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 - In 1950 South Korea was the location for one of the most daring military operations of the 20th century.
Nicaragua - The Nicaraguan Taekwondo Federation, negotiated during the visit of the president of PATU, Ji Ho Choi, that the 2017 Central American Games will be a G1 event in the modalities of Kyorugi and Poomsae.
Switzerland - Last week the IOC announced that up to 31 athletes could be banned from competing at the Olympic Games Rio 2016 after the reanalysis of 454 samples from the Olympic Games Beijing 2008. In the meantime, one more sample from Beijing 2008 has shown abnormal parameters, which the IOC, with the respective International Federation (IF), will also follow up.
Great Britain - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) presented its initiatives in the fight against corruption at the International Anti-Corruption Summit organised by British Prime Minister David Cameron on Thursday in London.
International - International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach today announced that the IOC will launch a free, online education service aimed specifically at Olympians, other elite athletes and their coaches.
International - IOC President calls for sport to be included in UN Sustainable Development Goals during speech at UN headquarters.
International - The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has announced pledges of USD 6.45 million from world governments in the fight for the clean athletes which will create a joint fund of nearly USD 13 million.
Switzerland - The International Olympic Committee is moving ahead with the consolidation of its headquarters, as announced last December.
International - Following the unanimous approval of the 40 recommendations that make up Olympic Agenda 2020 by the IOC Session on 8 and 9 December, the focus has now turned from decision to implementation.