Taekwondo

World Taekwondo Federation announce strategic five-year plan as waits on Tokyo 2020 Paralympics decision

By Gary Anderson

The WTF has announced details of a five-year strategic plan to develop and promote Para-taekwondo ©ITGA new five-year strategic plan to develop and expand Para-taekwondo worldwide has been announced today, despite the sport's initial failure to gain a place on the programme for Tokyo 2020. 

Australian Sports Commission recognises new unified national taekwondo body

By Emily Goddard

The Australian Sports Commission has officially recognised a new unified Sports Taekwondo Australia ©Sports Taekwondo Australia The Australian Sports Commission has formally recognised a new unified national taekwondo body made up of Sports Taekwondo Australia (STA) and Taekwondo Australia Ltd.

Jade Jones looking for redemption as Manchester prepares for World Taekwondo Federation Grand Prix

By Paul Osborne

Jade Jones will be among a strong British contingent hoping to collect gold a the Taekwondo Grand Prix in Manchester next month ©GB TaekwondoGreat Britain's Olympic champion Jade Jones is hoping to get her hands on what is proving to be an elusive World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) Grand Prix gold medal next month after missing out on top honours at the last three events. 

Olympic champion Jones denied gold on final day of Taekwondo Grand Prix in Astana

By Gary Anderson

Jade Jones (left) and Eva Calvo Gomez battled for gold at the Daulet Sporting Complex in Astana ©WTFBritain's Olympic champion Jade Jones had to settle for a silver medal on the final day of action at the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) Grand Prix in Astana after losing out to Spain's Eva Calvo Gomez on a golden point.

Guo upsets Johansson to take gold at Taekwondo Grand Prix in Astana

By Gary Anderson

Yun Fei Guo (left) caused an upset in Astana by overcoming Swede Elin Johansson in their gold medal match ©WTFChina's Yunfei Guo has claimed gold on the second day of action at the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) Grand Prix in Astana by overcoming the strongly fancied Swede Elin Johansson.

France, Croatia and US strike gold on first day of Astana taekwondo Grand Prix

By Gary Anderson

France's M'bar N'Diaye (left) came through a tight contest with Mahama Abdoufatah Cho of Britain ©WTFThe first day of action at the World Taekwondo Federation Grand Prix in Astana saw three categories decided with athletes from France, Croatia and the United States picking up gold medals.

North Koreans set to compete in Olympics after new taekwondo deal signed

By Paul Osborne in the Main Media Centre in Nanjing 

The WTF and ITF have signed a histroic agreement that could see ITF registered competitors compete at the Olympic Games ©WTFNorth Korea athletes are set to be able to compete in taekwondo at the Olympics for the first time after the sport's two rival international organisations signed an historic agreement here.  

Ebola virus forces postponement of international taekwondo tournament in Nigeria

By Gary Anderson

The Ebola virus crisis has forced Olympic bronze medal winner Chika Chukwumerije to postpone his annual taekwondo tournament in Nigeria ©Getty ImagesOrganisers of the annual Chika Chukwumerije Sports Foundation (CCSF) International Taekwondo Tournament have been forced to postpone the event following the outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa.

Scottish capital Edinburgh to host 2014 Commonwealth Taekwondo Championships

By Zjan Shirinian

The annoucement that Edinburgh will host this year's Commonwealth Taekwondo Championships was made at Meadowbank Stadium today ©Taekwondo ScotlandThe Commonwealth Taekwondo Championships will be held in Scotland for the first time with its capital city Edinburgh playing host to around 500 martial artists in November.
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