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AP PHOTOS: Kashmir athletes struggle during virus lockdown

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic has restricted athlete Afreen Hyder to a small space in Indian-controlled Kashmir where she finds it difficult to do the martial arts routines she needs...

Olympic events going back to SKorea for 2024 Youth Games

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Olympic events are set to soon return to South Korea at some of the venues used for the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Games. On the sidelines of the Winter You...

Kung Fu Kid: Taiwanese boy sets world record for most martial arts medals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A seven-year-old Taiwanese boy has been entered into the Guinness Book of World Records for winning 158 medals at martial arts tournaments, the most ever by a child his ag...

Taiwan currently 7th in Universiade medal table with four golds

Taipei, July 8 (CNA) Taiwanese athletes were not expected to replicate their huge medal haul at the 2017 Universiade in Taipei, but they have so far done reasonably well at this year's Universiad...

One Championship lands more investment, tops $250 million

One Championship says it has closed a $166 million financing round led by Sequoia Capital, pushing the Asian mixed martial arts promotion's total capital base past $250 million. The ...

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...

Silver lining for young and old athletes at Asian Games

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — There was a silver lining for seven-time Olympian Oksana Chusovitina at the Asian Games. The 43-year-old Uzbekistan gymnast took silver in the vault, one-te...

Lutsenko wins road race; China's medal haul hits 100

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Alexey Lutsenko left it late in the road race before edging Fumiyuko Beppu in a desperate sprint to the finish for Asian Games gold. The Kazakh rider, who p...

On target: teenage shooter wins Asian Games gold for India

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Saurabh Chaudhary has an Asian Games gold medal at the age of 16 after winning the men's 10-meter air pistol title on debut in senior competition at Palembang. ...

Asian Games: Wushu athlete Tsai Tse-min bags first medal for Taiwan

JAKARTA(Taiwan News)- Taiwanese athlete Tsai Tse-min (蔡澤民) bagged Taiwan's first medal at 2018 Asian Games by clinching bronze in the Wushu-Changquan event. Tsai earned a total of 9.70 points ...

Sun up early for China with 1st Asian Games gold medal

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Sun Peiyuan has won the first gold medal awarded at the 18th Asian Games, winning wushu's changquan discipline ahead of local hope Edgar Marvelo. The changq...

Indonesia's President Joko Widodo declares 2018 Asian Games open

JAKARTA(Taiwan News) - The opening ceremony of the 18th Asian Games was held in the Gelora Bung Karno Stadium yesterday (Aug 18) at 7.00 p.m. The 2018 Asian Games were declared open by Indonesia...

After the fireworks, 1st medals up for grabs at Asian Games

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Sun Yang has the international profile, three Olympic gold medals, and he'll compete in the first of the men's events in the pool on the first day of medal competition at the...

Taiwan's first female MMA fighter heads to the Philippines for bout in Manila

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s first professional female MMA fighter Jenny “Lady Gogo Huang (黃偵玲) is preparing to face Gina “Conviction” Iniong of the Philippines on Apr...

MMA gym owner Xu Xiaodong pummels 'Wing Chun Master'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In another challenge match allegedly meant to test the effectiveness of traditional martial arts versus modern mixed martial arts (MMA), gym owner Xu Xiaodong (徐曉冬) on Sunday (...