The 57th Golden Horse Awards ceremony takes place today (21 Nov) at the National Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall in Taipei, and some of our favourite stars have been spotted at the red carpet event.
40 nominated films will compete for awards in 23 categories.
Ahead of the ceremony, SARSTorm dominated the Golden Horse 2020 Film Project Promotion by winning three prizes including the grand prize. Malaysian actress Lee Sinje won two prizes for her executive producing debut ABang ADik.
See photos of your favourite stars on the red carpet below.
Anna van der Breggen knows that if she is to celebrate her final year as a professional cyclist with a second successive Olympic title she will have to beat a team mate on Sunday. The 31-year-old world champion, along with 2012 Olympic winner and three-time world champion Marianne Vos, Annemiek van Vleuten and Demi Vollering, will form a fearsome quartet over the hilly 136 km course. Van der Breggen won in Rio after race leader Van Vleuten suffered a horrific crash on the descent to Copacabana.
The United States suffered a surprise loss to Indonesia in the mixed-team at archery competition on Saturday, dashing the 8th-ranked pair's medal hopes. "Honestly, I'm so shocked ... like I completely expected us to win a medal today," world No.1 Brady Ellison said after the loss to Indonesia in 1/8 eliminations. The mixed team event is a new addition to the Olympic programme, featuring pairs of athletes, one woman and one man, from the same country.
Canada took advantage of a pair of throwing errors and piled on Australia to secure a 7-1 win on Saturday to start the third set of softball games at the Tokyo Olympics. Australia's second loss in the six-team tournament leaves them in fourth place with two games to go. A stolen base and an Australian throwing error led to Canada's first run.
American surfer Caroline Marks eyes the Pacific Ocean carefully before expertly catching a wave and launching into a routine of slashing turns and jumps, fine-tuning her tricks ahead of surfing's long-awaited Olympic debut on Sunday. The campaign to have the sport included in the Games was going on long before the 19-year-old was born, and she and her fellow surfers are hoping for the big waves they need to showcase the best of their sport at Tsurigasaki Surf Beach. "I'm super-excited," New Zealander Billy Stairmand told Reuters after his final training session at the beach.
Tom Barrack, the founder and former CEO of Colony Capital and longtime advisor to Donald Trump, was released on Friday on a whopping $250 million bond, three days after being arrested on charges that he acted as an unregistered foreign agent and lied about it to investigators. Barrack, 74, was freed from a county jail […]
Local emergency officers issued an evacuation order, providing escorts for residents as a shelter was placed at the Douglas County Community and Senior Center.Smoke is expected to combine with Dixie Fire's during the next hours, causing pollution to spread into the valley across the surrounding areas of Bridgeport and Tahoe.Government agencies, as well as private organisations and businesses, are cooperating to respond to the fire with over 1,300 personnel working on it.According to the U.S. Forest Service, the Tamarack Fire started as lightning hit in the Mokelumne Wilderness on a rocky ridgetop with sparse fuels and high winds, which caused a rapid downslope fire to spread.
The serial-killer thriller is a genre that, by now, has used up all its natural resources. It feels like there’s nothing left to discover in it — which is why last year’s “The Little Things,” for all its star power and ostensible ambition, seemed to be poking around under rocks we’d all looked under before. […]
Elon Musk's private rocket company SpaceX was awarded a $178 million launch services contract for NASA's first mission focusing on Jupiter's icy moon Europa and whether it may host conditions suitable for life, the space agency said on Friday. The Europa Clipper mission is due for blastoff in October 2024 on a Falcon Heavy rocket owned by Musk's company, Space Exploration Technologies Corp, from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, NASA said in a statement posted online.
The International Judo Federation suspended on Saturday an Algerian judoka and his coach for withdrawing from the Tokyo Olympics before his event started, after the draw set him on course for a match against an Israeli. Fethi Nourine and his coach Amar Benikhlef gave individual statements to the media announcing their withdrawal from the competition to avoid meeting an Israeli athlete during the event, the IJF said in a statement. Nourine's withdrawal was "in total opposition to the philosophy of the International Judo Federation", it said.
Yang Qian of China won the first gold medal of the Tokyo Olympics on Thursday in women’s 10-meter air rifle. Yang overtook Anastasiia Galashina when the Russian missed the center two rings for an 8.9 on her final shot. Yang had a 9.8 on her final shot and finished with an Olympic record 251.8.
TOKYO (Reuters) -When women's weightlifting was introduced as an Olympic sport in 2000, Papua New Guinea's then 16-year-old Loa Dika Toua became the first-ever female Olympian lifter. Wearing her country's flag colours of red and black, Toua grabbed the bar with a scream, lifted 167 kg in total and smiled in joy, making a heart gesture with her hands at the television camera that she said was for her children.
TOKYO (Reuters) -China's Yang Qian won the first gold medal of the Tokyo Olympics in the women's 10-meter rifle competition on Saturday. The silver went to Russian shooter Anastasiia Galashina and the bronze medal to Switzerland's Nina Christen. Galashina led the race for the gold in the final until she cracked under pressure and signed off with her lowest score of 8.9 for a total of 251.1.
Yulia Kozik drained a two-point jumper to give the Russian women's team a victory over the Japanese hosts in the Olympic debut of 3x3 basketball on Saturday. The heavily favoured Russian Olympic Committee team never trailed in the physical match, but the Japanese squad closed the gap to one point in the final minute. Twins Olga and Evgeniia Frolkina at 6' and 5'11" tall combined for 10 points, while Mio Shinozaki (5'5") led scoring for Japan with 9 points.