Taekwondo

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.

South Korea finish top of medals table at WTF Suzhou Grand Prix

By Nick Butler

South Korea's London 2012 silver medal winner Dae-hoon Lee won gold on the final day of action in Suzhou ©WTFSouth Korea and Spain shared the spoils on the final day of action at the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) Grand Prix Series in Suzhou, as Dae-hoon Lee and Eva Calvo Gomez took the two gold medals up for grabs.

Cook wins Manx gold on second day of World Taekwondo Grand Prix

By Nick Butler

Aaron Cook was in superb form in winning the under 80kg category in Suzhou ©WTFIsle of Man's Aaron Cook was among the winners on the second day of the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) Grand Prix Series in Suzhou.

China seal double gold on opening day of Suzhou Taekwondo Grand Prix

By Paul Osborne

China secured two of three gold medals on offer on day one of the Suzhou Taekwondo Grand Prix ©WTFHosts China have taken an early lead at the World Taekwondo Grand Prix in Suzhou, picking up two of the three gold medals on offer on the opening day of competition.

World Taekwondo Grand Prix makes its way to Chinese city of Suzhou

By Paul Osborne

The World Taekwondo Grand Prix has made its way to the Chinese city of Suzhou this weekend ©WTFThe world's top taekwondo athletes have made their way to China this week ready to compete in the Suzhou Taekwondo Grand Prix.

Oceania Taekwondo Championships rescheduled for Sydney Olympic Park after Papua New Guinea withdrawal

By Gary Anderson

April 8 - The 2014 Oceania Taekwondo Championships will now take place in Australia after original hosts Papua New Guinea pulled out ©Getty Images This year's Oceania Taekwondo Championships have been moved to the Sydney Olympic Park after original hosts Papua New Guinea informed the Oceania Taekwondo Union (OTU) they would not be able to stage the event.

Calls for investigation into death of Turkish taekwondo player

By Paul Osborne

Former TTF chairman calls for investigation into the death of athlete Seyithan Akbalık ©TTFMarch 21 - Calls for a detailed investigation into the death of Turkish athlete Seyithan Akbalık during a match at the Luxor Open in Egypt last month are being led by former chairman of the Turkish Taekwondo Federation (TTF), Cengiz Yağız,

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