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AIT Director Brent Christensen will participate in ceremonial tip-off of P. LEAGUE+ match
February 26, 2021

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February 26, 2021

Press Release

AIT is proud to announce that on Saturday, February 27, Director Brent Christensen will participate in the ceremonial tip-off of the P. LEAGUE+ match between the Hsinchu Lioneers and Taoyuan Pilots at the Hsinchu County Stadium.  His participation is part of a broader series of activities celebrating sports diplomacy and the ways it has strengthened the people-to-people ties that bind the United States and Taiwan.  Other activities will include:

  • Wille: The Department of State is offering free streaming access to the acclaimed documentary Willie, about the first Black player in the National Hockey League. Sign up before Saturday, February 27 at 4pmhttps://bit.ly/2NLZ6d3).
  • Gender Equality in Sports Workshop: On March 5 from 2pm-4pm, AIT will participate in a workshop on Gender Equality in Sports organized by AIT program alumni Liu Po-Chun and Tzeng Yu-Hsien.  AIT PAO Diane Sovereign will give opening remarks. The public can live stream the event here: https://www.facebook.com/taiwansfa/

AIT will also share the rich history of U.S.-Taiwan sports cooperation, including the story of CK Yang and Rafer Johnson’s iconic friendship, through our social media.  We encourage everyone to follow AIT on Facebook and Instagram to learn more.