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EU and Taiwan should establish 'no limits' partnership: MEP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A member of the European Parliament (MEP) on Tuesday (April 5) called on the European Union (EU) to establish a "no limits" partnership to serve as a foil to Chi...

Funding for Taiwanese speed skater frozen for 2 years over Beijing antics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Sports Administration (SA) on Thursday (March 3) announced that it will halt training and competition subsidies for Olympic speed skater Huang Yu-ting (黃郁婷) a...

Germany's luge champion says she will never return to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After safely heading back to her home country, German Olympic luger Natalie Geisenberger said she will never return to China. In December, Geisenberger spoke openly of ...

Chinese official makes political statement on Taiwan, says Olympics shouldn't be politicized

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Despite claims that the Olympics should not be politicized, a Chinese official on Thursday (Feb. 17) made an overtly political comment about Taiwan and dismissed human rig...

Artist mocks China's Olympic cheating, bullying of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese dissident artist Badiucao (巴丢草) on Wednesday (Feb. 16) uploaded a new poster mocking the Chinese short-track speed skating team's alleged cheating during the W...

Chinese men's hockey team bombs out of Olympics with 0-4 record

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's controversial men's hockey team, which featured a large proportion of foreign-born players, crashed out of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics without winning...

Scrubbed Olympic sites deepen confusion over Eileen Gu's US citizenship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two recently deleted internet posts have added to the confusion over the status of teenage skier Eileen Gu's (谷愛凌) citizenship, prompting former U.S. Ambassador to the...

Swedish skater says China's hosting of Olympics 'extremely irresponsible' amid human rights abuses

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Swedish speed skater Nils van der Poel, who won two gold medals at the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, on Sunday (Feb. 13) condemned the International Olympic Committee (IOC...

Iberian ham adds value in healthy sports diets to winter Olympic athletes

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 15 February 2022 - February has become a key month for winter sports enthusiasts. The 2022 Winter Olympics have officially started on February 4. Held in Beijing, the ...

Eileen Gu has 'Marie Antoinette' moment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Teenage skier Eileen Gu (谷愛凌) has drawn the ire of Western and Chinese netizens alike for her comment on virtual private networks (VPNs) that in the West is being compared...

Lee becomes 1st Taiwanese to compete in women's slalom at Winter Olympics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lee Wen-yi (李玟儀) on Wednesday (Feb. 9) made history as the first Taiwanese to compete in the women's slalom of the alpine skiing category at the Winter Olympics. Co...

Video shows Chinese soldier get stuck under Russian Olympic Committee flag

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video footage surfaced on Tuesday (Feb. 8) showing a Chinese soldier accidentally drape his face with the Russian Olympic Committee flag. On Tuesday (Feb. 8), China Unc...

Chinese speed skater disqualified from 1,500m for arm block

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese short-track speed skater Ren Ziwei (任子威) was disqualified from the men's 1,500 meters on Wednesday (Feb. 9) after drawing criticism for shoving a Hungarian ath...

Video shows Chinese skater slide marker in front of Canadian

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Chinese speed skating team drew accusations of cheating for at least the third time at the Beijing Winter Olympics after video surfaced on Tuesday (Feb. 8) showing Fan...

Did Eileen Gu abandon her US citizenship?

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Teenage skier Eileen Gu (谷愛凌) continues to dodge questions about whether she has renounced her U.S. citizenship, with many American media outlets criticizing her for servi...