Taiwan speed skater places 20th in women's 1,000 meters at Olympics

Taipei, Feb. 14 (CNA) Taiwanese Huang Yu-ting finished 20th in the women's 1,000 meters speed skating event at the Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang on Wednesday. Huang finished the race in 1...

'Taiwan 2020' campaign submits call for referendum to Central Election Commission

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The campaigners for a referendum to do away with the designation of “Chinese Taipei” for the 2020 Summer Olympics on Feb. 5 officially submitted their pet...

Taiwanese Olympic athletes headed to Pyeongchang, South Korea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea are set to officially begin on Feb. 9, and Taiwanese athletes are heading to Korea to prepare. A delegation will march i...

North Korean figure skaters arrive in Taipei for Four Continents competition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The North Korean figure skatinging duo Ryom Tae-ok and Kim Ju-sik, who will compete in South Korea's PyeongChang Winter Olympics next month, arrived in Taiwan on Monda...

Love affair between teacher and student ends in tragic murder and life imprisonment 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Chen Ming-feng (陳明峰), the son of Chen Wei-cheng (陳威成), a former Chinese Taipei national baseball team coach, was sentenced to life imprisonment and deprivat...

Civil groups call for referendum to scrap 'Chinese Taipei' for 'Team Taiwan'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After the changes made to the Taiwanese referendum laws late in 2017, some civil groups have chosen to put the new legal measures to use by calling for a referendum ahead ...

Taiwanese weightlifter Chen Wei-ling hard work paid off

TAIPEI(Taiwan News)- Taiwanese weightlifter Chen Wei-ling's (陳葦綾) performance in 2008 Beijing Olympic Games has officially been awarded a gold medal after her competitors being disqualified f...

Athletes honored at 2017 Taiwan Sports Elite Awards

Taipei, Dec. 27 (CNA) Track and field athlete Cheng Chao-tsun and weightlifter Kuo Hsing-chun received the 2017 Taiwan Sports Elite Awards for best male and female athlete, respectively, at an aw...

Nike announces partnership with Chinese Taipei Athletics Association

TAIPEI(Taiwan News)- Nike signed a 4-year partnership agreement with the Chinese Taipei Athletics Association(CTAA) earlier today(Dec 22).  Nike will provide the apparels for athlete...

Taiwanese swimmer Yang Chin-kuei to run for leadership at Swimming Association

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwanese swimmer Yang Chin-kuei (楊金桂) announced that she will be joining the election of the director of the Chinese Taipei Swimming Association to strive for im...

WBSC awards U-23 World Cup 2018 Hosting Rights to Nicaragua

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The World Baseball Softball Confederation awarded the hosting rights of 2018 WBSC U-23 Baseball World Cup to Nicaragua and the U-15 Baseball World Cup to Panama....

Four Continents Figure Skating Championships 2018 in Taipei expected to attract Olympics-level athletes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Eddy Wu (吳奕德), secretary-general of Chinese Taipei Skating Union, said on Wednesday that the Four Continents Figure Skating Championships 2018 in Taipei will be very wo...

Lenovo jumps the gun and lists Taiwan as part of China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Chinese computer maker Lenovo, the second largest in the world, has decided to go ahead and take the political stance of listing Taiwan as part of China on its custom...

Taiwan's Huang Yu-jen beat Belgium’s Jaouad Achab to bronze medal in World Taekwondo Grand Prix

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —Taiwan's Taekwondo athlete Huang Yu-jen makes his debut in the World Taekwondo Grand Prix this year. He defeated the Rio Olympic Gold Medalist Ahmad Abugha...

Ice ice lady: Speed skater, Huang Yu-ting, first Taiwanese athlete to qualify for 2018 Winter Olympics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese ice skater, Huang Yu-ting (黃郁婷), advanced to the 2018 Winter Olympics after the ISU Speed Skating World Cup qualifying match this morning in Canada, reporte...