September 13 articles
In 2007 at the World Championships, Lithuania defeated the United States in the semifinals, preventing the U.S. team from earning gold. Revenge is at hand as the United States will bring its best team on the hardwood for the ultimate glory -- Deaflympic gold.
Follow our commentators as we cover the game live on our website, starting at 7 p.m. Taiwan time!
In the first match of the 2009 Deaflympics, the women's soccer team send a strong message that they are the defending Deaflympic champions by defeating Germany in pool play, 4-0. Germany woke up since then and upset the 2005 Deaflympic silver medal team Russia in the semifinals to earn a rematch with USA. The game will be featured live on our website at 7 p.m. Come join us here!
The USA women's basketball team will face off against Sweden for the third straight Deaflympics. In 2001 and 2005, USA defeated Sweden for the gold medal. This year is no different and both teams are hungry. Follow our commentators as we cover the basketball game live at 5 p.m. local time in Taipei.
The 1953 World Games for the Deaf in Brussels was the last time the U.S. Men's Basketball Team tasted defeat at the Deaflympics. Sunday, as the Americans played defending world champion Greece in front of a packed Taipei Gymnasium crowd, they stared defeat right in the eyes.
After a windy and rainy day on the beaches of Pacific Green Bay on Sunday, America still has a shot at medaling in beach volleyball. The men are guaranteed to stand on the podium, while the women will have to fight for bronze during matches Monday.
There's a name in the Deaflympics that opponents watch out for, and it belongs to Mike Bruning. The San Diegoan has returned to the Deaflympics with two silver medals and is determined to pursuit the gold that's escaped him for the past 16 years.
The U.S. women's volleyball team goes for their first gold medal since the 1993 Sofia Deaflympics this afternoon in Taipei. They will face Ukraine, a long-time rival in the volleyball world. USA faced Ukraine earlier when they lost 0-3 in pool play. USA will get their second chance to face Ukraine and go for the gold medal. Follow the action here on our live blog!
The U.S. Athletics Team continued their medal-winning streak Saturday. This time, however, they won one of each color.
In a bustling, big city that has culture seeping from every corner, good food available on the streets until past midnight and music leaking from every direction, Taipei nightlife is also bound to be exciting.
On Friday, September 11, Craig Saalfeld began a two-day journey of ten events, going up against seven exceptional international athletes in the decathlon in Taipei Stadium.
As Taiwan's capital, Taipei is a hotspot for tourists from around the world eager to see the people, culture, historic sites and architecture of East Asia.