Taiwan Advances after Defeating South Korea in U19 Rugby Championship

Taiwan’s rugby team beat South Korea 7:5, Saturday, December 15, after the Koreans beat the championship favorite Hong Kong on the first day of the Asia Rugby Under 19 championship Wednesday. The 4-team competition, hosted in Taipei between December 12 and December 16 saw Taiwan, playing under the moniker “Chinese Taipei” beat Sri Lanka 18-15, while Korea won over five-time defending champions Hong Kong 17-13 on the first day of competition Wednesday. Yesterday, Saturday, December 15, saw Taiwan defeating what

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Taiwan is not Chinese Taipei: Protesters Kicked out of Stadium

Taiwanese students holding banners protesting the use of the name “Chinese Taipei” for the Taiwanese team were kicked out of Taichung Intercontinental Baseball Stadium yesterday, August 31, after a confrontation with an angry spectator and officials. During the confrontation, a banner was torn by an official, leading the protesters to raise a lawsuit against the Chinese Taipei Baseball Association later the same day. The protesters held up banners reading “Taiwan is Taiwan” in Chinese, and “Taiwan is not Chinese Taipei”

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Protesters Unfurl “Taiwan is Not Chinese Taipei” Banner: Chinese Team Refuses to Play

A Little League Baseball match in Pingtung County was delayed after protesters held up banners that read “Taiwan is not Chinese Taipei”. The Chinese team refused to play until the banners were removed. This year Taiwan is hosting the Asia Pacific LLB competition. The match between Taiwan and China was due to start at 2PM.

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