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Taiwan wins U-18 Baseball World Cup title after 9-year hiatus

Taiwan won the WBSC U-18 Baseball World Cup championship in Busan, South Korea Sunday, after defeating the United States 2-1 in the final. This marked Taiwan's third championship and ended Amer...

Taiwan secures spot in championship final of U-18 Baseball World Cup

Taiwan secured a spot in the final of the U-18 Baseball World Cup in South Korea on Friday, after the United States edged out the host country in a game played earlier in the day. The Taiwanese tea...

Taiwan overwhelms Australia at U-18 Baseball World Cup

Taiwan overwhelmed Australia 12-0 Friday in a super round game at the U-18 Baseball World Cup to advance to the semifinals in South Korea. The Taiwanese players were quick to open the scoreboard at...

Taiwan shuts out Japan to clinch U-12 Baseball World Cup title

Taipei (CNA)-- Taiwan won its second U-12 Baseball World Cup title Sunday with a 4-0 shutout victory against Japan in the southern city of Tainan. The long-awaited title gave Taiwan, competing unde...

Taiwan triumphs over Cuba in U-12 Baseball World Cup

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Taiwan got off to a good start in the U-12 Baseball World Cup in Tainan on Friday with a solid 4-2 win against powerhouse Cuba in the tournament's opening game. Taiwan took the ...

Taiwan to host 2020 Olympics baseball qualifier

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) announced today that Taiwan has been awarded the right to host the last baseball qualifying round ahead of the 2020 Tokyo ...

Taiwan climbs to No. 5 in world baseball rankings

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The governing body of baseball, the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) announced that Taiwan has climbed the world men’s ranking to reach No. 5, on Sept. 2...

Taiwan women's softball team casts salt to ward off New Zealand's haka ritual

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Two cultural traditions collided on the ball field at the world championship of women’s softball when Taiwan met New Zealand in Japan Friday, Aug. 3. The incident...

Taiwan premier proposes Tainan as permanent host for U-12 Baseball World Cup

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan proposes Tainan city as a permanent host for the under-12 baseball world championship sanctioned by the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) in an attempt t...

Taiwan national baseball team ranked 6th in world

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — According to data released by the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) on Thursday, Chinese Taipei, Taiwan's national representative team, slipped in ranking t...

Taiwan ranks 4th in WBSC Baseball World Rankings

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) unveiled the final 2017 standings in the WBSC Baseball World Rankings, and Taiwan ranked 4th. The ranking is based on a coun...

WBSC awards U-23 World Cup 2018 Hosting Rights to Nicaragua

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The World Baseball Softball Confederation awarded the hosting rights of 2018 WBSC U-23 Baseball World Cup to Nicaragua and the U-15 Baseball World Cup to Panama. The ne...

IOC approves venues for 5 new sports in 2020 Tokyo Games

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Yokohama Stadium will host the baseball and softball competition at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Yokohama was among the venues approved Wednesday by the IOC ...

BC-AS--Asian News Digest, AS

ASIA: PHILIPPINES-MARCOS-HERO'S BURIAL — Long-dead former Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos is buried at the country's Heroes' Cemetery in a secrecy-shrouded ceremony, a move appr...

World baseball head not worried about Fukushima health risks

TOKYO (AP) — The president of the World Baseball Softball Confederation is confident staging games in Fukushima for the 2020 Olympics will not present any health risk to players. Tok...