Abughaush Produces Shock After Shock to Win First Olympic Gold Medal for Jordan

Britain's Jade Jones reigned supreme once again on the second day of taekwondo action at Rio 2016, while a new champion was born in...

Olympic History for Taekwondo Athletes

Celebrating 100 days to go until the opening of the 2016 Rio Olympics, the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) announced, millions of fans around the world...

Muay Thai Fighter Olofsson Named IWGA Athlete of the Year

Muay Thai fighter Sofia Olofsson of Sweden has been crowned the 2016 International World Games Association (IWGA) Athlete of the Year. The 28-year-old received 15,816...

Murthel Groenhart and the Supposed Sucker Punch

The other night there was an interesting incident in a kickboxing match between Murthel Groenhart and Harut Grigorian. Murthel stunned his opponent with a...

Asian Beach Games Will Promote Friendship and Cooperation, Claims Vietnamese Minister

Friendship and cooperation between countries will be strengthened by the Asian Beach Games in Danang, the Vietnamese Vice-Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Nguyen...

Top-Ranked Judo Athletes Receive Extra $50,000

The International Judo Federation (IJF) has awarded an extra $50,000 to the 14 athletes who ended 2016 as world number ones. Seven male and seven...

Together all stakeholders in the Olympic Movement must promote access

Comments by Chungwon Choue, President World Taekwondo Federation At a time when international sport is facing many difficulties, it is important that we do not forget the...

Judo Star Harrison Retains Olympic Crown at Rio 2016 Before Confirming Retirement

American judoka Kayla Harrison confirmed her retirement after successfully defending her women’s under 78 kilograms Olympic title by overcoming France’s Audrey Tcheumeo in the gold medal match...

Five Sports Recommended for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Inclusion All Approved by IOC Executive Board

Baseball and softball, karate, sport climbing, skateboarding and surfing have all been recommended for inclusion at Tokyo 2020 by the International Olympic Committee (IOC)...

Nine-Year-Old Syrian Gets Taekwondo Bug Thanks to THF

The Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation (THF) has highlighted the case of a nine-year-old Syrian girl who has been practicing the sport at a refugee camp. The...

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