Taekwondo

World Taekwondo Federation launches new player profile system

By Paul Osborne

The WTF have launched a new WTF Profile system ©WTFThe World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) has launched a new player profile scheme enabling national federations, athletes, media and fans to access detailed information on an individual's world and Olympic ranking points, it was announced today.

England bolster Britain's medal haul on final day of Commonwealth Taekwondo Championships

By Daniel Etchells

Jade Slavin (right) beat Canada's Nathalie Iliesco in the women's under 73kg category ©Getty ImagesEngland dominated the second and final day of the 2014 Commonwealth Taekwondo Championships to round off a successful weekend for GB Taekwondo in Edinburgh, which saw Para-taekwondo make its first appearance.

Jones lands under 57kg crown at Commonwealth Taekwondo Championships

By Daniel Etchells

Jade Jones has added the Commonwealth crown to her Olympic title ©Getty ImagesGreat Britain's Olympic champion Jade Jones claimed the women's under 57 kilogram title at the 2014 Commonwealth Taekwondo Championships in Edinburgh.

Commonwealth Taekwondo Championships set to begin in Edinburgh

By Daniel Etchells

Great Britain's Jade Jones is favourite to win the women's under 57kg title at the 2014 Commonwealth Taekwondo Championships ©Getty ImagesHundreds of international martial artists will descend on Scotland this weekend as the 2014 Commonwealth Taekwondo Championships take place in Edinburgh.

South Korea cement dominance at World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships in Mexico

By Paul Osborne

South Korea add another three gold to medal haul at World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships in Mexico ©WTFSouth Korea have continued their superb early form at the World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships in Aguascalientes, Mexico, adding three more gold medals on the second day of the competition.

South Korea power to three gold on day one of World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships

By Paul Osborne

South Korea have taken three gold medals on the opening day of action at the World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships ©WTFSouth Korea begun their World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships campaign in style as they collected three of the nine gold medals on offer on the opening day of action in Mexican city Aguascalientes.

World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships set to get underway in Mexico

By Gary Anderson

The World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships are taking place in Aguascalientes in Mexico ©WTFAfter the success of the Grand Prix in Manchester, attention now turns to Aguascalientes in Mexico as it gets ready to stage the ninth edition of the World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships.

Calvo Gomez continues domination as Jones suffers Manchester disappointment again

By Duncan Mackay at the Manchester Central Convention Complex

Jade Jones was beaten for the second consecutive year by Spain's Eva Calvo Gomez at the WTF Grand Prix in Manchester ©WTFJade Jones' wait to add a World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) Grand Prix title to her Olympic gold medal will continue for a while longer after she suffered another defeat by a golden point here today. 

Iranian wins battle of champions in epic final at World Taekwondo Federation Grand Prix

By Gary Anderson at the Manchester Central Convention Complex

Iranian Mahdi Khodabakhshi (right) brought day two of the World Taekwondo Federation Grand Prix in Manchester to a close with a thrilling win in the mens under 80kg class against the Isle of Man's Aaron Cook ©WTFA titanic battle between Iran's Mahdi Khodabakhshi and Aaron Cook, competing under the Isle of Man flag, brought the second night of action here at the World Taekwondo Federation Grand Prix to a close in style as both men battled for the under 80 kilogram title, with Asian champion coming out on top. 
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