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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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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