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WKF expecting Karate1 Premier League event in Rotterdam to break participation records

WKF expecting Karate1 Premier League event in Rotterdam to break participation records

David Kiue March 4, 2017 Comments Off on WKF expecting Karate1 Premier League event in Rotterdam to break participation records

The World Karate Federation (WKF) are expecting the upcoming Karate1 Premier League event in Rotterdam to continue the trend of breaking participation records as over 1,100 athletes have already entered the competition. Rotterdam is

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Chuck Norris inducted into the Kocosports Combat Sports Hall of Fame

Chuck Norris inducted into the Kocosports Combat Sports Hall of Fame

David Kiue December 29, 2015 Comments Off on Chuck Norris inducted into the Kocosports Combat Sports Hall of Fame

Carlos Ray “Chuck” Norris (born March 10, 1940) is an American martial artist, actor, film producer and screenwriter. After serving in the United States Air Force, he began his rise to fame as a martial artist, and has since

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Kaori Matsumoto and Shohei Ono win gold at the World Judo Championships in Astana, Kazakhstan

Kaori Matsumoto and Shohei Ono win gold at the World Judo Championships in Astana, Kazakhstan

Gerry O'Neill August 27, 2015 Comments Off on Kaori Matsumoto and Shohei Ono win gold at the World Judo Championships in Astana, Kazakhstan

London Olympic gold medalist Kaori Matsumoto defeated Romania’s Corina Caprioriu to win the women’s 57-kilogram gold medal at the World Judo Championships on Wednesday, while Shohei Ono defeated compatriot Riki Nakaya to win the men’s

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The Karate Women – A self-defense class at Sport&Health draws women from Virginia and D.C.

The Karate Women – A self-defense class at Sport&Health draws women from Virginia and D.C.

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It’s time to expand your horizons. Gyms are no longer just a place where members can break a sweat and get in shape. Gyms can also provide a venue for enhancing lives overall. This

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Judo world mourns passing of 74 year old Dutch Olympic champion Wim Ruska

Judo world mourns passing of 74 year old Dutch Olympic champion Wim Ruska

David Kiue February 16, 2015 Comments Off on Judo world mourns passing of 74 year old Dutch Olympic champion Wim Ruska

The judo world is mourning the passing of Dutch Olympic judo champion Wim Ruska, who has died at the age of 74. The 8th dan wrote his name in the history books by becoming

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Glasgow stripped of 2015 European Judo Championships after UFC sponsorship battle

Glasgow stripped of 2015 European Judo Championships after UFC sponsorship battle

David Kiue February 16, 2015 Comments Off on Glasgow stripped of 2015 European Judo Championships after UFC sponsorship battle

Glasgow has been stripped of the European Judo Championships following a row over a sponsorship agreement with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), it was announced today. The UFC had announced earlier this month that they

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Taekwondo to be added to Tokyo 2020 Paralympic programme as sailing and football 7-a-side miss out

Taekwondo to be added to Tokyo 2020 Paralympic programme as sailing and football 7-a-side miss out

David Kiue February 2, 2015 Comments Off on Taekwondo to be added to Tokyo 2020 Paralympic programme as sailing and football 7-a-side miss out

Taekwondo will make its Paralympic debut at Tokyo 2020, it was decided by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Governing Board today, meaning a total of 22 sports will feature, but sailing and football 7-a-side

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Video: IJF World Judo Tour 2015 will consist of the Grand Slam, Grand Prix and World Masters

Video: IJF World Judo Tour 2015 will consist of the Grand Slam, Grand Prix and World Masters

Autobot Prime January 21, 2015 Comments Off on Video: IJF World Judo Tour 2015 will consist of the Grand Slam, Grand Prix and World Masters

The IJF World Judo Tour 2015 will consist of Grand Slam (5), Grand Prix (11) and one World Masters. The location of the Grand Slams and Grand Prix is fixed for an olympic cycle,

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World Taekwondo Federation introduce changes to make sport more marketable

World Taekwondo Federation introduce changes to make sport more marketable

David Kiue January 16, 2015 Comments Off on World Taekwondo Federation introduce changes to make sport more marketable

A number of changes have been announced by the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) following their Extraordinary Council meeting in Bangkok, including the departure of Jean-Marie Ayer from his position as the body’s secretary general. WTF President

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Para-Taekwondo championships due to make first major appearance in Asia and Africa

Para-Taekwondo championships due to make first major appearance in Asia and Africa

David Kiue January 15, 2015 Comments Off on Para-Taekwondo championships due to make first major appearance in Asia and Africa

Asia and Africa will host a Para-Taekwondo Championships for the first time in 2015 as the sport’s development continues its rapid growth following a hugely successful 2014. Taiwan will host the inaugural Asian Para-Taekwondo

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International Judo Federation donates $10,000 to National Ebola Response Centre

International Judo Federation donates $10,000 to National Ebola Response Centre

David Kiue January 7, 2015 Comments Off on International Judo Federation donates $10,000 to National Ebola Response Centre

The International Judo Federation (IJF) has made a $10,000 (£7,000/€8,000) donation to the National Ebola Response Centre in Sierra Leone. The ebola virus outbreak has claimed the lives of more than 450 people in

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International Judo Federation tighten their rules against match fixing

International Judo Federation tighten their rules against match fixing

David Kiue January 6, 2015 Comments Off on International Judo Federation tighten their rules against match fixing

New rules regarding match fixing have been published by the International Judo Federation (IJF) in order to tighten up policy in an increasingly important area in 21st century sport. In comparison with other sports

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World Taekwondo Championships mascots make first life-size appearance

World Taekwondo Championships mascots make first life-size appearance

David Kiue January 1, 2015 Comments Off on World Taekwondo Championships mascots make first life-size appearance

Hosted at the Olympic Judo Training Centre the first demo team festival featured seven groups representing Chelyabinsk taekwondo schools. The several hundred participants in the event were given a welcomed surprise when the mascots

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World Archery announces partnership with sports marketing company GPS Performance

World Archery announces partnership with sports marketing company GPS Performance

David Kiue January 1, 2015 Comments Off on World Archery announces partnership with sports marketing company GPS Performance

GPS Performance was chosen for its extensive experience in the sports marketing, event management and sponsorship industries, World Archery claimed. The business was established in 2000 by Ralph Kreiger and has an excellent reputation

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Jade Jones has been crowned GB Taekwondo’s Player of the Year for 2014

Jade Jones has been crowned GB Taekwondo’s Player of the Year for 2014

David Kiue December 24, 2014 Comments Off on Jade Jones has been crowned GB Taekwondo’s Player of the Year for 2014

Olympic champion and newly-crowned World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) World Grand Prix Series winner Jade Jones has been named GB Taekwondo’s Player of the Year for 2014. The accolade caps off a memorable 12 months for

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