Taiwan President congratulates Asian Games athletes at Presidential Office

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) welcomed home the athletes of Taiwan's most successful Asian Games campaign in 20 years, with a reception at the Presidential Office in Ta...

Team Taiwan hauls in 17 gold medals at Asian Games, most in 20 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Team Taiwan hauled in 17 gold medals at the 2018 Asian Games, the most in 20 years and the second most ever. By the close of the 2018 Asian Games yesterday (Sept. 2), Taiwan...

Asian Games: Taiwan bags gold in contract bridge

Taiwan's Yang Hsin-lung and Lu Yi-zu won gold in the mixed pair contract bridge event at the 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia Saturday. The victory marked the first ever bridge gold medal for Taiw...

Asian Games: Taiwan takes 3 bronze medals in baseball, soft tennis

Taiwan snagged three bronze medals in the baseball and soft tennis events at the 2018 Jakarta-Palembang Asian Games Saturday. In the men's baseball bronze medal match, Taiwan pummeled China 10-0 ...

Asian Games: Taiwan wins bronze in volleyball after 20-year hiatus

Taiwan defeated Qatar 25-22, 25-23, 17-25, 25-16 in men's volleyball Saturday to clinch a bronze medal at the 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia, 20 years after its last win of a bronze medal at the As...

Asian Games: Taiwan wins gold, bronze in women's roller skating

Taiwanese skater Li Meng-chu won gold in the women's 20-kilometer roller skating road race at the 2018 Jakarta-Palembang Asian Games Friday. Li completed the Palembang course in 44 minutes and ...

Asian Games: Taiwan wins gold in men's 20-kilometer roller skating

Taiwan skater Chao Tsu-cheng clinched gold in the men's 20-kilometer roller skating road race Friday at the 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia. Chao crossed the line first with a time of 33:51.418, ...

Japanese broadcaster causes stir, lists Taiwanese athlete as representing ‘China’ at Asian Games

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Japanese TV station TBS caused a stir by incorrectly labeling Taiwanese athlete Hank Yang (楊俊瀚) as representing "China" during its broadcast of the 200m final at...

Taiwan's Tzu-ying takes gold, shrugs off loaded question by Chinese reporter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After easily crushing her Indian opponent in straight sets to seize gold in the Asian Games, Taiwan's Badminton Queen Tai Tzu-ying (戴資穎) said that she "had nothing to ...

Taiwan’s Hu Hsiao-shuang wins karate gold at Asian Games

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's Hu Hsiao-shuang (谷筱霜) defeated Uzbekistan's Bakhriniso Babaeva 3-2 to take home gold in the women's karate – under 50 kilogram category on Aug. ...

Taiwan, by whatever name, still winning at Asian Games

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Imagine if the United States could not compete under its real name at the Olympics. Or Japan, or Spain or India. That's the reality for Taiwan, which is also for...

Taiwan's Wen Tzu-yun wins karate gold at Asian Games

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's Wen Tzu-yun (文姿云) won gold at the Asian Games 2018 in Jakarta, Indonesia on Aug. 26, taking top honors in the women's karate - 55 kilogram category. We...

Asian Games: Taiwan wins silver in women's weightlifting

Taipei, Aug. 25 (CNA) Taiwan's Hung Wan-ting (洪萬庭) won the silver medal in the women's 69-kilogram weightlifting final at the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta on Saturday. Hung completed a 103 k...

Asian Games: Taiwan's Chan sisters grab silver in tennis

Taiwan's top-seeded tennis player Latisha Chan and her sister Chan Hao-ching were defeated by China's Xu Yifan and Yang Zhaoxuan 2-6, 6-1, 9-11 in the final tournament at the 2018 Jakarta Pale...

Asian Games: Taiwan's Chan sisters reach women's doubles final

Taiwan's Latisha Chan and sister Chan Hao-ching overwhelmed a duo from Kazakhstan on Friday to reach the finals of the women's doubles in tennis at the 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia. The to...