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Zimbabwean teen teaches taekwondo to fight child marriage

“Natsiraishe Maritsa, second right, goes through taekwondo kicking drills during a practice session with young boys and girls in the Epworth settlement about 15 km southeast of the capital Harare, Saturday Nov. 7, 2020. In Zimbabwe, where girls as young as 10 are forced to marry due to poverty or traditional and religious practices, a…

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World Taekwondo, Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation, and International Bowling Federation sign MOU to promote humanitarian activities

  SOUTH KOREA – 2020/05/07 – World Taekwondo (WT), the Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation (THF) and the Union Internationale Motonautique (UIM) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today to promote humanitarian, peace and development initiatives in Sport. In light of the current situation provoked by the impact of the COVID-19 epidemic, the signing ceremony was conducted online, with…

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Brazilian Taekwondo Confederation launches Athletes’ Commission

The Brazilian Taekwondo Confederation (CBTKD) has announced the 15 members who will form the organization’s Athletes’ Commission. Online voting to select the representatives took place with athletes from five different regions elected. Henrique Precioso, Venilton Teixeira and Gabriel da Silva will represent the north region with lisson Bomfim, Edival Marques and Nivea Barros earning seats…

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Tetsugen Eric Heintz 1945 – 2020 obituary

https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/desmoinesregister/obituary.aspx?n=tetsugen-eric-heintz&pid=197094052 Tetsugen Eric Heintz Burnsville, MN – Tetsugen Eric Heintz, 75, of Burnsville, MN, died at home on Nov. 6th after a lengthy illness. He was born in Waterloo, IA, on July 13, 1945, but grew up in Burlington, IA. He graduated from Notre Dame (Burlington) High School in 1963 before marrying classmate Sharon Eastin;…

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