00am