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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…

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BTCB Club take the stage for ITV’s Britain’s Got Talent show

A MARTIAL arts club from the North-East impressed judges on a television talent show with a high risk, high-energy act. Chungdokwan Taekwondo, in County Durham, performed a thrilling two-minute routine on ITV’s Britain’s Got Talent show.    

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WTF Adopts 2009 WADA Code

BY: WTF At the WTF General Assembly in Cesme, Turkey on May 6, the 2009 edition of the World Anti-Doping Code has been unanimously adopted. With the adoption, the WTF became the second International Sports Federation after the FINA, showing its strong determination against anti-doping rule violations. The WADA code 2009 brings some important changes in the…

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Poomse World Championships in Turkey

Turkey will host next Poomse World Championships. WTF President Choue announced at the General Assembly in Izmir that Turkey will host the next WTF World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships. This will be the 3rd Poomse World Championships and they are scheduled for December this year (2008). For the first time the WTF Poomse World Championships will…

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GB TAEKWONDO LOOK FORWARD TO THE 7TH JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS IN TURKEY

The Turkish city of Izmir will this week host a talented young British squad in the 7th Taekwondo Junior World Championships. The Great Britain team, including both Aaron Cook and Scott Atkinson, will continue their preparations in the run up to the event which takes place from the 6th-11th May. The competition is a showcase for…

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WTF General Assembly in Izmir

BY: ETU At the General Assembly of WTF in Izmir some important and interesting issues came up the table. The following amendments of the WTF Rules have been accepted by the General Assembly: The deposit sum of $ 30.000.- to be paid by any prospective host of WTF promoted events has been put down. Instead…