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Taiwan’s Hsieh, Mertens advance to U.S. Open quarterfinals

Taiwan's Hsieh Su-wei (???) and partner Elise Mertens of Belgium have advanced to the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open women's doubles with another straight sets win.The top-seeded pair continued to dominate in New York, defeating Greet Minnen and Alison...
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Somalia-born Runners Shine at Tokyo Olympics

Somali-born Dutch runner Abdi Nageeye encouraged his friend to keep up the pace moments before the duo finished second and third in Sunday's men's marathon at the Olympics in Tokyo. "Stay with me, we are going to make history! Don't fall behind," Na...
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Guinea Reverses Decision to Pull Out of Tokyo Olympics

The West African country of Guinea has reversed an earlier decision to pull out of the Olympics and will send a delegation of five athletes to the Tokyo Games.Minister of Sports Sanoussy Bantama Sow made the announcement Thursday after national and int...
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Semenya Misses Tokyo, May be Forced out of Olympics for Good

This could be it for Caster Semenya and the Olympics. Forced out of her favorite race by World Athletics’ testosterone rules, the two-time Olympic champion in the 800 meters took a late shot at qualifying for Tokyo in the 5,000 meters, an event not af...
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Swim Caps for Thick, Curly Hair Not Allowed at Olympics

Swimming caps designed for natural Black hair won’t be allowed at the upcoming Tokyo Olympics, with the sport’s world governing body saying they are unsuitable due to them not “following the natural form of the head.”The British brand Soul Cap sought t...
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Taiwanese teams take top prizes at RoboCup Junior challenge

Taipei, June 29 (CNA) Two Taiwanese teams won three top awards Monday at this year's RoboCup Junior, a robot competition held annually for young students worldwide.Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, the event was held virtually from June 22-28.The tw...
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Taiwan wins 5 medals, including 1 gold, at 2021 Edison Awards

Taipei- Taiwan has won five medals -- one gold, one silver and three bronze -- at the 2021 Edison Awards, which honor the world's most innovative new products, services and business leaders.The Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), partnered...
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Tainan stadium packed with fans in pro baseball’s season opener

Taipei-The Tainan Municipal Baseball Stadium had a big crowd of 7,800 fans in the season opener of Taiwan's 2021 pro baseball season on Saturday, with the visiting CTBC Brothers topping the defending champion Uni-President Lions 10-4.It was the first t...
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Taiwanese mixed doubles pair tops table tennis world rankings

Taipei, Lin Yun-ju (林昀儒) and Cheng I-ching (鄭怡靜) of Taiwan have jumped to No. 1 in the mixed doubles category of the world table tennis rankings, following their title win at the World Table Tennis (WTT) Contender tournament in Qatar...
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