Taiwanese MLB player draws media attention for batting with face mask

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese baseball player Lin Tzu-wei (林子偉) of the Boston Red Sox was in the spotlight for Friday's (July 24) opening game after he wore a face mask while batting at t...

Taiwan Sport Industry Expo 2020 opens with star athletes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Sport Industry Expo 2020 opened at Taipei's Songshan Cultural and Creative Park on Friday (July 17) and will run through to Aug. 9, featuring top Taiwan athlete...

AIT to hold July 4th event in S. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) announced on Facebook Tuesday (June 23) morning that it will hold an event during a baseball game between the Uni-President Lions an...

Taiwan baseball fans allowed inside stadium but sit apart

NEW TAIPEI CITY, Taiwan (AP) — There were fans in the stands for baseball in Taiwan on Friday, albeit spaced far apart as a safeguard against the spread of the coronavirus. Up to 1,0...

Taiwan baseball to allow 1,000 fans per game starting Friday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan professional baseball (CPBL) will become the first majors in the world to bring fans back into the stadium on Friday (May 8), after the Central Epidemic Command Cen...

Taiwan baseball boosted by NT$2 million English-language broadcasts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Chinese Professional Baseball League (CPBL) is the only league in the world playing, so the Taoyuan government said on Wednesday (April 22) it would stump up ...

NPP calls for name change of Taiwan's CPBL to avoid confusion with China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The New Power Party (NPP) is calling for the name of Taiwan's baseball league to be changed to avoid it being confused with communist China. In a recent session of ...

Video shows bench-clearing brawl break out during Taiwan baseball game

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A bench-clearing brawl broke out during a Taiwanese professional baseball game on Sunday (April 19), getting extra attention from the outside world as Taiwan is the only c...

Taiwan's pro baseball league to broadcast games in English

Taiwan's baseball season, the only one scheduled anywhere in the world during the COVID-19 pandemic, will include English broadcasts from Wednesday (April 15) to showcase Taiwan baseball to a wide...

Taiwan launches world's first baseball season amid pandemic

Taiwan's baseball season, the only one scheduled anywhere in the world during the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, got off the ground in Taichung on Sunday after the first two games were pos...

Taiwan first in world to resume pro baseball amid pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s professional baseball league will become the first in the world to start its 2020 season as many countries have been forced to delay or cancel sports events...

Taiwan pro baseball league to hold games in empty stadiums

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Chinese Professional Baseball League (CPBL) announced Wednesday (April 1) that the games will be held with no spectators for the first time in history once th...

Rakuten to inject NT$1.2 billion into Taiwan baseball team

The Investment Commission on Friday approved an application by Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten to invest NT$1.2 billion (US$39.93 million) in its Taipei-based branch, with the funds to be used to ma...

Baseball player from Taiwan signs with MLB team

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese baseball player Liu Chih-Jung (劉致榮) has signed a US$750,000 contract with the Boston Red Sox to become the 2nd Taiwanese player on the current Red Sox roster aft...

Taiwan triumphs over Cuba in U-12 Baseball World Cup

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Taiwan got off to a good start in the U-12 Baseball World Cup in Tainan on Friday with a solid 4-2 win against powerhouse Cuba in the tournament's opening game. Taiwan took the ...