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Taekwondo Federation Netherlands boosts women in leadership roles by committing to diversity charter.

Taekwondo Federation Netherlands (TBN) is to follow an inclusion and diversity charter in 2022, with an objective to get more women, young people and people with disabilities into management positions. The charter, part of a Dutch Olympic Committee*Dutch Sports Federation initiative, comes after studies showed marginalised groups – such as those with disabilities, people with…

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World Taekwondo Oceania pens development deal with Mexican Federation.

World Taekwondo Oceania (WTO) has signed an athlete development agreement with the Mexican Taekwondo Federation. John Kotsifas, the WTO President, said the deal would “significantly benefit” both athletes and member associations in Oceania. Joint training camps in both Oceania and Mexico are part of the agreement, as well as the sharing of technical knowledge and…

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19 year old from Isreali wins World Para TaeKwondo Gold Medal

Asaf Yasur is Israel’s first para taekwondo gold medalist, besting five other contestants in the under-58 kg category. By Abigail Klein Leichman  DECEMBER 13, 2021, 8:53 AM Asaf Yasur, Israel’s first para taekwondo world champion. Photo by Yair Glazer Israel notched its first para taekwondo gold medal after Asaf Yasur beat all competitors in the under-58 kg category of…

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Russian and Belarusian athletes are being banned by world TaeKwondo from future events

World Taekwondo has moved to ban individual athletes and officials from Russia and Belarus following the invasion of Ukraine. The decision was taken after the governing body’s Council met for an extraordinary meeting today, and complies with the recommendation of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). Taekwondo’s global governing body has already banned Russian and Belarusian…

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Elon Musk Challenges Putin to 1 on 1 Combat Winner Takes Ukraine

  Billionaire and Tesla founder Elon Musk has challenged Russian president Vladimir Putin to single combat, which has sparked interest in their respective martial arts skills. Musk’s challenge came after YouTuber-turned-boxer Jake Paul shared a mock boxing poster of himself and the Russian president last week. So, do Musk and Putin have martial arts training and who…

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