USA Taekwondo Launches Athlete Academy as Part of Los Angeles 2028 Plans

By Dan Palmer | USA Taekwondo has announced that it will launch an Athlete Academy in 2019 to help prepare athletes for the Olympic Games. The...

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...

The Ethics of Floyd Mayweather Betting on Himself

In case you weren’t aware of it, a boxer by the name of Floyd Mayweather defeated a Mixed Martial Artists named Conor McGregor in...

Karate To Become More Accessible For Disabled With New KickStart Project

Stoke Mandeville Stadium has partnered with the Disability Karate Federation to bring Karate to the community with a new KickStart 100 project. The project has...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

An Olympic Games of Taekwondo Firsts

With the closing ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games now behind us, I am very proud of the competitions that we at the...

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