Taekwondo

Olympic champion Mandic reigns supreme at Taekwondo Grand Prix in Manchester

By Gary Anderson at Manchester Central Covention Complex

World number one and London 2012 champion Milica Mandic of Serbia showed her class once more with victory in Manchester ©Getty Images Serbia's Olympic champion Milica Mandic proved why she is ranked as the number one female in the over 67 kilogram category after cruising to victory over Dutchwoman Reshmie Oogink on the opening evening of the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) Grand Prix here.

New taekwondo scoring system to be introduced at Manchester Grand Prix

By Gary Anderson

The Protection Scoring System is to be extended to head-gear for the first time at the Taekwondo Grand Prix in Manchester ©Getty ImagesA new scoring system incorporating the use of head-gear will be used for the first time at the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) Grand Prix in Manchester starting tomorrow.

Ten Olympic champions headline line-up for World Taekwondo Grand Prix in Manchester

By Gary Anderson

Joel Gonzalez Bonilla of Spain is one of 10 Olympic champions set to compete at the World Taekwondo Grand Prix in Manchester ©Getty ImagesManchester is gearing up to host the third stop on the World Taekwondo Federation Grand Prix Series this week which will see ten Olympic champions battling it out for gold.

World Taekwondo Federation announce strategic five-year plan as waits on Tokyo 2020 Paralympics decision

By Gary Anderson

The WTF has announced details of a five-year strategic plan to develop and promote Para-taekwondo ©ITGA new five-year strategic plan to develop and expand Para-taekwondo worldwide has been announced today, despite the sport's initial failure to gain a place on the programme for Tokyo 2020. 

Australian Sports Commission recognises new unified national taekwondo body

By Emily Goddard

The Australian Sports Commission has officially recognised a new unified Sports Taekwondo Australia ©Sports Taekwondo Australia The Australian Sports Commission has formally recognised a new unified national taekwondo body made up of Sports Taekwondo Australia (STA) and Taekwondo Australia Ltd.

Jade Jones looking for redemption as Manchester prepares for World Taekwondo Federation Grand Prix

By Paul Osborne

Jade Jones will be among a strong British contingent hoping to collect gold a the Taekwondo Grand Prix in Manchester next month ©GB TaekwondoGreat Britain's Olympic champion Jade Jones is hoping to get her hands on what is proving to be an elusive World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) Grand Prix gold medal next month after missing out on top honours at the last three events. 

Olympic champion Jones denied gold on final day of Taekwondo Grand Prix in Astana

By Gary Anderson

Jade Jones (left) and Eva Calvo Gomez battled for gold at the Daulet Sporting Complex in Astana ©WTFBritain's Olympic champion Jade Jones had to settle for a silver medal on the final day of action at the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) Grand Prix in Astana after losing out to Spain's Eva Calvo Gomez on a golden point.

Guo upsets Johansson to take gold at Taekwondo Grand Prix in Astana

By Gary Anderson

Yun Fei Guo (left) caused an upset in Astana by overcoming Swede Elin Johansson in their gold medal match ©WTFChina's Yunfei Guo has claimed gold on the second day of action at the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) Grand Prix in Astana by overcoming the strongly fancied Swede Elin Johansson.

France, Croatia and US strike gold on first day of Astana taekwondo Grand Prix

By Gary Anderson

France's M'bar N'Diaye (left) came through a tight contest with Mahama Abdoufatah Cho of Britain ©WTFThe first day of action at the World Taekwondo Federation Grand Prix in Astana saw three categories decided with athletes from France, Croatia and the United States picking up gold medals.
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