France’s Magda Wiet-Hénin and Italy’s world champion Simone Alessio were among those earning places in the Tokyo 2020 taekwondo competition tonight at the European Qualification Tournament in the Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
Tokyo 2020 taekwondo prospect Skylar Park will receive CAD10,000 (£5,900/$8,200/€6,800) to aid preparations through a new funding source for Canada's top athletes and Olympic hopefuls.
Many of Europe’s best taekwondo athletes will seek final Tokyo 2020 places at the European Qualification Tournament starting in the Bulgarian capital of Sofia tomorrow.
Former World Taekwondo vice-president and World Taekwondo Africa head Ahmed Fouly has been posthumously awarded the Cheongryong Medal, the highest Order of Sports Merit honour available in South Korea.
Organisers of next month's African Taekwondo Championships have earmarked the event as an important learning opportunity ahead of the Dakar 2026 Youth Olympic Games (YOG).
Claude Marshall, sport coordinator for the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and a Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation (THF) Board member, emphasised the vital importance of sport to refugees at the first World Taekwondo-International University Sports Federation (FISU) University Sport and Peace Forum.
Six countries claimed gold medals as the inaugural Online World Taekwondo Poomsae Open Challenge reached its conclusion.
Haby Niaré, an Olympic taekwondo medallist and former world champion, is retiring from the sport.
Registration is now open for the first ever USA Taekwondo Grand Prix Series, described as a "major moment" for the sport of taekwondo in the country.
World Para Taekwondo has begun a countdown of the sport's greatest moments to build anticipation ahead of its Paralympic debut at Tokyo 2020.
Morocco’s national taekwondo team are looking to step up their preparations for this year’s African Championships.
Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation (THF) Board member Claude Marshall will be one of three main speakers at the University Sport and Peace Forum.
Australian Taekwondo has launched a survey ahead of making what it describes as "significant changes" to its digital platform.
Elected World Taekwondo officials are set to only be able to serve three consecutive terms in any role after reforms which also include age limits and steps to improve gender balance were approved by the Council today.
Hadi Saei, Iran's most successful Olympian, has stepped down from his role as technical director of the Islamic Republic of Iran Taekwondo Federation.