International - The IOC Session has confirmed that taekwondo is on the core sports programme of the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris. The IOC Session, which took place in Lima, confirmed taekwondo’s place following the selection of Paris as the host city for the 2024 Games and on the proposal of the IOC Executive Board.
International - This summer, the Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation joined over 200 organisations in an international coalition under UNHCR’s guidance, to promote tolerance and respect for people forced to flee through Taekwondo.
International - Welcoming the new competition season, the World Taekwondo Europe events attract more and more competitors year by year; evident that the sport of Taekwondo in Europe is always developing.
South Korea - The World Taekwondo referee leadership returns to the hands of an Asian Referee, in this case the Korean Canadian Songchul Kim, who from now on will be the new Director of the WT Referee Committee. MasTKD Español.
Egypt - Mohammed Alsowaiq secured Saudi Arabia's first ever gold medal in a taekwondo event as he overcame Italian Andrea Riondino 12-6 in the male under 65kg category on day one of the 2017 World Taekwondo Cadet Championships.
International - Two vice presidents and four council members have been appointed to the World Taekwondo Council by the organization’s president, Chungwon Choue.
International - It is undeniable, that since Master Chakir Chelbat took the leadership of the WT refereeing, Taekwondo achieved something that IOC seeks in every sport: parity and universality in sports results. MasTKD Español.
United States - We spoke exclusively with the World Taekwondo Secretary General, Hoss Rafaty, who spoke with us about the present and future of our sport and his perception about the permanence of Taekwondo in the Olympic program. MasTKD Español.
Russia - Cote D’Ivoire, Russia and Great Britain came away with the gold medals on the opening day of the Moscow 2017 World Taekwondo Grand Prix Series 1 as fans in Moscow and around the world were treated to thrilling taekwondo and last second twists and turns.
CHINA - Wuxi, the former industrial city located in Jiangsu Province in the People's Republic of China, will host the new-brand Taekwondo competition format that will leave more than one open-mouthed. MasTKD Español.
South Korea - A Taekwondo World Peace Festival including a concert, a parade, taekwondo demonstration, a forum and ceremonies will be held in Seoul and Muju from Sept. 2-4, 2017.
United States - Double gold for the Texas Varsity League TVTAL in their participation at the First High School Taekwondo Team Nationals during USAT National Championships in Detroit, MI. MasTKD Español.
South Korea - World Taekwondo was officially launched as its new brand and logo were revealed at the General Assembly that was held a day before the first day of the 23rd World Taekwondo Championships in Muju, Korea. MasTKD Español.
Egypt - Mexico secured their position at the top of the men’s medal tally with two golds on the final day of the 2017 World Taekwondo Cadet Championships, while Thailand’s total of five medals ensured first place in the women’s competition.
Egypt - The 2017 World Taekwondo Cadet Championships are set to begin later today as 420 young athletes from 46 countries gathered at the resort city of Sharm El-Sheikh in Egypt for one of the premiere events in the taekwondo family’s youth calendar.
Egypt - The Egyptian resort city of Sharm El-Sheikh in Egypt will be hosting the 2017 World Taekwondo Cadet Championships from August 24-27.
Uzbekistan - The inaugural World Taekwondo President's Cup-Asian Region Taekwondo Championships kicked off in Tashkent, Uzbekistan on August 11, 2017.
Uzbekistan - Uzbekistan President Shavkat Mirziyoyev has been awarded an honorary 9th dan black belt by World Taekwondo President Chungwon Choue, who was also granted two honors by the Central Asian state.
Russia - The Moscow 2017 World Taekwondo Grand Prix Series 1 drew to a close today with Korea taking both gold medals on offer and a further five different nations sharing the remaining medals in a reflection of the sport’s strength in depth around the world.
Russia - Korea, Thailand and Russia came away with the gold medals on day 2 of the Moscow 2017 World Taekwondo Grand Prix Series 1 after another thrilling day of taekwondo which included a number of shock defeats and a fantastic home atmosphere throughout.
Russia - The world’s finest Taekwondo players will gather to do battle in Moscow as this year’s elite Grand Prix Series kicks off in the Russian capital on Aug. 4.
CHINA - In order to promote Taekwondo as a more media-friendly, spectator-centric sport, World Taekwondo is promoting a brand-new event, the World Taekwondo Grand Slam Champions Series, offering major monetary prizes with the aim of creating stars in the sport. MasTKD Español.
South Korea - While the International Olympic Committee (IOC) is about to jointly awarding 2024 and 2028 Games, World Taekwondo opens bidding process for its major events through 2024 to allow cities an opportunity to consider hosting multiple events and leaving greater legacies. MasTKD Español.
Switzerland - World Taekwondo delegates headed by President Dr. Chungwon Choue visited the Olympic Museum in Lausanne to donate the PSS (Protector and Scoring System) used at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. MasTKD Español.
Canada - World Taekwondo Mourns the Loss of Founder of Taekwondo in Canada, Grand Master Chong Soo Lee.