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Star Athletes and Celebrities Invest in UFC

Earlier this year, it was announced that the William Morris Endeavor-International Management Group, better known as WME-IMG, purchased the mixed martial arts company UFC....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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)...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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