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.
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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.
Chess in Macao was on its last legs until the Covid-19 pandemic renewed interest in the sport, particularly among local youth. Now, the Macau Chess Federation sees hope for the game’s future in the city.
Hot on the heels of the World Table Tennis Macao 2021 tournament in January, we take a look at how the popular sport found its rhythm in the city.
Kendo, a Japanese martial art, has a small but loyal band of followers in Macao, dedicated to mental as well as physical self-improvement.
China National Games bronze medallist Kuok Kin Hang talks about life in Macao, a flourishing martial arts scene and his next big moves.
We tour Macao’s new-look Grand Prix Museum after it reopens following an expensive refurbishment.
Capoeira expert Eddy Murphy brought his exceptional skills in this Brazilian martial art to Macao over a decade ago. He’s now looking to expand his influence in the city as scores of his young students learn not just how to excel in the sport but also how to respect others.
Swimming in the seas around Macao during the coldest weeks of winter may not be everyone’s cup of tea but some local residents swear by it. Frosty and refreshing, open-water winter swimming has become a favourite pastime for those who find community, mental stamina and physical endurance in the icy ocean waves.
Meet six of the brightest young sports stars to emerge from Macao over the past few years. Each of this sextet has already notched up impressive victories in their chosen sports – but there could be much more to come from them over the coming years.