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Miss Nevada Nia Sanchez crowned Miss USA 2014

Last Updated: Monday, June 09, 2014, 14:17

Miss Nevada Nia Sanchez has been crowned as Miss USA 2014 at the Baton Rouge Civic Center in Louisiana.

Vladimir Putin better at martial arts than legendary Chuck Norris!

Last Updated: Friday, November 15, 2013, 15:25

Russian President Vladimir Putin has been awarded a ninth-degree black belt from the World Taekwondo Federation, a rare honour, which places him above legendary martial artist, Chuck Norris.

Nigeria`s coach assures of medals in 2016 Olympics taekwondo

Last Updated: Sunday, July 21, 2013, 19:38

Nigeria`s taekwondo athletes will win medals at the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic Games, Professional Taekwondo Coaches Association of Nigeria (PTCAN) president Ferguson Oluigbo has said.

South Korea claims two more golds at taekwondo worlds

Last Updated: Sunday, July 21, 2013, 13:23

South Korean taekwondo exponents continued their display of supremacy at the WTF World Taekwondo Championships taking away two gold medals Saturday in the event where they have so far accumulated six gold medals.

Brothers claim to have set Guinness World Record in taekwondo

Last Updated: Sunday, July 21, 2013, 10:56

Two brothers from Aurangabad, Naeem and Rais Shabbir Khan, claim to have created a Guinness World Record in taekwondo by hitting 37,161 full contact kicks in one hour.

Thailand, Mexico win golds at World Taekwondo meet

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 17, 2013, 15:33

Mexican Uriel Adriano lifted the men`s 74kg title while Chanatip Sonkham of Thailand won the women`s 49kg at the 2013 World Taekwondo Championships here.

Afghanistan`s only Olympian bows out over accusations

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 16, 2013, 21:41

Afghanistan`s only Olympic medallist, taekwondo star and national hero Rohullah Nikpa, announced today that he would boycott international competition unless reforms root out discrimination and mismanagement within the sport in his country.

Olympic taekwondo: South Korea, Argentina wins golds

Last Updated: Saturday, August 11, 2012, 13:03

South Korea`s Hwang Kyung Seon defeated Nur Tatar from Turkey to retain her Olympic title in the women`s 67 kg division while Argentina`s Sebastian Eduardo Crismanich stunned Spaniard Nicolas Garcia Hemme to win a surprise gold in the men`s taekwondo 80 kg after hot favourites stumbled Friday

Olympic taekwondo: Jade Jones seals gold for Britain

Last Updated: Friday, August 10, 2012, 17:40

Britain`s Jade Jones beat Hou Yuzhuo of China for the country`s first Olympic gold in women`s taekwondo here Thursday.

Olympic taekwondo: Gonzalez stuns Lee for gold

Last Updated: Thursday, August 09, 2012, 13:52

Spain`s Joel Gonzalez thrashed South Korea`s Lee Daehoon for Olympic gold in the final of the men`s flyweight taekwondo tournament Wednesday

Olympic taekwondo: Chinese Wu wins gold

Last Updated: Thursday, August 09, 2012, 13:45

China`s Wu Jingyu defended her flyweight Olympic taekwondo gold in devastating fashion Wednesday

TFI pledges to qualify for London Olympics

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 15, 2011, 18:39

Having given proper infrastructure and foreign exposure to its players, the Taekwondo Federation of India (TFI) today pledged to not only qualify for the 2012 London Olympic but also win medals for the country.