Former Taiwan VP Annette Lu causes a stir with comments on Taipei Universiade

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The former Vice President of Taiwan during the Chen Shui-bian administration, and possible Taipei mayoral candidate, Annette Lu (呂秀蓮), is making headlines for her remarks ...

390,000 PET bottles collected from Universiade Athletes' Village

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Volunteers from the Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu Chi Foundation organized for 390,000 PET bottles to be collected for recycling from the Taipei 2017 Summer Uni...

Hurricane Harvey traps 24 Universiade athletes in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – At least 24 athletes from the United States have been unable to head home after the Universiade due to Hurricane Harvey, but they have been offered shelter by a university...

Argentine athletes warned by FISU for carrying Taiwanese flags at Universiade closing ceremony

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A day after the Argentine athletes boldly carried the official Taiwan flag and wore wigs in the Taiwanese national colors into Taipei Municipal Stadium during the pro...

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - September 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The top stories this week included 18 ways to be Taiwanese, Brawl breaks out in Taiwan legislature again, 1st Taiwanese-made satellite blasts off into space, Top 5 best gi...

Hunks from Holland make waves in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- From the first day they arrived in Taipei for the 2017 Summer Universiade, the men's Dutch water polo team has soaked up attention from fans and media alike for their hunky...

Team USA leader 'ties the knot' with Taiwanese grandma

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Team USA Executive Director Nels Hawkinson yesterday wore a red and gold traditional Chinese magua (馬褂) jacket while "marrying" his 92-year-old "g...

Taiwanese medalists to be honored with more than NT$89 million for achievement in Universiade

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – All of the Taiwanese athletes, who have won medals during Universiade, will share an estimated total prize of NT$89.7 million (US$3.04 million) after the sports event is c...

Dance-off breaks out between Australia, Taiwan women's basketball teams: Video

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- During the medal award ceremony for the women's basketball teams at the Taipei Universiade on Tuesday, a three-way dance battle spontaneously broke out between Australia, T...

Argentina athletes carry Taiwan flags at Universiade closing ceremony

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- At last night's closing ceremony for the 2017 Taipei Universiade, Argentine athletes boldly carried the official Taiwan flag and wore wigs in the Taiwanese national co...

Photo of the Day: Taipei Universiade goes out with a bang

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --  Taiwan bid farewell to the 12 days of the Taipei 2017 Summer Universiade with a dazzling show full of music and dance that reached a crescendo at 10 p.m Wednesday wi...

US Taekwondo athlete vlogs about Universiade adventures

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Team USA Taekwondo athlete Samery Moras kept a vlog on her YouTube channel of her entire 7-day experience participating in at the 2017 Taipei Universiade including the fli...

Team USA athlete wins first medal in Sanda at Universiade

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Team USA's Isiah Ray Enriquez made history yesterday by being the first American athlete to win a bronze medal in Sanda (散打)at a Universiade games, the first...

Taiwan takes silvers in women's tennis and table tennis at Universiade

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --- In women’s tennis singles at Taipei Universiade, Taiwan's Lee Ya-Hsuan (李亞軒) got silver after suffering an arm injury during a long final match that lasted three hou...

‘Japanese athletes protecting environment’ photos go viral on Facebook

TAIPEI (Taiwan) – Three pictures of Japanese contestants picking up trash at the Universiade athletes' village were posted on Facebook and were appreciated for their highly eco-consciou...