Dominican Republilc - In late November MasTKD published the news that Olympic medalist Gabriel Mercedes had denounced Dominican athletes Yajaira Peguero and Disnancy Polanco for damage to property and would be arrested. The parties reached an agreement and reconciled.
Dominican Republic - Two recognized athletes of the Dominican Republic Taekwondo National Team could be arrested within the next hours for alleged violation of the Dominican Republic Penal Code in detriment of Olympic Silver Medalist, Gabriel Mercedes.
Dominican Republic - Candy Carolina Bortz was diagnosed with thyroid cancer at the age of nine. Ever since she devoted herself to fighting the disease and educate others about it; "being a cancer survivor means I'm stronger than the others."