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Jun 24, 2017
World Taekwondo: Martial arts federation rebrands itself to change 'uncomfortable' WTF acronymThe rebranding and launch of a new logo reflect a "commitment to evolving and adapting to remain relevant with today's modern audiences", World Taekwondo said.
May 03, 2017
AIIMS doctors to learn taekwondo for self-defence as assaults on medicos riseWith a spurt in cases of violence against medicos, the resident doctors of AIIMS will undergo training in taekwondo, a form of martial art, so that they can defend themselves if attacked on duty.
Aug 19, 2016
Rio Olympics 2016: Iran wins their first women's medal as Kimia Alizadeh claims taekwondo bronzeKimia Alizadeh won the first ever Olympic medal by an Iranian woman after claiming taekwondo bronze in Rio on Thursday.
Sep 30, 2014
Asian Games: 19-year-old Latika makes it to taekwondo quarterfinalsHowever, Latika's next bout later today, will be a tough one against current Asian champion South Korea's Jeongyeon Hoon.
Sep 17, 2013
Photos: Syrian children learn Taekwondo in refugee campsThousands of Syrians have been housed in refugee camps have found a unique way to keep themselves occupied. They are learning Taekwondo - a martial art form, from Korean masters. Syrian children seem to be enjoying these sessions but the Korean masters hope that the adults, who are also part of their training, will be able to instruct the children themselves. Here are the images.
Dec 28, 2012
Taekwondo Federation of India suspended by international body: reportThe International Taekwondo-Do Federation (ITF) has suspended the Taekwondo Federation of India citing the Indian Olympic Association’s suspension from its parent body for not following Olympic Charter.
Dec 11, 2012
Mamata, the streetfighter, has a black belt nowSeoul-based KUKKIWON, the apex body of Korean martial art Taekwondo, will confer an honorary black belt on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
Aug 11, 2012
What the bronze medal means for AfghanistanIn a year filled with suicide bombings, school poisonings and kidnappings, including the killing of three US soldiers in Afghanistan today, Rohullah Nikpah's taekwondo bronze in the Olympics feels golden.
Feb 20, 2012
Afghanistan banks on fighting sports for Olympic gloryAgainst all odds three Afghan athletes train for the 2012 London Olympics.