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At least call the country by its proper name (Taiwan) instead using a term forced up on the ATP by extortion by the Chinese government for political purposes. The name 'Chinese Taipei' should never be used unless you're being held at gunpoint by Chinese officials.
 

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Chinese Taipei is the name used by Taiwan for all international athletic competition, and also as a bypass around the fact that very few countries officially recognize Taiwan as an independent country. The ATP does not really have another alternative.
 

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Chinese Taipei is the name used by Taiwan for all international athletic competition, and also as a bypass around the fact that very few countries officially recognize Taiwan as an independent country. The ATP does not really have another alternative.
I've seen ATP use the name Taiwan before, but they seemed to have clamped down again.
I am pretty sure the only reason why the name 'Chinese Taipei' is used is severe political pressure from China (threatening of boycotts, diplomatic relations etc)
 

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Original Taiwan/Chinese Taipei's country name is 'Republic of China' (Chun-hua Min-kuo)
 

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Chinese Taipei is the name used by Taiwan for all international athletic competition, and also as a bypass around the fact that very few countries officially recognize Taiwan as an independent country. The ATP does not really have another alternative.
Taiwan is pretty much internationally recognized, only it is spoken about in hushed tones because of the looming threat that is China. Let's just call it "Taiwan," can we please :)

Original Taiwan/Chinese Taipei's country name is 'Republic of China' (Chun-hua Min-kuo)
Yeah, but speaking about it as the ROC is essentially taking away its identity (as denoted in the constitution). We'll see about that in the 08 referendum. Hopefully those missiles aimed at Taiwan from China don't accidentally go off -_-
 

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Taiwan is pretty much internationally recognized
Only informally. Like you said, officially recognizing Taiwan automatically severs your ties with mainland China, so only about 14 very small nations choose to do this. Even communist China itself informally recognizes it. There are even direct flights from mainland China to Taipei now, before you had to go through Japan or Hong Kong.
 

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Taiwan or Chinese Taipei, they did a great job winning a tie 3-0!!!

wohhoooooo:D
 
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