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Tai Tzu-ying (CNA file photo)

Taiwan’s badminton ace reaches semifinals of Malaysia Masters

TAIPEI (CNA) — Taiwan's Tai Tzu-ying (戴資穎) is just two matches away from winning the Malaysia Masters title after overcoming her Indian opponent in...
Chinatrust Brothers announced on Tuesday that Miranda will come to Taiwan after Lunar New Year. (Courtesy of Chinatrust Brothers)

Cuban pitcher Miranda to join Taiwan CPBL after Chinese New Year

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Chinatrust Brothers (中信兄弟) in the Chinese Professional Baseball League (CPBL, 中華職業棒球大聯盟) has signed a deal with Ariel Miranda, a...
Taipei Fubon Braves guard O.J. Mayo (center) / Photo courtesy of Taipei Fubon Braves

Taipei falls to Philippines in clutch time in ASEAN Basketball League

TAIPEI (CNA) — The winning streak of the Taipei Fubon Braves ended Tuesday when they went down in the last few minutes of a...
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Taiwan’s Formosa Dreamers stuns Singapore Slingers in ASEAN basketball

TAIPEI (CNA) — The Formosa Dreamers put an end to a losing streak with a dramatic turnaround victory against the visiting Singapore Slingers in...
A new red, white and gold team jersey was also unveiled at Tuesday's press event, which is almost identical to that of the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles, a Japanese pro-baseball team owned by Rakuten. (NOWnews)

Japanese owners rename Taoyuan baseball team Rakuten Monkeys

TAIPEI (CNA) — Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten on Tuesday announced "Rakuten Monkeys" as the new name of the Lamigo Monkeys, a Taiwanese professional baseball...
Wang Kuan-hung (王冠閎) on Saturday became the first Taiwanese to win a medal at the U.S. Open Swimming Championships when he finished second in the men's 200-meter butterfly competition. (Courtesy of Wang's coach Huang,Chih-yung)

Taiwanese swimmer wins silver medal at U.S. Open Championships

TAIPEI (CNA) — Wang Kuan-hung (王冠閎) on Saturday became the first Taiwanese to win a medal at the U.S. Open Swimming Championships when he...
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A first for local athlete: ‘Ting Ting Jump’ is now official!

TAIPEI (The China Post) — A 17-year-old gymnast, Ting Hua-Tien(丁華恬) has recently become the first Taiwan athlete to have a gymnastic move named after...
The Taipei Fubon Braves started slowly but eventually blew past Hong Kong Eastern 102-89 in Taipei on Saturday to improve their record to 3-1 in the ASEAN Basketball League (ABL). (Courtesy of Taipei Fubon Braves )

Taipei tops Hong Kong in ASEAN basketball league

TAIPEI (CNA) — The Taipei Fubon Braves started slowly but eventually blew past Hong Kong Eastern 102-89 in Taipei on Saturday to improve their record...
Seventeen-year-old Ting Hua-tien (丁華恬) has become the first Taiwanese gymnast to have a gymnastics move named after her. (Chinese Taipei Gymnastics Association Facebook)

Gymnastics move named after a Taiwanese gymnast for first time

TAIPEI (CNA) — Seventeen-year-old Ting Hua-tien (丁華恬) has become the first Taiwanese gymnast to have a gymnastics move named after her, the Chinese Taipei...
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Taiwan Lin Yun-ju finishes 2nd in Singapore table tennis tournament

TAIPEI (CNA) — Taiwanese teenager Lin Yun-ju (林昀儒) was crushed by his Chinese opponent in the men's singles final at the T2 Diamond table tennis...

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