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Si Mohammed Kebti – “Simo” to his friends – may still be a schoolboy, but he did a man’s job at the 2015 World Taekwondo Championships in Chelyabinsk, Russia. Having battled through the preliminaries in the male -58kg division, his...
CHELYABINSK, Russia (May 14, 2015)  –  Korea won its first gold medal of the 2015 World Taekwondo Championships, while powerhouse Iran seized its second on the third day of competition, and the second set of finals. Korea’s Min-ah Ha won...
CHELYABINSK, Russia (May 14, 2015) - The World Taekwondo Federation welcomed a special guest to the 2015 World Taekwondo Championships currently underway in Chelyabinsk, Russia: Kit McConnell, the International Olympic Committee’s Sports Director. During his visit to the seven-day championships,...
CHELYABINSK, Russia, May 13 - The 2013 World Championships got into full swing today in Chelyabinsk, with Thailand’s Panipak Wongpattanakit and Iran’s Farzan Ashour Zadeh Fallah winning the first gold medals of the tourney. The previous day had seen the...
CHELYABINSK, Russia (May 12, 2015) - The World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) and International Taekwondo Federation (ITF) took part in an historic joint demonstration at the opening ceremony of the 2015 World Taekwondo Championships today as part of the WTF’s...
CHELYABINSK, Russia (May 12, 2015) – The opening ceremony of the 2015 World Taekwondo Championships featured dancers, acrobats, ninja turtles, robots and - for the first time ever - a joint demonstration by the two major bodies that administer...
CHELYABINSK, Russia (May 12, 2015) – Officials from the two major international bodies administering taekwondo around the world spoke of their hopes for the future just hours before the  first-ever joint demonstration by teams from the two federations took...
CHELYABINSK, Russia (May 12, 2015) – From welcoming mascots at the airport to downtown branding, this central Russian city straddling the Urals and Siberia has rolled out the red carpet for the 2015 World Taekwondo Championships. In a year when...
  CHELYABINSK, Russia (May 11, 2015) - The world’s taekwondo family was brought together in Russia, Chelyabinsk today as the WTF hosted the 26th WTF General Assembly ahead of the 2015 World Taekwondo Championships. The WTF General Assembly unanimously adopted a...
CHELYABINSK, Russia (May 11, 2015) – The central Russian city of Chelyabinsk earned the nickname “Tankograd” during World War II for its role as an armaments hub, but will soon be the scene of a different sort of combat...

 

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