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2020 National Disabled Games open in Taiwan’s Taitung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2020 National Disabled Games opened in the eastern county of Taitung on Friday (Nov. 27). The biennial sporting event, postponed from May due to the COVID-19 pandem...

Taipei and New Taipei confirmed as hosts for World Masters Games 2025

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei and New Taipei will host the 11th World Masters Games in 2025 after they won a bid against two other international cities. After competing against Paris, France,...

2019 Taiwan Swinging Skirts LPGA to tee off on Oct. 31

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2019 Taiwan Swinging Skirts LPGA will take place at Miramar Golf Country Club from Oct. 31 to Nov. 3 and feature some of the best active female golfers in the world, a...

Taiwan takes gold for first time ever in women’s world ice hockey championship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan national women’s ice hockey team won their first ever division championship on Sunday. The team took part in the 2019 Ice Hockey World Women’s Ch...

Ping-pong diplomacy: volunteer finds inspiration in St. Lucia

Award-winning Taiwanese novelist William Lien (連明偉) has always had an eye for overseas adventure, performing his military service by teaching Chinese in the Philippines and working odd jobs in Canada ...

Exhibition celebrating Taiwan's professional baseball games opens in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An exhibition celebrating the 30th anniversary of Taiwan’s professional baseball league kicked off Saturday in Taipei, highlighting various memorable moments in the ...

Taiwan’s top 5 most famous international sports stars

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- Last week was a special one for Taiwanese sports fans. The Boston Red Sox’s victory in the baseball World Series saw Taiwanese player Lin Tzu-Wei (林子偉) become just the...

Taiwan's new football chief ready for regular migrant worker games

Taipei, Nov. 4 (CNA) The new head of Taiwan's football association is looking forward to amateur football matches played by migrant worker teams becoming regular fixtures because the workers' ...

Taiwan's Taoyuan to hold sport festival for migrant workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taoyuan City Labor Bureau is going to hold "2018 VIPT Migrant Worker Sport Festival" at Chung Yuan University on Oct. 28 and Nov. 14. There are six sports in which ...

The top 7 sporting events in Taiwan

The cancellation of the East Asian Youth Games (東亞青年運動會) in Taichung last year, at the behest of the Chinese Communist Party is a blow to sport in the country. But Taiwan should reassure itself that t...

Cricket tournament marks the rise of the game in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The first-ever "Chillies Titans Cup 2018" cricket tournament was held in Hsinchu City (新竹市) on August 4-5, marking the resurgence of cricket in Taiwan. Cricke...

Top 10 Things you REALLY didn’t know about Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Last week, British newspaper the Telegraph published a list of the top 10 things they claimed you did not know about Taiwan to accompany a travel article. It was a nice curiosi...

The best things to do in Taiwan in 2018

The fireworks have finished, the hangovers have subsided, and 2018 is properly upon us at last. But as day-to-day life returns to normal for a few weeks until the Chinese New Year celebrations arrive,...

Story of Chang Hao’s road to Olympics ‘Ripples Apart’ hits theaters Aug 12

The documentary “Ripples Apart,” which tells the story of Taiwanese sailing athlete Chang Hao’s road to the Olympic Games, begins to hit theaters in Taiwan on Aug 12. Director Hu Mei-fang was ori...