Indonesia's President Joko Widodo declares 2018 Asian Games open

JAKARTA(Taiwan News) - The opening ceremony of the 18th Asian Games was held in the Gelora Bung Karno Stadium yesterday (Aug 18) at 7.00 p.m. The 2018 Asian Games were declared open by In...

Petition for referendum to scrap 'Chinese Taipei' at 68% of signatures needed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As the campaign to organize a public referendum on the usage of “Chinese Taipei” heads into its final stretch, the campaigners are making a last minute press t...

Majority of Taiwanese blame China for cancellation of East Asia Youth Games: poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – According to a recent survey, 60.1 percent of Taiwanese people believe that Chinese pressure led to the cancellation of the 2019 East Asian Youth Games, and 76 percent fee...

Taiwan must speak out against China's suppression: Taichung mayor

Taipei, July 30 (CNA) Taichung Mayor Lin Chia-lung (林佳龍) said Monday that the world's attention must be drawn to China "ubiquitous suppression" of Taiwan, as evidenced by the revocation ...

Taichung to launch appeal against cancellation of East Asian Youth Games

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taichung is preparing to launch an appeal against this week’s sudden cancellation of its right to organize the 2019 East Asian Youth Games, Mayor Lin Chia-lung (林佳龍)...

Taiwan will lodge appeal against cancellation of East Asian Youth Games: President Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Wednesday her administration will fully support Taichung City Government’s move to lodge an appeal after its right to host the...

Taichung, CTOC to discuss revoking of East Asian Youth Games rights

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Taichung officials will meet with the Chinese Taipei Olympic Committee (CTOC) to discuss possible channels of appeal in the wake of the city having its right to host the first East Asi...

Name change referendum will not violate Olympic guidelines: CTOC

Taipei, July 24 (CNA) A proposed referendum initiated by civic organizations to have the national team compete at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics under the name "Taiwan" would not in any way violate...

'Chinese Taipei' team name change denied for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics Games

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— Taiwan's Olympic team will continue to compete under their current name "Chinese Taipei", and not change it to “Team Taiwan,” at the 2020 Tok...

Taiwan to send a 600 person contingent to the 2018 Asian Games

TAIPEI(Taiwan News)-  In preparation for the upcoming Asian Games 2018, which will be held in Jakarta at the end of August, the Sports Administration Ministry of Education(體育署) and the Chine...

'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...

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...

Taiwan needs less sport bureaucracy

In Taiwan, the Olympic Athletes Village was accidentally the focus of an unwanted spotlight before the Rio Olympic Games as a furious spat erupted between a Chinese Taipei Olympic Committee (CTOC) off...