Taekwondo News

WTF President Choue hopeful of realising taekwondo's Paralympic dream

By Daniel Etchells

Chungwon Choue, President of the World Taekwondo Federation, believes Para-taekwondo would be unlike any other sport at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games ©WTF Chungwon Choue, President of the World Taekwondo Federation, has claimed his sport would add "something unique and very powerful" to Tokyo 2020 as the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) gets set to make its final decision on the sports programme on Saturday (January 31).

China in dominant form at World Taekwondo Federation US Open Championships

By Paul Osborne

Yunfei Guo secured one of three Chinese gold medals at the WTF US Open Championships ©Getty ImagesChina proved the dominant force on the final day of action at the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) US Open Championships as they wrapped up three of the eight gold medals on offer in Orlando.

Curry wins home gold to spice up US Open Taekwondo Championships

By Liam Morgan

Team USA enjoyed a successful third day at the US Open Taekwondo Championships at the Orange County Convention Centre in Orlando ©WTFHosts United States enjoyed a successful medal haul at the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) US Open Championships in Orlando.

British taekwondo team aiming to continue good start to season at US Open

By Daniel Etchells

Olympic bronze medallist Lutalo Muhammad headlines the seven-strong Great Britain squad at the 2015 US Open Taekwondo Championship ©Getty ImagesGreat Britain will be looking to build on their success at last weekend's Greek Open Championships as they compete at the 2015 US Open Taekwondo Championship in Orlando, Florida.

Former kickboxer wins first taekwondo gold for Britain at Greek Open

By Michael Pavitt

Tony Stephenson won his first WTF Taekwondo gold ©GB TaekwondoGreat Britain's Tony Stephenson has claimed his first ever gold medal at the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) sponsored Greek Open Championships in Salonika.

World Taekwondo Federation introduce changes to make sport more "marketable and accessible"

By Michael Pavitt

President Choue left has announced the departure of general secretary Jean-Marie Ayer, from the World Taekwondo Federation ©WTFA raft of changes have been announced by the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) following their Extraordinary Council meeting in Bangkok, including the departure of Jean-Marie Ayer from his position as the body's secretary general.

Para-taekwondo due to make first major appearance in Asia and Africa

By Paul Osborne

Asia and Africa will host their first ever Para-Taekwondo Championships this year ©WTFThe World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) has today announced the locations of four continental Championships for Para-taekwondo as the sport continues its pursuit of a place on the Tokyo 2020 programme.

Driss El Hilali appointed Royal Morocco Taekwondo Federation President

By Liam Morgan

General Fouly believes El Hilali will help to further the success of taekwondo in Morocco ©AFTUAfrican Taekwondo Union President Ahmed Fouly has hailed the appointment of Driss El Hilali as President of the Royal Morocco Taekwondo Federation.

Kuala Lumpur to host International Para-Taekwondo Instructor Seminar

By Liam Morgan

Takewondo Kuala Lumpur will host a para-taekwondo instructor seminar on January 22 and 23 ©Global Para Taekwondo ConsultancyTaekwondo Kuala Lumpur (TKL) is set to host an International Para-Taekwondo Instructor Seminar, which will be led by Canada-based coach Michael Sirota, on January 22 and 23.
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