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

2019.05.11

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

2019.04.29

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

2019.04.28

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

2019.04.23

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

2019.04.22

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

2019.03.25

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

2019.03.24

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

2019.03.21

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

2019.03.30

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

2019.03.10

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

2019.03.03

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

2019.03.03

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

2019.02.18

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

2019.02.17

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

2019.02.13

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

2019.02.04

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

2019.01.31

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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