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Stevenson Aims To Make It Third Time Lucky

 Team GB taekwondo athlete Sarah Stevenson is aiming to make it third time lucky in Beijing.    Stevenson is the oldest member of the three-strong Team GB taekwondo team for Beijing, competing at her third Olympic Games aged just 25.   She came close to a medal aged 17 in Sydney, finishing fourth. After missing…

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The Get Set London roadshow will be touring the capital again in the summer

The Get Set London roadshow will be touring the capital again in the summer, following its success earlier this year. The roadshow explains the opportunities created by the 2012 Games – including business, jobs, training and cultural activities. It will visit established and diverse events across the capital, including the RISE festival and the London…

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London 2012 Unveil UK Handover Celebrations

London 2012 today unveiled its plans for celebrating the moment the Olympic Flag is handed over from Beijing to London at the closing ceremony of the Olympic Games on August 24. London 2012 Chairman Sebastian Coe and young Olympic hopeful Tom Daley were joined by Mayor of London Boris Johnson and Olympics Minister Tessa Jowell…

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ETU Poomse Seminar in Alicante

Great success for the 2nd ETU Poomse seminar. The second ETU Instructors’ Poomsae Seminar took place from April 23rd – 25th 2008 in Alicante, Spain. Responding to the Spanish Federation’s invitation, Danish Master Mr. Ky-Tu Dang, 7 times European champion and World champion 2007, conducted it. This session hosted around thirty trainees coming from numerous countries:…

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STRONG SHOWING BY BRITISH MALES IN THE 7TH WORLD JUNIOR TAEKWONDO CHAMPIONSHIPS

 Recent medal rankings reflected a hugely successful tournament in Turkey, with the British male junior team rating fourth from the 74 competing nations. In another good indicator of the potential of our young athletes, Aaron Cook capped a satisfying week by taking the light heavyweight gold.   This recent success now positions Great Britain as…

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BOA Announces Taekwondo Members of Team GB for Beijing 2008

The British Olympic Association (BOA) today selected taekwondo members of Team GB for the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.    The athletes are:   -58kg Michael Harvey    +67kg Sarah Stevenson   -80kg Aaron Cook   Commenting on their selection:   Sarah Stevenson said:  “I am looking fwd to my 3rd Olympics. I am hoping third time lucky. This…