Egypt - The Egyptian resort city of Sharm El-Sheikh in Egypt will be hosting the 2017 World Taekwondo Cadet Championships from August 24-27.
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.
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.
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.
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.
South Korea - The president of the World Taekwondo Federation (WT) said during the Executive Council meeting that "we desperately need Taekwondo stars".
International - The Director of the World Taekwondo Federation Referee Commission, Chakir Chelbat, started practicing sports when he was only four. Today, MasTKD shows you an unknown facet of his story.
South Korea - The upcoming World Taekwondo Championships 2017 in Muju, Korea, will be the biggest ever, featuring the largest number of participants in the sport’s history.
Italy - MasTKD had the opportunity to speak with Angelo Cito, President of the Italian Taekwondo Federation, who is postulating to become a WTF Executive Council Member and to revalidate his place within the ETU. MasTKD Español.
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.
South Korea - One day ahead of the opening of the 2017 WTF World Taekwondo Championships, the WTF General Assembly convened in Muju, Korea, to review the last four years’ progress and to prepare for this afternoon’s quadrennial leadership elections.
United States - Harassment, commonly known as bullying, has become an infliction that seems difficult to overcome, but do we really know the DNA of this behavior that is needed to have both sides of the story? MasTKD Español.