Taiwan flag replaces Chinese Taipei banner at French fencing competition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's teenage fencing team competed at the Challenge CEP Marathon Fleuret 2020 in Paris over the weekend and was able to secure second place in the male rankings an...

Taiwan MLB star to sign with Seattle Mariners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Seattle Mariners have agreed to a deal with Taiwanese baseball icon Wei-Yin Chen (陳偉殷) on Friday (Jan. 31), reports Major League Baseball (MLB) Network insider Jon Hey...

Ukrainian-born actress helps Taiwan gymnastics team secure gold medal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Ukrainian born actress and model, Larisa Bakurova (瑞莎), led a team of Taiwanese gymnasts to participate in the LA Lights 2020 Gymnastics Tournament over the Lunar New Year...

Taiwan swimmer takes silver at U.S. Open Championships

Wang Kuan-hung (王冠閎) on Saturday became the first Taiwanese to win a medal at the U.S. Open Swimming Championships when he finished second in the men's 200-meter butterfly competition. Wang, 17...

Taiwanese athletes at 2019 Universiade deliver best performance

Taipei, July 15 (CNA) Taiwan ranked the seventh-biggest winner in the just-concluded 2019 Summer Universiade held in Naples, Italy, scoring nine golds, 13 silvers, and 10 bronze medals among the 118 p...

National Sports Training Center spearheads Taiwan’s efforts to capture Olympic glory

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- Taiwan has won five gold, seven silver and 12 bronze medals at the Olympics Games on top of 85 golds at the Asian Games. For the vast majority of the athletes who bagged these...

Olympic referendum: Shall it be "Taiwan" or "Chinese Taipei"

Athletes from Taiwan compete at the Olympics under the name of a make-believe country: Chinese Taipei. They march behind an imaginary national flag and, if they win a gold medal, hear an "alternate na...

Taiwan athletes win 6 medals at Youth Olympic Games in Argentina

Taiwan athletes earned one gold, three silver and two bronze medals at the Youth Olympic Games concluded Oct. 18 in Buenos Aires. The gold was won by Liu Li-ling in the 78-kg category of the women...

F-16 jets to escort Taiwan athletes home with heroes' welcome

Taipei, Sept. 2 (CNA) The Air Force is expected to dispatch two fighter jets to escort the last batch of Taiwanese athletes who are scheduled to fly home from Jakarta Monday, as part of a heroes' ...

Taiwan flag on full display at opening of Paris Gay Games

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2018 Gay Games opened on Aug. 4 in Paris, France. Defying attempts by China to interfere in the proceedings of the Gay Games, Taiwanese athletes made sure their cou...

Olympians, politicians endorse Taiwan athletes before Gay Games

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With this year's Gay Games fast approaching, Taiwanese politician Huang Kuo-chang (黃國昌) enthusiastically expressed his support of the Chinese Taipei delegation of athl...

Nike announces partnership with Chinese Taipei Athletics Association

TAIPEI(Taiwan News)- Nike signed a 4-year partnership agreement with the Chinese Taipei Athletics Association(CTAA) earlier today(Dec 22). Nike will provide the apparels for athletes to prepare th...

Universiade athletes parade through Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Thousands of people lined the streets of Taipei City Thursday afternoon as the athletes of Team Taiwan at the Taipei 2017 Summer Universiade worked their way through some ...

Taiwanese medalists share their stories

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --- Three Taiwanese athletes won medals at Taipei Universiade on Sunday, Lin Kan-yu won a silver and Chen Chien-chuan won bronze in the Taekwondo poomsae individual competition, w...

FISU compliments Taipei’s efforts as Universiade host city

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --- Summer Universiade opening ceremony left a good impression on the audience, especially on two important people--International University Sports Federation (FISU) Secretary-Gen...