South Korea - The World Taekwondo referee leadership returns to the hands of an Asian Referee, in this case the Korean Canadian Songchul Kim, who from now on will be the new Director of the WT Referee Committee. MasTKD Español.
Uzbekistan - The inaugural World Taekwondo President's Cup-Asian Region Taekwondo Championships kicked off in Tashkent, Uzbekistan on August 11, 2017.
Uzbekistan - Uzbekistan President Shavkat Mirziyoyev has been awarded an honorary 9th dan black belt by World Taekwondo President Chungwon Choue, who was also granted two honors by the Central Asian state.
International - It is undeniable, that since Master Chakir Chelbat took the leadership of the WT refereeing, Taekwondo achieved something that IOC seeks in every sport: parity and universality in sports results. MasTKD Español.
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.
Russia - The world’s finest Taekwondo players will gather to do battle in Moscow as this year’s elite Grand Prix Series kicks off in the Russian capital on Aug. 4.
South Korea - A Taekwondo World Peace Festival including a concert, a parade, taekwondo demonstration, a forum and ceremonies will be held in Seoul and Muju from Sept. 2-4, 2017.
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.