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Photos: Syrian children learn Taekwondo in refugee camps

Sep 17, 2013

Photos: Syrian children learn Taekwondo in refugee camps

Thousands 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. #Syria #ImagesOfTheDay #Martial Art #taekwondo
Mamata, the streetfighter, has a black belt now

Dec 11, 2012

Mamata, the streetfighter, has a black belt now

Seoul-based KUKKIWON, the apex body of Korean martial art Taekwondo, will confer an honorary black belt on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. #Mamata Banerjee #NewsTracker #taekwondo #KUKKIWON
What the bronze medal means for Afghanistan

Aug 11, 2012

What the bronze medal means for Afghanistan

In 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. #Afghanistan #Olympics 2012 #taekwondo #Rohullah Nikpai
Afghanistan banks on fighting sports for Olympic glory

Feb 20, 2012

Afghanistan banks on fighting sports for Olympic glory

Against all odds three Afghan athletes train for the 2012 London Olympics. #Afghanistan #Boxing #London Olympics #taekwondo

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Afghanistan banks on fighting sports for Olympic glory

Jul 21, 2014

Choi confirms he will never move to anywhere else

Korean taekwondo coach Choi Young-Seuk said that he has never thought before to coach exponents in other countries, saying that he has been coaching in Thailand for 12 years and feels in love with the country, its people and the Thai exponents in par...
Afghanistan banks on fighting sports for Olympic glory

Jul 17, 2014

Thai Taekwondo Association to bring back coach Choi

Thailand Taekwondo Association vice president Pricha Tortrakul is due to fly to South Korea to talk with the Korean taekwondo officials about bringing coach Choi Young-Seok back to the country...
Afghanistan banks on fighting sports for Olympic glory

Jul 07, 2014

San Jose: Powerful taekwondo presentation takes over venue

Nearly 5,000 competitors packed the convention center, helping determine who might go to the Olympic...
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