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Taiwan wins first medal at Tokyo Paralympics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following unprecedented success at the Tokyo Olympics, Taiwan won its first medal at the Tokyo Paralympics Saturday (Aug. 28), a bronze for table tennis player Tien Shiau-...

Chinese netizens try to pad their Olympic stats with Taiwan's medals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Still stinging from the U.S.' gold medal supremacy at the Tokyo Olympics, bitter Chinese netizens have created an augmented version of "China" by including T...

Taiwan's badminton win costs China in battle with US for most Olympic golds

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the dust settled on the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, the U.S. emerged as the clear winner on the medal table, with Taiwan's badminton win having played a role in raining on...

Taiwan's Olympic karate medalist announces engagement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Fresh from having won her historic medal in Olympic karate, Taiwan's Wen Tzu-yun (文姿云) revealed that she has accepted a marriage proposal and that her fiancee is her t...

Huang wins 1st Olympic boxing medal in Taiwan's history

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Flyweight boxer Huang Hsiao-wen (黃筱雯) will bring home the bronze, the first in Taiwan's history, but will not be able to contend for the gold after losing a hard-fough...

Taiwan rakes in 3 more Olympic medals Sunday, bringing total to 10

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan built on its record medal tally after its athletes grabbed three more on Sunday (Aug. 1), doubling the country's all-time record at a single Olympics, while ano...

Taiwan gymnast wins men’s pommel horse silver at Tokyo Olympics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese gymnast Lee Chih Kai (李智凱) took silver at the men’s pommel horse competition at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday, winning Taiwan’s first Olympic gymnasti...

Taiwan golfer wins bronze at Tokyo Olympics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese golfer Pan Cheng-tsung (潘政琮) won a four-hole playoff on Sunday (Aug. 1), the last day of the golf competition at the Tokyo Olympics. The showing marked Taiwan...

Russia's state-run news agency shows Taiwan flag on medal table

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Russian state-owned media outlet is joining the growing list of international news agencies that have "rectified" the name for Taiwan or its flag in Olympic co...

Canada's TSN displays Taiwan flag on Olympic medal table

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Canada's Taiwanese community has been heartened to see Canada's largest sports channel displaying Taiwan's national flag on its online medal count. Canada&#...

Taiwanese table tennis team wins bronze at Tokyo Olympics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Lin Yun-ju (林昀儒) and Cheng I-ching (鄭怡靜) won the bronze medal at the table tennis mixed doubles competition at the Tokyo Olympics on Monday (July 26), beati...

Taiwan men's archery team wins silver medal at Tokyo Olympics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan took the silver in the men's team archery competition at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on Monday (July 26). The sixth-ranked Taiwanese team exceeded expectations b...

AP Interview: French minister seeks Olympic renewal in 2024

TOKYO (AP) — Dropping into mostly-empty venues, where only athletes provide the sporting soul and spirit, French sports minister Jean-Michel Blanquer observed the type of Olympics the world will be ye...

Taiwan beats China in men's team archery at Tokyo Olympics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan upset China in the quarter-finals of the men's team archery competition at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on Monday (July 26). In the 1/8 eliminations, the sixth-ra...

Medal Count: Prediction has US heading a wide open Olympics

TOKYO (AP) — The Tokyo Olympics open Friday and predicting the overall medal count will be more difficult than usual because of the pandemic and the absence of many qualifying events over the last yea...