Tai Tzu Ying advances to quarterfinals at Tokyo Olympics

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The true test now begins for Taiwan’s top-ranked badminton star Tai Tzu Ying (戴資潁) at the Tokyo Olympics.

Tai Tzu Ying clinched a spot in the final eight of the Olympic badminton women’s singles Wednesday after completing a sweep of her preliminary round group matches with a comfortable 21-10, 21-13 victory over Chinese-born French player Qi Xuefei (齊雪霏).

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Tokyo Olympics Gallery : Tai Tzu Ying at the second match of group P

Tai Tzu Ying beat Nguyen Thuy Linh of Vietnam 21-16, and 21-11 in her second match in group P. You can read the article here!

Tai Tzu Ying will play against Qi Xuefei of France on Wednesday, July 28th. Her match is scheduled as the first match on court 2 at 9.00 am Japanese time (GMT + 9). Let cheer for our Queen tomorrow!

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Tai Tzu Ying survives a slight scare

Taiwan’s Tai Tzu-ying reacts between points with Vietnam’s Thuy Linh Nguyen in their women’s singles badminton group stage match during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Musashino Forest Sports Plaza in Tokyo on July 26, 2021. (Photo by Pedro PARDO / AFP) (Photo by PEDRO PARDO/AFP via Getty Images)

Taiwanese badminton player Tai Tzu Ying yesterday tried to coast through her second group match at the Olympic Games, but got a bit of a scare against a Vietnamese ranked 49th in the world before righting the ship and prevailing.

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Tai Tzu Ying aims to grab Olympic medal of any color

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CHOFU, JAPAN – JULY 24: Taiwan’s Tai Tzu-ying hits a shot against Switzerland’s Sabrina Jaquet in their women’s singles badminton group stage match during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Musashino Forest Sports Plaza in Tokyo on July 24, 2021. (Photo by Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)

The world number one, Tai Tzu Ying began her campaign at the Tokyo Olympic Games with a straight set victory in her first match in the group stage of the women’s singles on Saturday, July 24th.

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Taiwanese netizens fume over hotel arrangements for Tai Tzu Ying

Online community flabbergasted about hotel choice for country’s badminton team

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The sports authorities in Taiwan are facing public scrutiny for a series of controversial Olympics arrangements involving flight seating and the accommodation chosen for the country’s athletes.

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President apologizes to Olympic athletes for economy class snafu

President Tsai speaks to athletes representing Taiwan at the Tokyo Olympics via video conferencing on July 12. Photo courtesy of the Presidential Office
President Tsai speaks to athletes representing Taiwan at the Tokyo Olympics via video conferencing on July 12. Photo courtesy of the Presidential Office

Taipei, July 19 (CNA) President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) apologized to Taiwan’s Olympic athletes after world No. 1 female badminton player Tai Tzu-ying (戴資穎) complained about flying to Tokyo on Monday in economy class rather than business class as promised by Tsai.

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Tai Tzu Ying talks about the Tokyo Olympics draw

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Taiwanese Olympics delegation held flag giving ceremony at the National Sports Training Center, which was attended by President of Taiwan, Tsai Ing Wen. In the flag-giving ceremony, President Tsai encouraged the athletes for the Olympics. Not all delegations were present at the flag-giving ceremony. They mostly participated in the ceremony via live broadcast online. President Tsai also presented the Olympics delegation with giant check $ 200,000, which was received by the Olympics delegation representatives, Tai Tzu Ying and Li Zhikai.

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