Li Yi is one of Macao’s top wushu athletes, and a recent recipient of the Silver Lotus award. After winning gold at last year’s Asian Games, Li says it’s time to retire from the arena and start passing her skills down to emerging talents. Her goal is to grow her beloved sport in the city.
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In November, the 70th Macau Grand Prix roared into town with its biggest turn-out yet. Adrenaline pumped for racers and onlookers alike. And amidst the crashes and combustion, 2023’s batch of champions emerged triumphant.
The FISU World University Games are a chance for Macao’s young sportsmen and women to show their stuff internationally. This year, in Chengdu, they performed especially well in wushu events – earning seven medals in total.
Back in 2007, Macao’s Brazilian jiu-jitsu enthusiasts were learning from videos posted online. Since then, the community has become a force to be reckoned with – now boasting several black belts.
New interactive displays, walk-through replicas and Madame Tussauds wax figures mean the museum has come roaring out of the pandemic better than ever.
Natural beauty is everywhere in Macao, you just have to know where to look. That’s why we asked Eric Leong, co-founder of Associação de Juventude San Ngai de Macau hiking club, for his insider tips.
Macao’s beloved Grand Prix is almost back its old self, with foreign drivers and motorbikes returning after a two-year hiatus.
For four decades, Master Lei Man Iam has championed the Chen school of tai chi, which he himself introduced to Macao in the late 1980s. Today, it’s one of the most enduring martial arts in the city – bringing strength and serenity to people of all ages.
The Macau Archery Association has been around for close to 30 years. Now with about 250 registered athletes, the association is targeting growth like never before.
Muay Thai might be a fringe sport in Macao today, but its future could be brighter, as fighters, coaches and advocates seek to grow the sport among a new generation of young men and women.