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Photo of the Day: Taiwan's 'Goddess of Weightlifting' immortalized

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To celebrate the gold medal victory by Taiwan's "Goddess of Weightlifting" Kuo Hsing-chun (郭婞淳) on Tuesday (July 27), renowned Taipei photographer and illust...

Russia's state-run news agency shows Taiwan flag on medal table

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Russian state-owned media outlet is joining the growing list of international news agencies that have "rectified" the name for Taiwan or its flag in Olympic co...

Taiwan golfer bags first LPGA win at Pure Silk Championship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —Taiwanese golfer Hsu Wei-ling (徐薇淩) earned her first career LPGA victory at the Pure Silk Championship in Williamsburg, Virginia, Sunday (May 23) after a brilliant performa...

Rural schools on Taiwan's Penghu Islands hold rare sports meet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Students from eight schools on Taiwan's Penghu Islands on Wednesday (April 28) competed in a joint sports event, the first of its kind ever held in the archipelagic co...

Taiwan begins vaccinating athletes ahead of Tokyo Olympics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan on Tuesday (March 23) began administering coronavirus vaccine doses to its athletes who will be heading to the 2021 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympic Games. Just one...

Taiwanese pitcher in international spotlight for impressive debut

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hsu Jo-hsi (徐若熙), a 20-year-old pitcher on the Wei Chuan Dragons, has emerged into the international spotlight following his impressive debut, in which he struck out 11 ba...

Taiwan judo athlete facing charges for DUI crash that killed one

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Yang Yu-jie (楊宇潔), a reserve athlete on Taiwan's national judo team, is facing charges after she crashed her SUV on a highway in Taitung County Tuesday (March 16), kil...

Taiwan badminton star advances at Toyota Thailand Open

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese badminton ace Tai Tzu-ying (戴資穎) advanced to the second round of the Toyota Thailand Open on Tuesday (Jan. 19) after beating her Thai opponent Supanida Katethong...

Taiwan badminton queen cruises into quarter-finals at Thailand Open

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese badminton player Tai Tzu-ying (戴資穎) advanced into the quarter-finals at the Yonex Thailand Open on Thursday (Jan. 14) after beating her South Korean opponent Kim...

US college football star says his story began in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The wide receiver for the University of Alabama football team, John Metchie III, says his journey began in Taiwan. During an interview with ESPN's multiplatform The...

Taiwan's Tai secures first international win after pandemic hiatus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese badminton star Tai Tzu-ying (戴資穎) on Tuesday (Jan. 12) clinched her first international win since March last year, when the badminton world was suddenly put on p...

Taiwan's badminton queen to compete in Thailand in January

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese badminton star Tai Tzu-ying (戴資穎) will make her first international appearance in 10 months at the Badminton World Federation's (BWF) matches in Bangkok in J...

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...

Uni-President Lions clinch Taiwan Series title in 7-4 win

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Uni-President Lions have defeated the CTBC Brothers 7-4 in Game 7 of the Taiwan Series Sunday (Nov. 8) to secure the 2020 Chinese Professional Baseball League (CPBL) t...

Over 5,000 Taiwanese athletes to compete in Kinmen County Games

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's offshore Kinmen County welcomed 5,024 local athletes to its biennial county games on Thursday (Nov. 5) as Taiwan continues to hold COVID-19 at bay. During ...