International - The Grand Slam Director for WT Jin Bang Yang, talked exclusively with MasTKD about the qualification process to Olympics trough this event that is taking place in Wuxi China. With a separate ranking system, the WT is enhancing this tournament besides the Grand Prix Series to develop the way to compete for all the athletes around the world.
International - World Taekwondo has created a working group to explore taekwondo’s inclusion in the Commonwealth Games for Birmingham 2022 and beyond.
International - Director General Jin-bang Yang, having completed his contract with WT, will depart the Seoul office to return to his teaching duties at Yongin University. However, he remains as Chairman of the WT Technical Committee.
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.
International - Two vice presidents and four council members have been appointed to the World Taekwondo Council by the organization’s president, Chungwon Choue.