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Travel limits force Swiss to call off student winter games

LUCERNE, Switzerland (AP) — The world university winter games in Switzerland were canceled Monday to help stop the spread of the new COVID-19 variant. Organizers of the Winter Univer...

Taiwan's 'Goddess of Weightlifting' takes gold at Tokyo Games

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's "Goddess of Weightlifting" has won the gold medal in dominating fashion, shattering three Olympic records and bringing her country its first gold at...

Taiwan’s ‘fastest man’ to run in Tokyo Olympics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Athlete Hank Yang (楊俊瀚) — nicknamed “Taiwan’s fastest man” — has been selected to run in the 100 meters in the Tokyo Olympics, reports said F...

Taipei, New Taipei sign contract to host World Masters Games 2025

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The mayors of Taipei and New Taipei on Thursday (Dec. 10) signed a contract to host the 2025 World Masters Games, which is expected to generate NT$10 billion (US$354.8 mil...

Taipei and New Taipei confirmed as hosts for World Masters Games 2025

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei and New Taipei will host the 11th World Masters Games in 2025 after they won a bid against two other international cities. After competing against Paris, France,...

Chunghwa Telecom partners with Taiwan universities on smart healthcare

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s leading telecommunications giant is joining hands with two prestigious universities to develop smart healthcare applications utilizing 5G and artificial int...

Taiwan Air Force releases 2020 calendar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense's (MND) Air Force Command Headquarters on Monday (Dec. 9) announced the release of its 2020 desk calendar, which this year has the the...

Taiwan gymnast wins pommel horse silver at world championships

Taiwanese gymnast Lee Chih-kai (李智凱) bagged a silver medal Saturday in the pommel horse event at the 2019 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships, becoming the first Taiwanese athlete to win a medal t...

Napoli coach 'shocked' over unfinished dressing rooms

NAPLES, Italy (AP) — Napoli coach Carlo Ancelotti is "shocked" his club's dressing room at Stadio San Paolo remains an unfinished construction site days before their first home matches against Sampdor...

Taiwan's Wang wins gold in HK swim meet, qualifies for Olympics

Taiwanese swimmer Wang Hsing-hao (王星皓) on Sunday won a gold medal in the men's 200-meter individual medley at the Hong Kong Open Swimming Championships with a time that guaranteed him a place in t...

Two Taiwan schools make progress by learning together

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taichung City’s Sihwei Elementary School (四維國小) and Nantou County’s Fa-zhi Elementary School (法治國小) have become partners under the Ministry of Education’s col...

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...

Taiwan grabs gold in taekwondo at Summer Universiade

Taipei (CNA) - Taiwanese Su Po-ya (蘇柏亞) beat a South Korean rival to capture gold in the women's taekwondo under-53 kilogram division at the 2019 Summer Universiade in Naples on Friday (July 12). ...

Taiwanese shooters claim gold medal at Universiade

Taipei (CNA) Taiwanese shooters Kuo Kuan-Ting (郭冠廷) and Yu Ai-wen (余艾玟) won the 10 meter mixed air pistol gold medal at the 2019 Summer Universiade in Naples Tuesday, Taiwan's third gold medal in ...

Taiwan currently 7th in Universiade medal table with four golds

Taipei, July 8 (CNA) Taiwanese athletes were not expected to replicate their huge medal haul at the 2017 Universiade in Taipei, but they have so far done reasonably well at this year's Universiad...