Morocco's Rajae Akermach has become the first African woman to reach a world number one ranking in Para-taekwondo.
Jean Claude Niringiyimana has been named as the International Paralympic Committee's (IPC) Allianz Athlete of the Month for April.
The first international Para-taekwondo seminar in the Americas took place in Lima with the aim of raising awareness of the sport across the continent.
Reigning Para-Taekwondo European champion Amy Truesdale of Great Britain has expressed her delight at being given the chance to train with her compatriot and double Olympic gold medallist Jade Jones.
Morocco's Mohammed Aatif will be hoping to put the pain of losing in the final of last year's African Para Taekwondo Open behind him as he aims to win gold at the second edition of the competition later this month.
Japan’s Chikara Ito has moved up six positions to 12th in the K44 men’s under 61 kilograms Para-taekwondo world rankings after winning top honours at last month’s US Open in Las Vegas.
Belarus will replace Russia as the host of this year's European Para-Taekwondo Championships, it has been announced.
Shauna-Kay Hines has become the first Jamaican to win a medal at an international Para-taekwondo event after she claimed silver at the US Open in Las Vegas.
London has been chosen as the host city for the 2017 World Para Taekwondo Championships.
Seven athletes participated at the British National Para Taekwondo Poomsae Championships in Nottingham.
Rwanda has been chosen to host the second edition of the African Para Taekwondo Open, scheduled to be held in March next year.
The United States’ Corbin Stacey has risen two places to number two in the latest Para-taekwondo world rankings after winning the K44 men's over 75 kilograms final at last month’s Oceania Open Championships in Suva.
Taekwondo Canada, Sport Burnaby and the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) collaborated to provide a free seminar on Para-taekwondo, as a legacy of the World Junior Championships.
Corbin Stacey has targeted competing at the 2019 Parapan American Games in Lima, with the American taekwondo player indicating success could encourage him to set his sights on the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics.
The World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) has released the Para-taekwondo world rankings for November, which see Croatia’s Ivan Mikulic remain top of the men’s K44 over 75 kilograms category.