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Aug 01, 2018
Asian Games 2018: Everything you need to know about 10-pin bowling and Korean martial art taekwondoBowling will feature three category of events — trios, team and masters — for male and female participants, while Taekwondo will have two disciplines, viz kyorugi and poomsae — the latter making its debut at the Asian Games.
Jul 26, 2018
Asian Games 2018: Delhi High Court asks sports ministry secretary to review selection process for TaekwondoThe Delhi High Court appointed the secretary of Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs as one-man panel for reviewing the selection of sports persons to represent India in Taekwondo in the upcoming 18th Asian Games in Jakarta
Jul 03, 2018
Asian Games 2018: India announce 524-member contingent across 36 disciplines for Jakarta eventThe Indian Olympic Association (IOA) announced a 524-member contingent of athletes for the 18 August-2 September Asian Games in Indonesia where they will vie for medals in 36 disciplines.
Jun 02, 2018
Asian Games 2018: IOA plan to send 900-member contingent for tournament starting in AugustIOA president Narinder Batra and secretary general Rajeev Mehta are confident that a final list of 620 plus athletes and approximately 273 officials across disciplines will be allowed for the quadrennial extravaganza.
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.
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 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.