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Taiwan tennis star Hsieh Su-wei wins women's doubles title in UK


Taiwan tennis ace Hsieh Su-wei (謝淑薇) and Barbora Strycova of the Czech Republic won the women's doubles title at the Nature Valley Classic in Birmingham, the United Kingdom, Sunday.

Taiwan bags world team title in women's compound archery


Taiwan's archery team clinched the World Championship gold medal in the women's team compound archery event for the first time in 20 years in the Netherlands on Saturday.

Taiwan No. 1: Kaohsiung Rope Rescue Team champions at annual GRIMPDAY challenge


TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan has developed a well-deserved reputation across the world for its expertise in disaster management and rescue.

Taipei wants to host 2030 Asian Games


TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taipei City Government is planning a bid to host the 2030 Asian Games, Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) told reporters Friday (May 17).

Taiwan's Hsieh wins women's doubles title at Mutua Madrid Open


Taiwan's Hsieh Su-wei (謝淑薇) and partner Barbora Strycova of the Czech Republic won the women's doubles title at the Mutua Madrid Open on Saturday to capture their second Premier Mandatory title as a team.

13-year-old Taiwanese stacker wins world championship


1.660 seconds. That’s how fast Junior high school student Lin Jui-an (林芮安) beat other competitors at the World Sport Stacking Championship this year.

Taiwan wins bronze medal at World Cheerleading Championships


Taiwan's cheerleading squad snagged a bronze medal in the Coed Premier division at the 2019 World Cheerleading Championships in the United States on Friday.

Taiwan's Kuo Hsing-chun wins 3 golds at Asian Weightlifting Championships


Taiwanese weightlifter Kuo Hsing-chun (郭婞淳) broke three world records, winning three gold medals Tuesday at the 2019 Asian Weightlifting Championships (AWC) in China's eastern coastal city of Ningbo, which doubles as a qualifying competition for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.

Taiwan's Pan wins RBC Heritage for first PGA TOUR victory


Pan Cheng-tsung (潘政琮) took advantage of Dustin Johnson's back-nine struggles to win the RBC Heritage for his first PGA TOUR victory on April 21, local time.

American reality show celebrity promotes Taiwan's tourism


An American reality show celebrity promoted tourism in Taiwan and talked about his travel experience in the country at the annual SF/Bay Area Travel & Adventure Show (TAS) Sunday.

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


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 prizes, the journey to elite international honors began at the National Sports Training Center in the southern city of Kaohsiung.

Taiwan Navy Dunmu Fleet will showcase flagship for public view


The Taiwan Navy’s Dunmu (敦睦) Fleet will be giving the public access to visit three of its vessels on March 24-25.

Jeremy Lin on the list of 100 greatest NBA “Game Changers” of all-time


Jeremy Lin (林書豪) ranks 75th on the list of ESPN's 100 greatest NBA players of 2018.

Taiwanese female runner successfully defends title in 2019 Taipei Expressway Marathon


Taiwan’s Fu Shu-ping (傅淑萍) successfully defended her title in the 2019 Taipei Expressway Marathon (台北國道馬拉松) on Sunday, finishing in two hours, 52 minutes, and 14 seconds in the women’s event, Central News Agency (CNA) reported on the same day.

Taiwan's Tsao Chun-yu breaks national record in Tokyo Marathon


Taiwanese Tsao Chun-yu (曹純玉) ran the 2019 Tokyo Marathon in a time of just over two hours and 36 minutes on Sunday, breaking a 15-year national record and finishing 17th in the women's race.

Over 11 million visitors attend 2019 Taiwan Lantern Festival


Since its first day of trial operations on Feb. 15, the 2019 Taiwan Lantern Festival (台灣燈會) has attracted over 11 million visitors to southern Taiwan's Pingtung County.

Taiwanese golfer finishes 3rd at Women's Australian Open


Taiwanese golfer Hsu Wei-ling (徐薇淩) finished in third place at the 2019 ISPS Handa Women's Australian Open Sunday , Feb. 17, with a four-round 12-under par 276.

Taiwan athlete Yang Chun-han's new 200m sprint record will not count


Taiwan’s “fastest man” Yang Chun-Han (楊俊瀚) set a new indoor 200 meter sprint national record on Sunday—but his time unfortunately will not count.

Taiwan's Chan sisters reach women's doubles quarter-finals at Qatar Total Open


Taiwanese sisters Latisha Chan (詹詠然) and Chan Hao-ching (詹皓晴) advanced to the quarter-finals of the women's doubles at the Qatar Total Open Wednesday, overpowering Japan's Shuko Aoyama and Lidziya Marozava of Russia in two straight sets.

Taiwan claw crane craze


Taiwan's Central Bank announced last December that it has increased its 2019 budget to issue more NT$10 (US$0.32) coins to cope with the massive claw machine craze that has gripped the country in recent years.

Young Taiwan baker wins 'best showpiece' in international competition


A student baker from the Department of Baking Technology and Management at the National Kaohsiung University of Hospitality and Tourism (NKUHT), was victorious at the 48th Young Bakers Competition of the International Union of Bakers and Confectioners (UIBC), held in Lyon, France, Jan. 29-30.

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