Switzerland - World Taekwondo (WT), the International Taekwon-Do Federation (ITF) and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today hosted an event in commemoration of the 25th anniversary of taekwondo’s Olympic inclusion.
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.