Rousey’s Ruin

As Willie Nelson famously sang, “turn out the lights, the party’s over." In this case the party is Ronda Rousey’s MMA career due to...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Jordan, Iran Make History With Rio 2016 Taekwondo Medals

Congratulating Jordan on winning its first ever Olympic medal and Iran on winning its first ever female Olympic medal, Chungwon Choue, President of the...

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...

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...

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...

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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