Mongolia and Iran shared the spoils at the inaugural men's Asian Para-Taekwondo Championships, claiming two gold medals each in Taipei City.
Taekwondo star Cook cleared to compete for Moldova despite “no legitimate case for nationality change”, says Britain
The British Olympic Association (BOA) has cleared taekwondo athlete Aaron Cook to represent Moldova, despite claiming there is “no legitimate case for nationality change”.
Some of the world’s best competitors are preparing for the first ever Asian Para-Taekwondo Championships, due to get underway in Taipei City on Friday (April 17).
Brazilian mixed martial arts star Anderson Silva is hoping to compete at his home Olympic Games next year in the taekwondo event, despite being currently suspended for failing drugs tests in January.
World Taekwondo Federation to receive record investment after signing global partnership with Booyoung Group
The World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) have signed a global partnership with South Korean construction company Booyoung Group, with the deal set to provide the sport with a record investment.
A record numbers of athletes are set to compete at this year's European Para-taekwondo Championship in Chisinau, Moldova, later this month.
Taekwondo world number one Cook receives Moldovan passport in bid to switch nationality from Britain
Aaron Cook, taekwondo's current under 80 kilogram world number one, has confirmed his intention to switch nationalities from Britain to Moldova, in order to ensure his qualification for next year's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
Britain's National Taekwondo Centre is to be refrubished, it was announced today after it was confirmed the project will receive £2.7 million ($4.1 millon/€3.7 million) funding.
The World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) has announced the inaugural edition of the African Para-Taekwondo Championships, scheduled to take place next month, has been postponed.
A female taekwondo player from Saudi Arabia is likely to participate at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) President Chungwon Choue has claimed.
World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) President Chungwon Choue is increasing pressure on the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and United Nations to introduce a Sport Peace Corps to centralise the distribution of funding around the world.
London 2012 Olympic champion Jade Jones fought back to earn victory at the Swiss Open in Montreux and claim her third consecutive gold medal of the year.
Aaron Cook, taekwondo's current world number one in the under 80 kilogram weight category, has sought to change nationality from Britain to Moldova to ensure that he will qualify for next year's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
GB Taekwondo has turned to its successful Fighting Chance programme for the third time in five years to recruit martial arts exponents with a desire to represent Great Britain at Rio 2016 or Tokyo 2020, only this time the governing body is looking for a heavyweight specifically.
Daedo UK will supply the protector and scoring system (PSS) at next Olympics in Rio de Janeiro after being chosen ahead of fellow approved brand KP&P, the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) has announced