Olympic champ Sun Yang faces public hearing in doping case

GENEVA (AP) — One of China’s biggest Olympic stars will undergo a rare public hearing in a doping case on Friday with his 2020 Tokyo Games place at stake. Three-time gold medalist sw...

Olympic champ Sun Yang faces public hearing in doping case

GENEVA (AP) — One of China’s biggest Olympic stars will undergo a rare public hearing in a doping case on Friday with his 2020 Tokyo Games place at stake. Three-time gold medalist sw...

Taiwanese sport shooter qualifies for 2020 Olympics

Taiwanese sport shooter Lu Shao-chuan (呂紹全) achieved a fifth-place score of 185.5 in the 10-meter air rifle competition at the Asian Shooting Championships Tuesday, earning him a spot in the 2020 Olym...

Taiwanese boxer wins gold at world championships

Taiwanese boxer Huang Hsiao-wen (黃筱雯) won a gold medal at the AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships in Russia on Sunday. In an intense three-round match, Huang scored a 4-1 victory over Carol...

Ready student one? Universities launch degrees in esports

LONDON (AP) — On their first week in class, a group of students is playing a first-person shooter video game in a sleek new digital studio. It's their introduction to the degree in esports they've all...

AP Photos: 70 years of Communist rule in China

China's 1.4 billion people have gone through periods of tremendous upheaval and change under 70 years of Communist rule. The once impoverished war-torn country has grown into the wor...

A panda is the mascot for the 2020 Beijing Winter Olympics

BEIJING (AP) — A smiling panda and a walking Chinese lantern will be the mascots for the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics in Beijing. The mascots were revealed Tuesday at a cerem...

Sun's doping case looms over start of world swimming meet

GWANGJU, South Korea (AP) — Nothing like a long-simmering feud to get the world swimming championships off to a bang-up start. The mere presence of Chinese star Sun Yang has drawn th...

Taiwan grabs gold in taekwondo at Summer Universiade

Taipei (CNA) - Taiwanese Su Po-ya (蘇柏亞) beat a South Korean rival to capture gold in the women's taekwondo under-53 kilogram division at the 2019 Summer Universiade in Naples on Friday (July 12). ...

Team Taiwan bags 12 medals at 30th Summer Universiade in Naples

Team Taiwan has won 12 medals—four gold, five silver and three bronze—for seventh in the overall standings as of Day 5 at the 30th Summer Universiade running July 3-14 in Naples, Italy. ...

Taiwan’s Lee Chih-kai defends pommel horse title at Italy Universiade

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese artistic gymnast Lee Chih-kai (李智凱) successfully defended his pommel horse title at Italy Universiade on Sunday, Central News Agency (CNA) reported. Lee came into ...

IOC lifts suspension on Kuwaiti Olympic body imposed in 2015

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The IOC says it has fully lifted a suspension from Kuwait's Olympic committee, imposed in 2015 when the national government passed a law that compromised the independence ...

Asian Games champ Keyhani banned for doping

MONACO (AP) — Asian Games steeplechase champion Hosein Keyhani has been banned for doping. The Athletics Integrity Unit, which handles doping cases in track and field, says the Irani...

Women's recurve archery team takes first World Championship gold

Taiwan's women's archery team won its first ever recurve World Championship title Sunday, overcoming long-time rival and heavy favorites South Korea in the final. The previous best showing ...

Taiwan bags world team title in women's compound archery

Taiwan's archery team clinched the World Championship gold medal in the women's team compound archery event for the first time in 20 years in the Netherlands on Saturday. Seeded ninth after...