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 t...

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 In...

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 Sun...

AP PHOTOS: Lion dance in Singapore ahead of Lunar New Year

SINGAPORE (AP) — Performers from Southeast Asia took part in an international lion dance competition in Singapore ahead of the Lunar New Year, the most important holiday in the Chinese calendar. ...

World Combat Games coming to Taiwan in 2019

TAIWAN (Taipei News) – After a 6 year hiatus, the World Combat Games has announced that Taiwan will host the third international World Combat Games in 2019. An agreement was signed on Thursda...

Team USA athlete wins first medal in Sanda at Universiade

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Team USA's Isiah Ray Enriquez made history yesterday by being the first American athlete to win a bronze medal in Sanda (散打)at a Universiade games, the first...

Team USA athlete wins first medal in wushu at Universiade

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Team USA's Emily Fan made history today by being the first American athlete to win a bronze medal in wushu (武術) at a Universiade games, the first time the sport has be...

Taiwan wins 1st-ever gold medal in Wushu at Universiade

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's Hsu Kai-kuei (許凱貴) made history today by being the first Taiwanese athlete to win a gold medal in wushu (武術) at a Universiade games, the first time the sport ...