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Doctor banned for life for steroid use on 10 weightlifters

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — A team doctor who caused 10 Thailand weightlifters including Youth Olympics athletes to test positive for anabolic steroids was banned for life on Friday. ...

US stem cell clinics boomed while FDA paused crackdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hundreds of clinics pushing unproven stem cell procedures caught a big break from the U.S. government in 2017: They would have three years to show that their questionable treatments ...

Jet fighters to welcome Taiwan's Olympians on their journey home

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Four Mirage 2000 fighter jets will meet the flight carrying Taiwanese Olympians as it makes its way home Wednesday (Aug. 4) afternoon in a show of national support for the...

Special exhibition launched for Indigenous Day in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To celebrate Taiwan's Indigenous Day, which takes place Aug. 1, the National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall has launched a special exhibition called "ita/kita, pow...

2 Taiwanese women get shot at gold in 25-meter pistol finals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two Taiwanese athletes have made the finals in the women's 25-meter pistol competition at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. On Friday morning (July 30), the second day of co...

Tech prowess lifts Taiwan weightlifter to Olympic gold

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Technology has helped Taiwan's weightlifters shine at the Tokyo Olympics. Amis Indigenous weightlifter Kuo Hsing-chun (郭婞淳) clinched gold in the women’s 59 ki...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan's 'Goddess of Weightlifting' immortalized

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To celebrate the gold medal victory by Taiwan's "Goddess of Weightlifting" Kuo Hsing-chun (郭婞淳) on Tuesday (July 27), renowned Taipei photographer and illust...

Taiwanese weightlifter could take bronze if China's Hou found doping

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese indigenous athlete in the women's 49-kilogram weightlifting category could be awarded the bronze medal if the gold medal winner from China is found to have...

Weightlifter wins Taiwan's record 6th medal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese weightlifter Chen Wen-huei (陳玟卉) took the bronze medal in the women's 64 kg event at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on Tuesday evening (July 27), bringing a sixth O...

Taiwan's 'Goddess of Weightlifting' takes gold at Tokyo Games

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's "Goddess of Weightlifting" has won the gold medal in dominating fashion, shattering three Olympic records and bringing her country its first gold at...

Photo of the Day: Wolf warrior diplomats howl over pic of Chinese weightlifter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese wolf warrior diplomats cried foul on Saturday (July 24) over a photo of a Chinese weightlifter at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. On Saturday, Reuters tweeted a photo ...

Weightlifter wins Philippines' 1st Olympic gold medal, foils China's plans for 8

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Filipina weightlifter on Monday brought home the first Olympic gold medal for the Philippines in history while dashing China's hopes of a perfect sweep of eight gold...

First openly transgender Olympians are competing in Tokyo

TOKYO (AP) — For Quinn, a midfielder for the Canadian women's soccer team, the opening match of the Tokyo Games carried more emotional weight than their previous Olympic appearances. ...

Olympic Weightlifting Results

Monday Women 55kg Group B 1. Joanna Lochowska, Poland (1, 84-185; 2, 102-225), 186 kg.-410 pounds. 2. Kanae Ya...

Roundup of Olympic gold medals from Sunday, July 25

TOKYO (AP) — A roundup of gold medals from Sunday, July 25, at the Tokyo Games: ARCHERY WOMEN'S TEAM A contingent led by An San captured South Kor...