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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...

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...

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)...

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 Champions On Top as Jones and Tazegül Claim European Taekwondo Championship Titles

Two of the sport's biggest stars in Servet, Tazegül and Jade Jones, each claimed gold today as the European Taekwondo Championships continued in Montreux. Jones,...

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...

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...

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...

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