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Taiwan baseball reclaims number 2 spot in world rankings: WBSC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has been ranked number two in the 2021 annual world men’s baseball rankings. World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) released the results on Friday (J...

Taiwan replaced as host of Tokyo Olympics final baseball qualifier

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Mexico will replace Taiwan as the host of the upcoming final baseball qualifier of the Tokyo Olympics due to a surge of local COVID-19 cases in the East Asian country. ...

Taiwan pro baseball league to hold spectator-less games

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Chinese Professional Baseball League (CPBL) announced Wednesday (May 12) that it will hold all games scheduled until June 8 without spectators in response to ...

US scholar claims MLB All-Star Game could save Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Major League Baseball (MLB) should hold its All-Star Game in Taiwan to raise awareness of China's escalating threats against the country and diffuse anti-Asian sentime...

Oscar winner Ang Lee throws out first pitch at Taiwan baseball game

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Academy-award winning Taiwanese director Ang Lee (李安) on Friday (March 19) threw out the first pitch at the Xinzhuang Baseball Stadium in New Taipei City, as the Fubon Gua...

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 prepares 'sports bubble' for Tokyo Olympics final baseball qualifier

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) is considering setting up a "sports bubble" for the upcoming final baseball qualifier of the Tokyo Olympics, ...

Tainan stadium packed with fans in pro baseball's season opener

The Tainan Municipal Baseball Stadium had a big crowd of 7,800 fans in the season opener of Taiwan's 2021 pro baseball season on Saturday, with the visiting CTBC Brothers topping the defending cha...

Taiwan pro baseball league to start preseason

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Chinese Professional Baseball League (CPBL) will launch its 2021 preseason Friday (Feb. 26) as players get ready for the regular season. Entering its 32nd ...

Tokyo Olympics final baseball qualifier to be staged in Taiwan in June

The final qualifier for the baseball tournament of the postponed Tokyo Olympic Games is scheduled to kick off on June 16 in central Taiwan's Taichung City, where Taiwan's national squad will c...

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...

Photo of the Day: Severed fish head mascot spotted at Taiwan baseball game

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This photo of a dancing disembodied fish mascot at a baseball game in southern Taiwan had foreign netizens scratching their heads last week. The photographer, Chen Chin...

Taiwan baseball player Chen Po-yu signs with MLB team

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese pitcher Chen Po-yu (陳柏毓) has signed a contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates to become the country's latest athlete to appear on the international stage. On...

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...