Taiwanese athlete grabs bronze at World Taekwondo event in Taipei

Taiwanese athlete Lin Wan-ting (林琬婷) took the bronze medal Monday in the women's under-46 kilogram division in the World Taekwondo President's Cup G2 Asian Region tournament in Taipei. The ...

Taiwan’s top 5 most famous international sports stars

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- Last week was a special one for Taiwanese sports fans. The Boston Red Sox’s victory in the baseball World Series saw Taiwanese player Lin Tzu-Wei (林子偉) becom...

Taipei vies for 2019 World Capital of Sport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – By the end of next month, Taipei City could be declared the “World Capital of Sport” for 2019, officials said Friday. After successfully hosting the World U...

The top 7 sporting events in Taiwan

The cancellation of the East Asian Youth Games (東亞青年運動會) in Taichung last year, at the behest of the Chinese Communist Party is a blow to sport in the country. But Taiwan should reassur...

Paiwan artist carves out new paths for Taiwan's indigenous traditions

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- When indigenous singers performed at the opening ceremony of the 2017 Taipei Summer Universiade, images of painted woodcarvings by Paiwan artist Etan Pavavalung appeared on 1,...

The Taichung East Asian Youth Games cancellation and what can be done about it

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The decision by the East Asian Olympic Committee (EAOC) to remove Taichung as hosts of the East Asian Youth Games continues to reverberate around Taiwan. People are angry, and ...

Between Rio and Tokyo, Paltrinieri looks for Olympic feeling

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Taking place between the Rio and Tokyo Games, Italian swimmer Gregorio Paltrinieri is hoping for some Olympic feeling at a new European multi-sport event. Of...

Taiwanese javelin thrower wins gold medal in Sweden

Taiwan's Cheng Chao-tsun grabbed the gold medal in the men's javelin at the Karlstad Grand Prix in Sweden Wednesday with a throw of 83.67 meters. Jiannis Smalios of Sweden took home th...

Coach targeting two gymnastics medals for Taiwan at Asian Games

With the Asian Games less than a month away, Taiwan's head gymnastics coach Sadao Hamada is hoping for a gold medal in the men's pommel horse and a medal in the men's team event, assi...

Taiwanese athlete Chen Kuei-ru: pursue excellence, then perfection

SINGAPORE (Taiwan News)- Another Taiwanese sprinter who has been shining ever since the 2017 Taipei Summer Universiade, will compete for glory in the upcoming Asian Games held in August - Men'...

Taiwanese pianist delivers speech at Moscow Conservatory graduation

A Taiwanese pianist was selected to deliver a speech Wednesday on behalf of 226 students at the 149th graduation ceremony of the Moscow Conservatory. Speaking in fluent Russian, Lin Pin-chun t...

Badminton’s World No.1 graduates from Taiwan university

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Badminton’s World No.1 woman singles shuttler Tai Tzu-ying (戴資穎) graduated from the University of Taipei’s Institute of Sports Training Saturday with special a...

At Trump-Kim summit, don't expect NKorea to foot the bill

TOKYO (AP) — When North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump hold their summit at an exclusive venue in Singapore, one of the priciest destinations in Asia, they will no doubt run up q...

Taiwanese choir wins awards at international competition in Vienna

Brussels, June 2 (CNA) A choir made up of indigenous Taiwanese students from Hsinchu County received a gold medal and the jury's special prize at the 31st Franze Schubert Choir Competition, which ...

Taiwanese athlete Liao Yan-jun shares her story ahead of Taiwan Athletics Open

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)- "It feels great when I see my hard work pay off," said Taiwanese athlete Liao Yan-jun (廖晏均) in an exclusive interview with Taiwan News ahead of the Taiwan&nbs...