Taipei Universiade: Taiwan women cagers make semis

SOLO HOMER:Baseball favorites the Samurai Warriors are poised to make the semi-finals after a sixth-inning home-run boosted Japan to 2-1 over rivals South Korea

Taipei Times
Date: Aug 26, 2017
By: Jason Pan / Staff reporter

The women’s basketball team gave the nation another lift yesterday when they

Taiwan’s Hsiang Chun-hsien yesterday completes a bronze-medal-winning high jump at 2.26m. Germany’s Falk Henning Wendrich took the gold with a 2.29m jump, while Italy’s Marco Fassinotti won silver with the same height. Photo: Peter Lo, Taipei Times

defeated Canada 76-67 in their quarter-finals at the Taipei Arena.

Their surprising win in a field of tough opponents continued hoops fans’ buoyant mood following the men’s 80-76 victory over South Korea on Thursday night.
Forward Lo Pin scored a game-high 16 points, one of four Taiwan players with scores in the double digits.

The hosts were ahead by one after the first quarter, stretched the lead to 35-29 at halftime and held firm in the second half to win by nine.

In other results, Japan’s baseball team are set to make the semi-finals after defeating Asian archrivals South Korea by one run yesterday.   [FULL  STORY]

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