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Taiwan to discuss semiconductors, energy with UK

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Semiconductors and energy are expected to be at the forefront of trade talks when Deputy Economics Minister Chen Chern-chyi (陳正祺) visits London, reports said Saturday (Nov...

Taiwan, UK prepare Enhanced Trade Partnership talks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan and the United Kingdom plan to discuss an Enhanced Trade Partnership (ETP) focusing on investments, energy, and digital trade, the government’s Office of Trad...

Wimbledon defends 'agonizing decision' to ban Russians

Two All England Club officials defended during a news conference Tuesday the “intensely tough and agonizing decision” to bar players from Russia and Belarus from Wimbledon this year because of the inv...

British government allows Chelsea to sell some tickets again

LONDON (AP) — The British government will allow Chelsea to sell some tickets again after easing the terms of its sanctioning license, ensuring the Champions League quarterfinal against Real Madrid is ...

Wimbledon, British government in talks about Russian players

Wimbledon organizers are having conversations with the British government about whether Russian tennis players — such as No. 1-ranked Daniil Medvedev — should be allowed to compete at the tournament t...

Analysis: Saudi role in transfer market revival in pandemic

For a government in turmoil, there’s little to celebrate in the corridors of power in London. Except, perhaps, the financial heft of England’s soccer clubs and their ability to spend on players. ...

Chelsea takes a stand, pioneers end to all-seater EPL games

LONDON (AP) — Coming to watch his beloved Chelsea since the 1960s, Gary Owen has witnessed first-hand the changing matchday experience. From the dangers that saw soccer fans penned b...

Vaughan dropped by BBC over involvement in Yorkshire crisis

SALFORD, England (AP) — Former England cricket captain Michael Vaughan was dropped by the BBC on Wednesday because of his involvement in the racism controversy enveloping county club Yorkshire. ...

Cricket whistleblower Rafiq sorry about antisemitic remarks

LONDON (AP) — Azeem Rafiq, the former cricketer whose revelations about the racism he suffered at Yorkshire has sparked a crisis in the English game, apologized Thursday after admitting to sending ant...

Premier League clubs to trial standing sections in stadiums

LONDON (AP) — Standing sections are set to return to Premier League stadiums for the first time in 27 years. British authorities on Wednesday announced a pilot scheme that will allow...

UK eyes testing out COVID-19 passports at mass gatherings

LONDON (AP) — Britain is planning to test a series of measures including “coronavirus status certifications" over the coming weeks to see if they can allow people to safely return to mass gatherings a...

Premier League players told to stop hugging by government

LONDON (AP) — The British government is increasingly troubled by soccer players hugging and kissing in celebrations, risking coronavirus infections and the sport's ability to be allowed to continue du...

English sports get $400M bailout, with rugby prioritized

LONDON (AP) — English sports are receiving 300 million pounds (almost $400 million) from the government — with half going to rugby — to help them survive without fans being allowed into venues during ...

Fans allowed back into English sports events from next week

LONDON (AP) — Spectators will be allowed back into some sports events in England from next week as coronavirus prevention measures are tested ahead of a planned wider reopening of stadiums in October....

Sports events in England allowed to resume from Monday

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Sports events will be allowed to resume in England from Monday, without any spectators and providing they comply with the government's coronavirus protocols. ...