Britain’s Jade Jones and China’s Wu Jingyu will hope to complete a hat-trick of Olympic triumphs as taekwondo competition begins at Tokyo 2020.
Back-to-back Olympic champion Jade Jones won another continental title at the European Taekwondo Championships in Sofia.
Bulgarian capital Sofia is poised to stage the European Taekwondo Championships, where athletes will get the chance to find their form ahead of the continent's qualifier for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Double Olympic taekwondo champion Jade Jones, has said she is seeking a third Olympic title in Tokyo next year, a feat that is unmatched in the sport.
GB Taekwondo's training base in Manchester is set to be reopened next week to allow elite athletes to return to training.
Clive Lloyd, the Manchester-based former West Indies cricketer who captained his country as they dominated the game in the 1970s and 80s, has been awarded a knighthood in the Queen’s New Year Honours List.
A good signifier of the state of British sport is the annual BBC Sports Personality of the Year Awards.
World champion Irem Yaman of Turkey beat double Olympic champion Jade Jones of Great Britain in the women’s under-57 kilograms final on day two of the G4 Extra European Taekwondo Championships in Bari.
World taekwondo champion Jade Jones believes she would achieve legendary status if she were to secure gold at Tokyo 2020.