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Taiwan badminton star advances at Toyota Thailand Open

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese badminton ace Tai Tzu-ying (戴資穎) advanced to the second round of the Toyota Thailand Open on Tuesday (Jan. 19) after beating her Thai opponent Supanida Katethong...

Taiwanese clinch men's doubles title, Tai falls at Thailand Open

Taiwan's top-ranked men's badminton doubles team overcame the 2016 Rio Olympic silver medal winners to take the title at the Yonex Thailand Open in Bangkok on Sunday. The world No. 7 Taiwan...

Taiwan shuttlers reach finals at Yonex Thailand Open

World No. 1 Tai Tzu-ying (戴資穎) and Taiwan's top men's doubles team are set to compete for their respective titles at the Yonex Thailand Open in Bangkok after winning their semifinal matches Sa...

Taiwan badminton queen cruises into quarter-finals at Thailand Open

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese badminton player Tai Tzu-ying (戴資穎) advanced into the quarter-finals at the Yonex Thailand Open on Thursday (Jan. 14) after beating her South Korean opponent Kim...

Taiwan's Tai secures first international win after pandemic hiatus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese badminton star Tai Tzu-ying (戴資穎) on Tuesday (Jan. 12) clinched her first international win since March last year, when the badminton world was suddenly put on p...

Badminton star Saina Nehwal tests positive for virus

BANGKOK (AP) — Former badminton world No. 1 Saina Nehwal was among four players who tested positive for the coronavirus at the Thailand Open but only she was withdrawn from the tournament in Bangkok o...

The Latest: Badminton star Nehwal positive for virus

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Former badminton world No. 1 Saina Nehwal was among four players who tested po...

NTU to set up Taiwan's first international athletics program

National Taiwan University (NTU) said Saturday (Jan. 90) it will introduce the country's first undergraduate program to train students for careers in international sports competition and managemen...

Momota's COVID-19 positive forces Japan out of Thai events

BANGKOK (AP) — Top-ranked Kento Momota’s positive test for COVID-19 at Narita Airport forced Japan to withdraw its players from upcoming international badminton events in Thailand. T...

Taiwan's badminton queen to compete in Thailand in January

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese badminton star Tai Tzu-ying (戴資穎) will make her first international appearance in 10 months at the Badminton World Federation's (BWF) matches in Bangkok in J...

Badminton player Foo Kune banned for 2 years in doping case

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Four-time African badminton champion Kate Foo Kune was banned for two years on Wednesday in a doping case and will miss the Tokyo Olympics. Foo Kune was ...

2020 National Disabled Games open in Taiwan’s Taitung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2020 National Disabled Games opened in the eastern county of Taitung on Friday (Nov. 27). The biennial sporting event, postponed from May due to the COVID-19 pandem...

English sports get $400M bailout, with rugby prioritized

LONDON (AP) — English sports are receiving 300 million pounds (almost $400 million) from the government — with half going to rugby — to help them survive without fans being allowed into venues during ...

CPA Australia: Malaysian budget announcements you may have missed

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - Media OutReach - 10 November 2020 - Helping people navigate the rough times as well as sustaining businesses took centre stage at the Malaysian budget 2021 on Friday, but ther...

List 2/4 of sports events affected by coronavirus pandemic

CANOE-KAYAK African Olympic canoe slalom qualifier in Basel, Switzerland from March 14-15 canceled. Pan American canoe slalom championships (Olympic qualifier) in R...