Mother, newlyweds among 6 killed after Alaska planes crash

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A newly married couple, a pilot who used his family's savings to buy his own plane, a devoted family man from Australia and an office manager at an insurance company with a vi...

The Latest: Miss USA pageant underway in Reno for 1st time

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on the Miss USA pageant in Reno, Nevada (all times local, PDT): 5 p.m. The Miss USA pageant is underway in Reno, Nevada. ...

Lawyers, nurses, soldier, ballerina compete for Miss USA

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The women who want to be crowned the next Miss USA on Thursday include a psychological operations expert in the Army reserves, a former NFL cheerleader working to become a surgical n...

National Sports Training Center spearheads Taiwan’s efforts to capture Olympic glory

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- Taiwan has won five gold, seven silver and 12 bronze medals at the Olympics Games on top of 85 golds at the Asian Games. For the vast majority of the athletes who bagged these...

Taiwan Navy Dunmu Fleet will showcase flagship for public view

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Taiwan Navy’s Dunmu (敦睦) Fleet will be giving the public access to visit three of its vessels on March 24-25. In addition to offering the public a chance to observ...

Taiwan flag causes stir on last day of US Taekwondo tournament in Las Vegas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwanese flag is once again causing unnecessary controversy at an international sporting event, this time at the 2019 U.S. Open Taekwondo Championships in Las Vegas. ...

South Korea human rights body to investigate abuse in sports

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's human rights commission plans to interview possibly thousands of athletes about a culture of abuse in sports after a wave of female athletes came forward to say...

Group claims further sexual abuse in South Korean skating

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — An athletes' group has raised further allegations of sexual abuse in South Korean speed skating following explosive claims by two-time Olympic champion Shim Suk-hee that she ...

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 athletes win 6 medals at Youth Olympic Games in Argentina

Taiwan athletes earned one gold, three silver and two bronze medals at the Youth Olympic Games concluded Oct. 18 in Buenos Aires. The gold was won by Liu Li-ling in the 78-kg category of the women...

Column: How about some other sports for Conor McGregor?

Conor McGregor couldn't win his fight, though he seemed to help the Dallas Cowboys win theirs. Just ask Jerry Jones, who had reason to be smitten with the UFC star after the team Jon...

Taiwan’s Lee Meng-en takes home taekwondo silver at Youth Olympics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Lee Meng-en (李孟恩) won silver in the Men’s +76 kg Taekwondo competition at the 2018 Summer Youth Olympics in Argentina on Oct. 11, after losing to Iran...

Taekwondo champ Steven Lopez receives permanent ban

DENVER (AP) — The U.S. Center for SafeSport has permanently banned two-time Olympic taekwondo champion Steven Lopez for sexual misconduct involving a minor. The center has been inves...

Taiwan's ITRI and partners aim to develop physiological data collecting wearables to promote precision sports

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—To promote precision sports, which can provide more efficient training for boosting the chances of winning in competitions, Taiwan’s Industrial Technology Research Ins...

Taiwan, by whatever name, still winning at Asian Games

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Imagine if the United States could not compete under its real name at the Olympics. Or Japan, or Spain or India. That's the reality for Taiwan, which is also for...