Tonight is Ice Night
The Chinese Taipei Ice Hockey League is holding its second annual Ice Night tomorrow beginning at 7pm at the Taipei Arena.
Organizers hope to build on the success of last year's event by showcasing three league games. Fans will be able to watch the matches, which begin at 7:30pm with a game between the Tigers and the Lions, and participate in various interactive games with prizes up for grabs. Refreshments will be available, admission is free and all proceeds will be put towards the growth of ice hockey in Taiwan. More information about the league can be found at www.cihl.com.tw.
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The Taiwanese team participating at the World Police and Fire Games in Adelaide, Australia, have now earned more medals than any other team since Taiwan began participating in the competition in 1999.
Various Taiwanese police, fire and SWAT teams have accumulated 14 gold medals, 10 silvers and three bronzes over eight days of competition.