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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...

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...