Tourism Bureau announces year-round schedule of must-attend activities: ‘2018 Taiwan Tourism Events’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan’s tourism authority announced the “2018 Taiwan Tourism Events” on Tuesday morning in Taipei, including 47 international level events and 48 national...

World champ Sagan wins prelude to Tour Down Under

ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Three-time world road racing champion Peter Sagan of Slovakia made an outstanding start to the 2018 cycling season Sunday when he won the People's Choice Classic, a prelude ...

Taiwanese cancer survivor cycles to India on 6-nation tour

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A 67-year-old man from Taiwan who survived cancer has reached India on a six-nation bicycle tour, reports said Saturday. After retiring at 56, Chen Min-hsien (陳敏先) was ...

AP Weekly Sports Calendar

EDITORS: These are among the top sports events of the week. Coverage of most of these events will move on this circuit: ...

Taiwan is a cyclist's paradise: Lonely Planet writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In a recent interview with CNA, lifetime cyclist Joshua Samuel Brown (葉家喜), author of four books on Taiwan including two Taiwan guidebooks for Lonely Planet describes his passi...

Sports deaths in 2017

Notable sports deaths in 2017: ___ Australian Rules Football: Lou Richards, 94 ___ Auto Racing: ...

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OCTOBER 1-7, Tokyo — tennis, ATP, Japan Open. 2, US — baseball, MLB playoffs begin. 4-7, St. Andrews. Scotland — golf, European Tour, Alfred Dunhi...

Tour director wants quick investigation in Froome's case

PARIS (AP) — Tour de France director Christian Prudhomme wants cycling authorities to act quickly in their investigation of four-time champion Chris Froome. Froome has been ordered t...

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OCTOBER 1-7, Tokyo — tennis, ATP, Japan Open. 2, US — baseball, MLB playoffs begin. 4-7, St. Andrews. Scotland — golf, European Tour, Alfred Dunhi...

Mexico arrests suspect in deadly assault on media executive

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities have detained a man in connection with an assault in which a top executive of the media conglomerate Grupo Televisa was killed last month. The ...

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OCTOBER 1-7, Tokyo — tennis, ATP, Japan Open. 2, US — baseball, MLB playoffs begin. 4-7, St. Andrews. Scotland — golf, European Tour, Alfred Dunhi...

Last seating: Trader Vic's maitre d' retires after 57 years

EMERYVILLE, Calif. (AP) — She's worn a gardenia in her hair every day since she started working in 1960 at Trader Vic's, the legendary home of mai tai cocktails. But now Claudette Lu...

Authorities pan invite of Armstrong to Tour of Flanders

BRUSSELS (AP) — Authorities in Belgium have criticized an invitation to disgraced former cyclist Lance Armstrong as a special guest at next year's Tour of Flanders cycling classic. L...

USA Cycling unveils new high-performance national team

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — USA Cycling has unveiled a national team program that includes 51 athletes across five disciplines who will receive year-round support based upon their level of accompli...

Italian cyclist Ruffoni banned for 4 years for doping

AIGLE, Switzerland (AP) — The International Cycling Union says it has banned Italian cyclist Nicola Ruffoni for four years for doping. Ruffoni's positive test for a growth hormone-re...