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Taiwanese judoka nabs gold at 2021 Abu Dhabi Grand Slam judo competition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's judoka Yang Yung-wei (楊勇緯) on Friday (Nov. 26) nabbed gold at the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam judo tournament. In the first two matches, he defeated Ahmed Al Naqb...

Taiwan's Yang Yung-wei becomes world No. 1 judoka

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The latest world rankings released by the International Judo Federation (IJF) show Taiwan’s Yang Yung-wei (楊勇緯) is now ranked number one in the men's under 60 ki...

Taiwanese rapper Soft Lipa wins big at Golden Melody Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan rapper Soft Lipa took home two of the top prizes on Saturday night (Aug. 21) at a lively Golden Melody Awards (GMA) held at the Taipei Music Center (TMC) in Nangang...

World waking up to fallacy of 'Chinese Taipei' compromise

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) – Tokyo 2020 has been controversial because the number of COVID-19 cases is on the rise again in Japan, but it has been a hugely successful Olympics for Taiwan both in an...

Tokyo Olympics Twitter account not posting flag for Taiwan when its athletes medal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (TOCOG) appears to have adopted a policy of not displaying a flag of any kind next to the name of Taiwan...

Taiwan taekwondo athlete takes bronze in Olympic debut

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese taekwondo fighter Lo Chia-ling (羅嘉翎) on Sunday (July 26) won the bronze medal in her Olympic debut in Tokyo. The 19-year-old Lo out-kicked her Nigerian oppone...

Naohisa Takato claims Japan's 1st Tokyo gold with judo win

TOKYO (AP) — Naohisa Takato spent the past five years fixated on a vision. He saw himself standing on the podium at the Nippon Budokan alongside Funa Tonaki with judo gold medals ar...

Roundup of Olympic gold medals from Saturday, July 24

TOKYO (AP) — A roundup of gold medals from Saturday, July 24 at the Tokyo Games: ARCHERY MIXED TEAM An San and teenager Kim Je Deok paired up to l...

China's Yang takes first gold at uneasy Tokyo Olympics

TOKYO (AP) — Hardly half a day passed before politics, the pandemic and blistering heat impacted events across the Tokyo Olympics. China's Yang Qian, at least, stayed right on target...

Judo player wins Taiwan’s first medal at Tokyo Olympics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Yang Yung-wei (楊勇緯) won a silver for judo Saturday (July 24) as the country’s first medal at the Tokyo Olympics and its best-ever performance in the Japanese martial...

Naohisa Takato wins Japan’s 1st gold medal at its home Olympics, beating Taiwan’s Yang Yung-wei in men’s 60kg judo final

TOKYO (AP) — Naohisa Takato wins Japan’s 1st gold medal at its home Olympics, beating Taiwan’s Yang Yung-wei in men’s 60kg judo final.

Olympic Judo Results

Saturday Men 60 kg Elimination Round of 32 Tornike Tsjakadoea, Netherlands, def. Amartuvshin Dashdavaa, Mongolia, Waza-Ari, Ko-s...