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Taiwan's 'Goddess of Weightlifting' sets 2 world records, earns Olympic spot

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's "Goddess of Weightlifting," Kuo Hsing-chun (郭婞淳), on Monday (April 20) set two world records, won three gold medals, and secured an Olympic berth at...

Taiwan medal harvest could triple at Tokyo Olympics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A data analysis company in the United States has concluded that Taiwan could win 10 medals at the Tokyo Olympics if the games proceed, reports said Friday (April 16). T...

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...

Taiwan education minister supports athletes preparing for Beijing Olympics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Education Minister Pan Wen-chung (潘文忠) has stated he supports the efforts of Taiwanese athletes preparing for the Beijing Winter Olympics, but he also is paying attention ...

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...

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 to continue AstraZeneca vaccinations despite suspension in Europe

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will proceed with its rollout of the AstraZeneca vaccine after several European countries suspended it following reports of adverse reactions. On Thursday (March...

Taipei 101 displays messages on Taiwan-Japan friendship

The iconic Taipei 101 skyscraper on Saturday night (Jan. 23) began displaying LED messages to demonstrate the strong friendship between the people of Taiwan and Japan. The messages, in Chinese, suc...

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...

Multiple records fall at Taipei National Athletics Championships

New Taipei, Dec. 6 (CNA) The biennial National Athletics Championships, which took place on Friday and Saturday in New Taipei, saw several record breaking performances by Taiwanese athletes. Javeli...

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...

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 ...

Taiwan's Hsieh claims Rome title with Czech partner

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese tennis player Hsieh Su-wei (謝淑薇) and her partner, Barbora Strycova of the Czech Republic, on Sunday (Sept. 20) celebrated their victory in the women's double...