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Quentin Batalillon

General News 2024

Macau will host five events under the 15th National Games

Macau will host table tennis, women’s senior volleyball, 3X3 basketball, karate and under-18 men’s basketball at the 15th National Games next year.

The event’s executive committee provided an update on Thursday, revealing that the 15th National Games will consist of 34 major events and 401 minor events.

Guangzhou will host 136 events, accounting for about 34 percent of the total, while Shenzhen will host 82 events, accounting for about 20 percent.

Neighboring Zhuhai will witness the development of athletics, cycling and tennis competitions.

Hong Kong has been designated as host to several competitions, including under-22 men’s basketball, track cycling, fencing, golf, men’s handball, rugby sevens, triathlon, beach volleyball and bowling.

Guangdong, the host province, will provide a total of 78 venues for the games, consisting of 12 provincial-level venues and 66 municipal-level venues.

The organizer has stated that more than 90 percent of these locations will be reused from existing facilities. Of the 34 venues for the Paralympic Games, 21 will be shared with the 15th Games.

The majority of the locations are expected to be ready by the end of 2024. All renovations and construction works are expected to be completed by the end of March 2025.