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For taekwondo, Chiba is 2020’s Olympic City CHIBA, Japan (September 6, 2019) - The World Taekwondo Grand Prix will take place in Chiba in September, marking the first time the prestigious event has been held in Japan. The Grand Prix will take...
By Jung Min-ho, The Korea Times Ever since it became an official Olympic medal sport at the 2000 Sydney Games, taekwondo has evolved steadily with new ideas and technologies. Notably, at the 2012 London Olympics, World Taekwondo (WT), a global governing...
SEOUL, Korea (September 4, 2019) - On this day 25 years ago, taekwondo became an official Olympic sport at the 103rd IOC Session in Paris as taekwondo was adopted on to the Olympic programme of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games. After being invited to...
Outline of Sahl Hasheesh 2019 WT Beach Championships
“I am still in shock!” said Ava Lee, in the wake of winning a very close gold in the W-59kg category at the Tashkent 2019 World Taekwondo Cadet Championships. “It’s just crazy I get the opportunity to fight against the...
CHUNGJU, Korea, (August 30, 2019) - World Taekwondo and its charity affiliate the Taekwondo Humanitarian Federation signed a memorandum of understanding today with the International SAMBO Federation, or FIAS, with the aim of carrying out joint projects to advance...
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High kicking action was underway in WT’s newest member country, Guinea-Bissau last month, when taekwondo clubs from different regions of Guinea-Bissau gathered to do battle in a talent-spotting tournament ahead of the Dakar 2022 Youth Olympic Games, to be...
http://www.worldtaekwondo.org/competition/olympic-games/2020-tokyo-olympics/information/

 

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