The World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) have appointed eight members, including two athletes representatives, who will make up the Para-Taekwondo Governing Board.
A taekwondo class for students with visual impairments is being organised by the Korean Paralympic Committee, with Athens 2004 Olympic champion Moon Dae-sung set to be among the instructors.
Britain’s Olympic taekwondo bronze medallist Lutalo Muhammad, who grew up watching videos of boxing greats such as Muhammad Ali, Joe Louis and Sugar Ray Robinson, has engaged in some classic fighter’s talk ahead of a possible meeting later this week with Aaron Cook.
Young Nigerian taekwondo players to be primed for success as latest edition of training workshop begins
The fifth edition of the Chika Chukwumerije Sports Foundation (CCSF) taekwondo training workshop has begun in the Nigerian capital Abuja, aimed at preparing young athletes for the physical, mental and psychological rigours of the sport.
Belgium’s suspension from the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) will be lifted within the next two months, the body’s President Chungwon Choue has told insidethegames.
Tickets for October’s World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) Grand Prix in Manchester have gone on sale, it has been announced.
A special committee is being convened to discuss rule changes following the World Taekwondo Championships here, with removing sensors on pads in athletes’ socks so as to stop kicks with the side of the foot scoring being one possible alteration.
Iran's Mahdi Khodabakhshi, a brilliant master of the dark arts of the modern sport, clinically overpowered Britain's Damon Sansum to claim the final title of the World Taekwondo Championships here this evening.
Uzbekistan's Dmitry Shokin claimed a last gasp men's heavyweight gold here on the penultimate night of the World Taekwondo Championships, fighting back to break Ivorian hearts by overcoming Firmin Zokou.
Russia is still yet to win its first gold medal of the World Taekwondo Championships here after a day on which titles went to two South Koreans and Britain's Bianca Walkden, who brilliantly fought back from the disappointment of missing out on a home Olympics and two career-threatening injuries to triumph against the odds.
Turkey's Servet Tazegul won by far and away the most entertaining final here so far at the World Taekwondo Championships, breaking the hearts of the home crowd by edging Russia's great under 68 kilograms hope, Alexey Denisenko.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed here today between the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) and the International Committee of Sports for the Deaf (ICSD) to boost opportunities for deaf athletes in the sport.
South Korea's 18-year-old Ha Min-ah, ranked just 96 in the world, produced the shock result of the World Taekwondo Championships here so far by fighting back to beat China's double Olympic champion Wu Jingyu.
Top seeded Iranian teenager Farzan Ashourzadeh produced the composite champions performance here this evening to win the world under 58 kilograms title, after fellow teenager Panipak Wongpattanakit of Thailand had taken the first gold of the Championships in the women's under 46kg division.
A "new beginning" has been hailed here today as the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) World Championships officially opened with a historic demonstration by athletes from the WTF and the rival International Taekwondo Federation (ITF).