The Taiwanese team led by flag bearers Lu Yen-hsun and Kuo Hsing-Chun enter the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo during the opening ceremony. Photo: Reuters The Taiwanese team led by flag bearers Lu Yen-hsun and Kuo Hsing-Chun enter the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo during the opening ceremony. Photo: Reuters
The Taiwanese team led by flag bearers Lu Yen-hsun and Kuo Hsing-Chun enter the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo during the opening ceremony. Photo: Reuters

Tokyo Olympics: Taiwan happy at not being called ‘Chinese Taipei’ at opening ceremony as island’s President Tsai Ing-wen thanks Japan for playing host

  • Television presenter causes heated debate after using disputed name during opening ceremony broadcast
  • Leader Tsai Ing-wen thanks hosts for being a “good neighbour”, but Global Times blasts Friday’s remark as ‘dirty political trick’

Topic |   Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
The Taiwanese team led by flag bearers Lu Yen-hsun and Kuo Hsing-Chun enter the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo during the opening ceremony. Photo: Reuters The Taiwanese team led by flag bearers Lu Yen-hsun and Kuo Hsing-Chun enter the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo during the opening ceremony. Photo: Reuters
The Taiwanese team led by flag bearers Lu Yen-hsun and Kuo Hsing-Chun enter the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo during the opening ceremony. Photo: Reuters
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