What’s in a name? Between “Chinese Taipei” and “Taiwan”: The contested terrain of sport nationalism in Taiwan

  title={What’s in a name? Between “Chinese Taipei” and “Taiwan”: The contested terrain of sport nationalism in Taiwan},
  author={Y. Frank Chiang and Tzu-hsuan Chen},
  journal={International Review for the Sociology of Sport},
  pages={451 - 470}
The Chinese Civil War split the Chinese into two politically conflicted states from 1949. The People’s Republic of China and Republic of China both claimed to be the legitimate representative of China in the international community. “Chinese Taipei” has become the name of Republic of China in the international sport field and almost every international organization since 1981, after Kuomintang (The Chinese Nationalist Party) refused to play under the provincial name “Taiwan,” which was… 
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