United Kingdom - Jordan, Great Britain and Korea all won gold medals today on the opening day of the World Taekwondo Grand Prix Series 3 in London, which attracted some of the world’s very best Taekwondo athletes.
United Kingdom - The record-breaking 7th World Para Taekwondo Champions drew to a close today with nearly 200 elite Para Taekwondo athletes from around the world battling it out to become world champion.
Greece - The 1st World Taekwondo Beach Championships held in Rhodes island, Greece between 5-6 May 2017 are officially shortlisted for the Peace and Sports Awards 2017 in the category April6 Initiative of the Year category.
United States - Portland, the major port in the Willamette Valley region of the Pacific Northwest in the US, will be a “must” stop for all the athletes who want to experience a competition of the highest level in the region. MasTKD Español.
United Kingdom - Excitement is building ahead of this week’s World Taekwondo Grand Prix Series in London, which will once again draw the world’s elite Taekwondo athletes as they battle it out to secure Olympic ranking points and the honor of becoming Grand Prix Champion.
Morocco - Turkey and Korea won the last gold medals up for grabs in the third and final day of the Rabat 2017 World Taekwondo Grand Prix Series in the Moroccan capital.
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.
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.
South Korea - Dr. Un Yong Kim, founding president of World Taekwondo and former vice president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) passed away on October 3. He was 86 years old. MasTKD Español.
Morocco - The rising status of African Taekwondo, the sport’s Olympic future and Taekwondo unity were discussed at a lively press conference that took place the day before the elite World Taekwondo Grand Prix Series 2 kicks off in Rabat, Morocco.
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.
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 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.