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 - Two vice presidents and four council members have been appointed to the World Taekwondo Council by the organization’s president, Chungwon Choue.
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.
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.
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.
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 - 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.