Silver lining for young and old athletes at Asian Games

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — There was a silver lining for seven-time Olympian Oksana Chusovitina at the Asian Games. The 43-year-old Uzbekistan gymnast took silver in the vault, one-te...

Lutsenko wins road race; China's medal haul hits 100

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Alexey Lutsenko left it late in the road race before edging Fumiyuko Beppu in a desperate sprint to the finish for Asian Games gold. The Kazakh rider, who p...

Japan father arrested for allegedly caging disabled son

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese police have arrested a 73-year-old man who reportedly kept his disabled son in a small wooden cage for more than 20 years. Hyogo prefectural police said they ar...

Japan police confirm arrest of US man over dismembered body

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese police have confirmed the arrest of an American on suspicion of dismembering and abandoning the body of a woman in western Japan. Hyogo prefectural police said ...

Girl suicide bomber attacks mosque in northern Cameroon

YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — An official says a suicide attack by a girl at a mosque in northern Cameroon has killed at least four people near the border with Nigeria. Cameroon's Far Nor...

Team USA athlete wins first medal in Sanda at Universiade

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Team USA's Isiah Ray Enriquez made history yesterday by being the first American athlete to win a bronze medal in Sanda (散打)at a Universiade games, the first...

Interview with USA Wushu Team at Taipei Universiade

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The modern sport of wushu (武術) is making its debut at the 2017 Taipei Universiade and Taiwan News interviewed the USA Wushu Team athletes as they prepared t...

Interview with USA Sanda Team at Taipei Universiade

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The combat sport of Sanda (散打) is making its debut at the 2017 Taipei Universiade and Taiwan News interviewed the USA Sanda Team fighters as they prepare to battle fo...

Chinese tycoon offers $1.45 million to tai chi warrior who can defeat MMA fighter Xu Xiaodong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Chinese tycoon is offering 10 million yuan (US$1.45 million) to the traditional tai chi fighter who can defeat a mixed martial arts (MMA) gym owner and promote...

Gene Yu promotes charity sale of "We Fight Together" before PRO FC 10

The Pacific Rim Organized Fighting Championship (PRO FC) is having its 10th event on May 9, 2015. On April 29 it held its press conference at I Fighting Martial Fitness and introduced the 5 Taiwanese...

Taiwanese MMA pioneer Sung Ming Yen to fight in Cambodia

After a spectacular victory at the One Fighting Championship’s (ONE FC) War of Dragons event in Taipei July 11, Taiwanese mixed martial art (MMA) pioneer Sung Ming Yen is scheduled to return to action...

Sanda Gal leads Meijer LPGA Classic

BELMONT, Michigan (AP) -- Sandra Gal made six straight birdies on her back nine Thursday to take the first-round lead in the Meijer LPGA Classic, while Michelle Wie withdrew because of a wrist injury....

Taiwan trio to compete in One FC: War of Dragons

One Fighting Championship: War of Dragons is coming to Taiwan! On July 11, One FC War of Dragons will be held at the National Taiwan University Sports Center in Taipei at 6:30 PM. It will be the firs...

A look at al-Qaida's priorities through receipts

TIMBUKTU, Mali (AP) -- More than 100 receipts and invoices retrieved from a building occupied by al-Qaida's North African branch in Timbuktu, Mali show an organization intent on documenting even the m...

2013 the 8th Taiwan Martial Art & Lion Gongfu Dance Championship

From Bruce Lee to Ip Man, in recent years, Chinese gongfu has become more and more popular all over the world. Apart from the images in gongfu films, it is interesting to see how martial art are actua...