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Netflix show 'Somebody Feed Phil' films Taiwan's cuisine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The latest season of the Netflix travel documentary series "Somebody Feed Phil" will feature its host sampling dishes in Taipei along with some Taiwanese and for...

NBA star DeMarcus Cousins joins Taiwan Beer Leopards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Four-time NBA All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins has become a member of the T1 League's Taiwan Beer Leopards and is expected to debut in late January. On its Facebook...

Jeremy Lin to play with brother for New Taipei Kings

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former NBA star Jeremy Lin (林書豪) announced on Thursday night (Sept. 14) that he will be returning to Taiwan to realize his dream of playing on the same team with his broth...

Doncic and Slovenia top Italy 89-85 for 7th place at Basketball World Cup. Latvia finishes 5th

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Luka Doncic ended his summer schedule with a win. Doncic, the Dallas Mavericks star, finished with 29 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists, and Slovenia toppe...

USA rolls past Italy 100-63 to reach Basketball World Cup semifinals

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Losing a game at the Basketball World Cup, the U.S. national team said, was quite the wake-up call. It brought a renewed focus, an extra level of commitment, even some promi...

Caroline Wozniacki beats Petra Kvitova at the US Open shortly after coming out of retirement

NEW YORK (AP) — When Caroline Wozniacki finished off the biggest victory of her still-fresh comeback following 3 1/2 years away from tennis, she sat in her U.S. Open sideline chair, leaned forward and...

Slovenia, Puerto Rico and Greece complete the field for the 2nd round at the basketball World Cup

Slovenia, Puerto Rico and Greece picked up victories Wednesday at the basketball World Cup to complete the field of 16 teams for the second round. Slovenia defeated Cape Verde 92-77, led...

The Dominican Republic, Australia and Italy reach the knockout stage of basketball's World Cup

The Dominican Republic, Australia and Italy advanced to the knockout stage of the World Cup. Through play Tuesday, 10 teams have reached the final 16 with six more berths to be determined on Wednesday...

Some US Open players are making winning comebacks from injury or retirement

NEW YORK (AP) — Comebacks are nothing new in tennis. There’s quite a history of that sort of thing, including by stars such as Martina Navratilova, John McEnroe, Martina Hingis, Bjorn Borg, Kim Clijst...

A historic day for African basketball, with South Sudan, Cape Verde getting World Cup wins

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — South Sudan is the world's youngest nation, only gaining its independence 12 years ago. Cape Verde is one of the world's least-populated nations, with fewer residents than a...

Doncic stars for Slovenia vs Georgia. Spain and the US reach the second round at the World Cup

It was the Luka Doncic show again at the World Cup. After scoring 37 points in Slovenia's opening-game victory against Venezuela, he came through with 34 on Monday in an 88-67 win over G...

France eliminated from World Cup; Latvia, Germany, Montenegro, Canada, Lithuania reach Round 2

France came to the World Cup planning to win gold. It won't even make the second round, an absolutely stunning development for the reigning Olympic silver medalists. Latvia got 22 points...

US Open 2023: Caroline Wozniacki is returning to Grand Slam tennis three years after retiring

NEW YORK (AP) — Caroline Wozniacki didn’t even know where her rackets were. That’s how far from her mind a return to tennis was for the former No. 1-ranked player and major champion who ...

Brazil's Marcelo Huertas becomes the second oldest to play in basketball World Cup

Brazil’s Marcelo Huertas became the second oldest to play in the basketball World Cup in Brazil's 100-59 victory over Iran on Saturday. He scored 10 points. Huertas is 40 years and 3 mon...

Canada knocks off France; Basketball World Cup attendance record set on Day 1

Canada has never medaled at the Basketball World Cup. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander evidently has his sights on changing that, and his team sent a serious message on the opening night of the tournament. ...