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Taipei, New Taipei sign contract to host World Masters Games 2025

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The mayors of Taipei and New Taipei on Thursday (Dec. 10) signed a contract to host the 2025 World Masters Games, which is expected to generate NT$10 billion (US$354.8 mil...

Qatar, Saudi Arabia compete to host 2030 Asian Games

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait (AP) — Regional rivals Qatar and Saudi Arabia will compete to host the 2030 Asian Games. The capital cities of Doha and Riyadh are the two bidders to meet the ent...

Commonwealth Games organizers hit target in India for 2022

BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — A sporting compromise to host shooting and archery championships in India five months before the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham is likely to give India and Australia ...

WADA says sanctions won’t hit Russia’s Euro games, CL final

DÜSSELDORF, Germany (AP) — The World Anti-Doping has agency has confirmed that Russia’s hosting of European Championship soccer games next year won’t be affected by recommendations it should be banned...

Taiwan currently 7th in Universiade medal table with four golds

Taipei, July 8 (CNA) Taiwanese athletes were not expected to replicate their huge medal haul at the 2017 Universiade in Taipei, but they have so far done reasonably well at this year's Universiad...

Former Soviet nations to hold eclectic sports event in 2020

MOSCOW (AP) — Beach handball and kettlebell lifting will be on the program at a new multi-sport event for former Soviet nations. Besides the more typical Olympic sports like track an...

Taiwan to host 2020 Olympics baseball qualifier

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) announced today that Taiwan has been awarded the right to host the last baseball qualifying round ahead of the 2020 Tokyo ...

For the first time since war, this gold belongs to Korea

AKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — There was no dividing them. The folk song Arirang played and the “unification” flag was raised to celebrate the first gold medal by a combined Koreas team at...

German parliamentarians back Taiwan in youth games row

Two members of Germany's parliament came to Taiwan's defense Thursday, criticizing China for pressuring the East Asian Olympic Committees (EAOC) into revoking a Taiwanese city's right to h...

Between Rio and Tokyo, Paltrinieri looks for Olympic feeling

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Taking place between the Rio and Tokyo Games, Italian swimmer Gregorio Paltrinieri is hoping for some Olympic feeling at a new European multi-sport event. Of...

Taiwan team forced to change country reference ahead of Paris Gay Games

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - China's bullying over Taiwan reaches beyond its borders, from conferences to a sport event that celebrates sexual and gender diversity, which, ironically, was once "sil...

Aussies return to village; Kiwis send Tui home with mumps

GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) — As Australia's gold-medal favorites were readying to return to the Commonwealth Games village from their self-imposed training bubble, the quarantined New Zealand women's ...

Latvia bans Russian judges from military simulation contest

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — An association of airsoft players in Latvia is expressing outrage after three Russian contest judges were deported before the start of a tournament for teams that use replic...

Hottest female and male athletes at Taipei 2017 Universiade

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - As the competition heats up at the Taipei 2017 Summer Universiade, fans around the world are drumming up support for their favorite athletes in the games, including ones with la...

Taipei City Mayor says U.S. helping Taipei with counter-terrorism preparedness

Taipei, (CNA) Taipei City government has gathered intelligence necessary for counter-terrorism preparedness with the assistance of the United States, ensuring the highest possible level of security du...